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Jorge Walter

Associate Professor, Strategic Management & Public Policy
School of Business
The George Washington University
2201 G Street, NW, Funger Hall 615
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: +1 (202) 994–7908
Fax: +1 (202) 994–8113

Academic Positions

2014–present The George Washington University, School of Business, Washington, D.C.
Associate Professor of Business Administration
2010–2014 The George Washington University, School of Business, Washington, D.C.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
2006–2010 Portland State University, School of Business Administration, Portland, OR
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
2005–2006 University of Connecticut, School of Business, Storrs, CT
Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Management
2004–2005 New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York, NY
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Management and Organizations
2001–2003 University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Research Associate, Institute of Management

Education

2005 University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Doctor of Business Administration, magna cum laude
Dissertation: “Collaboration within and between firms: Network structures, decision processes, and their impact on alliance performance” (Advisors: G. Müller–Stewens & G. F. von Krogh)
2003–2004 University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA
Visiting Doctoral Student, Management Department
2001 University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Master of Science in business administration, cum laude; Major: international management
1999 Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
CEMS exchange semester; Majors: Innovation management, international business strategy
1999 University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Bachelor of Science in business administration
1996 Ludwig–Maximilians–University Munich, Munich, Germany
Undergraduate studies in business administration

Research & Publications

Refereed Publications

  1. Kreutzer, M., Walter, J., & Cardinal, L. B. (forthcoming). "Organizational control as antidote to politics in the pursuit of strategic initiative performance". Strategic Management Journal.
  2. 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.
  3. Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., & Walter, J. (in press). "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.
  4. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (in press). "Learning activities, exploration, and the performance of strategic initiatives". Journal of Management: DOI: 10.1177/0149206313506463.
  5. Kownatzki, M., Walter, J., Floyd, S. W., & Lechner, C. (2013). "Corporate control and the speed of SBU–level decision making". Academy of Management Journal: 56(5): 1295–1324.
    [The first two authors contributed equally and are listed alphabetically.]
  6. 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.
    [Reproduced in: Heath, R. L. & Gregory, A. (eds.) (2014). "Strategic Communication", London, United Kingdom: SAGE Publications.]
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Kemmerer, B., Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., & Narayana, 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., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2008). "Disentangling alliance management processes: Decision making, politicality, and alliance performance". Journal of Management Studies, 45(3): 530–560.
  14. 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.

  15. 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.


Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Kreutzer, M., Cardinal, L. B., Walter, J., & Lechner, C. (2014). "Formal and informal controls as complements or substitutes? The role of the task environment". BPS Best Paper Proceedings of the 2014 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2005). "Disentangling alliance capability: Managerial decision making in strategic alliances". Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management 42nd Annual Meeting, Springfield, MA: 581–623.
  6. Kellermanns, F. W., Lechner, C., Walter, J., & Floyd, S. W. (2004). "The "lack" of consensus in strategic consensus research: A future research agenda". Proceedings of the Eastern Academy of Management 41st Annual Meeting, Providence, RI: 274–297.

Non–Refereed Publications

  1. Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., Floyd, S. W., Veiga, J. F., & Matherne, C. (2014). Strategic alignment: A missing link in the relationship between strategic consensus and organizational performance. In: Heath, R. L. & Gregory, A. (eds.). "Strategic Communication", London, UK: SAGE Publications.
  2. 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.
  3. Lechner, C. & Walter, J. (2006). "Geschäftsmodelle in der Beratungsindustrie". In: Sommerlatte, T., Mirow, M., Niedereichholz, C., & von Winda, P. G. (eds.). "Handbuch der Unternehmensberatung", 7230 (II/06), Berlin, Germany: Erich Schmidt Verlag: 1–17 (in German).
  4. Farina, A., Lemmer, M., & Walter, J. (2000). "Wissensmanagement". In: Füglistaller, U. & Wiedmann, T. (eds.). "Neue Trends in der Managementlehre – Konsequenzen für KMU", St. Gallen, Switzerland: KMU Verlag HSG (in German).

