Faculty & Research

CORE Seminars

CORE

The Colloquium on Organizational Research Excellence seminar series — held at the Darden School of Business, and the McIntire School of Commerce — showcases cutting edge research from multiple disciplines that directly informs managerial action and organizational performance.

2013-14

 

Day, Date
and Time

Speaker

Sponsor/
Location

Topic

FALL 2013

Friday,
11 October,
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Scott Sonenshein

Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business

Host:  Bobby Parmar

Darden,
Faculty Office Building 294

Competition of a Different Flavor:  Gourmet Food Trucks and Prosocial Competition
Friday,
8 November,
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Michael Kay Bednar

University of Illinois, College of Business

Hosts:  Amanda Cowen and Jared Harris

McIntire,
Rouss & Robertson 305
Paying the price?  The reputational impact of controversial corporate governance practices
Friday,
22 November,
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Scott D. Graffin

University of Georgia, Terry College of Business

Host:  Jennifer Knippen

McIntire,
Rouss & Robertson 305
Ready, AIM, acquire:  Impression offsetting in the context of mergers and acquisitions

SPRING 2014

Friday,
7 February,
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Michelle M. Duguid

Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School

Host:  Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Darden,
Faculty Office Building 294
License to Discriminate:  The Influence of Helping Women on Female Solos' Preference for Female Candidates
Friday,
7 March,
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Ray Reagans

MIT Sloan School of Management

Host: 

Darden,
Faculty Office Building 294

 CV

 Feeding the Learning Curve

Friday,
11 April,
9:15-10:45 a.m.

J. Keith Murnighan 

Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Host:  Kristin Behfar

Darden,
Faculty Office Building 294

CV  

TBA

       

Last Update:  23 January 2014

2012-2013

Day, Date
and Time

Speaker

Location

Details

FALL 2012 

Friday,
14 September
9:15-10:45 a.m.
Ashleigh S. Rosette
Duke University:
The Fuqua School of Business

Host:  Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Darden School,
FOB 294

Webpage

Abstract:  Toward a Better Understanding of Diversity and Leader Perceptions:  The Integration of Recognition- and Inference-Based Processes of Leadership

Friday,
21 September 
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Francesca Gino,
Harvard Business School

Host:  Sean Carr
Darden School,
Classroom 180

Webpage

Abstract:  Understanding Dishonesty

Recommended read:  Signing at the beginning makes ethics salient and decreases dishonest self-reports in comparison to signing at the end

Friday,
19 October
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Jennifer Overbeck
University of Utah:
David Eccles School of Business

Hosts:  Melissa Thomas-Hunt and Kelly Raz

McIntire School,
Rouss & Robertson Hall, Room 305

Webpage

Abstract:  With great power comes great...morality?

Friday,
26 October
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Nathanael J. Fast
University of Southern California:
The Marshall School of Business

Host:  Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Darden School,
Classroom 180

Webpage

Abstract:  The Psychology of Power:  Two Accounts for Power's Far-Reaching Effects

Friday,
2 November
9:15-10:45 a.m.
Richard Burton & Jon Fjeld
Duke University:
The Fuqua School of Business
Darden School,
Classroom 180

Burton webpage 
Fjeld webpage

Abstract:  (Dynamic) Capabilities Theory:  Does the Heat cause Smoke or Light?

Friday,
16 November
9:15-10:45 a.m.
Mary Uhl-Bien
University of Nebraska Lincoln

McIntire School,
Rouss & Robertson Hall, Room 305

Webpage

Abstract:  Complexity Leadership Theory (CLT):  It Takes Complexity to Beat Complexity

Friday,
30 November
9:15-10:45 a.m.
Ingrid Fulmer
Rutgers University:
School of Management & Labor Relations
McIntire School,
Rouss & Robertson Hall, Room 305

Webpage

Abstract:  Ethical Decision Making in Goal-Directed Dyadic Influence:  How Influence Targets Shape Influence Actors' Moral Judgments

SPRING 2013

Friday,
1 February
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Jeffrey T. Polzer

Harvard Business School

Hosts: Kristin Behfar and Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Darden,
Classroom 180

Webpage  

Thin Slices of Groups: How People Judge Collaboration and Choose Collaborators

Friday,
8 February
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Sarah Kaplan

University of Toronto,
Rotman School

Host: Drew Hess

McIntire,
Rouss & Robertson 305
Webpage 

Interdisciplinarity in Practice: A Case of a Nanotechnology Research Center 
Friday,
15 February
9:15-10:45 a.m.

