Featured Research

The Alberta School of Business aims to publish in journals generally known for their excellence and importance. Publishing in recognized top journals provides an important signal of quality that is useful in the evaluation of scholarly productivity. The following are publications by our faculty over the last five years in top management journals.



Accounting & Business Analytics

Rostami, B., Errico, F., & Lodi, A. (Forthcoming) A Convex Reformulation and an Outer Approximation for a Large Class of Binary Quadratic Programs. Operations Research.

Chuang, YT., Zargoush, M., Ghazalbash, S., Samiedaluie, S., Kuluski, K., & Guilcher, S. (Forthcoming) From Prediction to Decision: Optimizing Long-Term Care Placements Among Older Delayed Discharge Patients. Production and Operations Management.

Zhang, R., Samiedaluie, S., & Zhang, D. (Forthcoming) Product-based Approximate Linear Programs for Network Revenue Management. Operations Research.

Soltani, M., Batt, R. J., Bavafa, H., & Patterson, B. W. (Forthcoming) Does What Happens in the ED Stay in the ED? The Effects of Emergency Department Physician Workload on Post-ED Care Use. Manufactoring & Service Operations Management

Zhang, R., Hora, M., John, S., & Wier, H.A. (Forthcoming) Competition and slack: The role of tariffs on cost stickinessJournal of Operations Management.



Morck, R., Yeung, B., & Zhang, L. Y. (Forthcoming) Idiosyncrasy as a leading indicator. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Dyck, A., Lins, K. V., Roth, L., Towner, M., & Wagner, H. F. (Forthcoming) Renewable Governance: Good for the Environment? Journal of Accounting Research.


Marketing, Business Economics & Law

 Fatum, R., Hara, N., & Yamamoto, Y. (Forthcoming) Negative Interest Rate Policy and the Influence of Macroeconomic News on Yields. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.


Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Management

Ho, J.A., Bonaccio, S., Connelly, C.E., & Gellatly, I.R. (Forthcoming) Representative-negotiated i-deals for people with disabilities. Human Resource Management.

Hancock, J.A., Gellatly, I.R., & Walsh, M.M. (Forthcoming) Good, Bad, and Ugly Leadership Patterns: Implications for Work-related and Context-free OutcomesJournal of Management.

Lindebaum, D., Moser, C., Ashraf, M., & Glaser, V. L. (Forthcoming) Reading the Technological Society to Understand the Mechanization of Values and Its Ontological Consequences. Academy of Management Review

Omidvar, O., Safavi, M., & Glaser, V.L. (Forthcoming) Algorithmic Routines and Dynamic Inertia: How Organizations Avoid Adapting to Changes in the Environment. Journal of Management Studies

Jennings, J. E., Rahman, Z., & Dempsey, D. (Forthcoming) Challenging What We Think We Know: Theory and Evidence for Questioning Common Beliefs About the Gender Gap in Entrepreneurial ConfidenceEntrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Hannigan, T.R., Briggs, A.R., Valadao, R., Seidel, M.D., Jennings, P.D. (Forthcoming) A New Tool for Policymakers: Mapping Cultural Possibilities in an Emerging AI Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Research Policy.

Wright, A. L., Irving, G., Zafar, A., & Reay, T. (Forthcoming) The Role of Space and Place in Organisational and Institutional Change: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Management Studies.


Accounting & Business Analytics

Rastpour, A., Ingolfsson, A., & Sandikçi, B. (2022)  Algorithms for queueing systems with reneging and priorities modeled as quasi-birth-death processesINFORMS Journal on Computing, 34(3), 1693-1710.

Zheng, Y., Xie, Y., Lee, I., Dehghanian, A., & Serban, N. (2022). Parallel subgradient algorithm with block dual decomposition for large-scale optimization. European Journal of Operational Research, 299(1), 60-74.

