Monday, January 11, 2021

8:30 – 8:40 Welcome and Introduction
8:40 – 9:40 Plenary Research Session 1:

1. Bob Gibbons, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: From Chandler to Schein (via Kreps, Henderson, and Geertz): Governance of Shared Interpretation

2. Ann Swidler, University of California, Berkeley: Can We Develop Better (Multilevel, Differentiated) Concepts of Culture?

9:40 – 10:40 Concurrent Research Session 1:

Discussant: Amir Goldberg, Stanford University 

3. Andrea Freund, Stanford University: Well but Unwanted: The subtle backlash against prioritizing mental wellbeing at work 

4. Jamie Seoyeon Song, INSEAD: Going Beyond Conversational Partners: Entrepreneurs’ Framing and Audiences’ Support for Their Innovations in Online Platforms

5. Jeremy  Yip, Georgetown University: Worry at Work: How Organizational Culture Promotes Anxiety

6. Arianna Marchetti, London Business School: Taking Cultural Heterogeneity Seriously: The Distinct Forms of Cultural Distinctiveness

Concurrent Research Session 2: 

Discussant: Damon Phillips, Columbia University 

7. Constantinos Coutifaris, University of Pennsylvania: Chief Executive Golfer vs. Chief Executive Mountaineer: The Opposing Roles of CEO Hedonistic and Stimulating Hobbies in Organizational Culture and Performance

8. James Riley, Harvard University: A Bazaar Affair: Market Platforms for Contemporary Art Promise Efficiency but Reveal and Reinforce Hierarchy

9. Lillien Ellis, Cornell University: A Cultural Perspective on Idea Theft in Organizational Settings 

10. Jillian Grennan, Duke University: Communicating Culture Consistently: Evidence from Banks

Concurrent Research Session 3:

Discussant: Yang Bai, University of California, Berkeley

11. Jacob Levitt, University of Pennsylvania: How Should We Feel?: Emotion Culture Crafting and its Influence on Team Process and Viability 

12. Jackson Lu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Multicultural Diversity Stimulates Entrepreneurship: Evidence From Two Natural Experiments 

13. Vanessa Conzon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Managing “Disruption”: Flexibility, Relational Style, and Gender

14. Hana Shepherd, Rutgers University: Cultural Change in Groups: Group Structure and the Formation of Consensus in Norm Perception

10:40 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 11:50 Plenary Research Session 2:

15. Joel Brockner, Columbia University: Wise Interventions in Organizations 

16. Edgar Schein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Peter Schein, Organizational Culture and Leadership Institute; Daniel Denison, International Institute for Management Development: Thoughts about the Future of Research and Practice on Organization Culture: Keeping Our Humanity Front and Center

11:50 – 12:00 Closing

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

8:30 – 8:40 Welcome and Introduction
8:40 – 9:40 Plenary Research Session 3:

17. Jacob Foster, University of California, Los Angeles: Discourses of Death: Extracting the Semantic Structure of Lethal Violence with Machine Learning

18. Michele Lamont, Harvard University: Inclusion and Narratives of Hope after the American Dream

9:40 – 10:40 Concurrent Research Session 4:

Discussant: Michael Morris, Columbia University

19. Eftychia Stamkou, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and University of California, Berkeley: Aesthetic Revolution: Art as Culture and Catalyst for Social Change

20. Lara Yang, Stanford University: Language as a Window into the Mind: A Computational Perspective On Organizational Identification

21. Sapna Cheryan, University of Washington: Masculine Defaults: Identifying and Mitigating Hidden Cultural Biases

22. Özgecan Koçak, Emory University: Conflict in Organizations: A Cultural Perspective 

Concurrent Research Session 5:

Discussant: Olivia (Mandy) O’Neill, George Mason University 

23. Noah Askin, INSEAD: Live Forever or Slide Away? How Creative Assessments Age and Change 

24. Chad Hartnell,  Georgia State University: Do Patterns Matter?  An Examination of the Predictive Validity of Culture Configurations and Culture Dimensions on Narrow and Broad Unit Outcomes

25. Max Winkler, University of Zurich: Do Disasters Affect Adherence to Social Norms?

26. Paul Gouvard, USI Lugano: It takes two to tango: Firms’ cultural orientation and job seekers’ identity as antecedents of selection and hiring

Concurrent Research Session 6:

Discussant: Glenn Carroll, Stanford University 

27. Douglas Guilbeault, University of California, Berkeley: Promoting Shared Understanding Across Cultures: Comparing U.S. and Chinese Populations in an Online Language Game

28. Alexander Zentefis, Yale University: Corporate Culture as a Theory of the Firm

29. Francisco Brahm, London Business School: The mechanics of organizational culture

30. Jennifer Dannals, Dartmouth College: The role of hierarchical rank in social norm perception

10:40 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 11:50 Plenary Research Session 4:

31. Jennifer Chatman and Sameer Srivastava, University of California, Berkeley: Synthesis and Discussion 

11:50 – 12:00 Closing