SME Dissertations and Papers

Recent Dissertation Titles

  • "Do Stakeholders Connect Corporate Social Responsibility to Firm Performance?" Nicholas Poggioli (2019)
  • "Capabilities, Technology Acquisitions, and Alliance Portfolios in Dynamic, Interdependent Markets" Keyman (Dennie) Kim (2019)
  • "Going Above and Beyond: A Behavioral View of Firms' Responses to Institutional Pressures from Negative Stakeholder-related Events" Gui Deng Say (2018)
  • "Network Stability: Antecedents and Consequences" Pankaj Kumar (2018)
  • "The Role of Within-firm Complementarities on Value Creation and Appropriation Strategies: Studies on Standards, Market Entry, and Product Design" Cameron Miller (2017)
  • "Entrepreneurship and Digital Communities: Harnessing Legitimacy and Resources" Sophia Bapna (2016)
  • "Different Organizational Response to Institutional Complexity: A Study of U.S. Art Museums" Yoonhee Choi (2016)
  • "Entrepreneurial Teams' Human Capital: From Its Formation to Its Impact on the Performance of Technological New Ventures" Florence Honore (2015)
  • "Learning to Lead: A Quasi-experimental Test of the Interplay between Experience and Training" Stephen Jones (2015)
  • "Antecedents and Consequences of Alliance Partner Network Distance" Ribuga Kang (2015)

