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Timothy J. Rowley

Timothy Rowley

    Timothy J. Rowley

    Professor of Strategic Management

    Degrees: PhD, University of Pittsburgh
    MBA, Wilfrid Laurier University
    BA, University of Western Ontario
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    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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.; .; 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
    • Moving Beyond Dyadic Ties: A Network Theory of Stakeholder Influences; Rowley, T.J.; Academy of Management Review; Issue: 22(4); 1997; Pages: 887-910
    • 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; 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

    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

    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

    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.  

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