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Sub-theme 48: Historical-Evolutionary Organization Studies: Understanding the Past to Shape the Future

Convenors:
Zlatko Bodrožić, Leeds University Business School, United Kingdom
Paul S. Adler, University of Southern California, USA
Thomas G. Cummings, University of Southern California, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - TR 12
A Neo-Schumpeterian Perspective on the Evolution of Organizations
Chair: Zlatko Bodrožić
Zlatko Bodrožić and Paul S. Adler
A neo-Schumpeterian model of digital transformation
Keynote: Carlota Perez, University College London, UK
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, MS - TR 12
Historical Perspectives on the Evolution of Organizations
Chair: Paul S. Adler
David A. Kirsch and Brent Goldfarb
Time to commercial viability in nascent industries: A historical study
Keynote: Mauro Guillén, Wharton, USA
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, MS - TR 12
OD Perspectives on the Evolution of Organizations
Chair: Thomas G. Cummings
Thomas G. Cummings
Bringing organization development back In
Keynote: Jean Bartunek, Boston College, USA
Commentator: Zlatko Bodrožić
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - TR 12
OD and Community Perspectives on the Evolution of Organizations
Chair: Anu Kajamaa
Anu Kajamaa and Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen
Collaborative community as a precondition for innovation and efficiency? Organizational arrangements in the evolution of a Finnish hospital
David Coghlan
The synergy between organization development and action research in organizations: A historical perspective
Adi Sapir
The costs of “free listening”: Negotiating the moral economy of the university
Yuki Yamauchi and Satoshi Tomita
Entrepreneurship as the management of multiple strategic action fields
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, MS - TR 12
Longer-term Historical Perspectives on the Evolution of Organizations
Chair: Filippo Carlo Wezel
Filippo Carlo Wezel and Martin Ruef
Cracking the deck: National diversity, promotions and absenteeism on the ships of the Dutch East India Company, 1700–1796
Ying Li and Olga Khessina
Before the birth of an organizational form: The role of proto-forms in the emergence of historic movie theaters in Chicago communities, 1896–1963
Michael Borggräfe
Historicizing the organizational chart
David Weir and Pierpaolo Andriani
Exaptative response in societal context
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, MS - TR 12
Critical Perspectives on the Evolution of Organizations
Chair: David Murillo
Steen Vallentin and David Murillo
Ideologies of corporate responsibility
Mia Raynard, Yuhuan Liu and Royston Greenwood
For love of country, money, or morals? The enduring effects of past political regimes on CSR in China
Moshe Farjoun
The ecology of the unexpected
Tom Forbes and Robin Fincham
Institutional maintenance as secrecy: The dirty work of doping in professional cycling
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - TR 12
Present Perspectives on the Evolution of Organizations
Chair: Zlatko Bodrožić
Tobias Werron and Stefan Wilbers
Where do rankings come from? A historical-sociological perspective on the history of modern rankings
Assaf Amit, Amalya L. Oliver and Gili S. Drori
Inter-industry imprinting: How IT technological changes were imprinted on organizational features of education technology firms
Bilal Ahmed Jathol, Charles-Clemens Rüling and Eva Boxenbaum
Understanding the process of early imprint formation: The historical case of the BBC
Tuomas Henrik Pakarinen
Vae victis: The history of Nokia's ICT capabilities 1968–1998
Convenors: Concluding remarks