Welcome to SCANCOR

The Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research facilitates inquiry in organizational social science among a transnational network of scholars. Its member institutions in Scandinavia and greater Europe support working visits and residencies at Stanford and Harvard Universities. SCANCOR also sponsors conferences, workshops, and mentoring opportunities worldwide.

Get to know SCANCOR/Stanford's new director - Chiqui Ramirez

SCANCOR recently announced the appointment of Professor Francisco (Chiqui) Ramirez as the new director of SCANCOR at Stanford University beginning January 1, 2018. SCANCOR conducted an interview with Dr. Ramirez to get his perspective on this new role.

Q: What kind of research are you conducting currently? How does it tie in with your new role at SCANCOR?

A: I have been comparing the organization of universities across different countries. The underlying strategy is to assess how much universities are shaped by historical legacies and organizational path dependencies relative to the influence of world models of what constitutes a good university and the homogenizing impact of a global educational environment. I have several papers that in different ways address this issue...

Announcing the SCANCOR Monday seminar series for fall quarter 2017

The SCANCOR Monday seminar series is convened weekly from 3 - 4.30 PM in the SCANCOR conference room, CERAS 123, unless otherwise noted in the full schedule (linked below).

Monday, October 2 - David Pedulla, Department of Sociology, Stanford University
Monday, October 16 - Tim Weiss, Fellow, Center for Work, Technology & Organization (WTO), Stanford University
Monday, October 30 - David Obstfeld, California State University-Fullerton
Monday, November 6 - Klaus Weber, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Monday, November 13 -  Julia DiBenigno, Yale School of Management
Monday, November 27 - Kristina Herold, SCANCOR Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University
Monday, December 4 - Emilio Castilla, MIT