Jeff Harrison
The W. David Robbins Chair in Strategic Management
Professor of Management
Profile
Awards
Best Paper Published by a Member, International Association for Business and Society
Presentations
Harrison S. Jeffrey, Bosse Douglas, Managing for stakeholders while not "giving away the store.", Strategic Management Society

Wicks C. Andrew, Harrison S. Jeffrey, Value creation and stakeholder theory, Strategic Management Society

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Bosse Douglas, Managing for stakeholders while not "giving away the store", Stakeholder Research Conference, Utah

Cording Margaret, Harrison S. Jeffrey, Hoskisson E. Robert, Implicit contracts and ex post settling up: Performance effects of employee responses to organizational authenticity., Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting

Bosse Douglas, Harrison S. Jeffrey, Resource providers, entrepreneurial rent, and bounded self interest, Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Wicks C. Andrew, Value creation, stakeholder theory and firm performance, Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Phillips A. Robert, Bosse Douglas, Bounded self interest and stakeholder theory: A panel critique, Society for Business Ethics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Coombs Joseph, Available Slack, Corporate Governance and Community-based FIRM Performance, Strategic Management Society, Washington, D.C.

Bosse Douglas, Harrison S. Jeffrey, Entrepreneurial Uncertainty: What Do Stakeholders Look For?, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Wellesley, MA

Harrison S. Jeffrey, The Resource Creation System and Competitive Advantage, EIASM Naples Forum on Services, Capri, Italy

Bosse Douglas, Phillips A. Robert, Harrison S. Jeffrey, Creating value by giving it away: The influence of reciprocation on firm performance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Oler Derek, The Influence of Debt on Acquisition Performance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA

Phillips A. Robert, Harrison S. Jeffrey, Bosse Douglas, Stakeholder Theory and Competitive Advantage, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Stakeholder theory and the resource-based view of competitiveness., Strategic Management Society, Vienna, Austria

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Financial Leverage and Social Performance, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Coombs E. Joseph, Stakeholder theory and the acquisition of resources for entrepreneurial ventures., Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference, Minneapolis

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Liu Zhaoping, Leveraging mergers and acquisitions, Academy of Management, Honolulu

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Oler, Derek, Allen R. Mathew, The limits of abnormal returns in predicting future performance: Evidence from acquisitions., Strategic Management Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Canina Linda, Enz A. Cathy, Agglomeration effects and competitive strategy in the U.S. hotel industry., Academy of Management, Denver

Harrison S. Jeffrey, Chatterjee Sayan, Governance matters, especially in a crisis., Academy of Management, Washington, D.C.
Memberships
Southern Management Association
Strategic Management Society
Academy of Management
Professional Experience
Previous positions include:
Peelen Professor of Global Hospitality Strategy, Cornell University. (August 2002 - June 2004).

Professor of Management, University of Central Florida. (May 1993 - June 2002).
Institutional Service
University of Richmond

Committee Member, Recruiting Committee for a Director of Faculty Development. (July 2010 - December 2010).

Committee Member, Task Force on Interdisciplinarity. (May 2008 - October 2008).
Part of development of University Strategic Plan (the Richmond Promise)

Robins School of Business

Committee Chair, RSB International Competition Committee. (August 2011 - Present).

Committee Chair, McWick Case Competition. (December 2004 - Present).

Committee Member, Full Professors Committee. (August 18, 2004 - Present).

Committee Chair, BUAD 497 Committee. (August 17, 2011 - May 7, 2012).

Full Professors Committee. (August 17, 2011 - May 7, 2012).

Committee Chair, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program Committee. (August 17, 2011 - May 7, 2012).

Committee Chair, Strategic Management Conference (McWick Case Competition). (August 17, 2011 - May 7, 2012).

Chairperson, Diversity Representative. (October 2007 - May 2010).

Committee Chair, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee. (August 2007 - May 2010).

Program Coordinator, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program. (December 2006 - May 2010).

Committee Member, Assessment Committee. (August 2005 - April 2007).

Committee Chair, Strategic Planning Committee. (August 2004 - September 2006).

