Sub-theme 22: Comparative Institutional Perspectives on Alternative Forms of Organizing around Social Problems

Nikolas Rathert, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Johanna Mair, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
Marc Schneiberg, Reed College, USA
Session Time Corridor 1: Thursday, July 08, 07:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Session Time Corridor 2: Thursday, July 08, 16:00 to 19:00, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Introductory Session
Break 1: 17:30 to 17:45
Chair: Johanna Mair, Marc Schneiberg, Nikolas Rathert
Yuval Millo, Sarah Adams, Matthew Hall and Paul Thambar
When profit Is not the bottom line: How alternative organisations work around a dominant public measure
Anja Belte
Alternative forms of organizing: The hybridization of nonprofit organizations
Verónica Piñeiro, Victor Martínez Gómez, Elena Meliá Martí, José María García Álvarez-Coque, Victor Martinez-Gomez, Elena Melia-Marti and Jose-Maria Garcia-Alvarez-Coque
Common cropland management as a social innovation in agri-food cooperatives
Maria Paola Ometto, Greisson Almeida Perreira and Julio Cesar Lopez
Cooperatives and inequality: The solidarity economy movement in Brazil 1994–2015
Kelly Alexander, Federica Angeli, Leon A.G. Oerlemans and Jörg Raab
Sensemaking and organizational form choices in social enterprises in South Africa
Carmelo Paviera, Janina Klein and Justin Webb
Unpacking the paradox of informality – Designing, negotiating and institutionalizing informal economic spaces
Session Time Corridor 3: Friday, July 09, 07:00 to 09:15, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
1st Friday Session
Yi Hu, Bin Chen, Yongkui Li and Yongkui Li
Building Legitimacy for Hybrid Networks under Institutional Complexity
Chenjian Zhang, Eric Yanfei Zhao and Mia Raynard
Legitimating a nascent organizational category under institutional ambiguity: The emergence of social enterprises in China
Anna-Lena Maier and Stefanie Remmer
The narrative legitimization of private sector contributions to development cooperation: insights from an inter-institutional collaboration for sustainable development
Felix Ostertag, Christian Kabengele, Emiel Eijdenberg and Carolin Waldner
Navigating institutional ambiguity in resource-constrained environments: A qualitative-inductive analysis of social entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa
Ali Aslan Gümüşay
Small is powerful: New form of organizing tackles grand challenges through permeable boundaries
Alessandro Giudici, Andrea Sottini and Benedetto Cannatelli
Engage the vulnerable in the institutional change: A novel perspective from religious intermediaries in Africa
Alessia Argiolas, Hans Rawhouser and Alisa Sydow
Balancing social and financial logics in hostile environments: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
Laura Albareda
Polycentric organizing as an alternative organizing around social-ecological problems
Session Time Corridor 4: Friday, July 09, 16:00 to 19:00, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
2nd Friday Session / Wrap-up
Break 1: 17:30 to 17:45
Andreas Georgiou, Maria Daskalaki and Daniel Arenas
Maintaining the community: Institutional work in the 24 villages of mastic growing
Jozef Cossey, Adrien Billiet, Frédéric Dufays and Johan Bruneel
Governance codes for hybrid organizations: The case of cooperative enterprises
Stefanie Friedel and Frédéric Dufays
Social capital in alternative organizations in times of crisis: Mechanisms of solidarity in agri-food cooperatives during Covid-19
Rong Wang and Bin Chen
A typology of Chinese social enterprises and their resource acquisition and bricolage strategies
Tiffany Darabi
Building community-led democracy: Navigating the pitfalls of oligarchy in the construction of a participatory organization
Daniel Milner
Institutional logics and path realization in policy reforms to Argentina's YPF
Vera Linke
Mutual imitations: 19th-century interdependencies between insurance corporations and friendly societies
Sebastian Rasmussen and Margot Leger
A WISE response? Exploring identity-symbolic work in social enterprises across contexts
Session Time Corridor 5: Saturday, July 10, 07:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)