Refereed Presentations at Professional Meetings

  1. Kreutzer, M. & Walter, J. (2014). "Formal and informal controls as complements or substitutes? The role of the task environment." Strategic Management Society Conference, Madrid, Spain.
    * Nominated for the Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize.
  2. Kreutzer, M., Cardinal, L. B., Walter, J., & Lechner, C. (2014). "Formal and informal controls as complements or substitutes? The role of the task environment." Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
    * Included in BPS Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  3. Khoury, T. A., Walter, J., & Pleggenkuhle–Miles, E. (2013). Experience, negotiation leverage, and their effects on exclusivity in technology licensing agreements. Strategic Management Society Conference, Atlanta, GA.
    * Nominated for the Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize.
  4. Woroniecki, J. L., Cohen S. K., & Walter, J. (2013). The effects of knowledge versus production boundaries on firm survival through disruptive technological change. Strategic Management Society Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  5. Kreutzer, M., Walter, J., & Cardinal, L. B. (2013). Organizational control as an antidote to politics in the pursuit of strategic initiative performance? Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  6. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., Appleyard, M. M., & Cross, R. (2012). "Relational enhancement: How to unlock the value of network bridges". Strategic Management Society Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.
  7. Khoury, T. A., Walter, J., & Pleggenkuhle–Miles, E. (2012). "Exclusivity in biotech licensing deals: What makes licensors restrict their options?" Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
    * Included in TIM Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  8. Erdogan, B., Bauer, T. N., & Walter, J. (2012). "Deeds that help and words that hurt: Helping and gossip as moderators of LMX to advice network centrality". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  9. Khoury, T. A., Walter, J., & Pleggenkuhle–Miles, E. (2011). "Exclusivity in biotech licensing deals: What makes licensors restrict their options?". Strategic Management Society Conference, Miami, FL.
  10. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2011). "Reconnection choices and the dominance of the irrelevant past". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  11. Lechner, C., Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., & Floyd, S. W. (2010). "Learning activities and the performance of exploratory versus exploitative strategic initiatives". Accepted for presentation at the Strategic Management Society Conference, Rome, Italy.
  12. Kellermanns, F. W., Walter, J., Matherne, C., Floyd, S. W., & Veiga, J. F. (2010). "Decision alignment: A missing link in the relationship between strategic consensus and organizational performance". Presented at the Fifth Annual MidAtlantic Strategy Colloquium, College Park, MD.
  13. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Appleyard, M. M. (2010). "Trusted bridging ties: A dyadic solution to the brokerage–closure dilemma". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
  14. Walter, J. (2009). "Value creation in technology licensing deals: An empirical comparison of the pharmaceutical and computer industries". Strategic Management Society Conference, Washington, D.C.
  15. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2009). "Dormant ties: Reconnection choices and the value of reconnecting". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
  16. Kownatzki, M., Walter, J., & Lechner, C. (2009). "The corporate context and the speed of SBU–level decision making". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
    * Included in BPS Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  17. Walter, J., Kellermanns, F. W., & Kemmerer, B. (2008). "Not just 'anything that leads to performance': The operational validity of resource definitions". Strategic Management Society Conference, Cologne, Germany.
  18. Kellermanns, F. W., Walter, J., Kemmerer, B., & Narayanan, V. K. (2008). "Judgment–theoretical assessments of value and inimitability within the realm of the resource–based view". Strategic Management Society Conference, Cologne, Germany.
  19. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2008). "Dormant ties: The value of reconnecting". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
    * Included in OMT Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  20. Kownatzki, M., Lechner, C., & Walter, J. (2007). "Friend or foe? Corporate control and strategic decision–making speed at the SBU level". Strategic Management Society Conference, San Diego, CA.
  21. Kemmerer, B., Kellermanns, F. W., Walter, J., & Narayanan, V. K. (2007). "Empirical validation of resource–evaluation frameworks: A judgment analysis perspective". Society of Entrepreneurship Scholars Conference & Manuscript BootCamp, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  22. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Appleyard, M. M. (2007). "What's in a tie? Knowledge transfer and the dimensions of dyadic social capital". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  23. Walter, J., Martignoni, D., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2006). "Organizational structure and corporate entrepreneurship: A simulation model". Strategic Management Society Conference, Vienna, Austria.
  24. Kellermanns, F. W., Walter, J., Shaw, J. C., Lechner, C., & Floyd, S. W. (2006). "To agree or not to agree? A meta–analytical review of strategic consensus and performance". Academy of Management Annual Meeting,, Atlanta, GA.
  25. Walter, J. & Schilling, M. A. (2005). "Motives and outcomes of technology licensing: An exploratory study of the pharmaceutical and computer industries". Strategic Management Society Conference, Orlando, FL.
  26. Walter, J. & Kellermanns, F. W. (2005). "Strategic decision making at the firm and alliance level: An empirical study". Strategic Management Society Conference, Orlando, FL.
  27. Walter, J. & Schilling, M. A. (2005). "Resource–based and network–based motives for technology licensing: An exploratory study". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  28. Walter, J. & Lechner, C. (2005). "Together or apart? An empirical investigation of decision making within and between alliance partners". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  29. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2005). "Disentangling alliance capability: Managerial decision making in strategic alliances". Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Springfield, MA.
  30. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2005). "Disentangling alliance capability: Managerial decision making in strategic alliances". Organization Science Winter Conference, Steamboat Springs, CO.
  31. Walter, J., Lechner, C., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2004). "Strategic decision making in an uncertain environment: The case of learning alliances in high–tech industries". Strategic Management Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
    * Nominated for the Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize.