Management Department

Committee Chair, Management Department Recruiting Committee. (August 19, 2008 - May 11, 2009).
This was for an ethics position (in addition to chairing the committee for the entrepreneurship/strategy position)

Committee Chair, Strategy/entrepreneurship recruiting committee. (August 2004 - February 2009).
Publications
Books

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Stakeholder Theory in Strategic Management: A Retrospective, 25 Years of Stakeholder Theory: Original Essays in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of R. Edward Freeman's "Strategic Management: A Stakeholder Approach", 2011

Douglas Bosse, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Stakeholders, entrepreneurial rent, and bounded self interest, Stakeholder Theory: Impact and Prospects, 2011

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Caron H. St. John, Foundations in Strategic Management, South-Western Publishing Co., 2010, 189

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Zhaoping Liu, Leveraging Mergers and Acquisitions in the Hospitality Industry, Handbook of Applied Hospitality Strategy, 2010, 594-606

R. Edward Freeman, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Andrew C. Wicks, Bobby Parmar, Simone de Colle, Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art, Cambridge University Press, 2010, 343

Sayan Chatterjee, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Donald D. Bergh, , The Influence of Governance Characteristics on the Strategic Response to a Failed Takeover Bid, Handbook of Top Management Teams, 2010, 499-502

Robert E. Hoskisson, Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Competing for Advantage, Thomson/South-western, 2008, 400

Cathy A. Enz, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality Industry, The Handbook of Hospitality Management, 2008, 213-227

R. Edward Freeman, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Andrew Wicks, Managing for Stakeholders: Survival, Reputation and Success, Yale University Press, 2007

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Ethics in Entrepreneurship, Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship, 2005

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Cathy A. Enz, Hospitality Strategic Management, Wiley, 2005

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Strategic Management of Resources and Relationships, Wiley, 2003

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Sayan Chatterjee, , Corporate Governance, Handbook of Strategic Management, 2001, 543-563

Michael A. Hitt, R. Edward Freeman, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Handbook of Strategic Management, Blackwell Publishers, LTD, 2001

Michael A. Hitt, Jeffrey S. Harrison, R. Duane Ireland, Mergers and Acquisitions: A Guide to Creating Value for Stakeholders, Oxford University Press, 2001

Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Jeffrey S. Harrison, , Mergers and Acquisitions: A Value Creating or Value Destroying Strategy?, Handbook of Strategic Management, 2001, 384-408

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Hugh M. Oneill, Robert E. Hoskisson, , Acquisition Strategy and Target Resistance: A Theory of Countervailing Effects of Pre-merger Bidding and Post-merger Integration, Advances in Merger and Acquisition Research, 2000, 157-182

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Strategic Management of Organizations and Stakeholders, South-Western Publishing Company, 1998, 850

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Cases, West Educational Publishers, 1994, 700

Articles

Bobby L. Parmar, R. Edward Freeman, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Andy C. Wicks, Linda Purnell, Simone de Colle, Stakeholder Theory: The State of the Art, Academy of Management Annals, 2010, 403-445

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Joseph E. Coombs, Stakeholder Treatment Amongst IPOs and the Acquisition of Resources for Entrepreneurial Ventures, Journal of Enterprising Culture, 2010, 29-48

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Douglas Bosse, Robert A. Phillips, "Managing for Stakeholders, Stakeholder Utility Functions and Competitive Advantage", Strategic Management Journal, 2010, 58-74

Douglas Bosse, Robert A. Phillips, Jeffrey S. Harrison, "Stakeholders, Reciprocity, and Firm Performance", Strategic Management Journal, 2009, 447-56

Derek Oler, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Mathew R. Allen, The Danger of Misinterpreting Short-window Event Study Findings in Strategic Management Research: an Empirical Illustration Using Horizontal Acquisitions, Strategic Organization, 2008, 151-184

Linda Canina, Cathy A. Enz, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Agglomeration Effects and Strategic Orientations: Evidence From the U.S. Lodging Industry, Academy of Management Journal, 2005, 565-581

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Eun-Young Chang, Carina Gautier, Todd Joerchel, Jorge Nevarez, Meng Wang, Exporting a North American concept to Asia: Starbucks in China., Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 2005, 275-283

Jeffrey S. Harrison, R. Edward Freeman, Is Organizational Democracy Worth the Trouble ?, Academy of Management Executive, 2004, 49-53

Sayan Chatterjee, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Donald Bergh, Failed Takeover Attempts, Organizational Governance and Refocusing, Strategic Management Journal, 2003, 87-96

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Strategic Analysis in the Hospitality Industry, Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 2003, 139-152

Jeffrey S. Harrison, A Stakeholder Perspective of Entrepreneurial Activity: Beyond Normative Theory, Business Ethics Quarterly: Ruffin Series Number 3, 2002, 143-150

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Alliance Entrepreneurship and Firm Market Performance, Strategic Management Journal, 2001, 701-712

