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Steven C. Michael

Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Economics, Harvard University, 1993
MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, 1987
M. Eng., Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, 1981
B.A., Mathematical Sciences, Rice University, 1980

Positions Held

Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2010-2013
Co-Director, Hoeft Technology and Management Program, University of Illinois, College of Business and College of Engineering, 2004-2013
Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2001-2010
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 1997-2001
Assistant Professor, George Mason University, 1993-1997
Software Engineer II, Wang Laboratories, 1983-1985
Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories, 1981-1983

Recent Publications

Michael, S. Forthcoming. Franchising. In S.O. Idowu, N. Capaldi, L. Zu, and A. Das Gupta (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.

Michael, S. 2014. Can Franchising Be an Economic Development Strategy? An Empirical Investigation. Small Business Economics, 42: 611-620

Horsky, S., Michael, S., Silk, A. 2012. The Internalization of Advertising Services: An Inter-Industry Analysis. Review of Marketing Science

Michael, S. 2012. Monitoring Technical Managers: Theory, Evidence, and Prescriptions. Journal of High Technology Management Research, 26: 36-45

Honors and Awards

Award for Excellence in Teaching, Campus, 2012
Award of Excellence in Teaching for Undergraduates, College of Business, 2010

Service Activities

Editorial Board Member, Strategic Management Journal, 2011-2013
Associate Editor, Journal of Management, 2008-2013
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Small Business Management, 2006-2013
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Business Venturing, 2000-2013
Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Journal, 2007-2010

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses in technology management, new venture creation, and strategy.

Research focuses on how individuals and companies exploit innovation to create new markets. Recent projects include theoretical underpinnings of new ventures and understanding the business model of franchising.

 

Contact Information:

343G Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 265-0702
smichael@illinois.edu


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