Academy of Management Meeting 2017

Posted: August 21, 2017

Several faculty and PhD students participated in the recent Academy of Management Annual Meetings in Atlanta, August 10-16.

Ji Youn (Rose) Kim received the CGIO Best Paper Award in International Corporate Governance from the International Management Division of the Academy.for her research: Xu, K., Kim, J., Withers, M. & Howard, M., "The evolution of board interlock network: A comparative study of U.S. and China."

Joe Labianca organized and led the Advanced Networks professional development workshop, Cutting-Edge Social Network Theoretical Work and ERGM with assistance from PhD student Courtney Hart and recent graduate Meredith Woehler (now at Vanderbilt University). 

Joe Labianca was also an organizer (with D. Obstfeld) and presenter at the AoM Showcase Symposium, “Networks at the Interface.” He was also an invited panelist on the professional development workshop, Building a Research Community: Advancing a Social Network Perspective in Human Resource Management.

Scott Soltis organized and led the professional development workshop, Building a Research Community: Advancing a Social Network Perspective in Human Resource Management.

Recent graduate Jesse Fagan (now at  U. of New Mexico) and Joe Labianca presented their research (with Andrew Shipilov, INSEAD), "How brokers think." 

Ajay Mehra presented his research (with F. Van den Born), "Bridging ties, Leadership, and Creativity: Novelty and Mastery of Convention in Jazz Bands."

Zhi Huang and PhD student Tejas Channagiri presented their research, "Imprints from CEOs' Early Observations and Subsequent Propensity to Acquire".

Dan Halgin organized and presented the Introduction to Social Network Analysis professional development workshop with Prasad Balkundi (Buffalo), Yong Kim (Michigan/HKUST) and Rich DeJordy (CSU Fresno).  Dan was also a panelist for the “Advancing a social network perspective in human resource management” workshop.