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Michael A. Hitt, Robert E. Hoskisson, R. Duane Ireland, Resource Complementarity in Business Combinations: Extending the Logic to Organizational Alliances., Journal of Management, 2001, 679-690

Bruce R. Barringer, Jeffrey S. Harrison, , Walking a Tightrope: Creating Value Through Interorganizational Relationships., Journal of Management, 2000, 367-404

Caron H. St.John, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Manufacturing-based Relatedness and Manufacturing Synergies, Strategic Management Journal, 1999, 129-146

Jeffrey S. Harrison, James O. Fiet, New CEOs Pursue Their Own Self-interests by Sacrificing Stakeholder Value, Journl of Business Ethics, 1999, 301-308

Jeffrey S. Harrison, R. Edward Freeman, Stakeholders, Social Responsibility and Performance: Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Perspectives, Academy of Management Journal, 1999, 479-487

Michael A. Hitt, Jeffrey S. Harrison, R. Duane Ireland, Aleta Best, Attributes of Successful and Unsuccessful Acquisitions of U.S. Firms, British Journal of Management, 1998, 91-114

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Caron H. St.John, Managing and Partnering with External Stakeholders, Academy of Management Executive, 1996, 46-60

Caron H. St. John, Jeffrey S. Harrison, In Search of Synergy: The Illusive Key to Competitiveness in the 90's and Beyond, Prevision, 1995, 5-10

Michael A. Hitt, Robert E. Hoskisson, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Timothy P. Summers, Human Capital and Strategic Competitiveness in the 1990s, Journal of Management Development, 1994, 35-46

Jeffrey S. Harrison, LBOs Slash R&D: So What?, Academy of Management Executive, 1994, 83-84

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Resource Allocation as an Outcropping of Strategic Consistency: Performance Implications, Academy of Management Journal, 1993, 1026-1051

Timothy P. Summers, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Alliances for Success, Training and Development, 1992, 69-75

Suresh Prabhu, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Vertical Integration Strategies in Growing Industries: An Empirical Study, American Business Review, 1992, 17-22

Michael A. Hitt, Robert E. Hoskisson, R. Duane Ireland, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Are Acquisitions a Poison Pill for Innovation?, Academy of Management Executive, 1991, 22-34

Robert E. Hoskisson, Jeffrey S. Harrison, David A. Dubofsky, Capital Market Evaluation of M-form Implementation and Diversification Strategy, Strategic Management Journal, 1991, 271-279

Michael A. Hitt, Robert E. Hoskisson, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Strategic Competitiveness in the 1990's: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Executives, Academy of Management Executive, 1991, 7-22

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Michael A. Hitt, Robert E. Hoskisson, R. Duane Ireland, Synergies and Post-acquisition Performance: Differences Versus Similarities in Resource Allocations, Journal of Management, 1991,173-190

Michael A. Hitt, Robert E. Hoskisson, R. Duane Ireland, Jeffrey S. Harrison, The Effects of Acquisitions on R&D Inputs and Outputs, Academy of Management Journal, 1991, 693-706

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Ernest H. Hall, Lee G. Caldwell, Assessing Strategy Relatedness In Highly Diversified Firms, Journal of Business Strategies, 1990, 34-46

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Alternatives to Merger: Joint Ventures and Other Strategies, Long Range Planning, 1987, 78-83

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Risk Reducing Strategies in Diversified Firms, Midwestern Journal of Business and Economics, 1987

Mark Pastin, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Social Responsibility in the Hollow Corporation, Business and Society Review, 1987, 54-58

Additional Publications

Douglas Bosse, Robert A. Phillips, Jeffrey S. Harrison, Creating Value by Giving It Away: The Influence of Reciprocity on Firm Performance, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2008, 6

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Derek Oler, The Influence of Debt on Acquisition Performance, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2008, 6

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Douglas Bosse, Robert A. Phillips, "Stakeholder Theory and Competitive Advantage", Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2007

Jeffrey S. Harrison, Joseph E. Coombs, Financial Leverage and Social Performance, Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2006, 6


Education
B.S., Brigham Young University 1982
Finance
M.B.A., University of Utah 1983
Finance
Ph.D., University of Utah 1985
Strategic Management
Contact Information
263 RSB
(804) 287-1920
(804) 289-8878 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Business Ethics
Business Planning
Diversification
Joint Ventures
Mergers and Acquisitions
Social Responsibility of Business
Stakeholder Issues
Strategic Management