Sub-theme 36: Creativity in Doubtful Times: Exploring Challenges and Threats to Creativity

Jill Perry-Smith, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Barbara Imperatori, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
Rita Bissola, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy
Session I: Thursday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, G3-32
The Creative Process
Chair: Jill Perry-Smith
Béatrice Toustou and Renata Kaminska
Exploring creative process dynamics through complexity theory lenses
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Gamze Koseoglu
Heather Round
Rethinking creativity: Three case studies of the social processes of creativity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Cait O'Riordan
Fatima El Yousfi and Xavier Deroy
Relational creative project and organisational process in advertising
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kevyn Yong & Céline Flipo
Session II: Thursday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, G3-32
Behaviors and Creativity
Chair: Barbara Imperatori
Michelle Duguid and Jack Goncalo
Squeezed in the middle: The middle status trade creativity for focus
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mariachiara Colucci & Simone Ferriani
Zlatko Nedelko, Vojko Potocan, Maciej Brzozowski and Wolfgang Mayrhofer
Behavior or values? Influencing factors on managers' creativeness – Empirical evidence from Central European economies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Diane Tangney & Brendan K. O'Rourke
Filomena Canterino, Stefano Cirella, Marco Guerci and Abraham Shani
Creative climate: The moderating role of organizational culture
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Elke Schüßler
Session III: Thursday, July 03, 16:00 to 17:30, G3-32
Emotions and Creativity
Chair: Rita Bissola
Carla Gomes Costa, Qin Zhou, Luís F. Martinez and Aristides L. Ferreira
State anger and creative process engagement in the organisational context
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carlotta Meo Colombo & Paola Ossola
Dean Rockwell
Leveraging ambivalence
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Medhanie Gaim
Cait O'Riordan
'Due to creative differences...': Why we need to study how rock bands (mis)manage intragroup conflict.
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alfredo Biffi
Session IV: Friday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, G3-32
Creativity in Teams
Chair: Rita Bissola
Dirk Deichmann, Mariano Heyden and Patrick Reinmoeller
Creative resources for doubtful times? The influence of individual and group schizotypal tendencies on creativity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Pier Vittorio Mannucci
Benjamin Herndon, Gamze Koseoglu and Christina E. Shalley
Creativity under dynamic conditions: A team intensity and creative process perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ludovica Leone
Alfredo Biffi, Rita Bissola and Barbara Imperatori
Fostering creativity to rivitalize the regional economy. An open innovation approach for entrepreneurial education
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Patrick Reinmoeller
Session V: Friday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, G3-32
Networking and Creativity
Chair: Jill Perry-Smith
Kevyn Yong, Pier Vittorio Mannucci and Céline Flipo
Networks and creativity in context: the contingent effects of cultural tightness, industry R&D intensity, and whole network density
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Filomena Canterino
Gino Cattani, Simone Ferriani and Mariachiara Colucci
Core-periphery dynamics. From the margins of society to queen of Paris fashion: the case of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Zlatko Nedelko
Session VI: Saturday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, G3-32
Organizational Design and Creativity
Chair: Rita Bissola
Gregory Jackson, Gernot Grabher, Elke Schüßler and Jörg Sydow
Organizing creativity: The paradoxical role of uncertainty
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carla Gomes da Costa
Carlotta Meo Colombo, Paola Ossola and Riccardo Savariano
Organizational creativity challenged in consultancy firms. When disruption is just a question of time.
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Dean Rockwell
Medhanie Gaim
Organizing platform: managing the paradoxes of architectural firms
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Renata Kaminska & Béatrice Toustou
Session VII: Saturday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, G3-32
Improvisation and Proactivity as Creative Acts and Final Discussion: Looking Ahead
Chair: Barbara Imperatori
Pier Vittorio Mannucci, Kristine De Valck and Davide Christian Orazi
Playing a collective game: Continuous improvisation and creativity in complex environments
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Fatima El Yousfi
Ludovica Leone, Maria Grazia Pirozzi and Luigi Maria Sicca
Loosing power and accepting vulnerability organizational improvisation under the microscope in non-managerial organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Heather Round