Pre-Colloquium Development Workshop DW_SWG 11

Multi-Nationals as Social Actors

Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 09:00–12:30

Location: CSC, 1st Floor, Blue Section, Rona




  • Guiseppe Delmestri, J. Kepler University of Linz, Austria
  • Graham Hollinshead, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
  • Rick Molz, Concordia University, John Molson School of Business, Montréal, Canada


Program DW_SWG 11: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
09:00 – 10:30

Chair: Florian Becker-Ritterspach


Welcome and Introduction by the convenors


Catharina Ahlvik:

Explaining the alignment between corporate intended and subsidiary implemented HRM practices

1st discussant: Susanne Blazejewski

2nd discussant: Graham Hollinshead


Sebastian Öttl, Barbara Agha-Alikhani and Stephan Höller:

Intercultural organizational learning: Towards a conceptual framework

1st discussant: Mike Geppert

2nd discussant: Rick Molz

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

Chair: Mike Geppert


Arash Amirkhany and Guillaume Pain:

Multinational enterprises as institutional entrepreneurs in emerging economies

1st discussant: Florian Becker-Ritterspach

2nd discussant: Guiseppe Delmestri


Group Discussion of all papers

Facilitator: Susanne Blazejewski