Key Articles

Laine, P.-M., Meriläinen, S., Tienari, J. & Vaara, E. Mastery, submission, and subversion: On the performative construction of strategist identity. Organization, forthcoming.

Laamanen, T., Lamberg, J. A., & Vaara, E. (2015). Explanations Of Success And Failure In Management Learning: What Can We Learn From Nokia's Rise And Fall?. Academy of Management Learning & Education.

Cornelissen, J. P., Durand, R., Fiss, P. C., Lammers, J. C., & Vaara, E. (2015). Putting Communication Front and Center in Institutional Theory and Analysis. Academy of Management Review, 40(1), 10-27.

Balogun, J., Jacobs, C., Jarzabkowski, P., Mantere, S., & Vaara, E. (2014). Placing strategy discourse in context: Sociomateriality, sensemaking, and power. Journal of Management Studies, 51(2), 175-201.

Cooren, F., Vaara, E., Langley, A., & Tsoukas, H. (Eds.). (2014). Language and Communication at Work: Discourse, Narrativity, and Organizing (Vol. 4). Oxford University Press.

Cornelissen, J. P., Mantere, S., & Vaara, E. (2014). The contraction of meaning: the combined effect of communication, emotions, and materiality on sensemaking in the Stockwell shooting. Journal of Management Studies, 51(5), 699-736.

Vesa, M., & Vaara, E. (2014). Strategic ethnography 2.0: Four methods for advancing strategy process and practice research. Strategic Organization, 12(4), 288-298.

Vaara, E. (2014). Struggles over legitimacy in the Eurozone crisis: Discursive legitimation strategies and their ideological underpinnings. Discourse & Society.

Mantere, S., Aula, P., Schildt, H., & Vaara, E. (2013). Narrative attributions of entrepreneurial failure. Journal of Business Venturing, 28(4), 459-473.

Vaara, E., & Reff Pedersen, A. (2013). Strategy and chronotopes: a Bakhtinian perspective on the construction of strategy narratives. M@n@gement, 16(5), 593-604.

Vesa, M. and Franck, H. (2013): "Bringing strategy to time, Studying Strategy as Experiential Vectors". Scandinavian Journal of Management, Vol 29, Issue 1.

Küpers, W., Mantere, S. & Statler, M. (2012). Strategy as Storytelling: A Phenomenological Collaboration. Journal of Management Inquiry, 22 (1): 83-100.

Mantere, S., Schildt, H. & Sillince, J.A.A. (2012). Reversal of Strategic Change. Academy of Management Journal, 55 (1):172-196.

Vaara, E. and Whittington, R. (2012). Strategy as Practice: Taking social practices seriously. Academy of Management Annals, 6(1): 285-336. [View]

Vaara, E., Sorsa, V. and Pälli, P. (2010) On the force potential of strategy texts: A critical discourse analysis of a strategic plan and its power effects in a city organization. Organization, 17(6): 685-702. [View]

Vaara, E. (2010) Taking the Linguistic turn seriously: Strategy as multifaceted and interdiscursive phenomenon. Advances in Strategic Management, 27: 29-50. [View]

Pälli P., Vaara, E. and Sorsa, V. (2009) Strategy as text and discursive practice: A genre-based approach to strategizing in City Administration. Discourse & Communication, 3(3): 303-318. [View]

Mantere, S. & Sillince, J. (2008) Strategic Intent as a Rhetorical device. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 23: 406-423.

Mantere, S. & Vaara, E.  (2008) On the problem of participation in strategy: A critical discursive perspective. Organization Science, 19(2), 341-358. [View]

Laine, P.-M. and Vaara, E. (2007) Struggling over subjectivity: A discursive analysis of strategic development in an engineering group. Human Relations, 60(1), 29-58. View

Vaara, E., Kleymann, B. and Seristö, H. (2004) Strategies as discursive constructions: The case of airline alliances. Journal of Management Studies, 41(1), 1-35. [View]

Other Articles

Peltokorpi, V., & Vaara, E. (2014). Knowledge transfer in multinational corporations: Productive and counterproductive effects of language-sensitive recruitment. Journal of International Business Studies, 45(5), 600-622.

