DELTA Schedule

Delta seminars are held on select Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:15-1:45 pm at the Newman Vertical Campus (exceptions will be noted). For inquiries, please contact, please contact Prof. Lauren Aydinliyim by email. Below are the details of current, future, and past seminars.

Date Room Speaker Affiliation Title
20-Feb-24 14-235 Aks Zaheer Minnesota Overcoming the Liability of Gender? Inventor Networks and Disruptive Innovation
7-Mar-24 14-235 Rajshree Agarwal Maryland Technology (Non-)Emergence: The Role of System (Mis-)Alignment in Alternative Solar Technology Trajectories
2-Apr-24 14-235 Victor Ray Iowa Racialized Burdens: Applying Racialized Organization Theory to the Administrative State
2-May-24 14-235 Anthony Nyberg USC You Are Who You Work With: The Influence of Social Context on Newcomer Productivity During Early Socialization
14-May-24 14-235 Jessica Kennedy Vanderbilt Rescheduled to Fall 2024
7-Mar-23 Virtual Richard Kopelman Baruch  A Unique Approach to Improving Organizational Performance: The Cube One Framework
16-Mar-23 14-245 Chia-Jung Tsay UCL/Wisconsin-Madison A Premium on Perceived “Naturalness”: Contradictions to Our Ideals of Fairness and Meritocracy
28-Mar-23 14-230 Jeff McMullen Indiana Real Growth through Entrepreneurial Resourcefulness: Insights on the Entropy Problem from Andy Weir’s The Martian
30-Mar-23 14-235 Clint Chadwick Kansas Exploring Strategic HRM in SMEs
2-May-23 14-245 Alfred Marcus Minnesota Reinvention: Tales of Four Companies’ Decline and Renewal
9-May-23 14-245 Samina Karim Northeastern  Reconfiguration Through Acqui-Hires: Redeployment and Retention of Human Capital Post-Acquisition
16-May-23 Virtual Rajshree Agarwal Maryland Cancelled – rescheduled to SP24
5-Oct-23 Field Center Jessica Kennedy Vanderbilt Cancelled – rescheduled to SP24
17-Oct-23 9-215 Mahka Moeen Wisconsin-Madison Entrepreneurial Origins and Strategies: Unpacking Knowledge Integration in Academic and Employee Startups
3-Nov-23 9-215 David “DK” Kryscynski Rutgers SMLR Empirically Exploring the Veracity of the New Stakeholder Perspective in Strategy: Documenting Workforce Rents
4-Dec-23 9-215 Timothy Werner UT-Austin  Better Safe than Sorry: Financial Activism and the Deterrence Effect of Democratic Politician Shareholders
24-Feb-22 14-230 Andrew Corbett Babson The Development of an Entrepreneurial Mindset
3-Mar-22 Virtual Russ Coff Wisconsin Manipulating Perceptions of Asset Specificity in Alliances: A Microfoundational Approach to Designing Governance Structures (with Libby Weber)
8-Mar-22 14-230 Sara Jespersen Copenhagen Business School Exploring the issue-based field for responsible corporate tax practice
31-Mar-22 14-230 Shad Morris BYU Human Resource Governance Within a Workforce Ecosystem
12-Apr-22 Virtual Norm Bishara Michigan The Evolving Future of Noncompetes and Employee Mobility Law
3-May-22 Virtual Deepak Somaya Illinois UC External Knowledge Sourcing and Employee Mobility Barriers
10-May-22 Virtual Grazia Santangelo Copenhagen Business School Investor response to the appointment of female CEOs – An international stakeholder perspective (with Karin Hoisl, Mona Reber and Wolf-Hendrik Uhlbach)
2-Mar-21 Virtual Navid Asgari Fordham Divestment of Relational Assets Following Acquisitions: Evidence from the Bio-Pharmaceutical Industry
11-Mar-21 Virtual Gideon Markman Colorado State TBD
6-Apr-21 Virtual Andrew Nelson Oregon Back to the Future: Technology Reemergence through the Lens of Music Synthesizers
15-Apr-21 Virtual Danielle Warren Rutgers  Don’t just trust your gut: the importance of normative deliberation to ethical decision-making at work
20-Apr-21 Virtual Andrew King Boston U The use of model uncertainty analysis in evaluating the relationship between corporate social and financial performance
27-Apr-21 Virtual Baruch College PhD Students (Part 1)
4-May-21 Virtual Baruch College PhD Students (Part 2)
5-Oct-21 Virtual Rocio Bonet IE Business School Workers on Demand? Effects of On-Demand Schedules on Employee Absenteeism and Patient Dissatisfaction in a Home Healthcare Organization
9-Nov-21 Virtual Brent Goldfarb Maryland Using Historical Methods to Improve Abduction and Inference to the Best Explanation in Strategy
18-Nov-21 Virtual John Mawdsley HEC Paris A Competitive-Based Explanation for Gender Diversity: The Role of Potential Buyers
30-Nov-21 Virtual Baruch College Senior PhD Students
7-Dec-21 Virtual Frank Wijen Erasmus  Intradomain Decoupling: Tradeoffs in the Chinese Government’s Environmental Policy
4-Feb-20 9-215 Matthew Lee NYU Stern Community-Mediated Exchange and Collective Loan Defaults in Microfinance: Evidence from Indian Demonetization
27-Feb-20 9-215 Matt Marx Boston U Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Venture Failure, Scandal, and Employee Careers
31-Mar-20 Heather Vough George Mason  Cancelled due to COVID-19 – rescheduled to Sept. 2020
21-Apr-20 Evan Starr Maryland  Cancelled due to COVID-19 – rescheduled to Nov. 2020
30-Apr-20 Virtual Diane Gibson and Shirley Liu New York Research Data Center (NYRDC) Outreach and Overview of the NYRDC (Use and access of Census data)
5-May-20 Danielle Warren Rutgers  Cancelled due to COVID-19 – will be rescheduled, hopefully SP2021
22-Sep-20 Virtual Heather Vough George Mason  I am and I am not: Founders’ responses to the multiple meanings of ‘entrepreneur’
8-Oct-20 Virtual Marketa Rickley UNC Greensboro From individual microfoundations to team emergence: How does international experience in top management teams affect foreign subsidiary performance?
