CONFERENCES

 

Conference Organisation

Chair of the organising committee for the 5th Global e-Conference on Fit, December 2016.

Co-Organiser of the Research in Management Learning and Education (RMLE) Unconference, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, February 2013 (with Brown, K. G., Kenworthy, A. L., and Hrivnak, G.): www.rmle.org

Chair of the organising committee for the 4th Global e-Conference on Fit, December 2010.

Chair of the organising committee for the 3rd Global e-Conference on Fit, November 2009.

Chair of the organising committee for the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit, November 2008.

Organiser of the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit, 19-21 November 2007: www.fitconference.com

 

Conference Session Management

Session Chair & Presenter, of a symposium entitled "Organisational misfit: A practice turn in organisational fit research" for the Organizational Psychology track at the British Academy of Management (BAM), Bristol, UK, 2018.

Facilitator at the JME/MED Writers Workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August, 2011.

Session Chair/Facilitator of a developmental paper session for the Organisational Psychology track at the British Academy of Management, Sheffield, September, 2010.

Session Chair/Facilitator for two developmental paper sessions in the Organisational Psychology track at the British Academy of Management, Brighton, September, 2009.

Facilitator at the OMJ/JME MED Writers Workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL., August, 2009.

Member of the Editors' Panel at the 36th Annual OBTC: Teaching Conference for Management Educators, Charleston, SC., June, 2009.

Expert panel member at the Person-Environment Fit Incubator professional development workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA., August, 2008.

Facilitator of the interactive paper session called 'Topics and Practices in Management Education' at the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA., August, 2008.

Facilitator at the MED Writers professional development workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA., August, 2008.

Presenter at the 'Making Large Global Collaborations Succeed' professional development workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA., August, 2008.

Session Chair for the paper session What's New in Management Education?: A Look at Four New Approaches for Teaching and Learning' at the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA., August, 2008.

Chair for the 'Using film as a teaching resource' session at the 2nd Open Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Conference, Open University, Milton Keynes, October 2007.

Session chair for the paper session 'Studies in person-organisation fit' in the Organisational Psychology stream at the British Academy of Management conference, Warwick, September 2007.

Session chair for the developmental paper session 'Motivation studies' in the Organisational Psychology stream at the British Academy of Management conference, Warwick, September 2007.

Discussant for the paper session 'Teaching Strategy: Different Options' at the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA., August 2007.

Moderator of the oral paper session 'Penalty Shootouts' at the 6th World Congress on Science and Football, Antalya, Turkey, January 2007 (with Williams, A. M.).

Session Chair for the paper session 'Advances in person-organisation fit' in the Organisational Psychology stream at the British Academy of Management conference, Belfast, September 2006.

Session Chair for the paper session 'Support, safety and trust' in the Organisational Psychology stream at the British Academy of Management conference, Oxford, September 2005.

Session Chair for the paper session 'Lighten Up! Understanding the influence of humour and positive mood in work settings' at the Academy of Management, Hawaii, HI., August 2005.

Session Chair for the recruitment and selection papers at the 1st HRM-The Inside Story conference, Milton Keynes, April 1996.
Other Conference Involvement

Attended the Doctoral Consortium of the Organizational Behavior/Organization and Management Theory/Organization Development and Change divisions of the Academy of Management held at the annual meeting in Cincinnati, OH., 1996.

 

Keynote Addresses and Invited Contributions

Billsberry, J. (2018). A guide to publishing in management education journals. Presentation at Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Surfer's Paradise, Australia, UK, 24th July 2018.

Billsberry, J. (2018). A guide to publishing in management education journals. Presentation at Middlesex Business School, Middlesex University, London, UK, 5th March 2018. Click here for details.

Billsberry, J. (2017) Introducing the negative affect misfit model. Presentation at a small group meeting of European organisational fit researchers, KU Leuven, Antwerp, Belgium, 29th September 2017.