Vaara, E., Junni, P., Sarala, R. M., Ehrnrooth, M., & Koveshnikov, A. (2014). Attributional tendencies in cultural explanations of M&A performance. Strategic Management Journal, 35(9), 1302-1317.

Jormanainen, I. and Koveshnikov, A. (2012). International activities of emerging market firms: A critical assessment of research in top international management journals. Management International Review.

Koveshnikov, A., Barner-Rasmussen, W., Ehrnrooth, M. and Mäkelä, K. (2012). Multinational companies’ corporate practices in Russia: What seems to work best? Journal of World Business, 47(3): 371-382.

Vuori T & Huy QN (2012) Emotional Sensegiving, New Frontiers in Managerial & Organizational Cognition, Academy of Management MOC division special conference, Ireland, September 6-7, 2012.

Vuori T & Virtaharju J (2012) On the Role of Emotional Arousal in Sensegiving. Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 48-66.

Koveshnikov, A. (2011).National identity in times of organizational globalization. A case study of 2 Finnish-Russian organizations. In C. Dorrenbacher and M. Geppert (eds.). Politics and power in the multinational corporation: The role of interests, identities, and institutions. Cambridge University Press.

Schildt, H., Mantere, S. & Vaara, E. (2011). Reasonability and the Linguistic Division of Labor in Institutional Work. Journal of Management Inquiry, 20 (1): 82-86. [View]

Sorsa, Virpi (2011): Kun strategia tuli kaupunkiin - Kuntasektori strategiaopin areenana. Eds. Mantere, Suominen, Vaara: 'Toisinajattelua strategisesta johtamisesta'. WSOY.

Vuori T, Healey MP & Hodgkinson GP (2011) When People Agree whilst Disagreeing: Implicit and Explicit Mental Models in Group Cognition, In Leslie A. Toombs (Ed.), */Best Paper/*/*Proceedings of the 71st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management*,/ ISSN 1543-8643 [*Best Student Paper *in the Managerial and Organizational Cognition (MOC) division*] *

Vuori N & Vuori T (2011) Mind the Way You Reflect: Causal Knowledge in Organizational Learning, /Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2011/, San Antonio, August 12-16, 2011 [*Best Student Paper *in the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS) division*]*

Barner-Rasmussen, W., Ehrnrooth, M., Koveshnikov, A. and Makela, K. (2010). Functions, resources and types of boundary spanners within the MNC. Academy of Management 2010 Best Papers Proceedings.

Pälli, Pekka; Eero Vaara, Virpi Sorsa (2009) Strategy as Text and Discursive Practice: A Genre-Based Approach to Strategizing in City Administration. Discourse & Communication, 3(3): 303-318. 

Mantere, S. (2008). Role Expectations and Middle Manager Strategic Agency. Journal of Management Studies, 45: 294-316.

Mantere, S., Sillince, J.A.A. & Hämäläinen, V. (2007) Music as a Metaphor for Organizational Change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 20(3): 447-459.

Sorsa, Virpi; Pekka Pälli, Eero Vaara, Katja Peltola (2010): Strategia mahdollisuutena ja rajoitteena. Hanken School of Economics: Research Reports. [View]

Vaara, Eero, Sorsa, Virpi, Pälli, Pekka (2010) On the Force Potential of Strategy Texts: A Critical Discourse Analysis of a Strategic Plan and its Power Effects in a City Organization. Organization, 17(6): 685-702.

Vuori T (2008) Cognitive dynamics of strategic change in managerial belief systems, /Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference/, Cologne, October 12-15, 2008 [*Best PhD Paper Finalist*]

Mantere, S. (2005) Strategic practices as enablers and disablers of championing activity. Strategic Organization 3 (2): 157-184. Recipient of the SO!What Award for the best paper in 2005.