Curry, S., Lee, I., Ma, S., & Serban, N. (2022) Global Sensitivity Analysis via a Statistical Tolerance Approach. European Journal of Operational Research, 296(1), 44-59. 

Rostami, B., Chitsaz, M., Arslan, O., Laporte, G., & Lodi, A. (2022). Single Allocation Hub Location with Heterogeneous Economies of ScaleOperations Research, 70(2), 766-785.

Grant, S., Rich, P. & Stecher J. (2022) Bayes and Jurwicz with Bernoulli. Journal of Economic Theory, 199.

Ji, Y., & Sun, C. (2022)  For Better or For Worse: Impacts of IoT Technology in e-Commerce ChannelProduction & Operations Management, 32(1), 1353-1371.



Teng, L., & Lu, R. (2022) Social Undermining as a Dark Side of Symbolic Awards: Evidence from a RD Design. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 173, 104184.

Hou, K., Hsu, P., Wang, S., Watanabe, A., & Xu, Y. (2022) Corporate R&D and Stock Returns: International Evidence. Journal of Financial and Qualitative Analysis, 57(4), 1377-1408. 


Marketing, Business Economics & Law

Lafreniere, K.C, Moore, S.G., & Fisher, R.J. (2022) The Power of Profanity: The Meaning and Impact of Swearwords in Word-of-MouthJournal of Marketing Research, 59(5), 883–907.

Deng, Q., & Messinger, P.R. (2022) Dimensions of brand-extension fit. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 39(3), 764-787.


Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Management

Taeuscher, K., Zhao, E.Y., & Lounsbury, M. (2022) Categories and narratives as sources of distinctiveness: Cultural entrepreneurship within and across categories. Strategic Management Journal, 43(10), 2101-2143.

Cohen, L. E., & Mahabadi, S. (2022) In the Midst of Hiring: Pathways of Anticipated and Accidental Job Evolution During Hiring. Organization Science, 33(5), 1938-1963.

Kistruck, G.M., & Slade Shnatz, A. (2022) Research on Grand Challenges: Adopting an Abductive Experimentation Methodology. Organization Studies, 43(9), 1355–1378.


Dau, L.A., Mork, R., Yeung, B. Y. (2021) Business Groups and The Study of International Business: A Coasean Synthesis and Extension.  Journal of International Business Studies, 52(2), 161-211.

Charoenwong, B., Mork, R., Wiwattanakantang, Y. (2021) Bank of Japan Equity Purchases: The (Non-)Effects of Extreme Quantitative EasingReview of Finance, 25(3), 713-743.

Bennedsen, M, Mehrotra, V., Shim, J., Wiwattanakantang, Y. (2021) Dynastic Control without Ownership: Evidence from post-war JapanJournal of Financial Economics, 142(2), 831-843.

Fatum, R., Zhu, G., Hui, W. (2021) Do Oil Endowment and Productivity Matter for Accumulation of International Reserves? Journal of International Money and Finance, 117, 102536.

Wang, K. (2021) Is The Tone of Risk Disclosures in MD&As Relevant to Debt Markets? Evidence from The Pricing of Credit Default Swaps. Contemporary Accounting Research, 38(20), 1465-1501.

Qian, C., Crilly, D., Wang, K., & Wang, Z. (2021) Why Do Banks Favor Employee-friendly Firms? A Stakeholder-screening Perspective. Organization Science, 32(3), 605-624.

Chen, Y. & Reay, T. (2021) Responding to Imposed Job Redesign: The Evolving Dynamics of Work and Identity in Restructuring Professional Identity. Human Relations, 74(10), 1541-1571.

Faccio, M., Morck, R., & Yavuz, M.D. (2021). Business Groups and The Incorporation of Firm-specific Shocks into Stock Prices. Journal of Financial Economics, 139(3), 852-871.

Engeler, I. & Häubl, G. (2021). Miscalibration in Predicting One’s Performance: Disentangling Misplacement and Misestimation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 120(4), 940-955.

