Ohio State University
Michael J. Leiblein is an Associate Professor in the Strategic Management group of the Fisher College of Business. Professor Leiblein's research is focused on firm performance in technology-intensive industries with an emphasis on the relationship between organizational design and technological performance. His research has been published in a number of academic outlets including the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Industrial Economics, and the Academy of Management Journal. His work has also been disseminated into practice through outlets such as the Financial Times of London. A number of his research papers have received awards including the 1994 Glueck Best Paper Award from the Business Policy and Strategy division of the Academy of Management and an honorable mention for the 1996 Best Paper Award from the Technology and Innovation Management division of the Academy of Management. His dissertation research on the adoption of new technologies in the U.S. semiconductor industry was recognized in 1997 by the Academy of Management as one of the best dissertations in the field of strategic management (i.e., Free Press Award).
Professor Leiblein has led courses and seminars on business, corporate, and technology strategy in a variety of undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and executive programs. He currently offers two elective courses in the Fisher MBA program. The first, Technology Strategy (MBA 894) is designed to help students understand how managers contribute to creating and capturing economic value through innovation. The second, MBA 805/806 is a two-quarter consulting practicum designed to provide quantitative techniques that help in the application of the conceptual theories introduced in the MBA core. Previously, Michael has taught the MBA core business strategy course (MBA 980), the MBA core corporate strategy course (MBA 981), the MBA diversified firm elective course (MHR 808), as well as in the strategic management Ph.D. program. Michael was honored by the Graduating Professional MBA classes of 2000 and 2002 as the Outstanding Core MBA Course Instructor. He has consulted on issues relating to business, corporate, and technology strategy in the U.S. and Europe for a wide range of firms and industry groups.
Professor Leiblein currently sits on the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal and the Journal of Management and provides ad hoc editorial services for a wide variety of journals including Management Science, Organization Science, the Review of Economics and Statistics, Managerial and Decision Economics, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Review. Michael is licensed as a certified engineer in the state of New York and has worked in the private sector for Johnson Controls and Andersen Consulting. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and sightseeing through the American Southwest.
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