Sub-theme 08: (SWG) History, Institutions and Institutional Change

Stephanie Decker, Aston Business School, Aston University, UK
Lars Engwall, Uppsala University, Sweden
Behlül Üsdiken, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, DEREE-503
What are Institutions? Introduction to the Theme
Chair: Behlül Üsdiken
Alistair Mutch
Defining institutions: Taking history seriously
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Karim Ben Slimane, Damien Chaney, Eero Vaara, Tao Wang
Giovanni Favero, Andrew Perchard and Niall MacKenzie
Metrics as institutions: A (micro)historical ethnostatistics
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Michael Rowlinson, John Hassard, Chris Smith
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, DEREE-503
Institutionalization as a Historical Process
Chair: Stephanie Decker
Albert Mills and Christopher M. Hartt
The re-de-institutionalization of the New Deal: The case of Henry Wallace and the USDA
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Ludovico Bullini Orlandi, Marco Bottura
Christopher Nyland and Kyle Bruce
The displacement of scientific management by human relations: A Marxian analysis
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): John Connolly, Paddy Dolan
Pamela A. Popielarz
How the West was won: Freemasonry and the institutionalization of business practices in the American Midwest, 1817–1849
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Anna Soulsby
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, DEREE-503
Agency in Institutional History: Roles and Rituals
Chair: Lars Engwall
John Connolly and Paddy Dolan
Social class and the organization of advertising at Arthur Guinness & Sons Ltd, 1886–1930
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Ove Bjarnar, Dag Magne Berg
Ron Kerr, Sarah Robinson and Elke Weik
Towards a theoretical understanding of the role of social agents in long term institutional development: A historically situated study of the genesis and growth of the sub-field of English wine production
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Hélène Peton, Pascale Chateau Terrisse
Ludovico Bullini Orlandi and Marco Bottura
"Wax on, wax off" – The importance of rituals and institutional roles in the persistence of a military order
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Talia Pfefferman
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Institutions in Different Historical Contexts - Room: DEREE-503
Chair: Lars Engwall
Yanfei Hu and Claus Rerup
Structuring an authoritarian country with Western concepts of human rights: Institutional entrepreneurship as "symbiotic transformation" between actor and context
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): William Foster, Christine Quinn-Trank
Wim van Lent and Imran Chowdhury
Debt and destruction: Resistance, institutional voids and the dawn of the multinational enterprise
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Diego Coraiola
Yves Plourde
Becoming Greenpeace, the "Multinational of the Environment": An historical investigation
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Ron Kerr, Sarah Robinson, Elke Weik
Parallel Stream B: Methods for Institutional History - Room: DEREE-502
Chair: Stephanie Decker
Michael Rowlinson, John Hassard and Chris Smith
Source criticism, corporate history and corporate social responsibility: Revisiting the history of Cadbury
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Shaheen Naseer, Klaus Heine
Talia Pfefferman
Searching the archives: Business history and knowledge production through actor-network
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): R. Daniel Wadhwani
Bill Cooke and Anindita Banerjee
Historicising Tavistock Institute's "Ahmedabad Experiment": A methodology for dealing with absent historical sources
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Giovanni Favero, Niall Mackenzie, Andrew Perchard
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30
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Parallel Stream A: Imprints of the Past - Room: DEREE-503
Chair: Behlül Üsdiken
Shaheen Naseer and Klaus Heine
Bureaucratic power and corruption: Imprinting of the past
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Chris Nyland, Kyle Bruce
Hélène Peton and Pascale Château Terrisse
The Johnnies Onions of Roscoff: The survival of a local anchoring institution
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Alistair Mutch
Parallel Stream B: From Deinstitutionalization to Reinstitutionalization - Room: DEREE-502
Chair: Stephanie Decker
Karim Ben Slimane, Damien Chaney, Eero Vaara and Tao Wang
Unfolding illegitimacy contest: The fate of absinthe in France
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Marie Maclean, Charles Harvey
Benoît Demil
Institutionalisation of the French mail order industry in the 20th century: The game of practices and institutions
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Yanfei Hu, Claus Rerup
Anna Soulsby
Studying the processes of the de-institutionalisation and re-institutionalisation of management and organization in post-communist societies
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Tatjana Byrne, Soo Hoo Lee
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, DEREE-503
Institutional Work and Institutional Entrepreneurship in History
Chair: Lars Engwall
Mairi Maclean and Charles Harvey
Institutional entrepreneurship and ideological rhetorical: Conrad Hilton and the establishment of the global hotel industry
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Benoît Demil
Diego M. Coraiola
From memory keeping to memory managing: The evolution of memory work in Canadian banks
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Bill Cooke, Anindita Banerjee
William M. Foster and Christine Quinn Trank
Setting the record straight: The institutional work of peripheral institutional actors to construct collective memory
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Yves Plourde
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, DEREE-503
Institutional Change & Evolution
Chair: Behlül Üsdiken
Tatjana Byrne and Soo Hee Lee
Historical contingency of cultural policy and its role in institutional change in the German contemporary dance sector
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Albert Mills, Chris Hartt
Dag Magne Berge and Ove Bjarnar
The political economy of knowledge flows and innovation in Norwegian salmon farming, 1970–2000
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Wim van Lent, Imran Chowdhury
R. Daniel Wadhwani
Uses of history in the entrepreneurial process
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Pamela Popielarz