Summer Workshop: Summer Workshop for a New Political Economy, at UC Berkeley

The Network for a New Political Economy at UC Berkeley is hosting a week-long summer workshop for early career sociologists (Phd degree date 2012 or later) to gather, share their work, and think through what political-economy might look like in contemporary sociology. We are hoping to attract those who already work in what they think of as political-economy as well as those who hope to connect their work in related areas. 

The workshop will take place between June 18-June 24th, 2023 at UC Berkeley and $4,000 will be given to cover expenses while at the workshop. 

Application Due Date:  March 1, 2023


The application website can be found here: https://forms.gle/sA3bxV5A3NG1hxGM8.

Announcement: Gender, Professions, and Organizations Writing Workshop (SWS 2023 Winter Meeting)

Register now for the 21st semi-annual Gender, Professions, and Organizations writing workshop at the SWS winter conference (Thurs, Jan 5th) by e-mailing Sharla Alegria (sharla.alegria@utoronto.ca

The 21st semi-annual Gender, Professions, and Organizations Writing Workshop is back to its in-person format from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 12, 2023 – the day of pre-conference activities for the Sociologists for Women in Society Winter Meeting in New Orleans. Originally a workgroup of sociologists studying gender and academic careers, scientific organizations, and organizational transformations to promote gender equality, the workshop has grown to now include scholars of gender, professions, and organizations more broadly. Our aims are to learn about the range of work of attendees, facilitate collaboration, build community across career stages, and MOST IMPORTANTLY to dedicate time for writing. This is an opportunity to write, network, and collaborate. We encourage new and returning participants. If you’ve never come, welcome, and if you have, welcome back! 

As a group, we will discuss our current research projects. This exercise provides useful information to explore potential collaborations throughout the day. There will be designated blocks of independent, quiet writing time. You may use this time any way you wish: brainstorm a new paper, put finishing touches on a manuscript, work with collaborators, or analyze data. There will be separate, designated spaces for conversations around research and collaboration.

The full-day workshop is organized as two standalone sessions, each with time for introductions and time for writing. We will take a lunch break in between the two sessions at a nearby restaurant. At the end of the day, we come together for a discussion of what we have accomplished and our future plans. Participants are welcome to join for the morning, afternoon, or both. We will make a reservation for lunch (self-paid) for all who wish to join.

Anyone attending SWS is welcome to join the workshop. The workshop begins early on the 12th, so we recommend arriving in New Orleans on the 11th. Send an email to Sharla Alegria (sharla.alegria@utoronto.ca) by January 5th  to register. 

Your SWS meeting fee will cover the room cost for the workshop. Participants should bring their own laptop computers (and maybe an extension cord) and snacks to share, as we do not have extra funding.

 Best,

Sharla Alegria (Assistant Professor, University of Toronto)

Melissa Abad (Senior Research Scholar, Stanford VMWare Women’s Leadership Lab)

Ethel Mickey (Assistant Professor, California State University, San Bernardino)

Firuzeh Shokooh Valle (Assistant Professor of Sociology, Franklin and Marshall College)

Former organizers: Rodica Lisnic, Elizabeta Shifrin, Kathrin Zippel, Laura Kramer, Christina Falci, Laura Hirshfield, Julia McQuillan, and Enobong Hannah (Anna) Branch, Laura Kramer, Shauna Morimoto

Call for Applications: CASBS Summer Institute on Organizations and their Effectiveness

Since 2016, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford has run a two-week summer “boot camp” for young faculty in sociology, economics, law, management, and political science with the aim of getting organizations researchers out of their disciplinary and methodological silos. During the pandemic, we have met online, but we are now preparing for an in-person workshop for July 2023. The institute brings together young faculty and postdoctoral fellows from across the world to learn from notable faculty and each other, through lectures, hacks, discussion, and walks. Led by Bob Gibbons (MIT Sloan and Economics) and Woody Powell (Stanford Education and Sociology, currently director of CASBS), they are joined by “guest chefs” from many disciplines. Recent visitors to the workshop have included Kate Kellogg, Dan Carpenter, Hahrie Han, Jenna Bednar, Scott Page, Adam Reich, Marianne Bertrand, Rebecca Henderson, and Jerry Davis. Participants describe the experience as transformational, and an exceptional way to build an inter-disciplinary organizations committee.

