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Organizational Behaviour

Seminar: Sunny Kim, Northwestern University

Tue, 2014-03-25 13:30 - 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

The Moral Credentials of Organizational Diversity

Sunny Kim
Northwestern University

Date: March 25, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room 245

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Seminar: Daisy Chung, Stanford University

Thu, 2014-03-27 13:30 - 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Between Social Cause and Industrial Commodity: How Commercial Actors Gain Legitimacy from Movement Challenge

Daisy Chung
Stanford University

Date: March 27, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Room 245

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Mattel to Buy Mega Bloks

Fri, 2014-02-28 14:34

Mattel has made a friendly takeover offer for Montreal-based toy maker Mega Brands Inc., which has the world’s No. 2 line of construction sets after Lego. Desautels Executive in Residence Melissa Sonberg comments on the takeover.  

Watch full interview: Global Montreal, February 28, 2014 

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Religious Communities Keep Companies from Sinning

Tue, 2014-02-11 15:24

Here’s a stock tip you’re unlikely to hear from your broker: For a safe bet, invest in firms with headquarters in cities and regions where residents go to church.

... A long-term study of senior managers and high-ranking professionals who worked a shorter work-week found few differences in their career outcomes compared to those of their colleagues who went back to full-time work.

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Cross-border Business Teams and the Entertainment Arena

Wed, 2014-01-29 10:16

More and more companies are abandoning traditional organisational structures and creating cross-border teams of people who live and work thousands of miles apart.

But there’s a catch. Nancy J Adler, the S Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University in Montreal, puts it like this: “Interconnectedness through modern technology has deluded many people. There is the false assumption that just because we can reach anyone in the world so easily through e-mail or Skype, we are therefore all the same.”

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"Unmasking the Conflicting Trends in Job Tenure by Gender in the United States, 1983-2010," American Sociological Review.

Tue, 2013-12-03 13:38

Authors: Hollister, Matissa N.; Kristin E. Smith

Publication: American Sociological Review (Forthcoming)

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Success Is What You Make It

Wed, 2013-11-20 09:51

What is success and how do you measure it? The experiences of a diversegroup of workers show how – and how much – they managed to balance career success with family responsibilities. Those who managed to strike the balance defined success on their own terms, had a strong sense of self and wereprepared to make trade-offs.

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"Effects of Social and Temporal Distance on Evaluation of Corporate Ambivalent Behavior," Social Behavior and Personality

Fri, 2013-09-06 12:16

Authors: Chung, Sunghun; Park, Jooyoung

Publication: Social Behavior and Personality, 2013

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"Constructing Consequences for Noncompliance: The Case of Academic Laboratories," Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Thu, 2013-08-15 09:30

Authors: Huising, Ruthanne; Silbey, Susan S.

Publication: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, September 2013

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"Reinventing Retirement: New Pathways, New Arrangements, New Meanings," Human Relations

Thu, 2013-05-16 15:11

Authors: Sargent, Leisa; Lee, Mary Dean; Martin, Bill; Zikic, Jelena

Publication: Human Relations, January 2013

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