Sonali Shah

Sonali Shah

Associate Professor of Business Administration and Robert and Karen May Faculty Fellow

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343 G Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-9557

sonali@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Management, Dissertation: Innovation & Product Development Within User Communities: Findings from Open Source Software and Consumer Sporting Goods, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003
  • B.S.E., Magna Cum Laude, Biomedical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • B.S.E., Magna Cum Laude, Economics and Finance, University of Pennsylvania, 1996

Positions Held

  • Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Washington, 2007-2014
  • Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2003-2007,2014-2017
  • Associate, McKinsey & Co., 2000
  • Investment Banking Analyst, High Technology Group, Morgan Stanley & Company, 1996-1997

Recent Publications

  • Shah, S., Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Moeen, M. (2017). Athena's Birth: Triggers, Actors, and Actions Preceding Industry Inception. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 11 287-305.

Other Publications

Articles

  • Shah, S., & Pahnke, E. (2014). Parting the Ivory Curtain: Understanding How Universities Support a Diverse Set of Startups. Journal of Technology Transfer, 39 (5), 780-792.
  • Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Shah, S. (2014). Knowledge Sources of Entrepreneurship: Firm Formation by Academic, User & Employee Innovators. Research Policy, 43 (7), 1109-1133.
  • Smith, S., & Shah, S. (2013). Do Innovative Users Generate More Useful Insights? An Analysis of Corporate Venture Capital Investments in the Medical Device Industry. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 7 (2), 151-167.
  • Shah, S. (2012). User & Community-Based Innovation: Findings & New Research Directions. White Paper for the New America Foundation.
  • Shah, S., Smith, S., & Reedy, E. (2012). Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics & Firm Characteristics. Kauffman Foundation Report.
  • Reedy, E., Shah, S., & Smith, S. (2012). Can't Find a Product or Service? Start a Company. Huffington Post.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2009). Individual & Opportunity Factors Influencing Job Creation in New Firms. Academy of Management Journal, 52 (6), 1125-1147.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2009). Pre-Entry Knowledge, Learning, and the Survival of New Firms. Organization Science, 20 (3), 516-537.
  • Shah, S., & Tripsas, M. (2007). The Accidental Entrepreneur: The Emergent and Collective Process of User Entrepreneurship. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 1 (1-2), 123-140.
  • Corley, K., & Shah, S. (2006). Building Better Theory by Bridging the Quantitative-Qualitative Divide. Journal of Management Studies, 43 (8), 1821-1835.
  • Shah, S. (2006). Motivation, Governance and the Viability of Hybrid Forms in Open Source Software Development. Management Science, 52 (7), 1000-1014.
  • Franke, N., & Shah, S. (2003). How Communities Support Innovative Activities: An Exploration of Assistance and Sharing among End-Users. Research Policy, 32 (1), 157-178.
  • Sommers, F., & Shah, S. (2003). Effort on the Edge, Part 2: A Fact-Based Analysis of the JCP's Effectiveness. JavaWorld.
  • Shah, S. (2002). Article Summary: Open Source Software as Lead User's Make or Buy Decision: A Study of Open and Closed Source Quality. Technology Innovation & Intellectual Property Newsletter, 3.
  • Shah, S., & Sommers, F. (2002). Effort on the Edge, Part 1: Does the JCP Adequately Balance Innovation with Maintenance of Java's Standards? JavaWorld.

Book Chapters

  • Shah, S., & Gorbatai, A., Kimberly D. Elsbach and Roderick M. Kramer (Ed.) (2016). Structural Sampling: A Technique for Illuminating Social Systems. Handbook of Qualitative Organizational Research: Innovative Pathways and Methods ( pp. 251-261). New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Shah, S., & Tripsas, M. (2016). When Do User-Innovators Start Firms? A Theory of User Entrepreneurship. Revolutionizing Innovation: Users, Communities and Open Innovation ( pp. 285-307). MIT Press.
  • Shah, S., & Mody, C., Brett Frischmann, Michael Madison and Katherine Strandburg (Ed.) (2014). Creating a Context for Entrepreneurship: Examining How Users' Technological and Organizational Innovations Set the Stage for Entrepreneurial Activity. Governing Knowledge Commons ( pp. 313-340). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Shah, S., C. Dibona, D. Cooper & M. Stone (Ed.) (2005). Open Beyond Software. Open Sources 2.0: The Continuing Evolution ( pp. 339-360). Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media.