Student Publications and Presentations

  • "Selling to the Sharks: Divestiture Performance and the Role of Private Equity Acquirers", 2019, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Strategic Management Society Special conference, Strategy Science Conference, and WIP Seminar, Paul Nary
  • A Signaling Theory of Institutional Activism: How Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments Affect Firms’ Foreign Acquisitions", 2019, SMS (Minneapolis), Great Lakes Entrepreneurship Network Conference, Gui Deng Say
  • "It Matters Where People Live: Innovative Collaborations and the Proximity of Inventors’ Residences", 2019, SMS Special Conference, Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, Keith Pennington with M. Shaver
  • "Firm innovation strategies and private-to-public outcomes", 2019, Great Lakes Entrepreneurship Network Conference and 2018, Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation Doctoral Conference, Rosa Kim
  • "Going private as a solution to public market disagreement: Information asymmetry, R&D investments, and privatization choices", 2018, Strategic Management Society Conference, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Rosa Kim
  • "Value of Friendship: Understanding Corporate Executive’s Networking Behavior in Terms of Instrumental and Sentimental Dimensions", 2018, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Pyung (Joe) Nahm with S. Park
  • "Competition and loyalty in expert agents’ third-party relationships: Why mandated disclosure can become a strategic tool instead of enhancing propriety", 2018, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Keith Pennington with S. Dutta
  • "Informal Clinical Integration in Accountable Care Organizations and Patient Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery", 2018, Medical Care Journal and Proceedings of the Seventy-eight Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Dennie Kim with R.J. Funk, A. Zaheer, and J.M. Hollingworth
  • "Better off friends? Network bounding and the performance of formal networks" 2018, SMS (Paris) and AOM (Chicago), Dennie Kim
  • "Network bounding and the performance of formal networks" 2018, Network Evolution Conference, Dennie Kim
  • "Giving a Little to Many or a Lot to a Few? The Benefits of Specialization and Variety in Corporate Philanthropy", 2018, Strategic Management Society Conference, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Haram Seo
  • "Who Does Private Equity Buy: Evidence on the Role of Private Equity from Buyouts of Divested Businesses", 2018, Strategic Management Journal, Paul Nary with A. Kaul
  • "In the Shadow of the Valley: Private Equity Firms’ Increased Prominence in High-Tech Acquisitions", 2018, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Paul Nary with H. Singh
  • "Selling to the Sharks: Divestiture Performance and the Role of Private Equity Acquirers", 2018, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Paul Nary
  • "A Signaling Theory of Institutional Activism: How Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments Affect Firms’ Foreign Acquisitions", 2018, Academy of Management Journal, Gui Deng Say with G. Vasudeva and L. Nachum
  • "A Signaling Theory of Institutional Activism: How Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments Affect Firms’ Foreign Acquisitions", 2018, AOM Atlanta Dissertation Consortium, Gui Deng Say
  • "Extending the Resource-based View to Common-pool Resources", 2018, Academy of Management, Nicholas Poggioli
  • "Extending the Resource-based View Beyond Private Resources: Firm Performance from Common-Pool Resources", 2018, AOM Organization & Management Theory Division, Nicholas Poggioli
  • "CEO and Board Networks," 2017, Academy of Management Conference, Pankaj Kumar
  • "How Geography Influences Network Stability", 2017, Academy of Management, Pankaj Kumar with A. Zaheer
  • "Complementarity of Signals in Early Stage Equity Investment Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment," 2017, Management Science, Sofia Bapna
  • "Pawn to save a chariot, or drawbridge into the fort? Firms' disclosure during standard setting and complementary technologies within ecosystems," 2017, Strategic Management Journal, Cameron Miller
  • "Strong Firms, Weak Products? The Role of Within-Firm Product Complementarities in a New Market Entry Strategy," 2016, Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation (CCC), Cameron Miller
  • "Diaspora Engagement Institutions and Venture Investment Activity in Developing Countries," 2016, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Michael Cummings
  • "Changes to Entrepreneur-Investor Relationships Arising from U.S. Equity Crowdfunding Regulation," 2016, Sustainability Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference, Michael Cummings
  • "Changes to Entrepreneur-Investor Relationships Arising from U.S. Equity Crowdfunding Regulation," 2016, International Association for Business and Society, Michael Cummings
  • "Diagnosing the Locus of Trust: A Temporal Perspective for Trustor, Trustee, and Dyadic Influences on Perceived Trustworthiness," (forthcoming), Journal of Applied Psychology, Stephen Jones with P.P. Shah
  • "A Gender Perspective on Migrant Remittances and Transnational Entrepreneurship," 2015, Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, Michael Cummings
  • "Venture Investment in Developing Countries: the Heterogeneity of Migrant Remittances," 2015, Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, Michael Cummings
  • "Measuring Social Value Creation: Lessons from Carbon Offsets Markets," 2015, Odette School of Business Sustainability Symposium, Michael Cummings
  • "Measuring Social Value Creation: Lessons from Carbon Offsets Markets," 2015, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Michael Cummings
  • "Spillover Effects in Institution Building: Observations from the Global Carbon Offset Industry," 2015, Sustainability Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference, Michael Cummings
  • "A study of U.S. Art Museums," 2015, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Yoonhee Choi
  • "The Decision Processes of Vietnamese Micro-Entrepreneurs: An Inductive Study," 2015 Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Gui Deng Say
  • "Culling Black Sheep to Better the Flock? Institutional Activism, Firm Censorship and Peers' Corporate Social Responsibility Outcomes," 2015 Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability Conference, Gui Deng Say
  • "Economic Informality and the Venture Funding Impact of Migrant Remittances to Developing Countries," 2015, Journal of Business Venturing, 30(4), 526-545, Michael Cummings with C. Martinez and P. Vaaler
  • "Benefit Corporation Legislation and the Emergence of a Social Hybrid Category," 2015, California Management Review, 57(3), 13-35, Michael Cummings with H. Rawhouser and A. Crane
  • "Learning to Lead: A Quasi-Experimental Test of the Interplay between Experience and Training," 2015, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Stephen Jones
  • "Team or Dyad? The Impact of Multiple Level Task and Relationship Conflicts on Interpersonal Trust," 2015, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Stephen Jones
  • "Using What You Know: Patented Knowledge in Incumbent Firms and Employee Entrepreneurship," 2015, Organization Science, 26(2), 456-474, Florence Honore with A. Gambardella and M. Ganco
  • "Governance Practices and Companies' R&D Intensity: Evidence from European Countries," 2015, Research Policy, 44:533-543, Florence Honore with F. Munari and B. van Pottelsberghe de La Potterie