Webcast Lectures 2021-2022

Dr. Herman Aguinis, George Washington University

Research Methods Reviews

Oct. 1, 2021

Bio

Dr. Herman Aguinis is the Avram Tucker Distinguished Scholar, professor of management, and chairperson of the Department of Management at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB). He is ranked among the top 100 most influential researchers in Economics and Business in the world and received the Michael R. Losey Excellence in Human Resource Research Award for lifetime achievement in human resource research that makes contributions to practice. Also, he has been elected for the presidency track of the Academy of Management, the world’s largest and most prestigious association for management educators and scholars, and is currently serving as President Elect. Prior to joining GWSB, he was the John F. Mee Chair of Management and the Founding and Managing Director of the Institute for Global Organizational Effectiveness in the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. In addition, he has been a visiting scholar at universities in the People’s Republic of China (Beijing and Hong Kong), Malaysia, Singapore, Argentina, France, Spain, Puerto Rico, Australia, and South Africa.

His research addresses the acquisition and deployment of talent in organizations and organizational research methods. Recent projects address star performance, corporate social responsibility and business sustainability, domestic and international workforce diversity, leadership, staffing, training and development, performance management, and innovative methodological approaches. His professional and life agenda is to have an impact on the academic community, but also on society at large.

Dr. Aguinis teaches courses at the MBA, executive, and PhD levels in the areas of organizational behavior, human resource management, and research methods and analysis such as international management, foundations of management, global organizational effectiveness, performance management, statistics, and research methods. In addition to his academic activities, Dr. Aguinis has consulted with organizations in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America including the United Nations, AT&T, the City of San Francisco Police Department, Kronos, Accenture, and Sears Holdings Corp., among others. He was appointed by the U.S. Department of State to serve a five-year term on the Board of Examiners for the United States Foreign Service and has provided expert testimony and written briefs for several high-profile court cases (including the U.S. Supreme Court). His research has been featured by numerous media outlets in the U.S. and abroad including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Forbes, Business Week, National Public Radio, USA Today, The Seattle Times, The Chicago Tribune, HR Magazine, Univision, Mujer Actual (Spain), and La Nación (Argentina), among others.

Dr. Samantha Anderson, Arizona State University

Power Analysis with Regression Models

Oct. 15, 2021

Bio

Samantha F. Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University, focusing on Quantitative Methods. Broadly speaking, her research investigates questions pertaining to research design and meta-science, with a focus on developing approaches that are both rigorous and practical. More specifically, her work centers on the following themes: sample size planning for high statistical power, methods for addressing replication, the impact of multiplicity on Type I error rates and power, and missing data in causal inference.

In an effort to make her work accessible and user-friendly, she has co-developed open-source software for conducting sample size planning, available at https://designingexperiments.com/shiny-r-web-apps/ under the heading “Bias and Uncertainty Corrected Sample Size for Power”.

Dr. Timothy Pollock, The University of Tennessee

Writing about Methods and Results

Oct. 29, 2021

Bio

Tim is the Haslam Chair in Business and Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Management Department of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville Haslam College of Business. Prior to joining Haslam he held faculty positions at Penn State University, the University of Maryland and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Broadly defined, his research focuses on the social construction of value in uncertain and ambiguous circumstances, particularly the contexts of corporate governance, executive compensation and entrepreneurial market environments, with a focus on the initial public offerings (IPO) market. He considers how social and political factors such as reputation, celebrity, social capital, impression management activities, media accounts, and the power of different actors influence IPO firm performance, survival, alliance formation activities, and executive recruitment and compensation. He is also interested in how entrepreneurs’ experiences and organizational resource endowments influence their strategic decision making.

His research has won the 1997 INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, the 2000 Lou Pondy Award from the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management, the 2009 IDEA Thought Leader Award from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management for the best recent entrepreneurship research, the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation Best Published Paper Award for 2010, and the 2013 Bright Idea Award from Seton Hall University and the New Jersey Policy Research Organization. It has also been selected as a finalist for the 2010Academy of Management Journal Best Paper Award. He has published articles inAdministrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Human Communication Research, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Organizational Dynamics, Academy of Management Executive, British Journal of Management and Corporate Reputation Review.

Tim served as Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Journal from 2010-2013, and is a member, or has been a member, of the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing, Organization Science and Strategic Organization. He received outstanding reviewer awards for his reviewing activities from the Academy of Management Journal in 2004 and 2010 and from the Journal of Business Venturing in 2010. He also co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Reputation, published by Oxford University Press and Corporate Reputation: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management, published by Taylor and Francis. I served a four-year term on the Executive Committee of the Organization Science division of INFORMS from 2006-2010, and served as Representative-at-Large on the Executive Committee of the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management from 2006-2009. I am also an International Research Fellow of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation.

