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Luiz Mesquita

Associate Professor

Office:BA 352C
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-9532
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: luiz.mesquita@asu.edu
Luiz Mesquita

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Ph.D., Purdue University, 2002; Fulbright Scholar, Applied Economics, 1995-1997; M.Sc., Purdue University, 1997; B.Sc. Universidade de São Paulo, 1990

Recent Consulting
U.S. Department of Energy, 2012

Research Interests
My research interests are in the area of competitive and cooperative coordination among firms. Under this broad umbrella, I have examined the performance implications related to how parties (either dyadic as in alliances, or multi-party as in geographical clusters) leverage governance mechanisms to coordinate the investments in as well as the use of shared resources.

Academic Positions
Associate Professor of Management, Arizona State University: 2009-present; Assistant Professor of Management: 2003-2009. Previous Appointments: Austral University, Purdue University

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Literati award, for outstanding research. Academy of Management conference in San Antonio, TX. Offered by the Emerald Publishing Group, 2011; Editorial Board Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Learning & Education Journal, 2008; Best Reviewer, Academy of Management, 2008, 2007, 2006; Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2006; Induction into the Purdue University Teaching Academy, 2000; Purdue University Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000.

Professional Leadership
Editorial Board: Academy of Management Journal; Strategic Management Journal; Global Strategy Journal; Journal of Management Studies; Ibero American Management Research.

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Project Director for International Business Development, Deere & Company, 1997; Commercial Coordinator, Valmet, Inc., 1990-1994

Representive Publications
Marino, A.; Aversa, P.; Mesquita, L.; Anand, J. (2015). Driving performance via exploration in changing environments: evidence from Formula One Racing. Organization Science. (Forthcoming)

Garcia-Sanchez, J.; Mesquita, L.F.; Vassolo, R. (2014). What does not kill you makes you stronger: the evolution of competition, and entry-order advantages in economically unstable contexts. ˆ∫Strategic Management Journal∫ˆ. 35(13): 1972 - 1992

Lazzarini, S.G.; Islam, G. & Mesquita, L.F. (2012). Bad for practice? Reconciling alternative views on managerial attitudes and their impact on organizational performance. Management Research – The Journal of the IberoAmerican Academy of Management. 10(3): 208-225.

Weisz, N.; Vassolo, R.S.; Mesquita, L.F.; Cooper, A. (2010) "Diversity and Internal Social Capital in Nascent Entrepreneurial Teams." The Journal of the Ibero/American Academy of Management. 8(1): 39-63.

Anand, J.; Mesquita, L.F., & Vassolo, R.S. (2009). "The Dynamics of Multimarket Competition in Exploration and Exploitation Activities." Academy of Management Journal. 52(4):802-821.

Mesquita, L.F. and Lazzarini, S. G. (2008). "Horizontal and Vertical Relationships in Developing Economies: Implications for SMEs' Access to Global Markets." Academy of Management Journal 51(2): 359-380.

Mesquita, L.F. and Brush, T.H. (2008). "Untangling Safeguard and Coordination Effects in Long Term Buyer Supplier Relationships." Academy of Management Journal. 51(4): 785-807.

Lazzarini, S. Claro, D. & Mesquita, L.F. (2008). "Buyer-Supplier and Supplier-Supplier Alliances: Do they Reinforce or Undermine one Another?" Journal of Management Studies. 45(3): 561-584.

Mesquita, L.F. (2007). Starting Over when the Bickering Never Ends: Rebuilding Aggregate Trust among Clustered Firms Through Trust Facilitators. Academy of Management Review. 32(1): 72-91.










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MGT 484 - Internship
Structured practical experience following a contract or plan, supervised by faculty and practitioners.

MGT 589 - Strategic Management
Formulation of strategy and policy in the organization, emphasizing the integration of decisions in the functional areas.

MGT 792 - Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.

MGT 799 - Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.

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