2018 Madrid Work and Organizations Workshop

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

(final program TBC shortly)

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

11:00-12:45 Paper Session 2. Jobs and Careers

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

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

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Keynote Presentation

Benjamin Campbell (Ohio State University). Firm-Specific Incentives and Competitive Advantage.

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’ gendercomposition in divesting firms

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

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

Dates and Location

Madrid, May 10 and 11, 2018

IESE Madrid
Camino Cerro del Águila, 3,
28023 Madrid


Prof. Marta Elvira

  • +34 912 11 30 00

  • Deadlines

    Paper proposal:
    March 1, 2018