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Cristina Gibson

Professor Cristina Gibson

Professor
Management and Organisations (UWA Business School)

Contact details
Address
Management and Organisations (UWA Business School)
The University of Western Australia (M261)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 5658
Fax
+61 8 6488 5554
Email
cristina.gibson@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room G59, Business School Building, Perth campus
Qualifications
BA Scripps.Coll., PhD Calif.-Irvine
Biography
Professor Cristina Gibson is currently a Professor of the University of Western Australia and Australian Research Council Future Fellow, having been the first management scholar to receive this honor in Australia. She studies how culture, organizational structures, policies, and technology are influences on collective cognitive processes such as information exchange. Her research has informed global practice, providing guidance regarding the motivational processes that must be managed in order to successfully implement teams internationally. More specifically, results shed light on the appropriate leadership and human resource practices needed in order to maximize the quality of the work experience, the effectiveness of teams, and the competitiveness of multinational firms.

Professor Gibson is the recipient of numerous awards recognizing her research, including six major grants from the Australian Research Council, three major multi-year grants from the National Science Foundation.

She is co-editor of Virtual Teams That Work: Creating the Conditions for Virtual Team Effectiveness and co-author of the book Multinational Teams: A New Perspective. She has published over 65 articles in leading journals, including Organizational Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology.

She is a member of the Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology and Society for Organizational Behavior, Australia.
Key research
Communication, interaction and effectiveness in teams
Virtual teams
Multicultural collaboration and identity
Impact of culture on work behavior
Intercultural competency
International management
Innovation
Cross-cultural and technology-enabled communication
Executive leadership
Motivating employees
Publications
Career 10 best

Gibson, C.B. and Dibble, R. (2013). Excess may do harm: Examining the diminishing returns of external adjustment in team-based collaborations. Organization Science, 24(3): 687-715.

Rico, R., Sanchez-Manzanares, M., Gil, F., and Gibson, C.B. (2008). Team coordination processes : A team knowledge-based approach. Academy of Management Review, 33(1): 163-185.

Gibson, C.B. and Earley, P.C. (2007). Collective cognition in action: Accumulation, interaction, examination and accommodation in the development and operation of group efficacy beliefs in the workplace. Academy of Management Review, 32(2): 438-458.

Gibson, C.B. and Gibbs, J. (2006) Unpacking the concept of virtuality: The effects of geographic dispersion, electronic dependence, dynamic structure and national diversity on team innovation. Administrative Science Quarterly, 51(3): 451-495.

Zellmer-Bruhn, M. & Gibson, C.B. (2006) Multinational organizational context: Implications for team learning and performance. Academy of Management Journal 49(3): 501-518.

Gibson, C.B., & Birkinshaw, J. (2004). The antecedents, consequences and mediating role of organizational ambidexterity. Academy of Management Journal, 47(2): 209-226.

Gibson, C.B., & Vermeulen, F. (2003). A healthy divide: Subgroups as a stimulus for team learning. Administrative Science Quarterly, 48: 202-239.

Gibson, C.B. & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. (2001). Metaphor and Meaning: An Intercultural Analysis of the Concept of Teamwork. Administrative Science Quarterly, 46: 274-303.

Mohrman, S., & Gibson, C.B. Mohrman, A. (2001). Doing Research That’s Useful to Practice: An Exploration Of The Impact Of Self-Design, Mutual Perspective-Taking, And Joint Interpretive Spaces. Academy of Management Journal, 44(2): 357-376.

Gibson, C.B. (1999). Do They Do What They Believe They Can? Group-Efficacy and Group Effectiveness Across Tasks and Cultures. Academy of Management Journal, 42(2): 138-152.

BOOKS

1.Gibson, C.B., and Cohen, S.G. (2003). Virtual Teams That Work: Creating Conditions for Virtual Team Effectiveness. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

2.Earley, P.C. and Gibson, C.B. (2002). Multinational Teams: A New Perspective. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

3.Hajro, A., Gibson, C.B., and Pudelko, M. (forthcoming). The relationship between organizational diversity climate, knowledge exchange processes and effectiveness in multicultural teams. Academy of Management Journal.

4.Casciaro, T., Barsade S., Edmondson, A., Gibson, C., Krackhardt, D., and Labianca, G. (2015) The integration of psychology and network theory in organizational scholarship. Organization Science.

5.Sumpter, D., Gibson, C.B., and Porath, C. (Forthcoming) How the power of others becomes empowering: Vicarious empowerment in organizations. Journal of Business Research.

6.Cordery, J.L., Cripps, E., Gibson C.B., Soo, C., Kirkman, B.L., Mathieu, J.M. (2015). The operational impact of organizational communities of practice: A Bayesian approach to analyzing organizational change. Journal of Management, 41(2): 644-664.

7.Collins, C., Gibson, C.B. , Parker, S., and Quigly, N., (2015). Team effectiveness trajectories: Archetypes of team change and catalysts for critical leverage points. Forthcoming Organizational Psychology Review.

8.Gibson, C.B., Huang, L. Kirkman, B.L, Shapiro, D.(2014). Where global and virtual intersect: The value of examining both in 21st century teams. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology, 1: 217-244.

9.Dibble, R., and Gibson, C.B. (2013). Collaboration for the common good: An examination of challenges and adjustment processes in multicultural collaborations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34: 764-790.

10.Gibson, C.B. and Dibble, R. (2013). Excess may do harm: Examining the diminishing returns of external adjustment in team-based collaborations. Organization Science, 24(3): 687-715.

11.Spreitzer, G. Porath, C. and Gibson, C.B. (2012). Toward human sustainability: How to enable thriving at work. Organization Dynamics, 41(2): 155-162.

12.Porath, C., Spreitzer, G. Gibson, C.B., and Garrett, F. (2012). Thriving at Work: Toward Its Measurement, Construct Validation, and Theoretical Refinement. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33:250-275.

13.Gibson, C.B., Gibbs, J., Stanko, T, and Tesluk, P., Cohen, S.G., (2011). Including the “I” in virtuality and modern job design: Extending the job characteristics model to include the moderating effect of individual experiences of electronic dependence and co-presence. Organization Science, 22: 1481-1499.

