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Center for International Human Resource Studies

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Center for International Human Resource Studies

Dr. Elaine Farndale
Center Director, Center for International Human Resource Studies

EMAIL: cihrs@psu.edu
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FAX: +1 814-867-4169

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Conference Program

All sessions will be held at St John’s University, 101 Astor Place, New York NY 10003.

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Time
Activity
12:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Registration (Lobby, 101 Astor Place)
1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Conference Welcome (Room 105/6)
Norean R. Sharpe, Dean, Joseph H. and Maria C. Schwartz Distinguished Chair, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University
Elaine Farndale, Director of School of Labor and Employment Relations, Penn State University
1:45 – 3:00 p.m.
Keynote Plenary and Discussion (Room 105/6)
Professor Sheila Puffer: “Doing Research with Impact in a Chaotic World”
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Coffee Break (Lobby)
3:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Practitioner/Academia Seminar (Room 105/6)
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Reception (Lobby)

Friday, 20 May 2022

Time
Activity
9:15 – 5:00 p.m.
Registration (Lobby, 101 Astor Place)
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Breakfast (Lobby)
9:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Keynote Plenary and Discussion (Room 105/6)
Professor Nancy Adler: “Not What We thought We Would Learn: Global
Leadership Lessons in a World of Grand Challenges”
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Break (Lobby)
11:30 – 12:45 p.m.
Paper Sessions: Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4
12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch (Lobby)
2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Paper Sessions: Tracks 5, 6, 7, 8
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Break (Lobby)
3:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Paper Sessions: Tracks 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Conference Reception with Presentation of Best Paper Award (Lobby)
Professor Chris Brewster, Henley Business School

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Time
Activity
8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Registration (Lobby, 101 Astor Place)
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Breakfast (Lobby)
8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
Paper Sessions: Tracks 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Break (Lobby)
10:15 – 12:15 p.m.
Publishing Workshop (Room 105/6)
Elaine Farndale, Emma Parry, Mila Lazarova, and Miguel Olivas-Lujan
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Conference Closing and Lunch (Lobby)

Paper Sessions

Paper sessions – draft updated May 4, 2022 – please note that this program may be subject to change!

Paper Session 1 - Friday 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Track 1: Cultural perspectives on IHRM (Room 203)
Chair: Nicholas R. Prince (University of Wyoming)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Maja Vidovic (RIT Croatia)
Sanda Rasic Jelavic (University of Zagreb)
Ana Krajnovic (University of Zagreb)
Cross-Cultural Learning: Does the Starting Point Matter in Shaping the Learning Curve
In-person
Sara Y. Nyobe (Excelia Business School)
Eliada Griffin-EL (Robert Morris University)
John D. Lawson (Robert Morris University)
Managing Conflicting Cultural Identity Demands in International Business: The Role of Managers as Boundary Spanners
In-person
Nicholas R. Prince (University of Wyoming)
J. Bruce Prince (Kansas State University)
Rüdiger Kabst (Universität Paderborn)
Impact of Counter-Culture PM Practices on Firm Performance
In-person

Track 2: Expatriate Adjustment (Room 205)
Chair: Allen D. Engle (Eastern Kentucky University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Rodrigo Mello (University of Vaasa)
Vesa Suutari (University of Vaasa)
The Perceived Marketability and Career Advancement of Expatriates: The Impacts of Career Capital, Expatriate Type, Job Market Type, and Career Stage
Virtual
Monique Raupp (Cranfield University)
Michael Dickmann (Cranfield University)
Emma Parry (Cranfield University)
Vesa Suutari (University of Vaasa)
Coping in Hostile Environments – How Do Expatriates Cope with the Perceived Threats of a Hostile Host Country?
In-person
Ashneet Kaur (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)
Sudhanshu Maheshwari (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)
Socialization Process, Expatriate Adjustment and Role of Credibility in the Host Country: A Theoretical Model and Future Directions for Research
Virtual
Zsuzsanna Szeiner (J. Selye University, Komárno)
Allen D. Engle (Eastern Kentucky University)
Sylvia Molnár (J. Selye University, Komárno)
József Poór (J. Selye University, Komárno)
Difficulties in Integration and Adaptation of Japanese Expatriates in Hungary
In-person