  32. Kellermanns, F. W., Lechner, C., Walter, J., & Floyd, S. W. (2004). "The “lack” of consensus in strategic consensus research: A future research agenda". Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Providence, RI.
  33. Walter, J. & Lechner, C. (2003). "Configurations of inter– and intrafirm networks and their impact on alliance performance". Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
  34. Lechner, C. & Walter, J. (2003). "Configurations of inter– and intrafirm networks and their impact on alliance performance". 65. Pfingsttagung des Verbandes der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft, Zurich, Switzerland.

Refereed Symposia & Professional Development Workshops at Professional Meetings

  1. DeCarolis, D. & Eddleston, K. (2013). Entrepreneurship Division Early Career Doctoral Consortium at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Panelist.
  2. Post, C. & Cerdin, J. L. (2012) "Publish or perish goes global: International scholars’ strategies for publishing in top journals". Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. Panelist.
  3. Levin, D. Z. & Walter, J. (2009) "Decay, death, and rebirth of networks and network ties". Symposium at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. Organizer and presenter. Participants: Jason P. Davis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Ranjay Gulati (Harvard University), Sérgio Lazzarini (IBMEC, Sao Paulo), J. Keith Murnighan (Northwestern University), Ray E. Reagans (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Todd R. Zenger (Washington University—St. Louis).

Invited Presentations

  1. Kreutzer, M., Cardinal, L. B., Walter, J., & Lechner, C. (2013). Formal and informal controls as complements or substitutes? The role of the task environment. Presented by the first author at a research brownbag lunch of the Entrepreneurship & Strategy Institute at IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, June 5.
  2. Walter, J. (2013). Weak ties and innovation. Presentation as Subject Matter Expert at the Industrial Research Institute’s Diamond Jubilee Meeting in Washington, DC, May 21.
  3. Walter, J., Levin, D. Z., & Murnighan, J. K. (2012). Dormant ties: The value of reconnecting. Presented at the Faculty Research Luncheon Series at The George Washington University, December 6.
  4. Khoury, T. A., Walter, J., & Pleggenkuhle–Miles, E. G. (2012). Exclusivity in biotech licensing deals: What makes licensors restrict their options? Presented by the first author at the Second Annual LCB Research Workshop on Innovation, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Oregon, June 1.
  5. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2012). Reconnection choices and the dominance of the irrelevant past. Presented by the first author at a research seminar series at London Business School, February 29.
  6. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2011). Reconnection choices and the dominance of the irrelevant past. Presented at a research seminar series at The George Washington University, December 1.
  7. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2011). Dormant ties: Reconnection choices and the value of reconnecting. Presented by the first author at the Department of Management’s Delta Forum at Baruch College, December 1.
  8. Walter, J. (2009). Rent appropriation in technology licensing deals. Presented at the Austin Entrepreneurship Scholars Research Seminar Series at Oregon State University, May 29.
  9. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2008). Dormant ties: The value of reconnecting. Presented by the first author at a research seminar series at Rutgers University, September 24.
  10. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2008). Dormant ties: The value of reconnecting. Presented by the first author at a research seminar series at the University of Kentucky, March 18.
  11. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Murnighan, J. K. (2008). Dormant ties: The value of reconnecting. Presented by the first author at a research seminar series at Purdue University, February 19.
  12. Levin, D. Z., Walter, J., & Appleyard, M. M. (2007). What’s in a tie? Knowledge transfer and the dimensions of dyadic social capital. Presented at a research seminar series at Portland State University, March 2.