14.Leung, K., Bhagat, R., Buchan, N. Erez, M. and Gibson, C. (2011) Beyond national culture and culture-centricism: An integrating perspective on the role of culture in international business. Journal of International Business Studies, 42: 177-181.

15.Gibson, C.B. and McDaniel, D. (2010). Moving beyond conventional wisdom: Advancements in cross-cultural organizational behavior theory. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5(4): 450-462.

16.Gibson, C.B., Cooper, C. and Conger, J. (2009). Do you see what I see? The complex effects of perceptual distance between leaders and teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(1): 62-76.

17.Gibson, C.B., and Rottner, R. (2008) By Design. The Social Foundations for building a company around an inventor. Organizational Dynamics, 37(1): 21-34.

18.Rico, R., Sanchez-Manzanares, M., Gil, F., and Gibson, C.B. (2008). Team coordination processes: A team knowledge-based approach. Academy of Management Review, 33(1):163-185.

19.Tyran, K., & Gibson, C.B. (2008). Is what you see what you get? The relationship between surface- and deep-level heterogeneity characteristics, group efficacy and team reputation. Group and Organization Management, 33(1): 46-76.

20.Gibson, C.B., Porath, C., Benson, G., Lawler, E.E., (2007). What results when firms implement practices: The differential relationship between firm practices and firm level outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92(6):1467-1480 .

21.Gibson, C.B., Waller, M.J., Carpenter, M., and Conte, J. (2007). Antecedents, consequences, and moderators of time perspective heterogeneity for knowledge management in MNO teams. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 28(8): 1005-1034.

22.Gibson, C.B. and Earley, P.C. (2007). Collective cognition in action: Accumulation, interaction, examination and accommodation in the development and operation of group efficacy beliefs in the workplace. Academy of Management Review, 32(2): 438-458.

23.Gibson, C.B. and Gibbs, J. (2006) Unpacking the concept of virtuality: The effects of geographic dispersion, electronic dependence, dynamic structure and national diversity on team innovation. Administrative Science Quarterly, 51(3): 451-495.

24.Zellmer-Bruhn, M. & Gibson, C.B. (2006) Multinational organizational context: Implications for team learning and performance. Academy of Management Journal 49(3): 501-518.

25.Kirkman, BL., Lowe, K.B., and Gibson, C.B. (2006). A quarter century of Culture’s Consequences: A Review of the Empirical Research Incorporating Hofstede’s Cultural Value Framework. Journal of International Business Studies, 37: 285-320.

26.Kirkman, B.L., Rosen, B., Tesluk, P.E., & Gibson, C.B. (2006). Enhancing the transfer of computer assisted training proficiency in geographically distributed teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(3): 706-716.

27.Gibson, C.B. & Saxton, T. (2005). Thinking Outside the Black Box: Outcomes of Team Decisions With Third Party Interventions. Small Group Research, 36:208-236.

28.Leung, K., Bhagat, R., Buchan, N.R., Erez, M., and Gibson, C.B. (2005). Culture and International Business: Recent Advances and Future Directions. Journal of International Business Studies, 36(4): 357-378.

29.Birkinshaw, J., & Gibson, C.B. (2004). Building ambidexterity into an organization. Sloan Management Review, 45(4): 47-55

30.Gibson, C.B., & Birkinshaw, J. (2004). The antecedents, consequences and mediating role of organizational ambidexterity. Academy of Management Journal, 47(2): 209-226.

31.Kirkman, B.L., Rosen, B. Tesluk, P., and Gibson, C.B. (2004). The impact of team empowerment on virtual team performance: The moderating role of degree of face to face interaction. Academy of Management Journal, 47(2): 187-208.

32.Gibson, C.B., & Vermeulen, F. (2003). A healthy divide: Subgroups as a stimulus for team learning. Administrative Science Quarterly, 48: 202-239.

33.Gibson, C.B. (2003). Quality of Team Service: The Role of Field Independent Culture, Quality Orientation, and Quality Improvement Focus. Small Group Research, 34(5): 619-646.

34.Gibson, C.B. (2003). The Efficacy Advantage: Factors Influencing the Formation of Group-Efficacy Across Cultures. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 33(10): 2153-2186.

35.Gibson, C.B., Zellmer-Bruhn, M., & Schwab, D.S. (2003). Team Effectiveness in Multinational Organizations: Development and Evaluation Across Contexts. Group and Organization Management, 28(4): 444-474.

36.Gibson, C.B., & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. (2002). Minding your metaphors: Applying the concept of teamwork metaphors to the management of teams in multicultural contexts. Organizational Dynamics, 31(2): 101-116.

37.Kirkman, B.L., Rosen, B., Gibson, C.B., Tesluk, P., and McPherson. (2002). The Five Challenges to Virtual Team Performance: Lessons from Sabre, Inc. Academy of Management Executive, 16(3): 61-79.

38.Waller, M.J, Conte, J.M., Gibson, C.B., and Carpenter, M. (2001). The effect of individual perceptions of deadlines on team performance. Academy of Management Review, 26(4): 586-600.

39.Gibson, C.B. & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. (2001). Metaphor and Meaning: An Intercultural Analysis of the Concept of Teamwork. Administrative Science Quarterly, 46: 274-303.

40.Mohrman, S., & Gibson, C.B. Mohrman, A. (2001). Doing Research That’s Useful to Practice: An Exploration Of The Impact Of Self-Design, Mutual Perspective-Taking, And Joint Interpretive Spaces. Academy of Management Journal, 44(2): 357-376.

41.Gibson, C.B., (2001) Me and Us: Differential Relationships Among Goal Setting Training, Efficacy, and Effectiveness at the Individual and Team Level. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 22(7): 789-808.

42.Kirkman, B.L., Gibson, C.B., & Shaprio, D. (2001) “Exporting” Teams: Enhancing The Implementation And Effectiveness Of Work Teams In Global Affiliates. Organizational Dynamics, 30(1): 12-29.

43.Gibson, C.B. (2001). From Accumulation to Accommodation: The Chemistry of Collective Cognition in Work Groups. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 22(2): 121-134.

44.Gibson, C.B., Randel, A., & Earley, P.C. (2000). Understanding Group-Efficacy: An empirical test of multiple assessment methods. Group and Organization Management. 25(1): 67-97.