Track 3: Global Careers (Room 206)
Chair: Promila Agarwal (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Erik Mygind du Plessis (The University of Southern Denmark)
Sine Nørholm Just (Roskilde University)
Professional Resonance: Role Conflict, Identity Work and Well-Being in Danish Retail Banking
In-person
Blake Benjamin (University of Oklahoma)
Sina A. Kraus (ESCP Berlin)
Marion Festing (ESCP Berlin)
Margaret A. Shaffer (University of Oklahoma)
International Experience and Career Success: A Career Construction Perspective for Global Employee
In-person
Promila Agarwal (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad)
Career Self- Management and Career Success of Indian-American Women: A Conservation of Resource Perspective
In-person

Track 4: Digital HR Transformation (Room 207)
Chair: Elaine Farndale (Pennsylvania State University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Jana Blštáková (University of Economics in Bratislava)
Branislav Zagoršek (University of Economics in Bratislava)
Employee-Oriented Digital Transformation: How to Build Competence for the Digital Era?
Virtual
Mikhail Grachev (University of Iowa)
Nikolai Rogovsky (International Labour Office)
Mariya Bobina (Western Illinois University)
Digital Technologies in Russian HR Management
Virtual
Dimitra Iordanoglou (Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences)
Peter G. Dominick (Stevens Institute of Technology)
Theano Lianidou (Richmond University -The American University in London)
Marc C. Marchese (King’s College)
Thomas Begley (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Alexander Mertes (ZHAW School of Management and Law)
Gregory Prastacos (Stevens Institute of Technology)
HRM in the Digital Era and the Effects of the Pandemic
In-person
Jana Bucher (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)
Mila Lazarova (Simon Fraser University)
Jürgen Deller (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)
Digital Technologies and Their Role for the New Normal of Global Mobility
In-person

Paper Session 2 - Friday 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Track 5: Team-Level Diversity (Room 203)
Chair: Hee Man Park (The Pennsylvania State University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Christian Geyer (University of Hagen)
Heterogeneity and Team Performance: Evaluating the Effect of Diversity in the 2018 FIFA World Cup
In-person
Dinesh Hasija (Augusta University)
Simon Medcalfe (Augusta University)
Justin Ehrlich (Syracuse University)
Dorothea Roumpi (The Pennsylvania State University)
Cross-Cultural Teams: Exploring the Effect of Surface-Level Diversity and Deep-Level Similarity on Team Performance
In-person
Shuaib Ahmed Soomro (IBA Sukkur University)
Yasir Mansoor Kundi (Institute of Business Administration Karachi)
Rahman Ullah (IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
The Effects of Diversity-Focused HRM Practices and Respectful Leadership on Team Knowledge Sharing Behavior: A Multilevel Investigation
In-person

Track 6: HRM in Emerging Markets (Room 205)
Chair: Cuiling Jiang (Kedge Business School)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Hakeem Adeniyi Ajonbadi (Birmingham City University)
Chima Mordi (Brunel University)
Olatunji David Adekoya (University of East London)
Labour Market Segmentation and the Rise of Platform Workers in Global Production Networks in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Work and Employment in Nigeria
In-person
Joey Soehardjojo (Cardiff University)
Rick Delbridge (Cardiff University)
Dominance and Societal Effects in HR Practice Transfer: The Role of Meso-Level Actors in Diffusing and Adapting the Japanese Model in Indonesia
In-person
Vindhya Weeratunga (University of New South Wales Canberra)
Deborah Blackman (University of New South Wales Canberra)
Fiona Buick (University of New South Wales Canberra)
Tony Cotton (University of New South Wales Canberra)
Engaging Employees in a South Asian, Developing Country – A Mixed Methods Research
Virtual
Cuiling Jiang (Kedge Business School)
Shengzhi Chen (University of Montréal)
Staffing Practices in Chinese Multinational Companies in West Africa: New Patterns and Reasons Behind
In-person

Track 7: Institutional Perspectives Across Countries (Room 206)
Chair: Michael Brookes (University of Southern Denmark)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Elaine Berkery (University of Limerick)
Hilla Peretz (ORT Braude Academic College of Engineering)
Siobhán Tiernan (University of Limerick)
Michael J. Morley (University of Limerick)
The Impact of Flexi-time Uptake on Organizational Outcomes and the Moderating Role of Formal and Informal Institutions Across 22 Countries
In-person
Almina Bešić (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
Christian Hirt (University of Graz)
Michael Morley (University of Limerick)
So Near and Yet So Far – Geographical Proximity and Institutional Distance in Human Resource Practice Diffusion
In-person
Elaine Farndale (The Pennsylvania State University)
Vlad Vaiman (California Lutheran University)
HR Professionals and Talent Management: Navigating the Dynamic Macro Context
In-person
Michael Brookes (University of Southern Denmark)
Chris Brewster (University of Reading)
Geoff Wood (Western University)
What Drives Diversity between Liberal Market Economies: The Effects of Financial Systems on HRM
In-person