13-Oct-20 Virtual Faculty “Brown Bag” Baruch College Ivan Montiel – Should I stay or should I go? Theorizing on private standard decertificationElena Vidal – Divestitures and New Product Development: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry
3-Nov-20 Virtual Catherine Magellsen LBS Knowledge Flows and Contracting for Innovation within Firms
10-Nov-20 Virtual Evan Starr Maryland  Subjective Beliefs about Contract Enforceability
17-Nov-20 Virtual Ovul Sezer UNC Kenan Flagler Hiding Succcess
28-Feb-19 9-215 Ruth Aguilera Northeastern U Complements or Substitutes? A Configurational Comparative Examination of Anti-takeover Provisions and CSR
21-Mar-19 9-215 Rebecca Kehoe Rutgers U An Expanded Conceptualization of Line Managers’ Involvement in Human Resource Management
4-Apr-19 9-215 Daniel Keum Columbia U Sibling Rivalry: Zero-Sum Dynamics of Managerial Power and Firm Value in Business Groups
7-May-19 9-215 Andreas Polk Berlin SCEL Determinants of Water Prices in Germany
26-Sep-19 9-215 Nilanjana Dutt Bocconi U Learning to Manage Breadth: The Effect of Experience in US Toxic Waste Management
10-Oct-19 9-215 Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra Northeastern U State-owned Multinationals
7-Nov-19 9-215 Eun-Hee Kim Fordham U Are Financially Transparent Firms Environmentally Transparent Too?  Sustainability Materiality and Its Impact on Idiosyncratic Volatility
21-Nov-19 9-215 Oana Branzei Ivey BS Place-based organizing
15-Feb-18 14-240 Rajeev Sawant Baruch College New Product Production as Firm Risk-taking and its Effect on Firm Performance
14-Mar-18 14-280 John Amis U of Edinburgh Image, Emotion, and the Framing of the European Migration Crisis
12-Apr-18 14-270 Robert Phillips York U,  Canada Stakeholder Friction
3-May-18 14-270 Caroline Flammer Boston U Corporate Green Bonds
4-Oct-18 9-215 Josep A. Tribó-Giné Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain Not Walking the Talk? Divergence of Interests between Organizations and their Leaders in Impression Management Following Controversial Business Activities
8-Nov-18 9-215 Shweta Gaonkar Johns Hopkins U In the Shadows: The Spinout Network and Firm Performance
6-Dec-18 9-215 Glen W.S. Dowell Cornell U Game of Transparency: The Role of Local Communities in Corporate Environmental Disclosure Strategy
20-Sep-17 14-245 Jone Pearce UC Irvine A Theory of Workplace Favoritism
9-Nov-17 14-240 Jeffery S. McMullen Indiana U Social Entrepreneurship and the Development Paradox of Prosocial Motivation: A Cautionary Tale
17-Oct-16 14-240 Michele Kacmar Texas State U Perceptions of Organizational Politics
20-Oct-16 14-240 Robert Vandenberg U of Georgia Advancing the Revolution with a Solution: A Call to A.R.M.S
7-Nov-16 14-240 Denyse Lewin Loyd U of Illinois, UC When an Out-Group Member Brings Us Together: How Status Influences Information Sharing between Disagreeing In-Group Members
10-Nov-16 14-240 Sinziana Dorobantu NYU Valuing Stakeholder Governance: Property Rights, Stakeholder Mobilization and the Value of Community Benefits Agreements