45.Gibson, C.B. (1999). Do They Do What They Believe They Can? Group-Efficacy and Group Effectiveness Across Tasks and Cultures. Academy of Management Journal, 42(2): 138-152.

46.Earley, P.C., Gibson, C.B., & Chen, C.C. (1999). How Did I Do versus How Did We Do? Intercultural Contrasts of Performance Feedback Search and Self-efficacy. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 30: 596-621.

47.Earley, P.C., & Gibson, C.B. (1998). Taking Stock in Our Progress: 100 Years of Solidarity and Community. Journal of Management, 24: 265-304.

48.Marcoulides, G.A., Yavas, B.F., Bilgin, Z., & Gibson, C.B. (1998). Reconciling the Culturalist and Rationalist Approaches to International Management: Model Invariance and Discriminant Validity of Leadership in the U.S. and Turkey. International Business Review, 40(6): 563-583.

49.Gibson, C.B. (1995). An Investigation of Gender Differences in Leadership Across Four Countries. Journal of International Business Studies, 26(2): 1-25.

50.Gibson, C.B. and Marcoulides, G.A. (1995). The Cultural Contingency Approach to Leadership: Examining the Invariance of a Leadership Model Across Four Countries. Journal of Managerial Issues, 7(2): 176-193.


INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES

51.Gibbs, J. and Gibson, C.B. (2015). Unpacking the Concept of Virtuality: The Role of Psychologically Safe Communication Climate in Facilitating Team Innovation. In K. Elsbach, D. C. Kayes, and A. Kayes (Eds.) Contemporary Organizational Behavior In Action. Prentice Hall.

52.Zellmer-Bruhn, M. and Gibson, C.B. (2014). How Does Culture Matter? A Process View of Cultural Interaction In Groups. In M. Yuki and M. Brewer (Eds.) Frontiers of Culture and Psychology series: Culture and Group Processes.pp.166-194. Oxford University Press.
53.Gibbs, J. L., Grushina, S. V., Gibson, C. B., Dunlop, P., & Cordery, J. (2013). Encouraging participation in global teams: Unpacking the role of language, culture, and communication practices. In T. Lee, K. Trees and R. Desai (Eds.), Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association conference: Global Networks-Global Divides: Bridging New and Traditional Communication Challenges, ISSN 1448-4331.

54.McDaniel, D. and Gibson, C.B. (2012). Emergent Ideas in Emerging Markets: The process of discovery in organizational research. In C. L. Wang, D. Ketchen, Jr., and D. B. (Eds.), Research Methodology in Strategy and Management. Emerald Press.

55.Gibson, C.B., McDaniel, D., & Szkudlarek, B. (2012). Tales from the (multicultural) field: Toward developing research conducive to proximal theory building. In Ryan, A.M.,Oswald, F.L.& Leong, F.T.L (Eds.) Conducting Multinational Research Projects in Organizational Psychology: Challenges and Opportunities. Michigan State University.

56.Dibble, R. and Gibson, C. B. (2012). Margins, membership and mobility: Re-defining boundaries in collective endeavors. Forthcoming in K. Cameron and G. Spreitzer (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship. Oxford University Press.

57.Kirkman, B.L., Gibson, C.B., & Kim, K. (2012). Across borders and technologies: Advancements in virtual teams research. In S.W. Kozlowski (Ed). Oxford Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, vol. 1 (pp. 789-858). New York: Oxford University Press.

58.Gibson, C. B. (2011). Collaborating with virtuality: Leveraging enabling conditions to improve team effectiveness. In J.S. Osland, M.E. Turner, and D. Kolb (Eds.) The Organizational Behavior Reader, Ninth edition (pp. 298-309). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

59.Stanko, T., and Gibson, C.B. (2009). The role of cultural elements in virtual teams. In R.S. Bhagat & R.M. Steers (Eds.), Handbook of Culture, Organizations, and Work, pp.272-304.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

60.Gibson, C.B., Maznevski, M., & Kirkman, B.L. (2009). When Does Culture Matter? In R.S. Bhagat & R.M. Steers (Eds.), Handbook of Culture, Organizations, and Work, pp.46-68. Cambridge University Press.

61.Gibson, C.B. and Dibble, R. (2008). Culture inside and out: Developing the collective capability to externally adjust. In S. Ang & L. Van Dyne (Eds.), Advances in Cultural Intelligence, 221-240. New York: Sharpe.

62.Gibson,C.B. (2005). Virtuality and collaboration in teams. In J. Osland, M. Turner, D. Kolb & I. Rubin (Eds.), The Organizational Behavior Reader, (8th edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

63.Gibson, C.B., and Ross, A. (2005). Turning the tides in multinational teams. Advances in International Management, 18: 69-95.


64.Gibson, C.B. (2004). Building Multicultural Teams: Learning to Manage the Challenges of Homogeneity and Heterogeneity. In R.A. Goodman, N. Boyacigiller, and M.E. Phillips (Eds.) Crossing Cultures: Insights from Master Teachers. Blackwell Publishing.

65.Gluesing, J. & Gibson, C.B. (2004). Designing and forming global teams. In M. Maznevski, H. Lane, M. Mendenhall (Eds.) Handbook of Cross-Cultural Management: 199-226. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

66.Gibson, C.B., & Manuel, J. (2003). Building trust: Effective multi-cultural communication processes in virtual teams. In C.B. Gibson and S.G. Cohen, Virtual Teams That Work: Creating Conditions for Virtual team Effectiveness. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

67.Gibson, C.B., Conger, J., & Cooper, C. (2001) Perceptual Distance: Impacts of Differences in Team Leader and Member Perceptions Across Cultures. In W.H. Mobley and M.McCall (Eds.) Advances in Global Leadership. Vol. 2: 245-276. JAI Press.

68.Zellmer-Bruhn, M., Gibson, C.B., & Aldag, R. (2001). Times flies like an arrow: Tracing Antecedents and consequences of temporal elements of organizational culture. In C.L. Cooper, S. Cartwright, & P.C. Earley (Eds.) Handbook of Organizational Culture. Wiley.

