Seminar List 2008

January, 2008

January 11 , 2008
Prof. Rekha Krishnan, Simon Fraser University
When Does Trust Matter to Alliance Performance?

January 16 , 2008
Prof. Oded Shenkar, Ohio State University
Cultural Differences in Management Research: Uses, Abuses, and New Paths

January 25 , 2008
Prof. Jane Lu, National University of Singapore
Learning from Age Difference:  A Link between Inter-organizational Learning and Organizational Survival in Japanese Foreign Subsidiaries 1986-2002

January 28 , 2008
Prof. Gerry Sanders, Brigham Young University
Board Interlocks the Informational Heterogeneity of Sent, Received, and Neutral Ties

February, 2008

February 1, 2008
Prof. Michael Bond, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Theorizing Culture as Pressure Towards a Particular Worldview: Cultural Mapping of Beliefs and Their Possible Uses in the Study of Management

February 18, 2008
Prof. Tobias Kretschmer, University of Munich
Determinants and Consequences of Family-Friendly Workplace Practices: An International Study

February 22, 2008
Prof. Andres Delios, National University of Singapore
Assessing the Impact of Bank Influences on productivity Growth in Japanese Firms

February 29, 2008
Prof. Steve Borgatti, University of  Kentucky
A Few Notes on Network Theorizing

March, 2008

March 7, 2008
Prof. Per Jenster, CEIBS
Internationzliaztion of Chinese Entrepreneurs

March 14, 2008
Prof. Heli Wang, HKUST
Firm-Specific Knowledge Resources and Competitive Advantage: The Roles of Economic-and Relationship-Based Employee Governance Mechanisms

April, 2008

April 11, 2008
Prof Jiatao Li and Mr. Yi Tang, HKUST
An Ego Trip: How CEO Hubris Affects Firm Risk-Taking

April 25, 2008
Prof. Riki Takeuchi, HKUST
How Do I Deal with(Interpersonal) Conflict? Moderating Effects of  Role Clarity on Conflict Resolution Styles and Job Performance Behaviors

May, 2008

May 21, 2008
Prof. Tai-Young Kim, Sungkyunkwan University
Political Origins of Hybridization

May 23, 2008
Prof. Xavier Martin, Tilburg University
What Makes and What Does Not Make a Real Option? A Study of Equity Sharers in International Joint Ventures

June, 2008

June 6, 2008
Prof. Gary Johns, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University
Presenteeism at Work: Construct, Concept, Confusion

June 13, 2008
Prof. Jean-Francois Hennart, Tilburg University
Market Entry and Expansion as Bundling of MNE and Local Assets

June 18, 2008
Prof. Jeffrey Loewenstein University of Texas at Austin
Goal Framing and Strategic Change

June 23, 2008
Prof. Jing Li, Simon Fraser University
Control, Collaboration, and Productivity in International Joint Ventures: Theory and Evidence

July, 2008

July 11, 2008
Prof. Stephen Mezias, Stern School of Business, NYU
The Behavioral Theory of the Firm in Cross-National Context: Exploring the Influence of Cultural Values on Aspiration Level Adaptation

July 31, 2008
Mr. Yang Zhen, HKUST
Inter-Dependence Model Revisited: The Emergence and Proliferation of Modern Banks and the Evolution of Pia-hao Firms in the Context of Shanghai Banking Industry, 1823-1940

September, 2008

September 5, 2008
Prof. Udo Zander, Stockholm School of Economics
Social Games in an Economic Frame: Connecting Strategy Processes, Managerial Activities, and Capabilities

September 29, 2008
Mr. Rajiv Kozhikode and Prof. Jiatao Li, HKUST
Ideological Plurality and Organizational Expansion: Banking Branch Expansion in Southern India, 1858 – 2003

October, 2008

October 6, 2008
Dr. Terrill Frantz, Carnegie Mellon University
Post-Merger Integration Dynamics

October 17, 2008
Prof Chenbo Zhong, University of Toronto
Embodied Morality and Consequences of Imposing Rational Thought in Moral Choices

November, 2008

November 14, 2008
Ms May Wang, HKUST
Differential Goal Discounting Theory of Temporal Distance and Organizational Behavior

November 21, 2008
Prof Jaeyong Song, Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University
What Determines Knowledge Sourcing From Host Locations of Overseas R&D Operations?: A Study of Global R&D Activities of Japanese Multinationals

November 24, 2008
Mr Gael Le Mens, Stanford University
Experiential Learning, Uncertainty and Information

November 26, 2008
Mr Edward Feng, Stanford University
Organizational Identity and Scope: Competition among Commercial Banks in California from 1900 to 1990

November 28, 2008
Mr Haken Ener, INSEAD (Singapore)
Top Management Experience and Organizational Learning

December, 2008

December 1, 2008
Ms Melody Chao, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Managing conflicts within and across cultures: Contextualize the study of cultural adaptation

December 5, 2008
Mr Hongquan Zhu, University of Michigan
Group Polarization on Corporate Boards: Theory and Evidence on Board Decisions about Acquisition Premiums

December 8, 2008
Mr Josh Keller, University of Texas at Austin
Co-Categorization of Cooperation and Competition: Cultural Antecedents and Consequences

December 11, 2008
Mr David Tan, Emory University
Status ambiguity and the escalation of disputes: Patent litigation in the worldwide semiconductor industry

December 12, 2008
Prof Timothy Devinney, University of New South Wales
The Myth of the Ethical Consumer and the Socially Responsible Corporation

December 15, 2008
Ms Elizabeth Lim, University of Connecticut
Firms' Strategic Risk Taking Behaviors

December 17, 2008
Ms Jing Zhu, University of Minnesota
Utilizing Expertise in Work Teams: The Role of Transactive Memory Systems

December 18, 2008
Dr Wouter Stam, VU University Amsterdam
Does networking work? Towards an understanding of the antecedents and consequences of social capital among entrepreneurial ventures