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Jay Barney, Editor

BarneyJay Jay Barney is a Presidential Professor of Strategic Management and holds the Lassonde Chair of Social Entrepreneurship at the Eccles School of Business at The University of Utah. He also currently serves as the Chair of the Entrepre-neurship and Strategy Department. Before joining The University of Utah in 2012, Professor Barney served on the faculty at The Ohio State University for 18 years, where he held the Chase Chair in Corporate Strategy. Prior to Ohio State, he served on the faculties at Texas A&M University and UCLA. Professor Barney has also had honorary faculty appointments at Waikato University (in New Zealand); Peking University, Sun Yat-Sen University, and Nankai University (all in China); and Brunel University (in the UK).

Professor Barney received an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He has also received three honorary doctorate degrees—from Lund University (in Sweden), from the Copenhagen Business School, and from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (in Spain).

Professor Barney’s research focuses on the relationship between firm resources and capabilities and a firm’s ability to gain and sustain a competitive advantage. He has published over 100 articles—including some of the most cited articles in the field of strategic management—and six books. His books have been translated into six languages. He has also presented scholarly papers at the Wharton School of Business, the Harvard Business School, the Tuck School of Business, and the London Business School and at over 100 other universities around the world.

In 2005, Professor Barney won the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. In 2010, he won the Scholarly Contributions Award for the Academy of Management. He has also been elected as a fellow of the Academy of Management and of the Strategic Management Society.

Professor Barney teaches strategic management to undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive students. He has won awards for his teaching at UCLA, Texas A&M, and Ohio State, and has published two strategic management textbooks, one in its fourth edition, the other in its fifth edition.

Professor Barney has served on the Executive Committee and as an officer of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. He has also served on the Board and as an officer of the Strategic Management Society. He was an associate editor at the Journal of Management, a senior editor at Organization Science, a co-editor at Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals, including the Strategic Management Journal.

Professor Barney has also consulted with over 50 public and private organizations, including Hewlett Packard, Texas Instruments, Nationwide Insurance, and Columbus Public Schools. Much of his work focuses on helping boards of directors evaluate their firm’s strategies. He also works with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to apply lessons learned from business and entrepreneurship to address abject poverty around the world.

Professor Barney lives in Park City, Utah, is married and has three children and nine grandchildren.

Allan Afuah, Associate Editor

AfuahAllan Allan Afuah is Professor of Corporate Strategy and International Business at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He received his PhD from MIT. Professor Afuah’s awards include the 2012 AMR Best Article Winner for the paper Crowdsourcing as a solution to distant search, and a past MBA Teacher of the Year Award winner at Michigan. His research focuses on business model innovation, crowdsourcing, game-changing innovations, multi-sided platforms, open innovation and strategic innovation with an eye on exploring theoretically interesting questions about the drivers and consequences of performance differences among organizations and their ecosystems. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Research Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and Sloan Management Review. His sixth book, Business Model Innovation, incorporates concepts such as crowdsourcing, the long tail, social media, disruptive technologies, open innovation, and less-is-more innovations. His second book, Internet Business Models and Strategies (co-authored with Christopher Tucci) has been translated into more than nine different languages, and has been adopted by dozens of schools to teach business models. His first book, Innovation Management, has also been translated into several languages including Chinese.

Dr. Sharon Alvarez, Associate Editor

AlvarezSharon Dr. Sharon Alvarez is the Thomas W. Olofson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. She previously served as the Walter Koch Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver and prior to that as an Associate Professor of entrepreneurship and management, and the Academic Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the Max M. Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. Professor Alvarez is the Past Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management and was the Denver Program Chair for the 2015 Strategic Management Society meetings as well as Representative at Large for the SMS Entrepreneurship Interest Group. She was a Max Planck Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Entrepreneurship and Economic Systems Research. She has been a visiting professor at Sun-Yet-Sen University in China, at the University of Alberta, and the University of Utah. Her current research includes entrepreneurship theory of opportunities, firm, and market emergence. Professor Alvarez is an associate editor for Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and she has published in Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, and Human Resource Management Journal. Her paper, “Discovery and Creation: Alternative Theories of Entrepreneurial Action” won the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Best Paper Award. Her paper, “How Entrepreneurs Organize under Conditions of Uncertainty” won the Journal of Management Best Paper Award. Her Journal of Management paper, “The Entrepreneurship of Resource-based Theory” is the 27th most cited article for Journal of Management in the last 50 years.

Jean M. Bartunek, Associate Editor

BartunekJean Jean M. Bartunek is the Robert A. and Evelyn J. Ferris Chair and Professor of Management and Organization at Boston College. Her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology is from Maryville University (St. Louis), and her PhD is in social and organizational psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a past president and Fellow of the Academy of Management, and currently serves as Deputy Dean of the Fellows. In 2009 she won the Academy of Management’s Career Distinguished Service Award, and she was chair of its Ethics Adjudication Committee from 2009–2012. She has been listed in Who’s who in America and Who’s who in the Management Sciences and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma. From 2008–2010 she was a visiting international fellow of the Advanced Institute for Management Research in the UK. She has received honorary doctorates from the University of Roehampton and the University of Bath.

Jean has published more than 150 journal articles and book chapters, as well as six books. Her work has won best paper awards from the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science and Human Relations and has been a finalist for best paper awards from the Academy of Management Review and the Academy of Management Journal. Her primary research interests center around organizational change and academic-practitioner relationships.

Jean is also an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. She was previously an associate editor of the Academy of Management Learning and Education. She has served on a number of editorial review boards, and has won four “best reviewer” awards from the Academy of Management Journal.

Joel A.C. Baum, Associate Editor

BaumJoel Joel A.C. Baum is a Professor of Strategic Management in the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, where he holds the George E. Connell Chair in Organizations and Society, and recently completed an eight-year term as Associate Dean, Faculty. His research has focused on patterns of competition and cooperation among firms and their influence on firm behavior and learning, the causes and consequences of legitimacy, and many other topics, in industries including investment banking, biotechnology, private military services, and open source software production. In 2010, he received the award for the most impactful article in the Journal of Business Venturing, and in 2011, he received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management, for which he had earlier served as Program and Division Chair. Also in 2011, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management. He was a founding co-editor of Strategic Organization, served for over a decade as editor-in-chief of Advances in Strategic Management, and currently serves on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal.

Cristina B. Gibson, Associate Editor

Gibson, Christina Cristina B. Gibson is Woodside Endowed Chair in Leadership and Management at the University of Western Australia, School of Business. Her expertise is at the nexus of organizational science, international management, and cross-cultural psychology. She is the one of the world’s preeminent scholar on global collaboration, multicultural teams, and technological connectivity. Her work develops and tests theories and practical techniques for the shared use of information and knowledge, expanding social cognitive theories to the group level, and incorporating context. She has dispelled conventional assumptions that collaborative phenomena operate the same way across contexts, identifying intercultural variations, impacts of geographical dispersion, and technology factors that are important in gaining a full understanding of how to increase the effectiveness of collaborations.

Cristina’s research has appeared in 75 publications, including in prestigious journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, and Journal of Applied Psychology. She is among the top 1% in the world in terms of impact in the fields of Economic and Business based on citation counts between 2004–2016 and she has received over $5.5 million dollars in external funding for her research from granting institutions such as the Australian Research Council and U.S. National Science Foundation. In 2016, she and her colleagues were awarded the Academy of International Business Paper of the Decade Award. She is also the recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Impact in Research, and a Fellow of the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology and the Academy of International Business.

Cristina’s work has informed organizational policy, structure, training and development agendas improving operational efficiency, innovation, resource allocation, and well-being, in non-profits, entrepreneurial firms, and large multinationals such as General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Qantas and Westpac, across over 20 countries.