69.Gibson, C.B., & Kirkman, B.L. (1998). Our Past, Present, and Future in Teams: The Role of Human Resource Professionals in Managing Team Performance. In A.I. Kraut and A.K. Korman (Eds.) Changing Concepts and Practices for Human Resource Management: Contributions from I/O Psychology. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

70.Gibson, C.B. (1996). Do You Hear What I Hear? A Framework for Reconciling Intercultural Communication Difficulties Arising From Cognitive Styles and Cultural Values. In M. Erez & P.C. Earley (Eds.) New Perspectives on International Industrial/Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

71.Gibson, C.B. (1994). The Impact of National Culture on Organization Structure: Evidence from Cross-cultural Interviews. In S.B. Prasad (Ed.) Advances in International Comparative Management, Vol. 9, pp.3-37. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.



PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

72.Gibson, C.B., Elaboration, interpretation, triangulation, and generalization: On the value (and Vices) of mixed-method research. Conditional Acceptance at Organizational Research Methods.

73.Rico, R., Gibson, C.B., Sánchez-Manzanares, M., & Clark, M. Cycles of implicit and explicit team coordination: Understanding team adaptation from A team knowledge–based approach. Second round revise and resubmit, Academy of Management Review.

74.Dibble, R., and Gibson, C.B. Teams that know no boundaries: Theoretical implications of boundary permeability in teams. Revise and resubmit at Journal of Organizational Behavior.

75.Huang, L., Gibson, C.B., Kirkman, B.L, Shapiro, D., Is Traditionalism and asset or liability in innovation teams: A two-study empirical examination. Under Review at JIBS.

76.Gibson, C.B. Sumpter, D., Ambos, T. & Birkinshaw, J. Hierarchical perceptual distance: A new perspective on the strategic consensus-performance relationship. Under review ASQ.

WORKS IN PROGRESS – Full manuscripts

77.Gibson, C.B., Dunlop, P. & Cordery, J.L., Untangling the effects of bureaucratic structure in knowledge management teams: Enactment, enabling and individual experiences of formalization. Target: Administrative Science Quarterly.

78.Porath, C., Gibson, C.B., and Sprietzer, G. To thrive or not to thrive: Antecedents and consequences of thriving at work. Target: Administrative Science Quarterly.

79.Porath, C., Collins, C.C., Gibson, C.B., & Spreitzer, G. Overcoming incivility in the workplace: thriving as an inoculation for a noxious work environment. Target: Journal of Organizational Behavior.

80.Gibbs, J.L., Gibson, C.B., Grushina Y., Dunlop, P., and Cordery, J. Understanding participation in global teams. Target: Organization Science.

81.Chew, E., Collins, C. and Gibson, C.B. The importance of work design in determining whether thriving employees choose to turnover or stay with an organization. Target: Academy of Management Journal.

82.Sumpter, D.M. and Gibson, C.B. From Subjective to Shared: Revisiting Energy in Organizations And Exploring The Space Between. Target: Academy of Management Journal.

83.Collins, C. and Gibson, C.B. Turning teams around: Stimulating positive turning points in team performance. Target: Journal of Applied Psychology.

84.Sumpter, D. and Gibson, C.B. Fueling the capacity for action: A relational model of energy exchange. Target: Academy of Management Review.

85.Collins, C.C., & Gibson, C.B., Is your team leader training not impacting team effectiveness? Organization-level alignment as a constraining factor. Target: Academy of Management Journal.

WORKS IN PROGRESS – in preparation

86.Gibson, C.B., Dunlop, P., Majchrzak, A., & Chia, T. Connection repertoires: Technologies that build innovation in global collaborative efforts. Target: Management Science.

87.Gibson, C.B., Dunlop, P., Caprar, D., & Raghav, S. Identity in global teams: The relationship between synergistic identity, thriving and effectiveness. Target: Administrative Science Quarterly.

88.Gibson, C.B., Transforming organizations and communities: Mutual benefits of corporate-community investment . Target: Administrative Science Quarterly.

89.Gibson, C.B., The benefits of intercultural reflection and immersion for increasing intercultural competence. Target: Journal of Applied Psychology.

90.Gibson, C.B., Dunlop, P., & Edmondson, A. Developing psychologically safe communication climates over time. Target: Administrative Science Quarter.

91.Sumpter, D.M. and Gibson, C.B. The Power Of Empowerment: A Cross--Cultural Comparison Target: Journal Of International Business Studies.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (last 15 years)

Gibson, C.G., Dunlop, P., & Cordery, J. Untangling the effects of bureaucratic structure in knowledge management teams: Enactment, enabling and individual experiences of formalization. 2015 Australia New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Queenstown, NZ.

Gibson, C.B., Caprar, D., and Dunlop, P. Identity Lenses in International Business: Approaches and Opportunities. 2015 Academy of International Business Conference, Banglore, India.

Huang, L., Gibson, C.B., Kirkman, B.L., & Shapiro, D.L. The relationship between traditionalism and team innovation in corporate entrepreneurship. 2015 Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Gibson, C.B., & Dunlop, P. Developing leaders with intercultural competence. 2015 Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Gibson, C.G., Dunlop, P., Caprar, D.V. Intra-individual identity combination: Bringing precision to multiculturalism. 2015 Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Collins, C.C. and Gibson, C.B. Turning teams around: Creating transitions points in team performance. 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Gibbs, J.L., Gibson, C.B., Grushina Y., Understanding Participation in Global Teams. 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Bindl, U., Unsworth, K. & Gibson, C.B. The pursuit of happiness at work: How active changes at work influence well-being and outcomes. 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Hajro, A., Pudelko, M., and Gibson, C.B. Linking multinational teams to organizational context: The role of diversity climate and information processing. 2014 Academy of International Business Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Gibbs, J.L., Gibson, C.B., Grushina Y., Understanding Participation Patterns in Global Teams and How They Lead to Meaningful Engagement across Boundaries.2014 International Communication Association Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Porath, C., Gibson, C.B., and Spreitzer, G. How self-determination promotes thriving and what organizations can do about it. 2014 Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, Honolulu, HI

Byington, E., Collins, C.C., and Gibson, C.B. Is Your team leader training not impacting team effectiveness? Organization-level alignment as a constraining Factor. 2014 Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, Honolulu, HI.

