Welcome to the
Organization Studies Group's (OSG's)
Spring 2002 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

Feb 8

OSG Semester kickoff We meet at 12:00 PM in the Forrester room for an informal lunch to welcome the new semester.

Feb 15


Feb 22


Mar 1

Don Moore

(Canergie Mellon)

The Psychology of Strategic Prediction

Mar 8

Jane Fountain



Mar 15

Jean Bartunek

(Boston College)

How a change agent group changes itself

Mar 22

Anjali Sastry

(MIT Sloan)


Mar 29


Apr 5

Lee Sproull

(NYU / Stern)

Voluntary Associations on the Net: A New Form of Social Organization

Apr 12

Linda Putnam

(Texas A&M)


Apr 19

Woody Powell



Apr 26

Tory Higgins


What makes a decision good? Re-thinking Where Value Comes From

May 3

Sara Kiesler

(Carnegie Mellon)


May 10

Marshall Scott Poole

(Texas A&M)

Process theorizing in IT

May 17

Lotte Bailyn, Ed Schein and John Van Maanen Special Session: Histories and Stories of the Organization Studies Group

(10:00 AM to 12:00PM)

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

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