Welcome to the
Organization Studies Group's (OSG's)
Fall 2000 OSG Seminar Series

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held in E52-598 (Forrester Room) from 1:00-2:30pm on Fridays.
As they become available, abstracts or papers for the seminars will be posted and can be seen by clicking on the title.

Speaker (affiliation) Topic/Title
Sep 15
Jesper Sorensen (MIT/Sloan) "Finding the Right Mix: Franchising, 
Organizational Learning and Chain Performance"
Sep 22
Joyce Fletcher (Simmons Graduate School of Business) "The "New" Leadership: What's Gender Got to do with it?"
Sep 29
No seminar this week
Oct 6
OSG faculty and student discussion of OSG graduate program
Oct 13
Paul Duguid (Berkely) Knowledge and Organization: A Social Practice Perspective
October 20
Otto Scharmer (MIT Visiting Scholar) Presencing: Learning from the Future as it Emerges
October 27
Jeanine Turner (Georgetown) "Becoming Telecompetent:  Exploring the stages of virtual organization development"
November 3
Richard Hackman (Harvard) "Rethinking Group Leadership:
Evidence from Airplanes, Orchestras, and Hospitals"
November 10
Veterans Day Holiday: No Seminar
November 17
  Teresa Amabile (HBS) "The Effects of Time Pressure on Creativity in Organizations"
November 24
Thanksgiving Holiday: No Seminar
December 1
Diane Bailey (Stanford) "Engineering Knowledge and Technology in Engineering Work"
December 8
David Stark (Columbia) "Heterarchy: Distributed Intelligence and the Organization of Diversity in New Media"

Traditionally, doctoral students and faculty meet individually and/or in small groups before and after the seminar.  Please e-mail Kate Kellogg if you would like to arrange such meetings (please note the dates in which you're interested).

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Questions or comments? E-mail Kate Kellogg
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Past OSG Seminar speakers, Fall '99
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