Conference Proceedings

  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2008). Individual, Organizational and Environmental Drivers of Job Creation in New Firms. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2008). Individual, Organizational and Environmental Drivers of Job Creation in New Firms. ( 20 ed vol. 28,). Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2007). Knowledge Acquisition Activities, Prior Knowledge and Experience & the Survival of New Firms. ( 5 ed vol. 27,). Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2006). Knowledge Related Success Factors on the Path from Unemployment to Entrepreneurship. ( 6 ed vol. 26,). Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.
  • Shah, S. (2006). From Innovation to Firm Formation: Contributions by Sports Enthusiasts to the Windsurfing, Snowboarding & Skateboarding Industries. ( vol. 6,). Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the International Sports Engineering Association.
  • Shah, S. (2004). Understanding the Nature of Participation and Coordination in Open and Gated Source Software Development Communities. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Other Publications

  • Shah, S. (2003). Community-Based Innovation & Product Development: Findings from Open Source Software And Consumer Sporting Goods.

Presentations

  • Shah, S. (2017). Firm Strategy in Nascent Industries: Advances and Opportunities.-Panelist. SMS Conference.
  • Shah, S., Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Sonka, S. (2017). A Time and a Place: Non-Profit Engagement in the Creation of Markets and Industry Emergence SMS Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2017). Interfaces of Individuals, Organizations & Institutions for the Creation of Markets & Industries Academy of Management 2017 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2017). Lean Startups: Emergent Management Practice and Further Research Agendas.” Academy of Management. Boston, MA. August 2012. Academy of Management 2012 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Echambadi, R. (2017). Jewels in the Crown: Exploring the Motivations and Team Building Processes of Employee Entrepreneurs Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Echambadi, R. (2017). Jewels in the Crown: Exploring the Motivations and Team Building Processes of Employee Entrepreneurs Strategic Management Society Special Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2017). Seminar Presentation. University of Maryland.
  • Shah, S. (2016). Lean Startups and Innovation Strategy: Towards a New Paradigm? Academy of Management 2016 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2016). Lean Startups and Innovation Strategy: Towards a New Paradigm?Academy of Management. Annaheim, CA. August 2016. Academy of Management 2016 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., & Mody, C. (2016). Making Sparks Fly: Understanding How Users Organize to Innovate. Academy of Management 2016 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2016). Massachusetts Institute of Technology 50th Anniversary of Entrepreneurship Academic Colloquium. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Shah, S., & Winston Smith, S. (2015). What is the Right Stuff? Pre-Entry Knowledge, Invention & the Survival of Nascent High Technology Startups. Midwest Strategy Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2015). NSF-Wharton Knowledge Conference-Invited panel organizer. NSF Wharton Knowledge Conference.
  • Aksoy, D., & Shah, S. (2014). Does it Pay to be Open? Stock Market Responses to Contributions to the Commons. Academy of Management 2014 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., & Gorbatai, A. (2014). Together at Last: How Makerspaces Simultaneously Support Exploration and Exploitation. Academy of Management 2014 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., & Pahnke, E. (2014). Commercializing Innovative Insights: Entrepreneurial Origins and Innovation. New York University School of Law (Medical Workshop: User Innovation & Knowledge Commons.
  • Shah, S., & Park, D. (2014). Patterns in the Entry & Survival of De Novo Entrants over the Industry Life Cycle: Investigating the Contributions of Firms Founded by Academic-, Employee-, and User-Innovators in Medical Imaging. Industry Studies Conference.
  • Aksoy, D., & Shah, S. (2013). Does it Pay to be Open? Stock Market Responses to Contributions to the Commons. Industry Studies Conference.
  • Shah, S., & Mody, C. (2013). How Do Users Develop & Diffuse Their Innovations? Resources, New Social Structures & Scaffolding. Industry Studies Conference.
  • Shah, S., & Smith, S. (2013). What is the Right Stuff? Pre-Entry Knowledge, Technological Innovation & the Survival of Nascent High Technology Startups. BPS Division Executive Committee Meeting/Research Mini-Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2013). Seminar Presentation. University of California.
  • Shah, S. (2012). Lean Startups: Emergent Management Practice and Further Research Agendas. Academy of Management 2012 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2012). Open Innovation as a Framework for Teaching Technology Commercialization Academy of Management 2012 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., Smith, S., & Reedy, E. (2012). Who Are User Entrepreneurs? Findings on Innovation, Founder Characteristics & Firm Characteristics. Open & User Innovation Workshop.
  • Smith, S., & Shah, S. (2012). Seeking Novel Insights through CVC Investing: Do Relationships with Users Promote Knowledge Transfer. Open & User Innovation Workshop.
  • Smith, S., & Shah, S. (2012). Seeking Novel Insights through CVC Investing: Do Relationships with Users Promote Knowledge Transfer. Darden Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference.