Heather A. Haveman, Associate Editor

Haveman Heather A. Haveman is Professor of Sociology and Business at the University of California, Berkeley. She received a BA in history and an MBA in management and finance from the University of Toronto, and a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations from UC Berkeley. Before coming to Berkeley in 2006, she taught at Duke (1990–94), Cornell (1994–99), and Columbia (1998–2007). When she’s not moving around North America, she studies how organizations, industries, and employees’ careers evolve, and the impact of organizations on their employees and society at large. Her work combines insights from institutionalism, organizational demography, social movements, economic geography, micro economics, and social history. Her published studies have investigated California thrifts (1872–1928 and 1960s–1990s), Iowa telephone companies (1900–1917), Manhattan hotels (1898–1990), California hospitals (1978–1991), U.S. electric power plants (1980–1992), U.S. wineries (1940s–1990s), American magazines (1741–1860), American law-school professors, and Chinese listed firms (1992–2007). These studies have appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, the Journal of Business Venturing, Management and Organization Review, Organization Science, Poetics, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Research in the Sociology of Work, and Sociological Science, as well as in several edited books. Her book, Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture 1741–1860, was published by Princeton University Press in 2015. Her current research involves American magazines, U.S. wineries, American law-school professors, Chinese firms, and state-legal marijuana markets.

Joseph T. Mahoney, Associate Editor

Mahoney, Joseph Joseph T. Mahoney earned a BA, MA, and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, with a doctorate in Business Economics from the Wharton School of Business. He joined the College of Business of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1988, and is currently Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, and Caterpillar Chair of Business.

Joe’s research interest is organizational economics, which includes: transaction costs theory, agency theory, dynamic capabilities and resource-based theory, real-options theory, property rights theory, stakeholder theory, and the behavioral theory of the firm. He has published over 70 articles in journal outlets, including: Academy of Management Review, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Research Policy, Production and Operations Management, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Organization. His publications have been cited over 3,100 times in the Web of Science, and over 14,700 times according to Google Scholar from scholars in over 80 countries. In 2005, he published his Sage book intended for first-year doctoral students in the Strategy field: Economic Foundations of Strategy. This research book has been adopted by over 35 doctoral programs domestically and internationally. Joe has served on 67 completed doctoral dissertation committees, and is currently serving on committees for 8 dissertations in progress.

Joe served three 3-year terms as Associate Editor of the Strategy field’s flagship journal, Strategic Management Journal (2006–2015). He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Organization, and has served on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review. For the academic-year 2008–2009, he served as Chair of the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS) Division of the Academy of Management. In 2011, he received the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award from the BPS Division of the Academy of Management. In 2012, he was elected as a member of the Academy of Management (AOM) Fellows. In 2013, he was elected as a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society (SMS).

Elizabeth (“Beta”) Mannix, Associate Editor

Mannix Elizabeth (“Beta”) Mannix is the Associate Dean for Executive MBA Programs and the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Management at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. She served as the Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion at Cornell University and as the Robert S. Harrison Director of the Institute for the Social Sciences. Professor Mannix earned her B.A. from Roosevelt University and a Ph.D. degree in Social and Organizational Psychology from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty at Cornell, she was a faculty member at Columbia Business School and at the University of Chicago. She was also a visiting professor in the MBA program at the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.

Professor Mannix’s research and teaching is focused on effective team performance, power & influence, negotiation, principled leadership, organizational change and diversity. She is the author of over 50 articles, published in journals such as: The Journal of Applied Psychology, The Academy of Management Review, The Journal of Experimental Psychology, Psychological Science in the Public Interest, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Recent publications include: “What differences make a difference? The promise and reality of diverse teams in organizations”published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest and reprinted in Scientific American Mind, as well as the 15 volume book series, Research on Managing Groups and Teams. Her work has been recognized by awards from organizations including the Academy of Management, Small Group Research, and the International Association for Conflict Management.

Professor Mannix teaches and consults with Executives and organizations nationally and from around the globe. She served as an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Review, and now serves on the editorial boards of the Administrative Science Quarterly and Organization Science. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society, the Society for Organizational Behavior, and the Academy of Management.

Dr. Robert E. Ployhart, Associate Editor

PolyhartRobert Dr. Robert E. Ployhart is the Bank of America Professor of Business Administration and Chair of the management department at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business. He has a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University (1999), a M.A. from Bowling Green State University (1996), and a B.S. from North Dakota State University (1994).

