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David M. Waguespack

David M. Waguespack

Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Oregon

  • Management and Organization
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    4522 Van Munching Hall

    Dr. David M. Waguespack is Associate Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Dr. Waguespack received his PhD in Political Science, focusing on environmental politics and science and technology policy. Prior to arriving at Maryland he was a project manager at the University of California Los Angeles, and an adjunct political science professor at SUNY Buffalo. Dr. Waguespack 's research focuses on non-market influences, such as social networks and political institutions, on innovation and venture performance. His ongoing work pursues these questions in the domains of film production and distribution, internet technology development, international patenting, and environmental management.

    Primary Research Areas

    • Innovation
    • Social networks
    • Technology management

    Professional Service

    • Associate Editor (January 2010 to present), Entrepreneurship and Innovation Department,Management Science
    • Editorial Review Board Member (December 2006-2016) for Organization Science

    Replication Materials

    • Simcoe, T. & Waguespack, D.M. Status, Quality and Attention: What’s in a (Missing) Name? Management Science, 57(2): 274-290.
    • Waguespack, D.M., and O. Sorenson. The Ratings Game: Asymmetry in Classification. Organization Science, 22(3): 541-553.
    • Waguespack, D.M. & R. Salomon. Quality, Subjectivity, and Sustained Superior Performance at the Olympic Games. Management Science, 62(1): 286-300.

    News

    The Center for Global Business Announces Winner of Its First Data Grant Competition

    Ha Le, a second-year MBA student at Maryland Smith, writes about the PhD international research award.

    The Center for Global…

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    Social Influence Creeps into Movie Reviews

    New Smith research might alter your perspective on the next movie review you read online. Film critics sometimes react not just to the…

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    New Research Finds Bias in Hollywood’s Parental Guidance Ratings for Movies

    College Park, Md. – March 1, 2010 – New research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and Yale…

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    Research

    Why Critics Don’t Pan Blockbusters… At Least Not Right Away

    Media Outlets Delay Negative Movie, Video Game Reviews

    Read the article : Why Critics Don’t Pan Blockbusters… At Least Not Right Away
    How Do You Build a Company? It Depends on Where You’re From

    Video Game Reveals How a Founder’s Home Country Affects a Startup

    Read the article : How Do You Build a Company? It Depends on Where You’re From

    Insights

    Fragmenting Audience: The Feel-Good Hit of the Film Industry?

    How Production Funding for Films is Changing

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    Can the Avengers Save the Oscars?

    Left Without a Host, the Academy May Adopt a Super New Format

    Read the article : Can the Avengers Save the Oscars?
    Summer Blockbuster Season Starts Early

    Three Factors Driving the Success of Marvel's 'Infinity Wars'

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