Sub-theme 08: (SWG) The Handling of History: Methods and Theories

Lars Engwall, Dept. of Business Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden
Michael Rowlinson, Queen Mary University of London, UK
R. Daniel Wadhwani, Eberhardt School of Business, Pacific University, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Chair: Lars Engwall
Diego M. Coraiola, William M. Foster and Roy Suddaby
Useful history: An ideographic analysis of the online histories of Fortune 500 corporations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Paolo Quattrone
Hamid Foroughi
Collective memory, silence, and deconstruction of self-identity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Gabrielle Durepos
Stephanie Decker
How to present historical analysis for organisation studies journals
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ronald Kroeze
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Accounting for Capitalism
Chair: Michael Rowlinson
Alistair Mutch
Religion and the development of accounting - Practice and Scotland
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Wim van Lent
Brian Hilton and Andrea Bernardi
Spending well or spending properly? On the trade-off between form and performance in the history of British Public Sector.
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Simona Spedale
Patrizio Monfardini, Pasquale Ruggiero and Paolo Quattrone
Accounting, organizations and the Italian society: The Istituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale (IRI) and the search for alternatives to US corporate capitalism (1948-1973)
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Diego Maganhotto Coraiola
Session III: Thursday, July 04, 16:00 to 17:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Strategy and History
Chair: R. Daniel Wadhwani
Lars Heide
John T. Parsons, MIT and the emergence of programmed machine tools: How to conceptualize innovation?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jarmo Seppälä
Albéric Tellier and Fanny Simon
Revisiting an old story with a new method to better understand the selection of a dominant design: Lessons from the aeronautic industry from 1890 to 1935
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Talia Pfefferman
Carole Donada, Gwenaëlle Nogatchewsky and Anne Pezet
It takes a quarter of a century to build a dynamic capability. Supplier relations management at Renault (1975–1999)
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nora Lohmeyer
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Entrepreneurship and Change
Chair: Lars Engwall
Talia Pfefferman
A business of one's own - Gender, entrepreneurship and the state in Israeli society 1930-1960
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Brian J. Hilton
Simona Spedale
Organisational change, institutional logics and the meaning of work:The transformation of the Sheffield Workhouse and the birth of the Fir Vale Hospital (1834-1906)
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Albéric Tellier
Wim van Lent
How workforce diversity affected the Dutch East India company’s shipping business
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carole Donada
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Histography and Methods
Chair: Michael Rowlinson
Eric Godelier
Describe and understand multicultural management: From essentialism to the history and anthropology of business cultures and practices
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Stephanie Decker
Sarah Robinson, Ron Kerr and Carole Elliott
Towards an organizational-historiographical methodology: A historical study of corporate power and architecture – The case of the 'corporate campus'
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lars Heide
Matthieu Mandard
Mirages of organizations. From the historiography of management to the management of historiography
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Hamid Foroughi
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Histographical Accounts
Chair: R. Daniel Wadhwani
Nora Lohmeyer
The puzzling history of corporate social responsibility in Germany – Insights from a systematic historical discourse analysis
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alistair Mutch
Jarmo Seppälä
A blast from the past: Perspectives of past in management and organization studies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sarah Robinson
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Narrative and Rhetorical History
Chair: Lars Engwall
Gabrielle Durepos and Terrance Weatherbee
Performing history: The golden years at Nova Scotia Museums
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sjoerd Keulen
Ronald Kroeze
The sources and narrative structure of organizational history. The corporate historical narrative of HSBC and Deutsche Bank on their websites
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Eric Godelier
Sjoerd Keulen
History as a dog and pony show: The (mis)uses of history for marketing by Wells Fargo & Company
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Matthieu Mandard