Rob’s most recent research focuses on the intersection of psychology with human capital resources and organizational strategy. This research program is reflected in his work on personnel selection, recruitment, staffing-related legal issues, turnover, human capital resources, and applied statistical models (particularly multilevel and longitudinal models). Rob has published over 100 scholarly articles and chapters on these topics and written two books. His publications have appeared in such outlets as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology.

Rob has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology, Guest Associate Editor for Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Co-Editor for a special issue at Organizational Research Methods, and editorial board member for six journals.  He has received many scholarly and teaching awards that include the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions to Applied Psychology, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s M. Scott Meyers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace and the William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award, and the Journal of Management’s Best Paper Award and Scholarly Impact Award. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Rob’s research has been funded by a variety of private and public organizations.

Subi Rangan, Associate Editor

Rangan Subi Rangan received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Ph.D. in political economy from Harvard University. His current work explores the future of capitalism and in particular how enterprises may better integrate performance and progress. In 2013 he initiated the Society for Progress, a fellowship of eminent philosophers, social scientists, and business leaders.  Their first work was published in a volume entitled Performance & Performance: Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society (Oxford University Press, 2015).  His other research explores the political sociology of discrimination of foreign transnational firms and these firms’ non-market strategies. In 1998 he won the Academy of International Business’ Eldridge Haynes Prize for the best original work in international business. In 1995 that academy awarded their Best Dissertation Award to his doctoral thesis. In 2010, his research won the Emerald award for Top 50 papers in management. His articles appear in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Sloan Management Review, and Harvard Business Review. Professor Rangan is coauthor of two books: Manager in the International Economy, and A Prism on Globalization. He was associate editor of the Global Strategy Journal; chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals; and a member of the board of trustees of Fundacao Dom Cabral, a leading business school in Brazil. He directs INSEAD’s top executive seminar AVIRA: Awareness, Vision, Imagination, Role, and Action. Professor Rangan is a multiple-time recipient of the Outstanding Teacher award and Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Teaching. He is married and has a daughter and son.

Heli Wang, Associate Editor

Wang, Heli Heli Wang is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Strategic Management and area coordinator of the Strategy & Organization group at Singapore Management University. She received a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Ohio State University. Prior to joining SMU, she was an assistant and then associate professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research focuses on the resource-based view of the firm, strategic human capital, stakeholder management, and corporate social responsibility. She has previously served as a consulting editor of Management Organization Review and an associate editor of Academy of Management Journal.

Udo Zander, Associate Editor

ZanderUte Udo Zander is Professor of Business Administration, esp. International Business, at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in Sweden. Udo is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business and an elected Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, as well as the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (responsible for selecting Nobel laureates). He recently received an Honorary Doctorate (doctor honoris causa) from Aalto University in Finland.

His research interests are international management (including strategy, organization, innovation, change and learning in the multinational company), knowledge and the theory of the firm, and the power of ideas. He has published in journals like American Sociological Review, British Journal of Management, European Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Management International Review, Management Science, Organization Science, R&D Management, Research Policy, Scandinavian Journal of Management, and Thunderbird International Business Review.

His academic background includes studies at the Stockholm School of Economics (M.Sc. 1986; Ph.D. 1991) and as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (IB/OB 1986–87) and Stanford University (OB 1987). He has been visiting professor at Stanford University (1994), at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (1995), Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (2007–2009), and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2016–2017).

Udo has been a Board Member of the Jacob Wallenberg Foundation, the Stockholm School of Economics, the Board of Trustees of the Sweden-America Foundation, the European Doctoral Programmes Association for Management and Business Administration, the Academy of International Business, and the Center for Advanced Studies in Leadership. He works as an expert evaluator at the European Research Council (ERC), Social Sciences and Humanities Domain, and is Chairman of the Jury for the Gunnar Hedlund Award for Best Ph.D. Dissertation in International Business.

Udo has taught at the undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and executive programs at SSE, Aalto University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, STOA’ Academy, Victoria University of Wellington, and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Udo has also worked with students and executives in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, The People’s Republic of China, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and Turkey. In 2004, he was voted Teacher of the Year at SSE.

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