Track 8: Employee Attitudes and Behaviors (Room 207)
Chair: Mevan Jayasinghe (Michigan State University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Sunny Jeong (Wittenberg University)
Globalization of Gratitude Management Strategy: Its Challenges and Implications -Case Study of Nepes Corporation
In-person
Yasir Mansoor Kundi (IBA Karachi)
Shakir Sardar (IAE Aix Marseille)
Subhan Shahid (Grenoble Ecole de Management)
How and When HR Practices Lead to Counterproductive Work Behaviours? A Three-Wave Study
Virtual
Toorban Mitra (Indian Maritime University)
Does Job Stress Influence the Way Employees Behave? A Study on Indian Marine Engineers Who Sailed During COVID-19 Pandemic
Virtual

Paper Session 3 - Friday 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

Track 9: Global Leadership (Room 203)
Chair: John McMackin (Dublin City University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Łukasz Haromszeki (Wrocław University of Economics and Business)
The Effects of Talent Management and Competency Management on Organizational Leadership in MNCs – the Empirical Research Findings
In-person
Sowmya Kannan (Indian Institute of Management, Indore)
Middle Managers’ Role in Transnational Post-Merger Integration
Virtual
John McMackin (Dublin City University)
Anthony N. Nyberg (University of South Carolina)
David G. Collings (Dublin City University)
Patrick M. Wright (University of South Carolina)
The Changing HR Landscape: Using a Crisis Response Learning Cycle to Identify Lasting Lessons from Leaders’ Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis
In-person

Track 10: Virtual Work (Room 205)
Chair: Maral Muratbekova-Touron (ESCP Business school)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Hilla Peretz (Ort Braude College)
Where Does Working from Home “Work”? Effects of National Environment on Employees’ Work-From-Home Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In-person
Luisa Wicht (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Virtual Assignments – Bridging Distance Through Zooming
In-person
Ekaterina Salovskaia (ESCP Business school)
Maral Muratbekova-Touron (ESCP Business school)
Developing Perceived Proximity in Virtual Organizations
Virtual

Track 11: Diversity and HR Practices (Room 206)
Chair: Rakoon Piyanontalee (The Pennsylvania State University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Daniela Aliberti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Rita Bissola (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Barbara Imperatori (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
A Critical Look at Institutionalized Inclusion and Diversity Practices to Confront Ethnic Discrimination: The Case of the Italian Branches of US Professional Service Firms
In-person
William Newburry (Florida International University)
Michel Hermans (Austral University)
Marcelo J. Alvarado-Vargas (University of Toledo)
Managing Diversity Beyond Context: The Moderating Effect of Firm International Proactiveness on Effects of Surface- and Deep-Level Diversity on Climate of Trust
Virtual
Rakoon Piyanontalee (The Pennsylvania State University)
Managing Pay Differences Among Nationally Diverse Sets of Workers
In-person

Track 12: Institutions and HRM (Room 207)
Chair: Mila Lazarova (Simon Fraser University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Nicholas R. Prince (University of Wyoming)
Benjamin P. Krebs (Universität Paderborn)
Michael D. Ulrich (Utah State University)
Increasing HR Flexibility Under Institutional Constraints
In-person
Jürgen Deller (Leuphana University of Lueneburg)
Grace Chun Guo (Sacred Heart University)
Dina Gericke (Leuphana University of Lueneburg)
Leena Pundt (University of Applied Sciences Bremen)
An Institutional Logics Lens on Refugee Labor Market Integration: Empirical Evidence from a German Case Study
In-person
Emma Parry (Cranfield University)
Mila Lazarova (Simon Fraser University)
Eleni Stavrou (University of Cyprus)
Paul Gooderham (NHH Norway)
Michael J. Morley (University of Limerick)
What are HRM Practices a Product of? An Institutional Logics Perspective on Contextual Human Resource Management
In-person

