Strategic Management & Public Policy Research

Recent Research Publications

J. Howard Beales III

“Health Related Claims, the Market for Information, and the First Amendment,” Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 7-31 (2011).

“Consumer Protection and Behavioral Economics: To BE or Not to BE,” Global Competition Policy, 2008.

“Choice or Consequences: Protecting Privacy in Commercial Information,” with Timothy J. Muris, University of Chicago Law Review, 2008

“Brightening the Lines: The Use of Policy Statements at the Federal Trade Commission,” Antitrust Law Journal, 2005.

Herbert J. Davis

Management in India: Trends and Transition, Sage (Delhi/London) 2006 co-editor.

Ernie Englander

Behavioral Economics, Federalism, and the Triumph of Stakeholder Theory,” Journal of Business Ethics (forthcoming).

A Team Production Model of Corporate Governance,” with Allen Kaufman, Academy of Management Executive, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2005, pp. 9-22.

“The End of Managerial Ideology: From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Indifference,” with Allen Kaufman, Enterprise & Society, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2004, pp. 404-450.

Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts and the Restructuring of American Capitalism,” with Allen Kaufman, Business History Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, Spring 1993, pp.52-97.

“Technology and Oliver Williamson’s Transaction Cost Economics,” Journal Economic Behavior and Organization, 1988, Vol. 10, pp. 339-353

John Forrer

“From Certification to Supply Chain: An Analytic Framework for Enhancing Tropical Forest Governance,” (with Karen Mo), Organization and the Environment, Fall 2013.

“Business Practices and Peace in Post-Conflict Zones: Lessons from Cyprus,” (with John Katsos), Business Ethics: A European Review, Fall 2013.

“Governing and Cross-Sector Collaborations,” (with J. Kee and E. Boyer) San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass (forthcoming).

“PPPs: E-SCADs or Partners in Service,” (with James Kee), Public Integrity, Spring 2012, Volume 14, Number 2.

“Public-Private Partnerships and the Public Accountability Question,” (with James Kee, Kathryn Newcomer and Eric Boyer), Public Administration Review, 2010, Vol. 70-3, pp. 475-484.

“Locating Peace Through Commerce in Good Global Governance,” Journal of Business Ethics, January 2010, Vol. 89 449-460 DOI: 10.1007/s10551-010-0396-2

“How Do US Economic Sanctions Affect EU’s Trade with Target Countries,” (with Jiawen Yang, Hossein Askari, and Lili Zhu), World Economy, 2009, Volume 32, No. 8: pp. 1223-1244.

“Private Finance Initiative: The Theory and the Practice,” (with James Kee), The International Journal of Public Administration, January 2008, Vol. 31, No. 2.

David Halliday

Publications coming soon!

Jennifer Merluzzi

Dobrev, S.D. and Merluzzi, J. 2018. “Stayers vs. movers: Social capital and early career imprinting among young professionals.” Journal of Organizational Behavior, 39(1): 67-81. 

Merluzzi, J.  2017. “Gender and difficult relationships at work: A network study of interpersonal work conflict at two firms.” Organization Science,28(4): 636-52. 

Merluzzi, J. and Sterling, A. 2017. “Lasting Effects? Hiring through Referrals and the Post-Entry Career Outcomes of Women and Minorities.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review,70(1): 105-31.

Burt, R.S. and Merluzzi, J., 2016. “Network oscillation.” Academy of Management Discoveries,2(4): 368-91.

Merluzzi, J. & Phillips, D.J. 2016. “The specialist discount:  Negative returns for MBAs with focused profiles in investment banking.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 61(1): 87-124. 

Vontrese Pamphile

Pamphile, Vontrese. 2019. “Navigating Paradoxical Occupations” Best Paper Proceedings of the 79th Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Pamphile, V. & Ruttan, R.* 2017.  “Stated-Lived Value Congruence and Expressive Authenticity.” Best Paper Proceedings of the 77th Meeting of the Academy of Management. (*Joint first authorship).

Small, M. L., Pamphile, V. & McMahan, P. 2015. “How Stable Is the Core Discussion Network?” Social Networks 40: 90-102.

Tara J. Radin

Radin, T. J. & Werhane, P. H. (2013), “Employment-at-Will,” International Encyclopedia of Ethics, H. LaFollette, ed. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd.).

Elm, D. R. & Radin, T. J. (2012), “Ethical Decision-Making: Special or No Different?” Journal of Business Ethics, 107, 3: pp. 313-329.

Hartman, L. P., Elm, D. R., Radin, T. J. & Pope, K. R. (2009), “Translating Corporate Culture around the World: A cross-cultural analysis of whistleblowing as an example of how to say and do the right thing,” Politeia: Corporate and Stakeholder Responsibility Theory & Practice, Anno XXIV.

Radin, T. J., Calkins, M. & Predmore, C. (2007), “New Challenges to Old Problems: Building Trust in E-Marketing,” Business & Society Review 112,1: pp. 73-98.

Radin, T. J., “Stakeholders and Sustainability: An Argument for Responsible Corporate Decision-making,” Environmental Law & Policy Review 31, 2: pp. 363-408.

Radin, T. J. & Calkins, M. (2006) “The Struggle Against Sweatshops: Moving Toward Responsible Global Business,” Journal of Business Ethics 66, 2: pp. 261-272.

Werhane, P. H., Radin, T. J., with Bowie, N. (2004), Employment and Employee Rights, Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers Ltd.

Radin, T. J. (2003), “Chiquita Brands International, Inc.: Value-Based Management and  Innovative Approaches to Global Labor Challenges, L. P. Hartman, D. J. Arnold & R. E. Wokutch, eds., New York, NY: Praeger Publishers), pp. 354-382.

