Welcome to the
Organization Studies Group's (OSG's)
Winter/Spring 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 for the seminars will be posted and can be seen by clicking on the title.

Speaker (affiliation) Topic/Title
Feb 18
Jenny Rudolph (BC) and Nelson Repenning (MIT) The Dynamics of Disaster: Understanding the Role of Interruptions and Stress in Organizational Collapse
Feb 25
Steve Currall (Rice) Combining qualitative and quantitative methods: Research on boards of directors
Mar 3
No Seminar
Mar 10
Postponed til Fall
Diane Bailey (Stanford) Due to a family emergency, Prof. Bailey's seminar will be re-scheduled for Fall 2000.  There will be no OSG Seminar on March 10th.
Mar 17
James Tucker (UNH)
(note that Prof. Tucker was orig. schedule to present on 3/3)
The “Theraputic Organization” and the Sociology of Conflict
Mar 24
No Seminar/Spring Break
Mar 31
Nelson Repenning (MIT) You Measure What You Get: A Theory of Process Improvement and Change
Apr 7
David Thomas (HBS) Cultural Diversity at Work: The Moderating Effects of Work Group Perspectives on Diversity
Apr 14
Margaret Levenstein (Albion) Networks of Capital and the Midwestern Industrialization Cleveland, Ohio 1880-1914
Apr 21
No Seminar Have a good holiday weekend!
Apr 28
Stuart Albert (U of MN) Principles of timing: The Temporal Anatomy of a Slippery Slope
May 5
Gabriel Szulanski (Wharton) Beware of Credible Sources of Complex Practices
May 19th
(rescheduled from 4-21)
Amy Edmondson (HBS) Learning in Teams: Lessons from the Operating Room

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

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