The 19th SCANCOR PhD Workshop on Institutional Analysis

From 28 August to 1 September, BI together with Oslo Met and UiO, will host the prestigious Scancor PhD Workshop on Institutional Analysis.

Thursday 31 August at BI - Campus Oslo


  • Time
  • Title
  • Field-Level Future-Making to address Climate Change

    Lecture by Renate Meyer

    Room: A2-030 (Red 13)

  • Coffee Break

  • Professional Change without the Profession? Insights from the Social Work Profession in Norway.

    Lecture by Eric Breit

    Room: A2-030 (Red 13)

  • Lunch

  • Seminar

    Room: A2-050 (Blue 7)

  • Graduation Dinner

    Graduation Dinner at BI, Nydalsveien 37


Renate Meyer
Renate Meyer

Renate Meyer

Renate E. Meyer is Professor of Organization Studies at WU Vienna University of Economics and Business. At WU Vienna, she is the Head of the Institute for Organization Studies and Co-Director of the Research Institute for Urban Management & Governance. 

Renate is also Part Time Professor in Institutional Theory at Copenhagen Business School and holds visiting positions at Saïd Business School, Oxford University, and University of Alberta. She is current Editor of Organization Studies.

Renate’s current research interests include the institutionalisation of new management ideas and their translation into new cultural contexts, institutional renewal, multimodality, novel organisational forms, collective action in crises, as well as governance structures and governance gaps mostly in urban contexts. Renate has published in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Organization Studies, Organization Science, or Journal of Management Studies. 

She has also published several books, and has (co-)edited several volumes, among them the second edition of The SAGE Handbook on Organizational Institutionalism (with Royston Greenwood, Christine Oliver, and Tom Lawrence) or a recent volume of Research in the Sociology of Organizations on The Corporation: Rethinking the Iconic Form of Business Organization. 

Eric Breit
Eric Breit

Eric Breit

Eric Breit is a Professor at BI Norwegian Business School. He holds a PhD in management and organization from Hanken School of Economics and has previously been a visiting scholar to SCANCOR (in 2009). 

His research interests revolve around organizational and governance aspects of the labour market inclusion of vulnerable citizens, using among others institutional theory. He is currently involved in a research project on workplace inclusion of vulnerable jobseekers in small and medium-sized enterprises, and another on governance networks in social inclusion of youth not in employment, education or training (NEET).