Sub-theme 37: Agents, Actors and Actorhood: Institutional Perspectives

Jeannette A. Colyvas, Northwestern University, USA
Gili S. Drori, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Hokyu Hwang, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, MR3
Introduction and Provocative Theories
Chair: Jeannette Colyvas, Gili Drori, and Hokyu Hwang
Jeannette A. Colyvas, Gili S. Drori and Hokyu Hwang
Raimund Hasse
What difference does it make? An institutional perspective on actors and types thereof
Michael Mauskapf, Noah Askin and Klaus Weber
Categories, classification, and consumption: Toward a cultural theory of markets
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Actors in Complex Environments - Room: MR3
Chair: Ozgecan Kocak
Guillermo Casasnovas and Marc J. Ventresca
How are conflicts among institutional logics resolved? Taking stock and moving forward
Evelyn Micelotta, Frank Wijen and Shahzad (Shaz) Ansari
Open access in academic publishing: Logics' emergence and the tragedy of the anticommons
Katharina Kreissl, Angelika Striedinger and Laura Dobusch
Get your act(or) together: Subjects and agents in a comparative perspective of institutional theory and discourse analysis
Parallel Stream B: Actors and Levels - Room: DEMI 7
Chair: David Suarez
Jeannette A. Colyvas and Eleanor Anderson
Multi-level institutionalization in the US education system
Jelena Brankovic
Where & why do university associations emerge? The importance of fields for the expansion of organisational actorhood
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Actors under Emergence and Construction - Room: MR3
Chair: Jelena Brankovic
Hokyu Hwang and David Suarez
Beyond service provision: Institutional complexity and advocacy in the U.S. nonprofit sector
Frank Meier
Actors, actorhood and activism. How to behave like a proper organizational actor
Ravit Mizrahi-Shtelman
School principals as agents: Autonomy, embeddedness and script
Parallel Stream B: Actors, Consequences and Effects - Room: DEMI 7
Chair: [tba]
Amit Nigam and Gina Dokko
Career scripts as enablers of institutional entrepreneurship
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30
- Round Table -
Round Table A: Actors on the Ground - Room: MR3
Chair: Gina Dokko
Fernanda Yumi Tsujiguchi and Maurício Reinert
Meanings of fostering innovation in Brazil: Initial interpretations under the glance of institutional perspective
Adriana Nilsson
Enabling institutional work: The case of access to medicines
Jeroen Postma and Roland Bal
Justifying institutional work: How hospital managers and professionals perform justification work in a temporary experimental space
Round Table B: Actors in Globalization - Room: MR3
Chair: Gili Drori
Amir Ghazinoori
A comparative institutional analysis of actor constellations: Corporate sustainability in Australia and Malaysia
Tim Weiss and Klaus Weber
Globalization in action: Templates, tensions and strategies of action in Kenyan technology entrepreneurship
Mustafa Kavas, Paula Jarzabkowski and Amit Nigam
The interplay among multiple institutional logics: Exploring the role of actors in Anatolian Tigers
Round Table C: Professionals and Actors - Room: DEMI 7
Chair: Hokyu Hwang
Daniel Semper
Praise the renegade? Institutional change from a stigmatised category to high status
Petra M. Bosch-Sijtsema and Pernilla Gluch
Interrelation of emerging professionals and institutional processes in project based environments
Gry Cecilie Høiland
Street-level bureaucrats and the paradox of embedded agency in a public policy implementation study – through the lens of critical realism
Round Table D: Demystifying Actors - Room: DEMI 7
Chair: Marc Ventresca
Thorsten Peetz
Actors from events
Lars Klemsdal and Cato Wittusen
Institutions, actors and agency: what can we learn from a modern reading of Wittgenstein’s later philosophy on the relationship between language as institution and as individual expression?
Stratos Ramoglou and Mark Gatenby
The paradox of embedded agency and its Wittgensteinian demystification
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 15:30
- Round Table -
Round Table A: Theorizing Actors - Room: MR3
Chair: Raimund Hasse
Ronny Gey
Validating the links between scripts and institution. A conceptualization
Wenyao (Will) G. Zhao
Actorhood and act(ion): Contextualizing institutional work(er)
Kutay Günestepe and Deniz Tunçalp
Sociomaterial embeddedness and power in institutional maintenance and change: An ethnographic study of organizational routines in two hospitals
Round Table B: Actors and Institutionalization - Room: MR3
Chair: Jeannette A. Colyvas
Emmanuelle Reuter and Florian Überbacher
Institutional conflict escalation and deinstitutionalization: The case of Swiss banking secrecy
Natalia Aguilar Delgado
Including under-resourced actors in institution building: The role of resourcing work
Round Table C: Actors and Identities - Room: DEMI 7
Chair: Klaus Weber
Angelika Striedinger
Individual responses to institutional complexity as an enactment of identities. The case of gender equality work in universities
Ronei da Silva Leonel Jr. and João Marcelo Crubellate
Lights on institutional maintenance: Bringing individuals and their background back in institutional analysis
Nadine Gerhardt, Erik Strauss and Jürgen Weber
Actors’ social position and their access to resources: The role of distance in the diffusion of a management accounting innovation
Round Table D: Actors about Town - Room: DEMI 7
Chair: Frank Meier
Jenny O'Connor and Ritsuko Ozaki
Smart cities: Logics, practice and hybridity in an emerging institutional field
Joel Bothello
Editing for legitimacy: Structuring a narrative on Sustainability in a project-based firm
Marketa Janickova and Sarah Touitou
Toward business model sustainability: Cit’Ease tool case study of smart cities technological model and actors’ ecosystem
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, MR3
Provocative Empirics
Chair: Evelyn Micelotta
Marc Lenglet and Philippe Rozin
Shifting actorhood and institutional change in high-altitude mountaineering: Lessons from the “Everest brawl”
Ozgur Rahsan Cetrez and Ozgecan Kocak
Moral certifiers and idealists in Islamic banking and organic agriculture
Anthony John O'Tierney, Donncha Kavanagh and Kevin Scally
Me and my Avatar: Acquiring actorial identity
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, MR3
Open Conversation: Actors, Actors! Actors?
Chair: Jeannette Colyvas, Gili Drori, and Hokyu Hwang
All sub-theme participants