2018 Madrid Work and Organizations Workshop

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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

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