Sub-theme 20: Organizing Alternatives to Capitalism: Theories, Models and Mechanisms

Luciano Barin Cruz, HEC Montréal, Canada
Mário Aquino Alves, Business Administration School of São Paulo (FGV/EAESP), Brazil
Bernard Leca, University Paris-Dauphine, France
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, COM-3105
Introduction: Organizing Alternatives to Capitalism
Chair: Luciano Barin Cruz
Luciano Barin Cruz, Mário Aquino Alves and Bernard Leca
Beyond neoliberal doxa: In search of theories, models and mechanisms for organizing alternatives to capitalism
Amon Barros and Wescley Xavier
Nothing is new under the tropical sun: Or on the practical limits to the subaltern theoretical contribution
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nolywé Delannon
Nolywé Delannon and Emmanuel Raufflet
Researching alternative organizational models through a political CSR lens: Methodological implications
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Wescley Silva Xavier
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Alternative Forms of Organizing the Social: Cooperatives, Social Enterprises and Hybrids - I - Room: COM-3105
Chair: Susanne Blazejewski
Elizabeth Mamali and Mike Molesworth
Volunteer hybrid organizations as platforms for organized prosumption: An actor-network theory approach
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Stéphane Jaumier
Lien De Cuyper, Bart Clarysse and Mike Wright
A contingency perspective on hybrid forms in social ventures: The interrelation between social and commercial objectives
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Elizabeth Mamali
Stephane Jaumier
No one is a manager, no one should ever become one: Craft ethics as an alternative to management in a co-operative sheet-metal factory
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Susanne Blazejewski
Susanne Blazejewski and Judith Rognli
Business as usual in the face of collapse? Sensemaking processes and their organizational implications in German Renewable Energy Cooperatives
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lien De Cuyper
Parallel Stream B: Alternative Forms of Organizing the Social: Cooperatives, Social Enterprises and Hybrids - II - Room: PIERCE-626
Chair: David Oliver
Tânia Pereira Christopoulos and Adriana Wilner
An inclusive innovation working institutional voids: The virtual social business model of crowdfunding
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): David Oliver
David Oliver, Leanne Cutcher and Pamela Sloan
Enacting reflexivity in hybrid organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Georgiana Nitulescu
Georgiana Nitulescu and Tomislav Rimac
Understanding governance models and mechanisms of organizations working toward social change: A study of three Spanish social enterprises
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tania Pereira Christopoulos
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, COM-3105
Conceptual Reflexions on Alternative Forms of Organizing
Chair: Mario Aquino Alves
Fábio Grigoletto
Peasantry, family farming and organizational delimitation theory: From Chayanov to Guerreiro Ramos
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rebeca de Moraes Ribeiro de Barcellos
Rebeca de Moraes Ribeiro de Barcellos, Eloise Helena do Livramento Dellagnelo and Helena Kuerten de Salles
Political Discourse Theory as a theoretical framework for analysis of resistance organizations: Central concepts and empirical applications
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carolina Turcato
Carolina Turcato and Eugenio Pedrozo
Institutional work theory: Linking activity and space theories to address urban problems in developing countries
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Susana Esper
Susana Claudia Esper and Luciano Barin Cruz
Institutional hypocrisy as an alternative way of organizing: The role of governments, firms, and social movements in Latin American environmental controversies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Fabio Grigoletto
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Alternative Forms of Organizing the Social: Solidarity and sharing I - Room: COM-3105
Chair: Claudia Cristina Bitencourt
Silvio da Silva and Claudia Cristina Bitencourt
A social-resource-based view of the Brazilians living labs
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Domenico Dentoni
Silvio Eduardo Alvarez Candido, Fernanda V. Soulé and Mário Sacomano Neto
The emergence of solidarity recycling in Brazil, 1980–2014
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Silvio Bitencourt da Silva
Domenico Dentoni, Stefano Pascucci and Giuseppina Migliore
Entrepreneurship in consumption and the role of sharing
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Silvio Eduardo Alvarez Candido
Parallel Stream B: Alternative Forms of Organizing the Social: Solidarity and sharing - II - Room: PIERCE-626
Chair: Ruth Simsa
Deborah Bezerra Pimentel and Gabriela de Brelàz
Management and challenges of a public incubator of popular and solidarity enterprises: A Brazilian experience
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Pushpika Vishwanathan
Pushpika Vishwanathan and Hans van Oosterhout
Governance without ownership: A qualitative study of the corporate governance of philanthropic organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ruth Simsa
Katharina Chudzikowski, Florentine Maier and Ruth Simsa
'Acting as if one is already free': Towards an understanding of constructed-embedded agency in institutional theory
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Gabriela de Brelàz
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, COM-3105
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Alternative forms of Financing - Room: COM-3105
Chair: Eduardo Diniz
Eduardo H. Diniz and Lauro Gonzalez
Can credit unions improve financial inclusion through correspondent banking?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Guillermo Casasnovas
Guillermo Casasnovas
The role of intermediaries in the formation of the UK social investment market
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lauro Gonzales
Nathalie Lallemand-Stempak
Hybrid organizations as alternatives to capitalism? The case of French mutual insurers
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Myriam Michaud
Luc Brès, Luc K. Audebrand and Myriam Michaud
Subverting capitalism: A case-analysis of strategic multi-level hybridizations in the field of microfinance
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nathalie Lallemand-Stempak
Parallel Stream B: Alternative Forms of Organizing the Social: Communities and Civil Society - Room: PIERCE-626
Chair: Daniel Lacerda
Jacob Vakkayil
Indigenous alternative or disguised capitalism? Economic experiments on frontier lands
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carine Farias
Carine Farias
Resisting from the ground: Organizing alternative relational structures within rural spaces
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Daniel Lacerda
Daniel S. Lacerda
Are organisations abstract? The spatiality of civil society organisations in favela territories
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Fabio Bittencourt Meira
Fabio Meira
Liminality and the new forms of community: organizing precariousness
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jacob D. Vakkayil
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, COM-3105
Conclusions: Organizing Alternatives to Capitalism
Chair: Bernard Leca
Carlos Ramirez, Lindsay Stringfellow and Mairi Maclean
There is no such beast! New avenues for research on professional categorization
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nicolas Balas
Nicolas Balas, Florence Palpacuer and Corinne Vercher-Chaptal
Neither pro- nor anti-capitalism: A grounded analysis of entrepreneurs’ commitment towards alternative ways of doing business