ICOR Research Seminar – by Haitao Yu & John Hegarty

To begin the year, we’ll discuss reflexive approaches to academic writing and management theories during the in-coming ICOR Seminar. First, Haitao Yu, Assistant Professor at IESEG, will present his paper “Emotion and Research on Personally Relevant Grand Challenges” (co-authored with Lucas Amaral Lauriano, Iéseg) (The abstract can be found here).

Then, John Hegarty (IESEG) will present his piece “Living in the Tension – A Reflexive and Pragmatic Approach to Management Decision-Making” co-authored with Regis Maubrey (IPAG Business School) and Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim (IPAG Business School). (The abstract can be found here as well as the full paper here).

ICOR Research Seminar – by Arthur Gautier & Cyrine Ben-Hafaeidh

On December 5th, philantropy and hybrid organizations’ performance will be at the center of the discussions in our next ICOR Seminar. First, Arthur Gautier, Associate Professor at ESSEC, will present his paper “Philanthropy For Systems Change: An Exploratory Study.” (The abstract can be found here).

Then, Cyrine Ben-Hafaeidh, Associate Professor at IESEG will present her research project “Increasing Quantitative Research in Social Entrepreneurship: A Question of Method”, co-authored with Anaïs Hamelin (EM Strasbourg Business School). (The abstract can be found here).

ICOR Research Seminar – by Mohamad Sadri & Lucas Amaral

The question of stigma within and around organizations will be at the core of our discussions in our next ICOR Seminar.  We’ll have the pleasure to receive Mohamad Sadri, Assistant Professor at ESSEC, who will present his paper “An Audience-Based Perspective on Firms’ CSR and Stakeholder Disapproval in Stigmatized Contexts” (abstract available here).

Following, Lucas Amaral, Assistant Professor at Iéseg, will present his article titled: “The Role of Social Media Affordances in Organizational Stigma Events” (abstract available here).

ICOR-INENT Research Seminar – Daniel Hjorth and Elodie Dessy

For starting this academic year, we’ll discuss different facets of Social Entrepreneurship in the context of a joint ICOR-INENT Seminar. We’ll have the pleasure to host Daniel Hjorth, Professor at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and Lund University, School of Economics and Management, Sweden, and adjunct professor at Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, Japan. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies, and serves as Art Review Editor for Business Ethics Quarterly. His research and publications are centered on philosophy and business, art and management, and aesthetics and organization while empirically investigating organizational creativity, entrepreneurship and innovation. He will present his paper in development “The Poetics of Imagined Lives: Desire, Imagination and Fabulation in Social Entrepreneuring” co-authored with Mollie Painter (Nottingham Trent University)(abstract available here).

Following, Elodie Dessy, post-doctoral researcher at Iéseg, with research interests on philanthropy, social-mission platforms and boundary work, will present her paper in development: “Should they stay or should they go? The interplay of divergent boundary work strategies in shaping field renewal in Belgian philanthropy” co-authored with Benjamin Huybrechts (Iéseg) and Danielle Logue (USNW Sydney) (abstract available here).

ICOR-INENT Research Seminar – by Jean Clarke & Bryant Hudson

For the last seminar of the semester, we will have the pleasure to discuss entrepreneurial storytelling and organizational dis(u)topia in the context of a joint ICOR-INENT Seminar. We will host Jean Clarke (Emlyon Business School) who will present her paper “: Pitching to make sense: How entrepreneurs and investors create entrepreneurial stories in situated interactions” (abstracts available here).

Then, Bryant Hudson (IÉSEG) present his research project “Technologies, Organizing and Senior Citizens: Utopian dystopia or dystopic utopia?” co-authored with Lin Dong (IÉSEG), Farah Kodeih (IÉSEG) and Romain Vacquier (Toulouse School of Management).

ICoN-ICOR Research Seminar – by Justin Perrettson

We will host our first ICoN-ICOR Seminar on April 20th, with Justin Perrettson, Chair of the Environment and Energy Commission of The International Chamber of Commerce, and Head of Sustainability Partnerships at Novozymes, an Industrial Biotechnology company and the World leader in enzymes and microorganisms.

He will discuss the role of business in the United Nation’s climate negotiations and their potential strategies for an effective engagement. An abstract of his talk can be found here

ICOR Research Seminar – by Maxim Voronov

For our next ICOR seminar on April 13th, Maxim Voronov (Schulich School of Business) will uncover the meanings of global crisis through an institutional perspective, whilst presenting his paper “Inhabiting a Global Crisis an Institutional Lens,” co-authored with Gerardo Patriotta (University of Bath). (abstract available here).

ICOR Research Seminar – by Haitao Yu & Habofanoe Polaki

On March 30th, indigenous organizations’ acts of resilience and of institutional translation will be at the center of the discussions in our next ICOR Seminar. First, Haitao Yu (IESEG) will present his paper “Place-Based Resources and Resilience: The Case of a First Nation Heritage Center in Canada”, co-authored with Tima Bansal (Ivey Business School) and Diane-Larue Arjalies (Ivey Business School).

Then, Habofanoe Polaki (IESEG) will present his research project “Institutional Translation Ad Infinitum: Localizing Hiv/Aids Relief In Lesotho”, co-authored with Farrah Kodeih (IESEG) and Wim Van Lent (IESEG).

ICOR Research Seminar – by Janna Rose & Tapiwa Seremani

On January 26th, the potential of Social change through translation or transgression will be addressed in our next ICOR Seminar. First, Janna Rose (Grenoble Ecole de Management) will present her paper “International Monsanto Tribunal’s Prefigurative Translation: Connecting Alternative Initiatives and Structural Impact”, co-authored with Marcos Barros (Grenoble Ecole de Management) (abstract available here).

Then, Tapiwa Seremani (IESEG) will present his research project “From fun to immoral: Transgression and moral boundaries negotiated around a material object”, co-authored with Carine Farias (IESEG).