Sub-theme 43: Imagining Roles in New Forms of Strategizing and Organizing

Christoph Brielmaier, University of Bamberg, Germany
Martin Friesl, University of Bamberg, Germany
Violetta Splitter, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
Roles and Grand Challenges
Chair: Martin Friesl
Pauline C. Reinecke and Thomas Wrona
A systems-theoretical perspective on role switches in collaborations of field-level actors with social enterprises for tackling grand challenges
Discussant(s): Susanne Blazejewski
Susanne Blazejewski
Constructing meaningful careers: Individual and collective job crafting in Green Teams
Discussant(s): Pauline Reinecke
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
Roles in Self-organized Contexts
Chair: Violetta Splitter
Veiko Valkiainen
How does holacracy practice enable self-organisation? A qualitative longitudinal case study of Holacracy adoption process
Discussant(s): Simon Altmejd
Simon Altmejd
When I let go: Undoing managerial hierarchies by provoking meaningful experiences
Discussant(s): Rebecca Hewett
Rebecca Hewett
“There are no managers here”: The cross-level interplay of social-symbolic work shaping managerial roles in self-managing organizations
Discussant(s): Veiko Valkiainen
Session III: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
Roles in Open Strategy Contexts
Chair: Christoph Brielmaier
Cécile Belmondo and Isabelle Vandangeon-Derumez
Participants’ individual learning during open strategy initiatives: do they learn and is it useful for their occupational role?
Discussant(s): Theresa Langenmayer
Theresa Füreder, Regina Gattringer, Almina Bešić, Bernhard Freiseisen and Bernhard Freiseisen
Exploring the interplay of open strategy processes and organizational roles
Discussant(s): Cécile Belmondo
David Seidl, Theresa Langenmayr, Violetta Splitter and Violetta Splitter
Strugglingwith your subject position in the interplay between open and conventionalstrategy discourses
Discussant(s): Theresa Füreder
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
Role Creation in Emerging occupations
Chair: Violetta Splitter
Maria Castillo, Gustavo Birollo and Susana Esper
CSR managers quest to reinvent middle managers’ roles
Discussant(s): Franck Burellier
Anniina Rantakari and Jenni Myllykoski
Role ambiguity in creating exceptional strategic performance – Case professional sports
Discussant(s): Maria Castillo
Franck Burellier
Idealizing and rationalizing identity to construct new roles. The case of video game commentators
Discussant(s): Anniina Rantakari
Session V: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
Role Creation in Ambiguous Contexts
Chair: Martin Friesl
Stefan Konlechner, Arne Keller, Alexander Martin, Wolfgang H. Güttel and Johann Fortwengel
Sequential leadership logics for coping with tensions in structurally ambidextrous units
Discussant(s): Viktoria Mayr
Efstathios Papanikolaou, Jannis Angelis and Vassilis Moustakis
Distributed Ledger Technology ecosystem actor roles for ecosystem dynamics and sustainability
Discussant(s): Stefan Konlechner
Viktoria Mayr
Multiple roles in the context of new forms of organizing
Discussant(s): Efstathios Papanikolaou
Session VI: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
Role Creation in Digital Transformation and Agility
Chair: Christoph Brielmaier
Mariline Comeau Vallée and Julie Delisle
Managing agile teams
Discussant(s): Philipp Laut
Philipp Laut, Alexander Fliaster and Felix Martin
Is it the role or the activity? An explorative study on innovation intermediaries in the adoption of digital innovations
Discussant(s): Julian Frey
Julian Frey and Daniel Beimborn
Coordination and identity in digital transformation organizing
Discussant(s): Mariline Comeau Vallée
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
Role Creation and Enactment in Open Science and Open Governance
Chair: Violetta Splitter
Sophia Bittner-Zähr
Becoming Strong: New role identity development in organizational opening processes
Discussant(s): Donia Chortani
Donia Chortani
Accountability practices in strategizing: The case of an operational unit at UNESCO
Discussant(s): Kaela A. Slavik
Kaela A. Slavik
Role strategies: Managing multiple organizational roles in science collaborations
Discussant(s): Sophia Bittner-Zähr
Session VIII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, Magistero – Aggiunto – 1_4A
The Wider (Philosophical) Meaning of Roles
Chair: Martin Friesl
Emily Truelove
You live and you learn, but you don’t love: A longitudinal perspective on change agent disillusionment
Discussant(s): Mike Zundel
Mike Zundel and Robin Holt
Strategy and the negative sublime
Discussant(s): Emily Truelove