2018 Madrid Work and Organizations Workshop



Thursday, May 10, 2018

14:00-14:45 Registration and Welcome Buffett

14:45-15:00 Opening

15:00-16:00 Keynote Presentation

Chris Rider (Georgetown University). Moving Out to Move Up: How Entrepreneurship Can Facilitate Status Attainment.

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:15 Paper Session 1. Social Comparison

Maud Pindard-Lejarraga & José Lejarraga (IE Business School). Experience-based vs. description-based heuristics and entrepreneurial performance expectations

Oscar F. Contreras & Giorgio Zanarone (CUNEF). Managing Social Comparison Costs in Organizations

Mª Inmaculada Macias-Alonso (IE Business School). Gender Differences in Evaluation Under Meritocracy Beliefs

Sumeet Malik & Kriti Jain (IE Business School). Devil is in the creativity? Creativity and unethical behavior: an institutional perspective


Friday, May 11, 2018

9:30-10:30 Keynote Presentation

Ming Leung (UC Berkeley). Job Seeking as Self-Presentation: The Relational Versus Transactional Dimensions of Hiring

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break


Irene Campos-Garcia, Fernando Muñoz-Bullon, Maria J. Sanchez-Bueno & Jose Angel Zuñiga-Vicente (U. Carlos III). International Business Strategy and Employee Downsizing

11:15-12:15 Keynote Presentation

Jeff Pfeffer (Stanford University). Dying for a Paycheck (videoconference)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Paper Session 2. Strategic Human Capital 

Gage Tang (IESE Business School). Engaging the crowd on service platform: Job design and communication  

Pablo de Pedraza (Competence Centre on Composite Indicators and Scoreboards (COIN), DG Joint Research Centre -EC), Stefano Visintin (U. Camilo José Cela), Kea Tijdens (U. of Amsterdam), & Gábor Kismihók (Technische Informationsbibliothek). Survey vs scraped data: comparing time series properties of web and survey vacancy data  

Paula Apascariteri & Marta Elvira (IESE Business School). Gender differences in on-the-job search

15:00-15:15 Break  

15:15-17:00 Paper Session 3. Strategic Human Capital

Caterina Moschieri (IE Business School), Enzo Peruffo (Luiss University), & Marta Elvira (IESE Business School). Do divestitures impact board diversity? The evolution of boards’ gender composition in divesting firms  

Roxana Barbulescu (HEC) & Rocio Bonet (IE Business School). Outrunning the past? Prior employer status and job matching in the MBA labor market  

Rob Langan (IE Business School). Interim CEOs and TMT Turnover