Upcoming events

    • 12 Aug 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Kellogg School of Management, 340 E Superior St Chicago IL 60611


    The agenda shall comprise the following items:

    1. Election of meeting chairperson ( The board nominates Richard M. Burton)
    2. Annual report from the Board of Directors
    3. Annual financial report
    4. Election of members of the Board of Directors (Tim Carroll, Amy Kates and Charles Snow can be re-elected for another term. They are all willing to accept another term. The Board suggests that the number of board members is increased from 7 to 10 according to the Articles of Association. The Board nominates Paul Wayne, Phanish Puranam and Tobias Kretschmer to be elected as new members of the Board.)
    5. Election of auditor (The board nominates Tim Carol to be reelected)
    6. Motions received from members of the Board of Directors or Association members
    7. Any other business for discussion only
    8. 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, 340 E Superior St Chicago IL 60611
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    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) and Maciej Workiewicz (ESSEC Business School)

    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),

    Mark LaScola (Founder and Managing Principal, On The Mark)


    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)

    Martin Reeves (Senior Partner & Managing Director, Director of the BCG Henderson Institute)


    Michael G. 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)

Organizational Design Community
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