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Research Interests

Professor Zajac's research, teaching, and consulting focuses on strategy, alliances, and corporate governance.

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

Research interests

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Corporate Governance
  • Organizational Structure and Relationships
  • Strategic Management and Implementation
  • Strategy

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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
Research

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

Managers
Alliances
Matrix organization
Costs
Industry

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
market
firm
airline industry
co-operation

On the relationship between firms and their legal environment: The role of cultural consonance

Giorgi, S., Maoret, M. & Zajac, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Organization Science. 30, 4, p. 803-830 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legal environment
Strategic response
Cultural context
Contingency perspective
Safety

The cost of status: When social and economic interests collide

Moore, C. B., Tyge Payne, G., Filatotchev, I. & Zajac, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Organization Science. 30, 5, p. 869-884 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
Costs
Construction industry
Profitability
Social status