Billsberry, J. (2017). Unconventional top tips for successful publishing in business and management journals. Presentation at the Faculty of Economics and Business, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 18th August 2017.

Billsberry, J. (2016). Teaching leadership from a social constructionist perspective: Movies, videography, and filmmaking. Keynote presentation to the Becoming a Leader: A Matter of Education? conference, Nord Universitet, Bodø, Norway, 21st June 2016.

Billsberry, J. (2016). Showcasing the use of student videography in the leadership and management classroom. Invited (and refereed) Professional Development Workshop (PDW) at the 2nd International Academy of Management Human Resource Management conference, Sydney, Australia, 20 February, 2016.

Billsberry, J. (2015). A guide to using films, videography, and filmmaking in OB, leadership, and management. Presentation at NEOMA Business School, Rouen campus, Rouen, France, 4 June 2015.

Billsberry, J. (2015). A guide to publishing in management education. Presentation at NEOMA Business School, Rouen campus, Rouen, France, 4 June 2015.

Billsberry, J. (2015). A guide to using films, videography, and filmmaking in OB, leadership, and management. Presentation at NEOMA Business School, Reims campus, Reims, France, 3 June 2015.

Billsberry, J. (2015). A guide to publishing in management education. Presentation at NEOMA Business School, Reims campus, Reims, France, 3 June 2015.

Billsberry, J. (2014). Forefronting behaviour in the OB and leadership classrooms: Movies, videography, and filmmaking. Pearson ANZAM Management Educator of the Year Masterclass, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) annual conference, Sydney, Australia, 3 December 2014.

Billsberry, J. (2014). Applications of person-organisation fit in real world recruitment and selection decisions. Keynote presentation to the 8th Dutch Flemish Meeting on Personnel Recruitment and Selection, Center of Job Knowledge Research, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 17 October 2014.

Billsberry, J. (2014). Tearing apart two paradigms of fit. Keynote presentation to the Small Group Meeting (SGM) on Opening New Frontiers in Person-Environment Fit Research. European Association of Work and Organizaional Psychology (EAWOP), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 15-16 October 2014.

Billsberry, J. (2014). Adding practice fields to business schools. In R. P. Wright and K. G. Brown (Eds.) Educating Tomorrow's Thought-Leaders: Distinguished Scholars Answer a Burning Question. Booklet for discussion at the launch of the Strategic Management Society (SMS) Teaching Community. PDF

Billsberry, J. (2014). Performance from performances: A new approach to leadership development. Keynote presentation to the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA) National Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 4 July 2014.

Billsberry, J. (2014). From thesis to journal article. Presentation to the ANZAM Mid-Year Research Student Workshop, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia, 20 June 2014.

Panel Member at the 'Meet the Editors' session, ANZAM conference, Hobart, Australia, 2013.

Billsberry, J. (2012). A guide to publishing in management education journals. Presentation at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 31 May 2012.

Billsberry, J. (2012). Using I/O expertise to make HR strategic. Presentation to the Christchurch chapter of the Industrial/Organisational division of the New Zealand Psychological Society, Christchurch, New Zealand, 17 May 2012.

Billsberry, J. (2012). Die Another Day: Effective teaching with film in management education. Presentation at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 15 May 2012.

Billsberry, J. (2012). Towards an understanding of perceived fit and misfit. Presentation at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1 May 2012.

Billsberry, J. (2010). The social construction of leadership. Professorial Lecture, Coventry University, Coventry, 8 March 2010.

Billsberry, J. (2010). Trust formation and value congruence during organisational entry. Presentation at the 2nd Seminar in the ESRC Seminar Series on Organisational Trust, 1 March 2010.

Billsberry, J., and Kristof-Brown, A. L. (2009). New directions in organizational fit. Keynote address at the 3rd Global e-Conference on Fit, www.open.ac.uk/fitconference/, 12 November 2009.

Billsberry, J. (2008). Leadership is in the eye of the beholder. Open University Leadership Seminar Series, Milton Keynes, 13 May 2008.

