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Timothy J. Rowley

Timothy J. Rowley

Professor of Strategic Management

Degrees:

PhD, University of Pittsburgh
MBA, Wilfrid Laurier University
BA, University of Western Ontario

Bio

Timothy Rowley is a Professor of Strategic Management and Organizations at Rotman. He teaches courses in Strategic Management and Governance. Timothy’s research interests focuses on corporate governance, interorganizational cooperation and strategic alliances, social network analysis, and stakeholder and social issues management. His research has been published in
Organization Science, Academy of Management Journal, and Administrative Science Quarterly, among others.

Academic Positions

  • Co-Editor, Strategic Organizations

  • Professor of Strategy, Rotman

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Board reform versus profits: The impact of ratings on the adoption of governance practices

    Rowley, T. J., Shipilov, A. V. and Greve, H. R.

    Strategic Management Journal

    Issue:38

    2016

    Pages: 815

  • Alliances: How Partners Shape Strategy

    Shipilov A., Greve, H. & Rowley, T.J.

    Harvard Business Review

    Issue:June

    2013

  • Better with age? Tie longevity and the performance implications of bridging and closure

    with Joel A.C. Baum and Bill McEvily

    Organization Science

    2010

    Pages: Special Issue on Network Dynamics, Under 2nd review

  • Built to last but falling apart: Cohesion, friction and withdrawal from interfirm alliances

    with Henrich R. Greve, Hitoshi Matsuhashi and Joel A.C. Baum

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:In Press

    2009

  • When do Interlocks Matter? Institutional Logics and the Diffusion of Multiple Corporate Governance Practices

    with Andrew V. Shipilov and Henrich R. Greve

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:In Press

    2009

  • The Dynamics of Network Position

    with Joel Baum

    Network Strategy (Advances in Strategic Management)

    Issue:vol 24

    2008

  • Between closure and holes: Hybrid network positions and the performance of U.K. investment banks

    with Joel A.C. Baum and Diederik van Liere

    2006

  • Dancing with Strangers: Aspiration Performance and the Search for Underwriting Syndicate Partners

    Baum, J.A.C., Rowley, T.J., Shipilov, A. & Chuang, Y

    Administrative Science Quarterly

    Issue:50

    2005

    Pages: 536-575

  • Fraternity, Equality and Stability in Exchange Cliques: The Canadian Investment Banking Industry, 1952-1990

    Rowley, T.J., Greve, H., Rao, H., Baum, J.A.C., & Shipilov, A.V

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:48

    2005

    Pages: 448-520

  • Competing in Groups

    Rowley, T.J., Shipilov, A.V., Greve, H., Rao, H and Baum, J.A.C.

    Managerial and Decision Economics

    Issue:25

    2004

    Pages: 453-471

  • When do Stakeholders act? An Interest and Identity-based Model of Stakeholder Mobilization

    Rowley, T.J., & Moldoveanu, M.

    Academy of Management Review

    Issue:28(2)

    2003

    Pages: 204-219

  • Inertia and Evaluation Mechanisms in Interorganizational Alliance Selection Decisions

    Li, S. & Rowley, T.J.

    Academy of Management Journal

    Issue:45(6)

    2002

    Pages: 1104-1119

  • CSP Doesn't Travel Well, But It Still Has Baggage

    Rowley, T.J., & Berman, S.L.

    Business & Society. Forthcoming Proceedings

    2000

  • Is it better to be Good, Popular or Nice: Reciprocity and Alliances in the US Investment Banking Industry

    Li, S., & Rowley, T.J.

    Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference, Toronto. Forthcoming

    2000

  • Network Influences on CEO Compensation

    Elms, H,. Berman, S.L., & Rowley, T.J.

    Proceedings for the Eleventh Annual International Association for Business & Society, Vermont. Forthcoming

    2000

  • Redundant Governance Structures: An Analysis of Structural and Relational Embeddednes in the Steel and Semiconductor industries

    Rowley, T.J., Behrens, D., & Krackhardt, D.

