Economic Sociology and Organizations

2021 Dec 01

Katharina Fellnhofer: A Female Myth? Measuring Intuitive Decision Making and its Gender Differences

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

WJH 1550
Economic Sociology Seminar presentation by Katharina Fellnhofer, ETH Zurich/Harvard Sociology.

Abstract:

A Female Myth? Measuring Intuitive Decision Making and its Gender Differences

Despite the complexity of measuring intuitive decision making, it is enjoying increased attention in the scientific community. We make decisions based on two complementary but dissimilar cognitive processes, and just as our analytical processes do not...

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2021 Nov 10

CANCELED: Gru Han: Corporate Stratification and Income Inequality in the United States, 1950-2018

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

WJH 1550

Economic Sociology Seminar presentation by Gru Han, Harvard Sociology.

Abstract:

Corporate Stratification and Income Inequality in the United States, 1950-2018

American corporate world is often depicted with dynamic and creative disruptions of established orders. There are constant falls of old incumbents and rises of new companies, long represented by the term “creative destruction” by Schumpeter. However, if one looks at the data during the second half of the 20th century...

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2021 Oct 27

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Daniel Schneider: The Consequences of Unemployment for Service Sector Workers in the U.S. during COVID-19

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

WJH 1550

Economic Sociology Seminar presentation by Daniel Schneider, Harvard Kennedy School.

Abstract:
The Consequences of Unemployment for Service Sector Workers in the U.S. during COVID-19

The COVID19 pandemic caused a sharp negative shock to employment that was concentrated in the service sector. Yet, the pandemic recession was also met by an uncharacteristically generous social safety net response in the United States. A rich and longstanding literature examines the effects of...

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2021 Sep 10

Yusaku Takeda: Nationalism and Corporate Strategy: From Yamaha Pianos to Motorcycles, 1945-1960

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

HBS Baker Library B82 and Zoom

Work, Organizations, and Markets Workshop presentation by Yusaku Takeda, HBS Management.

Abstract:

I theorize how nationalist ideology sparks unconventional managerial discourse about strategies and sets in motion novel strategy processes and outcomes. Using proprietary archival data, I study the evolution of strategic discourse at Nippon Gakki Ltd, later known as Yamaha Corporation and Yamaha Motor Company. In...

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Mary Ann Glynn

Associate of the Department

Mary Ann Glynn is an Associate of the Department of Sociology at Harvard University for the...

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