Billsberry, J. (2007). Gaining a presence through online conferencing. Talk at the 4th ESRC 'Advancing research in the business and management field' seminar organised by the British Academy of Management's Research Methods Special Interest Group, Guildford.

Billsberry, J. (2006). Organisational research: The missing link in HR departments. Keynote address at the 2nd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference – Planning for the Future: University HRM in the Next Decade, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

Refereed Conference Research Presentations

Escobar, C., BIllsberry, J., & Molineux, J. (2018). On the implicit leadership theories of children. Paper presented at the 32nd Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) annual conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Mueller, J., Skinner, J., Swanson, S., & Billsberry, J. (2018). Surfacing implicit leadership theories in a professional sporting context: A comparison of four research techniques in a Bundesliga handball club. Paper presented at the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) conference, Adelaide, Australia.

Mol, S., & Billsberry, J. (2018). Redefining misfit through a social network lens. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM), Bristol, UK.

Hollyoak, B., Talbot, D., & Billsberry, J. (2018). Employers’ response to misfit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM), Bristol, UK.

Vleugels, W., and Billsberry, J., (2018). On the development of an organisational fit personnel selection tool. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM), Bristol, UK.

Vleugels, W., Tierens, H., Billsberry, J., Verbruggan, M., & De Cooman, R. (2018). Profiles of fit and misfit: A repeated weekly measures study of perceived value congruence. Proceedings of the Academy of Management, 1. Paper presented at the Academy of Management (AoM), Chicago, USA.

Ambrosini, V., Billsberry, J., Garrido-Lopez, M., & Stiles, D. (2017). Phenomenography in management education: Towards manageable student-centred issues and deep learning. Paper presented at the 31st Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) annual conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Mueller, J., Skinner, J., Swanson, S. & Billsberry, J. (2017). Implicit leadership theories-A phenomenographic study within a sporting context. Paper presented at the 25th European Association for Sport Management (EASM) annual conference, Bern and Magglingen, Switzerland.

Hollyoak, B., Talbot, D., Pyper, N., & Billsberry, J. (2017). Vocalising the experience of misfit: A netnographic study. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM), Warwick, UK.

Serdyukov, S., Rouleau, L., and Billsberry, J. (2017). Hybrid roles and confusing identities: Becoming a manager in academia. Paper presented at the 33rd European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Billsberry, J. and Stiles, D. (2016). Drawing definitions of perceived fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA.

Follmer, E. H., Kristof-Brown, A. L., Astrove, S. L. L., Talbot, D., and Billsberry, J. (2016). A qualitative study of the efforts involved in fitting in. Paper presented at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA.

Köhler, T., Billsberry, J. and Cohen, M. (2016). Is journal reviewing good for you? Outcomes of engagement in professional service activities for academic careers. Paper presented at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA.

Kashi, K., Molineux, J., Fraser, A., & Billsberry, J. (2016). Factors enabling Human Resource professionals to experience psychological flow at work. Paper presented at the 2nd International Academy of Management Human Resource Management conference, Sydney, Australia.

Coldwell, D., Williamson, M., Talbot, D., & Billsberry, J. (2015). Ex uno plura? Towards a conceptual model of organizational socialisation and ethical fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM) annual conference, Portsmouth, UK.

Ambrosini, V., Billsberry, J., Garrido-Lopez, M., and Cohen, M. (2015). Illuminating management education by integrating lessons from phenomenographic research. Proceedings of the Academy of Management, 1. Vancouver, Canada

Billsberry, J., and North-Samardzic, A. (2015). Applying the afterlife to the teaching of authentic leadership. Proceedings of the Academy of Management, 1. Paper presented at the Academy of Management (AoM), Vancouver, Canada.

Köhler, T., Billsberry, J., and Cohen, M. (2015). What motivates academics to engage in journal reviewing? Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting (AOM), Vancouver, Canada.