Hillary Elfenbein

Washington University,
Olin School of Business

Host: Melissa Thomas-Hunt

Darden,
Classroom 180
Webpage

Knowing emotional intelligence when we see it: Validity of the social perception of emotional intelligence  
Friday,
1 March
9:15-10:45 a.m

Linda Argote

Carnegie Mellon, 
Tepper School of Business

Host: David Lehman

McIntire,
Rouss & Robertson 305
CANCELLED
Friday,
15 March
10-11:30 a.m.

Morela Hernandez

University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business

Host: Megan Hess

Darden,
Classroom 40
Webpage

THE ROLE OF PROXIMAL SOCIAL CONTEXTS: ASSESSING STIGMA-BY-ASSOCIATION EFFECTS ON LEADER APPRAISALS  
Friday,
12 April
9:15-10:45 a.m.
Ming-Jer Chen

University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business
Darden,
Classroom 40
Webpage  

2011-2012

Day, Date
and Time

Speaker

Location

Details

FALL 2011 

Friday, 9 Sept.

12:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Cameron Anderson,
University of California, Berkeley-Haas
Darden School,
Classroom 40

Webpage

Abstract:
The Local Ladder Effect: Social Status and Subjective Well-Being

Friday, 30 Sept.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 pm.

Gary A. Ballinger, 
University of Virginia-McIntire

McIntire School,
Rouss & Robertson
Classroom 221

Webpage

Paper:
The Experience of Vulnerability and the Prediction of Unintentional Trust-Defeating Behavior in Exchange Relationships

Tables and Figures

Friday, 7 Oct.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Linda Trevino, 
Penn State-Smeal
Darden School,
Classroom 150

Webpage

Abstract:
Values Work:  How Values Practices Emerge and Are Performed Over Time in Organizations 

Friday, 14 Oct.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Daniel (Scott)
DeRue, University of Michigan-Ross
Darden School,
Classroom 190

Webpage

Abstract:
A Quasi-Experimental Study of After-Event Reviews and Leadership Development 

Friday, 28 Oct.

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Batia Mishan Wiesenfeld, 
New York University-Stern

McIntire School,
Rouss & Robertson
Classroom 260

Webpage

Abstract:
Gaining Power But Losing Status: When And Why Unfair Leaders Are Preferred Over Fair Leaders 

Friday, 11 Nov.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Gerald (Jerry) Davis,
University of Michigan-Ross
Darden School,
Classroom 40

Webpage

Paper:
Corporations and Economic Inequality Around the World 

Abstract

Friday, 2 Dec.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Rashedur (Rashed) Chowdhury
University of Cambridge-Judge
Darden School,
Classroom 190

Paper:
How Can Marginalized Stakeholders Become Salient And Influence Firms' Strategies? A Refinement of Stakeholder Theory Using a Social Movement Approach

Abstract

Friday, 9 Dec.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Anna Gerstrom,
Aarhus University, Denmark
Darden School,
FOB 294

Paper:
Cognitive Challenges During Change: Towards an Understanding of a World Collapse  

Abstract

SPRING 2012 

Friday, 3 Feb.

9:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Ann E. Tenbrunsel,
University of Notre Dame-Mendoza

Darden School,
Classroom 40

Webpage

Paper:
Ethical Blindspots: A Behavioral Ethics Perspective on Unethical Behavior

Abstract

Friday, 10 Feb.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Adam Galinsky,
Northwestern University-Kellogg
Darden School,
Classroom 40

Webpage

Paper:
The Psychology of Hierarchy

Abstract

Friday, 17 Feb.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Ming-Jer Chen,
University of Virginia-Darden
Darden School,
Classroom 30

Webpage

Paper:
Competitive Dynamics:  Themes, Trends, and a Prospective Research Platform  

Abstract

Friday, 23 Mar.

CANCELLED

Francesca Gino,
Harvard Business School
Darden School,
Classroom 40

Webpage

Seminar: Morality Rebooted: Understanding Dishonesty and Exploring Simple Fixes to Our Moral Bugs

Paper:
The Dark Side of Creativity: Original Thinkers Can Be More Dishonest 

Friday, 13 Apr.

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Matthew Semadeni,
Indiana University, Bloomington-Kelley
McIntire School,
Rouss & Robertson
Classroom 305 

Webpage

Paper:
Don't Be Silly, You're Taking The Fall: How Top Managers Use External Scapegoats To Counter Legitimacy Threats

Abstract 

CV

2010-2011

Day, Date
and Time

Speaker

Location

Details

FALL 2010 

Fri, 10 Sept.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Ming-Jer Chen
UVa Darden
Darden Papers (1) (2)
Fri, 17 Sept.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Mike Lenox
UVa Darden 
McIntire Paper (1)
Fri, 1 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Brent Crane / Ryan Quinn
UVa Darden
Darden  
Fri, 8 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Kirsten Martin
Catholic University of America
   
Fri, 29 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Jesse Kluver
UVa Darden
   
Fri, 5 Nov.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Olav Sorenson
Yale University 
Darden   Paper (1)
Fri, 12 Nov
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Roger Mayer
North Carolina State University 
McIntire  
Fri, 19 Nov.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Erika James
UVa Darden
   
Fri, 3 Dec.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 pm
Ronnie Chatterjee    

SPRING 2011 

Fri, 28 Jan.
12:15 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.
Francois Cooren
University of Montreal 
McIntire  
Fri, 25 Mar.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Steven Floyd
UVa McIntire 

McIntire
Robertson 305

Paper (1)
Fri, 1 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Adelaide King

McIntire  
Fri, 8 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.  

Kate Kellogg
MIT

Darden Classroom (CR) 30   
Fri, 15 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. 
Cade Massey
Yale University
Darden CR 40  Paper (1
Fri, 22 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Drew Hess
McIntire

McIntire  

Fri, 29 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. 

Stuart Bunderson
Washington University St. Louis
Darden CR 160  

2009-2010

Day, Date
and Time

Speaker

Location

Details

FALL 2009 

Fri, 11 Sept.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Tom Bateman
UVa McIntire

Darden
Classroom 40

Enacted Problem Solving by Leaders and Followers 

Masters of the Long Haul: Pursuing Long-term Work Goals

Fri, 18 Sept.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Karen Jansen
UVa McIntire

McIntire
Robertson 260

Fit Narratives: A Qualitative Exploration 

Fri, 2 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

CORE Colleagues Open Forum McIntire
Robertson 260
TBD
Fri, 9 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Vit Henisz
Wharton
Darden
Classroom 40
Normative and Cognitive Institutional Supports for Relational Contracting in Infrastructure Projects 

Fri, 16 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Collective Work Group Session

Darden
Classroom 30

TBD

Fri, 6 Nov.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Jon Eckhardt
University of Wisconsin - Madison

McIntire
Robertson 260

Welcome Contributor or No Price Competitor? Public Innovation and Commercial Entrepreneurship

Fri, 13 Nov.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

David Souder
University of Connecticut

Darden
Classroom 20

Short-Termism, Stock Options, and Visibility in Firm Investment Behavior 

Fri, 20 Nov.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Gib Akin
UVa McIntire
McIntire
Robertson 260

Red at Third 

SPRING 2010  

Fri, 29 Jan.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Collective Work Group Session Darden
Classroom 120
 