McDaniel, D. and Gibson, C.B. Energy as practice: Relational energy in organizations. 2013 National Academy of Management Meeting, Orlando Florida.

Dunlop, P. , Cordery, P., Gibson, C.B., and Grushina, Y. Too Much of a Good Thing? The Impact of Structure on the Effectiveness of Global Innovation Teams. 2013 Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, Houston, Texas.
Gibson, C.B., Dunlop, P.D. and Grushina, Y. Building Intercultural Competency to Create Identity Synergy and Effectiveness in Global Communities of Practice. 2013 International Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference.

Gibson, C.B., Dunlop, P.D., Goodwin, R., and Talati, Z. The Benefits of Intercultural Reflection and Immersion for Increasing Intercultural Competence. 2013 International Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference.

Gibbs, J., Grushina, Y., and Gibson, C.B. Language, Culture, Status, and Identity: Understanding Factors that Encourage or Limit Participation in Global Communities of Practice. 2013 Australia New Zealand Communications Association.

Dibble, R. and Gibson, C.B. Boundary fluidity in teams. 2013 Management Theory Development Conference, University of the Pacific.

Gibson, C.B. Heartsick for Country: The role of indigenous identity integration in developing sustainable communities. 2012 International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Gibson, C.B., and McDaniel, D. The bicultural experience: The case of indigenous employees relationship with nature orientations. 2012 National Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, MA.

Gibson, C.B., Grushina, Y., and Hinrichs, A. T. Optimizing Benefits of cultural differences as global virtual teams evolve. 2012 National Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, MA.

McDaniel, D., and Gibson C.B. From subjective to shared: Revisiting energy in organizations. 2012 National Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, MA.

Hjaro, A., Pudelko, M., and Gibson, C.B. Multinational Teams: Cultural Differences, Interactions, Organizational Context, and Performance. 2012 Academy of International Business Conference, Washington, D.C.

McDaniel, D., and Gibson C.B. Emerging ideas from emerging markets: The process of discovery in organizational research. . 2012 Academy of International Business Conference, Washington, D.C.

Porath, C. , Gibson, C.B., Spreitzer, G. Thriving at work: Toward an understanding of an internal self-regulatory gauge. 2011 National Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Gibson, C.B., and Cordery, J. Leveraging structure, identity, and coordination to improve virtual knowledge sharing and innovation. 2011 National Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Gibson, C. B. Sustainability through synergy: Collaborative capacity building across stakeholders to increase social impact. 2011 Academy of International Business Conference, Nagoya, Japan.

Parker, S.K., and Gibson, C.B. The Contribution of Pro-activity and Identity Integration to Cross-Cultural Capacity Building. 2011 Academy of International Business Conference, Nagoya, Japan.

Collins, C. and Gibson, C.B. Stimulating positive turning points in team performance: A latent growth model approach. 2011 INGRoup conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Gibson, C.B. Group Minds, Metaphors, Mosaics and Me. 2011 Society for Organizational Behavior, Australia Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Huang, L., Gibson, C.B., Kirkman, B.L, Shapiro, D., Being nationally different and geographically far: Moderators of negative effects on innovation. 2010 National Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

McDaniel, D.M. and Gibson, C.B. When high energy is highly inappropriate: The use of subtle relational energy a cross cultures. 2010 National Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

McDaniel, D.M. and Gibson, C.B. Black holes and generative potential: Negative energy across interdependent work contexts. 2010 National Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Kirkman, B.L, Shapiro, D., Gibson, C.B., Huang, L. The Impact of Cultural Diversity and Virtuality on Teams. 2010 Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Collins, C., Gibson, C.B. , Parker, S., and Quigly, N., Developing teams over tasks and lifespan: The criticality of timescales. 2010, INGroup National Conference, Washington D.C.

McDaniel, D. and Gibson, C.B. Energizer bunny or wet blanket: Relational energy across cultures. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2009, Chicago, IL

McDaniel, D. and Gibson, C.B. Advancements and future directions for cross-cultural organizational behavior theory. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business Meeting, 2009, San Diego, CA

Klein, K. and Gibson, C.B. Cross-cultural communication and team performance. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business Meeting, 2009, San Diego, CA

Dibble, R., and Gibson, C.B. Training for adjustment and performance in collaborations. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2008, Anaheim, CA

Voigt, A. and Gibson, C.B. A Juxtaposition of Two Paths to Radical Innovation in Teams: Moderators of the Impact of Improvisation and Reflexivity. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2008, Anaheim, CA

Porath, C., Sprietzer, G., and Gibson, C.B. To thrive or not to thrive: Antecedents and consequences of thriving at work. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2008, Anaheim, CA

Collins, C., Parker, S., Gibson, C.B. and Quigly, N., Developing teams over tasks and lifespan: The criticality of timescales. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2008, Anaheim, CA

McDaniel, D. and Gibson, C.B. An empirical examination of vicarious empowerment and performance across cultures. Paper presented at the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, 2008, San Francisco, CA

McDaniel, D. and Gibson, C.B. Empowerment across cultures: A conceptual review. Paper presented at the International Association of Management and Business, 2008, San Diego, CA

Gibson, C.B., and Stanko, T. Virtuality here and now: A review and synthesis of virtual work research. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2007, Philadelphia, PA

Gibson, C.B. and Dibble, R. When Complex Change is Status Quo: Investigating Antecedents and Consequences to Collaboration External Adjustment. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2007, Philadelphia, PA.

Gibson, C.B. and Dibble, R. Surmounting Complex Change: Exploring External Adjustment in Film Making. Paper presented at the Cultural Production in a Global Context: The Worldwide Film Industries Conference, 2007, New York University, New York.

Gibson, C.B. Advancing our understanding of effective working and organizing in the global economy. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2006, Atlanta, GA.

Sánchez-Manzanares, M., Rico, R., Gibson, C.B, & Gil, F. The Roles of Implicit Coordination and Task Interdependence in Team Effectiveness. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2006, Atlanta, GA.

Rico, R., Sanchez-Manzanares, M., Gil, F., and Gibson, C.B. Team coordination processes : A team knowledge-based approach. Paper presented at the National Academy of Management Meeting, 2006, Atlanta, GA.

