Talks

Upcoming Talks

Community Vulnerability and Facility Siting: The Case of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling, 2004-2012. With Dror Etzion. University of Alberta, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology; March 20, 2014.

Community Vulnerability and Facility Siting: The Case of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling, 2004-2012. With Dror Etzion. Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability Conference; Cornell University, May 2014.##

Category Promotion: How Hybrid Ventures Integrate the Competing Demands of Standing Out and Fitting In. With Matthew Grimes. European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium. Sub-theme 50: The Challenge of Configuration: Bridging Perspectives and Methodologies; Rotterdam, July 2013.##

Researching the Organization of Energy: Dirty, Clean and In-Between. With Dror Etzion and Lianne Lefsrud. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Professional Development Workshop; Philadelphia, August 2014.

Cultural Design and Designing Culture: Institutions, Values and Entrepreneurship. With Matthew Grimes, Tyler Wry and Jean Clarke. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Professional Development Workshop; Philadelphia, August 2014.

Risky Business: From Information Processing to Meaning Making. CSPG-AAPG Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Symposium: A Local to Global Multidisciplinary Collaboration; Calgary, October 14-16, 2014.

Past Talks

Three Perspectives on Sustainability and Implications for Firms, Markets and Policies. With Raghu Garud, Jochen Markard and Krsto Pandza. Workshop on Sustainability Research: A Business Perspective; Pennsylvania State University, November 2013.##

Fracking Patents: Sustainability Technology and Information Control through Patents. With Dan Cahoy and Zhen Lei. Workshop on Sustainability Research: A Business Perspective; Pennsylvania State University, November 2013.##

Developmental Workshop on Innovation for Societal Impact: A Process Perspective. Organizer and Faculty Member. Leeds University Business School, September 2013.

Cultural Perspectives on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Organizer. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Lake Buena Vista, August 2013.

Narrative Limits of Moral Accounting: An Exploratory Analysis of the Financial Crisis Inquiry. With Shubha Patvardhan. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Lake Buena Vista, August 2013.##

Sustainability by Dissociation: Categorization, Divestitures and Organizational Boundaries. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Lake Buena Vista, August 2013. Finalist for Emerald Best International Dissertation Award.

Categorical Dynamics: Sociomaterial Processes of Category Emergence and Performance. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium; Montreal, July 2013.

The Emergence of Categories, Identities, Fields and Organizational Forms. Discussant. European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium; Montreal, July 2013.

The Meaning of Water: Institutional Complexity and Strategic Practice in Issue Driven Fields. With Miriam Wolf and Krsto Pandza. European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium; Montreal, July 2013.##

Predatory Selection: An Analysis of Cultural Vulnerability and Opportunity Exploitation in Marcellus Shale Drilling, 2004-2011. With Dror Etzion. Inequality, Institutions and Organizations Conference. Simon Fraser University; Vancouver, June 2013.

What Kind of Problem Is Sustainability? Eric Geddes Breakfast Lecture; University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business; Royal Mayfair Golf Club, April 2013.

Putting B-Corp Certification to Work? Differences in Cultural Entrepreneurship within an Emerging Category. With Matthew Grimes. Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference; Denver, April 2013.##

Categorical Cleaning: An Exploratory Study of Sustainability Induced Divestitures, 1992-2010Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Boston, August 2012. Winner of Best Paper on Environmental and Social Practices Award.

Scientists and Inventors: Individual Level Perspectives on Innovation. Session Chair. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Boston, August 2012.

Procrustean Transformations and Pandoran Hope in the Case of Climategate. With Raghu Garud and Arvind Karunakaran. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Boston, August 2012.##

Sociomaterial Processes of Category Emergence and NaturalizationRevealing the Cultural in Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Boston, August 2012.

Categorical Cleaning: An Exploratory Study of Sustainability Induced Divestitures, 1992-2010Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability Conference; Yale University, May 2012.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business; January 2012.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management; January 2012.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. HEC Paris (Hautes Études Commerciales de Paris); January 2012.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business; January 2012.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management; January 2012.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management; December 2011.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management; November 2011.

Categorical Cleaning: Divestitures as a Strategic Response to Sustainability Concerns. University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business; November 2011.

Values Work: Translating Values into Practices. With Linda Treviño and Raghu Garud. University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management; October 2011.##

Values Work: Translating Values into Practices. With Linda Treviño and Raghu Garud. University of Virginia, Darden School of Business; October 2011.##

Values Work: Translating Values into Practices. With Linda Treviño and Raghu Garud. University of Arkansas, Walton College of Business; September 2011.##

Metatheoretical Perspectives on Sustainability Journeys: Evolutionary, Relational and IntertemporalWith Raghu Garud. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; San Antonio, August 2011.

Revealing the Cultural in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; San Antonio, August 2011.##

Metatheoretical Perspectives on Sustainability Journeys: Evolutionary, Relational and IntertemporalWith Raghu Garud. European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium; Gothenburg, July 2011.##

Metatheoretical Perspectives on Sustainability Journeys: Evolutionary, Relational and IntertemporalWith Raghu Garud. Industry Studies Association Annual Conference; Pittsburgh, June 2011.

Values Work: Translating Values into Practices. With Linda Treviño and Raghu Garud. Duke University, Fuqua School of Business; February 2011.##

Procrustean Transformations: Climategate, Scientific Controversies, and HopeWith Raghu Garud. Débordements; Mines ParisTech, December 2010.##

Values Work: Translating Values into Practices. With Linda Treviño and Raghu Garud. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Montreal, August 2010.

Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission-Free Electricity. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. West Coast Research Symposium; University of Oregon, August 2010.##

Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission-Free Electricity. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Montreal, August 2010.

Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission-Free Electricity. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. Cultural Entrepreneurship Network; University of Leeds, June 2010.

Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission-Free Electricity. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics; Philadelphia, June 2010.

Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission-Free Electricity. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. Wharton Technology Conference; University of Pennsylvania, April 2010.

Climates for Innovation. Session Chair. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Chicago, August 2009.

Complexity Arrangements for Sustained Innovation: Lessons from 3M Corporation. With Raghu Garud and Arun Kumaraswamy. Academy of Management Annual Meeting; Chicago, August 2009.##

Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission-Free Electricity. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. Medici Summer School in Management Studies; Florence, July 2009.

Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission-Free Electricity. With Raghu Garud and Peter Karnøe. European Group for Organization Studies Colloquium; Barcelona, July 2009.

Explaining Institutional Perception: The Role of Ego Development in Institutional EntrepreneurshipAcademy of Management Annual Meeting; Anaheim, August 2008.

Complexity Arrangements for Sustained Innovation: Lessons from 3M Corporation. With Raghu Garud and Arun Kumaraswamy. Organization Studies Summer Workshop; Cyprus, June 2008.##

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