Welcome to CARMA’s
Southern Management Association (SMA)
Affiliate Program

About CARMA Affiliate Programs

CARMA Affiliate Programs are a set of free programs offered in partnership with professional associations and groups from fields of management. Their focus is educating faculty and graduate students on discipline appropriate research methods. These programs allow access to resources already developed by CARMA, as well as new events developed for and in partnership with CARMA Affiliates. Our affiliate programs last from the date of purchase until August 31st, 2022.

About Southern Management Association

The Southern Management Association (SMA) is a domestic affiliate of the Academy of Management. Its primary mission is to advance the research, teaching, learning, and practice of management. SMA membership consists of over 1,000 management professors, doctoral students, and professionals representing more than 200 colleges, universities, and business firms in 43 states and several foreign countries.

CARMA-SMA Affiliate Program Benefits

  • Introductory Research Methods and Analysis Webcast Lectures Access

CARMA’s Introductory Research Methods and Analysis Webcast Lectures are a set of  of 25 recorded presentations from the CARMA Video Library.  They have been selected so as to result in content roughly comparable to that covered in a graduate level introductory level research methods course that would be offered in organizational and social sciences.  Each one-hour Introductory Webcast Lecture is accompanied by its Powerpoint slides, and also an on-line assessment is available for those participating in CARMA’s Research Methods and Education Program.  Presenters include nationally recognized scholars, many of whom are former editors and editorial board members as well as research methods award winners. Examples of topics in the Introductory Webcast Lectures include inductive research, hypothesis testing, survey research and scale development, regression analysis, multi-level methods, ethnography, publishing qualitative research, and meta-analysis.

The full set of Introductory Webcast Lectures include:

Title Presenter(s) Date
Theoretical Specification and Methodological Rigor: Matching Theory and Methods Dr. Michael Hitt Spring 2012
Inductive Research Approaches Dr. Paul Spector Fall 2015
Power Analysis for Traditional and Modern Hypothesis Tests Dr. Kevin Murphy Spring 2006
Non-Responses to Organizational Surveys Dr. Steven Rogelberg Fall 2006
Relative Importance of Predictors with Regression Models Dr. James LeBreton Fall 2007

Title Presenter(s) Date
Practical Issues in Developing a Measure Dr. Fred Oswald Fall 2011
The Promise and Perils of Wearable Sensors in Organizational Research Dr. John Hollenbeck Spring 2015
Measures of Agreement for Group Level Research Dr. James LeBreton Spring 2005
Developments and Resources for Relative Importance Analysis Dr. Scott Tonidandel Fall 2013
Estimating Interaction Effects Using Multiple Regression Dr. Herman Aguinis Fall 2004
Regression Models for Limited Range Dependent Variables Dr. David Harrison Fall 2006
Mediation Analysis Dr. David MacKinnon Fall 2009
Hierarchical Linear Modeling Dr. David Hofmann Spring 2005
Multi-Level Organizational Research: Where We’ve Been, and Where are We Heading Dr. Gilad Chen Fall 2013
Contributing to Applied Psychology with Laboratory Research Dr. John Hollenbeck Spring 2006
Lab vs Field OB: Do Findings Converge? Dr. Jason A. Colquitt Fall 2014
Emerging Questions in Longitudinal Research Dr. Robert Ployhart Spring 2014
Cross Cultural Research Methods Dr. Mark Peterson Spring 2011
Crafting Qualitative Organizational Research Dr. Ann Cunliff Fall 2012
Qualitative Rigor in Inductive Organizational Research Dr. Kevin G. Corley Fall 2013
More Tales of the Field: Ethnography Then and Now Dr.  John Van Maanen Spring 2012
Publishing Criteria for Qualitative Research Dr. Mike Pratt Spring 2008
Tips and Traps for Publishing Qualitative Research: An Editor’s Perspective Dr. Tima Bansal Spring 2013
Statistical and Methodological Myths and Urban Legend Dr. Robert Vandenberg Spring 2013
Total Recall: Should Meta-Analyses Have Expiration Dates Dr. Hannah Rothstein Spring 2014

  • CARMA’s Classic Webcast Lectures

CARMA’s Classic Webcast Lectures are selected from the 200+ recordings from the CARMA Video Library. They are made available to CARMA Affiliate members for free on-demand access on a rotating monthly basis. Classic Webcast Lectures are selected based on the broad appeal of their topics and their high potential to impact organizational researchers.  To access CARMA’s Classic Webcast Lectures, join one of CARMA’s Affiliate Programs today.

List of  the Recordings:

December 2021: “Content Analysis for Macro Research by Dr. Rhonda Reger”

November 2021: “Quantifying Content Validity by Dr. Jason Colquitt”

October 2021:  “Best-Practice Recommendations for Producers, Evaluators, and Users of Methodological Literature Reviews by Dr. Herman Aguinis”

  • CARMA-SMA Affiliate Program Collection and Live Events

In addition to the existing program benefits described above, CARMA will collaborate with SMA to deliver recordings and live events to CARMA-SMA Affiliate Members of special importance to SMA members. Types of events will include workshop lectures, panel sessions, and half-day workshops. Presenters will include members of the SMA community as well as existing CARMA contributors. Recorded events will be included in the CARMA-SMA Affiliate Collection on a monthly rotating basis. Access through CARMA Video Library or CARMA YouTube Channel is available. Special content available to CARMA-SMA Affiliate members include:

    • Webcast lecture by Dr. Lisa Lambert, Storytelling through Statistics, Spring 2018 (available in Video Library)
    • Live access to CARMA’s fifth webcast lecture by Dr. Janaki Gooty, University of North Carolina Charlotte – Multilevel and Meta-Analysis; December 3, 2022, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EDT.
    • 2021 SMA-CARMA Research Methods Workshop (available in CARMA YouTube Channel)
  • CARMA Live Online Short Courses (affiliate members receive 25% discount)

Each CARMA short course is typically 20 hours long based on a research method or data analysis topic. CARMA Short Courses place an emphasis on hands-on experience and on the application of the methodology aimed at skills development through equal amount of lecture and lab-time. Instructors are leading methodological scholars recognized within the organizational studies and management areas as experts on their topics. Several are current or past editors of leading organizational journals. A list of CARMA Short Courses includes introductory and advanced training on quantitative and qualitative topics, including content that might not be readily available at your institution. In addition, our short courses provide students and faculty with the opportunity to network with leading scholars and other students/faculty in their areas of interest. More than 1,200 faculty and students from universities throughout the world have attended CARMA Short Courses since the summer of 2004. Past locations of these courses include Virginia and Michigan in the United States, as well as Canada, Peru, Brazil, Australia, India, The Netherlands, Singapore, Germany, United Kingdom, Israel, and China. For a schedule of upcoming Live Online Short Courses, please click the “Upcoming Short Courses” link below.

To Join the CARMA-SMA Affiliate Program and Access Content 

  • Login as a CARMA Website User. (If you are not a Website User, please sign-up as a Website User.)
  • Once you login, in the middle of the User Area, you will see an option to “Register for Special Collections”.
  • Select the collection “CARMA-SMA Affiliate Program”.
  • Enter the discount code “SMAAFF2122” and then Checkout
  • CARMA recordings can be accessed through the Affiliate Program link under “Special Collections” section.
  • CARMA live events can be accessed through the Zoom link in “Active Meetings” title under “CARMA Live Events Information” section.

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