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Featured Researchers

May 01, 2011


Gilad Chen, professor of management and organization, received his PhD from George Mason University. His research focuses on work motivation, adaptation, teams and leadership, with particular interest in understanding the complex interface between individuals and the socio-technical organizational context.


Rafael Correidoira, assistant professor of management and organization, received his PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on embedded exploration: how networks that originate from social ties, market dynamics, and institutional arrangements constrain and enable firms' entrepreneurial search for innovative solutions. His current research examines how semiconductor firms' search for innovations is shaped by their social networks, how social networks of wine and autopart firms drive upgrading capabilities in developing economies, and the evolution of efficiency frontiers in the treatment of addiction in the United States.


Michael Kimbrough, associate professor of accounting, received his PhD from Indiana University in Bloomington. His research interests focuses on corporate financial reporting, with particular emphases on firms' voluntary disclosure practices and on accounting for intangible investment.

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