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Ruth V. Aguilera

Associate Professor of Business Administration and
Center for Professional Responsibility Fellow of Business Administration

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Articles in Journals

Aguilera, R., Garcia-Castro, R. Forthcoming. Incremental Value Creation and Appropriation in a World with Multiple Stakeholders. Strategic Management Journal

Bell, G., Filatotchev, I., Aguilera, R. Forthcoming. Corporate Governance and Investors’ Perceptions of Foreign IPO Value: An Institutional Perspective. Academy of Management Journal

Garcia-Castro, R., Aguilera, R. Forthcoming. Family Business and Performance Revisited: A Set-Theoretic Cross-National Inquiry. Journal of Family Business Strategy

Terjesen, S., Aguilera, R., Lorenz, R. Forthcoming. Legislating a Woman’s Seat on the Board: Institutional Factors Driving Gender Quotas for Boards of Directors. Journal of Business Ethics

Vadera, A., Aguilera, R. Forthcoming. The Evolution of Vocabularies and its Relation to the Investigation of White-Collar Crimes: An Institutional Work Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics

Aguilera, R., Crespi Cladera, R. 2013. Firm Family Firms: Current Debates in Corporate Governance in Family Firms. Journal of Family Business Strategy

Bell, G., Aguilera, R., Filatotchev, I. 2013. Corporate Governance Practices and National Institutions: A Fuzzy Set Analysis. Research in Sociology of Organizations

Desender, K., Aguilera, R., Crespi Cladera, R., Garcia Cestona, M. 2013. When Does Ownership Matter? Board Characteristics and Behavior. Strategic Management Journal

Flores, R., Aguilera, R., Vaaler, P., Mahdian, A. 2013. How Well Do Supra-National Regional Grouping Schemes Fit International Business Research Models. Journal of International Business Studies

Garcia-Castro, R., Aguilera, R., Arino, M. 2013. How Bundles of Corporate Governance Practices Lead to High Firm Performance? A Fuzzy Set Analysis. Corporate Governance: An International Review

Aguilera, R., Desender, K. 2012. Methodological Challenges in Comparative Corporate Governance. Research Methodology in Strategy and Management

Aguilera, R. 2011. Inter-Organizational Governance and Global Strategy? Global Strategy Journal

Aguilera, R. 2011. Governance in a Transnational Era. Advances in International Management

Bucheli, M. , Aguilera, R. 2010. Political survival, energy policies, and multinational corporations: A historical study for Standard Oil of New Jersey in Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela in the Twentieth century. Management International Review, 50: 347-378

Aguilera, R., Jackson, G. 2010. Comparative and International Corporate Governance. Annals of the Academy of Management, 18: 485-556

Aguilera, R., Williams, C. 2010. Law and Finance: Inaccurate, Incomplete and Important. BYU Law Review, 9: 1412-1434

Judge, W., Filatotchev, I., Aguilera, R. 2010. Comparative Corporate Governance & International Business Research. Corporate Governance: An International Review

Aguilera, R., Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2009. Taking Stock of Research on Codes of Good Governance Worldwise: How Far Have We Gone and What Needs to Be Done Next? Corporate Governance: An International Review, 17: 376-387

Aguilera, R., Vadera, A. 2009. Law & capitalism: What corporate crises reveal about legal systems and economic development around the world, by C. J. Milhaupt and K. Pistor (book review). Political Science Quarterly

Vadera, A., Aguilera, R., Caza, B. 2009. Making sense of whistle-blowing’s antecedents: Learning from research on identity and ethics programs. Business Ethics Quarterly, 19: 553-587

Aguilera, R., Filatotchev, I., Gospel, H., Jackson, G. 2008. Contingencies, Complementarities, and Costs in Corporate Governance Models. Organization Science, 19: 475-492

Aguilera, R., Vadera, A. 2008. The dark side of authority: Antecedents, mechanisms, and outcomes of organizational corruption. Journal of Business Ethics, 77: 431-449

