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Matthew S. Kraatz

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Educational Background

Ph.D., Organization Behavior, Northwestern University, 1994
M.S., Organization Behavior, Northwestern University, 1991
B.S., Psychology, Illinois College, 1989

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2000-2013
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 1994-2000
Division Chair, Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management, 2011-2012

Recent Publications

Kraatz, M. Forthcoming. Leadership as Institutional Work: A Bridge to the Other Side. In Tom Lawrence, Roy Suddaby, Bernard Leca (Ed.), Institutional Work: Actors and Agency in Institutional Studies of Organization. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Moore, J., Kraatz, M. 2011. Governance Form and Organizational Adaptation: Lessons from the Savings and Loan Industry in the 1980s. Organization Science, 22: 850-868

Kraatz, M., Ventresca, M., Deng, L. 2010. Precarious Values and Mundane Innovations: Enrollment Management in American Liberal Arts Colleges. Academy of Management Journal, 53: 1521-1545

Honors and Awards

Professor of the Year, Illinois Executive MBA Program, 2010

Service Activities

Board Member, International Public Management Journal, 2004-2013
Board Member, Organization Science, 2002-2003, 2008-2013
Board Member, Strategic Management Journal, 2000-2013
Board Member, Strategic Organization, 2003-2010

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches classes on organizational theory and organizational change at MBA, Ph.D. and undergraduate levels.

Research examines organizational adaptation and learning, especially in institutionalized contexts.


Contact Information:

343A Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL, 61820
(217) 333-7994

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