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Jorge Walter

Jorge Walter

Title: Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Public Policy
Department: Strategic Management and Public Policy
Address: Funger Hall, Suite 606
Phone: (202) 994-7908
Email: jorgew@gwu.edu
Web Site: http://business.gwu.edu/faculty/jorge_walter/
Curriculum Vitae




Degrees:

D.B.A., University of St. Gallen, 2005
M.S., University of St. Gallen, 2001
B.S., University of St. Gallen, 1999

Areas of Expertise: Strategic decision making, knowledge/technology transfer, social networks, and social capital.

Biography:

Jorge Walter is an assistant professor at the School of Business, George Washington University. He received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and he was a visiting researcher at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a postdoctoral researcher at the Stern School of Business, New York University. His research interests include strategic decision making, knowledge/technology transfer, social networks, and social capital. His work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Small Business Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, R&D Management, and Strategic Organization. Dr. Walter currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Management.

 

Publications:

  1. Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., & Walter, J. (forthcoming). Deeds that help and words that hurt: Helping and gossip as moderators of the relationship between leader-member exchange and advice network centrality. Personnel Psychology, DOI: 10.1111 peps.12075.
  2. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (forthcoming). Learning activities, exploration, and the performance of strategic initiatives. Journal of Management.
  3. Kellermanns, F. W., Walter, J., Crook, T. R., Kemmerer, B., & Narayanan, V. K. (forthcoming). The resource-based view in entrepreneurship: A content-analytical comparison of researchers' and entrepreneurs' views. Journal of Small Business Management.
  4. Kownatzki, M., Walter, J., Floyd, S. W., & Lechner, C. (in press). Corporate control and the speed of SBU-level decision making. Academy of Management Journal, doi:10.5465/amj.2011.0804.
  5. Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., Floyd, S. W., Veiga, J. F., & Matherne, C. (2013). Strategic alignment: A missing link in the relationship between strategic consensus and organizational performance. Strategic Organization: 11(3): 304-328.
  6. Walter, J. (2012). The influence of firm and industry characteristics on returns from technology licensing deals: Evidence from the U.S. computer and pharmaceutical sectors. R&D Management, 42(5): 435-454.
  7. Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., & Lechner, C. (2012). Decision making within and between organizations: Rationality, politics, and alliance performance. Journal of Management: 38(5): 1582-1610.
  8. Khoury, T. A., Walter, J., & Pleggenkuhle-Miles, E. (2012). Exclusivity in biotech licensing deals: What makes licensors restrict their options? TIM Best Paper Proceedings of the 2012 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  9. Kemmerer, B., Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., & Narayanan, V. K. (2012). A judgment-analysis perspective on entrepreneurs' resource evaluations. Journal of Business Research: 65(8): 1102-1108.
  10. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2011). Dormant ties: The value of reconnecting. Organization Science, 22(4): 923-939.
  11. Kellermanns, F. W., Walter, J., Floyd, S. W., Lechner, C., Shaw, J. C. (2011). To agree or not to agree? A meta-analytical review of strategic consensus and organizational performance. Journal of Business Research, 64(2): 126-133.
  12. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J.,& Murnighan, J. K. (2011). The power of reconnection--How dormant ties can surprise you. MIT Sloan Management Review, 52(3): 45-50.
  13. Walter, J. (2011). Strategic decision processes in the realm of strategic alliances. In: Mazolla, P. & Kellermanns, F. W. (eds.) Handbook of research on strategy process, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing: 371-411.
  14. Kownatzki, M., Walter, J., & Lechner, C. (2009). The corporate context and the speed of SBU-level decision making. BPS Best Paper Proceedings of the 2009 Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  15. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2008). Disentangling alliance management processes: Decision making, politicality, and alliance performance. Journal of Management Studies, 45(3): 530-560.
  16. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2008). Dormant ties: The value of reconnecting. OMT Best Paper Proceedings of the 2008 Academy of Management Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  17. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2007). Knowledge transfer between and within alliance partners: Private versus collective benefits of social capital. Journal of Business Research, 60(7): 698-710.
  18. Kellermanns, F. W., Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Floyd, S. W. (2005). The lack of consensus about strategic consensus: Advancing theory and research. Journal of Management, 31(5): 719-737.

Editorial Positions: Journal of Management (editorial board).

Current Research: Dr. Walter’s research interests include strategic decision making, knowledge/technology transfer, social networks, and social capital. He has examined these topics in the context of entrepreneurial firms, interfirm alliances, and high-technology industries.