E. Geoffrey Love

E. Geoffrey Love

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Academic Director, Management Major

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Contact

304 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-2194

glove@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Dissertation: The Diffusion of Downsizing Among Large U.S. firms, 1977-1995: The Role of Firm Status, Harvard Graduate School of Business, 1997
  • A.B., Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1982

Positions Held

  • Academic Director, Management Major, Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2019 to present
  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2016 to present
  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009-2016
  • Lecturer, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2009
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2002-2006
  • Assistant Professor of Management, Rice University, 1996-2001

Recent Publications

  • Love, E., Lim, J., & Bednar, M. (2017). The Face of the Firm: How CEOs Affect Corporate Reputations. Academy of Management Journal, 60 (4), 1462-1481.
  • Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2017). Failed Stakeholder Exchanges and Corporate Reputation: The Case of Earnings Misses. Academy of Management Journal, 60 880-903.

Other Publications

Articles

  • Bednar, M., Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2015). Paying the price? The impact of controversial governance practices on managerial reputation. Academy of Management Journal, 58 (6), 1740-1760.
  • Love, E., Love, D., & Northcraft, G. (2010). Is the End in Sght? Student Regulation of In-Class and Extra-Credit Effort in Response to Performance Feedback. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9 (1), 81-97.
  • Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2009). Character, Conformity, or the Bottom Line: How and Why Downsizing Affected Corporate Reputation. Academy of Management Journal, 52 (2), 314-335.
  • Love, E., & Cebon, P. (2008). Meanings on Multiple Levels: Organizational Culture and Diffusion in Institutionalized Environments. Journal of Management Studies, 45 (2), 239-267.
  • Love, E., & Nohria, N. (2005). Reducing Slack: The Performance Consequences of Downsizing by Large Industrial Firms, 1977-1993. Strategic Management Journal, 26 (12), 1087-1108.

Book Chapters

  • Kraatz, M., & Love, E., D. Ketchen & D. Bergh (Ed.) (2006). Studying the Dynamics of Reputation: A Framework for Research on the Reputational Consequences of Corporate Actions Research Methodology in Strategy and Management ( pp. 343-383). London: Elsevier.

Case Studies

  • Love, E. (1994). Wyatt Co. Compensation Consulting Practice (A) and (B). Harvard Business School Case #9-495-026 & 027 Mass: Harvard Business School.
  • Love, E., & Eccles, R. (1991). Compaq Computer Corporation. Harvard Business School Case #9-491-011 Mass: Harvard Business School.

Conference Proceedings

  • Bednar, M., Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2011). The Reputational Impact of Corporate Governance: The Case of Poison Pills. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Cebon, P., & Love, E. (2006). Location within The Field and the Institutional Construction of Managers' Cognition. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2005). How do firms' actions influence corporate reputation? The case of downsizing at large U.S. firms. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Love, E., & Cebon, P. (2002). Why do late adopters perform poorly: Symbolic adoption, or cultural incongruity. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Love, E. (2000). Changing Technical and Institutional Influences on Adoption of an Administrative Practice: Downsizing at Large U.S. Firms, 1977-1995. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Love, E. (1996). The Diffusion of Downsizing Among Large U.S. Firms, 1977-1995: The Role of Firm Status. Academy of Management Expanded Best Paper Proceedings.

