Seminar List 2009

January, 2009

January 5, 2009
Ms Emma Buchtel, University of British Columbia
A Sense of Obligation: Cultural Differences in the Motivations for Prosocial Behavior

January 19, 2009
Prof Tom Lee, University of Washington
Why People Leave and Why People Stay

February, 2009

February 6, 2009
Mr Aleksios Gotsopoulos, University of Chicago
The Survival Chances of New Firms in New Industries: Legitimacy Vacuum, Structural Imprinting, and the First-Mover Disadvantage

February 13, 2009
Ms Xing Zhong, University of Chicago
Inter-organizational networks and the rate of technological change

February 16, 2009
Mr Amit Jain, INSEAD (France)
The Locus of Innovative Capability: Learning and Forgetting in Biotechnology Research

February 20, 2009
Dr Alex Markle, New York University
(Mis) Managing Gift-Exchange: Why Firms May Fail to Capitalize On Employee Reciprocity

February 27, 2009
Prof Jinyu He and Prof Zhi Huang, HKUST
CEO Social Status and Managerial Risk Taking

March, 2009

March 13, 2009
Prof Prithviraj Chattopadhyay, HKUST
Helping hand or competition? The moderating influence of permeability on the relationship between blended workgroups and employee attitudes and behaviors

March 20, 2009
Prof Bilian Sullivan, HKUST
Conformity under Institutional Pressures: A Perspective from the Learning Model of Firm Risk-taking

March 30, 2009
Prof Lilach Nachum, The City University of New York
Foreignness, Multinationality, and Inter-Organizational Relationships

April, 2009

April 3, 2009
Prof James Lincoln, University of California Berkeley
Governance or Embeddedness? Ownership, Reciprocity, and Third-Party Ties in Japanese Corporate Networks

April 17, 2009
Prof Heli Wang and Ms Cuili Qian, HKUST
Corporate Philanthropy and Financial Performance of Chinese Firms: The Roles of Social Expectations and Political Access

April 24, 2009
Prof Filippo Wezel, University of Lugano
Contested Legitimacy: Cultural Resistance and Local Struggles in the Diffusion of a New Organzational Form

May, 2009

May 19, 2009
Prof Elizabeth Morrison, New York University
Speaking up in groups: A study of voice climate

June, 2009

June 15, 2009
Prof Chris Marquis, Harvard University
Corporations, Communities and the Public Good: How Social Needs and Elite Interests Affect Nonprofit Growth in 100 American Cities, 1987-2002

June 29, 2009
Prof John Walsh, Georgia Institute of Technology
How "Open" is Innovation in the US and Japan?: Evidence from the RIETI-Georgia Tech inventor survey

July, 2009

July 8, 2009
Prof Roger (Rongxin) Chen, University of San Francisco
Growing New Business through Corporate Venturing, Challenges and Solutions

July 22, 2009
Prof Anne Tsui, Arizona State University
CEO Personal Values and Transformational Leadership

October, 2009

October 9, 2009
Prof Andrew Delios, National University of Singapore
How Does Export Commitment and Product Diversification Jointly Affect the International Scope-Firm Performance Relationship?

October 30, 2009
Prof Ivy Yang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Where to Explore? Drawing on the Guidance of Knowledge Spillover Recipient Firms to Expand Knowledge Boundaries

November, 2009

November 26, 2009
Ms Lori Yue, Columbia University
Self-governance among commercial banks in Manhattan, 1840-1980

November 30, 2009
Mr Donal Crilly, INSEAD
The cognitive scope of the firm: Explaining corporate attention to stakeholders from the inside-out

December, 2009

December 3, 2009
Ms Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Incumbent firm invention emerging fields: Evidence from the semi-conductor industry

December 4, 2009
Prof Sea-Jin Chang, National University of Singapore
Post-liberalization Industry Shakeout in China, 1998-2006

December 8, 2009
Dr Young-Kyu Kim, Harvard University
Status Coherence and Organizational Identity

December 10, 2009
Mr Ming Leung, Stanford University
Dilettante or renaissance man? How sequential categorymembership affects credibility in an online market for services