Faculty Worskhop Schedule

Thursday, June 7, 2012


8:15am
Bus departs the Marina Bay Sands to the campus of Singapore Management University (SMU)
9:00 - 9:15am
Introduction and Welcome

Gwendolyn Lee, University of Florida

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Gwendolyn Lee is the Chester C. Holloway Professor at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from MIT. Currently, she is on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Journal and the Strategic Management Journal. She has worked and enjoyed living globally in America, Asia, and Europe.

9:15 - 10:45am
Session 1 - Panel: “What’s my locational advantage?”

Henrich R. Greve, INSEAD

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Henrich Greve is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behavior at INSEAD. His main interest is the causes and consequences of strategic change in organizations, but he also studies organizational innovations, and organizational founding and growth in young industries. He has published over 50 articles in journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, American Journal of Sociology, and Management Science. Henrich Greve has authored the book Organizational Learning From Performance Feedback: A Behavioral Perspective on Innovation and Change (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and co-edited the book "Multiunit Organization and Multiunit Strategy" (Advances in Strategic Management, vol. 18, with J.A.C. Baum). He is an associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly, and has previously been a Senior Editor in Organization Science. He has served as the Program Chair and Division Chair of the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division at the Academy of Management.

Quy Huy, INSEAD

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Quy Nguyen Huy is a tenured Professor of strategic management at INSEAD and Chair of the Strategy Department. His research on strategy execution, management of strategic change, and entrepreneurship won multiple awards from the Academy of Management and was published in the Administrative Science Quarterly, the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business Review, and MIT Sloan Management Review. The same research has also been widely reported in the international business press. Quy Nguyen Huy investigates how social-psychological factors such as emotion and symbolic management influence organizational, strategic processes; and the roles and contributions of middle managers in these processes. Quy Nguyen Huy likes to do real-time, inductive qualitative research on complex organizational processes. His research has expanded to include quantitative studies, post-merger integration, social media, and innovation in emerging economies. He is also working on a book, “Emotional Capital as Strategy,” to be published by Harvard Business School Press.

Christopher Tucci, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

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Christopher L. Tucci is Professor of Management of Technology at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, where he holds the Chair in Corporate Strategy & Innovation. He received the Ph.D. in Management from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His prior work experience was as an industrial computer scientist at Ford Aerospace, where he was involved in developing Internet protocols in the 1980s. Christopher Tucci’s primary area of interest is in technological change and how waves of technological changes influence entrant / incumbent dynamics. He is also studying how the technological changes brought about by the popularization of the Internet affect firms in different industries. He has co-authored books and has published articles in leading journals including the Strategic Management Journal. In 2004, he was elected to the five-year division leadership track of the Academy of Management’s Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division, serving as the Program Chair in 2005 and the Division Chair in 2007.

10:45 - 11:15am
Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:45am
Session 2 - Panel: “What do you know now that you wished you knew then?”

Jay Barney, University of Utah

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Jay B. Barney is a Presidential Professor of Strategic Management and Pierre Lassonde Chair of Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Utah. He previously served as the Professor of Management and held the Chase Chair for Excellence in Corporate Strategy at the Max M. Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. His research focuses on how firms can gain and sustain competitive advantages. He has been an associate editor for the Journal of Management, a senior editor for Organization Science, a co-editor at the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and has been published in numerous leading publications. In addition to his teaching and research, he presents executive training programs throughout the US and Europe. Jay Barney is an SMS Fellow as well as a Fellow of the Academy of Management. He has received honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Lund, the Copenhagen Business School, and Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid), and has had honorary visiting professor positions in New Zealand and China.

Irene Duhaime, Georgia State University

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Irene Duhaime is a Professor of Strategic Management in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. After more than ten years as Senior Associate Dean/Associate Dean of the College, she is stepping down from that administrative position at the end of 2014 and she would welcome the opportunity to be of service to the Strategic Management Society. She has been an active member of the Strategic Management Society since the early 1980s and has an extensive record of service to SMS, including two terms as a member of the SMS Board of Directors. She previously served in conference roles including Co-Chair of the 2005 SMS International Conference in its 25th Anniversary year, in developmental and organizational roles as Co-Chair of the first SMS Doctoral Workshop, and in Interest Group roles as an early Program Chair and then Chair of SMS’s Entrepreneurship and Strategy IG as well as Board involvement with IG Chairs. She has been active in the Academy of Management as well, and received the Academy of Management’s 2014 Distinguished Service Award. She has provided extensive service to her academic institutions, including support of international programs at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Memphis and Georgia State University, where she advanced international programs and relationships, shepherded agreements and connections, and served on the Advisory Board for the Associate Provost for International Initiatives. Her research has been published in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Journal of Management, among others. Irene Duhaime was elected as a member of the SMS Fellows in 2010 and as Deputy Dean of the Fellows in 2014.