Presentations

  • Lim, J., Love, E., & Bednar, M. (2019). Changing of the guard: The impact of CEO succession on corporate reputation. 35th EGOS Colloquium.
  • Lee, S., Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2018). Organizational consequences of institutional compliance. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Lee, S., & Love, E. (2016). Adaptation and Multiple Institutional Pressures: Korean Manufacturing Firms' Response to Post-Crisis Reform. Strategic Management Society Special Conference.
  • Kim-Hahm, H., & Love, E. (2015). Reputation for Toughness and Patent Litigation Outcomes: Effects of Differential Roles and Embeddedness. Strategic Maqnagement Society Conference.
  • Kim-Hahm, H., & Love, E. (2014). Asymmetric Effects of Reputation in Contentious Relationships: Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Reputations for Toughness in Patent Litigation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Love, E. (2013). A Social Judgment Perspective on how Performance Outcomes Shape Reputational Ascriptions: The Role of Path Dependence and Relative Comparison. Oxford Reputation Centre Annual Conference.
  • Love, E., Lim, J., & Bednar, M. (2013). The face of the firm: How CEOs affect corporate reputation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Bednar, M., Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2013). The reputational impact of corporate governance: The case of poison pills. BYU-Utah Strategy Conference.
  • Kraatz, M., & Love, E. (2012). Stakeholder Expectation Violations and Corporate Reputation: Theory and Evidence. Oxford Univ. Reputation Centre Annual Conference.
  • Lim, J., Love, E., & Bednar, M. (2012). The face of the firm: How CEOs affect corporate reputations. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.
  • Bednar, M., Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2011). The Reputational Impact of Corporate Governance: The Case of Poison Pills. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Bednar, M., Love, E., & Kraatz, M. (2011). The reputational impact of corporate governance: The case of poison pills. Midwest Strategy Meetings (Purdue University.
  • Jeong, Y., & Love, E. (2010). How Institutional Logics Influence Cognitive Orientation: The Case of Focused Firms, 1984-1997.”. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Love, E. (2009). Do Performance Declines Matter More than Increases? Re-Examining how Financial Performance Affects Corporate Reputation. Academy of Management Annual Meeting.

Working Papers

  • Kim-Hahm, H., & Love, E. When Do Firms Act (In)consistently With Their Reputations? The Influence of Social Role Occupancy.
  • Lee, S., & Love, E. Adaptation and Multiple Institutional Pressures: Korean Manufacturing Firms' Response to Post-Crisis Reform.
  • Love, E. Corporate Reputation as a Situated Judgment: The Role of Historical and Relative Comparison in Reputational Ascription.
  • Cebon, P., & Love, E. Institutions Shaping Valuation: Institutional Pressures, Intermediaries, and Variation in Management Best Practices Programs.
  • Jeong, Y., & Love, E. How Institutional Logics Influence Cognitive Orientation: The Case of Focused Firms, 1984-1997.
  • Love, E., & Cebon, P. Theorization, Adaptive Emulation, and Similarity in Forms of Manufacturing Best Practice Programs.
  • Cebon, P., & Love, E. Mimicry or Meaning Making: Variations in Manufacturing Best Practices Programs in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Love, E. Changing Patterns of Imitation and Expectations During Diffusion of an Administrative Practice: Downsizing at Large U.S. Firms, 1977-1995.
  • Love, E. The Role of Firm Status in Adoption of Administrative Practices: The Case of Downsizing Among Large U.S. Firms, 1983-95.

Teaching Interests

Teaches or has taught courses on organizational behavior, managing innovation, organizational change, leadership, and entrepreneurial management.

Research Interests

Research interests: Social Evaluations (Reputation and Status), Organizational Practices, Organizational and Institutional Change, and Downsizing

Courses

  • Mgmt and Organizational Beh (BADM 310) General analysis of management and organizational behavior from a systems point of view, including classical organizational theory and management, organizational behavior, and management science; environmental forces; planning, organizing, and control processes; motivation, incentives, leadership, communication, and interpersonal relations; and discussion of production and decision-making and mathematical models.
  • Designing and Managing Orgs (BADM 312) Understanding of complex organizations; particular attention to ways of dividing work, achieving coordination, and issues connected with change and adaptation.
  • Leadership and Teams (BADM 508) Develops and integrates fundamental behavioral concepts and theory having administrative applications; initially focuses on the individual decision maker and ultimately includes interpersonal, organizational, and social structures and influences; and develops strategies and methods of research on behavioral applications in business.
  • Managing Innovation (BADM 514) Provides a solid grounding to students interested in managing various aspects of the innovation process that facilitate the creation, synthesis, and organization of knowledge for the development of economically valued products, processes, and services within organizations. Covers both the analytic frameworks for understanding the innovation process as well as the strategic and organizational challenges involved in managing technological innovation. Specifically focuses on managerial actions that create the organizational environment in which new opportunities are identified and new business models are developed to create value.
  • Strategic Innovation (BADM 590) Special topics in the general area of business. Topics are selected by the instructor at the beginning of each term. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated if topics vary; unlimited credit hours for graduate and professional students.
  • Proseminar in Org Behavior (BADM 591) Lectures in topics of current interest not covered by regular course offerings. Subjects are announced in the Class Schedule. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same term and/or separate terms as topics vary; unlimited credit hours for graduate and professional students.

Contact

304 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-2194

glove@illinois.edu