At Haslam Tim teaches an undergraduate elective on managing start-ups and doctoral seminars on organization theory and academic writing. He has previously taught courses on strategy at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA and doctoral levels, and on power and influence in full-time and executive MBA programs. In 2002 he won the Mabel C. Chipman Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business, and in 2000 he was named one of the Top Five MBA professors by the Wisconsin MBA Graduate Students Association.

Dr. Lillian Eby, University of Georgia

Funding at NIH: Topics, Processes, Research Methods

Nov. 12, 2021

Bio

Dr. Lillian Eby, Professor of Psychology, is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist at the University of Georgia. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Academy of Management. Her research interests center on relationships at work, factors that predict individual career success, worker well-being, and the intersection of work and family life. She has had extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health for the last decade and has published over 125 peer-reviewed journal articles and this work appears in scholarly outlets such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, among others. Dr. Eby has also co-edited three books, one on mentoring in organizational, educational, and community settings (Allen & Eby, Blackwell Press), one on the effect of relationships on employee attitudes, behavior, and well-being (Eby & Allen, Taylor/Routledge Press), and one on work and family (Allen & Eby, Oxford University Press)

She is former Associate Editor of Personnel Psychology as well as the Journal of Applied Psychology. Currently, she is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Psychology. In addition to her active scholarship, Dr. Eby serves as the Director of the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, a service unit under the Office for Research that promotes and supports interdisciplinary social and behavioral science at UGA.

Dr. Janaki Gooty, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Multilevel and Meta-Analysis

Dec. 3, 2021

Bio

Dr. Janaki Gooty is an associate professor in the Department of Management in the Belk College of Business, and Organizational Science, an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program at UNC Charlotte. Her research focuses on inclusion, values/ethics, and the role of emotions in leadership at multiple levels of analyses. Specifically, she studies three phenomena that are deeply intertwined:

1) Creation of gender and race neutral definitions of leadership phenomena (e.g. identity, leader behavior, sensemaking);

2) The role of emotions such as pride, anger, sadness or compassion in motivating followers to action and,

3) The creation of shared realities (i.e., vision) via leader espoused values and expressed emotions in leader-follower relationships.

Her research has appeared in elite leadership and research methods outlets such as Organizational Research MethodsJournal of Management and Leadership Quarterly. Dr. Gooty currently serves as Associate editor at Leadership Quarterly and has previously served as Associate editor at Journal of Occupational and Organizational psychology, Guest Co-editor of two special issues at Leadership Quarterly and on the editorial boards of serval other journals. She has served as President (2020-2021), Program Chair (2019), and Representative to the Board of Governors (2011-2014) of Southern Management Association; and; the Representative at Large (2016-2019) for the Research Methods Division (RMD) of the Academy of Management. She is an elected Fellow of SMA and a short course instructor with Consortium for Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA).

Dr. Jose Cortina, Virginia Commonwealth University

Testing Interactions with Latent Variables

Jan. 21, 2022

Bio

Dr. Jose Cortina is a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University practicing in the area of Management and Entrepreneurship. His main scopes of expertise range from Research Methods to Meta-Science and finally to Working with Big Data. In 2017, Dr. Cortina was awarded the ORM Award for Best Paper published in 2017. His recent published intellectual contributions are as follows:

  • Tonidandel, S., King, E., Cortina, J. (2015). Big data at work: The data science revolution and organizational psychology. Routledge.
  • Cortina, J. (2020). Explaining interaction effects: A commentary. In Research Methods in International Business. Springer.
  • King, E. B., Tonidandel, S., Cortina, J., Fink, A. A. (2016). Building understanding of the data science revolution and IO psychology. Routledge New York, NY.
  • Cortina, J., Kohler, T., Keeler, K., Pugh, S. D. (in press). Situation strength as a basis for interactions in psychological models. Psychological Methods.
  • Dormann, C., Guthier, C., Cortina, J. (2020). Introducing Continuous Time Meta-Analysis (CoTiMA). Organizational Research Methods.
  • Keeler, K., Cortina, J. (2020). Working to the beat: A self-regulatory framework linking music characteristics to job performance.. (vol. in press, pp.43). Academy of Management Review.