Joseph Porac, New York University

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Joseph Porac arrived at NYU Stern in 2003 after serving on the faculty of Emory University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He studies how social and cognitive processes shape organizational and interorganizational action. Some of his research has addressed the question of how markets stabilize around particular definitions of products such as minivans, motorcycles, and knitwear. Other research has addressed the sociopolitical aspects of corporate governance such as how corporate boards justify C.E.O. compensation to shareholders, whether "star" C.E.O.'s are paid differently than their less reputable peers, and what sorts of firms are most likely to incite activist shareholders to file governance resolutions against them. His most recent work concerns how knowledge is distributed and used across organizations, and has addressed this question with a number of colleagues in an NSF sponsored study on scientific alliances (www.dkrc.org) and in a study on the collective diagnosis of emerging viruses. At the University of Illinois, Joseph Porac spearheaded a joint business-engineering program in technology management, and at Emory he served three years as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research.

12:45 - 1:30pm
Lunch
1:30 - 3:30pm
Session 3 - Paper Development (breakout groups – see below)

Giovanni Battista Dagnino, University of Catania

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Giovanni Battista Dagnino is Professor in the Department of Economics and Business of the University of Catania, Italy, where he is the Coordinator of the PhD Program in Economics and Management. In addition, he is a faculty member of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels, Fellow of the Strategic Planning Society in London, and Friend of the European Investment Bank Institute in Luxembourg. He has held several visiting positions, including at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Wharton School, London Business School, and IESE Business School. He has been member of the Strategic Management Society since 1999 and is a Friend of the SMS. He was co-chair of the 30th Anniversary SMS Annual International Conference (Rome 2010), as well as of the SMS Special Conference in Catania in 2007. He is associate editor of Long Range Planning and serves on the editorial boards, among others, of Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management and Governance, International Journal of Strategic Business Alliances, and International Studies of Management and Organization.

Gwendolyn Lee, University of Florida

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Gwendolyn Lee is the Chester C. Holloway Professor at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from MIT. Currently, she is on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Journal and the Strategic Management Journal. She has worked and enjoyed living globally in America, Asia, and Europe.

Torben Pedersen, Bocconi University

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Torben Pedersen is Professor of International Business at the Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. His research interests is in the interface between strategy and international management and he has published over 100 articles and books concerning the managerial and strategic aspects of globalization. His research has appeared in prominent journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Science. In addition he has written more than 25 teaching cases published at case clearing houses or in teaching-oriented books. He was Vice-President for AIB (2008-2010) and Program chair in 2009 for the AIB-conference in San Diego. He was also Vice Chairman of EIBA from 2007-2010. He is an elected Fellow of the Academy of International Business. He is currently co-editor of Global Strategy Journal and Advances in International Management as well as serves on numerous editorial boards.

Joseph Porac, New York University

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Joseph Porac arrived at NYU Stern in 2003 after serving on the faculty of Emory University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He studies how social and cognitive processes shape organizational and interorganizational action. Some of his research has addressed the question of how markets stabilize around particular definitions of products such as minivans, motorcycles, and knitwear. Other research has addressed the sociopolitical aspects of corporate governance such as how corporate boards justify C.E.O. compensation to shareholders, whether "star" C.E.O.'s are paid differently than their less reputable peers, and what sorts of firms are most likely to incite activist shareholders to file governance resolutions against them. His most recent work concerns how knowledge is distributed and used across organizations, and has addressed this question with a number of colleagues in an NSF sponsored study on scientific alliances (www.dkrc.org) and in a study on the collective diagnosis of emerging viruses. At the University of Illinois, Joseph Porac spearheaded a joint business-engineering program in technology management, and at Emory he served three years as Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research.

Kulwant Singh, National University of Singapore

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Kulwant Singh is Professor of Business Policy and Deputy Dean at the National University of Singapore Business School. He received his Ph.D in Strategy from the University of Michigan. His main research interests are alliances, technology strategy, and strategy and competition in the Asia Pacific. Current studies focus on firm strategy and performance in rapidly changing institutional environments and during economy-wide shocks. Kulwant Singh was previously the Editor and Chief Editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management. He is currently an Associate Editor for the Strategic Management Journal.

Gordon Walker, Southern Methodist University

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Gordon Walker is the David B. Miller Professor of Business and Chair of the Strategy and Entrepreneurship Group at the Cox School of Business at SMU. He received his BA from Yale University and an MBA and PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He previously taught at the Sloan School, MIT; the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and Yale University. His publications have appeared in numerous academic journals. The third edition of his book, Modern Competitive Strategy, was published in 2008. Gordon Walker has consulted and performed contract research for a wide range of organizations including Sprint, Xerox, General Motors, Johnson and Johnson, Texas Instruments, and United HealthCare. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ).

3:30 - 4:00pm
Closing and transportation back to the Marina Bay Sands


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