Sánchez-Manzanares, M., Rico, R., Gibson, C.B, & Gil, F. Shared Mental Models and Performance in Work Teams: The Roles of Implicit Coordination and Task Interdependence. Paper presented at the International Congress of Applied Psychology, 2006, Athens, Greece.

Gibson, C. B., & Gibbs, J. L. Unpacking the concept of virtuality: The role of supportive communication climate in facilitating team innovation. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Convention, 2005, New York, NY.

Kirkman, B.L., Rosen, B., Tesluk, P.E., & Gibson, C.B. Enhancing the Transfer of Computer-Assisted Training Proficiency in Geographically-Distributed Teams. Paper presented at the Annual Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Meeting, 2005, Los Angeles, CA.

Kirkman, B.L., Rosen, B., & Gibson, C.B. Exploring the impact of demographic heterogeneity on virtual team performance. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, 2004, New Orleans, LA.

Gibson, C.B., & Ross, A. Turning the tides in multinational teams. Paper presented at the Multinational Work Teams Conference, 2004, University of Maryland.

Kirkman, B.L., Rosen, B., Tesluk, P.E., & Gibson, C.B. The impact of CDROM-based team training on virtual team processes and performance: An empirical investigation. Paper presented at the annual Southern Management Association Meetings, 2003, Clearwater Beach, FL.

Kirkman, B.L., Rosen, B., & Gibson, C.B. Exploring the role of team empowerment in the performance of virtual teams. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, 2003, Seattle, WA.

Cohen, S., Goh, K., and Gibson, C.B. Putting the team back in virtual teams. Paper presented at the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology meeting, 2003, Orlando, FL.

Maznevski, M.L., Gibson, C.B., & Kirkman, B.L. When Does Culture Matter? Paper presented at the Journal of International Business Studies Emerging Research conference, 2003, Duke University.

Gibson, C.B. and Earley, P.C. Work Team Performance Guided by Collective Thought: The Structure and Function of Group Efficacy. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, 2002, Denver, CO.

Gibson, C.B., and Cohen, S.G. Is There Anybody Out There? The Impact of Virtuality on Individual Psychological States and Work Team Enabling Conditions. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, 2002, Denver, CO.

Zellmer-Bruhn, M., Gibson, C.B., and Earley, P.C. Which differences make a difference? An exploration of team heterogeneity and team age. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, 2002, Denver, CO.

Zellmer-Bruhn, M. & Gibson, C.B. Global Mind-Set Heterogeneity: A Critical Multinational Team Attribute. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business Meeting, 2002, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gibson, C.B., Cooper, C., and Conger, J. Cultural Moderators of ‘Perceptual Distance’ in Teams: The Relationship of Leader-Member Perceptual Differences and Team Productivity Across Cultures. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business Meeting, 2002, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gluesing, J. & Gibson, C.B. Designing and forming global teams. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business Meeting, 2002, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gibson, C.B. and Manuel, J. Building trust: Effective multicultural communication processes in virtual teams. Paper presented at the International Western Academy of Management Meeting, 2002, Lima, Peru.

Gibson, C.B. The role of cultural differences in predicting trust in virtual collaborations. Paper presented at the Western Academy of Management Meeting, 2002, Santa Fe, NM.

Gibson, C.B., Kirkman, B.L., Tesluk, P., Rosen, B. The seven secrets to virtual team success. Paper presented at the Western Academy of Management Meeting, 2002, Santa Fe, NM.

Gibson, C.B., & Vermeulen, F. Teams engaging in learning behavior: An empirical investigation of stimuli and impediments. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2001, Washington D.C.

Gibson, C.B., & Birkinshaw, J. Contextual determinants of organizational ambidexterity. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2001, Washington D.C.

Gibson, C.B., Conger, J., & Cooper, C. Perceptual Distance: The Impact of Differences in Team Leader and Member Perceptions Across Cultures. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2001, Washington D.C.

Gibson, C.B., & Manuel, J. Building trust: Effective multi-cultural communication processes in virtual teams. Paper presented at the Creating Conditions for Virtual Team Effectiveness Conference, 2001, University of Southern California.

Gibson, C.B., & Birkinshaw, J. Contextual determinants of organizational ambidexterity. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business Meeting, 2000, Phoenix, AZ.

Cohen, S., & Gibson, C.B. More of the good stuff: Virtuality simply amplifies the criticality of basic design factors. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, 2000, Toronto, Canada.

Gibson, C.B. Managing multicultural organizations: A meeting of the minds. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, 2000, Toronto, Canada.

Tyran, K, & Gibson,C.B. What you see is what you get: Observing and modeling the relationship between readily identifiable and non-identifiable heterogeneity characteristics, group efficacy, and team outcomes. Paper presented at the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, 2000, New Orleans, LA.
Funding received
2015 Paper of the Decade Award, Academy of International Business

Thomson Reuters 2015 Highly Cited Distinction (Citation Count Between 2003-2015 Among the Top 1% of Business and Economic Academics Globally)

2014 Thomson Reuters 2014 Highly Cited Distinction (Citation Count Between 2002-2014 Among the Top 1% of Business and Economic Academics Globally)

University of Western Australia Vice Chancellor’s Award for Senior Research Excellence

Dean’s Best Paper Award for 2014, UWA Business School

2013 Australian Research Council Linkage Grant with Inenco (Collins and Gibson) ($1,300,000)

University of Western Australia Collaborative Research Grant ($100,000)

Dean’s Best Paper Award for 2013, UWA Business School

2012 Spanish Economic Ministry (Rico, Sanchez, Gibson, and Mohammad) (approx. $50,000)

2011 Australia Research Council Discovery Grant (Griffin, Yeo, Day and Gibson) ($320,000)

Australian Research Council Linkage Grant with Inenco (Collins and Gibson) ($2,147,454)

Australian Research Council Linkage Grant with Alcoa (Gibson and Cordery) ($421,464)

2010 Australia Research Council Discovery Grant (Gibson) ($304,000)

2009 Australia Research Council Future Fellowship (Gibson) ($890,000)

2008 University of California, Irvine Pedagogical Innovation Award

2006 Center for Research for Information and Technology Grant ($15,000)

2005 Center for Research for Information and Technology Grant ($15,000)

2004 National Science Foundation ($100,000)

CRITO Grant ($15,000)

