Sub-theme 50: Meta-Organizations and Sustainability Transitions: Challenges and Opportunities -> HYBRID!

Frank de Bakker, IÉSEG School of Management, France
Héloïse Berkowitz, Aix-Marseille University, France
Sanne Bor, LUT University, Finland
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
Opening and Challenging the Roles of Meta-Organizations for Sustainability
Chair: Frank de Bakker, Héloïse Berkowitz, Sanne Bor
Francesca Nugnes, Federica Angeli, Arun Kumar and Ashley Metz
Conceptualizing the NGO in business models for sustainability for meta-organizations in developing countries
Discussant(s): José Augusto Fernandes, Mariana Baldi or Héloïse Berkowitz
José Augusto Fernandes, Mariana Baldi, Héloïse Berkowitz and Fernando Dias Lopes
Meta-organization from the global Souths – Tensions, contradictions, and possibilities
Discussant(s): Francesca Nugnes, Federica Angeli, Arun Kumar, or Ashley Metz
We will start this session with an opening and introductions.
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
Effects of Meta-Organizations on Transitions
Chair: Frank de Bakker
Sanne Bor and Steve Cropper
Variety of meta-organizations: An activity perspective
Discussant(s): Louis Cousin or Luc K. Audebrand
Louis Cousin and Luc K. Audebrand
Meta-organizations’ rhetorical strategies for sustainability transitions in digital infrastructures
Discussant(s): Andrea Girardi, Diego Ponte, or Caterina Pesci
Andrea Girardi, Diego Ponte and Caterina Pesci
Measuring the sustainability of agri-food meta-organizations: The case of a dairy consortium in the Alps
Discussant(s): Sanne Bor or Steve Cropper
Session III: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
Transitions, Transformations and Tensions
Chair: Héloïse Berkowitz
Genevieve Shanahan
You and whose army? How to resist while maintaining decidability
Discussant(s): Fernando Dias Lopes or Frank de Bakker
Susanna Alexius and Staffan Furusten
Viable virtues for sustainability transitions? Problematizing member diversity and ambitious organization
Discussant(s): Genevieve Shanahan
Fernando Dias Lopes and Frank de Bakker
(Meta-)Organizing in urban social movements against large urban projects
Discussant(s): Susanna Alexius or Staffan Furusten
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
Meta-Organizations & Governance Challenges
Chair: Sanne Bor
Lucie Baudoin, François Collet and Daniel Arenas
The Attention of Collaborative Governance Organizations in the Face of Emerging Ecological Adversity: Towards Resilient Collaborative Attention
Discussant(s): Kurt Rachlitz, Michael Grothe-Hammer or Jennifer Leigh Bailey
Quentin Garçon, Benjamin Cabanes, Cédric Denis-Rémis and Cédric DENIS-RÉMIS
Meta-organization for innovation ecosystem governance: The case of a digital health innovation ecosystem
Discussant(s): Lucie Baudoin, François Collet or Daniel Arenas
Kurt Rachlitz, Michael Grothe-Hammer and Jennifer L. Bailey
How Do Knowing Meta-Organizations “Enact” Grand Challenges? The Case of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Discussant(s): Quentin Garçon, Benjamin Cabanes, or Cédric Denis-Rémis
Session V: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
Transitions in Places & Territories
Chair: Lea Stadtler
José Augusto Fernandes, Martine Gadille, Maud Hirczak, Ingrid Mazzilli and Francesca Petrella
Place-based meta-organizations as transition intermediaries
Discussant(s): Michael Laviolette, Christophe Leyronas, and Stéphanie Loup
Michael Laviolette, Christophe Leyronas and Stéphanie Loup
Craft-based ventures, territorial meta-organizations and sustainability transitions
Discussant(s): Ingrid Mazzilli and Sihem Mammar el Hadj
Ingrid Mazzilli, Sihem Mammar el Hadj and Héloïse Berkowitz
Meta-organizing social skill ecosystem: identifying local job opportunities for young workers in rural senegal
Discussant(s): José Augusto Fernandes
Session VI: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
From Local to Global Reconfigurations
Chair: Ingrid Mazzilli
Elizabeth M. Miller and Samuli Patala
Forging the future: Reconfiguring value chains through circular economy meta-organizing
Discussant(s): Alexa Böckel or Steffen Farny
Alexa Böckel, Steffen Farny and Steffen Farny
From entrepreneurial support organization to orchestration through a meta-organization – A process study
Discussant(s): Florence Lanzi
Florence Lanzi
The benefits of a meta-organization to foster polycentric governance of food system transition: A case study from Wallonia, Belgium
Discussant(s): Elizabeth Miller or Samuli Patala
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
Forms of Partnerships and Sustainability
Chair: Michael Grothe-Hammer
Lea Stadtler, M. May Seitanidi, Adriane MacDonald, Helena Knight, Jennifer Leigh, Amelia Clarke, Marlene Janzen Le Ber, Jill Bogie, Priyanka Shah Brunese, Oda Hustad, Ioannis Krasonikolakis, Eleni Lioliou, Jonatan Pinkse and Sarita D. Sehgal
Cross-Sector Partnerships to Address Societal Grand Challenges: Scaffolding Diversity in Scholarly Analysis
Discussant(s): Visa Penttilä
Visa Penttilä
NGO mediated CPA – Harnessing the political influence of corporations through advocacy coalitions
Discussant(s): Romain David, Virginie Xhauflair, or Sybille Mertens
Romain David, Virginie Xhauflair and Sybille Mertens
Multi-stakeholder initiatives towards sustainability: The role of focal actors in sustainable transition
Discussant(s): Lea Stadtler, M. May Seitanidi, Adriane MacDonald, Helena Knight, Jennifer Leigh, Amelia Clarke, Marlene Janzen Le Ber, Jill Bogie, Priyanka Shah Brunese, Oda Hustad, Ioannis Krasonikolakis, Eleni Lioliou, Jonatan Pinkse, or Sarita D. Sehgal
Session VIII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, Ingegneria – M – 1_B1
Transforming Businesses for Sustainability and a Closing Discussion
Chair: Frank de Bakker, Héloïse Berkowitz, Sanne Bor
José Carlos Marques, Ajaykumar Manivannan and Mahsa Mohammadrezaei
A whole-network analysis of the global sustainability standards landscape
Discussant(s): Frank de Bakker, Héloïse Berkowitz and Sanne Bor
We will end this session with a discussion and looking at future steps.