Dr. Elaine Hollensbe, University of Cinncinnatti

Rigor/Trustworthiness in Qualitative Research

Feb. 4, 2022

Bio

Elaine Hollensbe is a Professor in the Management Department. She completed her PhD in organizational behavior and human resource management at the University of Kansas. She is a former Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Journal and is currently on the editorial boards for the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. Dr. Hollensbe has completed quantitative research on goal setting, compensation and self-efficacy, and qualitative research in the areas of identity, work-life balance, and emotion. Her current research (mostly with doctoral students) is qualitative and focuses on individual and organizational identity; work-home balance, and organizational identification.

Her research has been published in such journals as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, and Human Resource Development Quarterly and has been recognized with national awards, including the Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award, and the Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award. Dr. Hollensbe teaches classes in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has received four teaching awards from the Lindner College of Business. She is a Fellow of the University’s Academy of Fellows of Teaching and Learning, and is both a Research Fellow and a Teaching Fellow in the Lindner College of Business. She also is involved in designing and facilitating executive programs and workshops on leadership, team building, and work-life balance. She has a BA in journalism and mass communications from Iowa State University, and an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Prior to completing her PhD, she was an academic administrator and a communications consultant in Kansas City.

Dr. John Busenbark, University of Notre Dame

Omitted Variable Bias

Feb. 18, 2022

Bio

John R. Busenbark is an assistant professor in the Management & Organization Department of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and he received an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

John’s primary research interests include corporate governance and research methods. Within corporate governance, John studies the information economics of how managers can ameliorate unfavorable reactions to negative events in their organizations by voluntarily disclosing information to capital market participants. John’s research methods interests include endogeneity, non-spherical disturbances, model specification, and construct operationalization. In addition to his research, John is on the Editorial Review Board for Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and Leadership Quarterly.

Dr. Zeki Simsek, Clemson University

A Framework for Literature Reviews

Mar. 25, 2022

Bio

Zeki Simsek is a Professor of Management and Gressette Chair of Business Strategy and Planning at the College of Business. Prior to this appointment he held the Eversource Scholar of Technological Entrepreneurship and Ackerman Scholar at the University of Connecticut. Simsek’s research focuses on strategic leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship. His papers regularly appear in the field’s premier outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Management, among others. The New England Journal of Entrepreneurship in 2016 recognized Simsek as one of the most influential authors globally in entrepreneurship research in the 21st century as a result of his research output in top-tier management journals from 2000 to 2015. A recent analysis measuring scholarly impact in management education in the Academy of Management Learning and Education put Simsek in the top 1.6 percent out of more than 6,325 authors in the area of strategic management. An award winning teacher, Simsek has taught executives, masters, undergraduates, and Ph.D. students. Through his venture consulting class, he and his students have provided evidenced based solutions to address the pressing problems or nascent opportunities for hundreds of small to medium-sized firms.

Simsek is currently the Chair of Management Dept. TPR Committee, and has held numerous departmental, school, and university-level committees and faculty council positions. In part as recognition of these efforts across the spectrum from the school and university to community levels, and in part for his scholarly achievements, Simsek received the Research Excellence, as well as Distinguished Service awards at the University of Connecticut prior to joining Clemson in 2016. In 2019, he was also awarded a lifetime appointment to the Clemson University URSAAA society for significant achievement in research. He also won the College of Business Senior Scholar Research Excellence Award. Simsek currently teaches Strategic Management course in the MBA program, and Ph.D. Seminar in Strategic Management: Research Foundations. He also serves as an associate editor of the Academy of Management Journal, and on the editorial boards of Strategic Management Journal and Academy of Management Discoveries.

Dr. Mo Wang, University of Florida

Longitudinal Latent Variable Analysis

Apr. 8, 2022

Bio

Dr. Mo Wang is the Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair at the Warrington College of Business at University of Florida. He is also the Department Chair of the Management Department, as well as the Director of Human Resource Research Center at University of Florida.

He specializes in research areas of retirement and older worker employment, occupational health psychology, expatriate and newcomer adjustment, leadership and team processes, and advanced quantitative methodologies. He received Academy of Management HR Division Scholarly Achievement Award (2008), Careers Division Best Paper Award (2009), European Commission’s Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology (2009), Emerald Group’s Outstanding Author Contribution Awards (2013 and2014), Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology’s William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award (2016), and Journal of Management Scholarly Impact Award (2017) for his research in these areas. He also received Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award from Academy of Management’s OB Division (2017), Early Career Contribution/Achievement Awards from American Psychological Association (2013), Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2013), Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (2012), Academy of Management’s HR Division (2011) and Research Methods Division (2011), and Society for Occupational Health Psychology (2009).

He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Work, Aging and Retirement and an Associate Editor for Journal of Applied Psychology. Dr. Wang was the President of Society for Occupational Health Psychology (2014-2015) and the Director for the Science of Organizations Program at National Science Foundation (2014-2016).