Management / Marketing / Entrepreneurship Department
Office: Grove Hall 211
Phone: (717) 477-1610
Office Hours and Teaching Schedule
Associate Professor - Management and Marketing
Ph.D.Merage School of Business, UC Irvine,Irvine, CA,Management - Strategy
M.B.A.University of Oregon,General Business (Management)
B.A.University of California, Berkeley,Berkeley, CA,Asian Studies
Associate Professor, Shippensburg University
Adjunct Instructor of Business, University of Oregon
Entrepreneur, Self-Employed (1997 - 2001). Energy Efficient Building Materials.
English Instructor, Kobe City School System (1982 - 1988).
Manager, Berlitz International School of Languages (1981 - 1993).
2006: American Red Cross, Enhanced Community Response
2002-2003: Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Lab-University of Oregon, Market Research
Compilation of Articles or Readings
Wiersema, M. F. & Beck, J. B. (2011). Corporate Strategy Edward Elgar.
Beck, J. B. & Wiersema, M. F. (2011). "CEO Dismissal: The Role of the Broader Governance Context", Handbook of Top Management Team Research. Edward Elgar.
Beck, J. B. & Wiersema, M. F. (2011). "Introduction", Corporate Strategy. Edward Elgar.
Presentation of Refereed Papers
Beck, J. B. & Wiersema, M. F. (2009). An Integrated Perspective on Corporate Scope, Structural Complexity, and Corporate Divestment. 29th Strategic Management Society Conference, Washington, District of Columbia.
Beck, J. B. & Wiersema, M. F. (2008). Strategic and Environmental Complexity and the Decison to Divest. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.
Beck, J. B. & Wiersema, M. F. (2009). Corporate Scope, Structural Complexity and Corporate Divestment: An Integrated Framework. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
Beck, J. B. & Wiersema, M. F. (2009). Toward a Strategically-Useful Theory of the Firm: a Critique and Expansion of the RBV and TCE Literature Streams. Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
2011: Harry R. Frehn Faculty Research Fellowship Award John L. Grove College of Business.
2007: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award UC Irvine Merage School of Business.
2003: Award for Academic Excellence, Oregon MBA Class of 2003 University of Oregon.
2003: Finalist, 2003 Global Moot Corp Business Plan Competition University of Texas, Austin.
2009: Invited Participant, Doctoral Consortium, Seventh West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Research West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship.
2009: 2009 Strategic Management Society Best Paper Prize Strategic Management Society.
2007: Invited Participant, Doctoral Consortium Academy of Management.
2007: Invited Participant, Doctoral Consortium Strategic Management Society.
2003: Business Administration Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma.