Sub-theme 42: Anticipation: Models, Technology and Knowledge in the Making of Organizational Futures

Christina Garsten, Stockholm University, Sweden, & Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Mikkel Flyverbom, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Afshin Mehrpouya, HEC Paris, France
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 2C1 (2nd floor)
Envisioning Futures
Chair: Christina Garsten
Maria Norbäck
Temporary organizing in the gig-economy: The temporariness of freelance work
Melanie Wiener, Regina Gattringer and
Participation in open foresight – A matter of culture
Lianne Simonse and Erik Jan Hultink
Future visioning for innovation in the organization: An integrative framework
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 2C1 (2nd floor)
Anticipation and Finance
Chair: Mikkel Flyverbom
Matt Theeke
Credit risk management and novelty in an organization’s inventive activities
Javier Busquets Carretero
Anticipating scenarios in banking: Exploring the emergent “social” role in customer networks
Pauli Pakarinen
Constructing imagined futures: Forecasting with a DSGE model in a central bank
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 2C1 (2nd floor)
Anticipation and Temporality
Chair: Afshin Mehrpouya
Stine Grodal and Nina Granqvist
Nanotechnology communities’ perception of time: Temporality during field emergence
Uli Meyer
The emergence of an envisioned future. Sensemaking and institutionalization in the case of “Industrie 4.0” in Germany
Nina Granqvist, Juliane Reinecke, Shahzad (Shaz) Ansari and Thomas B. Lawrence
Temporalities, agency and institutions
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 2C1 (2nd floor)
Anticipation and Performativity
Chair: Christina Garsten
Regina Gattringer, Melanie Wiener and
Anticipating future opportunities and threats collectively – An open foresight process model
Morgane Le Breton
Performativity of carbon issue: A case of construction of collective anticipation
Katarina Larsen
Under construction: Negotiating engineering sciences scenarios and grand societal impact
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 2C1 (2nd floor)
Anticipation: Imaginations, Models, and Utopias
Chair: Mikkel Flyverbom
Sébastien Picard and Jennie Shin
Building legitimate alternatives of the future: The role of corporate diplomacy in producing the common good in the Mongolian mining industry
Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou
Financial utopias and imaginable organisational futures: Towards a political economy of imagination
Deniz Seebacher
Managing uncertainty in social compliance auditing practices. An ethnographic study of Turkey’s apparel sector, its illegalized Syrian workers and corporate morality
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 2C1 (2nd floor)
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Chair: Afshin Mehrpouya
Juha Laurila and Anni Paalumäki
Maintaining distinctiveness through the passage of time: Organizational identity as a continuously constructed outcome of socio-temporal comparisons
R. Duncan M. Pelly
Entrepreneurial opportunity: A temporal storytelling perspective
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 2C1 (2nd floor)
Anticipation: Knowledge, Narration, and Identity
Chair: Mikkel Flyverbom
Afshin Mehrpouya and Rita Samiolo
Foregrounding the work of regulatory intermediary analysts. The case of the access to Medicine Index
Christina Garsten and Mikkel Flyverbom
Anticipation and organization: Knowledge templates and organizational machineries of foresight
Marita Svane and David Boje
Anticipatory knowledge: An antenarrative perspective on TrumpLand and the future of higher education