Joshua Bruce

Joshua Bruce

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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4019 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

joshb@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Sociology, Duke University, 2019
  • M.A., Sociology, Duke University, 2017
  • M.A., Social Sciences (MAPSS), University of Chicago, 2013
  • B.A., Honors, Political Science, Indiana University, 2012

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019 to present

Recent Publications

  • Bruce, J., Figueiredo, J., & Silverman, B. (2019). Public Contracting for Private Innovation: Government Capabilities, Decision Rights, and Performance Outcomes. Strategic Management Journal, 40 (4), 533-555.  link >

Other Publications

Articles

  • Bruce, J. (2015). Power, Economic Inequality, and Moral Psychology. Psychology & Society, 7 (1), 12-28.
  • Bruce, J. (2014). Risky Business: How Social Psychology Can Help Improve Corporate Risk Management. Business Horizons, 57 (4), 551-557.  link >
  • Bruce, J. (2013). Uniting Theories of Morality, Religion, and Social Interaction: Grid-Group Cultural Theory, the “Big Three” Ethics, and Moral Foundations Theory. Psychology & Society, 5 (1), 37-50.  link >
  • Lemper, T., & Bruce, J. (2011). The Dilution Defense Congress Never Meant to Create (and Needs to Fix). Trademark Reporter, 101 1580-1598.
  • Lemper, T., & Bruce, J. (2010). Beware the Scrivener’s Error: Curing the Drafting Error in the Federal Registration Defense to Trademark Dilution Claims. Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, 19 169-192.

Conference Proceedings

  • Bruce, J. (2018). Getting Ahead by Staying Put? Specialization and Social Capital in U.S. Civil Service Careers. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.  link >

Presentations

  • Bruce, J. (2019). Skillsets, Coordinative Capabilities, and Employment Outcomes in the Us Civil Service. Annual Meeting of the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics.
  • Bruce, J. (2018). The Contingent Value of Skills: Skill Accumulation and Career Mobility in the US Civil Service. Wharton People & Organizations Conference.
  • Bruce, J. (2018). The Contingent Value of Skills: Skill Accumulation and Career Mobility in the US Civil Service. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
  • Bruce, J. (2018). The Contingent Value of Skills: Skill Accumulation and Career Mobility in the US Civil Service. Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis.
  • Bruce, J. (2018). Public Contracting for Private Innovation: Government Capabilities, Decision Rights, and Performance Outcomes. Wharton Technology & Innovation Conference.
  • Bruce, J. (2018). Wage and Promotion Outcomes Due to Human and Social Capital Accumulation in the U.S. Civil Service, 1989-2011. Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation (CCC) Doctoral Student Research Conference.
  • Bruce, J. (2017). Getting Ahead by Staying Put? Specialization, Social Capital, and Status in Federal Civil Service Careers. Economic Sociology Conference.
  • Bruce, J. (2017). When Times Get Tough: Subjective Well-being and Support for the U.S. Welfare State. Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.
  • Bruce, J. (2017). Public Contracting for Private Innovation: Government Capabilities, Decision Rights, and Performance Outcomes. Annual Meeting of the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics.
  • Bruce, J. (2016). Relations, Routines, and Forms: A Theory of Organizational Social Structure. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
  • Bruce, J. (2016). Relations, Routines, and Forms: A Theory of Organizational Social Structure. Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.
  • Bruce, J. (2016). The Diffusion of Policy Innovations in U.S. Federal Agencies. Analyzing Federal Personnel Data Conference, Duke University.

Teaching Interests

Strategic human resource management; people analytics; research design; computational methods

Research Interests

Human and social capital; careers and occupations; capabilities, innovation, and R&D; organizational theory; computational social science

Current Courses

  • Strategic Human Res Management (BADM 313) Studies concepts and methods used by the staff personnel unit in building and maintaining an effective work force in an industrial organization; development of ability to design the personnel subsystem within the firm and to deal effectively with problems encountered in such areas as recruitment, selection, training, and wage and salary administration; and considerable emphasis on case analysis, role playing, and research. Credit is not given for both BADM 313 and PSYC 245.
  • Survey of Research Methods (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.

Contact

4019 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

joshb@illinois.edu

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