Aimée A. Kane

Assistant Professor of Management, Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, Duquesne University
B.A., Duke University
Ph.D. and M.S., Carnegie Mellon University

Research Interests
  • Team receptivity to newcomers
  • Knowledge transfer between groups/ teams
  • Superordinate social identity, knowledge creation, knowledge transfer, and sustainability
  • Social identification and boundary spanning for collaboration and knowledge generation
Teaching
Journal Publications and Conference Proceedings (peer reviewed)

Dokko, G., Kane, A. A., Tortoriello, M. (2014) One of us or one of my friends: How social identity and tie strength shape the creative generativity of boundary-spanning ties. Organization Studies, 35, 707-726. doi: 10.1177/0170840613508397.

Kang, R., Kane, A. A., & Kiesler, S. (2014). Teammate inaccuracy blindness: When information sharing tools hinder collaborative analysis. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW ‘14). NY: ACM Press.

Rink, F., Kane, A. A., Ellemers, N., & Van der Vegt, G. S. (2013) Team receptivity to newcomers: Five decades of evidence and future research themes. The Academy of Management Annals, 7:1, 245-291. doi: 10.1080/19416250.2013.766405

Salazar, M. R., Lant, T. K., & Kane, A. A. (2011). To join or not to join: An investigation of individual facilitators and inhibitors of medical faculty participation in interdisciplinary research teams. Clinical and Translational Science, 4(4), 274-278.

Kane, A. A. & Rink, F. (2011) Newcomers as active agents: Team receptivity to integrating vs. differentiating identity strategies. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Best Paper Proceedings, 1-6. doi:10.5464AMBPP.211.235.a

Kane, A. A. (2010). Unlocking knowledge transfer potential: Knowledge demonstrability and superordinate social identity. Organization Science, 21(3), 643-660.

Levina, N. & Kane, A.A. (2009) I am not one of them anymore: Onshore immigrant managers on offshored software development projects. Best Paper Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. (Nominee for the Carolyn Dexter Award from the OCIS Division of the Academy of Management)

Salazar, M. R., Lant, T. K., & Kane, A. A. (2009). Predicting Participation in Experimental Interdisciplinary Team Structures for Knowledge Creation. Best Paper Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management.

Levina, N. & Kane, A.A. (2009) Immigrant Managers as Boundary Spanners on Offshored Software Development Projects: Partners or Bosses? Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Workshop on Intercultural Collaboration (IWIC’09), 978-1-60558-198-9. (Winner of best paper award).

Kane, A.A., Argote, L., & Levine, J.M. (2005) Knowledge transfer between groups via personnel rotation: Effects of social identity and knowledge quality. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 96, 56-71.

Book Contributions (peer reviewed)

Rink, F. & Kane, A.A. (in press) Conflict and change in teams: The innovative newcomer challenge. In N.M. Ashkanasy, O.B. Ayoko & K.A. Jehn (Eds.) Handbook of Research in Conflict Management (pp. in press). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Edgar.

Kane, A. A. & Steele, A. L. (2012) Taking actions to deal with climate change risks and opportunities: Developing strong superordinate identities within corporations to promote knowledge transfer and creation. In J.A.F. Stoner and C. Wankel (Eds.) Managing Climate Change Business Risks and Consequences: Leadership for Global Sustainability (pp. 207-225). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Argote, L. & Kane, A.A. (2009) Superordinate identity and knowledge creation and transfer in organizations. In N.J Foss and S. Michailova (Eds.) Knowledge Governance: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives (pp. 166-190). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Argote, L. & Kane, A.A. (2003) Learning from direct and indirect experience in organizations: The effects of experience content, timing, and distribution. In P. Paulus and B. Nijstad (Eds.) Group Creativity: Innovation through Collaboration (pp. 277-303). New York: Oxford University Press.

If you would like a copy of any of these publications or research materials (e.g., origami knowledge transfer paradigm), please send me an email.


Selected Presentations

  • Kang, R., Kane, A.A., Kiesler, S. (2013) When Information Sharing Tools Help or Hinder Collaborative Analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) in Atlanta, GA. 

  • Kane, A. A. & Rink, F. (2011) Newcomers as active agents: Team receptivity to integrating vs. differentiating identity strategies. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in San Antonio, TX.

  • Kane, A. A. & Rink, F. (2011) Newcomers to work teams: Evidence, themes, and new directions. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) in Minneapolis, MN.

  • Unlocking knowledge transfer potential: Knowledge demonstrability and superordinate social identity.  Invited presentation in the Organizational Behavior Seminar Series, College of Business,  University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Jul. 2010.
Last updated: June 2014.