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Into the Unknown: From Empirical Insights to Theoretically Compelling Contributions

Alessandra Zamparini, together with Kevin Corley (Arizona State University) and Ileana Stigliani (Imperial College London), will organize at the next Academy of Management Meeting the Professional Development Workshop Into the Unknown: From Empirical Insights to Theoretically Compelling Contributions.

The workshop discusses two crucial challenges in qualitative research: 1) how to translate empirical insights into compelling theoretical contributions and 2) how to craft an effective Discussion section to communicate those contributions. Please find a complete description of the program and call for proposals at the following link: https://my.aom.org/program2018/SessionDetails.aspx?sid=13973

Visual Methods @ Cambridge

Together with Mara Gorli from Milans Catholic University, Jeanne Mengis has been giving a talk at the THIS.Institute [link to: https://www.thisinstitute.cam.ac.uk/] of the University of Cambridge. The topic: How can visual methods can be used in the context of healthcare and healthcare improvement?

Papers accepted and invited keynotes at international conferences in the field of CSR, Business Ethics, and Corporate Communication

Dierksmeier, C. and Seele, P.: Berlin: Digital Cryptocurrencies: Mapping the Territory from a Business Ethics perspective. 7th International Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (16.09.2016)
Gatti, L. Greenwashing in Corporate Communications. H-DA Darmstadt, Institut für Kommunikation und Medien Germany.
Lock, I. and Seele, P.: ‘Nonmarket Strategy and Political CSR: Comparative Framework to identify the Misuse of CSR through Lobbying’ Eben Annual conference: Nottingham UK. (June 2016)
Lock, I., Valentini, C., Roberts-Bowman, S., & Davidson, S. Panel: Lets Talk with Society! Public Affairs Role in Shaping Social and Political Issues. EUPRERA Annual Congress, 29th-30th September, Groningen. (September 2016)
Seele, P.: Annual Meeting of the Society for Digital Humanities: Opening Keynote: Digitale Nachhaltigkeit: Mittel und/oder Zweck? Univ. Bern (13.02.2017)
Seele, P.: Berlin: Benthams Panopticon revisited for enhancing Sustainability in the Digital Age: Toward a Digital Sustainability Panopticon. 7th International Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (17.09.2016)
Seele, P.: Deutsches CSR Forum. CSR im digitalen Zeitalter: Chancen, Risiken, Ausblicke. Ludwigsburg, Germany (05.04.2016)
Seele, P.: Geneva: May we speak legitimately of the Digital Age? An Inquiry into Philosophical Historiography based on Hans Blumenbergs Concept of Epochal Thresholds. Symposium of the Swiss Society of Philosophy (15.09.2016).
Seele, P.: XV Berliner Forum für Ethik in Wirtschaft und Politik: Schöne neue Nachhaltigkeit?!Über Chancen und Risiken von CSR im digitalen Zeitalter (20.01.2017)
Zapf, L. and Seele, P.: Anaheim: As The Birds To Flying, So Is Man Born Unto Work: Martin Luthers Notion Of Work As A Source For A Meaningful Organization: AOM annual meeting. (04.08.2016)

IMCA papers accepted at international conferences in the field of Management, Organization Studies and Marketing

Bell, E., Toraldo, M.L. & Mangia, G. Authenticity in Contemporary Craft Work. 30th British Academy of Management Conference (BAM). Newcastle University, UK (September 2016).

De Molli, F. & Mengis, J. Entering Temporary Spaces in an Urban Landscape: An Invitation to New Social Interactions. VI Convegno di Etnografia e Ricerca Qualitativa. Bergamo, Italy (June 2016).

De Molli, F. & Mengis, J. Temporary Spaces of Aesthetic Involvement as Opportunities for New Interactions. Art of Management and Organization (AoMO) Conference. Bled, Slovenia (September 2016).

De Molli, F. & Mengis, J. When Organizations are in Search of Space: Spatial Appropriation and Aesthetic Enrichment. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Conference. Naples, Italy (July 2016).

Giacomelli, S. Inventing Around Patents of Third Parties Using the Alignable / Nonalignable Marketing Strategy. American Marketing Association (AMA) Conference. Atlanta, USA (August 2016).

Gibbert M., Nair L.B., Ruigrok W. What passes as rigorous replication logic in management case study research? Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting. Anaheim, USA (August, 2016).

Javornik, A., Rogers, Y., Moutinho, A., & Freeman, R. Exploring the Use of a Make- Up Augmented Reality App in a Store. Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’16). Brisbane, Australia (June 2016).

Mengis, J. & De Molli, F. Trajectories in Co-creating Space: The Case of a Film Festival. Organizations, Artifacts and Practices Workshop (OAP). Materiality and Institutions in Management and Organization Studies. Lisbon, Portugal (June 2016).

Mielly, M., Islam, G., Toraldo, M.L & Kumar, A. Alliance Française in India: a history of romance, nostalgia, and post-colonial loss. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Conference. Naples, Italy (July 2016).

Nair L.B. & Gibbert M. Hot on the audit trail: How to assess methodological transparency of grounded theory in management? European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference. Paris, France (June, 2016).

Nair L.B. & Gibbert M. Analyzing fsQCA inconsistent cases: A methodological manifesto for management and organizational studies. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Conference. Naples, Italy (July, 2016).

Nair L.B. & Gibbert M. Hot on the audit trail: How to assess methodological transparency of grounded theory in management? Academy of Management (AoM) Annual Meeting. Anaheim, USA (August, 2016).

Sun, Q., Gibbert, M., Hills, T. T., & Novak, E. Are Financial Advisors Money Doctors or Charlatans? Evidence on Trust, Advice, and Risk Taking in Delegated Asset Management. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, USA (August 2016).