    Strategic Management Journal

    Issue:21

    2000

    Pages: 369-386

  • Network Embeddedness in the Steel and Semiconductor Industries

    Rowley, T.J.

    Administrative Science Association of Canada Conference Proceedings

    1999

  • Law and Disorder: Bridging the Gap Between Stakeholder Theory and Corporation Law

    Leblanc, R., & Rowley, T.J.

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    1998

  • Social Network Analysis in Action: Using Social Network Methodologies in Stakeholder Research

    Rowley, T.J.

    Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society

    1998

  • Essay - A Normative Justification of Stakeholder Theory

    Rowley, T.J.

    Business & Society

    Issue:37(1)

    1997

    Pages: 105-108

  • Moving Beyond Dyadic Ties: A Network Theory of Stakeholder Influences

    Rowley, T.J.

    Academy of Management Review

    Issue:22(4)

    1997

    Pages: 887-910

  • Moving Beyond Dyadic Ties: A Network Theory of Stakeholder Influences

    Academy of Management Review (forthcoming, October)

    1997

  • Social Network Analysis and International Business: Multinational Firm Entry into LDCs

    Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society, San Destin, Florida, March

    1997

  • Stakeholder Theory: Where Does it Fit Among Existing Theories of the Firm

    Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society, San Destin, Florida, March

    1997

  • The Role of Special Capital

    with Ray Jones

    Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society, San Destin, Florida, March

    1997

  • Social Network Analysis: A Tool for Business and Society Research

    Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March

    1996

  • The Consequences of Defining Social Issues: Policy Instrument Selections and the U.S. Tobacco Industry

    presented at the Annual Academy of Management Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio

    1996

  • The Power of Trust: Why Managerial Discretion Can Exist Without Power

    Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March

    1996

  • Ethical Decision Making in Organizations: A Review of Empirical Research

    presented at the Society of Business and Ethics Conference, Vancouver, BC

    1995

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

  • The Power of and in Stakeholder Networks”, in Business and Society 360; Stakeholder Management; Editors, David Wasieleski & James Weber

    ROlwey, T.J.

    Emerald Publishing Limited

    2017

  • Network Advantage: How To Unlock Value From Your Alliances and Partnerships.

    Greve, H., Shipilov, A & Rowley, T.j.

    John Wiley & Sons

    2014

Research and Teaching Interests

Teaches courses in Strategic Management and Governance and is the founding Academic Director of the Directors Education Program with the ICD. Research interests include corporate governance, interoganizational cooperation and strategic alliances, social network analysis, and stakeholder and social issues management.

Honors and Awards

  • 2007-2008

    Professor of the year Award,

  • 2005-2006

    1st Year Class, Teacher of the Year Award,

  • 2003-2004

    Roger and Nancy Martin Teaching Award,

  • 2002

    Social Science & Humanities Research Council Grant, INE, $101,800 ,

  • 2000

    Best Paper Award BPS Dvision of the Academcy of Management,

  • 2000-2003

    Deloitte and Touche Junior Professor of Strategy,

  • 1999

    Social Science and Humanities Research Council Grant - $110,000 (Collaborator),

  • 1999

    Connaught New Faculty Research Grant, University of Toronto

  • 1999

    Named Rotman School Professor of the Year, by MBA 1st Year Class,

  • 1999

    Rotman School MBA Teaching Excellence Award,

  • 1997

    Recipient of Sloan Foundation Research Grant for Research on Re-defining the Role of the Corporation in Society,

  • 1997

    International Association for Business and Society Scholarship, Conference Award,

  • 1994-1995

    McCormick Entrepreneurship Scholar Award,

Academic / Professional Service

  • External Reviewer: Business & Society, Editor Dr. Steve Wartick,

  • External Reviewer: Administrative Science Quarterly,

  • External Reviewer: Academy of Managment Journal,

  • External Reviewer: Academy of Management Review,

  • External Reviewer: IABS Conference,

  • External Reviewer: Academy of Management Conference, SIM Divisions,

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