Presentations

Invited Papers, Presentations, and Conferences

  • Presenter, “Studying Process to Understand Dynamic Capabilities”, with Cathy Maritan, Fifth International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, Crete, Greece, June 2013.
  • Panelist, Business Policy and Strategy Division Mid-Career Workshop, “Managing Your Evolving Career”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, August 2012.
  • Panelist, “Dynamic Capabilities, Capability Dynamics, and Path Breaking Change”, Symposium on “Breaking out of Strategy Vectors: Renewing the Capability Base of Large Organizations”, Academy of Management Conference, Boston, August 2012.
  • Speaker, “Teaching the Resource and Capability Advantage Tests”, Competitive Strategy Interest Group Teaching Workshop, Strategic Management Society Conference, Miami, November 2011.
  • Panelist, “Business Model Innovation and Competitive Advantage, Strategic Management Conference, Entrepreneurship and Strategy Track, Miami, November, 2011.“The Elephant in the Room of Dynamic Capabilities”, with G. Di Stefano and G. Verona, Strategic Management Society Conference, Miami, November 2011.
  • Presenter, “The Elephant in the Room of Dynamic Capabilities”, with G. Di Stefano and G. Verona, Academy of Management Conference, San Antonio, August 2011.
  • Panelist, "Strategic Management as an Academic Field", Strategic Management Society, Atlanta, forthcoming September 2013.Panelist, Symposium on “Microfoundations of Dynamic Capabilities”, Academy of Management Conference, Lake Buena Vista, forthcoming August 2013. Panelist, Junior Faculty Workshop - Paper Development Workshop, Academy of Management Conference, Lake Buena Vista, forthcoming August 2013. 
  • Presenter, “The Elephant in the Room of Dynamic Capabilities”, with G. Di Stefano and G. Verona, Strategic Management Society Conference, Miami, November 2011.
  • Plenary Panelist, “Dynamic Capabilities at the Crossroads: The Path Behind and the Path Ahead”, Strategic Management Society Conference, Rome, September 2010.
  • Showcase Plenary Panelist, “The Microfoundations of Resource Acquisition and Accumulation”, Strategic Management Society Conference, Rome, September 2010.
  • Panelist, “Renewing our Research Interests at the Crossroads”, Practice of Strategy Interest Group Workshop, Strategic Management Society Conference, Rome, September 2010.
  • “The Rise, Diffusion and Development of Dynamic Capabilities Research:  The Role of Influential Authors”, with G. Di Stefano and G. Verona, Strategic Management Society Conference, Rome, September 2010.
  • “The Rise, Diffusion and Development of Dynamic Capabilities Research:  The Role of Influential Authors”, with G. Di Stefano and G. Verona, Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, August 2010.
  • Panelist, “50 Year Anniversary from Edith Penrose”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2009.
  • Panelist, Managerial Cognition and Dynamic Capabilities at the Crossroads: Current Issues and Novel Strands of Development”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2009.
  • Presenter, “Cognitive Capabilities and the Entrepreneurial Management Components of Dynamic Capabilities”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2009.
  • Session Chair, Managerial Capabilities and the Microfoundations of Strategy, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2009.
  • “Dynamic Capabilities Deconstructed”, with G. Di Stefano and G. Verona, Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, August 2009.
  • Distinguished Professorial Address, “The Quest for Competitive Advantage”, Bristol Business School, University of West England, October 2008.
  • Panelist, SMS Emerging Scholar Award Special Session, “Dynamic Capabilities and Technology”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2008.
  • Panelist, “The Emerging Strands of Research in Strategic Cognition”, “Cognition and Dynamic Capabilities”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2008.
  • Panelist, Competitive Strategy Track, “Organizational Capabilities and Competitive Advantage: Where Do We Go From Here?”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2008.
  • Panelist, Competitive Strategy IG Paper Development Workshop, “Research Directions in Competitive Strategy”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2008.
  • Invited Speaker, West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (WCRS), 10th Anniversary of Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Stanford CA, September 2008.
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, Leadership Development Forum, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2008.
  • Invited Participant, “Research Workshop on Resource-Based Strategy”, Loch Lomond, Scotland, July 2008.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Making Progress on Dynamic Capabilities”, Dynamic Capabilities Workshop, Bocconi University, June 2008.
  • Invited Speaker, “Managerial Activities: A Missing Link in Managerial Discretion Theory”, with Sydney Finkelstein”, Bocconi University, May 2008.
  • Invited Speaker, “Dynamic Managerial Capabilities and Adaptive Change” INFORMS annual meeting, November, 2007.
  • Presenter, “Managerial Activities: A Missing Link in Managerial Discretion Theory”, with Sydney Finkelstein, Strategic Organization Soapbox Roundtable Symposium, Professional Development Workshop, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2007.
  • Panelist, “Managing Your Evolving Career”, Mid-Career Workshop, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2007.
  • Session Chair, “The Resource-Based View and Sustainability”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2007.
  • Invited Speaker, ““Managerial Discretion and Internal Alignment under Regulatory Constraints and Change”, Bocconi University, May 2007.
  • Invited Speaker, “Knowledge, Learning, and Intellectual Capital”, INFORMS annual meeting, November, 2006.
  • Presenter, “Studying Process to Understand Dynamic Capabilities”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October, 2006.
  • Panelist, Symposium on “Dynamic Capabilities: Understanding Strategic Change in Organizations”, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2006.
  • Panelist, Business Policy and Strategy Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2006.
  • Panelist, “Advances in Competitive Advantage: Building Blocks and Future of the Resource Based View”, Professional Development Workshop, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2006.
  • Invited Speaker, Workshop on “Organizational Identities, Knowledge, and Strategic Management”, Institute of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics, June 2006.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Dynamic Capabilities:  New Understandings and Future Directions”, Workshop on “The Practice of Dynamic Capabilities: Theory Development and Research”, Advanced Institute of Management, Lancaster University Management School, May 2006.
  • Presenter, “Dynamic Synergies and Growth of the Firm”, with J. Galan and J. Zuñiga-Vicente, European Academy of Management Conference, May 2006.
  • Invited Speaker, 2nd annual HBS Entrepreneurship Conference, "Corporate Entrepreneurship", Harvard Business School, December 2005.
  • Invited Speaker, 2005 PMA IC Symposium, “Management and Measurement of Intangible Assets and Intellectual Capital: Multidisciplinary Insights”, Stern School of Business, NYU, and Cranfield University School of Management, December 2005.
  • Distinguished Speaker, “Strategic Fit, Dynamic Capabilities, and Competitive Advantage”, Third International Workshop, MINDS (Multidisciplinary Inter-institutional Network on Development and Strategies), “Globalization and Corporate Strategies for the XXIst Century: The Brazilian Innovation Challenge”, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November, 2005.
  • Invited Presenter, “Managerial Knowledge, Learning, and Intellectual Capital”, with Mark Shanley, INFORMS National Conference, November, 2005.
  • Panelist, Symposium on “How Organization Science Should Influence New Product Development and the Management of Innovation Research”, INFORMS National Conference, November, 2005.
  • Panelist, Featured Panel on “Women in Strategic Management: Progress and Prospects for the 21st Century”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October, 2005.
  • Panelist, Featured Panel on “Dynamic Capabilities and Resource-based Change”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October, 2005.
  • Paper Presenter, “Managerial Choice, Internal Fit, and Adaptation under Regulatory Constraints and Change”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October 2005.
  • Panelist, Competitive Strategy Pre-conference Workshop on “Advances in Competitive Advantage:  Building Blocks and Future of Resource-Based View”, Strategic Management Society Conference, October, 2005.
  • Invited Speaker, “Managerial Choice and Internal Alignment under Regulatory Constraints and Change”, Judge School of Business, Cambridge University, October 2005.
  • Invited Speaker, “Managerial Choice and Internal Alignment under Regulatory Constraints and Change”, University of Connecticut, September 2005.
  • Paper Presenter, “Managerial Choice, Internal Fit, and Adaptation under Regulatory Constraints and Change”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2005.
  • Panelist, Showcase Symposium, “Dynamic Capabilities:  The Causes, Consequences, and Challenges of Change”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2005.
