Lund Routines and Capabilities Workshop

6 May 2009 at 12:48 pm 2 comments

| Nicolai Foss |

Niklas Hallberg, a post-doc researcher at the Lund University School of Economics and Management, and currently a visiting scholar at the Center for Strategic Management and Globalization at the Copenhagen Business School, has put together a nice afternoon workshop on the subject of “Routines and Capabilities — Useful Constructs for Management?”. It takes place on Thursday, June 25, so if you are in the vicinity of Lund University you may pop in and listen to various luminaries as well as yours truly. The program and other details are below.

Routines and Capabilities Workshop

Thursday June 25 2009

Routines and Capabilities – Useful Constructs for Management?

Workshop Theme

The aim of the workshop is to address the role of routines and capabilities in contemporary management research. This involves assessing the potential of these constructs for future research practice.

12:00 – 12:30 Welcome and introduction to the workshop theme.
12:30 – 13:30 Professor Robert M. Grant. A Managerial Process Model of Organizational Capability Development: Evidence from New E-commerce Businesses.
13:30 – 13:45 Break
13:45 – 14:45 Professor Nicolai J. Foss. New Evolutionary Foundations for the Theory of the Firm.
14:45 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 16:00 Professor Markus Becker. Continuity, Change, and Organizational Routines.
16:00 – 16:15 Break
16:15 – 17:15 Professor J C Spender. Routines as the Rhetorics of Organization.
17:15 – 17:30 Break
17:30 – 19:00 Panel discussion and questions.
Panel: Professor Robert M. Grant
Professor Markus Becker
Professor Nicolai J. Foss
Professor J C Spender
Moderator: Dr. Niklas L. Hallberg

Ekonomicentrum, Building 3, Hall 207
School of Economics and Management
Tycho Brahes väg 1
220 07 Lund

For further details and participation in the workshop please contact Elsbeth Andersson at the Institute of Economic Research.

Phone: +46 46 222 78 24

Kindly notify us of your participation (OSA/RSVP): before June 12

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Per Bylund  |  6 May 2009 at 1:07 pm

    How about rescheduling to the second week of August…? ;-)

  • 2. Teppo  |  7 May 2009 at 1:09 am

    Looks like a great line-up. I’d like to attend as well, though the timing is off — alas, I am heading back to the US three days before this.

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