Select Media Coverage

  1. 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 quoted in:
    • (2014). Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio, National Public Radio, April 28.
    • Grant, A. M. (2013). Give and take: A revolutionary approach to success, New York: Viking.
    • Dominus, S. (2013). Is giving the secret to getting ahead? The New York Times Magazine, March 27.
    • (2011). With one click, old contacts offer best advice. The Moscow Times, No. 4726, September 19.
    • (2011). Build your strategic networks, even if you hate it! Business Digest, 218 (July–August).
    • Brokaw, L. (2011). The huge loss of lost contacts. MIT Sloan Management Review Blog: Improvisations.
    • Stock, K. (2011). Networking’s biggest secret; Want a job? Call someone you barely know; and Old friends: ‘the Holy Grail’ of networking. All in The Wall Street Journal Digital Network.
    • (2011). Losing touch: The power of reconnecting with long–lost colleagues. Economist Intelligence Unit, Executive Briefing, The Economist.

HONORS, GRANTS, & FELLOWSHIPS

2014 Nominated for the 2014 Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize
2014 Mid-Career Consortium, BPS Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting
2014 Outstanding reviewer award for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management for the 2014 Meetings
2014 Awarded the Peter B. Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, the Doctoral Program of the School of Business, The George Washington University
2013 Nominated for the 2013 Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize
2013 Junior Faculty Consortium, OMT Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting
2013 Nominated for the Peter B. Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, the Doctoral Program of the School of Business, The George Washington University
2012 Recognized as one of the Top 10 George Washington University’s School of Business faculty members with the highest course and instructor ratings
2011 MIT Sloane Management Review article on dormant ties recognized as “Editor’s Picks: Top Ten Articles from 2011”
2011 Nominated for the Peter B. Vaill Outstanding Doctoral Educator Award, the Doctoral Program of the School of Business, The George Washington University
2009–2010 Faculty Enhancement Grant, Portland State University (competitive research grant, $6,000)
2009 Exceptional Performance Recognition Award (competitive award and salary increase granted to the top 10% of faculty of the School of Business Administration, Portland State University)
2006–2009 Professional Faculty Travel Grant Awards, Portland State University (competitive conference travel awards): 2006 ($750); 2007 ($1,000); 2008 ($1,250); 2009 ($1,300)
2005 Professional Junior Faculty Consortium, BPS Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting
2005 UCRF/AAUP Faculty Travel Award, University of Connecticut (competitive conference travel award, $1,354)
2005 Academy of Management Board of Governors Small Scholarship Award (competitive conference travel award, $150)
2005 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting
2005 Fellowship from the German Research Foundation (competitive fellowship, $43,300)
2004 Doctoral Consortium, TIM division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting
2004 Nominated for the 2004 Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize
2003–2004 Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (competitive fellowship, $35,100)
2003 Doctoral Consortium, BPS division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting
2000 Nomination for the Rehau Prize for an outstanding master thesis
1999 Fellowship from ERASMUS (competitive academic scholarship, $1,275)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & MEMBERSHIPS

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • Academy of Management (2003–present)
  • Eastern Academy of Management (2004–2005)
  • Southern Management Association (2006–2007)
  • Strategic Management Society (2003–present)

  • Memberships in Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Management (2009–present)

  • Journal Review Activities

  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (2011–present)
  • European Management Journal (2008–present)
  • International Journal of Management Reviews (2008–present)
  • Journal of Business Research (2008–present)
  • Journal of Management (2004–present)
  • Journal of Management Inquiry (2013–present)
  • Journal of Management Studies (2006–present)
  • Organization Science (2010–present)
  • Organization Studies (2012–present)
  • Research Policy (2010–present)
  • R&D Management (2011–present)
  • Strategic Management Journal (2010–present)
  • Strategic Organization (2014–present)

