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AOM Panel Symposium on Strategic Transformation of Large Incumbents

  • 1.  AOM Panel Symposium on Strategic Transformation of Large Incumbents

    Posted 07-04-2022 09:52
    Dear colleagues,

    We are writing to invite you to participate in the following panel symposium that Krsto Pandza (Leeds U.) and I are organizing at the upcoming AOM:

    Strategic Transformation of Large Incumbents: The Role of Managers
    scheduled on Sunday August 7 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Pacific (Seattle) Standard Time and taking place at the Seattle Convention Center, Tahoma 3 (also live-streamed to the virtual meeting platform).

    The lead faculty involved in this panel include: Robert Burgelman (Stanford), Raghu Garud (Penn. State), Tomi Laamanen (St. Gallen), Ryan Raffaelli (Harvard), Mary Tripsas (UC Santa Barbara), and Timo Vuori (Aalto).

    Current technological and societal changes often require incumbents to consider their strategic identity and embark on a process of transformation. The purpose of this panel is to stimulate a conversation around different ways in which managerial agency across different hierarchical levels has been theorized in the context of organizational transformation. We will address different cognitive, behavioral, organizational, and cultural aspects that enable or constrain managerial actions during strategic transformation. This panel symposium will bring together scholars working in this area to reflect on the current state of research into strategic transformation with the intention to: (a) develop a common future research agenda, and (b) generate new conversations on the role of managers during transformation processes.

    We are looking forward to meeting you soon!

    Yuliya and Krsto

    Ps: Apologies for the cross-posting

    Yuliya Snihur
    Associate Professor
    TBS Education, France