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OBHR Division Seminar Series

January 12, 2001
Professor Dale Griffin, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Title: The Triumph of Hope Over Experience: The Causes of Optimistic Time Predictions
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

January 26, 2001
Dr. Sally Maitlis, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

Title: Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark: Discourse and Politics in the Failure to Develop an Artistic Strategy
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

February 16, 2001
Professor Kurt Dirks, Simon Fraser University
Title: Trust in Leadership: Meta-Analytic Findings and Implications for Research and Practice
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

February 23, 2001
Professor Gary Latham, University of Toronto
Title: Blurring the Distinction Between Science and Practice: Programmatic Research on Goal Setting
Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre, Room 2290 (West Fraser Timber Room), located at 515 West Hastings

March 16, 2001
Professor Rod Kramer, Stanford University
Title: Exploring the Fragility of Trust: Insights from the Study of Social and Organizational Paranoia
Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre, Room 1500 (XEROX Conference Room), located at 515 West Hastings, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

April 9, 2001
Professor Robert E. Quinn, University of Michigan
Title: Inventing A New Way to Think: Wholonic Reasoning and the Process of Research
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
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Title: Becoming A Better Teacher: A Transformational Perspective
David Lam Amphitheatre 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
[Professor Quinn will focus on excellence in teaching. The emphasis will be on teaching professionals in a business school. Drawing on the principles of Advanced Change Theory, he will lead the participants in a highly interactive session on transformational teaching.]

April 20, 2001
Sabrina Deutsch Salamon, Ph.D. Student, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Title: The Double Edge of Scapegoating
Henry Angus Penthouse  1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

April 27, 2001
Hakan Ozcelik, Ph.D. Student, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Title: Tracking Down Emotions in Organizational Behavior
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

September 21, 2001
David Patient, Ph.D. Student, Sauder School of Business, UBC.
Title: Trust Awareness: Antecedents and Implications

October 5, 2001
Graham Brown, Ph.D. Student, Sauder School of Business, UBC.
Title: Let's Get Physical: Physical Work Space as a Predictor of Organization Satisfaction

October 19, 2001 (*Part of SFU/UBC joint series*)
Professor Gary Latham, University of Toronto
Title: Blurring the Distinction Between Science and Practice: Progammatic Research on Goal Setting
SFU Harbour Centre downtown, Room 2200 (Located at 515 W. Hastings) 2:30-4:00 pm

November 2, 2001
Professor Leaf Van Boven, Marketing Division, Sauder School of Business, UBC
Title: Trading Places: Empathy Gaps in Self and Social Prediction
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00-2:30 pm

November 16, 2001
Chris Zatzick, Simon Fraser University
Title: Employee Responses to Mergers and Acquisitions: The Mediating Role of Perceived Threat to Self-Concept
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00-2:30 pm

December 7, 2001
David Hannah, Simon Fraser University
Title: Will you keep a secret? An investigation of the effects of formal control procedures and psychological contracts on employees' perceptions of their obligations to protect trade secrets