Steele, C. W. J. (2021). When Things Get Odd: Exploring The Interactional Choreography of Taken-for-grantednessAcademy of Management Review, 46(2), 341-361.

Wright, A.P., Meyer, A.D., Reay, T. (2021). Maintaining Places of Social Inclusion: Ebola and the Emergency Department. Administrative Science Quarterly, 66(1), 42-85.


Banerjee, S. (2020). Does competition improve analysts' forecast informativeness? Management Science, 67(5), 3219-3238.

Agarwal, S., Mikhed, V., & Scholnick, B. (2020). Peers' Income and Financial Distress: Evidence from Lottery Winners and Neighboring Bankruptcies. The Review of Financial Studies, 33(1), 433-472.

Argo, J.J., & Dahl, D.W. (2020). Social influence in the retail context: A contemporary review of the literature. Journal of Retailing, 96(1), 25-39.

Brigden, N. & Häubl G. (2020). Inaction Traps in Consumer Response to Product Malfunctions. Journal of Marketing Research, 57(2), 298-314.

Broschark, J.P., Block, E.S., Koppman, S. & Adjerid, I. (2020). Will we ever meet again? The relationship between inter-firm managerial migration and the circulation of client ties. Journal of Management Studies, 57(6), 1106-1142.

Cappellero, G., Tracey, P., & Greenwood, R. (2020). From Logic Acceptance to Logic Rejection: The Process of Destabilization in Hybrid Organizations. Organization Science, 31(2), 415-438.

Chreim, S., Langley, A., Reay, T., Comeau-Valle, M. & Huq, J.L. (2020). Constructing and Sustaining Counter-Institutional Identities. Academy of Management Journal, 63(3), 935-964.

Christensen, P.O., Frimor, H., & Sabac, F. (2020). Real incentive effects of soft information. Contemporary Accounting Research, 37(1), 514-541.

Donkers, B., Dellaert, B.G.C., Waisman, R.M., & Häubl, G. (2020). Preference Dynamics in Sequential Consumer Choice with Defaults. Journal of Marketing Research, 57(6), 1096-1112.

Fatum, R., & Yetman, J. (2020). Accumulation of foreign currency reserves and risk-taking. Journal of International Money and Finance, 102, 102097.

Glaser, V.L., Krikorian-Atkinson, M., & Fiss, P.C. (2020). Goal-Based Categorization: Dynamic Classification in the Display Advertising Industry. Organization Studies, 41(7), 921-943.

Goodrick, E., Jarvis, L. & Reay, T. (2020). Preserving a professional institution: emotion in discursive institutional work. Journal of Management Studies, 57(4), 735-774.

Hughes, K. D., & Silver, W. A. (2020). Beyond time-binds: Rethinking work-family dynamics for a mobile world. Human Relations, 73(7), 924-952.

Ingolfsson, A., Almehdawe, E., Pedram, A., & Tran, M. (2020). Comparison of fluid approximations for service systems with state-dependent service rates and return probabilities. European Journal of Operational Research, 283(2), 562-575.

Rastpour, A., Kolfal, B., & Ingolfsson, A. (2020). Modeling Yellow and Red Alert Durations for Ambulance Systems. Production & Operations Management, 29(8), 1972-1991.

Rothenberg, N. (2020). Auditor Reputation Concerns, Legal Liability, and Standards. The Accounting Review,95(3), 371-391.

Seidel, V.P., Hannigan, T.R., & Phillips, N.P. (2020). Rumor communities, social media, and forthcoming innovations: The shaping of technological frames in product market evolution. Academy of Management Review, 45(2), 304-324.

Sharma, P., Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., & Steier, L.P. (2020). Family firm behavior from a psychological perspective. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 44(1), 3-19.

Slade Shantz, A., Kistruck, G.M., Pacheco, D.F., & Webb, J.W. (2020). How Formal and Informal Hierarchies Shape Conflict within Cooperatives: A Field Experiment in Ghana. Academy of Management Journal, 63(2), 503-529.

