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Joseph T. Mahoney

Professor of Business Administration and
Caterpillar Chair of Business

Educational Background

Ph.D., Business Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1989
M.S., Business Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1984
B.A., Cum Laude, Economics (Mathematics), University of Pennsylvania, 1980

Positions Held

Caterpillar Chair of Business, University of Illinois, 2011 to present
Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2003 to present
Investors in Business Education Professor of Strategy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007-2010
Associate Professor, University of Illinois, 1995-2003
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, 1988-1995

Recent Publications

Klein, P., Mahoney, J., McGahan, A., Pitelis, C. 2013. Capabilities and Strategic Entrepreneurship in Public Organizations. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 7: 70-91

Mahoney, J., Qian, L. 2013. Market Frictions as Building Blocks of an Organizational Economics Approach to Strategic Managment. Strategic Management Journal, 34: 1019-1041

Moeen, M., Somaya, D. , Mahoney, J. 2013. Supply Portfolio Concentration in the Outsourcing of Knowledge Based Services. Organization Science, 24: 262-279

Honors and Awards

Strategic Management Society Fellow, Strategic Management Society, 2013
Academy of Management Fellow, Academy of Management, 2012-2013
Irwin Outstanding Educator Award (for Doctoral education), Business Policy Division of the Academy of Management, 2011

Service Activities

Associate Editor, Strategic Management Journal, 2007-2013
Edtiorial Board Member, Journal of Business Research, 2007-2013
Associate Editor, International Journal of Strategic Change Management, 2005-2013
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management Studies, 2003-2013

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches undergraduate; MBA; Professional MBA; Executive MBA; and Ph.D. courses in strategic management and organizational economics.

Research interests in corporate governance and organizational economics including: the behavioral theory of the firm; stakeholder theory; transaction costs theory; property rights theory; agency theory; resource-based theory; and dynamic capabilities & real-options theory.


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140C Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 244-8257

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