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Rhonda K. Reger

Associate Professor

Department: 
Management & Organization
Office: 
4562 Van Munching Hall
Phone: 
(301) 405-2167
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Bio: 

Primary Research Areas

  • Strategic Management
  • Managerial Cognition
  • Organizational Identity and Reputation

Selected Publications

Kiyatkin, L. & Reger, R. K. Baum, J. R. forthcoming. Thought Leadership on Business and Social Issues: Why U.S. Business Schools Lag Corporations and How They Could Improve, Journal of Corporate Citizenship.

Livengood, R. S. & Reger, R. K. (2010) That’s Our Turf!: Identity Domains and Competitive Dynamics. Academy of Management Review, 35: 48-66.

Duriau, V. J., Reger, R. K. & Pfarrar, M. 2007. A content analysis of the content analysis literature in organizational studies: Research themes, data sources, and methodological refinements, Organizational Research Methods. 10(1): 5-34. Editorial Board Best Paper Award, 2007. Organizational Research Methods, Award is chosen by a vote of the ORM Editorial Board.

Mullane, J. V., L.T. Gustafson, and Reger, R. K. 2002. Entrepreneurs in High Velocity Environment: Leveraging Cognitive Independence, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 14. No. 2, October, pp. 133-150.

Reger, R. K. (section editor) 1998. "CHAPTER 5: A Strategy Conversation on the Topic of Organization Identity", Parties to the Conversation: Rhonda Reger (editor), Jay Barney, Stu Bunderson, Peter Foreman, Loren Gustafson, Anne Huff, Luis Martins, Yolanda Sarason, Larry Stimpert, in Identity in Organizations: Building Theory Through Conversations. (Dave Whetten and Paul Godfrey, eds.), Sage.

Reger, R. K., & Palmer, T. B. 1996. Managerial Categorization of Competitors: Using Old Maps to Navigate New Environments. Organization Science, 7:22-39.

Reger, R. K., Gustafson, L. T., DeMarie, S. M. & Mullane, J. V. 1994. Reframing the Organization: Why Implementing Total Quality is Easier Said Than Done. Academy of Management Review, 19: 565-584.

Honors and Awards

Sage Best Publication: Duriau, V. J., Reger, R. K., Pfarrar, M. 2007. A content analysis of the content analysis literature in organizational studies: Research themes, data sources, and methodological refinements, Organizational Research Methods. 10(1): 5-34. Award is chosen by a vote of the ORM Editorial Board

Krowe Excellence in Teaching Award, highest teaching award given by the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Ten Year Contribution Recognition, Cognition in the Rough Workshop, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division, Academy of Management

Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, Top 15% Teaching Award

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Interest Group, Academy of Management

Best Paper Award: Gustafson, L. T. & Reger, R. K. Using Organizational Identity to Achieve Stability and Change in High Velocity Environments. Award given by the Academy of Management, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Interest Group, Vancouver.

Dissertation: Competitive Positioning in the Chicago Banking Market: Mapping the Mind of the Strategist. Winner of the A. T. Kearney Award for Outstanding Research in General Management given by the Academy of Management, Business Policy and Planning Division.

University of Illinois Fellowship

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Top 15% Teaching Awards

Alcoa Foundation Fellowship

Consulting Work

Various programs with Black & Decker, SAIC, ARINC, Intel, Computer Sciences Corporation Chapter of the American Management Association, and EMBA coursework in strategic management, implementing strategy, organizational culture, and project management, in US, China, Poland and Zurich.

Dillard's Professor in Internship.