Special Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups

Group Listings

Below is a complete list of special interest groups - including research groups and labs - currently housed on the Hub. Registered users are encouraged to join and participate in groups that align with their personal research interests.

Creative Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Research

The Creative Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion SIG aims to discuss the concepts, principles and cases of application of Design Thinking in companies, programs and agencies that want to perform better and foster innovation.  Visit the Creative Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Research Community

Cultural Conflict in the Workplace Research Community

The Cultural Conflict in the Workplace research community explores the issues and challenges in finding effective knowledge and solutions in the workplace. The workplace may differ depending on the nature of work being done. This may be in an office or in the field. Visit the Cultural Conflict in the Workplace Research Community

Cultural Impact on Global Business Research Group

The vision of the Cultural Evolution Through Globalization Lab is to be the leader in global cultural studies for researchers from all University Research Centers interested in the group’s topics in order to contribute to the academic and professional future of a global economic community. Visit the Cultural Impact on Global Business Research Group

SOLAR Research Group

SOLAR stands for (Sales & Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Action, and Retention. SOLAR creates energy through networking opportunities and exploring the potential within the group’s membership to create innovative research outcomes in the areas of sales/marketing, organizational behavior, leadership, action-oriented outcomes, and retention of human capital. Visit the SOLAR Research Group

Special Needs, Abilities, and Workplace Inclusion Research Group

Diversity in the workplace can take on many difference dimensions. One very important facet is the inclusion of persons with special needs and varying mental, emotional and physical abilities. Managers, leaders, and other change agents in the workplace must be knowledgeable and sensitive to the issues and challenges faced by Americans with disabilities. Our research and scholarship will support the dissemination of new knowledge in this field. Visit the Special Needs, Abilities, and Workplace Inclusion Research Group

Virtual Interconnectivity Lab

The goal of the Virtual Interconnectivity Lab is to understand how organizational individuals maximize connectivity on a global scale unrestricted by geographical constraints or time limitations. Our research will seek to develop a greater understanding of the ways in which workers improve a condition, quality, or typology of being connected together. Visit the Virtual Interconnectivity Lab

Women and Leadership Research Group

The Women and Leadership Research Group is a community of scholar/practitioners engaged in furthering knowledge about and potentiating women’s leadership. Visit the Women and Leadership Research Group

About Our Groups

Our Special Interest Groups serve as an online, interactive, group space designed to allow University-affiliated researchers to connect over specific research interests. Groups are managed by volunteers and may or may not report to a specific Research Center Chair, University Campus, College, or School. They also allow for inter-center collaboration. Each group is publicly visible and egistered users can participate in as many of these special interest groups by logging in and clicking the 'subscribe' button to join. Learn more >>