Jeong, D., Aguilera, R. 2008. The Evolution of Enterprise Unionism in Japan: A Socio-Political Perspective. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 46: 98-132

Li, Y., Aguilera, R. 2008. Target Director Turnover in Acquisitions: A Conceptual Framework. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 16: 492-503

Aguilera, R. 2007. Translating Theoretical Logics across Borders: Organizational Characteristics, Structural Mechanisms and Contextual Factors in International Alliances.. Journal of International Business Studies

Aguilera, R., Rupp, D., Williams, C., Ganapathi, J. 2007. Putting the S Back in CSR: A Multi-level Theory of Social Change in Organizations. Academy of Management Review, 32: 836-863

Flores, R., Aguilera, R. 2007. Globalization and Location Choice: An Analysis Of Us Multinational Firms in 1980 and 2000. Journal of International Business Studies, 38: 1187-1210

Vaaler, P., James, B., Aguilera, R. 2007. Risk and Capital Structure in Asian Project Finance. Asia Pacific Journal of Management

Aguilera, R., Williams, C., Conley, J., Rupp, D. 2006. A Multi-Level Analysis of Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 14: 147-159

Rupp, D., Ganapathi, J., Aguilera, R., Williams, C. 2006. Employee Reactions to Corporate Social Responsibility: An Organizational Justice Framework. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 27: 537-553

Aguilera, R. 2005. A Comparative Analysis of Boards of Directors in the Corporate Governance Equation. British Journal of Management, 16: 1-15

Aguilera, R. 2005. Internationalizing Economic Sociology. Accounts

Aguilera, R., Dabu, A. 2005. The Transformation of Employment Relations in Central and Eastern Europe. Journal of Industrial Relations, 47: 16-42

Aguilera, R., Yip, G. 2005. Global Strategy Faces Local Constraints. World Bank International Finance Corporation Sustainable Investor

Krug, J., Aguilera, R. 2005. Top Management Team Effects in Cross-border Acquisitions. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, 4: 123-152

Aguilera, R., Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2004. The Spread of Codes of Good Governance Worldwide: What's the Trigger? Organization Studies, 25: 415-443

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J. 2004. The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Boarder Mergers and Acquisitions. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 15: 1357-1372

Aguilera, R., Jackson, G. 2003. The Cross-National Diversity of Corporate Governance: Dimensions and Determinants. Academy of Management Review, 28: 447-465

Aguilera, R., Jackson, G. 2002. Institutional Changes in European Corporate Governance. Economic Sociology, 3: 17-26

Aguilera, R. 1998. Directorship Interlocks in Comparative Perspective: The Case of Spain. European Sociological Review, 14: 319-342

Books

Aguilera, R. 2010. Law & Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World. Political Science Quarterly. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Federowicz, F., Aguilera, R. 2003. Corporate Governance in a Changing Economic and Political Environment: Trajectories of Institutional Change on the European Continent. Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapters in Books

Aguilera, R., Goyer, M., Kabbach de Castro, L. 2013. The Evolution of Corporate Governance Regulation. In Handbook of Corporate Governance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Aguilera, R., Desender, K., Kabbach de Castro, L. 2012. A Bundle Perspective on Comparative Corporate Governanc. In Clarke, T. and Branson, D. (Ed.), SAGE Handbook of Corporate Governance. London: Sage Publications.

Sears, J., Aguilera, R., Dencker, J. 2012. The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Technological Acquisitions. In G. Stahl, I. Björkman and S. Morris (Ed.), Handbook of Research in International Human Resource Management. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Aguilera, R., Kabbach de Castro, L., Lee, J. , You, J. 2011. Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets. In G. Morgan and R. Whitley (Ed.), Capitalisms and Capitalism in the 21st Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Garcia-Castro, R., Aguilera, R. 2011. A Decade of Corporate Governance Reforms in Spain. In A. Rasheed and T. Yoshikawa (Ed.), Convergence of Corporate Governance: Promise and Prospects. London: Palgrave MacMillian Ltd.

