Sub-theme 61: Strategy-as-Practice: Cognition, Emotions and Strategy Practice

Julia Balogun, Bath School of Management, UK
Jane K. Lê, University of Sydney Business School, Australia
Feng Liu, Warwick Business School, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-806
Opening Session: Cognition, Emotions and Strategy Practices
Chair: Jane K. Lê
Joep P. Cornelissen, Rebecca Piekkari and Minna Logemann
Framing, narratives and argumentation in sensegiving and sensemaking at a strategic change: What’s in it for me?
Thomas Wiben Jensen, Astrid Jensen and Davide Secchi
Emotional dynamics, distributed cognition and strategy-as-practice: The case of tension and commitment in a business meeting
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-806
Emotions & Practice
Chair: Feng Liu
Saouré Kouamé and Taieb Hafsi
An adaptation view of the role of emotions in strategic decision processes
Tomi Laamanen
Fight or flight? The joint effects of regulatory and temporal focus on the strategies of Swiss private banks to respond to an environmental discontinuity
'Mission impossible': Emotional strategizing in service innovation management
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, PIERCE-806
Chair: Jean Bartunek
Lisa Day and Julia Balogun
Shotgun wedding: How organisational identity change is facilitated during a merger between two distinctive business units
Yaru Chen, Graeme Currie and Gerry McGivern
The impact of role identity and emotion on employees’ sensemaking during a multi-skilling project
Thibaut Bardon and Nicolas Arnaud
To fail is to succeed: Strategizing, sense-making and identity
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-806
Practicing Strategy
Chair: Joep Cornelissen
Paula Jarzabkowski, Jane Lê and Julia Balogun
Realizing strategy: Zipping the gap between strategizing and structuring
Ann-Kristin Weiser and Simon Grand
Strategy-in-action: Strategy emergence as a structuration process
Shenghui Ma and David Seidl
How new CEOs create and change the strategic apparatus
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Complex Issues in Strategizing - Room: PIERCE-806
Chair: Tomi Laamanen
Mariya Eranova and Shameen Prashantham
Contingency- versus paradox-based responses to strategic decision-making tensions
Toloue Miandar and Marco Guerci
The role of middle managers in development of corporate social responsibility: A strategy-as-practice study
Sven-Ove Horst and Pekka Pälli
Developing emotions and strategy making: Management-training workshops under the microscope
Tatjana Kazakova
How heuristics emerge in strategy making
Parallel Stream B: Strategy Material - Room: PIERCE-715
Chair: Paula Jarzabkowski
and Elena Tavella
Making sense: Exploring the links between material and conversational aspects in strategy discourse
John Bang Mathiasen and Ole Friis
Strategy making – The role of bidirectional actor-artefact interaction and social processes of interaction in strategic doings
Onyaglanu Idoko and R. Bradley MacKay
Strategy tools as active participants in strategy formation: Case study of a UK financial institution
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-806
Connecting the Micro and Macro Environment
Chair: Julia Balogun
Paula Jarzabkowski and Rebecca Bednarek
Positioning and leveraging practices: Competing in a consensus industry
Rene Wiedner
Divergent judgments and mis-judgments: How government policies can unintentionally prevent organizations from gaining legitimacy
Anniina Rantakari, Eero Vaara and Vesa Puhakka
Resistance as a productive force in strategy-making
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-806
Closing Panel: Cognition, Emotions and Strategy Practices
Chair: Feng Liu
Closing panel with Jean Bartunek, Julia Balogun, Joep Cornelissen & Paula Jarzabkowski