PDW 07:
Writing Theory Papers for the Academy of Management Review (AMR) and Organization Studies


Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 09:00–13:00

Copenhagen Business School (CBS) – Kilen, Kilevej 14 A/B, Copenhagen-Frederiksberg
– Main room: K s43 (ground floor)
– Break-out rooms: Ks 48 (ground floor), K 150 (1st floor), K 375 (3rd floor)


Joep P. Cornelissen, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands; Associate Editor AMR
Trish Reay, Alberta Business School, University of Alberta, Canada; Editor-in-Chief Organization Studies


Jean Bartunek, Boston College, Associate Editor AMR
Kris Byron, Georgia State University, Associate Editor AMR
Don Lange, Arizona State University, Associate Editor AMR
Mike Pfarrer, University of Georgia, Associate Editor AMR
Belle Rose Ragins, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Editor-in-Chief AMR

Marianna Fotaki, Warwick Business School, Senior Editor Organization Studies
Daniel Hjorth, Copenhagen Business School, Senior Editor Organization Studies
Jasper Hotho, Copenhagen Business School, Senior Editor Organization Studies
Renate Meyer, WU Vienna, Senior Editor Organization Studies
Mike Zundel, University of Liverpool, Senior Editor Organization Studies


Wednesday, July 5, 2017

09:00 – 09:10

Welcome & Introduction

09:15 – 10:30

Joep Cornelissen and Trish Reay
Writing Theory Papers for AMR and Organization Studies – Editorial Perspectives
– Plenary Session –

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:50

Round-Table Paper Development Sessions
facilitated by Associate and Senior Editors of AMR and Organization Studies
{Table assignments: please see below}

12:50 – 13:00

– Plenary Session –



Table 1 – Room: K s43 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Belle Rose Ragins

  • Kristen Lucas: Adding insult to injury: A dual-path model of working-class dignity injury

  • Theano Lianidou: How does diversity affect leader-member exchange quality? The role of social status

  • Rama Krishna Reddy Kummitha: The duality dilemma: Integrative structuration theory for redefining agency

  • Jochen Geppert: Organizational institutionalism, gender (in-)equality and cooperate actors. A theoretical intervention from the field of gender equality mainstreaming

Table 2 – Room: K s43 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Kris Byron

  • Nicole Alexy: A meta-theoretical framework for leadership studies

  • Neha Tripathi: Dynamics of state justice climate and team innovation

  • Matthew C.B. Lyle: Gravity’s pull: The identity-related motives and outcomes of hiring stars

  • Perttu Salovaara: Spacing leadership: An organization theoretical rethinking

Table 3 – Room: K s43 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Mike Pfarrer

  • Richard A. Banfield: Technology rhetoric: Incumbents’ strategic public language during discontinuous change

  • Laura Barrera Campos: Elements influencing the governance form choice in strategic alliances

  • Helen Etchanchu: Stakeholder adherence to corporate parentalism and its consequences for deliberative democracy

  • Carla Susana A. Assuad: Types of rationality in sustainable thinking by integrating long and short-term decision-making: A critique of applying the precautionary principle in decision-making

Table 4 – Room: K s43 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Don Lange

  • Christine Moser: Knowledge sharing in online communities

  • Tanusree Jain: Traversing multi-level governance of corporate social responsibility: A process based model of transnational diffusion and institutional adaptation

  • Paul M. Case: Transgressing stakeholder bodies: Transcorporeality, business, and society

  • Olivier Dupouet: Ideation processes and the dynamics of organizations: When organizational structures dance with innovation

Table 5 – Room: K s48 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Jean Bartunek

  • Mamta Bhatt: You and me and the organizational boundary: How social identity and social capital interact to shape knowledge transfer between a consultant and a client

  • Tânia Leticia dos Santos: Product and service innovation process and dynamic capabilities use and development: Overlapping and complementary perspectives

  • Moira V. Faul: Tackling societal grand challenges: A networked governance approach to combining institutional logics in multi-stakeholder partnerships

  • Verena Stingl: Toolbox for uncertainty: Introduction of adaptive heuristics as strategies for project decision-making

Table 6 – Room: K s48 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Joep P. Cornelissen

  • Georg Reischauer: Designing organizational boundaries for open innovation
  • Caleb Bernacchio: Opportunity as intention: Defending the creation view
  • Madeline Toubiana: Tweets, likes, and hashtags: Social media characteristics and the possibilities of reflexive and anti-reflexive discursive engagement
  • Rohny Saylors: The less you need to say the better: Information theory as a strong scientific theory of narrative in process studies

Table 7 – Room: K s48 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Marianna Fotaki

  • Gareth A. Owen: ‘Not so different after all?’ Considering interorganisational trust-building as practice

  • Kate Kenny: The organizational whistleblower: Towards a queer framing?

  • Annika Blomberg: Turning to the dark side: Challenging the hegemonic positivity of the creativity discourse

  • Allison Wylde: Understanding the state of trust: Perceptions of trust and vulnerability

Table 8 – Room: K s48 (ground floor)
Facilitator: Mike Zundel

  • Deniz Maden: Viewing the interactions among status, reputation and legitimacy: Through the lens of product quality

  • Tianyuan Yu: Reconfiguring Burrell and Morgan’s framework of sociological paradigms by Zen

  • Kätlin Pulk: Perceived temporal discontinuity in organizational change processes

  • Mariam Mohsin: The collective unconscious – An insight into the structure versus agency debate

Table 9 – Room: K 150 (1st floor)
Facilitator: Jasper Hotho

  • Nicola Mountford: Duos and duels in field evolution: The roles inter-organizational networks play in relation to government actors

  • Andreas J. Reuschl: Emergence of a new institutional field? Forces around the institutionalization of independent coworking spaces

  • Tim Weiss: New Kids on the Block: Applying an interorganizational ecology perspective to the global diffusion of organizational forms

  • Kutay Günestepe: Socio-material dynamics of practices for institutional change and stability

Table 10 – Room: K 150 (1st floor)
Facilitator: Daniel Hjorth

  • William H. Collinge: Semiotics: Developing a theoretical base for management and organization studies

  • Jameson Gill: Synthesising the meme concept with theories of organisation: Concept development and theoretical connections

  • Tatiana Mikhalkina: Ontological assumptions, drifts and relevance of knowledge in strategy research

  • Jean-Charles Pillet: When technology mingles with the boundaries of work: The enactment of new work realities through the use of technology with hedonic affordances

Table 11 – Room: K 150 (1st floor)
Facilitator: Trish Reay

  • Josina Vink: Rethinking reflexivity in institutional theory – Taking stock and moving ahead

  • Aneka F. Sufi: Rhetoric and rituals in organizational goals: An organizational life cycle perspective

  • Saheli Nath: Life in the grey zone: How an organization’s structure of social relations constructs failure

  • Ali Aslan Gümüsay: An institutional logics perspective on entrepreneurial opportunities

Table 12 – Room: K 375 (3rd floor)
Facilitator: Renate Meyer

  • Marianna Rolbina: Replicating the unique? Theorizing the international replication of cultural products

  • Yasaman Sadeghi: Towards new forms of organizing the production in the cultural industry

  • Gorgi Krlev: Social impact – A new conceptual approach

  • Peter K. Schou: Apprehending institutional complexity: How organizational history shape managerial understanding and responses