Welcome to the MIT Sloan Organization Studies Group's (“OSG”) spring 2009 seminar series.
Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will be held in E52-598 (Forrester Room) from Noon to 1:30 p.m. on Fridays. Lunch will be provided at 11:45 a.m. As they become available, abstracts or papers for the seminars will be posted below.
|Feb 6||OSG Community Mtng (for OSG faculty, students, and affiliates)|
|Feb 13||No meeting|
|Feb 20||No meeting|
|Feb 27||Denise Lewin Loyd, MIT Sloan
Elaborating more with the out-group: The role of relationship focus and opinion diversity
|Mar 6||Stella Kounelaki and Kate Parrot, MIT Sloan
Role-Set Expansion and Permeability in Professions: Two Case Studies,
A Developmental Perspective on Empathy in Relationship Transformation: The Public Conversations Project Abortion Dialogues
|Mar 13||John Carroll, MIT Sloan; J. Bradley Morrison, Brandeis University, International Business School; and Jenny Rudolph, Harvard Medical School
The Dynamics of Action-Oriented Problem Solving: Linking Interpretation and Choice
|Mar 20|| Petra Klumb, University of Fribourg
The Daily Lives of Dual-Career Couples: A Measurement-Burst Approach
|Mar 27||No meeting (Spring Break)|
Damon Centola, MIT Sloan
Diffusion in Social Networks: New Theory and Experiments
|Apr 7||Corinne Bendersky, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Status Conflict in Groups *Note: this seminar is being offered jointly with the IWER group; it will occur on TUES from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the Forrester Room (E52-598).
Joe Magee, NYU Wagner School of Public Service
Power Differences in the Construal of Crises: The Immediate Aftermaths of September 11, 2001 and Hurricane Katrina
Robert Cialdini, Arizona State University *Note: this seminar will occur from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
The Power of Social versus Financial Factors in Behavior Change
Jennifer Lerner, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
What the Face Reveals in Stressful Situations
Frank Flynn, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Guilt is Good: Guilt-Proneness as a Source of Motivation, Performance, and Commitment
Barbara Bigelow and Margarete Arndt, Clark Graduate School of Management
Evidence-Based Management in Health Care Organizations. A Cautionary Note
Traditionally, doctoral students and faculty meet individually and/or in small groups before and after the seminar. Please e-mail Valarie Kniss if you would like to arrange such meetings (please note the dates and times in which you're interested).
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Past OSG Seminar Schedules