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William C. Bogner

Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor    
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • J.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • MBA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S., Indiana University
  • policy/strategic management
  • intra-industry competition
  • managing cognition

Dr. Bogner’s current research interests include organizations learning, knowledge management, technology strategy and cross-cultural management. This research focues on how firms set and execute new-knowledge search and exploitation strategies. Dr. Bogner also serves as the treasurer of the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management and as a co-chair of the Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference.

  • Bogner, William C. and Pratima Bansal. “Knowledge Development and Diffusion as a Basis for High Performance,” Journal of Management Studies (2007), 44, 165-188.
  • Pandian, J. Rajendran, Howard Thomas, Olivier Furrer and William C. Bogner. “Performance Differences across Strategic Groups: An Examination of Financial-based Performance Measures,” Strategic Change (2006), 15, pp. 373-383.
  • Bansal, Pratima and William C. Bogner. “Deciding on ISO 14001: Economics, Institutions, and Context,” Long Range Planning (2002), 35, pp. 269-290.
  • Bogner, William C. and Pamela S. Barr. “Making Sense of Hyper-turbulence: Effective Managerial Responses to Distinctive Market Conditions,” Organization Science (2000), 11(2), pp. 212-226.
  • Zahra, Shaker and William C. Bogner. “Technology Strategy and Software New Ventures’ Performance: Exploring the Moderating Effect of the Competitive Environment,” Journal of Business Venturing (2000), 15, pp. 135-173.
  • Bogner, William C., Howard Thomas, and John McGee. “Core Competence and Competitive Advantage: A Dynamic, Theory-Based Model,” British Journal of Management (1999), 10, pp. 275-290.
  • Zahra, Shaker, Anders Neilson and William C. Bogner. “Corporate Entrepreneurship: Knowledge and Competence Development,” Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice (1999), 23 (3), pp. 169-190.
  • Bogner, William C. and Howard Thomas. “Sustaining International Linkages: A Dynamic Competence View.” International Management (1997), 1(1), pp. 1-14.
  • Bogner, William C., Howard Thomas and John McGee. “A Longitudinal Study of the Competitive Positions and Entry Paths of European Firms in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Market,” Strategic Management Journal (1996), 17(2), pp. 85-107.
  • Bogner, William C., Howard Thomas and John McGee. “A Strategic Group Study of the Competitive Positions of European Firms in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Market 1969-1988,” In Proceedings of the European International Business Association, 1994 Annual Conference, Warsaw, Poland (1994).
  • Bogner, William C. and Howard Thomas. “The Role of Competitive Groups in Strategy Formulation: A Dynamic Integration of Two Competing Models,” Journal of Management Studies (1993), 30(1), pp. 51-67.