Pre-Colloquium Paper Development Workshop PDW-03

Crafting Strategy-as-Practice Research

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 09:00–13:15

Location: T-building, room T3-29




  • Julia Balogun, University of Bath, UK
  • Ann Langley, HEC Montréal, Canada
  • Leif Melin, Jönköping University, Sweden
  • Patrick Regnér, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
  • Linda Rouleau, HEC Montréal, Canada
  • Carlo Salvato, Bocconi University, Italy


Program PDW-03: Wednesday, July 2, 2014
09:00 – 09:15

Introduction by the convenors

09:15 – 10:45 Presentation by Ann Langley: Methodological Challenges in SAP
[open to all interested]
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30

Paper Presentations + Peer Review & Feedback from faculty
[= 3 parallel Round Tables; each: 2 papers/30 mins + 15 mins feedback from discussant/paper]

Room: {tba}
Round Table 1
Gustavo Adolfo Birollo: Bridging two different worlds? Middle managers in the context of cross-border post-acquisition process
Discussant: Julia Balogun

Marius Ungerer: Perceptions about strategising practices: Some emerging trends from Southern African companies
Discussant: Leif Melin

Room: {tba}
Round Table 2
Caroline Y. Cheng: The capability of using relational strategy tools: Evidence from three Norwegian firms
Discussant: Linda Rouleau
Britta Gossel & Andreas Will: The communicative side of strategy – How can discourses on strategy‐as‐practice (SAP) and communication constitutes organization (CCO) enrich research on media organizations?
Discussant: Basak Yakis-Douglas

Room: {tba}
Round Table 3
Martin Friesl: Strategic renewal through unintentional shifts in organizational conventions
Discussant: Carlo Salvato
Anthony Gour: Need help! How actors mobilize relational networks during strategic decision-making process?
Discussant: Patrick Regnér 

12:30 – 13:15 Collective Feedback from the 3 Round Tables
[each Round Table: 15 mins]


Please note!

Round Table participants are expected to provide written comments (not exceeding one page) on the other paper of the same Round Tables! Discussants will reciprocate by providing constructive feedbacks on papers.