  • Conference Review Activities

  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting, BPS Division (2003–present)
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting, OMT Division (2012–present)
  • Eastern Academy of Management Conference (2005)
  • Southern Management Association Meeting, Best Paper Committee, Business Policy & OT (2007)
  • Strategic Management Society Conference, Cooperative Strategies Track (2012–present)
  • Strategic Management Society Conference, Strategy Process Track (2008–present)

  • Other Review Activities

  • Rothaermel, F. (2012). Strategic Management, 1st edition, New York: McGraw–Hill: Reviewer
  • Dess, G. G., Lumpkin, G. T., & Eisner, A. B. (2008). Strategic Management: Creating Competitive Advantages, 4th edition, New York: McGraw–Hill: Reviewer
  • Hitt, M. A., Ireland, R. D., & Hoskisson, R. E. (2007). Strategic Management, Competitiveness and Globalization, 7th edition, Mason, OH, Thomson: Verification of the Test Bank and Online Quizzes
  • TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    2013 Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
    Seminar Speaker: DBA 9001–Seminar in Business Research I (doctoral seminar)
    2013 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    Seminar Speaker: MGMT 616–Designing Effective Organizations (doctoral seminar)
    2011 University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Web–Based Seminar Speaker: Certified Strategy Professional (executive–level online course)
    2010–present The George Washington University, Washington, DC
    BADM 4801—Strategy Formulation & Implementation (undergraduate–level course);
    MBAD 6286—Strategy Formulation & Implementation (MBA–level course);
    SMPP 321—Seminar in Strategic Management (doctoral seminar);
    SMPP 6290—Social Network Theory & Applications (doctoral seminar)
    2016–2010 Portland State University, Portland, OR
    BA 495—Business Strategy (undergraduate–level course);
    MIM 588/589—Global Business Strategy (graduate–level course);
    MGMT 562—Business Policy & Strategy (MBA–level course)
    2005–2006 University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    MGMT 290—Strategy, Policy, & Planning (undergraduate–level course);
    MGMT 390—Strategy, Policy, & Planning (MBA–level course)
    2002 Swiss Virtual Business School, St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Tutor: General management e–learning course (executive–level online course)
    2001-2005 University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Management; Perspectives on Management; Training in Strategy & Organization; Mergers & Acquisitions; Alliance & Network Strategy (all graduate–level courses); Research Issues in Strategic Management (doctoral seminar)

    PH.D. TRAINING

    Dissertation Committee Member

  • Anthony Cannizzaro (The George Washington University, 2014)
  • Juan Roeschmann Gillmore (The George Washington University, 2014)
  • Jean Woroniecki (University of Pittsburgh, 2013)

  • Comprehensive Exams

  • Jennifer DeBoer (The George Washington University, 2014)
  • Viviane Clement (The George Washington University, 2014)
  • Lili Yan (The George Washington University, 2013)
  • Yoona Youm (The George Washington University, 2013)
  • Smita Trivedi (The George Washington University, 2011)

  • Presiding at Dissertation Defense

  • Ami Ji (The George Washington University, 2014)

  • GOVERNANCE ACTIVITIES

    2013–present Member of the doctoral committee of the School of Business, The George Washington University
    2013–present Member of senior awards committee of the School of Business, The George Washington University
    2016–2010 Member of the research committee of the School of Business Administration, Portland State University

    NON–ACADEMIC POSITIONS

    2001–2003 Member of the pre–jury for the 32nd and 33rd “ISC Wings of Excellence Award,” St. Gallen, Switzerland
    2000 L.E.K. Consulting, Munich, Germany
    Summer Intern; strategic management consulting, private equity
    2000 Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, London, United Kingdom
    Summer Intern; mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance
    1999–2000 Project with Gemini Consulting, St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Development of a teaching tool for value–based management
    1998 Siemens Electromechanical Components, Munich, Germany
    Summer Intern; development of the international financial planning system for distribution centers
    1997–1999 Institute for Media and Communications Management, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Research Assistant for the research and consulting project “Logistics & Electronic Commerce”
    1997 Siemens Business Services, Munich, Germany
    Summer Intern; automation of the reporting system on the basis of MS Excel macros
    1996 Member of the student initiative “Marketing zwischen Theorie und Praxis,” Munich, Germany
    Organization of the “Münchner Marktimpulse 1996,” promoting links between students and industry
    1995–1996 Community service (Zivildienst) at the District Hospital Haar, Haar, Germany