Radin, T. J. (2003) “Levi Strauss and Co.: Implementation of Global Sourcing and Operating Guidelines in Latin America,” in Rising above Sweatshops: Innovative Approaches to Global Labor Challenges, L. P. Hartman, D. J. Arnold & R. E. Wokutch, eds., New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, pp. 249-291.

Radin, T. J. (2003), “700 Families to Feed: The Challenge of Corporate Citizenship,” Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 619, March, pp. 619-671.

Radin, T. J. & Werhane, P. H. (2003), “Employment at Will, Employee Rights and Future Directions for Employment,” Business Ethics Quarterly 13, 2, pp. 113-130.

Radin, T. J. (2002), “From Legal Imagination to Realization: A Legal Foundation for Stakeholder Theory,” in Re-Imagining Business Ethics: Meaningful Solutions for a Global Economy. Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations, Volume 4. M. Pava & P. Primeaux, eds., Stamford, Conn.: JAI Press, pp. 31-49.

Radin, T. J. & Predmore, C. E. (2002),”The Myth of the Salesperson: Intended and Unintended Consequences of Product-Specific Sales Incentives,” Journal of Business Ethics 36, pp. 79-92.

Radin, T. J. (2001), “The Privacy Paradox: E-Commerce and Personal Information on the Internet,” Business & Professional Ethics Journal 20, pp.145-170.

Jorge Rivera

Kanashiro, P. and Rivera, J. (2019). Do chief sustainability officers make companies greener? The moderating role of regulatory pressures. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol.155: 687-701.

Pek, S., Oh, C, and Rivera, J. (2018). MNC foreign investment and industrial disasters: The moderating role of technology, safety management, and philanthropic capability. Strategic Management Journal. Vol.39(2):502-526.

Clement, V., and Rivera, J. (2017). From Adaptation to Transformation: An Extended Research Agenda for Organizational Resilience to Adversity in the Natural Environment. Organization & Environment, Vol.30(4):346-65.

Rivera, J., Naranjo, M., Robalino, J., Alpizar, F., & Blackman, A. (2017). Local community characteristics and cooperation for shared green reputation. Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 45 (4): 613-632.

DeBoer, J., Panwar, J. and Rivera, J. (2017). Toward a Place-Based Understanding of Environmental Sustainability: The Role of Green Competitors and Green Locales in Firms’ Voluntary Environmental Engagement. BusinessStrategy & the Environment, Vol.26: 940–955.

Aragon-Correa, A., Marcus, A., Rivera, J., and Kenworthy, A. (2017). Sustainability management teaching resources and the challenge of balancing planet, people, and profits. Academy of Management Learning and Education, Vol. 16:469-483.

Tashman, P., and Rivera, J. (2016). Ecological uncertainty, adaptation, and mitigation in the US Ski Resort Industry. Strategic Management Journal. Vol. 37: 1507–1525.

Jorge Walter

Strategy Formation & Implementation Processes

Kreutzer, M., Cardinal, L. B., Walter, J., & Lechner, C. (2016). Formal and informal controls as complements or substitutes? The role of the task environment. Strategy Science, 1(4): 235-255.

Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2016). Learning activities, exploration, and the performance of strategic initiativesJournal of Management, 42(3): 769-802.

Kreutzer, M., Walter, J., & Cardinal, L. B. (2015). Organizational control as antidote to politics in the pursuit of strategic initiativesStrategic Management Journal, 36: 1317-1337.

Kownatzki, M., Walter, J., Floyd, S. W., & Lechner, C. (2013). Corporate control and the speed of SBU-level decision makingAcademy of Management Journal: 56(5): 1295-1324. (The first two authors contributed equally and are listed alphabetically.)

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 performanceStrategic Organization: 11(3): 304-328. (Reproduced in: Heath, R. L. & Gregory, A. (eds.) (2014). Strategic Communication, London, United Kingdom: SAGE Publications.)

Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., & Lechner, C. (2012). Decision making within and between organizations: Rationality, politics, and alliance performanceJournal of Management: 38(5): 1582-1610.

Knowledge Transfer, Social Networks, & Social Capital

Levin, D. Z. & Walter, J. (2019). Before they were ties: Predicting the value of brand-new connections. Journal of Management, 45(7): 2861-2890.

Khoury, T. A., Pleggenkuhle-Miles, E. G., & Walter, J. (2019). Experiential learning, bargaining power, and exclusivity in technology licensing. Journal of Management, 45(3): 1193-1224.

Levin, D. Z. & Walter, J. (2018). Is tie maintenance necessary? Academy of Management Discoveries, 4(4): 497-500.

Walter, J., Levin, D. Z., & Murnighan, J. K. (2016). How to reconnect for maximum impact. MIT Sloan Management Review, 57(3): 18-20.

Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., Appleyard, M. M., & Cross, R. (2016). Relational enhancement: How the relational dimension of social capital unlocks the value of network-bridging ties. Group & Organization Management, 41(4): 415-457.

Walter, J., Levin, D. Z., & Murnighan, J. K. (2016). Reconnection choices: Selecting the most valuable (vs. most preferred) dormant tiesOrganization Science, 26(5): 1447-1465.

Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., & Walter, J. (2015). Deeds that help and words that hurt: Helping and gossip as moderators of the relationship between leader-member exchange and advice network centralityPersonnel Psychology, 68(1): 185-214.

Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2011). Dormant ties: The value of reconnectingOrganization Science, 22(4): 923-939.

Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2011). The power of reconnection-How dormant ties can surprise youMIT Sloan Management Review, 52(3): 45-50.


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