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About Charlene Ellen Zietsma
Charlene Zietsma is an Associate Professor and Ann Brown Chair of Organization Studies at Schulich School of Business, York University. She researches processes of social innovation, entrepreneurship and change. Charlene has consulted with growth-oriented entrepreneurial ventures, taught executive programs to clients such as TELUS and Shanghai Telecom and served on several boards of directors.
2016 Administrative Science Quarterly Scholarly Contribution Award, for making the most substantial scholarly contribution to the field of organization studies (paper published in 2010)
2015 Nominee, The Dean’s Research Impact Award, Emerging Leader Category, Schulich School of Business
2012 Nominee, Craigdarroch Silver Medal for Excellence in Research, University of Victoria
2012 Nominee, President’s Distinguished Service Award, Entrepreneurship team, University of Victoria
2011 Excellence in Research Award, University of Victoria Gustavson School of Business
2011 Best Case Award, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
2011 Honourable Mention for Best English Paper, Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship
2009 Excellence in Service Award, University of Victoria Faculty of Business
2009 Innovation Excellence Award, Entrepreneurship team, University of Victoria Faculty of Business
2009 Honourary Paper Award, Social Responsibility, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada
2003 Finalist, Sage-Louis R. Pondy Award for Best Paper Based on a Dissertation, OMT Division, Academy of Management Conference, Denver, Colorado
Fan, G. & Zietsma, C. (forthcoming). Constructing a Shared Governance Logic: The Role of Emotions in Enabling Dually Embedded Agency, Academy of Management Journal.
Vermeulen, P., Zietsma, C., Greenwood, R. & Langley, A. (forthcoming). Strategic responses to institutional complexity. Strategic Organization.
Toubiana, M., Greenwood, R., Zietsma, C. (forthcoming). Beyond ethos: Dialogue on “The heart of institutions: emotional competence and institutional actorhood”. Academy of Management Review.
Zietsma, C., Groenewegen, P., Logue, D., Hinings, C.R., Field or fields? (forthcoming). Building the scaffolding for cumulation of research on institutional fields. Academy of Management Annals.
Toubiana, M. & Zietsma, C. (forthcoming). The Message is on the wall: Emotions, social media and the dynamics of institutional complexity. Academy of Management Journal.
Branzei, O., Frooman, J., McKnight, B. & Zietsma, C. (forthcoming). Investor’s Assessment of the Impact of Corporate Social Performance on Default Risk in Long-Term Bond Markets. Journal of Business Ethics.
McKague, K., Zietsma, C. & Oliver, C. (2015). Building the Social Structure of a Market. Organization Studies, 36(8): 1063–1093.
Raaijmakers, A., Vermeulen, P., Meeus, M., and Zietsma, C. (2015). I Need Time! Exploring pathways to compliance under institutional complexity”, Academy of Management Journal, 58(1):85-110.
Leung, A., Zietsma, C. & Peredo, A.M. (2014). Revolution of the Middle-class Housewives: Identity work as a process for embedded change. Organization Studies, 35(3): 423-450.
Van Wijk, J. Stam, W., Elfring, T. & Zietsma, C., den Hond, F., (2013). Activists and Incumbents Structuring Change: The interplay of agency, culture and networks in field evolution. Academy of Management Journal, 56: 358-386
Zietsma, C. (2013). Is there room for ethical leadership in today’s business environment? International Journal of Ethical Leadership, V2.
Zietsma, C. & Tuck, R. (2012). First, Do No Harm: Evaluating resources for teaching social entrepreneurship. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 11(3): 512-517.
Zietsma, C. & Lawrence, T. (2010). Institutional Work in the Transformation of an Organizational Field: The interplay of boundary work and practice work. Administrative Science Quarterly, 55, 189-221.
Hinings, C.R., Logue, D., & Zietsma, C. (forthcoming). Fields, governance and institutional infrastructure. In R. Greenwood, C. Oliver, T.B., Lawrence & R. Meyer (Eds.). SAGE Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism, 2nd edition.
Leung, A., Zietsma, C. & Peredo, A.M. (2015). Revolution of the Middle-class Housewives: Identity work as a process for embedded change. Reprinted in L.P. Dana (Ed.), Asian Entrepreneurship. Sage Publications. ISBN: 9781-4739-1381-3.
Courses TaughtORGS 5100
Project Title Role Award Amount Year Awarded Granting Agency Project TitleVancouver Island Resilient and Green Opportunities (VIRGO): Economic Development for the Future RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$30,000.00 Year Awarded2012 Granting AgencyMITACS and Van City Credit Union - Accelerate Project TitleLegitimizing Strategies of Clean Technology Entrepreneurs: Investigating Network and Discursive Strategies for Resource Acquisition and Industry Change RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$81,810.00 Year Awarded2011-2014 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Standard Research Grant Project TitleFemale Entrepreneurs, Community Enterprises, and Social Change. A Comparative Study of Canada and Japan RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$67,500.00 Year Awarded2011-2014 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Standard Research Grant Project TitleVIH Aviation Ltd. case studies and video RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$21,010.00 Year Awarded2009-2010 Granting AgencyEDC - EDC International Case Studies Project TitleChallenges and Opportunities facing Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurs in Canada RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$4,000.00 Year Awarded2009 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Internal Research Grant Project TitleDeveloping Entrepreneurial Capacity and Expertise in Northern Aboriginal Communities RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$20,000.00 Year Awarded2009 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - CURA LOI Funding Project TitleBC innovative company cases RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$16,000.00 Year Awarded2008-2009 Granting AgencyBC Innovation Council - Case Writing Grant Project TitleGrounded & Groundbreaking: Strategies for Exceptional Qualitative Research Conference RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$12,293.00 Year Awarded2007 Granting AgencyFoundation Western, Ivey Business School and Cross Enterprise Leadership Centres - Research Grant Project TitleSocial-to-Strategic Issue Transformation in the Salmon-Farming Industry: A Comparative Study of the Structural, Power and Cognitive Dynamics in Institutional Fields RoleCo-Investigator Award Amount$133,610.00 Year Awarded2004-2007 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Standard Research Grant Project TitleStakeholder Influence Strategies and Institutional Change RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$63,928.00 Year Awarded2003-2006 Granting AgencySocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council - Standard Research Grant Project TitleStakeholder Influence Strategies and Organizational Learning RolePrincipal Investigator Award Amount$3,250.00 Year Awarded2002 Granting AgencyIvey Research Grant