  • Panelist, “Learning, Knowledge, Capabilities, and the Individual-Organization Relationship”, Professional Development Workshop, BPS, OB, and OMT Divisions, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2005.
  • Featured Discussant, “Research Development Workshop:  “Different Types of Capabilities and Their Effects on Market Position”, BPS and OMT Professional Development Workshop, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2005.
  • Panelist, “Strategic Competencies and Environmental Management”, BPS and ONE Professional Development Workshop, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2005.
  • Panelist, Mid-Career Consortium, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management, August 2005.
  • Featured Panelist, “From Competitive Advantage to Distinctive Advantage”, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, June 2005.
  • Featured Discussant, “Stakeholders, Information, and Competitive Advantage”, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, June 2005.
  • Paper Presenter, “Managerial Choice, Internal Fit, and Adaptation under Regulatory Constraints and Change”, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, June 2005.
  • Paper Presenter, “The Centrality of Process for Situations of Multiple Levels, Complex Roles, and Dynamic Evolution”, Organization Studies Summer Workshop on “Theorizing Process in Organizational Research’, June 2005.
  • Paper Presenter, “Managerial Choice and Adaptation to Regulatory Constraints and Change”, College of Organization Science Fall Conference, November 2004.
  • Panelist, “Dynamic Capabilities & the RBV: How Do They Relate?” Strategic Management Society Meeting, October/November, 2004.
  • Panelist, “Dynamic Capabilities and Evolutionary Dynamics”, Competitive Strategy Pre-conference Session, Strategic Management Society Meeting, October/November, 2004.
  • Paper Presented, “Real Options, Corporate Investment, and the Volatility Construct, with Rita McGrath, Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, October/November, 2004.
  • Co-Chair, Academy Program Highlight Symposium “The Dynamics of Organizational Resources and Capabilities”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2004.
  • Panelist, Academy Program Highlight, “The Dynamic RBV:  Creating Value from Resource-based Change”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2004.
  • Panelist, Academy Program Highlight Symposium, “The Resource-Based View:  Past and Future Directions”, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2004.
  • Panelist, New Faculty Consortium, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Meeting, August 2004.
  • Facilitator, Resource-based View Workshop, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2004.
  • Featured Panelist, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, “Competitive Advantage”, June 2004.
  • Paper Presenter, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, “Research Complementarities:  A Resource-Based View of the Resource Allocation Process Model (and Vice Versa)”, June 2004.
  • Featured Discussant, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, “What is Competitive Advantage Anyway”, June 2004.
  • Featured Discussant, Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, “Corporate Level Advantages”, June 2004.
  • Invited Speaker, "Research Complementarities:  A Resource-Based View of the RAP Model (and Vice Versa)", UCLA, April 2004.
  • Invited Speaker, "Research Complementarities:  A Resource-Based View of the RAP Model (and Vice Versa)", University of Southern California, April 2004.
  • Invited Speaker, “Research Complementarities:  From RBV to RAP and Beyond”, University of Pittsburg, April 2004.
  • Invited Speaker, “Research Complementarities:  From RBV to RAP and Beyond”, Tulane University, March 2004.
  • Invited Speaker, “Research Complementarities:  From RBV to RAP and Beyond”, Rice University, March 2004.
  • Discussant, “Change in the Presence of Residual Fit: Competing Frames and the Structure of Dynamic Capabilities”, BYU-University of Utah Winter Strategy Conference, March 2004.
  • Plenary Panelist, “A Cognitive/Process Perspective on the Formation and Evolution of Supply Chains”, Organization Science Winter Conference, February 2004.
  • Organizer and Chair, Special Session Track, “At the Crossroads:  The Resource-Based View of Competitive Advantage, Competitive Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, November 2003.
  • Session Co-Chair and Panelist, “Resource-Based Theory Across the Ideological Divide”, Competitive Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, November 2003.
  • Panelist, “Where Resources Meet the Road:  RBV in Practice”, Competitive Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, November 2003.
  • Session Co-Chair and Panelist, “Red Light/Green Light:  RBV at the Crossroads”, Competitive Strategy Interest Group, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, November 2003.
  • Presenter, “Terminating Terminological Anarchy: Winter’s Contributions to Strategic Management”, The SidFest Conference, The Wharton School, October 2003.