Tonoyan, V., Strohmeyer, R., & Jennings, J.E. (2020). Gender Gaps in Perceived Start-up Ease: Implications of Sex-based Labor Market Segregation for Entrepreneurship across 22 European Countries. Administrative Science Quarterly, 65(1), 181-225.

Tsekouras, D., Dellaert, B.G.C., Donkers, B. & Haubl, G. (2020). Product set granularity and consumer response to recommendations. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 48(2), 186-202.

Walter, M., Hildebrand, C., Häubl, G. & Herrmann, A. (2020). Mixing It Up: Unsystematic Product Arrangements Promote the Choice of Unfamiliar Products. Journal of Marketing Research, 57(3), 509-536.

Zhang, J., Deephouse, D.L., van Gorp, D. & Ebbers, H. (2020). Individuals' Perceptions of the Legitimacy of Emerging Market Multinationals: Ethical Foundations and Construct Validation. Journal of Business Ethics.

Zhao, E.Y., Ishihara, M., & Jennings P.D. (2020). Strategic entrepreneurship's dynamic tensions: Converging (diverging) effects of experience and networks on market entry timing and entrant performance. Journal of Business Venturing, 35(2).


Castelo, N., Bos, M.W. & Lehmann, D.R. (2019). Task-dependent algorithm aversion. Journal of Marketing Research, 56(5), 809-825.

Cheung, Y., Fatum, R., & Yamamoto, Y. (2019). The exchange rate effects of macro news after the global financial crisis. Journal International Money and Finance, 95, 424-443.

D'Adderio, L., Glaser, V., & Pollock, N. (2019). Performing Theories, Transforming Organizations: A Reply to Marti and Gond. Academy of Management Review, 44(3), 676-679.

Delasay, M., Ingolfsson, A., Kolfal, B., & Schultz, K. (2019). Load effect on service times. European Journal of Operational Research, 279(3), 673-686.

Dyck, A., Lins, K.V., Roth, L., & Wagner, H.F. (2019).Do Institutional Investors Drive Corporate Responsibility? International Evidence. Journal of Financial Economics, 131(3), 693-714.

Han, Q, Jennings, J.E., Liu, R, & Jennings, P.D. (2019). Going home and helping out? Returnees as propagators of CSR in an emerging economy. Journal of International Business Studies, 50(6), 857-872.

Häubl, G., & Popkowski Leszczyc, P.T.L. (2019). Bidding Frenzy: Speed of Competitor Reaction and Willingness to Pay in Auctions. Journal of Consumer Research, 45(6), 1294-1314.

Hoang, K., Jamal, K., & Tan H. (2019). Determinants of Audit Engagement Profitability. The Accounting Review, 94(6), 253-283.

Hofmann, C. & Rothenberg, N.R. (2019). Forecast Accuracy and Consistent Preferences for the Timing of Information Arrival. Contemporary Accounting Research, 36(4), 2207-2237.

Ji, Y., Wang, R., & Gou, Q. (2019). Monetization on mobile platforms: Balancing in-App advertising and user base growth. Production and Operations Management, 28(9), 2202-2220.

Kandel, E., Kosenko, K., Morck, R., & Yafeh, Y. (2019). The great pyramids of America: A revised history of U. S. business groups, corporate ownership, and regulation, 1926-1950. Strategic Management Journal, 40(5), 781-808.

Kim, C., Wang, K., & Zhang, L., (2019). Readability of 10-K reports and stock price crash risk. Contemporary Accounting Research, 36(2), 1184-1216.

Lee, I., Curry, S., & Serban, N. (2019), Solving large batches of linear programs. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 31(2), 302-317.

Liu, R. & Trefler, D. (2019). A Sorted Tale of Globalization: White Collar Jobs and the Rise of Service Offshoring. Journal of International Economics, 118, 105-122.

