Finance and Organization Theory

Finance and Organization Theory


Friday, May 22, 2015

Tentative Schedule

8:00-8:30 amWelcome breakfast
8:30-8:45 amWelcome and Introduction
Fabrizio Ferraro
Daniel Beunza
8:45-10:15 amStructural Perspectives on the Financial Sector
Networks of Ownership
Ned Smith

Attention Networks: Tie Activation and Tie Attenuation in Financial Markets
Matteo Prato

Discussant: Olenka Kacperczyk
10:15-10:45 amCoffee break
10:45-12:15 amSocial Movements, Stakeholder and Shareholder Engagement
When Does a Stakeholder Attack Become a Reputational Crisis? Stakeholder Capital and the Micro-Foundations of Corporate Reputation
Sinziana Dorobantu

Tough Love: Attunement and Cognitive Alignment in Shareholder Engagement
Fabrizio Ferraro

Discussant: Brayden King
12:15-1:15 pmLunch
1:15-2:45 pmCategories and Rankings
Persistence and Change in Analysts’ Categories Following Technological Change
Mary Benner

Stability of Rankings and Ranking System Evolution
Anne Bowers

Discussant: Amanda Sharkey
2:45-3:15 pmCoffee break
3:15-4:30 pmInstitutional Change
From Artifacts to Institutions: A Materiality-Informed Account of Change in the Responsible Investment Field
Daniel Beunza

Jeffersonian Alternatives to “Too Big to Fail?” Community Bank and Credit Union Effects on Communities and Local Economies in the US during the Great Recession
Marc Schneiberg

Discussant: Peer Fiss
4:30-5:30 pmRoundtable Discussion: Future Research, Impact
Jerry Davis
Bruce Carruthers
Vit Henisz
5:30 pm Closing 
8:00-11:00 pm Dinner at Tao Restaurant 
* Catering will be provided at the workshop premises

   We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the European Research Council (Project ref: ERC-2010-StG 263604- SRITECH)