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Workshop on the Micro Foundations of Social Networks and the Implications for Strategy and Entrepreneurship Research

June 12, 2014 - June 13, 2014



Workshop on the Micro Foundations of Social Networks
and the Implications for Strategy and Entrepreneurship Research

Organized by Lisa Gärber, Mia Reinholt Fosgaard, and Louise Mors, Department of 
Strategic Management and Globalization, CBS (Ks.71), June 12-13, 2014

Attendance by invitation only: Please contact the organizers if you are interested in participating in this event



Format: Each paper is allocated 45 minutes – 20 min. presentation, 10 min. discussant, and 15 min. open discussion.


Thursday 12th June 2014

11:30-12:30:  Registration and light lunch

12:30-12:45: Welcome

12:45-13:45:  Keynote speech by Martin Kilduff (U. College London)

13:45-14:00 Coffee break

14:00-15:30:  Gianluca Carnabuci (U. Lugano), Balint Dioszegi (ETH Zurich): Individual Cognitive Style and the Social Capital of Dense and Brokering Networks

Jacob Jeppesen, Kristina Vaarst Andersen (CBS), et al.: Big Egos in Big Science?

Discussant: Lars Frederiksen (Aarhus U.)

15:30-16:00:  Coffee break

16:00-17:30: Peter Bryant (IE Business School, Madrid): Motivation to Connect: The Role of Self-Regulatory Orientation in Network Behavior

Nicolai Foss (CBS), Torben Pedersen (CBS), Diego Stea (CBS): The Relational Antecedents of Interpersonal Helping: “Quantity”, “Quality”, or Both?

Discussant: Daniel Hjort (CBS)

17:30-17:45: Summing up

17:45-19:00:  Free time

19:00-            Dinner



Friday 13th June 2014

07:45-08:00: Coffee and croissants

08:00-09:00:  Keynote discussion by Ron Burt (U. Chicago) and Isabel Fernandez-Mateo (London Business School)

09:00-10:30:  Elena Obukhova (McGill U.), Adina Sterling (Olin Business School, Washington U. St Louis): It Is Not All About Networking: The Value of “Clicking” in Job Search

                      Heejung Byun, David A. Kirsch (Robert H. Smith School of Business, U. Maryland): Organizational Timing Norms: Evidence from Email Time-to-Responses

Discussant: Adam Kleinbaum (Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College)


10:30-11:00:  Coffee break

11:00-12:30:  Esther Tippmann (U. College Dublin), Andrew Parker (Grenoble Ecole de Management): Problem Solving Networks in MNCs: Value Destroying Effects of Headquarters Involvement

Alena Clarke, Michael Leiblein (Fisher College of Business, Ohio State U.): Resource-, Relational-, and Positional- Views of Performance Advantage: The Contingencies of their Relative Importance

Discussant: Michelle Rogan (INSEAD)


12:30-14:00:  Lunch

14:00-15:30:  Adina Sterling (Olin Business School, Washington U. St Louis), Christopher Rider (McDonough School of Business Georgetown U.): Shared Educational Affiliations and Workplace Relationships

                      Francois Collet (ESADE), Peter Hedström (Institute for Future Studies), Anders Johansson (U. Bristol)

Discussant: Michael Dahl (Aalborg U.)

15:30-16:00:  Coffee break

16:00-17:00:  Keynote speech by Aks Zaheer (Carlson School of Management, U. Minnesota)

17:00-17:15:  Closing





June 12, 2014
June 13, 2014
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Kilen, Ks.71
Kilevej 14a
Frederiksberg, 2000


Department of Strategic Management and Globalization