Charlene Zietsma, Assoc Prof Penn State | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Charlene Zietsma, Assoc Prof Penn State

ORBH Distinguished Speaker Series

Charlene Zietsma, Associate Professor and John & Becky Surma Dean's Research Fellow, Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University
November 29, 2021, 1:30-3:00 pm


Charlene focuses on contexts involving significant, large-scale change. She studies institutional work, institutional change processes, social and sustainable entrepreneurship and social emotions usually in the context of social and ecological issues and social movements. Charlene is also leading an international research project focusing on managing entrepreneurial firms through rapid growth. She has lectured extensively on these topics in a number of countries around the world and her work has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Business Venturing and others. In 2016, she was awarded the ASQ Scholarly Contribution Award for the paper published in 2010 that has had the most significant impact on the field of organization studies. She is a Senior Editor for Organization Studies, has been guest editor for special issues in Business & Society, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Strategic Organization and Organization Studies, and serves on the editorial board for several other journals. Charlene has held a Chair of Excellence at Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, as well as visiting scholar appointments at the University Technology Sydney, University of Sydney, Queensland University, Queensland University of Technology and the University of Liverpool. Additional Background available at

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Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Speaker(s): Charlene Zietsma, Assoc Prof Penn State
Sponsored by: ORBH Distinguished Speaker Series

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