Billsberry, J. (2015). Do organisations really select people based on their value congruence? Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society's 11th Industrial and Organisational Psychology conference (IOP), Melbourne, Australia.

Billsberry, J., and North-Samardzic, A. (2015). Applying the afterlife to the teaching of authentic leadership. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society's 11th Industrial and Organisational Psychology conference (IOP), Melbourne, Australia.

Billsberry, J., North-Samardzic, A., and Cohen, M. (2015). Surreptitious implicit leadership theory discovery: The key to leadership emergence. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society's 11th Industrial and Organisational Psychology conference (IOP), Melbourne, Australia.

Molineux, J., Kashi, K., and Billsberry, J. (2015). Psychological flow relating to the experience of Human Resource professionals at work. Paper presented at the Australian Psychological Society's 11th Industrial and Organisational Psychology conference (IOP), Melbourne, Australia.

Billsberry, J., and North-Samardzic, A. (2014). Lights, cameras, behaviour! Teaching leadership through filmmaking. Paper presented at the International Studying Leadership Conference (ISLC), Copenhagen, Denmark.

Billsberry, J. (2014). An empirical test of ASA's selection proposition. Paper presented at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) annual conference, Honolulu, HI.

Kristof-Brown, A. L., Talbot, D., Billsberry, J., Follmer, E. H., Lolkus, S. (2013). Making the effort to fit in. Paper presented in a Showcase Symposium at the Academy of Management annual conference, Orlando, FL.

Ambrosini, V., Garrido-Lopez, M., & Billsberry, J. (2013). Phenomenography research in Higher Education and its implications for management education. Paper presented at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC), Asheville, NC.

Billsberry, J., and Stiles, D. (2012). Picturing organisational fit. Paper presented at the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) annual conference, Perth, Australia.

Barton, L., Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V. and Barton, H. (2012) Accreditation, competition, innovation and beyond: What does the future hold for British and French business schools?. Paper presented at the 1st EFMD Higher Education Research Conference, Zürich, Switzerland.

Billsberry, J., Talbot, D. and Ambrosini, V. (2011) Using causal mapping to find new avenues for organizational fit research. Paper presented at the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) annual conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

Barton, L., Billsberry, J. and Ambrosini, V. (2011) Exploring global trends: Accreditation pressure and isomorphism in French and British B-schools. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2011) Empirically distinguishing misfit from fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Billsberry, J. (2011) Refocusing organisational fit research on misfit. Paper presented at the 15th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) conference, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2011) An exploratory study into the similarities and differences between organizational fit and misfit. Paper presented at the 15th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) conference, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Billsberry, J. (2011) Teaching recruitment and selection with films. Paper presented at the British Psychological Society's 40th Division of Occupational Psychology Conference, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Billsberry, J. and De Cooman, R. (2010) Definitions of fit and misfit in Northern Europe: Insights from a cross-national research collaboration. Paper presented at the 4th Global e-Conference on Fit.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2010) Comparing and contrasting person-environment fit and misfit. Paper presented at the 4th Global e-Conference on Fit.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2010) Empirically distinguishing misfit from fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Billsberry, J. and Godrich, S.G. (2010) Blue sky thinking: Using projective techniques to stimulate discussion, reflection and insight. Paper presented at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC), Albuquerque, NM.   

Talbot, D., Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2009). Mapping fit: Maximising idiographic and nomothetic benefits. Paper presented at the 3rd Global e-Conference on Fit.

Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Person-organization fit as a vehicle for knowledge sharing and creation. Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society (SMS) conference, Washington, DC.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Employees' perceptions of fit and misfit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Brighton.

Edwards, J. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Exploring multidimensional person-environment fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Brighton.

Nelson, P. and Billsberry, J. (2009) The (almost) ubiquitous ASA framework. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Brighton.

