Upcoming events

    • 29 May 2018
    • 31 May 2018
    • Sandbjerg Estate, Denmark

    New Trends in Organizational Design

    The Journal of Organization Design and Interdisciplinary Center for Organizational Design (ICOA) at Aarhus University, would like to invite you to the conference on ”New Trends in Organizational Design”.

    The Journal of Organization Design (JOD) conference will be exploring new trends in organization design including new themes and methods within the field. This could include disruption and discontinuity in organizations, big data and implications for theory development in organization design, collaborative structures and hierarchy, digitalization and bio-technology, hybrid organizations, organizations where the boss is a robot amongst others.

    For more information click here.

    • 12 Aug 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Kellogg School of Management in Chicago


    The agenda shall comprise the following items:

    1. Election of meeting chairperson
    2. Annual report from the Board of Directors
    3. Annual financial report
    4. Election of members of the Board of Directors (as needed)
    5. Election of chief editors, journal (as needed)
    6. Election of auditor
    7. Motions received from members of the Board of Directors or Association members
    8. Any other business for discussion only
    9. The annual general meeting shall be called with no less than fourteen (14) days notice. The agenda for the annual meeting shall be sent out to the members no later than eight (8) days before the meeting.

    At the annual general meeting, decisions can only be made on agenda items.

    Members shall submit items for the agenda to the Association office no later than ten (10) days before the annual general meeting.

    • 12 Aug 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Kellogg School of Management in Chicago
    • 62

    Organization Design and Industry Dynamics


    9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: ODC Annual Meeting and breakfast (administrative)

    10:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Welcome by Brian Wu (University of Michigan)

    10:15 AM – 12:15 PM: Ecosystem Design and Boundaries of the Firm

    In this session we will focus on organization design issues with respect to managing platforms and ecosystems.


    Kevin Boudreau (Northeastern University)

    Andrei Hagiu (MIT Sloan),

    Rahul Kapoor (Wharton)

    Juan Santalo (IE),

    practitioner presenter to be confirmed


    Melissa Schilling  (NYU Stern)

    12:15 PM – 1:15 PM: Lunch and Networking

    1:15 PM – 3:15 PM: Organization Design and Industry Dynamics

    This session will focus on the interplay between industry dynamics and organization design. We will discuss how new competitive forces, and technological and societal trends are changing the organization design landscape.


    Oliver Baumann (University of Southern Denmark)

    Daniel Spulber (Kellogg School of Management)

    Charlie Williams (Bocconi)

    practitioner presenter to be confirmed


    Michael Jacobides (LBS)

    3:15 PM – 3:30 PM: Coffee Break

    3:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Platforms and Ecosystems – Modularity and Organization Design

    The aim of this session is to have a broader discussion with conference participants about the role of technology and specifically of modularity on the evolution of organizational forms and platforms.


    Bruce Kogut (Columbia University)

    Conference co-organizers: 

    Maciej Workiewicz (ESSEC Business School) and 

    Brian Wu (University of Michigan)

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Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University
Fuglesangs Alle 4
DK-8210 Aarhus V

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