This seminar series provides a monthly forum for all interested to discuss topical research in social and environmental issues in management.
The one-hour sessions take place at Main building (Runeberginkatu 14-16) room C338-339 during lunch time, unless another location is specified in the program. Buy Your Own lunch (=BYO). We get lunch together at restaurant Proffa that is just next door.
Discussion dates & topics in Fall 2018
Friday 7.9. 12.00-13.00
Frederick Ahen. The wicked side of sustainable food innovations: Genetically modified food ‘politricks’ and scientific fascism vs rational contrarians.
Friday 28.9. 12.00-13.00
Marja Svanberg. Racism and anti-business sentiments: A bad apple does not spoil the bunch.
Thursday 22.11. 12.00-13.30
Myrto Chliova. Moving from small to big wins: Tensions in the evolution of participatory organizing within the context of a displacement crisis.
Discussion dates & topics in Spring 2018
Friday 9.2. 12.00-13.00
Laura Salmivaara and Leena Lankoski. Promoting sustainable consumer behaviour through the activation of injunctive social norms: A field experiment in 19 workplace restaurants.
Thursday 12.04. 12.00-13.00
Patrick Shulist. With a little help from (where I see) my friends: The microspatial dynamics of learning amongst Ghanaian self-employed.
Friday 27.4. 12.00-13.00
Marleen Wierenga, Jarkko Levänen, Sara Lindeman. Entrepreneurial innovation processes: Adding a spatial dimension to Effectuation Theory.
Wednesday 09.5. 12.00-13.00
Nancy Bocken (University of Lund). Circular business model design and experimentation: lessons learned and future research.
Discussion dates & topics in Fall 2017
Wednesday 4.10., 12.00-13.00
Itziar Castello. Vicious and Virtuous Circles of Aspirational Talk.
Friday 13.10. 11.00-12.00
Juntunen, Halme, Korsunova, Rajala. Leveraging the sustainability of innovations with deviant stakeholders.
Thursday 23.11. 13.00-14.00
Louna Ansari. On Discursive Reconciliation of Sustainability Logics.
Monday 27.11. 12.00-13.00
Samuli Patala, Laura Albareda, Minna Halme. Understanding the principles of polycentric governance in circular economy practices.
Monday 04.12. 12.00-13.00
Aurélie Toivonen. Accept, reject, or negotiate? Understanding responses to the removal of institutional voids.
Discussion dates & topics in Spring 2017
Friday 03.02. 12.00-13.00
Sofia Villo, Saint-Petersburg State University. Stakeholder concern as managerial issue.
Friday 10.02. 12.00-13.00
Dalia D’Amato, University of Helsinki. Circular, green and bio economy as sustainability narratives.
Friday 17.02. 12.00-13.30
Juliane Reinecke, Warwick University. Doing research at the intersection of organisation studies and sustainability.
Friday 31.03. 11.30-13.30
Reading circle with Mikko Jalas at 11.30.-12.30, BYO lunch
Article: Zehavi & Brezvits. 2017. Distribution sensitive innovation policies: Conceptualization and empirical examples, Research Policy. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2016.11.007
Updates from Minna Halme at 12.30 -13.30, BYO dessert
Topic is cross-disciplinary sustainability organizing development at Aalto level
Friday 05.05. 12.00-13.00
Reading circle with Minna Halme on the article Bansal & Song. 2015. Similar but not the Same: Differentiating Corporate Responsibility from Sustainability, AOM Annals. https://doi.org/10.5465/annals.2015.0095
Friday 19.05. 12.00-13.00
Itziar Castello. Emotional regulation in framing processes, or how Californians got to live a plastic-free life.
Discussion dates & topics in Fall 2016
Friday 21.10. 11.15-12.15
Tatu Lyytinen & Jarkko Levänen. Incorporating circularity into business models: a comparative case study of institutional implications on recycling companies.
Friday 11.11. 18.104.22.168
Jennifer Goodman & Jukka Mäkinen. Corporate Social Responsibility and Irresponsibility: A Political Perspective.
Friday 18.11. 11.15-12.15
Jennifer Goodman co-authoring with Daniel Arenas, and Laura Albareda. Understanding Internal Conflict in Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives.
Friday 09.12. 11.45-12.45
Ines Peixoto. Paper on the biofuels market.
Friday 16.12. 9.00-10.00
Samuli Patala. Organizing open sustainability: the role of intermediaries in circular economy practices.