  • Shah, S., & Mody, C. (2011). Innovation, Social Structure & the Creation of New Industries. Convening Cultural Commons Workshop – NYU School of Law.
  • Smith, S., & Shah, S. (2011). Corporate Venture Capital as a Window on Technology: Transferring Complementary Knowledge Between Users and Incumbent Firms in the Medical Device Industry. West Coast Research Symposium.
  • Shah, S. (2011). The Mirroring Hypothesis in Open Production Context. Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2011). The Mirroring Hypothesis in Open Production Context.” Academy of Management. San Antonio, TX. August 2011. Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting.
  • Smith, S., & Shah, S. (2011). Knowledge Transfer Between Start-Ups and Established Firms in the Medical Device Industry. Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2011). User Entrepreneurship. Open & User Innovation Workshop.
  • Smith, S., & Shah, S. (2011). Knowledge Transfer Between Users and Established Firms: CVC Investment and Physician-Entrepreneurs in the Medical Device Industry. Open & User Innovation Workshop.
  • Shah, S., & Smith, S. (2011). Intellectual Property, Prior Knowledge & the Survival of New Firms. Wharton Technology Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2011). Seminar Presentation. Stanford University.
  • Shah, S. (2011). Seminar Presentation. Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Shah, S. (2011). TIES 50th Anniversary Research Conference. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • Shah, S., & Smith, S. (2010). Intellectual Property, Prior Knowledge & New Firm Survival. INFORMS Conference.
  • Shah, S., & Smith, S. (2010). Prior Knowledge, Intellectual Property & New Firm Performance. Strategic Management Society 2010 Annual Conference.
  • Shah, S., & Smith, S. (2010). Prior Knowledge, Intellectual Property and New Firm Survial. West Coast Research Symposium.
  • Shah, S. (2010). Engaging Themes Thought Leader Winners’ Roundtable. Entrepreneurship Research Exemplars Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2010). Engaging Themes Thought Leader Winners’ Roundtable.-Panelist. Entrepreneurship Research Exemplars Conference.
  • Shah, S., & Smith, S. (2010). Prior Knowledge, Intellectual Property & New Firm Performance. University of Maryland Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2010). Seminar Presentation. Oregon State University.
  • Shah, S., & Gomulya, D. (2009). Revisiting Generalized Exchange: Extending Theory to Understand Wikipedia, Open Source and Other Collaborative Communities. Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., Wagstrom, P., & Herbsleb, J. (2009). Cooperative Resource Exchange & Value Creation Through Open Technology Platforms. Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2009). Seminar Presentation. ETH Zurich.
  • Shah, S. (2009). Seminar Presentation. Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.
  • Fauchart, E., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2008). The Influence of Founder Identity on Opportunity Identification Processes and Opportunity Exploitation Strategies. West Coast Research Symposium.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2008). Individual, Organizational & Environmental Drivers of Job Creation in New Firms. Academy of Management 2008 Annual Meeting.
  • Fauchart, E., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2008). Founder Identity, Opportunity Identification & Firm Heterogeneity. User and Open Innovation Workshop.
  • Shah, S. (2008). User-Inspired Research: Gaining Access. Academy of Management 2008 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., & Gomulya, D. (2008). Revisiting Generalized Exchange: Extending Theory to Understand Wikipedia, Open Source & Other Collaborative Communities. User and Open Innovation Workshop.
  • Shah, S., & Tripsas, M. (2008). The Accidental Entrepreneur: The Emergent and Collective Process of User Entrepreneurship. User and Open Innovation Workshop.
  • Shah, S., Wagstrom, P., & Herbsleb, J. (2008). Cooperative Resource Exchange & Value Creation Through Open Technology Platforms. User and Open Innovation Workshop.
  • Shah, S., Dencker, J., & Gruber, M. (2008). Individual, Organizational and Environmental Drivers of Job Creation in New Firms. Cornell-McGill Conference on Institutions & Entrepreneurship.
  • Shah, S., Wagstrom, P., & Herbsleb, J. (2008). Value Creation & Cooperative Resource Exchange Through Open Technology Platforms. Industry Studies Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2008). Innovation Communities: A Path From Innovation to Market Formation. University of Maryland Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
  • Shah, S., Gruber, M., & Fauchart, E. (2008). The Influence of Founder Identity on Opportunity Identification Processes & Opportunity Exploitation Strategies. University of Southern California Greif Research Symposium.
  • Shah, S. (2008). Fundamentals: Open and Proprietary Innovation Regimes-invited speaker. DRUID Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2008). Seminar Presentation. Washington University.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2007). Knowledge Acquisition Activities, Prior Knowledge and Experience & the Survival of New Firms. Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2007). Coordination Mechanisms in Innovation Communities: Firm vs. Volunteer Focused Processes. Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2007). From Innovation to Firm & Industry Formation: "Innovation Communities" in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding, and Snowboarding Industries. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., & Tripsas, M. (2007). End-User Entrepreneurship: An Emergent & Collective Process. Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2007). Knowledge Acquisition Activities, Prior Knowledge and Experience & the Survival of New Firms. Cornell-McGill Conference on Institutions & Entrepreneurship.
