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Academy of Management 2015 Annual Meeting

June 26, 2015

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ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT 2015 ANNUAL MEETING

2,150 SESSIONS, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, AUG. 9-11

COMPLETE PROGRAM AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

 SAMPLING OF MEETING HIGHLIGHTS 

The annual meeting of the world's largest organization devoted to management research will consist of 2150 sessions, including hundreds of symposia where management thinkers, many world-renowned, discuss new findings. Subjects of the sampling of symposia outlined below range from deviant behavior in the NFL to the pros and cons of shareholder power, from the changing nature of work to the unchanging nature of sexism, from the woes of business schools to prospects for global governance, from workplace compassion to the power of algorithms.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 9 

 

SESSION 631

Symposium  BUSINESS GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR INEQUALITY AND WEALTH

Sunday, Aug. 9. 1:00-2:30pm, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 109

To what extent is there a tradeoff between inequality on one side and the growth and wealth of nations on the other? What factors contribute to each? How can the tradeoffs be minimized?

Participants:

Gerald F. Davis, U. of Michigan; Roger L. Martin, U. of Toronto; Rajshree Agarwal, U. of Maryland; John Allison, Cato Institute; Christine Beckman, U. of Maryland; Yaron Brook, Ayn Rand Institute

692 

Symposium   OPENING GOVERNANCE TO ALL: TAILORED APPROACHES TO INCREASING DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2:45-4:15 pm, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 117

Research presentations illuminate implicit barriers that persist despite policies intended to increase diversity and offer insights on how to eliminate them. The research probes a variety of domains, including race, gender, social class, and cultural background.

Participants

Discussant: Margaret Shih, UCLA

Presentations:

-- When Bias Binds: Effect of Implicit Outgroup Bias on Ingroup Affiliation | Drew S. Jacoby-Senghor, Columbia U.; Stacey Sinclair, Princeton U.; Colin Tucker Smith, U. of Florida

-- Race Matters for Women Leaders: Penalties and Deficiencies Revisited | Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, Christy Zhou Koval, and Anyi Ma, Duke U.

-- Gatekeepers of Privilege: How Privileged Status Motivates and Excuses Discrimination | L Taylor Phillips and Brian S. Lowery, Stanford U.

-- Valuing Differences or Equality? Tailoring Diversity Approaches to Social Groups | Evan Apfelbaum and Ray Reagans, MIT Sloan; Nicole Stephens, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

714 

Symposium   WOMEN'S ROLES IN DECISION-MAKING ON BOARDS IN EUROPE AND THE US

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2:45-4:15 pm. Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 111

Initial research on boards' gender diversity sought to correlate the number of women with company performance. It is only recently that studies, like those conducted by panelists in this symposium, have begun to move inside the black box of the corporate boardroom to bring a new measure of clarity to understanding women's contributions. 

Participants:

Organizer: Lynne E. Devnew, U. of Phoenix

Moderator: Michael Useem, U. of Pennsylvania

Panelists: Anne Benning, self employed; Morten Huse, U. of Witten/Herdecke; Susan Vinnicombe, Cranfield U.; Tracy Long, Boardroom Review Limited; Monigo Saygbay-Hallie, U. of Phoenix

 

MONDAY AUGUST 10

 

Session 1167

Symposium  CHANGING NATURE OF WORK

Monday, Aug. 10, 1:00-2:30 pm, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 002

Growing numbers of people work with only temporary contracts, or take jobs with what are essentially employment agencies and get contracted out to companies. Others are entrepreneurs by necessity. How does this changing state of affairs affect the quality of work and how it gets done? What is the effect on people's attitudes toward their work and their sense of identity? How are dynamics of power, communication, innovation, and learning altered?

Participants:

Jeffrey Pfeffer and Stephen Barley, Stanford U.; Andrew H. Van de Ven, U. of Minnesota; Sara L Rynes, U. of Iowa; Frances J. Milliken, NYU.

 

 

1386

Symposium   MODERN SEXISM AT THE TOP: GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN HIGH-ECHELON ROLES

Monday, Aug. 10, 3:00-4:30pm, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 116

Probes reactions to women in high level positions -- whether as CEOs, members of Congress, business-school professors, or financial professionals -- and how they are judged inequitably relative to men.

Participants:

Discussant: Robin Ely, Harvard U.

Presentations:

-- Mind the Gender Pay Gap: Female CEOs and Executive Compensation | Emily Bianchi and James B. Wade, Emory U.; Brian Main, U. of Edinburgh; Charles A O'Reilly, Stanford U.

-- Predicting the Success of Female Leaders' Issue-Selling Strategies | Aparna Joshi, Stephen E. Humphrey, Lawrence Houston, and Priyanka Dwivedi, Pennsylvania State U.

-- Getting Credit for Experience: Differences in Evaluations of Experienced Men and Women Over Time | Jennifer A. Chatman, Laura Kray, and Daron Sharp, U. of California, Berkeley

-- The Role of Evaluators for Gender Inequality in Networks and Markets | Mabel Abraham, MIT Sloan

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1008

Symposium  BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKINGS: TIME TO CLICK THE REFRESH BUTTON?

Monday, Aug. 10, 9:45-11:15 am, Vancouver Convention Centre: East Ballroom C

Rankings continue to be in high demand among students, employers, academics, and other stakeholders. Yet, they have little to do with such essential educational outcomes as analytical skills, self-awareness, social awareness, creativity, emotional competence, and appreciation of diversity.

Participants:

Jacob Eisenberg, University College Dublin: John A Byrne, Poets&Quants.com; Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford U.; Dennis A. Gioia, Pennsylvania State U.; Christine Quinn Trank, Vanderbilt U.;  Elena P. Antonacopoulou, U. of Liverpool; Lori D Kendall, Case Western Reserve U.; Maury Peiperl, IMD; Chris Earley, U. of Tasmania.

 

 

1039

Distinguished Speaker   HENRY MINTZBERG ON STRATEGY AS PRACTICE

Monday, Aug. 10, 9:45-11:15 am, Vancouver Convention Centre: East Ballroom B

Is crafting strategy as messy as making sausage? One of the world's foremost management thinkers revisits his views over the years on how organizational strategy really gets made.

Participants:

Discussant: Richard Whittington, U. of Oxford

Distinguished Speaker: Henry Mintzberg, McGill U.

 

 

 

873

Symposium  IS THERE ANY LEARNING FROM THE LEAN-IN(G)?

Monday, Aug. 10, 8:00-9:30 am, Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel: Salon 

8:00am - 9:30 am, Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel: Salon C

Diversity scholars from different countries offer their views on Sheryl Sandberg's bestseller   Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, with particular attention to three questions: 1) What does the book's popularity reveal about the advice and practical guidance career women are seeking? 2) Is there any new learning in   Lean In? and 3) Is the book's approach appropriate to the 21st century or does in draw on a framework that has been largely rejected for some time?

Participants:

Savita Kumra, Brunel U.; Isabel Metz, U. of Melbourne; Kara Anne Arnold, Memorial U. of Newfoundland; Marta B. Calas and Linda Smircich, U. of Massachusetts Amherst; Donna Chrobot-Mason, U. of Cincinnati; Stella M. Nkomo, U. of Pretoria; Marianne Cooper, Stanford U. Clayman Institute for Gender Research

 

1368

Symposium   OVERCOMING RESISTANCE TO CHANGE: THE CASE OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

Monday, Aug. 10, 3:00-4:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Regency Ballroom B

How is it that, despite persistent calls for greater congruence between big time college athletics and the core mission of universities, little or no change has occurred, and how might change be achieved? What broader organizational lessons does this issue offer?

Participants:

Richard Wolfe and Roy R. Suddaby, U. of Victoria; Marilyn A. Uy, Nanyang Technological U. Singapore;  Kim Cameron and James P. Walsh, U. of Michigan; Joel Brockner, Columbia U.; Thomas D'Aunno, NYU; Sim B. Sitkin, Duke U.

 

 

850

Symposium  UNEMPLOYMENT AND REEMPLOYMENT: JOB SEARCH, OUTCOMES, AND INTERVENTION EFFORTS

Monday, Aug. 10, 8:00-9:30 am, Hyatt Regency Vancouver: Dover

New research on  on the experience of unemployment and getting people back to work. Subjects discussed will include 1) effectiveness of recent legislation directed at reducing employer discrimination against the unemployed, 2) predictors of job-search activity and reemployment success, 3) how individuals recover from setbacks in job searches, and 4) effectiveness of coaching the long-term unemployed.

Participants:

Discussant: Mark J. Schmit, SHRM Foundation

Presentations:

-- No Need to Apply: Unemployment Discrimination and Legislation Efforts | Tiffany Trzebiatowski, U. of Minnesota Madison; Connie Wanberg and Karyn Dossinger, U. of Minnesota

-- Motivation and Self-Regulation as Predictors of Job Search & Employment Success | Edwin A.J. van Hooft, U. of Amsterdam; Connie Wanberg and John Kammeyer-Mueller, U. of Minnesota; Ruth Kanfer, Georgia Institute of Technology; Gokce Basbug, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

-- When Job Search Activities Lead to Poorer Mental Health | Abdifatah -Ahmed Ali, Michigan State U.; Ann Marie Ryan, Michigan State U.; Brent J. Lyons, Simon Fraser U.

-- Job Search Interventions: Comparison of Group and One-on-One Coaching | Gokce Basbug and Ofer Sharone, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

 

1064

Symposium  FOCUS ON COMPETITION: TRASH-TALKING, LABELING, RISK-TAKING, ENTITLEMENT

Monday, Aug. 10. 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel: Dundarave

Research presentations explore behaviors that magnify competition, such as trash-talking, or lessen it, such as labeling, and probe how rivalry leads to risk-taking and feelings of entitlement.

Participants:

Discussant: Deepak Malhotra, Harvard U.

Presentations:

-- Going for it on Fourth Down: The Consequences of Rivalry for Risk-taking | Gavin J Kilduff and Christopher To, NYU; Lisa Ordonez, U. of Arizona

-- Trash-Talking Increases Your Opponent's Performance | Jeremy Yip, Maurice Schweitzer, and Samir Nurmohamed, Wharton School, U. of Pennsylvania

-- Competition After the Competition: How Rankings Shape Compensation Requests | Gun Teekathananont, Imperial College London; Patricia Chen and Stephen M. Garcia, U. of Michigan; Boris Maciejovsky, U. of California, Riverside

-- Labeling Away Competitive Behavior | Niro Sivanathan, Margaret S Lee, Gillian Ku, and Gang Zhang, London Business School

 

1111

Distinguished Speaker  CEO J-ROBERT OUIMET: THE ABSOLUTE NECESSITY OF SPIRITUALITY IN MANAGEMENT

Monday, Aug. 10, 11:30-1:00 pm, Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel: Port of New York

The CEO of Montreal-based Holding O. C.B. Inc and Cordon Bleu International, Dr. Ouimet was inspired by a meeting with Mother Teresa in Calcutta in 1983 to create a laboratory for spirituality in the workplace. He has visited over a hundred university campuses and companies around the world to meet with key thinkers in the application of spirituality to organizational management.

Participants:

Chair: Lee Robbins, Golden Gate U.

Presenter: J-Robert Ouimet

 

1221

Symposium  DESIGNING THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS SCHOOLS: PERSISTENT PROBLEMS IN CHANGING CONTEXTS

Monday, Aug. 10, 1:15- 2:45 pm, Vancouver Convention Centre: East Ballroom A

As long ago as 1967  the eminent American social scientist Herbert A. Simon argued that the central problem of designing a business school was to find ways to integrate disparate bodies of knowledge and skills into a synergistic relationship for the goal of improving managerial practice. Almost 50 years later, this remains an insurmountable challenge for most business schools. This symposium brings together several of today's most trenchant thinkers on business education to explore feasible solutions.

Participants:

Discussant: John-Christopher Spender, Kozminski U.

Panelists: William H Glick, Rice U.; Peter Lorange, IMD; Henry Mintzberg, McGill U.

 

 

1266

Symposium  A WALK ON THE DARK SIDE: CORPORATE WRONGDOING IN NON-MARKET ARENAS

Monday, Aug. 10, 1:15- 2:45 pm, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 110

New research focuses on the role of the state and response of civil society with regard to corporate wrongdoing.

Participants:

Discussants: Sarah A Soule, Stanford U.; Donald A Palmer, U. of California, Davis

Presentations:

-- Media Perception of Investment Banks' Misconducts after the 2008 Government Bailouts | Thomas J. Roulet, King's College London; Lionel Paolella, U. of Cambridge

-- The Impact of U.S. Federal Contractors' Misconduct on Relationships with the State, 1995-2014 | Ivana Katic, Yale School of Management

-- Escaping Unscathed: The Varying Treatement of Firm Misconduct by Markets and Civil Society | Jocelyn M. Leitzinger, U. of Michigan

-- The Issuance of Currency Substitutes during the Panic of 1907 | Lori Qingyuan Yue, U. of Southern California

 

1344

Symposium  THE DARK SIDE OF MOTIVATION: NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF DESIRED ENDS

Monday, Aug. 11, 3:00-4:30 pm, Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel: Shaughnessy Salon 1

New research surfaces provocative insights about negative effects of worker motivation, including the finding that motivation is negatively impacted by how important a goal is perceived to be. Paradoxically, the more employees value a given end, the more likely the pursuit to attain it will trigger negative outcomes.

Participants:

Discussant: Katherine L. Milkman, U. of Pennsylvania

Presentations:

-- Regulatory Focus, Goal Setting, and Unethical Behavior | Lisa Ordonez, Daphna Motro, Nathan Philip Podsakoff, and Min Yoon, U. of Arizona

-- Moral Consequences of Networking Motives | Tiziana Casciaro, U. of Toronto; Maryam Kouchaki, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

-- The Quandary of Multiple Meanings | Andrew M. Carton, Daniele Tussing, and Julianna Pillemer, Wharton School, U. of Pennsylvania

-- Task importance leads to belief in fate and decreased motivation | Simone Tang and Aaron C. Kay, Duke U.

-- Organizational inequality and injustice hinder promotion desires | Kristin Laurin, Stanford U.

 

 

1479

Symposium  STAFFING STAR PERFORMERS: LESSONS FROM THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE 

Monday, Aug. 10, 4:45-6:15 pm. Hyatt Regency Vancouver: Georgia B

With players' deviant behavior a major problem in the NFL, new research to be presented at this session suggests measures to provide tipoffs to future problems that individuals may present. Other research finds that whether players selected in the college draft become NFL stars or duds has more to do with luck than with the perspicacity of team managements.

Participants

Discussant: David V. Day, U. of Western Australia

Presentations:

-- Flipping Coins in the War Room: Fictitious Variation in the NFL Draft | Cade Massey, Yale U.

-- Persistent Effects of Hiring Priority: The Myth of the Rejected Underdog | Kevin M. Kniffin, Matthew J Taylor, and Alexander J Fiore, Cornell U.

-- Using Selection Methods to Reduce Criminal Off-Duty Deviance | Andrea Hetrick, Brian J. Hoffman, and Colby Kennedy, U. of Georgia; Brian D. Lyons, Elon U.;  William H. Bommer, California State U., Fresno

-- Severity of Deviance and Leader Quality on Team Effectiveness | John Edward Baur, U. of Nevada, Las Vegas; Bret H. Bradley, U. of Oklahoma, Norman 

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11

1574

Symposium  THE QUESTION OF SHAREHOLDER EMPOWERMENT

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 8:00- 9:30 am, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 211

Although shareholder empowerment is expected to rein in self-serving executives, improve management accountability, and constrain corporate wrongdoing, it may as easily lead to shareholder self-serving and corporate myopia. Panelists will seek to identify the conditions that will promote the former outcomes while avoiding the latter ones.

Participants:

Edward Zajac, Northwestern U.; Robert E. Hoskisson, Rice U.; Mike Wright, Imperial College London; Maria Goranova, U. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Lori Verstegen Ryan, San Diego State U.

 

1596

Symposium  IT'S COMPLICATED: ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT OF PREGNANT WORKERS AND NEW MOTHERS

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 8:00-9:30 am, Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel: Tuscany Room

Discrimination against pregnant workers and new mothers still abounds, notwithstanding the supportive policies of some companies. This symposium explores such aspects of this subject as social identity, professional image, self-efficacy, turnover intentions, perceptions of commitment, work-family conflict, and health.

Participants:

Discussant: Julia Kirby, Harvard Business Review

Presentations:

-- The Role of Job and Maternal Self-Efficacies on Turnover Intentions of New Mothers | Jamie J. Ladge, Northeastern U.; Tomika W. Greer, U. of Houston; Marla Baskerville Watkins, Northeastern U.

-- Helpful or Harmful? The Dark Side of Seemingly Supportive Behaviors toward Pregnant Workers | Kristen P. Jones, Washington State U.; Judith A. Clair, Boston College; Eden King, George Mason U.; Beth K. Humberd, U. of Massachusetts, Lowell

-- Harmful or Beneficial: The Effect of Maternity Leave Length on Women's Career Outcomes | Ivona Hideg, and Anja Krstic, Wilfrid Laurier U.; Tanya Zarina, Scotiabank; Raymond N. C. Trau, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

-- The Influence of Organizational Support and Impression Management during Pregnancy | Amanda S. Hinojosa, U. of Houston, Clear Lake; Laura M. Little, U. of Georgia; Samantha C. Paustian-Underdahl, Florida International U.

 

 

1739

Symposium: DILEMMAS IN COMPASSION

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 9:45-11:15 am, Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel: Pinnacle Ballroom I

Research presentations probe the contradictory forces that affect whether and how compassion unfolds in organizations and communities. In contrast to psychologists who see compassion as a natural and instinctual feeling toward suffering, organizational researchers focus on the ways it is shaped by differing contexts.

Presentations:

-- Compassion-activation and the dilemmas of suffering at work | Jason Kanov, Western Washington U.; Laura T. Madden, East Carolina U.

-- Touching lives: How leaders handle dilemmas related to notification of suffering | Monica C. Worline and Jane Dutton, U. of Michigan

-- Perceiving criers at work: A framework of behavioral scripts in stressful situations | Kimberly D. Elsbach, U. of California, Davis; Beth Bechky, NYU

-- With or without a doubt: Dilemmas in granting suffering and taking compassionate action | Ashley Elizabeth Hardin and Jane Dutton, U. of Michigan; Kristina Marie Workman, Cornell U.

-- Victim-led compassion-organizing to alleviate post-disaster suffering | Trenton A Williams, Syracuse U.; Dean A. Shepherd, Indiana U.

-- Navigating dilemmas of organizational compassion by cultivating complimentary virtues | Ace Simpson, U. of Technology, Sydney

 

1717
Symposium  THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CROWDFUNDING: HOW MOOD, PASSION, AND EMOTION MAKE OR BREAK A PITCH

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 9:45-11:15 am, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 212

Drawing on experimental findings, surveys, archival data, and data from real entrepreneurship funding platforms such as Indiegogo, Kickstarter, and kiva.org, new research focuses on how entrepreneurs' affect influences the success of their pitches.

Participants:

Discussant: Robert Alan Baron, Oklahoma State U.

Presentations:

-- Unlike-minded Entrepreneurial Co-founders: Affective complements are perceived more favorably | Melanie Milovac, Washington U. in St. Louis; Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, U. of Michigan

-- Fund Me If You Can: Narrative Strategies and Trust in Cross-National Investment | Jayaram Suryanarayana Uparna, Northwestern U.

-- Catch Fire and Spread It: A Glimpse into Entrepreneurial Passion in Crowdfunding Campaigns | Junchao Li, Xiao-Ping Chen, and Suresh Kotha, U. of Washington; Greg Fisher, Indiana U.

-- Learning and Affective Influences of Crowdfunding Investment | Elsa Chan and Maw-Der Foo, U. of Colorado, Boulder

 

 

1795

Symposium  FOCUS ON GOVERNANCE:FROM CORPORATE TO NATIONAL TO GLOBAL

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 9:45- 11:15 am, Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel: Pinnacle Harbourfront Ballroom

Mervyn King, a seminal  thinker in South Africa and the international arena on governance at levels ranging from corporate to global, will reflect on the emergence of integrated reporting and other governance mechanisms from his position as chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council.

Participants

Distinguished Speaker: Mervyn King, U. of South Africa

Participants: Jonathan P Doh, Villanova U.; Christian Voegtlin, U. of Zurich; Laura Albareda, U. de Deusto

 

1839

Symposium  HOW TO GET MEN ON BOARD WITH GENDER EQUALITY AND WHAT THEY STAND TO GAIN

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 11:30 am 1:00 pm, Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel: Pinnacle Harbourfront Ballroom II

This symposium explores men's experience in engaging with gender equality, the benefits they enjoy in supporting it and how they can and do participate in it. 

Participants 

Discussant: Katherine W. Phillips, Columbia U.

Presentations:

-- Men and Gender-Inequality Logics in Professional Jobs | Erin Marie Reid, Boston U.

-- Black Men of the Classroom | Travis J. Bristol, Stanford U.

-- How Perceptions of Masculinity Differentially Affect Black Men and Black Women Leaders | Robert W. Livingston, U. of Sussex

-- Men Promoting Gender Equality in the Workplace | Susan M. Adams, Bentley U.

-- Empowering Women Leads Men To Victory | Ashley E. Martin, Columbia Business School; Pooja Mishra and Roderick Swaab, INSEAD

 

 

1861

Symposium   INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE IMPACT OF BUSINESS SCHOOLS

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 11:30-1:00 pm, Vancouver Convention Centre: Room 224

Scholars from the U.S., Europe, and Asia who have written extensively about business education will debate the impact -- of lack of it -- of business schools today and in the future.

Participants:

Discussant: Andrew M Pettigrew, U. of Oxford

Distinguished Speakers: Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford U.; Howard Thomas, Singapore Management U.; Michel Kalika, Business Science Institute (Luxembourg)

 

 1962

Symposium: UNDERSTANDING THE IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL CLASS AT WORK

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1:15-2:45 pm, Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel: Pinnacle Harbourfront Ballroom One

At a time of growing concern about inequality, new research explores its ramifications in the workplace, probing how social class influences individuals' organizational citizenship and work performance; how it affects hiring, selection, orientation, and training; and what challenges it presents for upwardly mobile employees and executives.

Participants:

Discussants: Ella Bell, Dartmouth College; Stella M. Nkomo, U. of Pretoria

Presentations:

-- The Impact of Economic Scarcity Effects on Organizations | Carrie R. Leana and Jirs Meuris, U. of Pittsburgh

-- Class, Race & Intersectional Barriers to Identity Development in Socially-Mobile College Students | Barbara Gray and Tiffany D. Johnson, Pennsylvania State U.; Jennifer J. Kish-Gephart, U. of Arkansas

-- The Impact of Social Class in the Hiring Process | Nicole C. Jones Young, U. of Connecticut

-- Paying it Forward: Examining the Role of CEO Social-Class Origins in Corporate Social Responsibility | Joanna Tochman Campbell, U. of Cincinnati; Jennifer J. Kish-Gephart, U. of Arkansas

 

 

1983

Symposium  THE POWER OF ALGORITHMS; THEIR ACCURACY AND HOW PEOPLE PERCEIVE THEM

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1:15-2:45 pm Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel: Pinnacle Ballroom I

With organizations collecting and analyzing more big data than ever before, new research presented in this session probes the accuracy of automated judgments compared with those made by humans and asks how human judges perceive algorithms and how willing they are to use them. The overriding question: how best to combine big data and human decision-makers, a major issue for the future of open governance and organizational decision-making.

Participants:

Discussant: Don Moore, U. of California, Berkeley

Presentations:

-- Recommenders vs. Recommender Systems | Mike Yeomans, Harvard U.

-- Improving Forecasts By Giving People The Option To Adjust Algorithms | Berkeley J. Dietvorst, Wharton School, U. of Pennsylvania

-- Perceptions of Algorithms: People Rely More on Advice from Algorithms than from Other People | Jennifer Marie Logg, U. of California, Berkeley

 

2001

Symposium  HOW WOMEN STRIVE FOR, ACHIEVE, AND EXERCISE LEADERSHIP

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1:15-2:45 pm, Hyatt Regency Vancouver: Regency Ballroom B

Four presentations -- two experiment-based studies and two field studies -- focus on how women achieve and exercise the influence and leadership they want..

Participants:

Discussant: Katherine Klein, U. of Pennsylvania

Presentations:

-- Women's Unlikely Ascents to Executive Roles in the Middle East & Africa | Bobbi Thomason, Stanford U.

-- Leaning in and Stretching Thin | Caroline Wilmuth and Francesca Gino, Harvard Business School

-- The Surprising Value of Transactional Leadership for Achieving Influence without Authority | Melissa Valentine, Stanford U.

-- How Can Women Get a Word in Edgewise? | Victoria L Brescoll, Yale U.

 

2105

Symposium  MANAGING OLDER WORKERS TO EXTEND THEIR WORKING LIVES

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 3:00-4:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Vancouver: Plaza C

How organizations can deal with age-related challenges to older workers in extending their work lives, such as health limitations and related job accommodations, low job mobility, age discrimination, and changing work motives.

Participants:

Discussant: Ruth Kanfer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Presentations:

-- Managers' Evaluations of Older Job Applicants | Jaap Oude Mulders and Kene Henkens, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute; Yihao Liu, U. of Florida

-- Older Workers' Career Choices in the United Kingdom: A Life Course Perspective | Uracha Chatrakul Na Ayudhya, Middlesex U.; Matt Flynn, Newcastle U.; Heike Schroder, Queen's U. Belfast

-- Task Significance and Older Workers' Well-Being and Preferred Years to Retirement | Donald M Truxillo, Portland State U.; Sara Zaniboni and Franco Fraccaroli, U. of Trento

-- The Importance of Coworker Age-Similarity for the Acceptance of Workplace Accommodations | Kirill Bourovoi, David J. G. Dwertmann and Stephan Alexander Boehm, U. of St. Gallen;

-- Engaged and Productive Aging Workers: the Role of HR Bundles | Dorien Kooij, Tilburg U.; Josje Dikkers, Hogeschool Utrecht; Annet De Lange, Han U. of Applied Sciences

 

2111

Symposium  BAD LEADERS: WHY THEY PERSIST AND HOW FOLLOWERS STRIVE TO OVERCOME THEM

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 3:00-4:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Vancouver: Regency Ballroom D

Despite the massive literature and rhetoric on leadership that exists today, bad leaders continue to be ubiquitous. This symposium features new research on the problems leaders create in organizations, why these problems persist, and how followers strive to overcome them.

Participants:

Chairs: Nathaniel Nakashima and Peter Belmi, Stanford U.

Discussant: Jon Maner, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

Presentations:

-- Miscalibrated Managers: Managed Groups Are More Likely to Overclaim Credit for Group Output | Juliana Schroeder, Eugene M Caruso, and Nicholas Epley, U. of Chicago

-- Over-Assertive and Oblivious | Abbie Wazlawek and Daniel Ames, Columbia U.

-- Turning a Blind Eye to Leader Accountability: Motivated Avoidance of Lie Detection in Organizations | Nathaniel Nakashima and Sean Malahy, Stanford U.

-- Shaking Things Up: Group Members Seek Hierarchy Malleability To Acquire Power | Charleen Case and Jon Maner, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management; Nicole Mead, Erasmus U. Rotterdam

 

2114

Symposium   NUDGES TOWARD BETTER DECISIONS: BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS WITH POLICY RELEVANCE

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 3:00-4:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Vancouver: Regency Ballroom B

At a time when governments and companies have shown an increasing interest in behavioral interventions to improve individuals' decision-making, new research to be presented in this symposium tests the effects of nudges in fields as diverse as personal savings, diet, exercise, and ethical decision- making.

Participants

Chair:   Bradford Tuckfield, Wharton School, U. of Pennsylvania

Presentations:

-- Attention Michael Bloomberg: Setting the Record Straight on Capping Portions of Sugary Drinks | Leslie K. John and Christina Roberto, Harvard U.

-- Timing is everything: How the time of day affects judgments and decisions | Isaac H Smith, Cornell U.; Maryam Kouchaki, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management; Dan Cable, London Business School

-- Strength of Ownership Counterintuitively Predicts Donations to Charitable Organizations | Ashley Angulo and Noah J. Goldstein, UCLA; Helen Colby, NYU / Rutgers Business School

-- The Effect of the Option to Choose Delayed Savings Rate Increases on Retirement Wealth | John Beshears, Stanford U.; Hengchen Dai, Washington U. in St. Louis

-- Nudging the Informed and the Uninformed: A Field Experiment | Bradford Tuckfield, Wharton School, U. of Pennsylvania; Leslie K. John, Harvard Business School

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