Billsberry, J. (2009) Fit as wellness, misfit as illness. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2009) Exploring the relationship between fit and misfit: An in-depth qualitative study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Nelson, P. and Billsberry, J. (2009) The ASA framework as rhetoric. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Value congruence and its impact on causal ambiguity. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2008) Broad sketches on misfit as a psychopathology. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit.

*** Winner of the Conference Best Paper Award ***

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Square pegs and round holes. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit.

Nelson, P. and Billsberry, J. (2008) The ASA framework as rhetoric. Paper presented at the 2nd Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2008) The level playing field: The worst venue of all. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Harrogate.

Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Edwards, J.A., Moss-Jones, J., Marsh, P.J.G., van Meurs, N. and Coldwell, D.A.L. (2008) Three empirical studies exploring multidimensional fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Harrogate.

*** Winner of the Best Paper in Organisational Psychology ***

Nelson, P.C. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Does value homogeneity influence organisational performance? Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Harrogate.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2008) How HR recruitment and selection processes signal trust: An exploratory study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Birnik, A. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Management as a contextual practice: The need to blend science, skills and practical wisdom. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Perceptions of selection: Applicants’ views. 6th Conference of the International Test Commission, Liverpool.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Human resource recruitment and trust: An exploratory study of signalling theory. Paper presented at the Institute of Work Psychology Conference, Sheffield.

McGran, S.C. and Billsberry, J. (2008) HRM: Adding value or adding complexity? Paper presented at the 3rd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference, Tobago.

Billsberry, J., Marsh, P.J.G. and McGran, S.C. (2008) Organisational research: An update. Paper presented at the 3rd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference, Tobago.

Nelson, P.C., van Ameijde, J.M.J. and Billsberry, J. (2008) Distributed leadership in higher education: Its meaning and implications for leadership development. Paper presented at the 3rd Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Human Resource Management Network Conference, Tobago.

Billsberry, J. and Searle, R.H. (2008) A different way of looking: Fit as a recruitment and selection paradigm. Paper presented at the 41st Occupational Psychology Conference, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Fit as an amplifier of tacit knowledge. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. and Searle, R.H. (2007) Fit as a recruitment and selection paradigm. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Employee fit and misfit: Two ends of the same spectrum? Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) The Cooler: A cinematic example of self-serving and organisation-serving fit. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) The immaculate misconception. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Informal conversations: A short case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Assessing the fit of an internal applicant: A case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Person–environment interactions: A case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Fit as a recruitment and selection paradigm: A realistic job preview case study. Paper presented at the 1st Global e-Conference on Fit.

Ambrosini, V. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Person–organisation fit: An invisible hand facilitating the transfer of tacit knowledge. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Warwick.

Nelson, P.C, and Billsberry, J. (2007) Exploring the impact of person–organisation fit on organisational performance. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Warwick.

Talbot, D., Billsberry, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2007) An exploratory study into the construction of employee fit and misfit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Warwick.

Ambrosini, V., Billsberry, J. and Collier, N. (2007) To boldly go where few have gone before: Teaching strategy with moving images. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Birnik, A. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Righteous management: A contribution to the debate on the crisis in management education. Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2007)Uncovering Culture: The role of the selection experience in trust development and maintenance. European Group for Organizational Studies 23rd annual colloquium (EGOS), Vienna.

Searle, R.H. and Billsberry, J. (2007) Trusting the organisation: How selection processes signal trust.  European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology (EAWOP), Stockholm.

Billsberry, J. and Nelson, P.C. (2007) Alternatives to the penalty shootout. Paper presented at the 6th World Congress on Science and Football, Antalya, Turkey.

Billsberry, J., Nelson, P.C., van Meurs, N. and Edwards, G. (2007) Are penalty shootouts racist? Paper presented at the 6th World Congress on Science and Football, Antalya, Turkey.

Billsberry, J. (2007) Experiencing recruitment and selection: A narrative study. Paper presented at the 40th Occupational Psychology Conference, Bristol.

Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N., Marsh, P., Moss-Jones, J., Ambrosini, V. and Coldwell, D.A.L. (2007) What is this thing called fit? Paper presented at the 40th Occupational Psychology Conference, Bristol.

