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Matthew S. Kraatz

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

Professor, University of Illinois, 2015 to present
Visiting Scholar, University of Oxford, 2015-2016
Associate Professor, University of Illinois, 2000-2015
Division Chair, Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management, 2011-2012
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, 1994-2000

Recent Publications

Love, E. , Kraatz, M. 2017. Failed Stakeholder Exchanges and Corporate Reputation: The Case of Earnings Misses. Academy of Management Journal, 60: 880-903

Kraatz, M., Block, E. 2017. Institutional Pluralism Revisited. In Royston Greenwood, Christine Oliver, Thomas B. Lawrence, Renate Meyer (Ed.), The Sage Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism, (2nd Edition)., 532-557. London: Sage Publications.

Phillips, N., Tracey, P., Kraatz, M. 2016. Organizational Identity in Institutional Theory: Taking Stock and Moving Forward. In Michael G. Pratt, Majken Schultz, Blake E. Ashforth, Davide Ravasi (Ed.), Oxford Handbook of Organizational Identity, 353-373. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Service Activities

Board Member, International Public Management Journal, 2004-2017
Board Member, Organization Science, 2002-2003, 2008-2017
Board Member, Strategic Management Journal, 2000-2017

Teaching and Research Interests

Organizational theory and design, organizational change, leadership and ethics, and human resource management.

Research examines organizational change, learning, governance, reputation, values, and other institutional processes.