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10th Workshop New Institutionalism - Rome 2014

10th Workshop Rome 2014

March 20th-21st 2014
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Location: LUISS, Via Pola 12, Rome (Google Maps)

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March 20th

09.00 - 09.20 Opening: Welcome to Rome NIW 2014!
  Carmelo Mazza (Luiss)
  Luca Giustiniano (Luiss)

09.30 - 11.00

Complexity 1 Field dynamics Power and control: Back again!
Chair: Renate Meyer Chair: Birthe Soppe Chair: Georg Kruecken
The order of orders: Institutional complexity in building design and construction
Glynn, Raffaelli and Strandgaard
Towards a general theory of institutional field
Haendschke, Schlindwein and Walgenbach
Bringing in MNCs by switching sides: power and governance of public administrations
Cappellaro, Greenwood and Tracey
Succeeding to failure: Hybrid organizations and institutional complexity
Grebinevych and Wang
“Ambiguous, contradictory and conflicting”: Special economic zone as a meso-level institutional field in international management
Berthod and Wessel
Rise against: A dialectic of control perspective on Dresden's withdrawal from the UNESCO world-heritage list
Arjalies, Giorgino and Laurel
Institutional complexity in a transition field: Responsible investment in the European asset management industry
A framing perspective on field formation and change: Constructing institutional fields as settlements
Mollona and Pareschi
Symbolic capital and technical discourse: Bringing power back in institutional discourse

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 13.00

Complexity 2 Legitimacy and justification The discourse perspective
Chair: Giuseppe Delmestri Chair: Peter Walgenbach Chair: Susanne Boch Waldorff
Boccardelli, Brunetta and Giustiniano
Institutional frameworks and R&D location choices: Seeking an equilibrium between jurisdiction shopping and institutional entrepreneurship
Forgues and May
Materializing legitimacy claims: A study of Scotch Whisky distilleries 
Barberio, Hoellerer, Jancsary, Meyer
The evolution of management knowledge: A vocabulary structure perspective
Exploring institutional complexity in Japanese MNEs
Combinations of orders of worth: An interactionist framework for the study of legitimatory process
Hiss, Nagel and Schulte
Misrepresentation of women in top management positions in Germany – Discourse and institutionalization
Raynard and Greenwood
Deconstructing complexity: How organizations cope with different patterns of institutional complexity
Public justification and women on boards? Understanding the myth of gender parity in director selection
Community care as a key topic and its role in the Czech mental health care reform: From the perspective of discursive institutionalism

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch break

14.00 - 15.30

Factors of institutional change 1 Institutional work 1 Views of institutionalization 1
Chair: Royston Greenwood Chair: Jesper Strandgaard Chair: Marie Laure Djelic
Reihlen and Wenzlaff
From institutional contradictions to organizational transformation: the case of a university merger
Bottura and Piazza
Thank you for (not) Smoking! Institutional work and the diffusion of anti-smoking legislation in the US
Kloos, Korff, Oberg, Oelberger and Powell
Between contestation and convergence: The proto-institutionalization of nonprofit performance metrics
Sweets for my sweet: Selling institutional change through relational work
Institutional maintenance as accommodation of change: The case of "open access" in higher education publishing
Ben Slimane, Cheney and Wang
The revival of absynthe
The role of presence and absence in institutional change: Implementing open standards for software in Danish local administrations
Risi and Wickert
“Sawing off their own branches”: The case of institutional work and Corporate Social Responsibility professionals
Huether and Kruecken
The rise and fall of student fees in Germany: A failed institutionalization process