Haxhi, I., Aguilera, R. 2011. Are Codes Fostering Convergence in Corporate Governance? An Institutional Perspective. In A. Rasheed and T. Yoshikawa (Ed.), Convergence of Corporate Governance: Promise and Prospects. London: Palgrave MacMillian Ltd.

Rupp, D., Williams, C., Aguilera, R. 2011. Increasing Corporate Social Responsibility through Stakeholder Value Internalization (and the Catalyzing Effect of New Governance): An Application of Organizational Justice, Self-Determination, and So. In M. Schminke (Ed.), Managerial Ethics: Managing the Psychology of Morality. New York: Routledge.

Aguilera, R., Cuervo-Cazurra, A., Kim, S. 2010. A Second Look at the Spread of Codes of Good Governance Worldwide". In F. Lopez (Ed.), Codes of Corporate Governance Around the World.. New York Nova Publications.

Aguilera, R. 2009. A Comparative Analysis of Corporate Governance Systems in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Venezuela. In R. McGee (Ed.), Corporate Governance in Developing Countries. New York: Springer Publications.

Aguilera, R., Choi, S. 2009. A Comparative Analysis of CSR in Japan and Korea from a Multiple Stakeholders' Perspectives. In Christine Mallin (Ed.), Corporate Social Responsibility: A Case Study Approach. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishers.

Vadera, A., Aguilera, R. 2009. The role of IHRM in the formulation and implementation of ethics programs in multinational enterprises. In P. Sparrow (Ed.), Handbook on International Human Resource Management Research: Integrating People, Process and Context., 413-438. New York: Wiley Publishing.

Aguilera, R., Williams, C. 2008. Corporate Social Responsibility in a Comparative Perspective. In A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, and D. Siegel (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Vaaler, P., Aguilera, R., Flores, R. 2008. New methods for ex post evaluation of regional grouping schemes in international business research: A simulated annealing approach. In David J. Ketchen Donald D. Bergh (Ed.), Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, 161-190. Kidlington, UK: Elsevier Science Publishers.

Aguilera, R., Flores, R., Vaaler, P. 2007. Is It All a Matter of Grouping? Examining the Regional Effect in Global Strategy. In Stephen Tallman (Ed.), International Strategic Management: A New Generation, 209-228. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J., Yalabik, Z. 2006. Institutions and Organizational Socialization: Connectivity in the Human Side of Post-Merger and Acquisition Integration. In D. Griffith, S. T. Cavusgil, G. T. M. Hult and A. Y. Lewin (Ed.), Emerging Research Frontiers in International Business Studies. Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.

Aguilera, R. 2005. Corporate Governance and Labor Relations: Spain in the European Context. In A. Pendleton & H. Gospel (Ed.), Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Aguilera, R. 2005. Corporate governance. In J. Beckert & M. Zafirovsky (Ed.), International encyclopedia of economic socialogy

Aguilera, R. 2005. Corporate Governance. In J. Beckert and M. Zafirovski (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology. London: Routledge.

Aguilera, R., Yip, G. 2004. Corporate Governance and Globalization. In A. Arino, P. Ghemaway, & J. E. Ricart (Ed.), Creating Value through Global Strategy. Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cuervo-Cazzara, A., Aguilera, R. 2004. The Worldwide Diffusion of Codes of Good Governance. In A. Grandori (Ed.), Corporate Governance and Firm Organization, 318-348. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Aguilera, R. 2003. Are Italy and Spain Mediterranean Sisters? A Comparison of Corporate Governance Systems. In R. V. Agilera and M. Federowicz (Ed.), Corporate Governance in a Changing and Political Environment: Trajectories of Institutional Change on the European Continent, 23-70. Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.

Proceedings

Aguilera, R., Vadera, A. 2005. A multi-level theory of the abuse of power for private benefit: The case of comparative corporate governance., Academy of International Business Annual Meetings

Flores, R., Aguilera, R. 2005. The evolution of the internationalization patterns: The case of the U.S.-based MNC, 1980-2001, Academy of International Business Annual Meetings. New York: Wiley Publishing.