UCI Faculty Enrichment Grant ($25,000)

GSM CORCLR Research Grant ($3,000)

2003 Center for Innovation and Management Studies Award ($10,000)

2002 Ascendant Scholar Award - Western Academy of Management

Excellence in Research Award - USC

2000 National Science Foundation Supplemental Grant (with Susan Cohen) ($40,000)

1999 National Science Foundation (with Susan Cohen) ($300,000)

Center for Innovation Management Studies Award (with Susan Cohen) ($30,000)

1998 National Science Foundation POWRE Award ($20,000)

Education Commission of the States Grant ($15,000)

1996 National Science Foundation ($220,000)
Industrial relevance
Regularly conduct invited executive education courses on the topics of leadership, teams, virtual and international work for audiences around the world. Clients included:

Alcoa World Wide Refining
Woodside Energy
Qantas Airlines
Westpac Banking
Boston Consulting Group
KPMG
Australian Public Service
National Australia Bank
General Electric
General Motors
Johnson & Johnson
Lockheed Martin Aerospace
Not-For-Profit Organizations
Links with Industry

Principal investigator on major multinational, multi-firm and multi-disciplinary research projects funded by Australian Research Council, with funding from the National Science Foundation in USA. This research has been conducted in partnership with a wide variety of organizations in industries such as resources, aerospace, technology, banking, and pharmaceuticals.

In her work with teams in multinational organizations, she strives to increase performance, sustainability, and quality of work life for team members from various cultures. She has two decades of experience conducting research and training on team development, cross-cultural interaction, and social impact for over 30 major multinational firms, including Woodside, BHP-Billiton, NAB, KPMG, General Electric, General Motors, Johnson & Johnson. Teams have been located in over 20 countries, encompassing the U.S., Canada, Australia, Latin America, Western Europe, and Southeast Asia.
Major research areas include: collective cognition, learning and innovation, and culture and technology.
Memberships
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Academy of Management
Academy of International Business
Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology
Society for Organizational Behavior, Australia

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2015-presentProgram chair elect, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management (five year leadership succession culminating in Chair of the Division)

2012- 2015Associate Editor, Organization Science Special Issue on the Psychology of Networks

2000 – presentEditorial Board Member for Academy of Management Journal

2009 - presentEditorial Board Member for Organization Science

2010 - presentReviewer, Australia Research Council

2007- 2014Editorial Board Member for Administrative Science Quarterly

2003 - 2006Editorial Board Member for Journal of International Business Studies

1998 - 2006Editorial Board Member for Group and Organization Management.

1994 - presentAdhoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Review, Management Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Studies


UNIVERSITY SERVICE (graduate student development)

2016-presentPrimary supervisor, Terence Chia, School of Business, UWA

2015-presentPrimary supervisor, Sonia Ragav, School of Business, UWA

2015-presentPrimary supervisor, Kelly Lewis, School of Business, UWA

2015-presentCo-Supervisor, Bikindra Thapa, School of Business, UWA

2015-presentCo-Supervisor, Richard Goater, School of Business, UWA

2015-presentCo-Supervisor, Phillip De Bruyn, School of Business, UWA

2012-presentCo-Supervisor, Ami Caliburn, School of Business, UWA

2012-presentPrimary supervisor, Emily Chew, UWA/UNSW

2012-2013Masters Supervisor, Amy Erlandsen, School of Psychology, UWA

2012-2013Masters Supervisor, Terence Chia, School of Psychology, UWA

2010-2014Co-Supervisor, Daniel Schepis, School of Business, UWA

2008-2009Advisor, Laura Huang, School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2007-2011Chair of Dissertation Committee, Dana McDaniel, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2007-2010Chair of the Dissertation Committee, Andreas Voigt, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2006-2010Chair of Dissertation Committee, Rebecca Dibble, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2007-2011Member of Dissertation Committee, Kenji Klein, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2006-2010Member of Dissertation Committee, Renee Rottner, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine

2006-2010Member of Dissertation Committee, Alaka Rao, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2004-2008Member of Dissertation Committee, Taryn Stanko, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2004-2007Member of Dissertation Committee, Jane Xu, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2002-2004Chair of Dissertation Committee, Karen Goh, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

2004-2008Member of Phase II Committee, Ani Ross-Grubb, Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine.

2003-2004Member of Candidacy Committee, Laura Erskine, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

2001-2003Member of Dissertation Committee, Seok-Woo Kwon, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

2000-2003Member of Dissertation Committee, Kimberly Hopkins Perttula, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

2000-2001Member of Dissertation Committee, Jennifer Gibbs, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California.

1997-1999Member of Dissertation Committee, Mary Zellmer-Bruhn, School of Business, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1997-1999Member of Dissertation Committee, Mary Ladtke, School of Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1997-1999Member of Dissertation Committee, Antionette Derjani, School of Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1997-1999Member of Dissertation Committee, David Robinson, School of Business, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1996-1998Member of Dissertation Committee, Min Williams, School of Communication, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

1996-1998Member of Dissertation Committee, Shelia Schroedl, School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Honours and awards
2015 Paper of the Decade Award, Academy of International Business

Thomson Reuters 2015 Highly Cited Distinction (Citation Count Between 2003-2015 Among the Top 1% of Business and Economic Academics Globally)


2014Thomson Reuters 2014 Highly Cited Distinction (Citation Count Between 2002-2014 Among the Top 1% of Business and Economic Academics Globally)

University of Western Australia Vice Chancellor’s Award for Senior Research Excellence

Dean’s Best Paper Award for 2014, UWA Business School

2008 University of California, Irvine Pedagogical Innovation Award
2003 Center for Innovation and Management Studies Award ($10,000)
2002 Ascendant Scholar Award - Western Academy of Management
Excellence in Research Award - USC
Center for Innovation Management Studies Award (with Susan Cohen) ($30,000)
1998 National Science Foundation POWRE Award ($20,000)
Previous positions
2008- 2010 Dean’s Professor of Leadership and Teams, University of California, Irvine
2003- 2007 Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine
1998- 2003 Associate Research Professor, Center for Effective Organizations, USC
1995- 1998 Assistant Professor of Management, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Teaching
Teaching organizational behavior, leadership and international management for undergraduates, MBA’s, executives, and Ph.D. students.

