Brownbag Semniars 2014-2015

Seminar 1: September 24th, 2014Alireza Ahmadsimab (ESSEC). 

"Collaboration and confrontation: Dynamics of different institutional logics and resource dependence in cross sector partnerships"

Seminar 2: November 26th, 2014Annika Beelitz (Bangor University). 

"Using discursive framing to maintain organisational legitimacy after the Fukushima disaster"

Seminar 3: December 17th, 2014Amélie Mernier  (Université Catholique de Louvain).

"Strategy for financing foundations: how do they create and capture value?"

Seminar 4: January 14th, 2015. Marie-Laure Djelic and Reza Mousavi (ESSEC). 

"Understanding the Structural Architecture of Performative Ideologies— The Case of Atlas and Neoliberalism"

Seminar 5: January 28th, 2015. Arthur Gautier (ESSEC).

"Bound to fail yet successful: Understanding the institutionalization processes of contested practices" 

Seminar 6: February 11th, 2015. Hyemi Shin (ESSEC). 

"CSR professional? Yes, I am! Sensemaking and sensegiving of professionalization of the CSR field"

Seminar 7: March 18th, 2015. Helen Etchanchu (ESSEC). 

" Why won't you listen to me? - The Role of Discursive Legitimacy during Episodes of Contention"

Seminar 8: April 1st, 2015Nadine Arnold (IDHES ENS Cachan).

"Valuing and institutionalizing moral products"

Seminar 9: April 15th, 2015. Aurelien Acquier and Pilar Acosta (ESCP Europe)

"CSR as a process of dis-embedding business from society in developing countries: a case study in Latin America"

Seminar 10: May 20th, 2015. Chika Oka (Royal Holloway).

"Private, public and social power: Interactive governance for better labour conditions in garment supply chains"

Seminar 11: June 3rd, 2015. Adrian Zicari and Hyemi Shin (ESSEC).

"Don’t Judge by Its Cover! Comparative Study on the Evolution of CSR Reporting in Brazil and South Korea"

Seminar 12: June 10th, 2015. Marion Ligonie (ESSEC).

"Performativity in the making: Applying the theory of shared value"

Brownbag Seminars 2013-2014

Seminar 1: September 30th, 2013Helen ETCHANCHU-SCHNEIDER & Marie-Laure DJELIC (ESSEC). 
"Contextualizing Corporate Political Responsibilities: Neoliberal CSR in Historical Perspective".

Seminar 2: November 20th, 2013
. Charles CHO (ESSEC). 
"What is Important in Corporate Social Responsibility Information?"

Seminar 3: January 8th, 2014
. Hyemi SHIN (ESSEC).
"From a marriage of convenience to an open relationship: The change of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the change of the national business system in South Korea"

Seminar 4: February 5th, 2014.
in MEHRPOUYA (HEC) and Marie-Laure DJELIC (ESSEC).
"Transparency – From Enlightenment to Neoliberalism or When a Norm of Liberation becomes a Tool of Governing"

Seminar 5: March 5th, 2014. Damien LAMBERT (ESSEC). 
"The Proxy Advisor and the Negotiation of Fiduciary Duties"

Seminar 6: April 2nd, 2014.
"Strategic Regime Institutionalization: The Case of ICLEI"

Seminar 7: May 14th, 2014. Sandrine BLANC (INSEEC)
"Conscientious objection and exemptions in firms. A liberal egalitarian perspective"

Seminar 8: May 28th, 2014. Yesh NAMA (ESSEC).
"Where are the missing masses?' Bringing ANT back into the debate on materiality"

Brownbag Seminars 2012-2013

Seminar 1: September 19th, 2012. Chika Oka. 
"Are Reputable Brands Socially Responsible? Exploring the Link between reputation and CSR"

Seminar 2: October 17th, 2012
. Matthias Thiemann (ESSEC) 
"Accounting for the financial crisis: the struggle over accounting rules for banks in France, Netherlands and Germany"