  • Presenter, “Dynamic Resource-based Theory”, with Constance Helfat, Academy of Management Meetings, August 2003.
  • Commentator, “Strategy as Iterative Resource Allocation”, Strategy Process Conference, Harvard Business School, January 2003.
  • Paper Presenter, “Scanning Dynamic Competitive Landscapes:  A Market-Based And Resource-Based Framework”, with Mark Bergen, Strategic Management Journal Special Issue Conference, “Why is There a Resource-based View?  Towards a Theory of Competitive Heterogeneity”, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, SMU, October 2002.
  • Paper Presenter, “The Dynamic Resource-Based View:  Capability Lifecycles”, with Constance Helfat, Strategic Management Journal Special Issue Conference, “Why is There a Resource-based View?  Towards a Theory of Competitive Heterogeneity”, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, SMU, October 2002.
  • Paper Presenter, “Scanning Dynamic Competitive Landscapes:  A Customer and Resource-Based Framework”, Strategic Management Society Meeting, September, 2002.
  • Panelist, “Economic Underpinnings of the Resource-Based View:  Rent Generation Mechanisms in Strategic Factor Markets”,  Strategic Management Society Meeting, September, 2002.
  • Paper Presenter, “Capability Matters! A Strategic Review of Real Option Volatility”, with Luohua Zhou, Academy of Management Meetings, August 2002.
  • Panelist, “The Economic Underpinnings of Resource-Based Theory:  Appropriability Issues and Incentive Problems”, Academy of Management Meetings, August 2002.
  • Panelist, “Shifting Social Identities in the Networked Global Economy:  Linking Identity, Motivation, and Resource-Based Theory”, Academy of Management Meetings, August, 2002.
  • Speaker, “From Idea to Submission:  Developing Theoretical and Empirical Research, Academy of Management Meetings, August 2002.
  • Panelist, Mid-Career Consortium, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Meeting, August 2002.
  • Paper Presenter, “Advancing Resource-Based Theory:  Listening to the Critics”, Strategic Management Society Conference, 2001.
  • Commentator, “Resource Ownership and Rent Appropriation:  What Have We Learned?”, a talk for the session on “Networks and Relationship Assets”, Harvard Business School Strategy Research Conference, October 2001.
  • Paper Presenter, “A Customer and Resource Based Framework for Competitor Identification and Analysis”, with Mark Bergen and Akshay Rao, International Business and Economics Research Conference, October 2001.
  • Panelist, “The Role of ‘Firms’ in Strategy Research: Resources, Capabilities, and Routines”, Workshop on “Conversations on Business and Competitive Strategy”, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2001.
  • Co-Chair and Panelist, Showcase Symposium on “Kairos in Management Education: An Opportunity to Reassess the Preeminence of Consequentialist Justifications of Learning”, Management Education and Development Division, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2000.
  • Panelist, Joint Symposium on “Identity at the Interfaces:  The Dynamic Construction of Identity in Organizational Fields”, Organization and Management Theory Division and Managerial, Organizational Cognition Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2000.
  • Panelist, Symposium on “Oasis or Mirage: Integrating Management and Economics Perspectives”, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2000.
  • Invited Speaker, “Regression Standardization and Decomposition: Bridging a Structural Hole”, Michigan School of Business Administration, April 2000.
  • Invited Speaker, “Regression Standardization and Decomposition: Bridging a Structural Hole”, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, March 2000.
  • Invited Speaker, "Strategic Groups: Two Views of Strategic Similarities”, Management Seminar Series, Fuqua School of Business,  Duke University, January, 2000.
  • Keynote Speaker, “New Forms of Markets and Competition: Networks and Strategic Groups”, Conference on “Firms in Global Competition”, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, October 1999.
  • Session Moderator, Tuck/CCC (Dartmouth) Conference on the Evolution of Firm Capabilities, September, 1999.
  • Panelist, Symposium on “The Cognitive Strategic Groups Construct: On the Right Track, At a Crossroads, or Just a Dead End?”, Business Policy and Strategy Division; Organization and Management Theory Division, National Academy of Management, August, 1999.