We are now taking applications for Summer 2023. For more information about applying, please go to:
Call for Applications 2023

Call for Applications 2023Fellowship Opportunity Applications due December 12, 2022 Application portal can be accessed at https://applycasbs.stanford.edu/summerapplication/ Summer Institute for Behavioral and Social Scientists Organizations and Their Effectiveness July 16 through July 29, 2023 Directors Robert Gibbons (rgibbons@mit.edu), economics and management, MIT Woody Powell (woodyp@stanford.edu),View this on Stanford >

Call for Participants: AOM Symposium: Changing Landscapes: Gender Inequality and Remediation in Labor Markets and Organizations

Greetings! We invite you to attend our Academy of Management Symposium titled, “Changing Landscapes: Gender Inequality and Remediation in Labor Markets and Organizations.” The session is a live, synchronous, and virtual session taking place on July 31 2021 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. EST (New York Time) (UTC-4). We are pleased that this symposium was a finalist for “Best Symposium” for the CAR Division for AOM.

Symposium Overview

Although there has been progress in understanding some aspects of gender inequality, the hiring process and its contributions to gender inequality in labor markets and organizations remains unclear, leaving knowledge of the potential solutions for gender inequality incomplete (Petersen and Saporta, 2004). This symposium brings together four papers that deepen our understanding of inequality by focusing on changes in labor markets and organizations. A paper by Burbano, Padilla, and Meier examines an important but overlooked job characteristic—gendered differences in preferences for meaning at work —that may in part explain occupational segregation by gender—and are more pronounced in national contexts with greater levels of education and economic development. In another paper, Sterling, Gilmartin, and Sheppard suggest that informing employer’s beliefs about men’s and women’s abilities—instead of improving women’s self-beliefs about abilities—could be the pathway by which the gender pay gap lessens. Wang examines how laws in the U.S. (i.e. salary history bans) that address a specific juncture in the wage-setting process—initial salary offers prior to the negotiation stage—can reduce historic inequalities by disrupting path dependencies in wages. And finally, a paper by Zhang investigates how technological change such as e-commerce adoption by retail companies, may improve racial and gender equality in hiring and promotions.

Symposium Presenters

Matthew Bidwell, University of Pennsylvania, Discussant 
Vanessa Burbano, Columbia University, Presenter
Adina Sterling, Stanford University, Presenter, Co-Organizer
Shiya Wang, Stanford University, Presenter, Co-Organizer
Letian Zhang, Harvard University, Presenter

Additional Paper Authors

Shannon Gilmartin, Stanford
Stephan Meier, Columbia University
Nicolas Padilla, London Business School
Sheri Sheppard, Stanford University

Call for Participants: AOM Professional Development Workshop Filling the Void: Researching Our Latinx Experience

Dear OOW friends,   

You are invited to participate in the AOM PDW Filling the Void: Researching Our Latinx Experience (session 1190). 

Managerial research that addresses the complex and contextual nature of the Latinx workforce in the USA is almost non-existent. Yet, Latinx-identified people compose the largest minority group in the USA. This PDW will engage Latinx and allies in conversation to voice our concerns, begin a discussion, and set in motion a research agenda that acknowledges and accurately depicts the Latinx experience within contemporary organizations.  

Tuesday August 3rd, 2021, 7:30 am – 9:00 pm (PDT)  

The PDW will be conducted as a live session. 