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 17.30

Factors of institutional change 2 Institutional work 2 Views of institutionalization 2
Chair: Luca Giustiniano Chair: Bernard Forgues Chair: Carmelo Mazza
Fuenfschilling and Truffer
Institutional plurality: stability and change in organizational fields – The case of urban water in Australia
Guerard and Seidl
Spaces of institutional work: A wonder drug and the single technology appraisal in UK
Delmestri, Drori, Oberg
Logo archeology - What can we learn about institutions and institutionalization processes from a snapshot of logos?
Erdemir and Koc
The nuts and bolts of institutional emergence: Social mechanisms in explaining transformations of practices, forms, and fields
Connecting institutional work and institutional logics – the case of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and the Royal Charter 1968-2010
The ”mother” of neoliberal think tanks - Atlas and the making of a transnational community of free-market thinkers
Onder and Ozen
Center and periphery: Diffusion of imported management practices in developing countries
Mica and Pawlak
Coping with the unintended consequences of institutional work
Arnold and Soppe
Where do social products come from? From social movement to mass market - tracing Fair Trade products in Switzerland

17.30 - 18.45 Keynote Speech: Old Institutions and New Capitalism
  Prof. Bruce G. Carruthers
  John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor
  President, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics
  Northwestern University - Department of Sociology
  Presentation by Renate Meyer (WU Vienna - CBS)
20.00 Dinner

March 21st
09.30 - 11.00

Institutional logics 1 Contradictions and conflicts at the institutional level The rise and fall of practices 1
Chair: Georg Kruecken Chair: Renate Meyer Chair: Jesper Strandgaard
Boch-Waldorff and Berg-Johansen
What are logics? An investigation of the methodologies in the Institutional Logics perspective
Creed and DeJordy
Personal identity work, Institutional contradiction and the reproduction and change of organizational Identity
Hasse and Passarge
Diffusion, de-coupling, and counter models. A self-critical note
Hotho, Minbaeva, Muratbekova, Rabbiosi
Community logics and social ties: Individual responses to community obligations at the workplace
Bohn and Walgenbach
Refusing, connecting and playing off conflicting institutional demands
Haack and Siewecke
Institutional change and institutionalization – An analysis of the institutionalization of the market logic in the course of the German reunification
Ambiguity, conventions and institutional logics
Processes of institutional convergence and divergence: A perspective from the development of consumer credit in the United States and Germany from mid-19th century to the 1970s
Jeannet and Lepori
The endogeneity of labor market regulation: Hiring practices in Swiss academic disciplines

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.30

Institutional logics 2 New directions and challenges 1 The rise and fall of practices 2
Chair: Susanne Boch Waldorff Chair: Peter Walgenbach Chair: Birthe Soppe
Pemsel and Soderlund
Institutional logics in inter-institutional temporary organizations: A theoretical exposé and empirical investigation
Hang ‘em high: The lynch mob as temporary organization: Extending the neo-institutional agenda
Bevort and Strandgaard
Constructing expertise: Evaluative practices in filmmaking
Brandl, Bullinger and Pernkopf Konhaeusner
Conditions for working with institutional logics in organizational settings
Forgues and Zhao
Unveiling rhetoric and materiality in incumbent-driven deinstitutionalization
Scheiber, Woywode, Wruk and Oberg
Field interactions, adoption, implementation, and outcomes: How usability practices are incorporated in German software firms

12.30 - 13.15

Plenary Room
Presentation by Peter Walgenbach
The value of institutional logics

13.15 - 14.30 Lunch break

14.30 - 16.00

  New directions and challenges 2 Actors and identity perspective
  Chair: Carmelo Mazza Chair: Luca Giustiniano
  Kirchner, Krueger, Meier and Meyer
Assets or obstacles? Fuzziness and self-sufficiency in institutional research
The resource mobilization of actors to survive a field legitimacy crisis: the contribution of a micro analysis of a fruit and vegetables wholesaler
  Schoellhorn, Scheiberg, Oberg and Wruk
Co-Occurrences of organizational practices in texts produced in different social contexts
Actors, strategies and intentionality within the institutionalization of gender equality in organizations
The rhythm of institutions: How to measure the unmeasurable?
Defending the castle: Understanding actors’ resistance to institutional change in the case of Turkish Medical Association and Full-time Working Act

16.00 - 17.00 Panel: Future steps
  Roger Friedland
  Renate Meyer
  Birthe Soppe

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