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Elaine Mosakowski

Professor of Management;

Professor Mosakowski teaches strategy, entrepreneurship, and management. Her research areas involve the entrepreneurial role in firm strategy; sources of profit generation; strategy making under causal ambiguity; global organizations; firm evolution; corporate governance; and innovation.

Mosakowski's recent publications include "The Global Configuration of a Speculative Trading Operation: An Empirical Study of Foreign Exchange Trading" (with S. Zaheer), forthcoming, Organization Science; "Entrepreneurial Resources, Organizational Choices, and Competitive Outcomes," Organization Science (1999); and "Managerial Prescriptions Under the Resource-Based View of Strategy: The Example of Motivational Techniques," 19:1169-1182, Strategic Management Journal (1998).

Prior to joining the Krannert faculty in 1998, Mosakowski was an assistant professor, The Anderson School, UCLA (1993-98); a visiting professor, Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA (1992-93); assistant professor, Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota (1988-92); and research associate, Max Planck Institute, West Berlin, West Germany (1984-85).

She is a member of the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Association.


Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Cali
M.B.A., University of California (Berkeley), 1984
B.S., Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Techno

Research & Area(s) of Expertise

Strategic Management

Elaine Mosakowski


Phone: (765) 49-46972
Office: RAWL 4023

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