Lounsbury, M., Gehman, J. & Glynn, M.A. (2019). Beyond Homo Entrepreneurus: Judgment and the Theory of Cultural Entrepreneurship. Journal of Management Studies, 56(6), 1214-1236.

Mannor, M.M., Matta, F., Block, E.S., Steinbach, A., & Davis, J. (2019). A liability of breadth? The conflicting influences of experiential breadth on perceptions of founding teams. Journal of Management, 45(4), 1540-1568.

Morck, R., Deniz Yavuz, M., & Yeung, B. (2019). State-run banks, money growth, and the real economy. Management Science, 65(12), 5914-5932.

Reay, T. (2019). Family routines and next-generation engagement in family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 43(2), 244-250.

Slade Shantz, A., Fischer, E., Liu, A., Levesque, M. (2019). Spoils from the Spoiled: Strategies for Entering Stigmatized Markets. Journal of Management Studies, 56(7), 1260-1286.

Soltani, M., Samorani, M., & Kolfal, B. (2019). Appointment scheduling with multiple providers and stochastic service times. European Journal of Operational Research, 277(2), 667-683.

Vallen, B., Sridhar, K., Rubin, D., Ilyuk, V., Block, L. G., & Argo, J. J. (2019). Shape- and trait-congruency: Using appearance-based cues as a basis for product recommendations. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 29(2), 271-284.

Wu, E.C., Moore, S.G., & Fitzsimons, G.J. (2019). Wine for the Table: Self-Construal, Group Size, and Choice for Self and Others. Journal of Consumer Research, 46(3), 508-527.

Wang, M.S., Steele, C.W.J. & Greenwood, R. (2019). Mentalités and Events: Historicizing Institutional Logics, Academy of Management Review, 44(2), 473-476.

Zellweger, T. M., Chrisman, J. J., Chua, J. H., & Steier, L. P. (2019). Social Structures, Social Relationships, and Family Firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 43(2), 207-223.


Argo, J.J, & Dahl, D.W. (2018). Standards of Beauty: The Impact of Mannequins in the Retail Context. Journal of Consumer Research, 44(5), 974-990.

Bellman, S., & Murray, K.B. (2018). Feedback, task performance, and interface preferences. European Journal of Information Systems, 27(6), 654-669.

Brüggemann, U., Kaul, A., Leuz, C., & Werner, I.M. (2018). The Twilight Zone: OTC Regulatory Regimes and Market Quality. The Review of Financial Studies, 31(3), 898-942.

Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Le Breton-Miller, I., Miller, D., & Steier, L.P. (2018). Governance Mechanisms and Family Firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 42(2), 171-186.

Fatum, R., Liu, R. Tong., J., & Xu, J. (2018). Beggar thy neighbor or beggar thy domestic firms? Evidence from 2000-2011 Chinese customs data. Journal of International Economics, 115, 16-29.

Feils, D., Rahman, M., & Şabac, F. (2018). Corporate Governance Systems Diversity: A Coasian Perspective on Stakeholder Rights. Journal of Business Ethics, 150(2), 451-466.

Hall, W., Schmader, T., Aday, A., Inness, M., & Croft, E. (2018). Climate control: The relationship between social identity threat and cues to an identity-safe culture. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 115(3), 446-467.

Han, B., Han, L., & Zhu, G. (2018). Housing price and fundamentals in a transition economy: The case of the Beijing market. International Economic Review, 59(3), 1653-1677.

Hannigan, T.R., Seidel, V.P., & Yakis-Douglas, B. (2018). Product Innovation Rumors as Forms of Open Innovation. Research Policy, 47(5), 953-964.

Hinings, C.R., Gegenhuber, T., & Greenwood, R. (2018). Digital Innovation and Transformation: An Institutional Perspective. Information and Organization, 28(1), 52-61.