2015 Leading Global Collaboration, Management and Organizations, University of Western Australia
Developed course on leading global collaboration. The inability to lead collaborative efforts is a major factor leading managers to derail off the track to higher level positions. By completing this course, students will: (1) understand the components that comprise global collaborations, (2) learn to identify key factors that influence performance in them, (3) develop skills in diagnosing opportunities and threats that face such collaborations, and (4) gain leadership and teamwork expertise by working in complex collaborations and analyzing their own experience in and contributions to them. The course is highly interactive and involves a variety of experiences, including exercises, case studies, projects, and discussions. Topics include: adjusting leadership approaches for intercultural effectiveness; cultural integration and conflict resolution; intercultural communication; building links outside the collaboration to required resources; and technology use.

2007 MGMT 290 and MGMT 121: Global Team Collaboration, University of California, Irvine
Developed and taught MBA and undergraduate course on complex global collaboration focused on cross-functional, cross-team, cross-organization, and cross-national interfaces; cultural integration and conflict resolution; who must communicate with whom and how; building links outside the collaboration to required resources; and technology use. Students:(1) gain greater understanding of the components that comprise global collaborations, (2) learn to identify key factors that influence performance in them, (3) develop skills in diagnosing opportunities and threats that face such collaborations, and (4) gain teamwork expertise by working in complex collaborations and analyzing their own experience in and contributions to them.

2005 Ph.D. Seminar in Organizational Behavior, University of California, Irvine
Developed and taught a Ph.D. seminar designed to help students gain knowledge of recent organizational behavior research published in the mainstream management journals, including familiarity with: which issues and theoretical frameworks are receiving attention (and those that are not, but perhaps should be), the strengths of recently employed research designs and methodologies (as well as the weaknesses), basic conclusions which can be drawn from recent research (and those which have yet to be evidenced), and implications.

2005 Making Movie Magic: Learning From Collaborative Work Challenges in the Film Industry, University of California, Irvine
Developed and taught freshman undergraduate research seminar in which we examined collaborative work challenges, key managerial characteristics, and organizational features that are required to create a successful film, identifying ways in which these lessons can be translated into other settings to improve the effectiveness of work collaborations of all types.

2005-2006 FT200: Management of Complex Organizations, University of California, Irvine
Revised and taught core opening MBA course that introduces the foundations of strategy and competitive analysis, innovation as strategic imperative, different frameworks for analyzing and designing organizations, key issues in effective managing and leading in teams, and ethics in practice.

2004-2005 F/E296: Executive Leadership: Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine
Developed and taught capstone core MBA course designed to provide students with insights and perspectives about the role of the executive leader and how that role relates to their career, including in-depth analysis of your own leadership style, and career action plans for further development.

2003-2004 FE202: Organizational Analysis for Management; Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine
Developed and taught core MBA course designed to help students gain an understanding of the behavior of individuals, groups, and organizations and to develop skill in analyzing, managing and understanding organizations and organizational processes. The course integrates theories with the practical realities of managing organizations.

2001-2003 Virtualocity: A Virtual Collaboration Training Curriculum
Developed and taught a 12-module for training program for industry and education settings to train participants in the skills necessary for effective virtual collaboration. Each module contains concepts and frameworks, instructor scripts, experiential exercises with guidelines, and a handbook. The modules cover topics such as cultural integration, communication climates, and conflict resolution.

Fall
2001-2002 MOR 551: Performance Management and Motivation; Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Developed and taught MBA seminar designed to help students: (1) become familiar with a variety of motivational techniques that can improve work performance; (2) gain skills in implementing motivation and performance management interventions; (3) learn to optimize with minimal information and conduct analysis in “real time.”

Fall 1998-2003 Executive Education and Training, Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California
Developed and taught seminars for executive audiences addressing human resource management, team effectiveness, virtual collaboration, multicultural integration, communication, and innovation.

Spring 1998 MHR 870: Ph.D. Seminar in International Management; School of Business, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Developed and taught seminar designed to help participants gain: (1) familiarity with issues in six domains of international management; (2) expertise in leading critical academic discussion; (3) progress toward preparing a manuscript examining a particular domain; (4) experience revising a manuscript based on reviews and (5) expertise in providing a friendly review for a colleague.

Spring 1996 MHR 532: Organizational and Managerial Skills, School of Business, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Developed and taught course designed to introduce students to three key skills: (1) enhancing effectiveness (defining effectiveness, establishing goals and setting direction for organizations, and managing time efficiently), (2) enhancing integration (communicating and providing feedback, resolving conflicts and negotiating, working in teams, and designing organizational structures), and (3) enhancing change (initiating and sustaining change, valuing cultural diversity.

Fall 1995 – 1998 MHR 701: Management of Teams and Groups; School of Business, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Developed and taught undergraduate and core MBA courses designed to: 1) provide a greater understanding of the components and processes that comprise group behavior systems; 2) develop skills in diagnosing opportunities and threats that face teams and groups; and 3) create teamwork expertise through team projects and analysis of team experience.
Current external positions
Editorial Board Member and Reviewer

2015-present Program chair elect, Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management (five year leadership succession culminating in Chair of the Division)

2012- 2015 Associate Editor, Organization Science Special Issue on the Psychology of Networks

2000 – present Editorial Board Member for Academy of Management Journal

2009 - present Editorial Board Member for Organization Science

2010 - present Reviewer, Australia Research Council
New and noteworthy
In both 2014 and 2015, Professor Gibson was awarded the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Distinction for having a Citation Count over the last 12 years among the top 1% of business and economic academics globally.

In 2015, Professor Gibson and her colleagues were recognized with the Paper of the Decade Award from the Academy of International Business, for publishing the most influential paper in the last decade.

Professor Gibson was recently elected, Program Chair Elect, for the Organizational Behavior Division, Academy of Management, a five year leadership succession culminating in Chair of the Division.
Current projects
Professor Gibson’s most recent work, forthcoming in Academy of Management Journal, addresses the development of organizational diversity climates that foster effective team work across cultures:

Hajro, A., Gibson, C.B., and Pudelko, M. (forthcoming). The relationship between organizational diversity climate, knowledge exchange processes and effectiveness in multicultural teams. Academy of Management Journal.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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