Robert G. Rodkey Collegiate Professor of Business Administration

Professor of Strategy

Associate Editor, Strategic Management Journal



Curriculum Vitae


Wikipedia Page


Selected Press Mentions

 Areas of Study

Symbolic Management & Social Influence in Firm-Constituent Relations

Social and Psychological Processes in Corporate Leadership & Governance

Methodology for Research on Corporate Elites

Corporate Governance Policy



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 Contact Info: 701 Tappan, R5448

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234


A matter of appearances: How corporate leaders manage the impressions of financial analysis about the conduct of their boards

Stealthy footsteps to the boardroom: Executives' backgrounds, sophisticated interpersonal influence behavior, and board appointments

Set up for a fall: The insidious effects of flattery and opinion conformity toward corporate leaders

Representative Recent Works


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