Welcome to the Organization Studies Group's (OSG's)
Spring 2004 Seminar Series

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

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Date

Speaker & Affiliation

Topic/Title

06-Feb-2004

Rachel Croson
Wharton

Social Comparisons and Social Dilemmas: Field Experiments from Public Radio
                               Abstract

13-Feb-2004

John Weeks
Insead, France

Unpopular Culture: The Ritual of Complaint in a British Bank
*Hard copy of the paper to be made available later

20-Feb-2004

Stephanie Watts
Boston University

Controlling Adaptation at the Edges: Dual-process Learning Capability
                               Abstract

27-Feb-2004

JoAnn Brooks
Univ. of Michigan

Co-presence and PowerPoint: Presentations as Organizational Rites
                            Abstract

02-Mar-2004 *
Tuesday,
11:30-1pm
E51-390

Sheena S.Iyengar
Columbia University

The Cost of Choices: Evidence from 401k Investors and Speed Daters
                           Paper

05-Mar-2004

Victoria Plaut
College of the Holy Cross

Models of Diversity and the Dilemma of Difference
                        Abstract

12-Mar-2004

Barbara Lawrence
UCLA

Organizational reference groups: Resolving the problem of the assumed group

                          Paper

19-Mar-2004

Daniel Gilbert
Harvard

Synthetic Happiness

26-Mar-2004

Holiday

 

02-Apr-2004

Monica Higgins
HBS

Career Imprinting: The Case of the Baxter Boys and Biotechnology
                         Book chaper draft

09-Apr-2004

Diane Bailey
Stanford

Apprentices and Gurus: Two Models of Modern Workplace Learning
                       Abstract        Paper

16-Apr-2004

Laurie Weingart
Carnegie Mellon

Modeling the Evolution of Negotiating Groups over Time
                       Abstract

23-Apr-2004

Mahzarin Banaji
Harvard

Mind Bugs: The Psychology of Ordinary Prejudice

Abstract

30-Apr-2004

Janet Fulk
USC

Stocking Shared Knowledge Repositories: Motivations Toward Collective Action

Abstract Paper Slides

07-May-2004

Henrik Bresman
MIT

Vicarious team learning behavior and performance in organizational teams

Abstract

* Special seminar to be held on Tuesday, Mar 2 from 11:30-1:00 in E53-390

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