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OBHR Division Seminar Series

January 25, 2002
Dr. Sidney Perzow, Clinical Director of Surrey Memorial Center for Human Relations and Vice Chief, Department of Psychiatry, Surrey Memorial Hospital, British Columbia.
Title: From Emotions to Character: Being, Doing and Valuing in the Corporate World
Henry Angus Penthouse  1:00 - 2:30 pm PT

February 8, 2002  (* SFU/UBC Joint Distinguished Speaker Series *)
Karen Golden-Biddle, U of Alberta

Title: Establishing Knowledge in Organizational Studies: A practice-based analysis of how knowledge claims travel
Henry Angus 423  1:30 - 3:00 pm PT
[Karen will also be conducting a workshop on writing up qualitative research from 9 - 12:00 noon in HA 204]

February 22, 2002
Rick Iverson, SFU
Title:
High-Performance Work Systems and Layoff Strategies: The "Tough Love" of Human Resource Management
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:00 - 2:30 pm PT

March 8, 2002
Richard Hackman, Harvard University

Title: Rethinking Group Leadership
Location TBA   1 - 2:30 pm PT

March 15, 2002
A.R. Elangovan, University of Victoria

Title: Why don't I trust you now? Exploring the erosion of trust
Henry Angus 423  11:30 am - 1 pm PT

April 12, 2002 (* SFU/UBC Joint Distinguished Speaker Series *)
Steve Barley, Stanford University
Title:
Why Do Contractors Contract?
SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1415, Cominco Policy Room, 515 W. Hastings 1:30 - 3:00 pm PT

Friday, April 19, 2002
Professor Harry Katz, Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining, NYSSILR, Cornell University

Title: Converging Divergencies: Worldwide Changes in Employment Systems
Room 2270 SFU Harbour Centre, 15 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC   2 - 4 pm PT
[In 2000, Harry Katz and Owen Darbyshire published a significant analysis of changes, since 1980, in the employment practices in seven industrialized countries. This work was the subject of a major Review Symposium in the April 2001 issue of the Industrial and labor Relations Review.  In his Vancouver presentation, Harry will talk about the themes of this work with a special emphasis of changes in the telecommunications industry in Canada.]

April 26, 2002 (* SFU/UBC Joint Distinguished Speaker Series *)
Jean Bartunek, Boston College
Title:
How Change Agent Groups Change Themselves
Henry Angus Penthouse  2:00 - 3:30 pm PT

May 2, 2002
Gideon Kunda, Tel Aviv University

Title: Around the Clock: The Social Construction of Time in High-Tech Work
Henry Angus Penthouse  2:00 - 3:30 pm PT

May 16, 2002
Professor Steve Fineman, The School of Management, University of Bath, UK.

Title: Emotions as Corporate Commodity: Liberation or Oppression?
Henry Angus Penthouse  2:00 - 3:30 pm PT

September 11, 2002  (* SFU/UBC Joint Distinguished Speaker Series *)
Professor Stewart Clegg, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Title:
Power, Knowledge, Management and Bureaucratic Reform
Henry Angus Penthouse 12:00 - 1:30 pm PT
Abstract (PDF, 7k)

September 20, 2002  (* SFU/UBC Joint Distinguished Speaker Series *)
Heather Haveman, Columbia University

Title: Institutional Influences on Founding Variation in the Emerging Independent Power Industry
Henry Angus Penthouse  1:00 - 2:30 pm PT
Abstract (PDF, 6k)

September 27, 2002  (* SFU/UBC Joint Distinguished Speaker Series *)
Marc-David Seidel, University of Texas at Austin

Title: Research Impact: Social Network Research, Framing, and Change in Board Network Ties
SFU Harbor Centre, 515 W. Hastings St., Room 2270 (Sauder Industries Room) 1:30 - 3:30 pm PT

October 23, 2002
Monica Worline, University of Michigan

Title: Dancing the Cliff Edge: Courage in Organizational Life
Henry Angus Penthouse  3:00 - 4:30 pm PT

Monday, October 28, 2002
Monique Valcour, Cornell University

Title: Objective and Subjective Career Success Among Call Center Employees: Testing an Integrated Model
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:30 - 3:00 pm PT

November 5, 2002
Lisa Nishii, University of Maryland

Title: The Psychology of Strategy: Exploring the Effect of Employees Attributions for HR Practices on Organizational Performance
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:30 - 3:00 pm PT

November 22, 2002  (* SFU/UBC Joint Distinguished Speaker Series *)
Joel A.C. Baum, University of Toronto
Title:
TBA
Room: TBA  1:30 - 3:00 pm PT

December 17, 2002
Greta Hsu, Stanford University

Title: The Structure of Quality in Market Contexts
Henry Angus Penthouse 1:30-3:00 pm PT

December 19, 2002
Hillary Anger-Elfebein, Harvard University

Title: Communicating Emotion in the Workplace: A Field Study
Henry Angus Penthouse 11:00 am -12:30 pm PT