  • Symposium Chair and Discussant:  “Corporate Effects on Performance:  Do They Matter and How Much?”, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Organization and Management Theory Division, and Research Methods Division of the National Academy of Management, August, 1998.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, Columbia University, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, Purdue University, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, Ohio State 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, University of North Carolina, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, University of Maryland, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, University of California at Irvine, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, University of Texas, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", Strategic Management Department, University of Minnesota, 1996.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "Intra-Industry Groups and Performance: Economic and Behavioral Perspectives", Strategic Management Department, University of Michigan, 1995.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "Intra-Industry Groups and Performance: Economic and Behavioral Perspectives", Strategic Management Department, London Business School, 1995.
  • Invited Seminar Speaker, "Intra-Industry Groups and Performance: Economic and Behavioral Perspectives", Strategic Management Department, University of Illinois, 1995.
  • Joint Symposium Panelist, "Dueling Institutionalists: The Competing Perspectives of Williamson, North, and Commons About Organizational Change", Business Policy and Strategy Division, Organization and Management Theory Division, and International Management Division, National Academy of Management, August 1995.
  • Workshop Panelist, "The Craft of Writing a Journal Article", Academy of Management National Meeting Preconvention Activities, August, 1995.
  • Discussant, "Resources, Slack, and Make or Buy Decisions", Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management National Meeting, August 1995.
  • Invited Speaker, "Deregulation and the Competitive Fringe: Owner-Operators in the Trucking Industry", with James Peoples, fall 1994 Economic Workshop Series, Economics Department, Purdue University.
  • Invited Participant, working conference on Organizational Identity, Center for the Study of Values in Organization, Brigham Young University, September 1994.
  • Paper Presenter, "Sunk Assets and Persistent Performance:  Strategic and Informational Aspects", with David Dranove and Mark Shanley, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management National Meeting, August 1994.
  • Paper Presenter, "Getting to Know You: A Theory of Strategic Group Identity", with Mark Shanley, Business Policy and Strategy Division and the Organization and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management National Meeting, August 1994.
  • Symposium Chair, "Commitment, Irreversible Investment, Flexibility, and Competitive Advantage", Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management National Meeting, August, 1994.
  • Discussant, "Extending the Logic of Resource-Based View of the Firm", Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management National Meeting, August 1994.
  • Panelist, Doctoral Consortium, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Meeting, August 1994.
  • Paper Presenter, "An Integrated Approach Toward Understanding the Effects of Strategic Groups on Profitability", with Mark Shanley, Conference on the Social Construction of Industries and Markets, sponsored by the University of Illinois, April 1994.
  • Chairperson, "Strategy Topics", Midwest Academy of Management, April 1994.
  • Chairperson, "Knowledge as a Competitive Resource", Strategic Management Society Conference, 1993.
  • Paper Presenter, "The Effects of Strategic Distance and Market Interdependence on Rivalry", with David Dranove and Mark Shanley, Business Policy Division and Organization and Management Theory Division, National Academy of Management, August 1993.
  • Discussant, "Diversification and Performance", Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management annual meeting, August, 1992.
  • Paper Presenter, "A Comparison of Two Frameworks:  Porter versus the Resource-Based View", Academy of Management National Meetings, August, 1990.
  • Symposium Co-chair, "Research in Strategy and the Resource-Based View of the Firm", Business Policy and Planning Division, Academy of Management, August, 1990.
  • Speaker, "Commentary on 'In Search for the Unique:  Can Firm-Specific Advantages be Evaluated'", Conference on Theory Building in Strategy, University of Illinois, May, 1990.
  • Speaker, "Industry versus Firm Effects on Performance", Wharton Conference on Models of Strategic Choice, September, 1989.
  • Paper Presenter, "Empirical Evidence on Strategic Groups and Rivalry", Academy of Management National Meetings, August, 1989.
  • Paper Presenter, "Highly Diversified Firms as Competitors in Fragmented Industries", Academy of Management National Meetings, August, 1989.
  • Paper Presenter, "Contestability in Monopoly Airline Markets", Western Economic Association Meetings, June 1989.
  • Invited Participant, Junior Faculty Workshop, Business Policy and Planning Division, Academy of Management National Meeting, August, 1988.