William S. Hesterly

Professor of Management
Dumke Faculty Scholar
   
Background

Research Areas

Recent Publications

Courses

 

 

Background

Received Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles in Organization and Strategic Studies, 1989; Master of Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University, 1982; B.S. in Psychology from Brigham Young University, 1980. Received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award in the David Eccles School of Business in 1992 and 1997 as well as the Studentís Choice Teaching Award in the Management Department in 1994. Received the Western Academy of Managementís Best Paper Award in 1992. Received the Western Academy of Management's Ascendant Scholar Award 1999.


Research Areas

Efficient organization design and emerging organizational forms. Specifically, firm disaggregation and network governance. More complete information is contained in vita.


Recent Publications

"Professional service constellations: how strategies and capabilities influence collaborative stability and change". Organization Science, 1998 , 9(3) , 396-410. (with C. Jones, K. Fladmoe-Lindquist, and S. Borgatti.)

"A General Theory of Network Governance: Exchange Conditions and Social Mechanisms." Academy of Management Review, 22, 911-945, 1997. (with Candace Jones and Stephen Borgatti).

"The Disaggregation of Corporations: Selective Intervention, High-Powered Incentives, and Molecular Units." Organization Science, 8, 209-222, (1997). (with Todd Zenger)

"The Impact of Firm-Specific Assets and the Interaction of Uncertainty: An Examination of Make or Buy Decisions in Public and Private Hospitals." (Forthcoming), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. (with Jerilyn Coles).

"The Myth of a Monolithic Economics: Fundamental Assumptions and the Use of Economic Models in Policy and Strategy Research." Organization Science,4, 1993 (August), 496-510. (with Todd Zenger)


Courses

Management 6710

Revised Schedule (Oct 7)

Oct. 8 Class: BMG Case