Talbot, D. and Billsberry, J. (2007) In search of misfit. Paper presented at the 40th Occupational Psychology Conference, Bristol.

Nelson, P.C., van Ameijde, J.D.J., van Meurs, N. and Billsberry, J. (2006) An empirical study of the factors influencing the emergence of distributed leadership. 5th International Conference on Leadership. Studying Leadership: Knowledge into Action, Cranfield.

Billsberry, J. and Gilbert, L.H. (2006) Teaching recruitment and selection with Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: An example of the provocative use of fable and fantasy in management education. In K.M. Weaver (Ed.) Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

*** Winner of the Best Paper in Graduate Management Education ***

Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N., Coldwell, D.A.L. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) Towards a conceptual and explanatory model of fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N., Coldwell, D.A.L. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) A heuristic model for understanding the complexity of fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Belfast.

Coldwell, D.A.L., Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) Effects of corporate social responsibility and ethical fit on employee attraction and retention. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Coldwell, D.A.L., Billsberry, J., van Meurs, N. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2006) The effects of person–organization ethical fit on employee attraction and retention: Towards a testable explanatory model. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Belfast.

van Meurs, N. & Billsberry, J. (2006) Toward a better understanding of person-organisation fit: Introducing a new conceptual model. International Association for Applied Psychology Congress, Athens, Greece.

Billsberry, J. (2005) On the receiving end: An exploratory study of managerial selection in the United Kingdom. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Marsh, P.J.G., Moss-Jones, J. and van Meurs, N. (2005) Towards a composite map of organisational person–environment fit. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management annual conference, Oxford.

van Meurs, N. and Billsberry, J. (2005) Person–organisation (mis)fit: Exploring the benefits of values in terms of time. Paper presented at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology conference, San Sebastián, Spain.

Billsberry, J. (2004) ASA theory: An empirical study of the attraction proposition. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Billsberry, J. (2004) Selecting for fit: A direct test of Schneider’s selection proposition. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Billsberry, J., Marsh, P.J.G. and Moss-Jones, J. (2004) Mapping organizational members’ sense of fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Billsberry, J. and Charlesworth, J.A. (2003) Cinematic representations of work and social life. Paper presented at the International Visual Sociology Association annual conference, Southampton.

Billsberry, J., Moss-Jones, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2002) The brain makes the fit: On the materialist hypothesis to consciousness, neuropsychology and person–organisation fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Billsberry, J., Ambrosini, V., Moss-Jones, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (2001) Some suggestions for the application of causal mapping and storytelling to survey individual complementary person–organisation fit. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Billsberry, J., Marsh, P.J.G. and Moss-Jones, J. (1999) Taking advantage of high levels of person-organisation value congruence in higher education settings. Paper presented at the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA) 1999 National Convention, Seattle, WH.

Billsberry, J. and Moss-Jones, J. (1999) Researching fit at the Open University. Public Interest and Non-Profit Management Research Unit and the Human Resource Research Unit lunchtime seminar series.

Billsberry, J. (1998) Is fit fair? In Nodder, R., Paltiel, L., Dickson, R., Thomas, H., Patterson, F., Silvester, J., Mulrooney, C. and Travers, C. (Eds.) Book of Proceedings, pp. 229-232. 31st Occupational Psychology Conference, Eastbourne.

Billsberry, J. (1997) Surveying person-organisation fit in a transnational engineering company. In Silvester, J., Nodder, R., Paltiel, L., Dickinson, R., Mulrooney, C., Patterson, F. and Thomas, H. (Eds.) Book of Proceedings, pp. 47-52. 30th Occupational Psychology Conference, Blackpool.

Billsberry, J. (1997) The development and initial trial of a Likert-scaled questionnaire for the indirect assessment of person-organisation value congruence. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Billsberry, J. and Marsh, P.J.G. (1997) Developing organisational capability: Bridging the gap between strategic intent and operational implementation. Paper presented at the College and University Personnel Association (CUPA) National Convention, Boston, MA.

