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Michael K. Bednar

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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Articles in Journals

Boivie, S., Bednar, M., Barker, S. Forthcoming. Social Comparison and Reciprocity in Director Compensation. Journal of Management

Bednar, M., Boivie, S., Prince, N. 2013. Burr under the saddle: How media coverage influences strategic change. Organization Science, 24: 910-925

Bednar, M. 2012. Watchdog or lapdog? A behavioral view of the media as a corporate governance mechanism. Academy of Management Journal, 55: 131-150

Westphal, J., Bednar, M. 2008. The pacification of institutional investors. Administrative Science Quarterly, 53: 29-72

Westphal, J., Bednar, M. 2005. Pluralistic Ignorance in Corporate Boards and Firms' Strategic Persistence in Response to Low Firm Performance. Administrative Science Quarterly, 50: 262-298

Chapters in Books

Bednar, M., Westphal, J. 2006. Surveying the Corporate Elite: Theoretical and Practical Guidance on Improving Response Rates and Response Quality in Top Management Survey Questionnaires. In David Ketchen and Donald Bergh (Ed.), Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, Volume 3, 37-55. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

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

Westphal, J., Bednar, M. 2006. How top managers use interpersonal influence to neutralize the effects of institutional ownership, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings

Hendron, M., Bednar, M., Henderson, A. 2005. How aspiration levels affect response to a punctuating technological change: An empirical test, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings

Working Papers

Bednar, M., Vadera, A., Aguilera Vaques, R. 2014. Minding the store: The relationship between formal and social independence of the board and white-collar crime

Boivie, S., Misangyi, V., Bednar, M. 2014. What do boards pay for? The relationship between board capital and board compensation

Fang, E. , Bednar, M. 2013. Top Management Team Experience, Absorptive Capacity, and Firm Innovativeness

Lee, J. , Bednar, M., Hendron, M. 2013. Fair and balanced?: How board interlocks help shape firm media coverage

Love, E. , Lim, J. , Bednar, M. 2013. The Face of the Firm: How CEOs Affect Corporate Reputations

Presentations

Love, E. , Lim, J. , Bednar, M. 2013. The face of the firm: How CEOs affect corporate reputation, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando.

Bednar, M., Love, E. , Kraatz, M. 2013. The reputational impact of corporate governance: The case of poison pills, BYU-Utah Strategy Conference, Salt Lake City.

Bednar, M., Vadera, A., Aguilera Vaques, R. 2013. Minding the store: How formal and social board independence affect white-collar crime, Midwest Strategy Meeting, Champaign.

Lim, J. , Love, E. , Bednar, M. 2012. The face of the firm: How CEOs affect corporate reputations, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Denver.

Lee, J. , Bednar, M. 2012. How interlocking boards of directors influence media coverage, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago.

Bednar, M., Love, E. , Kraatz, M. 2011. The Reputational Impact of Corporate Governance: The Case of Poison Pills, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

Bednar, M., Love, E. , Kraatz, M. 2011. The reputational impact of corporate governance: The case of poison pills, Midwest Strategy Meetings (Purdue University), Lafayette.

Bednar, M., Boivie, S. 2011. The Ratchet Effect of Director Pay: Social Comparison and Reciprocity in Director Compensation, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio.

Bednar, M., Boivie, S., Prince, N. 2010. Burr under the saddle: How media coverage influences strategic change, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal.

Bednar, M., Fang, E. 2009. An examination of what, how and when TMT experience matters for firm innovativeness, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago.

Bednar, M., Boivie, S., Hendron, M. 2009. The Ratchet Effect of Director Pay: Social Exchange and Status in Director Compensation, 29th Annual International Conference of Strategic Management Society Conference, Washington D.C..

Bednar, M. 2007. Increasing board effectiveness by overcoming barriers to knowledge sharing among directors, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

 

Contact Information:

343H Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 244-0330
mkbednar@illinois.edu


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