The invited speaker series is organized jointly with the Canada Research Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic Settings since 2008.

9 June 2015, 12:15-14:00
Title: Recursive Categorization and Enactment of Role Identities in Pluralistic Institutional Contexts
Renate Meyer, Professor of Organization Studies at WU Vienna – University of Economics and Business

6 May 2015, 12:15-14:00
Title: L’étrange odyssée du “lean management” De l’enquête pragmatiste au contrôle taylorien*
– Philippe Lorino, distinguished professor at ESSEC Business School, Paris – France
* Event jointly organized with Mosaic

26 March 2015, 12:15-14:00
Title: Why be Reflexive?
– Ann Cunliffe, Professor of Organisation Studies, Bradford University School of Management, UK

12 February 2015, 12:15-14:00
Title: From Institutional Entrepreneurship to Institutional Work: An analysis of Institutional Change in Ghana, 1957-1985
– Roy Suddaby, Professor, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria

22 January 2015, 12:15-14:00
Title: Battling Boredom: The Invention and Use of Organizational Routines on Mount Everest
– Markus Hällgren, Professor, Umeå School of Business and Economics

9 December 2014, 12:15-14:00
Title: Shifting the borders of ethnography in the study of strategy practices: what we can learn from creative nonfiction
– Chahrazad Abdallah, Professor, ESG-UQAM

20 November 2014, 12:15-14:00
Title: Bridging and Bounding Institutional Logics : Enacting Reflexivity in Hybrid Organizations in Australia and Canada
– David Oliver, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Business School
– Pamela Sloan, Associate professor, HEC Montréal

15 October 2014, 12:15-14:00
Title: A Larger View on SAP: How to Change Big S Strategy
– Richard Whittington, Professor of Strategic Management, Saïd Business School, Oxford University

10 April 2014, 12:15-14:00
Maintaining organizational routines: The dynamic interplay between stories and lists within physician handoffs
– Curtis LeBaron, Associate professor, Brigham Young University

19 February 2014, 12:15-14:00
Autonomy or Control? Organizational Architecture and Corporate Attention to Stakeholders
– Pamela Sloan, Associate professor, HEC Montréal

5 February 2014, 12:15-14:00
Insurgent Bodies. Emotional Effervescence in an Online Protest*
– David Courpasson, EMLyon Business School
* Event jointly organized with the GReSI

12 December 2013, 12:15-14:00
Without texts no authority! Studying the power of texts to act from a distance
-Consuelo Vasquez, Professeure, Département de communication sociale et publique, Université du Québec à Montréal

7 November 2013, 12:15-14:00
Roping in the cowboys at Oilco: How companies integrate externally-sourced organizational routines
Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Associate Professor, Lundquist School of Business, University of Oregon

15 October 2013, 12:15-14:00
Ethnography: Discovering the Obvious that Everyone Else Overlooks
– Stephen R. Barley, Richard W. Weiland Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University

8 May 2013, 12:15-14:00
Insurance Trading in Lloyd’s of London: Balancing conflicting-yet-complementary Logics in Practice
– Paula Jarzabkowski, Professor of Strategic Management, City University, EU Marie Curie Fellow, Cornell University

29 April 2013, 12:15-14:00
L’organisation sous influence : l’exemple du contrôle de la coproduction dans les services d’autopartage
– Pénélope Codello, maître de conférences en management à l’IRG (Institut de Recherche en Gestion) de l’Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée
Event jointly organized with the CRISES

22 March 2013, 10:00-12:00
Do’s and Don’ts in Drafting Qualitative Research
– Tima Bansal, Professor, Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario & Associate editor (qualitative research), Academy of Management Journal
Event jointly organized with the GRIDD, the CRISES, la Chaire de management stratégique international Walter-J.-Somers

14 March 2013, 12:15-14:00
Ambiguous authority and hidden hierarchy: Dynamics of collective leadership in a professional service firm
– Laura Empson, Professor, Cass Business School

25 February 2013, 12:15-14:00
Beyond Ambidexterity: How Middle Managers in China State-Owned Enterprises Juggle Three Institutional Logics in Daily Operations
– Quy Huy, Associate Professor, INSEAD