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J. 2001. The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, Human Resources Global Management Conference. N/A: CRANET.

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J., Lawler, J., Uen, J. 2001. Should I Stay or Should I Go? Work Needs and Motivators of Information Technology Professionals, Human Resources Global Management Conference

Working Papers

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

Aguilera, R. 2013. WORKING PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J. 2011. Left at the Altar? An Analysis of Mergers and Acquisitions in the 1990's. Strategic Management Journal

Aguilera, R., Kabbach de Castro, L., Crespi Cladera, R. 2011. Uncertainty Awareness and Corporate Ownership Structure: Evidence from Latin America. Journal of International Business Studies

Bell, G., Filatotchev, I., Aguilera, R. 2011. Corporate Governance, National Institutions and Foreign IPO Performance: A Set-Theoretic Perspective. Academy of Management Journal

Desender, K., Aguilera, R., Crespi Cladera, R., Garcia-Cestona, M. 2011. Board Characteristics and Audit Fees: Why the Ownership Structure Matters. Strategic Management Journal

Vadera, A., Aguilera, R. 2011. The role of language in institutional change: Usage of white-collar crime, 1939-2002 . Organization Studies

Aguilera, R. 2006. Multinational Corporate Strategy in the Face of Host Country Nationalism: The Case of Standard Oil (New Jersey) in Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela, 1917-1976

Aguilera, R., Vadera, A. 2005. A weberian perspective on organizational corruption

Presentations

Vadera, A., Aguilera, R. Forthcoming. Minding the store: How formal and social board independence influence white-collar crime, Midwest Strategy Meeting

Flores, R., Aguilera, R. Forthcoming. Reevaluating Regional Effects in International Business, Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, Indianapolis.

Flores, R., Aguilera, R. Forthcoming. Globalization and Internationalization Position: An analysis of location choice of U.S.-based MNCs (1980-2001)", Annual EGOS Conference, Berlin.

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

Aguilera, R. 2005. A multi-level theory of the abuse of power for private benefit: The case of comparative corporate governance., Academy of International Business Annual Meetings

Aguilera, R., Vadera, A. 2005. A multi-level theory of organizational deviance: Corruption and corporate governance in a comparative perspective., American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

Flores, R., Aguilera, R. 2005. The evolution of the internationalization patterns: The case of the U.S.-based MNC, 1980-2001, Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, Quebec.

Flores, R., Aguilera, R. 2005. Globalization and MNCs location choices, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

Aguilera, R., Dabu, A. 2002. Different Routes to the Same Goal: corporate Governance Change in Central and Eastern Europe, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver.

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J., Escandell, X. 2002. What Determines Deal Completion? An Empirical Analysis of Global Acquisitions in the 1990s, International Center of Finance Research, IESE, Barcelona.

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J., Escandell, X. 2002. What Determines Deal Completion? An Empirical Analysis of Global Acquisitions in the 1990s, Strategy Department, London Business School, London.

Aguilera, R., Jackson, G. 2002. Hybridization and Heterogeneity across National Models of Corporate Governance, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago.

Aguilera, R., Li, Y. 2002. Director Turnover in Merged Firms, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago.

Aguilera, R. 2001. Interlocking Directorates as an Inter-Organizational Strategy: A Cross-National Study of Institutional Mechanisms, European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium, Lyon.

Aguilera, R. 2001. Apples or Oranges: Where do Italy and Spain fall in the Corporate Governance Typology?, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington.

Aguilera, R. 2001. From State and Family Capitalism to Potpourri Capitalism: Are Anglo-Saxon Corporate Governance Practices Exported and Institutionalized?, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington.

Aguilera, R. 2001. How do Governments Shape Economic Organization? An Institutional Analysis of Mechanisms, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Washington.

Aguilera, R. 2001. Institutional Pressure Shaping Shareholder-Value and Corporate Governance in Italty and Spain, Shareholder-Value Capitalism and Globalizaton Conference, Frankfurt.