Hinings, C.R., Greenwood, R., Meyer, R. (2018). Dusty Books? the Liability of Oldness. Academy of Management Review, 43(2), 333-343.

Honig, B., Lampel, J., Baum, J., Glynn, M., Jing, R., Lounsbury, M., Schuessler, E., Sirmon, D., Tsui, A., Walsh, J., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2018). Reflections on Scientific Misconduct in Management: Unfortunate Incidents or a Normative Crisis? Academy of Management Perspectives, 32(4), 412-442.

Iliev, P., & Roth, L. (2018). Learning from directors' foreign board experiences. Journal of Corporate Finance, 51, 1-19.

Mashruwala, C. & Mashruwala, S. (2018). Does Accounting Conservatism Reduce Overpricing Caused by Short Sales Constraints? Contemporary Accounting Research, 35(4), 2160-2190.

McFerran, B., Moore, S. G., & Packard, G. (2018). How should companies talk to customers online? MIT Sloan Management Review, 60(1), 1-5.

Moore, S., McFerran, B., & Packard, G. (2018). The Words and Phrases to Use -- and to Avoid -- When Talking to Customers. Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, 37-42.

Moss, T.W., Renko, M., Block, E. & Meyskens, M. (2018). Funding the story of hybrid ventures: Crowdfunder lending preferences and linguistic hybridity. Journal of Business Venturing, 33(5), 643-659.

Nordstrom, O. & Jennings, J.E. (2018). Looking in the other direction: An ethnographic analysis of how family businesses can be operated to enhance familial well-being. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 42(2), 317-339.

Noseworthy, T.J., Murray, K.B., & Di Muro, F. (2018). When Two Wrongs Make a Right: Using Conjunctive Enablers to Enhance Evaluations for Extremely Incongruent New Products, Journal of Consumer Research, 44(6), 1379-1396.

Packard, G., Moore, S.G., & McFerran, B. (2018). (I'm) Happy to Help (You): The Impact of Personal Pronoun Use in Customer-Firm Interactions. Journal of Marketing Research, 55(4), 541-555.

Sabac, F., & Yoo, J. (2018). Performance Measure Aggregation in Multi-Task Agencies. Contemporary Accounting Research, 35(2), 716-733.

Schlager, T., Hildebrand, C., Herrmann, A., Franke, N., & Häubl, G. (2018). Social Product Customization Systems: Peer Input, Conformity, and Consumers' Evaluation of Customized Products. Journal of Management Information Systems, 35(1), 319-349.

Slade Shantz, A., Kistruck, G., & Zietsma, C. (2018). The Opportunity Not Taken: The Occupational Identity of Entrepreneurs in Contexts of Poverty. Journal of Business Venturing, 33(4), 416-437.

Swait, J., Argo, J. & Li, L. (2018). Modeling Simultaneous Multiple Goal Pursuit and Adaptation in Consumer Choice. Journal of Marketing Research, 55(3), 352-367.

Tian, A., Schroeder, J., Risen, J., Norton, M., Gino, F., & Häubl G. (2018). Enacting Rituals to Improve Self-Control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 114(6), 851-876.

White, K., Stackhouse, M., & Argo, J.J. (2018). When social identity threat leads to the selection of identity-reinforcing options: The role of public self-awareness. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 144, 60-73.

Zhao, E. Y., Ishihara, M., Jennings, P. D., & Lounsbury, M. (2018). Optimal distinctiveness in the console video game industry: An exemplar-based model of proto-category evolution. Organization Science, 29(4), 588-611.

Zheng, Y., Lee, I., & Serban, N. (2018). Regularized optimization with spatial coupling for robust decision making. European Journal of Operational Research, 270(3), 898-906.

Zietsma, C., Ruebottom, T., & Slade Shantz, A. (2018). Unobtrusive maintenance: Temporal complexity, latent category control and the stalled emergence of the Cleantech sector. Journal of Management Studies, 55(7), 1242-1277.