15 January 2013, 12:15-14:00
Do we have the courage? Strategy and branding during times of uncertainty
Virpi Sorsa, Postdoctoral Fellow, Aalto University School of Business

12 December 2012, 12:15-14:00
La performativité du discours du lean management dans le secteur de la santé au Québec
Viviane Sergi, Professeure, ESG UQAM
– Maria Lusiani, Chercheure postdoctorale, HEC Montréal

13 September 2012, 12:15-14:00
Evolving narratives, strategic change and restructuring in MNEs
Julia Balogun, Professor Sir Roland Smith Chair in Strategic Management, Lancaster University Management School

3 May 2012, 12:15-14:00
Organizational routines and strategy rituals: Opportunities for a practice perspective in organization studies
– Steven W. Floyd, Professor, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachussetts at Amherst

17 April 2012, 12:15-14:00
From outlaw to hero: A process study of middle manager deviance within a bureaucracy
Céline Legrand, Professeure, Audencia-Nantes School of Management

11 April 2012, 12:15-14:00
Le commerce comme prétexte? Sites internet comme outils de médiation de la tension entre visées sociales et économiques dans une entreprise sociale
Valérie Michaud, Professeure, École des Sciences de la Gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal

23 February 2012, 13:30-15:00
Social Innovation in Contested Domains: Insite – North America’s First Government Sanctioned Supervised Injection Site
Tom Lawrence, Professeur, Simon Fraser University

7 December 2011, 14:30-16:30
Squatting on Seesaws: A Sociology of Art Perspective on the Creativity-Control Tension
Marie-Astrid Theule, Conseil national des arts et métiers
– Sam Sponem, HEC Montréal
– Jean-Pascal Gond, HEC Montréal

17 November 2011, 12:15-14:00
Practice adoption in cases of low cultural fit: Adaptation and cultural repertoire enrichment during the adoption of six sigma at 3M
Davide Ravasi, Bocconi University

1 November 2011, 12:30-14:00
Organisational discourse and the social construction of meaning
Loizos Heracleous, Warwick Business School

13 October 2011, 12:15-14:00
On the functioning of boundary communities: How decision analysts turn rational choice theory into practice
Laure Cabantous, ESCP-Europe

19 September 2011, 12:15-14:00
Doing innovative research: Problematizing assumptions and creating mysteries
Mats Alvesson, Lund University

19 May 2011, 12:15-14:00
The strategic competence of accountants and middle managers in budget making
Bertrand Fauré, Professeur, Université de Toulouse

7 April 2011, 12:15-14:00
Transitional identity as a facilitator of organizational identity change during a merger
Dennis Gioia, Robert and Judith Klein Professor of Management, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University

24 March 2011, 12:15-14:00
Theorizing Change and Pluralism in Institutional Context: What Economies of Worth and New-Institutionalism Can Learn from Each Other
Bernard Leca, Professeur, Rouen Business School et Jean-Pascal Gond, Professeur invité, HEC Montréal

10 February 2011, 12:15-14:00
Rules of suspension: A rules-based explanation of the role of strategy workshops in the strategy process
David Seidl, Chair of Organization and Management, University of Zurich

20 January 2011, 12:15-14:00
Penser l’organisation dans la performativité, l’hybridité et le dislocal: de la version “symboliste” à la version “pragmatiste” de l’idée de la constitution communicative de l’organisation
Daniel Robichaud, Professeur agrégé, Departement de communication, Université de Montréal

2 December 2010, 12:30-14:00
John Reed, Citibank and the Commercial Real Estate Crisis of the 1990s: A Case Study
Sarah Kaplan, Associate Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

4 November 2010, 12:15-14:00
Le stratège, cet obscur objet du désir
Florence Allard-Poési, Professeure, Université de Paris-Est-Créteil

8 October 2010, 12:15-13:30
Toward a theory of innovation: Artifacts, infrastructure and the challenge of novelty
Paul Carlile, Associate Professor, Boston University

5 May 2010, 12:00-13:30
Strategy as discourse: Reconstructing a social practice
Claus Jacobs, Professor, University of St. Gallen

8 April 2010, 12:15-14:15
Institutional homology: Explaining corporate art
Roy Suddaby, Professor, University of Alberta

25 March 2010, 12:15-14:15
Éthnographie organisationelle “extrême”: L’expédition “Le rève le Darwin” en Patagonie
Linda Rouleau, Professeure titulaire, HEC Montréal

