Date: Friday, November 1, 9:00-10:30, MUC, Missouri Room
See Speed Networking Home Page for instructions, incentives and further details.
Practice your 3-minute “elevator speech” as you participate in a fast-paced, fun event meant to expose you to the excellent research on campus and inspire you to establish new, productive relationships. Researchers will share their topics in an accelerated fashion with a group of researchers sharing similar interests.
Interested attendees must R.S.V.P. to one of the following events. Seats are limited. Some preparation required—an inquiring mind and willingness to talk to others are a must! R.S.V.P. at ORP Registration Page
Organizational Studies explores ways in which institutions adapt to new demands, develop policies, and create
relationships. Researchers in this area explore how institutions function, the human interaction within organizations, how structures within organizations are changing, how they operate, and how organizations relate to each other.
Marcelo Azambuja: Supply chain management (e.g. Supply chain modeling); Lean construction implementation; Social network analysis
T.R. Carr: Healthcare policy, healthcare management issues; Education policy, education initiatives; Economic development (Region and Municipal)
Song Foh Chew: Social networks; Outpatient appointment scheduling; Queueing Theory
Xudong Fu: Mergers and acquisitions; Equity offerings; Various other corporate finance topics: governance, incentives, insider trading, etc.
Brian Henderson: Critiques of the rhetoric of "austerity" in state- and university-level decisionmaking practices; Pedagogical and material effects of neoliberal approaches to postsecondary education; Place-based pedagogy and rhetorics of sustainability
Sungho Kim: Inter-organization network and cooperative strategy; Organizational governance and corporate strategy; Organizational learning and adaptation
Lynn Maurer: Institutional/ higher education-URM/STEM disciplines; Advancement of graduate students, women and minorities; Policy making, legislative influence, informal norms
Joel Nadler: Stereotype bias (gender roles and sexual orientation) in performance appraisal and selection; Role congruity theory and perceptions of sexual harassment; Assessing diversity training and frame of reference training in reducing workplace bias
Mark Poepsel: Organizational change in news companies- with a focus on the clash between professional norms and organizational norms; Mutual shaping of technology in news organizations-how they are influenced by new information and communication technologies and how news organizations and institutions shape technology in return; Pedagogy or participatory journalism- with the dawn of the "networked society," people have unprecedented abilities when it comes to reporting what they see in the world around them. This is likely to change the roles of journalist who spend much of their professional time gathering information.
Zachary Schaefer: Ethnographic study exploring the daily processes of entrepreneurship; Case study examining the structural relationship between the field of mediation and the institution of law; The form, function, and effectiveness of organizational mediation
Jayme Swanke: Addiction and recovery studies; Child welfare; Teaching effectiveness in an online environment
George Watson: Organizational ethical behavior; Emergent paradigms in understanding human moral nature; Functional psychopathy in organizational ethical behavior