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Metin Sengul

assistant professor - management and organization department

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Fulton Hall 426D
617.552.4277
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EDUCATION
Ph.D., M.S., INSEAD
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.S., M.S., Istanbul Technical University

EXPERTISE/RESEARCH INTERESTS
Professor Metin Sengul studies the interdependence between firms’ internal organizational choices and their product-market competitive behavior and performance. Accordingly, he seeks to understand the contextual determinants of instruments of corporate control and how these instruments influence an organization’s ability to capture value under various threats. He focuses on providing insight into strategic decisions by managers of multiunit-multimarket firms, such as multi-industry firms, business groups, and multinationals. His work has been published or is forthcoming in leading journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, and Organization Studies, as well as in edited books.

Professor Sengul is an active member of a number of professional associations, including Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. Before graduate school, he worked as a freelance consultant, serving primarily the healthcare industry. He also co-founded an advertisement agency, wherein he served as a managing-partner.

His teaching interests are in the areas of strategic management, global strategy, competitive analysis, and research methods. He currently teaches the capstone undergraduate strategy course and M.B.A. elective Industry & Competitive Analysis.

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

  • Editorial Board, Academy of Management Journal
  • Editorial Board, Academy of Management Review
  • Editorial Board, Global Strategy Journal

SELECTED APPOINTMENTS AND AWARDS

  • 2013 Finalist, Academy of Management HR Division’s Scholarly Achievement Award
  • 2012 Kelly Research Award
  • 2010 Emerald Citation of Excellence Award
  • 2009 Finalist, Wiley-Blackwell Outstanding Dissertation Award in Business Policy and Strategy, Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Articles

  • Sengul, M. & Gimeno, J. 2013. Constrained delegation: Limiting subsidiaries' decision rights and resources in firms that compete across multiple industries. Administrative Science Quarterly, 58(3).
  • Obloj, T. & Sengul, M. 2012. Incentive life-cycles: Learning and the division of value in firms. Administrative Science Quarterly, 57(2): 305-347.
  • Sengul, M., Gimeno, J., & Dial, J. 2012. Strategic delegation: A review, theoretical integration, and research agenda. Journal of Management, 38(1): 375-414.
  • Battilana, J., Anteby, M., & Sengul, M. 2010. The circulation of ideas across academic communities: When locals re-import exported ideas. Organization Studies, 31: 695-713.
  • Battilana, J., Gilmartin, M., Sengul, M. Pache, A.-C., & Alexander, J. 2010. Leadership competences for implementing planned organizational change. Leadership Quarterly, 21(3): 422-438.
  • Rangan, S. & Sengul, M. 2009. The influence of macro structure in the international realm: IGO interconnectedness, export dependence, and immigration links in the foreign market performance of transnational firms. Administrative Science Quarterly, 54(2): 229-267.
  • Rangan, S. & Sengul, M. 2009. Information technology and transnational integration: Theory & evidence on the evolution of modern multinational enterprise. Journal of International Business Studies, 40 (9, JIBS40/AIB50 Anniversary Issue: Innovations in International Business Theory): 1496-1514.
  • Yu, T., Sengul, M., & Lester, R.H. 2008. Misery loves company: The spread of negative impacts resulting from an organizational crisis. Academy of Management Review, 33(2): 452-472.

Book chapters

  • Battilana, J. & Sengul, M. 2006. Interorganizational cooperation between not-for-profit organizations: A relational analysis. In O. Kyriakidou & M. Ozbilgin (Eds.), Relational Perspectives in Organizational Studies: A Research Companion: 197-220. Edward Elgar.