Track 13: HRM in Times of Crisis (Room 209)
Chair: Margarita Nyfoudi (University of Birmingham)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Torben Andersen (Aarhus University / Penn State University)
Erling Rasmussen (Auckland University of Technology)
Human Resources Management in Times of Pandemics – A Suggested Framework for Analysis
In-person
Courtney R. McNelis (University of New Haven)
Khadija Al Arkoubi (University of New Haven)
Transboundary Crises: Designing Resilient IHRM Practices to Facilitate Transcultural Crisis Management in the Global Workplace
In-person
Margarita Nyfoudi (University of Birmingham)
Bora Kwon (Sacred Heart University)
Employee Voice at Times of Crises and the Role of HR Practices
In-person

Paper Session 4 - Saturday 8:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Track 14: Global Talent Management (Room 203)
Chair: Julia Eisenberg (Pace University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Domitille Bonneton (ESC Clermont Business School)
Marion Festing (ESCP Business School)
Maral Muratbekova-Touron (ESCP Business School)
Balancing Exclusive and Inclusive Talent Management in a Multinational Company: When Decoupling Occurs
In-person
Isabelle Corbett-Etchevers (Université Grenoble Alpes)
Linyu Liu (Aalto University)
Global Talent Management, What’s in It for Me? A Story Told from the Perspective of Local R&D “Talent” in China
Virtual
Julia Eisenberg (Pace University)
Ibraiz Tarique (Pace University)
Talent Management of Global Teams: The Role of Star Team Members
In-person

Track 15: HRM Systems (Room 205)
Chair: Miguel Olivas-Lujan (Clarion University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Luigi Stirpe (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Antonio Revilla (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Tenure-Differentiated High-Performance Work Systems and Employee Engagement: A European Analysis
In-person
Arney Einarsdottir (Bifrost University)
Strategic HRM Maturity and Its Influence on Employee-Related Outcomes – in a Nordic context
In-person
Yumeng Gao (University College Dublin)
Andreas G. F. Hoepner (University College Dublin)
Does Good Human Resource Management Reduce the Cost of Financing?
Virtual
Miguel Olivas-Lujan (Clarion University)
Sergio Madero (Monterrey Tech, Mexico)
Human Resource Management in International vs. Domestic Mexican Firms
In-person

Track 16: Expatriate Network and Mobility (Room 206)
Chair: Benjamin Krebs (Paderborn University)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Alexei Koveshnikov (Aalto University)
Heidi Wechtler (Newcastle Business School)
Jennie Sumelius (Hanken School of Economics)
Does Aligning with the Powerful Backfire? Different Groups of Host Country Nationals and Corporate Expatriates in Russia
In-person
Mila Lazarova (Simon Fraser University)
Sebastian Reiche (IESE Business School)
Callen Clegg (Brunel University)
Shifts in Research on Global Mobility
In-person
Sven Horak (St. John’s University)
Yongsun Paik (Loyola Marymount University)
Improving Expatriate Effectiveness: Integrating Informal Network Context into International HRM Research
In-person

Track 17: Generational Diversity (Room 207)
Chair: Hilla Peretz (Ort Braude College)

Presenter
Paper
Location
Masud Chand (Wichita State University)
Demographic Change in High-Income East Asian Economies – Implications for Human Resource Management
In-person
Matthias Pfister (University of Hagen)
Effects of Sustainability on Pursuit Intention: A Moderated Regression Analysis
In-person
Hilla Peretz (Ort Braude College)
Yitzhak Fried (Texas Tech University)
Emma Parry (Cranfield University)
Generational Differences in Work Values: The Moderating Effect of Political Ideology
In-person

Track 18: Employee Selection and Development (Room 209)
Chair: Marzena Stor (Wrocław University of Economics & Business)

Presenter
Paper
Location
William E. Donald (University of Southampton)
Employee-Led Attraction and Selection Strategies for Early Careers Talent: The Advancement of Person-Organization Fit Theory
Virtual
Marzena Stor (Wrocław University of Economics & Business)
The Juxtaposition of Employee Performance Appraisal and Employee Development as Latent Variables by Their Reflective Indicators – the Empirical Research Findings from MNCs
In-person
Udanee Samarasinghe (SLIIT Business School)
C.U. Kumarapperuma (SLIIT Business School)
R.M.N.M. Rathnayake (SLIIT Business School)
K.N.P. Karunarathna (SLIIT Business School)
IT Graduate Employability Skills: Before and After COVID-19 from the Perspective of IT Experts (Through the Eyes of IT Experts)
Virtual