Sub-theme 18: Actors and Institutions: Alternative Currents

Samer Abdelnour, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Hans Hasselbladh, Örebro University, Sweden
Jannis Kallinikos, London School of Economics, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-910
Practices, Tactics & Work
Chair: Samer Abdelnour
Derin Kent and Tina Dacin
Institutional processes and organizational resilience during an environmental jolt
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sharon L. O'Sullivan & Bradley Conlin
Jonathan Sambugaro
How (not) to reflect on pluralism? Investigating the conditions of institutional ambidexterity.
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tamim Elbasha & Emma Avetisyan
María Fernández and Tomislav Rimac
An economic anthropologist approach to study of institutionalization of traditional community governance practices within three indigenous community based tourism enterprises in Oaxaca, Mexico
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Desirée F. Pacheco & Theodore A. Khoury
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-910
Emergence & Strategies
Chair: Samer Abdelnour
Oktay Koc
Defending the 'Iron Cage': A study to determine agentic tools and strategies for and dynamics of institutional resistance
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Aleksi Aaltonen
Joon Woo Sohn and Pamela S. Tolbert
Agency and conformity: Explaining variations in the bureaucratization of the human resource function in smaller enterprises
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Hokyu Hwang & Jeannette A. Colyvas
Desirée Pacheco and Theodore A. Khoury
The impact of social movement activism on emerging industries: The roles of industry structure and evolution
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): María José Fernández-Aldecua & Tomislav Rimac
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, PIERCE-910
Chair: Jannis Kallinikos
Tamim Elbasha and Emma Avetisyan
Studying strategizing activities at the field's level: A problem of agency?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Eeva Aromaa, Jean Helms Mills, Esa Hiltunen, Maarit Lammassaari & Albert J. Mills
Amélie Boutinot, Sylvaine Castellano, Raffi Duymedjian and Olga Ivanova Ruffo
An alternative explanation of the disconnection between institutionalization and legitimation: Art Nouveau's rise and decline through the Deleuzian lens
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mehmet Erçek
Georg Loscher and Arjan Kozica
Power in institutional fields: A case-study on institutional change in the German field of auditing
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jonathan Sambugaro
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-910
Information & Objects
Chair: Jannis Kallinikos
Ivano Cardinale and Jochen Runde
From dishwashing to dishwasher cooking: How users are drawn towards uses of technology
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Georg Loscher & Arjan Kozica
Attila Márton and Ioanna Constantiou
Sharing economy: Moving beyond economic institutions?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Simon Moralee
Aleksi Aaltonen
Making up digital advertising audiences: The new form of contracting human attention
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Amélie Boutinot, Sylvaine Castellano, Raffi Duymedjian & Olga Ivanova
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-910
Chair: Hans Hasselbladh
Eeva Aromaa, Jean Helms Mills, Esa Hiltunen, Maarit Lammassaari and Albert Mills
Sensemaking and institutionalism: Towards a critical fusion
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Attila Marton & Ioanna Constantiou
Mehmet Erçek
Hybridized modernity, syntagmatic reflexives and the periphery: A preliminary proposal for emergent institutionalism
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Derin Kent & M. Tina Dacin
Mélodie Cartel and Jean-Pascal Gond
Performative institutionalization
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ivano Cardinale & Jochen Runde
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-910
Actorhood & Professions
Chair: Hans Hasselbladh
Bradley Conlin, Sharon L. O'Sullivan and Bradley Conlin
When institutional and organizational “best practices” collide: Managing external vs internal accountability tensions in an educational INGO
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mélodie Cartel & Jean-Pascal Gond
Simon Moralee
Relegitimizing the medical profession: The role of opinion leaders in maintaining institutions through engaging with change.
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Oktay Koc
Hokyu Hwang and Jeannette A. Colyvas
The proliferation, profusion, and taken for grantedness of actor in institutional theory
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Joon W. Sohn & Pamela S. Tolbert
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-910
Chair: Samer Abdelnour, Jannis Kallinikos, Hans Hasselbladh
Collective reflections on actorhood, actors and institutions