Aguilera, R., Dabu, A. 2001. Different Routes to the Same Goal: An Institutional Analysis of Corporate Governance Change in Six Central and Eastern European Countries, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim.

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J., Escandell, X. 2001. Social and Market Effects on Economic Outcomes: A Study of the Largest Mergers and Acquisitions in the 1990s, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim.

Aguilera, R., Dencker, J., Lawler, J., Uen, J. 2001. Should I stay or Should I Go? Work Needs and Motivators of Information Technology Professionals, Human Resources Global Management Conference, Barcelona.

Aguilera, R. 2000. Convergence of Corporate Governance Systems: Codes of Good Governance, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Meetings, London.

Aguilera, R. 2000. Shareholder Value and Corporate Governance in Southern Europe, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Meetings, London.

Aguilera, R. 2000. Where do Networks Come From? An Institutional Analysis, Department of General Management, IESE, Barcelona.

Aguilera, R. 2000. The Global Spread of Performance-Based Executive Compensation, Institutions, Conflict and Change Research Workshop: Theory, Research Strategies, Research Designs, Evanston.

Aguilera, R. 2000. Financial Institutions, Industrial Firms and Development Paths: A Comparison of Italian and Spanish Corporate Networks, Research Network on Corporate Governance, Berlin.

Aguilera, R. 2000. Institutional Change and Corporate Governance in Italy and Spain, Workshop on Corporate Governance in Changing Economic and Political Environment, Berlin.

Aguilera, R., Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2000. Convergence of Corporate Governance Systems: Codes of Good Governance, Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, Phoenix.

Aguilera, R., Cuervo-Cazurra, A. 2000. Convergence of Corporate Governance Systems: Codes of Good Governance, European International Business Academy Annual Meeting, Maastricht.

Luo, X., Aguilera, R. 2000. Institutional Construction of Performance-based Executive Compensation Plan and Its Cross-national Diffusion, Institutions, Conflict and Change Research Workshop: Theory, Research Strategies, Research Designs, Evanston.

Aguilera, R. 1999. The Anglo-Saxon and the Continental Corporate Governance Models: Where do Italy and Spain Fit?, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago.

Aguilera, R. 1999. Directorship Interlocks as an Intercorporate Strategy: A Cross-national Study of Institutional Mechanisms, Institutions, Conflict and Change Research Workshop: Theory, Research Strategies, Research Designs, Evanston.

Aguilera, R. 1999. Corporate Networks and Institutions in Italy and Spain, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Meetings, Madison.

Aguilera, R. 1999. International Influences in National Intercorporate Organization, Academy of International Business Annual Meetings, Charleston.

Aguilera, R. 1998. State Regulation and Economic Organization: Historical Institutional Factors Shaping Intercorporate Relations in Italian and Spanish Capitalism, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Aguilera, R. 1998. Elites, Corporations and the Wealth of Nations: Historical Institutional Patterns of Intercorporate Relations in Italy and Spain, 1977-1994, I Portuguese Congress on Economic Sociology, Lisbon.

Aguilera, R., Skocpol, T., Ganz, M., Oser, J., Siu, D. 1998. Organizing America: Launching National Membership Association in the United States, 1860-1920, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Aguilera, R. 1997. A Cross-national and Historical Comparison of Intercorporate Relations: Why Do Spain and Italy Present Different Patterns?, Work, Orgnizations and Markets Workshop, Cambridge.

Aguilera, R. 1997. A Cross-national and Historical Comparison of Intercorporate Relations: Why Do Spain and Italy Present Different Patterns?, Work, Orgnizations and Markets Workshop, Cambridge.

Aguilera, R. 1997. How Do Historical Institutional Settings Shape Intercorporate Relations?, International Social Networks Conference, San Diego.

Aguilera, R. 1997. A Cross-National and Historical Comparison of Intercorporate Relations, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Toronto.

Aguilera, R., Goyer, M. 1997. Corporate Governance in France, Italy and Spain: Is There a Trend Toward a Unique Model?, The Politics and Enterprise in Europe Study Group, Cambridge.

 

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