Distances in Organizations (DIO) is a research network of behavioral scientists who study distances and construal levels in organizational contexts.
DIO brings together researchers from two main academic fields – social psychology and organizational behavior. Our goal is to increase collaboration among our members and accelerate the dissemination of our ideas
We organize a workshop every year in May. The DIO workshop is a great opportunity to network and push papers forward.
Our members publish research on the following topics:
- Spatial distances: distributed teams, telework, mobile work
- Temporal distances: goal setting, temporal horizons, change
- Social distances: power, diversity, social networks
- Construal levels: conceptualization, social consequences, measurement
The role of our Oversight Committee is to provide guidance on the strategic directions that our network will be pursuing going forward.
- Jean-Nicolas Reyt, McGill University (Chair)
- Yaacov Trope, New York University
- Batia Wiesenfeld, New York University
- Nira Liberman, Tel Aviv University
- Cheryl Wakslak, University of Southern California
- Kentaro Fujita, Ohio State University
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Recent DIO Research
Below are some of the papers recently added to the DIO Database. Please contact me if you want to submit a reference for consideration.