Jerry Davis received his PhD from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and taught at Northwestern and Columbia before moving to the University of Michigan, where he is Wilbur K. Pierpont Collegiate Professor of Management and of Sociology. He has published widely in management, sociology, and finance. Books include Social Movements and Organization Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2005); Organizations and Organizing (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007); Managed by the Markets: How Finance Reshaped America (Oxford University Press, 2009); Changing your Company from the Inside Out: A Guide for Social Intrapreneurs (Harvard Business Review Press, 2015); and The Decline and Fall of the American Corporation (Berrett Koehler, forthcoming). He is Editor of the Administrative Science Quarterly and Director of the Interdisciplinary Committee on Organization Studies (ICOS) at the University of Michigan.
Davis’s research is broadly concerned with the effects of finance on society. Recent writings examine how ideas about corporate social responsibility have evolved to meet changes in the structures and geographic footprint of multinational corporations; whether "shareholder capitalism" is still a viable model for economic development; how income inequality in an economy is related to corporate size and structure; why theories about organizations do (or do not) progress; how architecture shapes social networks and innovation in organizations; why stock markets spread to some countries and not others; and whether there exist viable organizational alternatives to shareholder-owned corporations in the United States.
Igor Filatotchev is Professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy at Cass Business School, City University London, and Director of Centre for Research on Corporate Governance at Cass. He is also a Visiting Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business. He earned his PhD in Economics from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (Moscow, the Russian Federation). His research interests are focused on corporate governance effects on entrepreneurship and strategic decisions; sociology of capital markets. Key research programmes currently in progress include analysis of resource and strategy roles of corporate governance; corporate governance life-cycle; and a knowledge-based view on governance development in entrepreneurial firms and IPOs. He has published more than 120 refereed academic papers, in addition to numerous books and book chapters, in the fields of corporate governance, entrepreneurship and strategy including publications in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, California Management Review, Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Management. Most recently he edited "Corporate Governance and the Business Life-cycle" (2010), London, New York: Edward Elgar, and co-edited "The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance" (2013), Oxford: OUP. He is an Associate editor of Journal of Management Studies. Before joining Journal of Management Studies editorial team he was an Associate Editor of Corporate Governance: An International Review.
Jiayin Zhang is assistant professor at Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. She received her Ph.D. in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management in 2014. Her current research projects include examining the psychological and institutional factors that affect the formation of valuations by economic actors, such as financial analysts, venture capitalists and real estate buyers, and assessing its influences on organizational and market outcomes. Her co-authored paper has been published on American Journal of Sociology.
Toru Yoshikawa is Professor of Strategic Management at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. He was previously a faculty member at McMaster University in Canada and Nihon University in Japan, and also a visiting professor or researcher at Doshisha University, Waseda University, University of Salamanca, and the University of Melbourne. Toru’s main research interests include strategic and performance implications of corporate governance, corporate governance reforms and institutional change, and the effects of interpersonal relationships in the board on corporate directors’ behaviors.
He has published his research articles in such academic journals as Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Business Venturing. He is on the editorial review board of Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of International Business Studies, Corporate Governance: An International Review, and Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
Sun Hyun Park is Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Management at Seoul National University. He received his Ph.D. in Corporate Strategy from Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. His research interests include top management team and corporate strategy, media’s influence on corporate strategy, and institutionalism in corporate governance context.
Emily Erikson is an assistant professor of sociology at Yale University and School of Management. Her work focuses on the development and emergence of the institutions of capitalism as well as network theory, with a particular emphasis on the role of social networks, decoupling, and autonomy in institutional generation and transformation. She recently authored Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757 (Princeton University Press) and edited “Chartering Capitalism: Organizing Markets, States, and Publics,” a special issue of Political Power and Social Theory (2015 forthcoming).
Victor Nee is the Frank and Rosa Rhodes Professor at Cornell University. He earned his Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University in 1977; was assistant to associate professor of Sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and joined the faculty at Cornell in 1984 where he was the Goldwin Smith Professor of Sociology from 1991 to 2011. His current research focuses on the rise of New York City’s technology-enabled economy, and a decade long study of the emergence of economic institutions of capitalism in China. His papers have appeared in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Administrative Science Quarterly, Social Forces, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, American Economic Review, Theory and Society, Management Science, Rationality and Society, Management and Organization Review and Economic Development and Cultural Change, and his books include Remaking the American Mainstream with Richard Alba, Capitalism from Below with Sonja Opper, and The New Institutionalism in Sociology with Mary Brinton.
Anja Tuschke holds the chair of Strategic Management at the Munich School of Management at Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. Prior to joining the Munich School of Management, Dr. Tuschke held the position of a director at the Institute of Organization and HR Management at the University of Bern in Switzerland.
Dr. Tuschke’s research interests revolve around the link between Strategic Management, Corporate Governance and Performance. She is particularly interested in how networks, top management compensation, and interactions of managers, boards and owners affect strategic outcomes. Her main teaching interests are in the field of Strategic Management. Dr. Tuschke is an active member of the academic community. She is currently on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Business and Research, and Die Betriebswirtschaft. Currently she also serves as a Chairperson for the IG “Strategic Leadership and Governance” of the Strategic Management Society.
Dalhia Mani is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at HEC Paris (2010-Current). She completed her PhD from the University Of Minnesota (USA). Dr. Mani’s current research focuses on understanding the complex patterns of ownership ties, strategic alliances and joint-ventures that bind firms, and affect firm behavior and outcomes, including firms' corporate governance choices. Her published research has appeared in the American Journal of Sociology. Her research has received multiple Department, University and National awards including a National Science Foundation Research Award. She serves as a reviewer for the Academy of Management, American Journal of Sociology, and Social Network Analysis and Mining Journal. Before joining academia, she worked in ICICI Ltd. (Mumbai, India), one of the largest financial services company in India. Finally, she serves on the board of a start-up in the healthcare-IT field, was instrumental in establishing a minority PhD student research award in the University of Minnesota, and over the years, has served in different roles as a volunteer in the area of employment readiness.