Sub-theme 18: Identity and Change: How "Who We Are" Influences How We Drive or Cope with the Unexpected

Convenors:
Davide Ravasi, Cass Business School, United Kingdom
Nicole Rosenkranz, EHL Lausanne, Switzerland
Mamta Bhatt, IESEG School of Management, France
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-116
Plenary Session: Challenges of Doing and Publishing Research on Organizational Identity
Gerardo Patriotta (Associate Editor, Journal of Management Studies) and Davide Ravasi (Editorial Board Member of various journals): "ID challenges – An editorial perspective"
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Organizational Identity and Strategic Change - Room: TLÜ, Silva, S-116
Chair: Davide Ravasi
Jaakko Siltaloppi
How organizational identity sustains ongoing change: The co-evolving relationship between strategy and organizational identity
Discussant(s): Luis J. Serrano Tamayo
Luis J. Serrano Tamayo, Paul W. Chan and Paul Blackwell
Tensions of organisational identity in transition from illegitimacy to legitimacy: a perspective from the Colombian peace process
Discussant(s): Joep P. Cornelissen, Michael Hartmann, Jochen Koch, Madeleine Rauch and Matthias Wenzel
Joep P. Cornelissen, Michael Hartmann, Jochen Koch, Madeleine Rauch and Matthias Wenzel
Yes, but...: How identity and strategy remain incongruent in strategic change initiatives
Discussant(s): Jaakko Siltaloppi
Parallel Stream B: Organizational Identity Change - Room: TLÜ, Astra, A-544
Chair: Mamta Bhatt
Krista Pettit, Julia Balogun, Lisa Day and Mandy Bennett
Discontinuous identity change in MNC subsidiaries: A process model
Discussant(s): Mislav Radic
Mislav Radic, Davide Ravasi and Sébastien Mena
Categorical identity change: The privatization of Royal Mail
Discussant(s): Abiodun Ige and Michael Roberts
Abiodun Ige and Michael Roberts
The reign of God: Boundary spanning and organization identity change in a Canadian Catholic mission organization
Discussant(s): Krista Pettit, Julia Balogun, Lisa Day and Mandy Bennett
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 16:00 to 17:30
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Parallel Stream A: Organizational Identity and Institutions - Room: TLÜ, Silva, S-116
Chair: Davide Ravasi
Sara Graves, Stephanie Bertels and Joep P. Cornelissen
The role of identity in shaping CEOs’ responses to an emerging logic
Discussant(s): Dorothee Winkler, Florian Überbacher and Andreas Georg Scherer
Dorothee Winkler, Florian Überbacher and Andreas Georg Scherer
The role of organizational identity claims in the age of ideological complexity: The case of Tesla
Discussant(s): Kathryn Hartwell, Gerardo Patriotta and Simona Spedale
Kathryn Hartwell, Gerardo Patriotta and Simona Spedale
“We are different, but we are the same”: Understanding the interaction between identity change and institutions in organizational settings
Discussant(s): Sara Graves, Stephanie Bertels and Joep P. Cornelissen
Parallel Stream B: Organizational Identity and Time - Room: TLÜ, Astra, A-544
Chair: Nicole Rosenkranz
Rahul Kumar
Flexing time in organizational identity
Discussant(s): Andrea Casey
Andrea Casey
The relationship between organizational identity and memory: The role of individual actions in unexpected events
Discussant(s): Stephanie C.J. Koornneef and Tal Simons
Stephanie C.J. Koornneef and Tal Simons
“Days of future passed”: Organizations' use of temporal anchoring devices
Discussant(s): Rahul Kumar
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Managing Multiple Identities I - Room: TLÜ, Silva, S-116
Chair: Nicole Rosenkranz
Claire Le Breton, David Kroon, Niels G. Noorderhaven and Eero Vaara
Organizational identity work in post-merger integration: Cycles of mobilizing and expanding discursive resources
Discussant(s): Anna Lupina-Wegener, Shuang Liang, Rolf van Dick and Johannes Ullrich
Anna Lupina-Wegener, Shuang Liang, Rolf van Dick and Johannes Ullrich
The construction of multiple identities and ambivalence towards an acquisition: A study of a Chinese acquisition in Europe
Discussant(s): Nicole Rosenkranz
Elia Giovacchini and Nicole Rosenkranz
Two heart in one chest: The effect of hybrid organizational identity on strategy formation and change in a commercial open-source community
Discussant(s): David Kroon, Claire Le Breton, Niels G. Noorderhaven and Eero Vaara
Parallel Stream B: Relational and Role Identities - Room: TLÜ, Astra, A-544
Chair: Mamta Bhatt
Evelyn Micelotta, Giulia Cappellaro and Claudia Gabbioneta
The process of identity construction of nascent occupational groups in conditions of organizational and institutional pressure: The case of the American astronauts (1959–1974)
Discussant(s): Nico Klenner
Nico Klenner, Gerda Gemser and
How an individual’s paradox mindset informs role identity formation
Discussant(s): Mamta Bhatt
Mamta Bhatt
Insider or outsider: How consultants construct and manage their role identity using boundary work
Discussant(s): Evelyn Micelotta, Giulia Cappellaro and Claudia Gabbioneta
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30