  • Shah, S. (2007). From Innovation to Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding and Snowboarding Industries. EGOS Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2007). Innovation Communities: A Path from Innovation to Firm & Market Formation. Cornell-McGill Conference on Institutions & Entrepreneurship.
  • Shah, S. (2007). Innovation Communities: A Path from Innovation to Firm and Market Formation. Strategic Research Forum.
  • Dencker, J., Gruber, M., & Shah, S. (2007). Pre-Entry Knowledge, Learning & the Survival of New Firms. Conference for the Organization Science Special Issue on Strategic Renewal.
  • Shah, S. (2007). From Innovation to Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding and Snowboarding Industries. University of Utah-BYU Winter Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2007). Seminar Presentation. University of Washington.
  • Shah, S. (2007). Seminar Presentation. University of Twente.
  • Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Shah, S. (2006). The Knowledge Context & The Entrepreneurial Process: Academic, User & Employee Entrepreneurship. Strategic Management Society Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2006). Overcoming Challenges When Conducting Research In Entrepreneurship. Strategic Management Society Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2006). Overcoming Challenges When Conducting Research In Entrepreneurship.-Panelist. Strategic Management Society.
  • Shah, S. (2006). From Innovation To Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding & Snowboarding Industries. International Sports Engineering Association Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2006). From Innovation To Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding & Snowboarding Industries. User Innovation Summer Workshop.
  • Shah, S. (2006). From Innovation To Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding & Snowboarding Industries. Conference in Honor of Michael Gort.
  • Shah, S. (2006). Seminar Presentation. Vienna University of Economics & Business Administration.
  • Shah, S. (2006). Seminar Presentation. London Business School.
  • Shah, S. (2006). Seminar Presentation. Purdue University.
  • Shah, S. (2006). Seminar Presentation. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL.
  • Shah, S. (2005). Open Beyond Software. Academy of Management 2017 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2005). Users & Industry Emergence. User Innovation Summer Workshop.
  • Shah, S. (2005). Attracting & Retaining Volunteer Software Developers. Wharton Technology Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2005). From Innovation to Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding, and Snowboarding Industries. Qualitative Research Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2005). Seminar Presentation. Max Planck Institute for Economics.
  • Shah, S. (2004). From Innovation to Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding, and Snowboarding Industries. College on Organization Science Fall Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2004). Understanding the Nature of Participation & Coordination in Open and Gated Source Software Development Communities. Academy of Management 2004 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2004). Understanding the Nature of Participation & Coordination in Open and Gated Source Software Development Communities. Academy of Management 2004 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2004). Users & Their Communities as Agents of Product & Market Change: From Innovation to Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding, and Snowboarding Industries. American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S., & Tripsas, M. (2004). When Do User-Innovators Start Firms? Towards a Theory of User Entrepreneurship. Academy of Management 2004 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2004). Users & Their Communities as Agents of Product & Market Change: From Innovation to Firm Formation in the Windsurfing, Skateboarding, and Snowboarding Industries. Society of Entrepreneurship Scholars Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2004). Seminar Presentation-Sociology Department. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Why Do Individuals Contribute to Community Managed Software Projects? Academy of Management 2003 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Working Outside the Firm: Voluntary Contributions to Community Managed Software Projects. Academy of Management 2003 Annual Meeting.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Motivation & Coordination in Free/Open Source Software Communities. Harvard Business School-MIT Open Source Software Conference.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Motivation & Coordination in Free/Open Source Software Communities. User Innovation Summer Workshop.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Seminar Presentation. Georgetown University.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Seminar Presentation. Cornell University.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Seminar Presentation. University of Sussex, Science & Technology Policy Research Unit.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Seminar Presentation. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Business Administration.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Seminar Presentation. New York University.
  • Shah, S. (2003). Seminar Presentation. Cambridge University.

