Sub-theme 07: [SWG] Meaning and Social Networks within and between Organizations

Julia Brennecke, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Francesca Pallotti, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
Leon A.G. Oerlemans, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Session Time Corridor 1: Thursday, July 08, 09:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Network Dynamics and Field Evolution/ Networks - Collaboration in Teams and Projects
Break 1: 10:30 to 11:00
Chair: Julia Brennecke/ Francesca Pallotti
Galina van der Weert, Katarzyna Burzynska and Joris Knoben
The relation between network involvement and perceived network goal attainment: The role of social comparison and organizational goal achievement
Discussant(s): Stefano Tasselli
Thomas A. Bejarano
Stories and sensemaking: An exploration into a cluster facilitators network building efforts
Discussant(s): Galina van der Weert
Stefano Tasselli and Alessandro Sancino
The coevolution of leaders’ social networks and emotion regulation: A grounded theory study on COVID-19
Discussant(s): Thomas Bejarano
Anna Moretti, Stefano Li Pira and Francesco Zirpoli
Discussant(s): Elisa Mattarelli
Bas Reus, Christine Moser and Peter Groenewegen
Knowledge sharing quality on an Enterprise Social Network: The moderating effect of being a bridging member
Discussant(s): Anna Moretti
Tasha Richard, Kristin S. Williams, Albert Mills and Jean Helms Mills
The impact of funding on the co-production of knowledge: Following a multi-disciplinary group of researchers
Discussant(s): Bas Reus
Elisa Mattarelli, Julia Eisenberg, Carlotta Cochis, A Gupta and Amar Gupta
Bringing the team together: The double-edged sword effect of brokers on innovation in globally distributed teams
Discussant(s): Tasha Richard
Please see the excel file distributed to all SWG7 participants via email for details.
Session Time Corridor 2: Thursday, July 08, 16:00 to 20:00, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Networks: Status and Identity Generation/ Virtual drinks
Chair: Leon Oerlemans
Demetrius Lewis and Ruo Jia
Ties that bind or ties that free? Core-periphery collaboration and identity shifting in US Hollywood Films 1985–2016
Discussant(s): Ananya Chatterjee
Ananya Chatterjee and Demetrius Lewis
The effect of status on diversification strategies of venture capital firms
Discussant(s): Lishia Liu
Lisha Liu
Match-Making with Caution: Financial Leverage, Performance, and Cross-Network Triadic Closure
Discussant(s): Ananya Chatterjee
Please see the excel file distributed to all SWG7 participants via email for details. Paper presentations in this session will run until 17:30. Afterwards, we plan to socialize.
Session Time Corridor 3: Friday, July 09, 09:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Inter-organizational Networks and Corporate Change/ Networks and Meaning I
Break 1: 10:30 to 11:00
Chair: Francesca Pallotti/ Leon Oerlemans
Stefan Breet, Lotte Glaser, Justin Jansen and Lotte Glaser
Who steps up after a merger? The effects of boundary-spanning on post-merger taking charge behavior
Discussant(s): Slobodan Kacanski
Leon A.G. Oerlemans, Melda Atakhan-Kenneweg, Jörg Raab and Melda Atakhan-Kenneweg
New inter-organizational knowledge tie formationafter firm relocation: Investigating the impact of the spatial, relational, and temporal contexts
Discussant(s): Stefan Breet
Slobodan Kacanski, Kim Klarskov Jeppesen and Peng Wang
How strong are relationships between board members and their audit partners? A network analysis of the EY and KPMG merger case
Discussant(s): Leon Oerlemans
Dennis West
Connectivity of meanings in organizational networks: The case of social-environmental reporting standards
Discussant(s): Adriano Solidoro 
Charles Kirschbaum, Fabio Ayres and Gabriela Antibas
Exploring structural and discursive boundaries: Combining blockmodeling and word embedding analysis
Discussant(s): Dennis West
Gianluigi Viscusi, Adriano Solidoro, Francesco Aleotti, Christopher Tucci and Davide Diamantini
Meaning and social dynamics in crowdsourcing: A case study
Discussant(s): Charles Kirschbaum
Please see the excel file distributed to all SWG7 participants via email for details.
Session Time Corridor 4: Friday, July 09, 16:00 to 17:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Networks and Meaning II
Chair: Julia Brennecke
Celeste Diaz Ferraro
Power and meaning in genomic medicine: Processes of field emergence and evolution
Discussant(s): Ruo Jia
Yasanthi Alahakoon and Kavoos Mohannak
Meaning construction in knowledge networks: Bringing ‘tacitness’ to the forefront
Discussant(s): Celeste Diaz Ferraro
Ruo Jia and Sheridan Stewart
Silence, echo, or reply: Organizational structure and responses to calls for communal solidarity
Discussant(s): Yasanthi Alahakoon
Please see the excel file distributed to all SWG7 participants via email for details.
Session Time Corridor 5: Saturday, July 10, 09:00 to 10:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Networks and Brokerage
Chair: Francesca Pallotti
Lara Bertola and Claudia Jonczyk
Two types of network brokerage: How sense ofpower, seniority and gender matter
Discussant(s): Ecem Bilge Delicik
Qi Zhang and Stefano Tasselli
Brokerage as a means or an end? The perspective of interpretive agency
Discussant(s): Lara Bertola
Ecem Bilge Delicik, Zakaria Babutsidze and DIBIAGGIO DIBIAGGIO
Knowledge heterogeneity and inventors’ performance: The role of brokerage
Discussant(s): Qi Zhang
Please see the excel file distributed to all SWG7 participants via email for details.