Sub-theme 49: Living the Network: Practices of Connecting and Bridging at Work

Convenors:
Maria C. Binz-Scharf, City College of New York, USA
Emmanuelle Vaast, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
João Vieira da Cunha, School of Social and Political Sciences, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, TAL Gestion globale d'actifs inc.
Networks in the Workplace
Chair: Emmanuelle Vaast
Julie Fabbri and Florence Charue-Duboc
How can a shared workplace spark the development of a community of entrepreneurs?
Mariachiara Barzotto and Santi Furnari
What do brokers do at work? A study of brokers' networking styles in daily working life
Annina Coradi and Mareike Heinzen
The effects of co-location on collaboration and idea creation in a new workspace environment within R&D
"Introduction: A practice approach to networks" by João Vieira da Cunha

Discussant: Brian Rubineau
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, TAL Gestion globale d'actifs inc.
Social Capital
Chair: Maria C. Binz-Scharf
Claudia Jonczyk
Tie creation and agency throughout the career cycle: A process model of social capital development in a magic circle law firm
Brian Rubineau and Yisook Lim
Negative ties and brokerage
Sebastian L. Schorch and Alexandra Gerbasi
Bridging, bonding, and opportunities for effectiveness improvement
Discussant: Barry Wellman
Session III: Thursday, July 04, 16:00 to 17:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, TAL Gestion globale d'actifs inc.
Academic Networks
Chair: João Vieira da Cunha
Ali Aslan Gümüsay and Thomas M. Bohné
Entrepreneurial networks in academia: The creation of entrepreneurial capital by academics
Maria C. Binz-Scharf, Yuval Kalish and Leslie Paik
Making science: Evolution of collaboration in a scientific field
Discussant: Claudia Jonczyk
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, TAL Gestion globale d'actifs inc.
Product Development Networks
Chair: Emmanuelle Vaast
Fanny Simon
The emergence and transformation of power flows in social networks during NPD
Valéry Merminod, Marie Anne Le Dain and Marie Koulikoff
Which boundary spanning practices enhance knowledge sharing effectiveness in product development with suppliers? A fuzzy set approach
Meri Jalonen
Emerging product development network – Experimenting with boundary objects
Discussant: Sebastian Schorch
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, TAL Gestion globale d'actifs inc.
Coordination and Routines
Chair: Maria C. Binz-Scharf
Natalia Aguilar Delgado
You can't always get what you want: A model for routines in issue networks
Kevyn Yong and Floortje van den Born
The best of both worlds: Generating a sustained creative advantage by building new ties while nurturing existing ties through repeat collaboration
Marco Tonellato and Guido Conaldi
Relational coordination in an open source software project: The role of attention networks
Discussant: Nicole Haggerty
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, TAL Gestion globale d'actifs inc.
Role of IT
Chair: João Vieira da Cunha
Liliana Lopez Jimenez and Nicole Haggerty
Small businesses on the hot seat: When and how do they mobilize network resources across distinct decision-making events?
Andrea Carugati, Lapo Mola and Antonio Giangreco
The role of IT in bridging organizational networks and individual networks: A case study
Discussant: Valéry Merminod
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, TAL Gestion globale d'actifs inc.
Bridging Practices
Chair: Maria C. Binz-Scharf
Amelia Compagni, Patrizio Armeni and Stefano Tasselli
Do not forget your peers! The role of peer interaction in predicting individual performance in multiprofessional work groups
Rose Erkelens, Bart van den Hooff, Marleen Huysman and Paul Vlaar
Knowledge pollination: Facilitating organizational learning in geographically dispersed settings
Katarzyna Zdunczyk
Reifying boundaries: The practice of distinction in a perspective-pushing contest
Discussant: Fanny Simon