Seminar 3: November 28th, 2012
. Arthur Gautier and Anne Claire Pache (ESSEC) 
"The institutionalization of nonprofit professions within for profit organizations: a multilevel analysis of corporate philanthropy in France"

Seminar 4: December 12th, 2012
. Alireza Ahmadsimab and Gilles van Wijk (ESSEC). 
"Firm-NGO partnerships: substitution, hybridization or co-existence of logics"

Seminar 5: January 9th, 2013.
Estefania Santacreu-Vasut (ESSEC). 
"Language and Gender Economics"

Seminar 6: January 16th, 2013. Céline Baud (HEC). 
"'Disciplining the neoliberal bank: Credit risk management under Basel II"

Seminar 7: February 6th, 2013. Sandrine Blanc (INSEEC). 
"Corporate Democracy and Corporate Citizenship- A dialogue."

Seminar 8: March 20th, 2013. Lisa Baudot (ESSEC). 
 "GAAP Convergence of Convergence gap? A study of the process of global Accounting change"

Seminar 9: April 3rd, 2013. Wim van Lent (ESSEC). 
"Local Elites versus Dominant Shareholders: Dividend Smoothing at the Dutch East India Company"

Seminar 10: April 17th. Joel Bothello (ESSEC). 
"Constructing a sustainability narrative: A tale of two cities"

Seminar 11: April 24th
. Philip Mader (ESSEC). 
 "Explaining and Quantifying the Extractive Success of Financial Systems: Microfinance and the financialisation of poverty"

Seminar 12: June 5th.
Jan Lepoutre (Essec Business School). 
 “Theorizing organizational response to systemic problems: a longitudinal case study of two Kenyan firms responding to extreme poverty”

Seminar 13: June 12th. Anna Samsonova (Manchester Business School). 
"Transnational self-regulation and the transforming roles of professional accountancy bodies: Towards a research agenda”

Brownbag Seminars 2011-2012

Seminar 1: October 19th, 2011. Imran Chowdhury (ESSEC)
"Multiple institutional logics and inter-organizational partnership: The dynamics of cooperation between social enterprises".

Seminar 2: November 30th, 2011. Cécile Renouard et Adrian Zicari (ESSEC)
"The forgotten issue in CSR. Why corporate tax issues are virtually absent in the CSR debate".

Seminar 3: January 18th, 2012. Sandrine Blanc (ESSEC) 
“Workers’ moral agency in contemporary capitalism. A liberal critique”.

Seminar 4: March 21st, 2012. Russell Arthur Smith (Nanyang) 
"Implications of Organizational Size on Corporate Social Responsibility Outcomes".

Seminar 5: March 28th, 2012. Chrystelle Richard & Anne Cazavan-Jeny (ESSEC)
"Constructing Market as an Answer to a Regulatory Accounting Vacuum: The Case of Public Private Partnership (PPP) Contracts".

Seminar 6: May 2nd, 2012. Joel Bothello (ESSEC)
"Constrained recipients: The role of legitimacy in organizational translation".

Seminar 7: June 6th, 2012. Laurent Bibard (ESSEC)
"Revisiting Identity and Difference: on Sexualities and Globalization". 

Brownbag Seminars 2010-2011

Seminar 1: February 9th, 2011. Adrian Zicari (ESSEC)
"Jogo Bonito: Developing CSR methodologies in Brazil".

Seminar 2: March 23rd, 2011. Afshin Mehrpouya (ESSEC)
"From God to markets - Analysis of the role played by actors and institutions in mainstreaming of socially responsible investments". Paper to be sent for review to Organization Studies.

Seminar 3: April 27th, 2011. Anne-Claire Pache (ESSEC)
 “When competing logics enter organizations - The politics of organizational responses to conflicting institutional demands”. 

Seminar 4: May 25th, 2011. Sandrine Blanc (ESSEC) 
"Corporate Democracy in a Declining Welfare State. A Rawlsian Perspective".