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Mantere, S and Carlsen, A, 2015. Virtues of micromanagement: How leaders grow through discipline. Paper for the Seventh International Symposium on Process Organization Studies in Kos, Greece.

Carlsen, A. and Kvalnes, Ø. Lightness of radical change. On the positive transformation of a nursing home. Paper for the annual Academy of Management meeting in Vancouver.

Välikangas, L. and Carlsen, A. 2015. Real play: Innovation as imagining in four acts. Paper for the 10th Organization Studies Summer Workshop on Organizational Creativity, Play and Entrepreneurship.

Carlsen, A. and Välikangas, L. 2014. Purposive imagination: Knowledge vectors, threshold experiences and strategic experimentation in growth of new business. Paper accepted for Strategic Management Society (SMS) 34th Annual International Conference in Madrid, 23-25 September.

Carlsen, A., Clegg, S. R. and Naar, L. (2013) Why "idea work"? Recovering imagination as intertextual, affective, material and controversial. Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (APROS) 15th biennial conference in Tokyo, Feb 15-17, 2013.

Carlsen, A., Clegg, S., Antonacopoulou, E., Bjørkeng, K. and Pitsis, T. (2011). Powering idea work through motivational, diagnostic and propositional framing. Paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (APROS) 14th biennial conference, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand, Nov 29 -Dec 1 2011.

Carlsen, A., Rudningen, G and Mortensen, T. 2011. Playing the cards. On the aesthetics of making research co-generative. Paper presented at the Third International Process Symposium in Corfu, June 16-18.

Carlsen, A. and Sandelands, L. 2010. Flying with the birds. The gift of wonder and the aesthetics of ideas. Paper presented at the Critical Management Studies workshop on Theology and Organization. Academy of Management Meetings, Montreal.

Carlsen, A. and Mortensen T. 2010. From dusters to play openers. Ideas of hope. In K. Krauss and C. Wu (organizers), ‘The will and the way: New insights into the workings of hope in Organizations’. Symposia (OB/MOC) at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal.

Håkonsen, G., Carlsen, A., Clegg, S., Antonacopoulou, E and Pitsis, T. 2009. Idea work. Towards a practice-based theory of creating and becoming in organizations. Paper presented at EGOS 2009 in Barcelona.

Carlsen, A., Mortensen, T. and Gjersvik, R. 2008. Against all odds? Remembered imaginings and enriched identities in hydrocarbon exploration. Paper presented at the Academy of Management meeting in Anaheim.

Carlsen, A. and Pitsis, T. 2008. Experiencing hope in organizational lives. In J. E. Dutton & J. Bednar (organizers), ‘Looking through the lens of positive identity.’ All Academy Showcase Symposia (OB/OMT/MOC) at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim. Gjersvik, R.

Carlsen, A., Mortensen, T. and Rye Larsen, M. 2007. Exploring Exploration Creativity. Design principles for processes promoting creativity in organizations. Paper presented at ECCI X – The 10th European Conference on Creativity and Innovation, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Carlsen, A. 2007. The dramas of everyday work. Enacting self adventures in organizations. In J. E. Dutton & A. K. Verbos (organizers), ‘The power of positive self-construction: Enacting identities at work.’ All Academy Showcase Symposia (OB/OMT/MOC) at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia.

Mortensen, T., Carlsen, A. and R. Gjersvik. 2007. Unplugged. Dialogue objects and imaginative space in exploration creativity. Paper presented at the 23rd EGOS Colloquium, July 5–7, Vienna.

Carlsen, A. and T. Pitsis. 2006. Projects for life: The self-adventures, identity exemplars and extra-organizational narrative capital of project work. Paper presented at the ‘Empirical Currents of Positive Organizational Scholarship’ University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Dec 7-9

Carlsen, A. 2006. Plot-borrowing, resonance and tuning in: On the tacit side of authoring identities in organizations. Paper presented at EGOS conference in Bergen, 4-7 July, 2006.

Carlsen, A. 2005. Ambivalent laughter. On the seriousness of authoring identities in organizations. Paper presented at the APROS 11, Melbourne, Australia.

Bjørkeng, K. and A. Carlsen A. 2005. Six directors in search of a story. Learning from learning histories in a communication agency. Paper presented at APROS 11th in Melbourne, Australia.

Kvålshaugen, R., A. Carlsen, R. Gjersvik and T. Mortensen. 2005. Archetypes of Activity Systems in Professional Service Work. Paper presented at EGOS 2005 in Berlin. Carlsen, A. 2002. Acts of Becoming. Identity work as playful knowing and enactment of drama. EGOS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 4-6th July 2002.

Carlsen, A. and Håkonsen, G. 2002. The Dialogic Imagination of Practice. On formation of Collective meaning in Organizations. Paper presented at the 3rd Conference on Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Capabilities, Athens Greece, 4-6th April 2002.

Carlsen, A. and Gudmundsdottir, S. 2001. Stories of what could be. Strategic change and the narrative mode of thought. EGOS Conference Lyon, France, 5-7th July 2001

Håkonsen, G. and A. Carlsen. 1999. Communities and Activity Systems in Knowledge Intensive Firms. Paper presented at MiCT; International Conference on Management of Information and Communication Technology in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Carlsen, S., H. D. Jørgensen, A. Carlsen et al. 1999. Knowledge Re-activation Mediated through Knowledge Carriers. Paper presented at MiCT; International Conference on Management of Information and Communication Technology in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Carlsen, A. and M. Skaret. 1997. Practicing Knowledge Management: Lessons from Processes in Small Firms. Paper presented at ISMICK 1998, Paris.