Working Papers

  • Nagle, F., Seo, E., & Shah, S. A Little Help from My Friends: The Impact of Receiving Assistance on Participation in Knowledge-sharing-communities.
  • Meade, A., Agarwal-Tronetti, R., Braguinsky, S., & Shah, S. Immortality Through Knowledge: The Role of Pioneering Firms in the Growth of Nascent Industries.
  • Shah, S., Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Sonka, S. A Time & A Place: Non-Profit Engagement in the Creation of Markets & Industry Emergence.
  • Shah, S., & Mody, C. Making Sparks Fly: Understanding How Users Organize to Innovate.
  • Shah, S., Agarwal-Tronetti, R., & Echambadi, R. Jewels in the Crown: Exploring Motivations and Team Building Processes of Employee Entrepreneurs.

Honors and Awards

  • Robert & Karen May Faculty Fellow University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, 2019 to present
  • Campus Distinguished Promotion Award University of Illinois, 2017
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, 2015-2017
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Best Paper Award Strategic Management Society, 2015

Grants

  • , Corporate Front Groups and Impression Management: Coca-Cola's Response to Obesity-Related Activism, Campus Research Board, 2016
  • , Junior Faculty Council Grant, Department of Business Administration, Junior Faculty Council, 2016
  • , Sloan Research Grant, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2013-2014
  • , Sloan Industry Studies Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2008-2010
  • , Kauffman Foundation Grant, 2005
  • , MIT Graduate Student Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997-2001
  • , Ronald A. Kurtz Graduate Student Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997

Service

  • Editorial Review Board, Academy of Management Review, 2017 to present
  • Editorial Review Board, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2015 to present
  • Editorial Review Board, Organization Science, 2011 to present
  • Best Dissertation Awards Committee Member, TIM Best Dissertation Awards Committee, 2017
  • Best Dissertation Awards Committee Member, Industry Studies Association, 2013-2014, 2017
  • Editorial Board, Kauffman Foundation State of the Field, 2015-2016
  • Best Dissertation Awards Committee Member, Academy of Management?Technology & Innovation Management Division, 2015
  • Doctoral Consortium Organizer, Business Policy & Strategy Division?Academy of Management, 2014, 2015

Teaching Interests

Teaches in the areas of strategy, innovation management, organization design, and qualitative research methods.

Research Interests

Research interests span innovation, entrepreneurship, and strategy.

Courses

  • Business Policy and Strategy (BADM 449) Analysis of policy formulation and implementation from a company-wide standpoint; emphasis on integration of knowledge and approaches across functional areas; both endogeneous and exogeneous factors which affect company policies; and the role of the firm in society. 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit.
  • Fieldwork & Historical Methods (BADM 549) Seminar on current theoretical and empirical research relating to emerging areas of knowledge in the strategic management field. Reflecting the emphasis of current research on strategic and organizational phenomena, topics vary from year to year. May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 4 hours. Students may take multiple topics under the course designation, but can only take each topic once for credit towards degree requirements.
  • Institutions, Orgs&Innovation (BADM 549) Seminar on current theoretical and empirical research relating to emerging areas of knowledge in the strategic management field. Reflecting the emphasis of current research on strategic and organizational phenomena, topics vary from year to year. May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 4 hours. Students may take multiple topics under the course designation, but can only take each topic once for credit towards degree requirements.

Contact

343 G Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-9557

sonali@illinois.edu

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