Conference life can be pretty daring. Don’t get me wrong, I love org theory, like, love-love-love it. But three, four days in a row of nerdy science can be exhausting. So exhausting, in fact, that the only picture I took at the 27th EGOS Colloquium is the below boat in Gothenburg’s harbor.
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Seven teams of three students are putting their own research to the scrutiny of their peers and the chair. They’ll have 20 minutes of talk time followed by 10 minutes of discussion by a rival team. The research topics range from the rags-to-riches network of young actors as burried in the IMDb to political affiliation networks in the German Bundestag.
I’ll see if I can keep you posted about the research itself. In any case, if you’re a student yourself and want to take my research seminar, put in a petition this fall. So far, it’s been great, but unfortunately it was just a trial balloon.
The semester is almost over, not just because our student’s are getting all anxious about term papers, final tests, or the thesis they shoulda been writing all along. Nah, it’s conference season that’s getting us in the mood for, well, see for yourself.
One, two, three month fly by really, really quick. The Chair of Organization and Management (LOU, you know) got together only in September this year and already it’s Christmas. The holidays are a time to cut back on all the research and teaching, but that won’t last for long. We’ve got conference papers waiting to be finished so we get to go to EGOS (see y’all in Lisbon) and AoM (see y’all in Montreal, too). Those deadlines are mid-January, so it’s back to the writing room next week, the latest.
Bis dahin fröhliche Weihnachten und natürlich einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr! 2010 (das Jahr in dem wir Kontakt aufnehmen?!) sieht von dieser Seite schon einmal in einmal guten Licht und sei es nur der Aussprache wegen: Zwanzig Zehn klingt einfach gut. In diesem Sinne …