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Ashton Hawk

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Ashton Hawk is an Assistant Professor of Management and Human Resources in the Strategy Group at the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. in Management/Strategy from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Ashton Hawk is interested in topics related to speed, firm capabilities, market entry, and strategy dynamics. His research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Business Policy and Strategy Division Best Paper Proceedings, and the Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship. He teaches the undergraduate core Strategic Management course and the MBA elective Corporate Diversification. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate expansion
  • Speed capabilities and time-based competition
  • Strategy
  • Strategy dynamics in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship

Education

  • PhD, NYU Stern School of Business
  • BA, Cornell University

BUSMHR 4490 - Strategic Managment

Introduction to the concepts and analytic tools in the field of strategic management to understand the competitive position of firms. 
Prereq: 2290 and 2291, or BusAdm 499; and BusMHR 3200 (701), BusFin 3220 (620), 3500 (510), BusMgt 3230 (630), and BusML 3250 (650); and Sr standing; and enrollment in Fisher College of Business. Not open to students with credit for BusAdm 799. Not open to students in UUSS, UEXP, or PREBSBA-PR.

Introduction to the concepts and analytic tools in the field of strategic management to understand the competitive position of firms.
Prereq: 2290 and 2291, or BusAdm 499; and BusMHR 3200 (701), BusFin 3220 (620), 3500 (510), BusMgt 3230 (630), and BusML 3250 (650); and Sr standing; and enrollment in Fisher College of Business. Not open to students with credit for BusAdm 799. Not open to students in UUSS, UEXP, or PREBSBA-PR.

BUSMHR 7415 - Corporate Diversification

A study of corporate strategies, actions firms take to gain competitive advantages: strategies studied will include corporate diversification and mergers and acquisitions.
Prereq: Enrollment in MBA or WPMBA, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 839.

  “The Right Speed and its Value”, with Gonçalo Pacheco-de-Almeida and Bernard Yeung, Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming, 2014.

  • Previous title: "Speed and Tobin's Q"

“Fast Mover Advantages: Speed Capabilities and Entry into the Emerging Submarket of Atlantic Basin LNG”, with Gonçalo Pacheco-de-Almeida and Bernard Yeung, Strategic Management Journal, 34(13), 2013: 1531-1550,

“Firm Heterogeneity in Speed Capabilities and Entry into the Emerging Submarket of Atlantic Basin LNG”, with Gonçalo Pacheco-de-Almeida and Bernard Yeung, Academy of Management BPS Division Best Paper Proceedings, 2009.

"Institutional Obstacles to Entrepreneurship", with Kathy Fogel, Randall Morck, and Bernard Yeung, Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship, edited by Mark Casson, Bernard Yeung, Anuradha Basu, Nigel Wadeson, Oxford University Press, 2005.

“Applying Random Coefficient Models to Strategy Research: Testing for Firm Heterogeneity, Predicting Firm-Specific Coefficients, and Estimating Strategy Trade-Offs”, with Juan Alcacer, Wilbur Chung and Gonçalo Pacheco-de-Almeida

“Better to Rush or Wait: Time-To-Market, Product Innovativeness, R&D Mode Choice, and Entry Performance”, with Yeolan Lee and Jay Barney

“The Cost of Accelerating Technology Transfer”, with Gonçalo Pacheco-de-Almeida