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Driving Industry Change Through Research

Research is the cornerstone of doctoral study. PhD candidates at Purdue’s School of Business are not only exploring their respective areas of interest, but also diving deep into industry challenges to provide thoughtful, innovative solutions. Through empirical research and subject-matter mentorship, our PhD graduates are poised to engage in the highest-level of discourse and provide meaningful contributions to their communities.

Strategic Management Faculty Areas of Research

  • Manufacturing
  • Technology
  • Service Management
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Alliances
  • Capabilities
  • New Product Development
  • Value Generation vs. Value Capture
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational structure
  • Origins of firm heterogeneity
  • Innovation
  • Strategic Human Capital
  • Technology Commercialization

Recent Publications

Heejung Byun and David A. Kirsch (2021). “The Morning Inbox Problem.” Academy of Management Discoveries

Mona Bahl, Aldas Kriauciunas, Thomas H. Brush (2020). “How do Ownership Type and Knowledge Transfer Influence Success of Change? A Study of Transition Economy Firms.” Global Strategy Journal

Umit Ozmel, Deniz Yavuz, Tim Trombley, Ranjay Gulati (2020). “Interfirm ties between ventures and limited partners of venture capital funds: Performance effects in financial markets.” Organization Science

Luis A. Rios (2020). “On the origin of technological acquisition strategy: The interaction between organizational plasticity and environmental munificence.” Strategic Management Journal

Donald D. Bergh, Enzo Peruffo, Wan-Ting Chiu, Brian Connelly, and Michael A Hitt (2019). “Market Response to Divestiture Announcements: A Screening Theory.” Strategic Organization

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