Billsberry, J. and Ambrosini, V. (1997) Is person-organisation fit a source of sustainable competitive advantage? In Kent, D.H. (Ed.) Book of Proceedings, pp. 245-249. Eastern Academy of Management, Dublin. Paper and CD-ROM versions.

Seery, G. and Billsberry, J. (1996) Locus of control and organisational change. In Book of Proceedings, British Academy of Management Tenth Annual Conference, Aston University, 1996, pp. 6.52-6.54.

Billsberry, J. (1995) The Fit Selection Model: A model of selection that incorporates person-organisation fit and person-job fit considerations. In Newell, S., Silvester, J., Paltiel, L., McHenry, R., Nodder, R., Dickson, R., Cowieson, N. and Travers, C. (Eds.) Book of Proceedings, pp. 169-174. 28th Occupational Psychology Conference, University of Warwick, 1995.

Billsberry, J. (1995) The psychometric paradigm in organisational entry: An interactional critique. 4th ESRC MTF Conference, Vancouver.

Billsberry, J. (1994) Towards a new selection paradigm: The relationship of person-organisation fit and person-job fit. 3rd ESRC MTF Conference, Boston, MA.

Billsberry, J. (1994) Researching person-organisation fit: A discussion of practical problems. 2nd ESRC MTF Research Colloquium, Cardiff Business School.

 

Refereed Conference Symposia and Workshops

Organised a symposium entitled "Organisational misfit: A practice turn in organisational fit research" for the Organizational Psychology track at the British Academy of Management (BAM), Bristol, UK.

Participant in an All-Academy Professional Development Workshop (PDW) entitled, Rhythms of academic life – Insights and advice for academic scholars at all career stages, at the Academy of Management (AoM), Chicago, USA, August 2018 (organised by Oliver, D., Wright, R. P., and Dittrich, K.; co-participants: Antonacopoulou, E. P., Balogun, J., Harley, B., Koehler, T., Mantere, S., Taylor, M. S., Cabantous, L., Erez, M., Fukami, C., Gond, J.-P., Gonzalez-Morales, M. G., Quinn, R. E., Rouleau, L., Rynes, S. L., & Clegg, S. R.).

Organised and participated in a symposium entitled 'Making Perceived Fit Meaningful: Perspectives on the Process of Fitting In' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA, August 2016 (with De Cooman, R., and Mol, S.).

Organised and participated in a symposium entitled 'Academic Careers in Management: What Have We Got Ourselves Into?' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA, August 2016 (with Köhler, T., and Cohen, M.).

   *** Winner of the Management Education and Development (MED) division's Global Forum Best Symposium Award ***

   *** Joint runner-up for the Careers Division's Best Symposium Award ***

Organised and participated in a Showcase Symposium entitled 'Person-Environment Fit: Qualitative Insights and New Directions' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA, August 2016 (with Larson, C. and others).

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'Making Your Response Meaningful: Addressing Reviewers Comments' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA, August 2016 (with Blackman, D. and others); unfortunately had to witdraw from the PDW due to AOM scheduling problems.

Organised and participated in a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'Conducting Meaningful Research into the Experience of PE and Perceived Fit: An Incubator' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim, USA, August 2016 (with de Cooman, R., Mol, S., Boon, C., and den Hartog, D. N.).

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'A Practical Guide to Student Videography' at the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR) conference, Nanjing, China, June 2016 (with Egri, C.).

Organised and participated in a symposium  entitled 'Know Thyself: Influences on the Careers of Management Academics' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Vancouver, Canada, August 2015 (with Köhler, T. and Cohen, M.).

Organised and delivered a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'A Practical Guide to Student Videography' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Vancouver, Canada, August 2015 (with North-Samardzic, A.).

Organised and participated in a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'Management Education and Learning Writer's Workshop' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Vancouver, Canada, August 2015.

