So, what’s your PhD about…

Featured image by “Piled Higher and Deeper” by Jorge Cham, www.phdcomics.com “Your introduction scares me” my supervisor, a 50+ year old typical introverted researcher, told me after reading the draft of my PhD introduction. “Forget the literature and just write to a general audience, for example, to your grandmother.” Cliche advice I thought. My grandma doesn’t speak…

Why does nobody talk with you ?

Team’s are omnipresent in organizations. They are today’s foundation for getting work done. At the time of writing this post, a team of stewardesses, pilots, and air traffic controllers make sure that I’m getting safely and well feed to AERA. For teams it is important that they master their task. The team I’m currently observing…

Social Identity Complexity at the Workplace

I have been interested for a long time in teams and how they functioning. Over time, I specialized in the topic of knowledge sharing: Why do certain people share and other’s not? And what does need to happen for shared knowledge to be processes and transformed by team members. At the beginning of my PhD I thought…

Impression that Last (Sunbelt2014)

The poster  “Impression that Last” presents initial results on the impact of social identity on a team’s information seeking network. The findings are based on a slice of my data. The full data set contains information about several teams over 3 time waves. Several networks are collected (knowledge, valuing, information allocation and information retrieval). The…