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Work and Organisational Studies

Differences, Dissimilarity, & Diversity: Applying a Multilevel Lens to Organizational Research

Aparna Joshi, School of Labor and Employment Relations in the University of Illinois

6th Oct 2010  12:30 pm - 01:30 pm Room 498, Merewether Building (H04)

Bio: Dr. Aparna Joshi  is an Associate Professor at the School of Labor and Employment Relations in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the U.S.A. Her work focuses on multilevel issues in workplace diversity, gender issues in science an engineering, collaboration in global and distributed teams, generational issues in the workplace, and international and cross-cultural management. Her work in the area of gender dynamics in engineering work groups was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant (in the U.S.).  Her research appears in top-tier journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Organization Science. Aparna's work has received the Academy of Management's Saroj Parasuraman Award in 2010, the Dorothy Harlow Distinguished Paper Award in 2006 and 2008, the Ulrich-Lake Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Human Resource Management Journal, and the Academy of Management's Best Dissertation Award (Gender and Diversity in Organizations division) and has also been featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer, USA Today, and the Times of India. She currently serves as the Co-Editor for the annual review series Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management and is on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

RSVP to or call 9036 7198 by Thursday 30th September