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Research Interests

Strategic management issues, particularly the integration of economic and behavioral perspectives on:  (1) strategic alliances, (2) corporate governance, and (3) organizational adaptation to environmental change.

Education/Academic qualification

Organization and Strategy, The Wharton School, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1986

Organization and Strategy, The Wharton School, MA, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1985

Management and Strategic Planning, The Wharton School, MBA, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1984

Accounting, BS, LaSalle College

… → 1979

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market reaction Social Sciences
stock market Social Sciences
firm Social Sciences
corporation Social Sciences
social construction Social Sciences
corporate governance Social Sciences
institutionalization Social Sciences
shareholder Social Sciences

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Grants 2009 2013

Research Output 1985 2019

A Case of Evolutionary Mismatch? Why Facial Width-to-Height Ratio May Not Predict Behavioral Tendencies

Wang, D., Nair, K., Kouchaki, M., Zajac, E. & Zhao, X., Jul 1 2019, In : Psychological Science. 30, 7, p. 1074-1081 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Perception
Social Desirability
Self Report
Research Design

Collaborative by design? How matrix organizations see/do alliances

Sytch, M., Wohlgezogen, F. & Zajac, E., Oct 1 2019, In : Organization Science. 29, 6, p. 1130-1148 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Matrix organization

Multimarket coopetition: How the interplay of competition and cooperation affects entry into shared markets

Klein, K., Semrau, T., Albers, S. & Zajac, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Long Range Planning.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

opening up of markets
airline industry

Thinking broad and deep: Why some directors exert an outsized influence on strategic change

Lungeanu, R. & Zajac, E., May 1 2019, In : Organization Science. 30, 3, p. 489-508 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strategic change
Outside directors
Firm strategy

Confessions of a behavioral strategist!

Zajac, E., Jan 1 2018, Advances in Strategic Management. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 267-273 7 p. (Advances in Strategic Management; vol. 39).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter