Organizational Behavior Seminars

OB seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:15pm, unless otherwise indicated. Events for the 2015-16 academic year will be added here as they are scheduled.

Questions?

Contact our seminar organizers, Amir Goldberg or Kristin Laurin.

Meet the Speaker

Click the * link next to the seminar to view the schedule or email Miriam Torres for an appointment (Stanford GSB faculty only).

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Spring 2016SpeakerTitleTime/PlaceMeet the Speaker
April 6 Iddo Tavory
NYU 
Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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April 11 Olav Sorenson
Yale School of Management (Distinguished Visiting Scholar)  
Do startups create good jobs? joint with M. Diane Burton, and Michael S. Dahl 12:00 - 1:15 PM
W332 
April 13 Nicholas Epley
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 
Perspective Mistaking:  Accurately understanding the mind of another requires getting perspective, not taking perspective (Abstract 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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April 20 Ethan Bernstein
Harvard Business School  
Seeing Where You Stand: From Performance Feedback to Performance Transparency joint with Shelley Xin Li 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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April 25 Zoe Kinias
INSEAD 
Facilitating Women's Success in Business: Interrupting the Process of Stereotype Threat through Affirmation of Personal Values joint with Jessica Sim  12:00-1:15 PM
E102
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April 27 Michele Gelfand
University of Maryland, College Park  
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Strength of Social Norms Across Cultures (Abstract/Bio 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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May 11 Steve Blader
NYU 
Status and its functions: Implications for social regulation, the self-concept, and subjective well-being (abstract 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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May 16 Solene Delecourt
Stanford GSB 
12:00 - 1:15 PM
W332 
May 18 Alexandra Kalev
Tel Aviv University  
12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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May 25 Jared Curhan
MIT 
12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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June 1 2nd-year talks 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
Winter 2016SpeakerTitleTime/PlaceMeet the Speaker
January 13 Juliana Schroeder
UC Berkeley 
The Sound of Intellect: Speech Reveals a Thoughtful Mind 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
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January 20 Alexandra Killewald
Harvard University  
New Evidence against a Causal Marriage Wage Premium 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
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January 27 Wilhelm Hofmann
University of Cologne 
On Integrating the Components of Self-Control (Abstract 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
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February 3 Daniel Malter 
Harvard Business School 
Status hierarchies and competition 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
February 10 Martie Haselton
UCLA 
How do women change across the ovulatory cycle? Controversies, implications, and lingering mysteries (Abstract) 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
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February 17 Chris Marquis
Cornell University  
Speaking of Corporate Social Responsibility (Abstract 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
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February 24 John Hollenbeck
Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University  
Multiteam System and Large Scale Collaborative Science: The Impact of Informal Ties on Performance (Abstract 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
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March 2 Claudine Gartenberg
NYU Stern  
Pay Harmony? Performance Compensation and Peer Comparison in Multi-business Firms 12:00-1:15 PM
E247  
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March 9 Jennifer Berdahl
Sauder School of Business  
Gender Credentials at Work: From Persecution to Promotion and Forms of Protection 12:00-1:15 PM
E247 
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Fall 2015SpeakerTitleTime/PlaceMeet the Speaker
September 23 Taylor Philips 
Stanford Graduate School of Business  
I Ain't No Fortunate One: Motivated Processes and the Psychology of Privilege 12:10-1:25 PM
E247
September 30 Rembrand Koning
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Network dynamics and idea based performance advantages: Experimental results from an entrepreneurship bootcamp (Abstract 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
October 7 Demetrius Lewis
Stanford Graduate School of Business  
Network Imprinting and the Variance of Venture Capital Firm Outcomes 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
October 14 Erin Metz-McDonnell 
Notre Dame University  
Patchwork Leviathan: Interstitial Bureaucracy and Statecraft in the Global South 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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October 21 James Katz
Stanford Graduate School of Business  

Scott Ganz
Stanford Graduate School of Business  
Coinsurance Decision-making Under Risk



What You Don't Know Can't Hurt You: A Model of politics and organizational learning

12:00-1:15 PM
E247

12:00 - 1:15 PM
W332 

October 28 András Tilcsik
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto 
Whitened Résumés: Race and Self-Presentation in the Labor Market 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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November 4 Katy DeCelles
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto 

Beyond the Bars: How Impurities of Prison Work affect Work-Home Boundaries and their Implications for Worker Wellbeing

12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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November 11 Lauren Rivera
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University  
Class Advantage, Commitment Penalty: The Interplay of Social Class and Gender in an Elite Labor Market 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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November 18 Jessica Kennedy
Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University 
Holding People Responsible for Ethical Violations: The Surprising Benefits of Accusing Others 12:00-1:15 PM
E247
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