Sub-theme 29: Idea work: Creating and becoming in everyday organizational practice

Stewart Clegg, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Elena P. Antonacopoulou, University of Liverpool Management School, UK
Arne Carlsen, SINTEF Technology and Society, Oslo, Norway
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 09:00 to 10:30, E2-2-211
Opening Ideas
Chair: Conveners
Guje Sevon
Of Managers, Ideas and Jesters
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Conveners
Jan van den Ende
Boomerang Effects of Networked Ideas
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tea Lempiälä and Tiina Tuominen
Tiina Tuominen
Innovative pursuits or routine performance - perceptions of creativity in idea work
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Dirk Deichmann
The conveners will start with introducing the sub-theme and the participants
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, E2-2-211
Cultural Fields in Idea Work
Chair: Stewart Clegg
Amanda Mead and Richard J. Badham
THE TRANSLATION PERFORMANCE An Ethnography of Success in Critical Executive Education on Managing Change
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marie-Léandre Gomez
The politics of idea work: An indigenous perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Richard Badham/Amanda Mead
Isabelle Bouty
The social dimensions of idea work in Haute Cuisine: a Bourdieusian perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jarrod Haar/Judy Motion/Shirley Leitch
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, E2-2-211
Idea Work across Empirical Settings
Chair: Elena Antonacopoulou
Consultants are strategists too you know: Consultants' creating and becoming in strategy work
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Laura Lucia Parolin
Performing new idea in industrial design
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Beth Altringer
Origins of the SME directors good thinking about creativity and design practice
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alex Wright
Beth Altringer
Different Strokes For Different Folks: an analysis of team member perceptions of the creative process in advertising and product design teams in the USA and China
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Gaëlle Dechamp-Goy
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, E2-2-211
Vitality and Identity in Idea Work
Chair: Arne Carlsen
Ideas, Antenarratives and the “Compassionate Turn” for Workers with Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Towards the Facilitation of Management Learning
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nic Beech/Robert Macintosh
Idea Work is Real Work: A Correspondence Analysis of Ideas and Identities
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Margaret Vickers
Robert MacIntosh
The Idea of Vitality: stories, constructions and their implications
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ronit Kark
Abraham Carmeli
Alive and Creating: The Mediating Role of Vitality in the Relationship between Psychological Safety and Creative Work Involvement
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Udo Staber
Session V: Friday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, E2-2-211
Theorizing Idea Work
Chair: Stewart Clegg
The Shaping of Ideas: Geometric Representations of Organizing
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Michel Avital
Dialectics of thought and feeling
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Grant Michelson
Michel Avital and Wietske Van Osch
The Generative Archetypes of Idea Work
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Robert Miles Farrands
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, E2-2-211
Becoming Ideas– Objects, Artistry, Spaces.
Chair: Arne Carlsen
Hooman Attar and Richard J. Badham
The Mapping is the Territory: Existential Artistry in Converting Uncertainty into Risk in the early Stages of Product Innovation
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Aina Landsverk Hagen/Gudrun Rudningen/Tord Mortensen
Caroline Keen
Napkin Notes: Cafes and 'idea work'
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Attar Hooman/Richard Badham
Gudrun Rudningen and Tord Mortensen
Creativity as Sidetracking − On Recognizing Peak Moments in a Turning Stream of Ideas
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Janet Sayers
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, E2-2-211
- Round Table -
Chair: Elena Antonacopoulou
Idea Summaries: What have we learned? Which new ideas emerged? The conveners provide brief summaries of the sessions to guide the discussion.

Idea Awards: Four awards will be given: i) ‘Best Idea Work Paper’-award, ii) ‘Most Novel Idea’-award, iii) ‘Most Energizing Discussant’-award, and, iv) the ‘Bob’-award.