Dean Robeson Publishes Article on Innovation

September 30, 2011 at 10:00 am

An article authored by Dan Robeson, dean of the School of Management and professor of management, will be featured in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Production Innovation Management. “Board of Directors: Innovation and Performance: An Exploration at Multiple Levels,” investigates the dynamics of governance over breakthrough innovation within Fortune 1000 firms.

The article explores how innovation will thrive in firms which combine a board of directors operating in accordance with high agency theoretic focus in addition to an innovation governance board operating deeper within the firm that employs a strong stakeholder theoretic orientation its behavior. This article offers implications for practice to innovation decision-makers on to how to proceed if the intent is to offer successful breakthrough innovations within their product or new business portfolios.

Daniel Robeson
Dean, School of Management