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.


William Becker

“The State, the Market, and the Export-Import Bank of the United States, 1934-2000,” (with William M. McClenahan, Jr.), Cambridge University Press, 2001.

“The Voice of the Market: 50 Years of the National Petroleum Council,” (with William M. McClenahan, Jr. and Joseph A Pratt.), Texas A&M Press, 2001.

“Postwar Anti-Trust Policy, Corporate Strategy, and International Competitiveness,” Power and Competitiveness, Ed. Hideaki Hyagima. Oxford, 1999.


Joel W. Cook

“An Alliance of University Faculty to Facilitate the Development of Competitive Advantage in the Inner City: The Case of SINGA,” (with L. Burke), IABS Proceedings (1999).

“Habitat for Humanity International?” (with R. Dyer), Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Ed. A. Thompson and A.J. Strickland, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 1999.

“Strategic Choices and Environmental Uncertainty: The Impact of Executive Knowledge about the European Union on Strategic Choices,” (with A. Randolph, B. Shaw, and D. Smith Cook), Revue of Actualites Perfectionnements, Gestion 2000, Bimestriel 4, 1999.


Herbert J. Davis

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


Keith William Diener

Diener, Keith William, “The Road to Discrimination: Implications of the Thought of F.A. Hayek for Equal Employment Law,” Journal of Employment and Labor Law, March 2013.

Diener, Keith William, “The Charitable Responsibilities Model of Corporate Social Responsibility,” Journal of Academic and Business Ethics, Vol. 7, 2012.

Diener, Keith William, “The Fiddle of Nero: The Mythological Zero,” ABA Int’l Trade C.N., June 2009, 2-4.

Diener, Keith William“The Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees under CISG: An Interpretation of Article 74,” Nordic Journal of Commercial Law, November 2008, 1-65.

Diener, Keith Williamet al, “Competitive Conditions for Foreign Direct Investment in India, Cornell University ILR School (federal publications), July 2007, pp. 1-154.

Diener, Keith William“A Defense of Soft Positivism: Justice and Principle Processes,” Georgia State University ETD, May 2006, pp. 1-60.

Diener, Keith William“Constitutional Interpretations and the Benefits of Meaning Originalism,” 48 Dialogue  #2-3, Apr 2006, pp. 1-14.


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


“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, Calif.: Jossey-Bass), forthcoming 2014.

“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.


Julian Friedland

Friedland, J. and Cole, B. “Expanding the Motivations for Altruism: A Philosophical Perspective,” Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Friedland, J. (2012), “Beyond Empiricism: Realizing the Ethical Mission of Management,” Business and Society Review, Vol. 117 (3), forthcoming.

Friedland, J. “Wittgenstein and the Challenge of Global Ethics,” in Humanistic Ethics in the Age of Globality, Pirson, M. et al. (eds.) Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011.

Friedland, J. (2010), “A Fair Wage? Capping Executive Compensation,” Journal of Business Ethics Education, Vol. 7 (1).

Friedland, J. (ed). Doing Well and Good: The Human Face of the New Capitalism, Information Age Publishing, Ethics and Practice Series, 2009.

Friedland, J. (2005). “The Utility of Offshoring: A Rawlsian Critique,” Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies (EJBO), Vol. 10 (1).

Friedland, J. (2001). “Ideation and Appropriation: Wittgenstein on Intellectual Property,” Law and Critique, Vol. 12 (2).


Forthcoming Book

Griffin, J.J.  (in press).  Managing Corporate Impacts:  Co-Creating Value.  Cambridge University Press.

Recent Refereed Publications

Griffin, J. J., Bryant, A. & Koerber, C.P. 2015. Corporate Responsibility and Employee Relations: From External Pressure to Action, Group & Organization Management, 20(3):  378-404. (ABS 3).

Griffin, J. J. (forthcoming). Corporate Impacts: Focusing on Connecting Stakeholders.  In Sharma, R. R., Csuri, M. and Ogunyemi, K (eds.),Managing for Responsibility: A Textbook for an Alternative Paradigm the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Collection, Business Expert Press.

Tanega, S. S., Griffin, J. J., Sharma, R. R., Taneja, P. K., Davidson, D. K. & Ray, R. S., (forthcoming). A Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Understanding Success: Empirical Tests in Indian Businesses. In Aras, G., & Ingley, C. (Eds.) Corporate Behavior and Sustainability: Doing Well by Being Good, Farnham, UK: Ashgate Gower Publishers

Griffin, J.J. & Prakash, A. 2014. Corporate Responsibility:  Initiatives and Mechanisms, Business & Society, 53: 465-482.  One of TOP Five most read articles in 2014 and one of TOP Ten most read articles in March 2015, updated monthly.  Impact Factor 1.936, ranked 31 among 118 Business Journals from Thomson Reuters (ABS 3).

Prakash, A. & Griffin, J. J.  2012. Corporate Responsibility, Multinationals, and Nation-States, Business & Politics, 14(3):  1-10. Australian Business Dean’s Council (ABDC) A level journal.

Snyder, S.A. & Griffin, J. J. 2012. Branch Banking and Trust: Community Banking Based on Core Values – Can it survive?  In Spitzeck, H., Pirson, M. & Dierksmeier, C. (Eds.) Banking with Integrity: The Winners of the Financial Crisis? Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave-MacMillan.


“Trade Associations” in R. Kolb (ed.), International Encyclopedia in Business and Society (2007)

“Accountability” in S. Clegg & J. Bailey (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies (2007)

“Nuts! An Experiential Exercise in Ethics and Decision-Making,” Organization Management Journal (2006)


Kirsten Martin


Martin, K. “Information Technology and Privacy: Conceptual muddles or privacy vacuums?” Ethics and Information Technology.

Martin, K. 2012. “Diminished or Just Different? A factorial vignette study of privacy as a social contract,” Journal of Business Ethics.

Martin, K. and Parmar, B. (2012), “Assumptions in Decision Making Scholarship: A taxonomy of assumptions,” Journal of Business Ethics 105(3): pp. 289-306.

Martin, K. (2011), “TMI (Too Much Information): The role of friction and familiarity in disclosing information,” Business and Professional Ethics Journal.

Martin, K. (2008), “Internet Technologies in China: Insights on the morally important influence of managers,” Journal of Business Ethics 83: pp. 489-501.

Freeman, R.E, Martin, K., and Parmar, B. (2007), “Stakeholder Capitalism,” Journal of Business Ethics 74: pp. 303-314.

Martin, K. and Freeman, R.E. (2004), “The Separation of Technology and Ethics in Business Ethics,” Journal of Business Ethics 53: pp. 353-364.

Martin, K. and Freeman, R.E. (2003), “Some Problems with Employee Monitoring,” Journal of Business Ethics 43: pp. 353-361.


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 Walter

Strategy Formation & Implementation Processes

Kreutzer, M., Cardinal, L. B., Walter, J., & Lechner, C. (forthcoming). Formal and informal controls as complements or substitutes? The role of the task environment. Conditionally accepted at Strategy Science.

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

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. (in press). Relational enhancement: How the relational dimension of social capital unlocks the value of network-bridging tiesGroup & Organization Management, DOI: 10.1177/1059601115574429.

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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