The Inaugural Paul R. Lawrence Conference: Connecting Rigor and Relevance in Institutional Analysis

June 2 - 4, 2013

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Schedule

Jun 02

Doctoral Workshop
Williams Room, Spangler Hall

2:00 - 2:15

Welcome and Introductions

Williams B

2:15 - 3:45

Roundtables

Williams B

4:00 - 5:15

Panel Discusson on Doing Rigorous and Relevant Research with Marc Ventresca, Johanna Mair, Daniel Beunza and Robin Ely

Williams B

5:15 - 7:00

Reception

Williams A

Jun 03
8:00 - 8:15

Continental Breakfast

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge

8:15 - 8:40

Welcome and Introduction

Hawes 101

8:45 - 10:15

Paper Sessions

Evolution of the corporate world in the 21st century

Hawes 101
Chair: Chris Marquis
Discussant: Ranjay Gulati
Papers:

• Cyndi Man ZHANG; Rose Xiaowei LUO: —"An Affair not to Remember? It Might Help to Change Your Name"

• Mary J. Benner; Ram Ranganathan: — "Persistence and shift in analysts' categories following technological change"

• John Almandoz; András Tilcsik: — "When Experts Become Liabilities: Bankers, Boards, and Bank Failures"

• Jiwook Jung; Guilhem Bascle: — "An irony of the shareholder-value-maximization logic: The earnings cult and decline of conglomerates"

 
Transformation of work within corporations and public organizations

Hawes 102
Chair: Julie Battilana
Discussant: Pam Tolbert
Papers:
• Marvin Washington; Karen D. W. Patterson; Harry J. Van Buren III: — "How institutions constrain or enable leadership: Denominational influences on megachurch"

• Gumato Ukur; Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger; Heike Mensi-Klarbach: — "The impact of Kenya's new constitution on the civil service sector"
 
• Lakshmi Ramarajan; Kathleen McGinn; Deborah Kolb: — "Internalizing Shifting Gender Logics in Professional Work"
10:15 - 10:30

Break

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge

10:30 - 12:00

Paper Sessions

Social entrepreneurship and hybrid organizations

Hawes 101
Chair: Julie Battilana
Discussant: Alnoor Ebrahim
Papers:

• Wendy K. Smith; Marya L. Besharov: — "Multiple Logics Within Organizations: An Integrative Framework and Model of Organizational Hybridity"

• Johanna Mair; Marc Schneiberg; Sander Wagner: — "No toilet no bride — organizing for development at the base of the pyramid"

• Eric Yanfei Zhao; Tyler Wry: — "Culture, Economics, and Cross-National Variation in the Founding and Social Outreach of Microfinance Organizations"
Collective action and organizations
Hawes 102
Chair: Shon Hiatt  
Discussant: Sarah Soule
 Papers:
 
• Lori Qingyuan Yue; Hayagreeva Rao; Paul Ingram: — "Information Spillovers from Protests Against Corporations: A Tale of Walmart and Target"
 
• Forrest Briscoe; Abhinav Gupta; Mark Anner: — "Activist Tactics and the Diffusion of Social Movement Success in Organizational Fields: Evidence from the U.S. Collegiate Anti-Sweatshop Movement"
 
 
12:00 - 1:00

Lunch

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge
1:00 - 2:00

Panel Discussion on rigor and relevance in institutional organization with Thomas D'Aunno, Frank Dobbin and Dick Scott
Panel Chair: Shon Hiatt

Hawes 101

2:00 - 2:15

Break

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge
2:15 - 3:45

Paper Sessions

Globalization
Hawes 101
Chair: Chris Marquis
 Discussant: Kaisa Snellman
Papers:
• Patricia H. Thornton; Kim Klyver: — "The Invisible Hand: Institutional Logics and Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy"

 
Social Finance Crisis / Finance
Hawes 102
Chair: Shon Hiatt  
Discussant: Mark Mizruchi  
Papers:
• Aaron Chatterji; Jiao Luo; Robert Seamans: — "Too Legit to Quit: Banks vs. Credit Unions During the Financial Crisis"

 
3:45 - 3:55

Break

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge
3:55 - 4:55

Panel Discussion on cross-disciplinary research with Mary Ann Glynn, Willie Ocasio and Marc Schneiberg
Panel Chair: Chris Marquis

Hawes 101

5:00 - 6:00

Keynote Address: Larry Summers
Introduced by Rakesh Khurana

Hawes 101

6:15 - 7:00

Reception

Williams Room

7:00 - 9:00

Dinner

Williams Room

Jun 04
8:00- 8:30

Continental Breakfast

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge

8:30 - 9:00

Keynote Address: Jerry Davis
Introduced by Shon Hiatt

Hawes 101

9:00 - 9:15

Break

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge
9:15 - 10:45

Paper Sessions 

invention of new organizational models
Hawes 101
Chair: Julie Battilana
Discussant: Rebecca Henderson
Papers:
Julien Jourdan; Markus Perkmann; Riccardo Fini: — "Through the looking glass: Status spillovers across institutional logics"

• Kate Kellogg; Sara Singer: "Innovation Infrastructure and the Spreading of Reform Inside of Organizations"
 
   
Social Responsibility
Hawes 102
Chair: Chris Marquis
Discussant: Matthew Kraatz 
Papers:
 
• Anne Jacqueminet; Rodolphe Durand: — "Managing coupling levels of CSR practices within an MNC: the role of receptivity to institutional pressures"
 
• Rose Xiaowei Luo; Danqing Wang; Jianjun Zhang: — "State or Market: Institutional Complexity and Voluntary CSR Reporting of Chinese Firms" 
 
10:45 - 11:00

Break

Hawes Hall 1st Floor Lounge

11:00 - 12:00

Keynote Address: Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Introduced by Ryan Raffaelli

Hawes 101

12:30 - 2:00

Brown Bag Lunch and Panel Discussion on future research directions with Patricia Thornton and Jay Lorsch
Panel Chair: Royston Greenwood 

Hawes 101