Sub-theme 30: The Re-emergence of the Configurational Perspective in Organization Studies

Bart Cambré, Antwerp Management School, Belgium
Peer C. Fiss, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Axel Marx, University of Leuven, Belgium
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, B1
Welcome and Conceptual Opening Shots
Chair: Bart Cambré, Peer Fiss
Alan D. Meyer and Philip Anderson
The configurational perspective meets complexity science
Peer C. Fiss
Theorizing causal structures and outcomes
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, B1
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Chair: Bart Cambré
Dmitry Sharapov
Complementor strategies in smartphone application markets: A configurational perspective
Risto Rajala, Jouni Juntunen, Minna Halme and Angelina Korsunova
Powering sustainable innovations: Strategies for collaborating with deviant partners
Karen Elliott, Sofie Jacobs, Bart Cambré, Marieke Huysentruyt and Annick Schramme
Belgian designers' pathways to success: A configurational perspective
Marko Sarstedt, Konan Seny Kan, Murad Ali and Konan Seny Kan
Configurational paths of absorptive capacity and organizational innovation to successful organizational performance
Discussant: Christina Weber
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, B1
Strategy, Capabilities, and Competitive Moves
Chair: Bart Cambré
Kalle Pajunen
Configurations of competitive repertoires: A set-theoretic approach
Ludovico Bullini Orlandi
Organizational capabilities in the digital era: a configurational approach
Hannes Leonardy, Christiana Weber and Arne Kroeger
Scaling social impact – A configurational theory approach
Ieva Rozentale
A configurational approach to designing business models for paradoxical goals
Discussant: Lakshmi B. Nair
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, B1
Political Economy and Networks
Chair: Peer Fiss
Yanick Kemayou and Martin Schneider
Configurations of productive efficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa: Internationalization, rule of law and basic human capital
Sho Niikawa and Andreas Corcaci
Oversized coalition models reassessed. A set theoretical analysis of government formation in parliamentary democracies
Mirjam Goudsmit
Complex issue diagnoses in complex settings: Managerial environmental representations as alternate paths for strategic adaptation
Discussant: Dmitry Sharapov
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 15:30, B1
Methodological Issues
Chair: Peer Fiss
Lakshmi Balachandran Nair and Michael Gibbert
Analyzing fsQCA inconsistent cases: A methodological manifesto for management and organizational studies
Bart Cambré, Barry Cooper, Judith Glaesser and Jeroen K. Vermunt
Comparing fuzzy set Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Latent Class Analysis
Anja Iseke, Martin R. Schneider and Claus-Jochen Haake
Playing games with QCA? The Shapley-Shubik Index (SSI) and the explanatory power of INUS conditions
Juan Quiroga
The analysis of logical remainders: Common practices and a look ahead
Discussant: Kalle Pajunen
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, B1
Corporate Governance and Compensation
Chair: Bart Cambré
Ryan Federo and Angel Saz-Carranza
Bundles of board duties and high organizational performance: A configurational analysis of board power in multilateral organizations
Julia Bartosch
Green from the inside? Corporate environmental behavior as a result of intraorganizational configurations
Wei Lu, Ayse Saka-Helmhout and Rebecca Piekkari
Compensation practice in China: A configurational analysis of the impact of regional institutions and MNC decentralization on adaptation
Discussant: Martin Schneider
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, B1
Market Entry and Adaptation
Chair: Peer Fiss
Francesca Visintin, Daniel Pittino and Giancarlo Lauto
Family business background and mode of entry: A configurational analysis using fuzzy set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)
Roman V. Galperin, Gurneeta Vasudeva Singh and Dennie Kim
Political legitimacy and market conditions in a new industry emergence: The case of retail health clinics in the U.S.
Discussant: Juan Quiroga