Dr. Rhonda K.
Ph.D., University of
4562 Van Munching Hall
Primary Research Areas
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
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.),
Reger, R. K., & Palmer, T. B. 1996. Managerial Categorization of
Competitors: Using Old Maps to Navigate New Environments. Organization
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
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.