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					                      WORKSHOP ON : Organisational Context

                        June 12th and 13th 2003, St. Andrews


June 12th       Managing Strategic Conversations in Organisations


8.45 - 9:15     Registration & Welcome

9:15 - 9:30     Introduction to the Topic (PMK & HT)

9:30 - 10:00    Anja Kern
                The Influences of Tool-use on Cognition, Learning and Collaboration

10:00 - 10:30   Christine Daymon
                When Competitors and Collaborators Converse : Scenario Analysis as an
                Approach to Industry Learning

10:30 - 11:00   COFFEE

11:00 - 11:30   George Burt, Ron Bradfield, George Cairns, Kees van der Heijden, & George
                Wright
                Limitations of Traditional Approaches to Understanding the Environment : The
                Role of Scenario Thinking in Both Identifying Environmental Discontinuities and
                in Managing the Future

11:30 - 12:00   Brad McKay & Peter McKiernan
                What if? The Role of Counterfactual Analysis and Scenario Thinking in
                Understanding Context

12:00 - 12.30   Gerard P. Hodgkinson
                What Do Failures of Scenario Planning Tell Us About Scenario Planning ?
                Toward a (Pragmatic) Science of Strategic Intervention

12:30 - 13.00   DISCUSSION

13.00 - 14.00   LUNCH

14.00 - 14:30   Leanne Richards & John O’Shea
                Managing the Concept of Strategic Change within a Higher Education
                Institution : The Role of Strategic and Scenario Planning Techniques

14.30 - 15:00   Pasi Rikkonen, Jyrki Aakkula, & Jari Kaivo-oja
                How to Confront Future Changes in Agriculture : Scenarios, Strategy
                Paradigms and Their Interactions in Public Sector Strategic Planning

15:00 - 15.30   TEA

15:30 - 16:00   Madhusudan Acharyya
                The Use of Scenario Thinking in Enterprise Risk Management

16:00 - 16:30   Claus Jacobs & Matt Statler
                Active Responsiveness Through Reflective Dialogue : Crafting Your
                Environment Through Play

16:30 - 17:00   DISCUSSION

17.00 - 18:00   Informal Drinks
June 13th         Understanding Strategic Business Contexts

8:30 - 8:45       Chairperson’s Commentary

8:45 - 9:15       Donatella Depperu & Luca Gnan
                  The Role of the Competitive Context in the Business Strategy Formulation
                  Process

9 :15 - 9:45      Johan Frishammar
                  Organisational Environment Revisted : A Review of Frequently Utilised
                  Perspectives

9:45 - 10:15      COFFEE

10:15 - 10:45     Chris Carter & Frank Mueller
                  The Colonisation of Strategy : Financialisation in a Post-Privatisation
                  Context

10:45 - 11:15     Claudia Stock
                  Bridging the Gap Between Strategy Implementation and Product
                  Development in the Environment of the Automotive Industry

11:15 - 11:45     Ainhoa Urtasun & Isabel Gutierrez
                  Choice of Positional Strategies : Specialism versus Generalism in Spanish
                  Hotel Chains

11:45 - 12:15     DISCUSSION

12:15 - 13:00     LUNCH

13:00 - 13:30     Frode Nilssen
                  The Role of Higher-Order Institutions on Strategic Organisational Buying
                  Decisions : The Case of Post-Soviet Russia

13:30 - 14:00     Pekka Helle
                  Customers and Suppliers as Value-Creating Systems : Re-framing the
                  Value-Creation Context of a Firm

14:00 - 14:30     COFFEE

14:30 - 15:00     Francesca Andreescu
                  Developing a Context Sensitive Approach to Understanding the Changing
                  Role of the Human Resources (HR) Function : Contextual Features as
                  Enablers and Constraints in Adopting a Strategic Role

15 :00 - 15 :30   Gro Ladegard
                  Social Context Norms : A Manager’s Stairway to Heaven ?

15 :30 – 16 :00   DISCUSSION

15 :00 – 16 :15   Concluding Comments

				
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