Doctoral Programs Student Directory

Rory Eckardt

Ph.D. Candidate in Strategic Management 

 

Email: reckardt@som.umass.edu 

Office: SOM 231

 

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Education:

M.B.A., University of Maine, 2006

B.S., Forest Operations Science, University of Maine, 2005

Research/Teaching Interests:

Knowledge-based view

Professional service firms

Strategic factor markets

Strategic human capital

Multilevel methods

 


 

Presentations:

Eckardt, R., Moliterno, T., and Maritan, C. "Knowledge Heterogeneity in Strategic Factor Markets: An Empirical Examination of the Role of Knowledge in Resource-Picking." Accepted for presentation at the  Strategic Management Society International Annual Conference in September 2013, in Atlanta, GA.

Crocker, A. and Eckardt, R. "Revisiting the Human Capital-Performance Link: A Cross- Level Analysis of Resource Complementarities."  Accepted for presentation at the Strategic Management Society International Annual Conference in September 2013, in Atlanta, GA.

Eckardt, R. and Skaggs, B.  "The Role of Specialization in the Growth of Professional Service Firms."  Accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Meeting in August 2013, in Orlando, FL.

Eckardt, R.  "Knowledge Asymmetries in Strategic Factor Markets."  Accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Meeting in August 2013, in Orlando, FL.

Crocker, A. and Eckardt, R. "A Multilevel Investigation of Individual and Unit-Level Human Capital Complementarities." Accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Meeting in August 2013, in Orlando, FL.

Eckardt, R., Skaggs, B., and Youndt, M. "Knowledge Loss and the Turnover-Performance Link: Differences Between Service and Manufacturing Firms." Presented at the Academy of Management     Meeting in August 2012, in Boston, MA.

Eckardt, R. "Middle Managers and Performance Review Meetings: Knowledge Creation and Capability Identification." Presented at the Academy of Management Meeting in August 2012, in Boston, MA.

Mangaliso, M. and Eckardt, R. "Rationality and Subjective Certainty in Organizational Decision-Making." Presented at the International Conference on Managing in a Global Economy in June 2011, in Bangalore, India.

Eckardt, R. and Mangaliso, M. "Environmental Uncertainty Revisited: Toward a Clarification of the Measures Used."  Presented at the Eastern Academy of Management Meeting in May 2011, in Boston, MA.


Honors and Awards:

Stanley Young Memorial Fellowship.  Awarded by the Management department faculty for excellence in writing and theory development. 2013


Professional and Academic Memberships:

Academy of Management
Strategic Management Society


Previous Employment:

2007 - 2010, Senior Investment Analyst, FourWinds Capital Management
2006 - 2008, Principal and Forest Operations Analyst, RE Consulting LLC