Sub-theme 55: Managers and Managerial Behavior in Countries in Transition

Convenors:
Zlatko Nedelko, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Tiit Elenurm, Estonian Business School, Estonia
Thomas Steger, University of Regensburg, Germany
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-236
Ethics and Moral I
Chair: Zlatko Nedelko, Tiit Elenurm & Thomas Steger
Tanusree Jain, Dima Jamali and Georges Samara
Understanding CSR behaviors in the Middle East: A review and research agenda
Mari Kooskora
The moral development of the  business community in transition, case Estonia
Zlatko Nedelko and Vojko Potocan
The impact of economic circumstances on manager’s socially responsible behavior – Example of Slovenia
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-236
Ethics and Moral II
Chair: Zlatko Nedelko
Swati Agarwal and Kanika Tandon Bhal
How do millennials resolve ethical dilemmas? Exploring the cognitive logics of young Indian managers
Rameshwar Arora and Prashant Salwan
Role of business group pride in internationalization decision
Mai Chi Vu and Trang Thu Thi Tran
Trust issues – The trigger for new managerial approaches
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 16:00 to 17:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-236
Leadership and Motivation
Chair: Tiit Elenurm
Rainhart Lang, Gyula Bakacsi, Zdenka Konecna and Thierry A. Keuscher
Metaphors of leaders and leading as implicit leadership theories in CEE
Alessandra Lazazzara, Maria Tims and Raoul C.D. Nacamulli
Managing job crafting in call centers: the role of organizational support and prosocial motivation in a Romania-Italy comparison
Rosana Silveira Reis, Daniele Mascia and Maria Kakarika
Am I scientist or a founder? An identity reconstruction model of professionals becoming entrepreneurs
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-236
Management Development and Managerial Learning
Chair: Thomas Steger
Tõnu Kaarelson, Ruth Alas, Tiit Elenurm and Marge Sassi
Change expectations and management development priorities in an open transition economy
Presenter(s): Tiit Elenurm
Vadim V. Radaev and Zoya Kotelnikova
Learning from a failure: Management behaviour in the Russian textile and apparel industry
Anna Soulsby
The struggle for the control of managerial legitimacy of former state-owned enterprises in post-communist societies
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-236
Innovations
Chair: Zlatko Nedelko
Mait Rungi
Whether it is individual or group characteristics to praise for innovation emergence? Sample of Estonian young managers and business owners
William Wan, Jeanne Fu and Daphne Yiu
Foreign cultural exposure of executive leaders and organizational innovation in transition economies: A social cognition account
Maeyta Selli, Henk W. Volberda and Frans A.J. Van Den Bosch
Management innovation in emerging economy: Evidences from Indonesia
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-236
Cross-border Business
Chair: Thomas Steger
Valéry Krylov and Vincent Montenero
Micro-political influences on a partnership failure in the Russian automotive industry
Dorottya Sallai and Gerhard Schnyder
Managerial behavior and MNE – Local firm rivalry in political capability building in a transition context
Emil Velinov, Miroslav Pavlak and Tiit Elenurm
Knowledge transfer and cross-border entrepreneurship: Evidence from the Czech Republic and Estonia
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Silva, S-236
General Ideas and Considerations
Chair: Tiit Elenurm
Thomas Steger and Rainhart Lang
Managers and managerial behaviour in Central and Eastern Europe – Evidence from 25 years of management research
Witold Nowak
Organizational hybridity as a result of system transformation – State-owned enterprises in Poland after 25 years of changes
On the role of some Marxist authoritarian ideas in political and educational systems in Estonia