Zamparini, A., Stigliani, I., & Lurati, F. Once upon a Time: How Stories Construct Meaning for New Collective Identities. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Anaheim, California USA (August 2016).

Zapf, L. & Seele, P. As the birds to flying, so is man born unto work. Martin Luthers notion of work as a source for a meaningful organization. Making Organizations Meaningful. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Anaheim, California USA (August 2016)

Seven papers authored by IMCA scholars have been accepted for the 45th Annual Conference of the European Marketing Academy which will be held in Oslo (Norway)

Giacomelli, S., Mendini, M., and Miniero G., Cobranded Masstige.

Hofstetter, R., Schiestel, L.M., Rüppell, R., and Herrmann, A., Should you really produce what consumers like online? Empirical evidence from an online innovation community

Mendini, M., Peter, P.C., and Gibbert, M., When the cause fits: taxonomic vs. thematic similarity in cause-related marketing

Miniero, G., Pizzetti, M., and Gibbert, M., Schadenfreude:  The sweet taste of being betrayed

Morhart, F. Hofstetter, R., and Ramanathan, S., Sinful consumers, saintly brands: How decadently wasteful consumption makes luxury brands seem more precious

Pizzetti, M., Seele, P., and Gibbert, M., The gift that keeps on giving: Donations appreciation between givers and recipients

Schiestel, L.M., Hofstetter, R., and Vogt, D., Designed to exceed: How attribute presentation influences mental accounting in online product configurators
Nominated for overall best paper based on a doctoral thesis (Top 20 articles).

Roland Rüppells dissertation project Please (Dont) Think Carefully Before You Respond  When Encouraging Deliberation Harms Vs. Promotes Judgmental Accuracy has been accepted for the doctoral colloquium.

Five IMCA Papers Accepted to the 44th Annual Meeting of the European Marketing Academy.

Five papers from the Institute of Marketing and Communication Management have been accepted for the 44th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Marketing which will be held in Leuven (Belgium) from the 26th to the 30th of May 2015. The program theme is Collaboration in Research.

Codini, A., Bonera, G., and Miniero, G., Regulatory Focus and Green Consumption: The Controversial Role of Prevention

Javornik, A.,  Wow, It Looks Like Its Real! But Can You Fix It a Bit? Measuring Effects of Augmented Reality on Affective, Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects

Mendini, M., Gibbert, M. and Mazursky, D., What is a Phone without Voice and Would you Buy it? Feature Deletion, Use Innovation and Ad-Hoc Categorization

Pizzetti, M., Miniero, G. and Gibbert, M. Youre Hot then Youre Cold: A Field Study on Consumers Response Strategies to Brand Ethical Transgressions

Rüppell, R., Hofstetter, R. and Häubl, G., Intuition and Deliberation in Consumer Preference Measurement

Four Papers from IMCA Accepted for the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. One Selected as one of the Best Papers of the Program.

Four papers from Institute of Marketing and Communication Management have been accepted for the 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management taking place on August 7-11, 2015 in Vancouver. The paper “What passes as a Transparent Field Study in Management?” by Nair, Gibbert, and Weiss has been selected as one of the Best Papers of the program and will be published in the Academy of Management Proceedings of 2015.

The accepted papers are:

Kernbach, S., (2015), The Facilitative Power of Visual Artifacts for Knowledge Sharing in Client-Consultant Interactions’ Perception of CSR Reports, AMA, Vancouver.

Lock, I., Seele, P., (2015), Buying Fool’s Gold? A Scale Development to Test Readers’ Perception of CSR Reports, AMA, Vancouver.

Nair, L., Gibbert, M., Weiss, M. (2015), What passes as a Transparent Field Study in Management?, AMA, Vancouver.

Petani, F., Mengis, J., (2015), In Search of Lost Space. A Processual view of Lefebvre, AMA, Vancouver.

IMCA leaving AOM meeting rich in awards

Lakshmi is receiving the Best Paper Award at this year's AOM in Philadelphia.

At this year’s Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in Philadelphia, IMCA members received two awards making us proud that the quality of our work is recognized by the academic community.

Here is a picture of Lakshmi Nair (to the right), who collected the best paper award of the Research Methods division, which she received together with professors Gibbert (USI) and Weiss (LMU München) for their paper Oops, Ive got an outlier in my data  now what? Using the deviance case method for theory building”.

At the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division (MOC), Dr. Alessandra Zamparini received the Outstanding Reviewer Award. Unfortunately, our photographer could not be at two places at the same time ;-) Congratulations to Lakshmi, Michael and Alessandra!

 

Three IMCA Papers Accepted to the 122 APA Annual Convention 2014

Three papers from the Institute of Marketing and Communication Management have been accepted to the 122 APA Annual Meeting of the American Psychology Association, which will be held in Washington D.C. from the 7th to the 10th of August.

Miniero, G., Ricotta, F. and Addis, M., Getting Transported Through Magical Thinking: The Role of Verisimilitude

Pizzetti, M. and Gibbert, M., How Not to Make Friends: The Effects of Gift Customization on Relational Outcomes

Sun, Q., Hills, T., Noguchi, T. and Gibbert, M., Paying for Useless Advice to Resolve Information Overload, that has been also selected for the “2014 Interdivisional Mentoring Program Award”

Giornata ticinese del Marketing at USI


The 17th ‘Giornata ticinese del Marketing’ will take place at USI on May 22nd from 14:30 – 20:00. The event focuses on customer relationship management. A variety of high quality speakers from both business practice and research will provide insights to the field(s). IMCA will be represented by Reto Hofstetter with a speech on ‘Crowdsourcing for Customer Engagement’. More information is available at:

www.giornata-marketing.ch

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