Open Seminar with Mike Hitt

Hitt_Mike_2013Mike Hitt will join us on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 15:30-17:00 to deliver a paper titled: "Institutions and International Strategy: Effects of Institutional Polycentricity on Firm Strategies and Outcomes." Drinks will follow in the Basket.

Please see his abstract here.


Michael Hitt is currently a University Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University and holds the Joe B. Foster Chair in Business Leadership. Michael received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. Dr. Hitt has coauthored or co-edited 26 books and authored or coauthored many journal articles. A recent article listed him as one of the ten most cited authors in management over a 25-year period. The Times Higher Education in 2010 listed him among the top scholars in economics, finance and management and that he is first among management scholars (tied) with the largest number of highly cited articles. He has served on the editorial review boards of multiple journals and is a former editor of the Academy of Management Journal and a former co-editor of the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He received the 1996 Award for Outstanding Academic Contributions to Competitiveness and the 1999 Award for Outstanding Intellectual Contributions to Competitiveness Research from the American Society for Competitiveness. He is a Fellow in the Academy of Management and in the Strategic Management Society, a Research Fellow in the National Entrepreneurship Consortium and received an honorary doctorate from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He is a former President of the Academy of Management, a Past President of the Strategic Management Society and a member of the Academy of Management Journals’ Hall of Fame. He received awards for the best article published in the Academy of Management Executive (1999), Academy of Management Journal (2000), and the Journal of Management (2006). In 2001, he received the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award and the Distinguished Service Award from the Academy of Management. In 2004, Dr. Hitt was awarded the Best Paper Prize by the Strategic Management Society. In 2006, he received the Falcone Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar Award from Syracuse University