Conference Program

All sessions will be held in Chambers Building, University Park unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, 9 May 2019

11:30-5:00         Registration (Lobby)

11:30-12:00       Light lunch (Lobby) - Sponsored by Penn State College of Liberal Arts

12:00-2:30         Publishing workshop (Room 108)

2:30-3:30           Coffee (Lobby) - Sponsored by Penn State College of Liberal Arts

3:30-6:00           Practitioner/Academia Seminar (Room 108)

Friday, 10 May 2019

8:30-5:00           Registration (Lobby)

8:30-9:30           Breakfast (Lobby)

9:30-9:45           Conference welcome (Room 101): Dean Susan Welch, College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University

9:45-11:00         Keynote plenary and discussion (Room 101):

Professor Riki Takeuchi: “Expatriation Experiences: Where do we go from here (Past, Present, and Future)?”

11:00-11:30       Break (Lobby)

11:30-12:45       Paper sessions: Tracks 1, 2, 3

12:45-2:00         Lunch (Café Laura, Mateer Building)

2:00-3:15           Paper sessions: Tracks 4, 5, 6

3:15-3:45           Break (Lobby)

3:45-5:00           Paper sessions: Tracks 7, 8

6:00-9:00           Conference dinner with presentation of Best Paper Award 

Wyndham Garden State College, Boalsburg - buses will leave from outside the Nittany Lion Inn starting at 6:00pm


Saturday, 11 May 2019

8:30-10:15         Registration (Lobby)

8:30-8:45           Breakfast (Lobby)

8:45-10:00         Paper sessions: Tracks 9, 10

10:00-10:15       Break (Lobby)

10:15-11:30       Paper sessions: Tracks 11, 12

11:30-12:45       Keynote plenary and discussion (Room 101):

Professor Jaime Bonache: "Deviating from 'normal science' in qualitative research on global mobility: Challenges, objections, and counterarguments"

12:45-2:00         Conference Closing and Lunch (Café Laura, Mateer Building)



Paper sessions - draft updated April 29, 2019 - please note that this tentative program is subject to change! 


Track 1: HRM in Asia

Time: Friday 10 May, 11:30-12:45, room 104

Chair: Hilla Peretz, ORT Braude College

Moez Ben Yedder, Ivo Sobral

Cross-cultural competence in diplomacy: A comparative study

Shuang Ren, Guiyao Tang

Toward a paradoxical integration framework of human resource management within business group

Nivethitha Santhanam, Vaijayanthee Kumar

An empirical investigation of the impact of human resource management practices on corporate entrepreneurship: An Evidence from Indian IT industry

Track 2: Regional HRM

Time: Friday 10 May, 11:30-12:45, room 105

Chair: Rea Prouska, London South Bank University

Beata Buchelt

Physicians’ attributes as antecedents of performance management practices execution in Polish hospitals

Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan, Sergio M. Madero-Gómez

Two decades of HRM research in South America

Torben Andersen

Five half-truths about IHRM: Data from Scandinavian MNEs


Track 3: Comparative HRM

Time: Friday 10 May, 11:30-12:45, room 106

Chair: Michelle Mielly, Grenoble Ecole de Management

Dorra Yahiaoui, Cuiling Jiang, Samer F. Nakhle

Nepotism-based human resource management in emerging markets: A hybrid form in Tunisia, Lebanon, and China

J. Bruce Prince, Nicholas R. Prince, Rüdiger Kabst

Shared capitalism: Is it always good?

Michael Brookes, Geoff Wood, Chris Brewster, Cigdem Gedikli

What does longitudinal research in IHRM mean? Is a pseudo-panel approach the best approach?

Track 4: Leadership and coaching across cultures

Time: Friday 10 May, 2:00-3:25, room 104

Chair: Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan, Clarion University 

Sven Horak, Inju Yang, Shu-Cheng Chi

The divergent dynamics of leader humor in East Asia and North America

Anu Vanska

Leader-member exchange and value congruence: A necessary condition analysis 

Margarita Nyfoudi, Mark NK Saunders, David Gray, Barry Curnow

Joy, love and self-esteem in relation to coaching: An international study of coaches’ professional Identity

Track 5:  Tight and loose cultures

Time: Friday 10 May, 2:00-3:25, room 105

Chair: Moez Ben Yedder, Abu Dhabi University

Hilla Peretz, Lena Knappert, Zeynep Aycan, Pawan Budhwar

National institutions, staffing effectiveness, and the role of tightness-looseness

