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Agenda and Presentations

Wednesday May 11 

Time

Event

1:15-5pm

Mini-workshop on Emotions at Work  (co-sponsored by PSU's Emotions Research Network)

6:30-8:00pm

Workshop Organizational Reception

Thursday May 12th

FOCUS ON PROCESS: PEOPLE & TEAMS
Location:  127 Moore Building (Psych) – walk past parking deck

Time

Event

9:00-9:30am

Breakfast ; Welcome & Introduction (Grandey)

9:30-10:45am

Keynote Speaker: Sigal Barsade
Work Climate and Culture:  The Role of Affect in Organizations

10:45-11am

Coffee break

11-12:15pm

“What are the problems, and how can we better assess emotional & interpersonal abilities/skills in organizations?”

Panel Discussion: Assessing Emotional Abilities

12:15-1:15pm

Lunch Break; Creamery for ice cream (optional)

1:15-2:30pm

What are key factors that optimize the way teams will work together in organizations?

Presentations: Optimizing Team Dynamics in Orgs

2:30-3pm

Coffee Break with Four Breakout Group Discussions around

  • Emotion/interpersonal competence
  • Team cognition and affect
  • Leadership
  • Diversity

 

3:00-4:00pm

How can multidisciplinary research teams work well together?” 

PANEL:  Benefits and Challenges of Cross-disciplinary work

4:00-5:00pm

Wrap-Up comments (Grandey)

5:00-6:00pm

Break/free time

6:00pm-8pm

Gather at NLI Lobby at 6 to Walk to dinner:  Allen Street Grill (6:30)

Friday May 13th

FOCUS ON OUTCOMES: CREATIVITY & INNOVATION
Location: Learning Factory in ENGR

Time

Event

8:30am (leaving at 8:45!)

Meet in NLI Lobby to walk over to the ENGR building

9:00-9:30am

Breakfast & Introduction to Day 2 (Simpson)

9:30-10:45am

What are ways to foster creativity and innovation in organizational teams?”

Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives: Fostering Innovation & Creativity

10:45-11:15am

Coffee break & Group Discussion

11:15am-12:15pm

“What are tools to improve creativity developed by  cross-disciplinary scholars?”

Experiential Workshop:  Innovation & Creativity in Teams (led by Seda Yilmaz  & Shanna Daly)

12:15-1:30 pm

Closing comments (Grandey) & Boxed Lunch to go

NSF Report
The final workshop report can be downloaded at this link [Final Report PDF], and includes more detailed summaries of the presentations, as well as a complete schedule of the workshop.