Fri, 12 Feb.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Olav Sorenson
Yale University
Darden
Classroom 20
Home Sweet Home: Entrepreneurs' Location Choices and the Performance of Their Ventures

Fri, 19 Feb.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Greg Fairchild
UVa Darden
McIntire Robertson 260

Evaluation of Startup Business Plans Utilizing Online Media

Fri, 26 Feb.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Curtis LeBaron
BYU
Darden
Classroom 30
Senseshaping in Organizations
Fri, 19 Mar.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Tsedal Beyene
Harvard Business School
Darden Classroom 40

Walking Through Jelly: Language Mandates, Power and Emotions in Globally Distributed Teams 

Fri, 26 Mar.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Jeff Ford
Ohio State
Darden
Classroom 120

Focusing on the "In-Between" During Change

Fri, 2 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Jamie Morris
UVa Psychology
McIntire Robertson 260

How the Brain Represents the Actions and Intentions of Others

Fri, 16 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Adelaide Wilcox King
UVa McIntire
McIntire Robertson 260

Developing Novel Theoretical Insights From Reviews of Existing Theory and Research

Fri, 23 Apr.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Tom Jones
University of Washington

Darden
Classroom 150
Taking Stakeholder Happiness Seriously: A Neo-Utilitarian Objective Function for the Modern Corporation 

2008-2009

Day, Date
and Time

Speaker

Location

Details

FALL 2008  

Fri, 12 Sept.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Jackson Nickerson
Olin Business School

McIntire
Rouss/Robertson 305

A Theory of Strategic Problem Formulation

Fri, 26 Sept.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks
University of Michigan

Darden Faculty Office Building (FOB) 294

American Exceptionalism: Implications for Bridging in a Globalizing World

Fri, 10 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Peter Gray
UVa McIntire

McIntire
Rouss/Robertson 305

Social Networks and Social Technologies

Fri, 24 Oct.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Bill Forster
Darden PhD Student

Darden
FOB 294

Co-Founding New Ventures: Founding Team Structure and Relationships in New Venture Creation

Fri, 7 Nov.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Jeffrey York
Darden PhD Student

McIntire
Rouss/Robertson 260

It’s Not Easy Building Green: The Role of Institutions and Entrepreneurship in Driving the Adoption of LEED

Fri, 21 Nov.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Drew Hess
UVa McIntire

Darden
FOB 294

Look to the Stars: The Notion of Ambidexterity in Managerial Sensemaking

Fri, 12 Dec.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Abbie Shipp
Texas A&M

McIntire
Rouss/Roberton 260

The Temporality of Person-Environment Fit Perceptions: The Role of Retrospection and Anticipation

SPRING 2009  

Fri, 16 Jan.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

canceled

canceled

canceled

Fri, 30 Jan.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Gary Ballinger
UVa McIntire

McIntire
Rouss/Robertson 305

How Did We Get Stuck Here? The Role of Anchoring Events in Extraordinary Exchange Relationships

Fri, 27 Feb.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Martin Davidson
UVa Darden

McIntire
Rouss/Robertson 305

Leveraging Difference: Pathways to Performance and Innovation

Fri, 13 Mar.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Ryan Quinn/Bobby Parmar
UVa Darden 

Darden
FOB 294

Conversational Empowerment

Fri, 20 Mar.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. 

Adelaide Wilcox King McIntire
Rouss/Robertson
305
Publishing Theory
Fri, 27 Mar.
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Jo-Ellen Pozner
Haas School of Business

McIntire
Rouss/Robertson 305

Profits to Prophets: The Invisibility of Ideology and the Rise of Sushi in the U.S.

Fri, 10 Apr,
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Wes Sine
Cornell

Darden
FOB 294

Tilting at Windmills: The Environmental Movement and the Emergence of the U.S. Wind Energy Sector

Fri, 1 May
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Glenn Browne
UVa McIntire
McIntire
Rouss/Robertson 305

Stopping Rules: Theory and Application [abstract]

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