Organised and participated in a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'Navigating Peer Review Governance: Addressing Reviewer's Comments' at the Academy of Management (AoM), Vancouver, Canada, August 2015.

Organised and participated in a workshop entitled 'Is it All Smoke and Mirrors? Learning Assessment and its Associate Challenges' at the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Sydney, Australia, December 2014 (with Moosmayer, D. C., Köhler, T., and Fischlmayr, I.).

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'Threshold Concepts in Management Education' at the Academy of Management, Orlando, FL, August 2013 (with Hibbert, P. & Wright, A. L.).

Organised and ran a 'Writing for JME' session at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC), University of North Carolina - Asheville, Asheville, NC, June 2013.

Organised and ran a 'Developing Your Reviewing Skills' session at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC), University of North Carolina - Asheville, Asheville, NC, June 2013.

Co-organised a Research in Management Learning and Education (RMLE) Unconference, University of North Carolina - Asheville, Asheville, NC, June 2013 (with Hrivnak, G. & Kenworthy, A. L.).

Organised and ran a 'Meet the Editors' session at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC), Brock University, Canada, June 2012.

Organised and ran a 'Developing Your Reviewing Skills' session at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC), Brock University, Canada, June 2012.

'Distinguished speaker' for the 'Learning more about gender inequity in work and business by taking a multidisciplinary approach' caucus at the Academy of Management, Boston, MA, August 2012.

Organised and ran a 'Meet the Management Education Editors' session at the Faculty and Business and Economics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, February 2012 (with Brown, K. G.).

Organised and ran a 'Meet the Management Education Editors' session at Monash University, Melbourne, February 2012 (with Brown, K. G.).

Organised a symposium entitled 'New directions in organizational fit' at the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August 2011 (with Kristof-Brown, A. L.).

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'A practical guide to causal mapping' at the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August 2011 (with Talbot, D.).

Organised a symposium entitled 'Dare to care about employment relationships: Individual and organizational perspectives on misfit' at the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada, August 2010 (with Talbot, D.).

Organised a one-day seminar entitled 'If we taught managers like we teach doctors...' as part of the British Academy of Management's Organisational Psychology Special Interest Group's (SIG) Seminar Series, Warwick Medical School, June 2009 (with Williams, S.).

Organised a caucus entitled 'Fit happens: An international collaboration on future research and practice on person-environment fit and misfit' at the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL., August 2009 (with Kristof-Brown, A. L.).

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'Current controversies recruitment and selection' at the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL., August 2009 (with Searle, R. H.).

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) entitled 'If we taught managers like we teach doctors...' at the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL., August 2009 (with Williams, S.).

Organised a symposium entitled 'If we taught managers like we teach doctors...' at the British Academy of Management, Harrogate, September 2008 (with Williams, S.).

Organised a symposium entitled 'Current controversies recruitment and selection' at the British Academy of Management, Harrogate, September 2008 (with Searle, R. H.).

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) called 'Developing a Hippocratic Oath for the Management Profession' at the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA., August 2007 (with Birnik, A.).

Organised a professional development workshop (nine hours: subject to competitive process) called 'Moving Images: Cinema in the Classroom' for the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Hawaii, HO., 2005 (with Champoux, J. E.).

Organised and delivered a professional development workshop (PDW) called 'Using film and television representations of working life in teaching' for the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in New Orleans, LA., 2004.

Organised a professional development workshop (PDW) called 'The leadership of radical change in a Higher Education setting: Lessons from the experience of internal HR consultants' for the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in New Orleans, LA., 2004 (with Marsh, P. J. G. and Lobley, K. E.).

Organised and scripted a professional development workshop (PDW) on the pedagogic and research use of cinema in management for the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Denver, CO., 2002 (with Champoux, J. E.).

Organised and chaired caucus 'Person-organisation fit: A synonym for cloning?' at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in San Diego, CA., 1998.