Call for Papers: EGOS Sub-theme on Routines and Path Dependence

Call for Papers for the

29th EGOS Colloquium,
Subtheme 39: “Bridging Time: Exploring the Dynamics of Routines and Path Dependence

From 4th to 6th July 2013, the 29th EGOS Colloquium will be held in Montréal, Canada with the general theme Bridging Continents, Cultures and Worldviews ( Georg Schreyögg and Jörg Sydow, both Freie Universität Berlin, and Martha S. Feldman, University of California, will convene the sub-theme Bridging Time: Exploring the Dynamics of Routines and Path Dependence. Researchers who study the temporalization of routines and the relations between patterns of persistence and patterns of change are invited to apply for the sub-theme. A special focus will be on exploring the temporal patterning and tensions between the logic of change in and through routines and the self-reinforcing dynamics of stabilization in and between organizations. Please note that there is a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Organization Science on “Routine Dynamics: Exploring Sources of Stability and Change in Organization”, co-edited by Martha S. Feldman. Submission deadline Septemberg 1st, 2013.