28 January 2010, 12:15-14:15
Everyday sensegiving: A closer look at successful plant managers
Anne D. Smith, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee – Knoxville

3 December 2009, 12:15-14:15
Powers of the past: Evoking organizational memory in LEGO Group’s identity reconstruction process
Tor Hernes, Professor, Copenhagen Business School

12 November 2009, 12:15-14:15
Two Perspectives on Managing Paradox in the Practice of Strategy
Luc Audebrand, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
(Macro-level tensions and micro-level coping strategies: Towards a dialogical perspective)
Wendy Smith, Lerner School of Business, University of Delaware
(Managing strategic paradox: Senior leadership characteristics to explore and exploit simultaneously)

16 October 2009, 12:15-14:15
Reflections on engaged scholarship
Andrew Van de Ven, Vernon H. Heath Chair of Organizational Innovation and Change, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

17 September 2009, 12:15-14:15
Is there a place for studies of practice within organizational institutionalism?
Eva Boxenbaum, Associate professor, Copenhagen Business School

20 May 2009, 12:15-14:15
The critical power of the practice lens
Silvia Gherardi, professeur, Université de Trento

23 April 2009, 12:15-14:15
Qu’est-ce que l’historien peut apprendre aux chercheurs en stratégie
Cyrille Sardais, Professeur adjoint, HEC Montréal

17 April 2009, 12:15-14:15
The minimalist world of (implications for) practice
Jean Bartunek, Robert and Evelyn Ferris Chair of Organization Studies, Boston College

9 April 2009, 12:00-14:00
‘Very Near To A Kind of Unconsciousness’ : A Carnal Sociology of a Boat Race Crew
Mark de Rond, Judge Institute for Management Studies, University of Cambridge

12 March 2009, 12:00-14:00
Co-word analysis of the Canadian sustainable mining discourse on the blogosphere
Claude Théorêt, President, ExVisu Strategic Network Intelligence

5 February 2009, 12:00-14:00
A discursive perspective on substitution and institutionalization: The case of DDT
Steve Maguire, Professeur agrégé, Université McGill

14 January 2009, 12:00-14:00
Le leadership bicéphale: sa logique et ses défis
Wendy Reid, MBA, PhD, Professeure invitée HEC Montréal
– Hilde Fjellvaer, Professeure à Trondheim Business School, étudiante au doctorat à Norwegian School of Economics à Bergen

4 December 2008, 12:00-14:00
Analyser une réunion de gestionnaires. Une présentation autour du livre ”Interacting and Organizing: Analyses of a Management Meeting”
François Cooren, Professeur au département de communication, Université de Montréal

2 October 2008, 12:00-14:00
Le rôle de la rhétorique dans la création de la consistance stratégique
– Valérie Chanal, Professeure, Université Pierre-Mendès-France

12 June 2008, 12:00-14:00
Discursive perspectives on subjectivity and power in strategy and strategizing
– Eero Vaara , Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki

10 April 2008, 12:00-14:00
Sensemaking and emotion in organizations
– Sally Maitlis, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

27 March 2008, 12:00-14:00
Anatomie d’un cas extrême: Fusion (2000) et Défusion (2002) entre BioMérieux et Pierre Fabre
– Phlippe Monin, EM-Lyon, France

22 February 2008, 12:00-14:00
Giving voice to acquired managers : Analyzing integration experiences, actions and outcomes
– Samia Chriem, University of Ottawa

24 January 2008, 12:00-15:00
Les approches narratives et la pratique de la stratégie: Trois perspectives
– Thierry Boudès, ESCP-EAP, Paris, France
– Christopher Fenton, Lancaster University,UK
– Isabelle Piette, HEC Montréal

15 November 2007, 12:00-14:00
Using strategies of persuasion to achieve small wins
– Trish Reay, University of Alberta
– Karen Golden-Biddle, Boston University

15 September 2007, 12:00-14:00
Doing Which Work: A Practice Approach to Institutional Pluralism
– Paula Jarzabkowski, Aston University

23 April 2007, 12:00-14:00
Décomposer les organisations en action: de l’économie des conventions aux engagements de proximité
– Laurent Thévenot, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris