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Join us for the OB Research Virtual Round Tables

  • 1.  Join us for the OB Research Virtual Round Tables

    Posted 07-26-2021 10:58

    Interested in enriching and expanding your network of scholars interested in similar topics? Join a research round table session hosted by leading scholars in the field! Each session features a few conference sessions that illustrate emerging trends, opportunities, and challenges related to the topic, to facilitate common ground connections among participants and get the discussion started. Register for one or multiple sessions using the link: https://z.umn.edu/AOM_OB_Roundtable

    This year's round tables will be generously hosted by experts on a variety of topics:

    Culture & Climate - hosted by Cheri Ostroff (University of South Australia) and Amy Ou (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) on Friday, July 30, 2021, from 8:00-9:15am EDT. Featured Meeting Program Sessions:

    • In Session #1542: A tale of Two Climates: The Cross-Domain Effects of Service and Safety Climates
    • In Session #1466: Surgical Team Effectiveness Model: Team Awareness mediates subculture teamwork and communications
    • In Session #1542: Team Procrastination Climate: An Integrative Multilevel Model
    • In Session #1453: Can leadership training improve the climate for diversity? A quasi-experimental investigation

    Leadership - hosted by Brad Kirkman (North Carolina State University), Daan van Knippenberg (Drexel & Erasmus University), and Gilad Chen (University of Maryland) on Friday, July 30, 2021, from 2:30 - 3:45pm EDT. Featured Meeting Program Sessions:

    • In session # 586: Uncertainty Management in the Context of DX with Transformational Leadership as a Moderator
    • In session # 1523: The Positive Effects of Leader Impression Management on Follower Perceptions of Transformational Leadership
    • In session # 8: Giving Power to the People: Empowering Leadership's Impact on Leaders' Prosocial Use of Power
    • In session #507: The Evolution of LMX Relationships and the Effect of Asymmetric Exchange: A 7-wave Study

    Temporal Issues in OB - hosted by Abbie Shipp (Texas Christian University) and Karen Jansen (University of Reading) on Monday, August 2, 2021, from 9:00 - 10:00am EDT. Featured Meeting Program Sessions:

    • In Session #1545: Work-From-Home Adjustment in the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Psychological Climate for Face Time
    • In Session #631: Zen and the Art of Interruptions: The Role of Mindfulness in Buffering Against Interruptions
    • In Session #1307: Who would have thought: A forward-looking approach on sensemaking theory

    Conflict & Power - hosted by Corrine Bendersky (University of California, Los Angeles) and Thomas O'Neill (University of Calgary) on Monday, August 2, 2021, from 12:00-1:15pm EDT. Featured Meeting Program Sessions:

    • In Session #1414: The Effects of Conflict Type and Intensity on Conflict Management
    • In Session #1527: The impact of individual conflict experiences on proximal task performance in a multi-team context
    • In Session #1409: Differentiated effect of power and status hierarchy on intrateam trust: a social network perspective

    Diversity & Inclusion - hosted by Stephanie Creary (University of Pennsylvania) and Rachel Arnett (University of Pennsylvania) on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, from 10:00-11:00am EDT. Featured Meeting Program Sessions:

    • Session #396: Leveraging Identities for Social Change
    • Session #159: An Examination of Why Diversity Initiatives are Implemented and How to Do So Effectively
    • Session #1028: New Pathways to Understanding and Promoting Gender Equality

    Team Composition - hosted by Sherry Thatcher (University of South Carolina), Stephen Humphrey (Penn State University), and Susan Mohammed (Penn State University) on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, from 2:30-3:30pm EDT. Featured Meeting Program Sessions:

    • In Session #1466: Team Faultlines, Professional Stereotypes and Leadership in Interprofessional Teams
    • In Session #1447: How disability diverse teams can drive innovation through mutual perspective-taking
    • In Session #216: Impact of Female Presence in a Top Management Team on Innovation

    Check out a couple of sessions and come make connections with other scholars!

    The OB Research Virtual Round Table Series is brought to you by members of the Making Connections Committee working on behalf of the OB Division Executive Committee.


    • Margaret Luciano (Penn State U.)
    • Virgil Fenters (Arizona State U.)
    • Christopher Winchester (U. of Minnesota)
    • Troy Smith (U. of Nebraska)
    • Semin Park (U. of Iowa)
    • Amanda Ferguson (Northern Illinois U.)
    • Chad Hartnell (Georgia State U.)
    • Elizabeth (Beth) Campbell (U. of Minnesota)

    Elizabeth Campbell
    University of Minnesota
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