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Showcase Symposium "Digital Strategizing for Grand Challenges"

  • 1.  Showcase Symposium "Digital Strategizing for Grand Challenges"

    Posted 07-27-2021 07:40
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    Dear ONE community,

    We would like to draw your attention to our showcase symposium at the 81st Academy of Management Meeting entitled "Digital Strategizing for Grand Challenges".
    Please see below or the attachment for further information and don't forget to sign-up here: 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

    We look forward to having you join this exciting and relevant session. Let's jointly discuss and shape the future research agenda at the (digital) strategizing-grand challenges nexus!

    Kind regards,

    Giulia Solinas, Christina Wawarta, and Georg Reischauer
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    • Type of the session: Live session with panel presentations and Q&A
    • Timing: 3rd August; 5-6:30pm (CEST)

    Digital strategizing – processes and practices leveraging digital technologies to craft and implement organizational strategies – is on the rise. Increasingly, digital technologies are also utilized to tackle grand challenges. However, the digital strategizing-grand challenges nexus remains rather unexplored. To advance debates and future research, our symposium brings together distinguished scholars who will discuss the opportunities of using digital technologies to craft and implement strategies that tackle grand challenges including their roadblocks and paradoxes, among other things with digital tools and digitally-mediated actors.

    Panelists (A-Z)

    • Shahzad (Shaz) Ansari, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
      The role of institutional logics and frames in (inter-)organizational processes for tackling and responding to grand challenges
    • Dror Etzion, McGill University, Canada
      The role of robust actions in (inter-)organizational processes for tackling and responding to grand challenges
    • Paul Leonardi, UC Santa Barbara, United States of America
      The role of digitally-mediated transparency and visibility as well as social media in organizational processes for tackling and responding to grand challenges
    • Ann Majchrzak, University of Southern California, United States of America
      The role of online communities and crowds for tackling and responding to grand challenges
    • Georg von Krogh, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
      The role of algorithms and artificial intelligence in open organizational processes for tackling and responding to grand challenges


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    Giulia Solinas
    LMU Munich
    Munich
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