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Parallel Stream A: Managing Multiple Identities II - Room: TLÜ, Silva, S-116
Chair: Nicole Rosenkranz
Stéphane Fauvy and Andrea Toarniczky
A question of life or death: The struggle of identities in a crisis situation
Discussant(s): Alexandre Viard and Thomas Paris
Alexandre Viard and Thomas Paris
How to deal with multiple identities in uncertain times? Insights from the French regulatory body for the film and audiovisual industries
Discussant(s): Yangerjungla Pongener and Abhoy Ojha
Yangerjungla Pongener and Abhoy Ojha
Non-competing multiple organizational identities: Causers and resolvers of tensions due to institutional complexity
Discussant(s): Stéphane Fauvy and Andrea Toarniczky
Parallel Stream B: Identity in Entrepreneurial Ventures - Room: TLÜ, Astra, A-544
Chair: Mamta Bhatt
Susanne Pankov, Itziar Castelló, Dirk Schneckenberg and Vivek Velamuri
Selling the venture further: Examining entrepreneurial narratives of tensions in the sharing economy
Discussant(s): Susanna Kislenko; Horacio Rousseau
Susanna Kislenko and Horacio Rousseau
Time as a double-edged sword: A temporal view of founder leadership in the non-profit context
Discussant(s): Ilham Bensouna; Isabelle Royer
Ilham Bensouna and Isabelle Royer
When identity is embodied in a missing artifact: Clashing founder values and market-driven managers in identity formation
Discussant(s): Susanne Pankov, Itziar Castelló, Dirk Schneckenberg and Vivek Velamuri
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30
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Parallel Stream A: Organizational Identity, Dynamism and Shocks - Room: TLÜ, Silva, S-116
Chair: Nicole Rosenkranz
Trudi Lang
Addressing turbulence: Issues and ideas organisational identity raises for scenario planning
Discussant(s): François Bastien and William M. Foster
François Bastien and William M. Foster
Informed responses: An identity perspective on organizational coping and exogenous shock
Discussant(s): Maithily Milind Pendse and Abhoy Ojha
Maithily Milind Pendse and Abhoy Ojha
Organizational identity and change: Integrating multiple identities as a response to a dynamic external context
Discussant(s): Jinia Mukerjee
Jinia Mukerjee
Riding the storm: Developing a threat-coping identity to deal with organizational threats
Discussant(s): Trudi Lang
Parallel Stream B: Organizational Identity, Entrepreneurship and Family Business - Room: TLÜ, Astra, A-544
Chair: Mamta Bhatt
Horia Moasa
Family business identity as source of performance, efficiency and competitive advantage
Discussant(s): Stoyan Stoyanov and Veselina Stoyanova
Stoyan Stoyanov and Veselina Stoyanova
Socialization tactics as micro-foundations of identity regulation process of migrant entrepreneurs in the UK
Discussant(s): Julia Vincent, Patrick Lê and Camille Pradies
Julia Vincent, Patrick Lê and Camille Pradies
Stability and change across generations: How non family members construct a family firm organizational identity
Discussant(s): Horia Moasa
Parallel Stream C: Identity Dynamics in the Publishing Industry - Room: TLÜ, Mare, M-214
Chair: Daniela Blettner
Marie-Pierre Vaslet
And the surprise changes sides... How French publishing industry used its threatened identity to curb the growth of e-books market
Discussant(s): Simon Gollisch and Daniela Blettner
Simon Gollisch and Daniela Blettner
Coherence among organizational identity and reference points and its relation to strategic adaptation in newspaper publishing companies
Discussant(s): Alastair Milne and Richard Tacon
Alastair Milne and Richard Tacon
You can’t cash eyeballs at the bank! Reinventing the identity of magazine publishing in a digital age
Discussant(s): Marie-Pierre Vaslet
Parallel Stream D: Professional Identities - Room: TLÜ, Mare, M-133
Chair: Dyneshia A. Johnson
Hanna Maula, Tua Björklund and Maria Mikkonen
Artist, explorer or co-creator? A narrative analysis of designers’ career stories
Discussant(s): Conor O'Kane, Vincent Mangematin, James A. Cunningham and Jing A. Zhang
Conor O'Kane, Vincent Mangematin, James A. Cunningham and Jing A. Zhang
Self-constructing a new professional identity: Evidence from publicly funded principal investigators
Discussant(s): Dyneshia A. Johnson and Mathew Hughes
Dyneshia A. Johnson and Mathew Hughes
The nature and manifestation of identity tension in England’s National Health Service
Discussant(s): Sonja Sackmann
Sonja A. Sackmann
The power of professional identity and beliefs in achieving culture change
Discussant(s): Hanna Maula, Tua Björklund and Maria Mikkonen
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-116
Identity and Grand Challenges
Chair: Nicole Rosenkranz
Birthe Soppe and Nadine Arnold
From street to shelves: The co-evolution of field frame and organizational identity in the case of fair trade
Discussant(s): Jody Delichte
Jody Delichte and Ralph Hamann
Communitarians and individualists: How multiple identities interact and change to shape entrepreneur behaviour at the base-of-the-pyramid
Discussant(s): Birthe Soppe and Nadine Arnold