We look forward to seeing you on August 3rd

Carlos J. Alsua – University of Arizona 

Monica Gavino – San Jose State University  

Carlos Gonzalez – Cal Poly Pomona 

Patricia Martinez de Sanchez – Loyola Marymount University 

Desiree Pacheco – IESE Business School 

Florencio F. Portocarrero – University of California Irvine 

Call for Participants: AOM Workshop on Occupations/Professions in Organizations:

Greetings! We invite you to participate in our Academy of Management Workshop on “Examining the Intersection of Occupations and Professions in Organizations” (session 87), scheduled for Friday, July 30th from 10am-12pm EDT

This workshop seeks to explore new directions in research at the intersection of occupations and professions in organizations by bringing together leading scholars with participants. These scholars will include:

  • Ruthanne Huising (EM-Lyon, Senior Editor at Organization Science)
  • Andrew Nelson (University of Oregon, Associate Editor at Academy of Management Journal)
  • Amit Nigam (City, University of London, Co-Editor of Strategic Organization and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Leader)

Workshop participants will have the opportunity to ask questions after each panelist’s presentation as well as participate in an extended discussion at the end of all the presentations. 

In addition, we have also planned for an interactive Social Hour right after the event (from 12pm-1pm EDT), which will feature Zoom breakout discussions in small groups. We will provide the Zoom link to this social event on the PDW landing page. On the landing page, we will also offer participants an invite to the standing Slack workspace associated with this workshop, which has been a vibrant, valuable community for over 50 scholars in this area for nearly a year.

We hope you can join us for this PDW and look forward to your participation. 

Warm regards,

Workshop Co-organizers 

Matt Beane (UC Santa Barbara)

Curtis Chan (Boston College)

Julia DiBenigno (Yale University)

Arvind Karunakaran (McGill University)

Call for Participants: AOM Professional Development Workshop “Teaching Employee Share Ownership and Equity Compensation”

Academy of Management Professional Development Workshop “Teaching Employee Share Ownership and Equity Compensation”
July 31, 2021 

Dear Colleague,

We invite you to join us for an interactive live synchronous Professional Development Workshop “Teaching Employee Share Ownership and Equity Compensation” (11921) on Saturday, July 31, at 10:45 a.m. eastern at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

This PDW will explore ways to teach about employee share ownership in a wide variety of business school and management courses. Research shows that sharing equity and profits with employees can improve company performance while benefiting employees.  Despite its importance and its impact in the workplace, however, the topic is largely overlooked in the classroom. Please join this live synchronous workshop, which will include opportunities for dialogue and small group discussion. Attendees will take away new ideas for integrating teaching about employee ownership into courses that they already teach.  Presenters will share their recommendations for company case studies, videos, and a new source for guest speakers for classes.

Chair: Joseph Blasi, Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations

Moderator: Adria Scharf, Rutgers University 

Presenters:

  • Daphne Berry, University of Hartford
  • Edward Carberry, University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Trevor Daniel Young-Hyman, University of Pittsburgh
  • Saehee Kang, Florida State University
  • Jegoo Lee, University of Rhode Island

Find details here: https://2021.aom.org/meetings/virtual/hzePYHXqTKaHExYFP?fbclid=IwAR1wp3krq9-GO36fzeYfXRRAGG1jQRjkJj_-0vwxT5O8GyDD5Ta-C0q5Z48

Joseph Blasi
Adria Scharf 

Call for Nominations: 2021 OMT Junior Faculty Consortium

2021 OMT Junior Faculty Consortium

Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Deadline extended to June 1

Submit your application via this link

Questions? Contact the organizers: Marya Besharov and Paul Tracey

The Organization and Management Theory Division is hosting a 100% virtual Junior Faculty Consortium this year. If you hold a faculty position as an Assistant Professor or comparable rank and your research focuses on OMT related topics, this consortium is for you!

The consortium will provide an intimate forum for interacting with senior colleagues and peers about how to prosper in your academic career. It will include a combination of feedback sessions, panels, and facilitated discussions focused on three key topics: 1) developing your research for publication with the help of seasoned scholars in your area; 2) strategies for impact and growth as a researcher and teacher; and 3) navigating the early years of building a successful faculty career in diverse institutional settings. We will also explore the implications that the COVID-19 pandemic may have for all of these issues.

This year’s faculty mentors offer diverse scholarly and geographic perspectives. Many have been editors for leading journals and won research and teaching awards. The roster includes:

  • Roxana Barbulescu, HEC Paris
  • Daniel Beunza, City University of London
  • Erica Salvaj Carrera, Universidad del Desarrollo
  • Tiziana Casciaro, University of Toronto
  • Chad Carlos, Brigham Young University
  • Tina Dacin, Queens University
  • Giuseppe Delmestri, University of Vienna
  • Gina Dokko, UC Davis
  • Rodolphe Durand, HEC Paris
  • Dror Etzion, McGill University
  • Vibha Gaba, INSEAD
  • Daniel Geiger, Hamburg University
  • Andrew Hoffman, University of Michigan
  • Rachida Justo, IE Business School
  • Mukti Khaire, Cornell University
  • Tom Lawrence, University of Oxford
  • Brandon Lee, University of Melbourne
  • Siobhan O’Mahony, Boston University
  • Sun Hyun Park, Seoul National University
  • Trish Reay, University of Alberta
  • Chris Rider, University of Michigan
  • Lori Rosenkopf, University of Pennsylvania
  • Marvin Washington, University of Alberta
  • Klaus Weber, Northwestern University
  • Ian Williamson, UC Irvine
  • Jeff York, University of Colorado
  • Meng Zhao, NTU Singapore
  • Charlene Zietsma, Penn State University

Applications are due by June 1 and require submission of the following information via this link:

  1. Your name, email address, title, institutional affiliation
  2. Your curriculum vitae
  3. An extended abstract of a working paper on which you wish to receive feedback (5 pages maximum)
  4. An indication of three faculty mentors who are of most interest to you

ASA Webinar: Community Engaged Research for Impact

Community Engaged Research for Impact Webinar

May 19, 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific. 

What is community engaged research? How can researchers successfully engage with communities? How can community-researcher partnerships be sustainable and impactful? Join us for this webinar, which will address these questions and more. Panelists include representatives from community organizations and the sociologists they partner with. After an introduction to their projects, panelists will engage in a moderated dialogue about what has made their partnerships sustainable and impactful, followed by Q&A from the audience. This free webinar is co-sponsored by the ASA Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology and ASA’s Sociology Action Network (SAN). Closed captioning will be provided. Register here.

PANELISTS

A New Vision for Health Care: Centering the Leadership and Expertise of Immigrants to Address Social and Structural Barriers to Health in Fort Morgan, Colorado

Karen Albright, PhD, MSW
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver-Seattle Center of Innovation

Maria de Jesus Diaz-Perez, PhD
Center for Improving Value in Health Care

Joe Sammen, MPH
Center for Health Progress

Traveling Mercies on the Road to Health: Journey-Mapping After Acute Care

April Dixon
Immanuel Community Church-Omaha NE

Laura L Heinemann, PhD
Creighton University

LaShaune P. Johnson, PhD
Creighton University
Creighton University at Highlander

Message from the Chair / Virtual Event: Recording of Broadening our Approaches to Studying Race and Racism in OOW

Dear OOW community,

We had a wonderful, thought provoking, event revolving around broadening the conversation about race in research on OOW, with Victor Ray (University of Iowa U.S.A) interviewing Stella Nkomo (The University of Pretoria in South Africa) and Bobby Banerjee (Cass Business School, UK) on the foundational nature of race in organizations, and a paper presentation panel, with cutting-edge research from LaTonya Trotter (on Racialized Exclusion in the Health Care Profession), James Jones (on Racism in the Halls of Power) and Oneya Okuwobi (on The Hidden Costs of Diversity Initiatives). 

Here is the link to the recording: https://youtu.be/BMzfKr9z0aA

Thank you!

Alexandra