Nicholas Prince, Shawn Enriques

Cultural looseness/tightness of the GLOBE national culture dimensions

Nicholas Prince, J. Bruce Prince, Rüdiger Kabst

Cultural looseness/tightness: Impact on incentive pay

Stefan Karajovic, Mohammad Ahshanullah

Differences in job crafting propensity between tight and loose cultures

Track 6: HRM in MNEs

Time: Friday 10 May, 2:00-3:25, room 106

Chair: Marzena Stor, Wroclaw University of Economics

Dawn Yi Lin Chow, Xi Wen (Carys) Chan, Evelyn Micelotta 

Cross-border M&As: A role theory perspective on how the mismatch between organizational political ideology and host country institutions impacts employee outcomes

Marzena Stor

The configurations of HRM bundles in MNCs by their contributions to subsidiaries' performance and cultural dimensions

Chul Chung, Paul Sparrow

Selective hybridization of multiple logics for GI and LR: Emerging IHRM strategies to deal with the duality problem in MNEs

Track 7: Gender diversity across nations

Time: Friday 10 May, 3:45-5:00, room 104

Chair: Sven Horak, St John’s University

Fiona Edgar, Nancy M. Blaker, André M. Everett

The role of gender in the HPWS, AMO and job performance relationship: A New Zealand perspective

Hussein Ismail, Sevag K. Kertechian

Women’s employment in the Middle East: A review of the literature across human resource policies

Mandy Bako, Shelly Harrington

Gender diversity and organizational citizenship behavior in Nigerian universities: The moderating effect of power distance

Lena Kurban Rouhana, Michelle Mielly

Probing the relationship between Flexible work arrangements and female organizational leadership: A critical review

Track 8: Talent management in MNEs

Time: Friday 10 May, 3:45-5:00, room 105

Chair: Maria Beamond, RMIT University

Lukasz Haromszeki

Coexistence of talent management and leadership programs as important competitive factor in MNCs

Elaine Farndale, Maria Beamond, Isabelle Corbett-Etchevers, Shiyong Xu

Local talent challenges in emerging economies: Learning from internal and external perspectives

Chris Brewster, Dennis Philip. Panayiotis Andreou, Geoff Wood

Yes, but does talent management really work?


Track 9: Global talent management

Time: Saturday 11 May, 8:45-10:00, room 104

Chair: Nicholas Prince, University of Wyoming

Sylwia Przytula, Łukasz Sulkowski, Anna Maria Migdal

Transferring knowledge through skilled migrants: implications for IHRM practice in host countries

Julia Eisenberg, Ibraiz Tarique

The double-edge sword: Examining the multidimensional influence of stars in global virtual teams

Sunanda Nayak, Jyotsna Bhatnagar, Pawan Budhwar

Impact of commitment-based HR practices in ambidextrous organizations: A study of expatriates

Track 10: Global corporate social responsibility and employee voice

Time: Saturday 11 May, 8:45-10:00, room 105

Chair: Adrienne Isakovic, Rasmussen College and Northeastern University

Aviad Bar-Haim, Orr Karassin

HRM practices of CSR in small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) versus multinational corporations (MNCs)

Margarita Nyfoudi, Rea Prouska, Alexandros Psychogios, Adrian Wilkinson, Leslie Szamosi

Solidarity in the workplace during crisis: The role of employee voice in the relationship between employee communications and horizontal solidarity behavior

Maria Beamond, Timothy Bartram

Shared-value through the eyes of IHRM and employment relations: Emerging economies


Track 11: Expatriation success

Time: Saturday 11 May, 10:15-11:30, room 104

Chair: Paula Caligiuri, Northeastern University

Adrienne Isakovic, Mary Forseth Whitman

Factors contributing to the success of female self-initiated expatriate service workers in the United Arab Emirates

Waheeda Lillevik

Diversity, Inclusion and the Expatriate Assignment: Implications for International Human Resources Management

Parth Patel, Santoshi Sengupta, Verma Prikshat, Syed Mohyuddin

A research agenda examining the adjustment of Western expatriates in India to determine their success and failure

(Presentation by video conference)

Track 12: Global diversity management and age

Time: Saturday 11 May, 10:15-11:30, room 105

Chair: Margarita Nyfoudi, University of Birmingham

Antigoni Papadimitriou, Lisa T. Stickney, Liudvika Leisyte, Marios Papandreou

Social exclusion in US and Europe

Oluwatomi Adedeji, Eleanor Davies

The relationship between age inclusive HR practice and perceived age discrimination: An investigation into the buffering effects of diversity management policies in Nigerian Banks

Chaturong Napathorn

HR practices for managing aging employees in organizations: the case of Thailand

Beverly Shrand, Sharon Joy Thomas

Affirmative action graduate internship program “failures”: A psychological contract perspective