Sub-theme 29: Understanding Power and Readiness to Change by Studying the Interactions and Perceptions among Leaders and Followers

Christine Teelken, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Rune Todnem By, Staffordshire University Business School, UK
Ruth Alas, Estonian Business School, Tallinn, Estonia
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, Chimica 2
Change: Are you Ready for It?
Chair: Christine Teelken
Roy K. Smollan
Stressful organizational change: The role of support in coping
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Balazs Szatmari
Freek Hermkens, Sharon Dolmans and Georges Romme
Examining the role of middle management in implementing change: A mechanism-based research synthesis
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tiit Elenurm
Ai Ito and Michelle Bligh
The role of vulnerability in followers’ perceptions of charisma
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Steven van Baarle
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, Chimica 2
Leadership in Change
Chair: Rune By
Domenico Berdicchia and Giovanni Masino
Exploring the relationship between leader member exchange and job crafting: the mediating effect of role breadht self-efficacy and the moderating effect of developmental experiences
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kunal Kamal Kumar
Armand Smits and Stefan Heusinkveld
Gripping or losing the audience - or both? Change leaders’ framing dynamics and the popular management concept implementation trajectory
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Maarja Murumagi
Maarja Murumägi and Renato Sydler
Opportunities for local government reform and change as facilitator of local economic health
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Armand Smits
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, Chimica 2
Change Perspective in the Health Care Sector
Chair: Ben Kuipers
Anneke Offereins
Employees leading change: A review of bottom-up organizational change in nursing homes
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Inn Hee Gee
Moira Fischbacher-Smith, Sarah Robinson and Anne Smith
Towards an understanding of the role of identity work in readiness for or resistance to organisational change: the case a Community Health Partnership
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Diana Barbara Perra
Susanne van den Buuse
Enlarging resident autonomy in a Dutch nursing home? An ethnographic study on a “culture change” process and its effects for the daily care practice
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Renato Chaves
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, Chimica 2
Leaders in Change
Chair: Christine Teelken
Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, Tiit Elenurm, Ruth Alas and Maris Zernand-Vilson
Changing readiness of Estonian business leaders to apply people oriented and performance oriented management ideas before and after the global financial crisis
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Freek Hermkes
Inn Hee Gee
Picking out your next CEO: A study of CEO similarity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anneke Offereins
Ben Kuipers, Malcolm Higgs, Bram Steijn and Lars Tummers
Micro, meso and macro level implications of public sector reform on the change experiences and behaviours of employees and leaders
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sander Merkus
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 15:30, Chimica 2
Change and Individual Perspectives
Chair: Rune By
Renato Chaves, Marcos Rego and Hélio Arthur Irigaray
Microcosm of power: The influence of power relations in strategic organizational change
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Roy K. Smollan
Sander Merkus, Thijs Willems and Marcel Veenswijk
Changing routines, changing organizations: Managing change by manipulating routine dynamics
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Patturaja Selvaraj
Ruth Alas and Mathew L. Sheep
Stretched but unbreakable: Psychological contract elasticity during organizational change
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Domenico Berdicchia
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, Chimica 2
Different Perspectives in Change
Chair: Ben Kuipers
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, Chimica 2
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Chair: Rune By
Steven van Baarle, Sharon Dolmans, Annelies Bobelyn and Georges Romme
Organizational change in military organizations: power dynamics and tensions
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ben Kuipers
Balázs Szatmári, Dirk Deichmann and Jan van den Ende
Blinded by status? How organizational innovativeness moderates the effect of status
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sarah Robinson
Patturaja Selvaraj, Rajnish Rai, Srinath Jagannathan and Himanshu Bhatt
Less management, more voice: less personality, more deliberation – perhaps towards more innovation
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ai Ito