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Jill Ann Brown

Associate Professor, Management
PhD, University of Georgia, 2007
Office: Morison Hall 190 | 781.891._2407 | jbrown@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Ph.D. in Strategic Management from University of Georgia. MBA from Augusta State University, BA from Lehigh University. 10+ years experience in banking industry and small business consulting.

Teaching Interests

Strategic Management, Business & Society, Corporate Governance, Ethics

Research Interests

Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics, Strategic Leadership and Innovation

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management
International Association of Business & Society
International Corporate Governance Society
Society of Business Ethics
Strategic Management Society
International Association of Business & Society

Awards and Honors

2013, Best Paper Proceedings , Academy of Management
2012, Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management
2010, Robert and Christine Staub Faculty Excellence Award, Robert and Christine Staub
2010, Best Paper Published in 2009, Corporate Governance: An International Review
2009, Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management
2008, Academy of Management "Dark Side" Case Competition Runner-Up, Academy of Management
2008, Axelrod Family Endowed Fellowship, Lehigh University
2008, Academy of Management SIM Division Dissertation Award Runner-Up, Academy of Management
2007, Edward T.Comer Fellowship, University of Georgia
2006, Eldridge Research Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business
2006, Murray Scholarship, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Brown, J. A., Gianiodis, P., Santoro, M. Following Doctors' Orders: Organizational Change as a Response to Human Capital Bargaining Power. Organizational Science. Forthcoming

Clark, C., Brown, J. A. Multinational Corporations and Governance Effectiveness: Towards a More Integrative Board. Journal of Business Ethics.

Soundararajan, V., Brown, J. A. (2014). Voluntary Governance Mechanisms in Global Supply Chains: Beyond CSR to a Stakeholder Utility Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics.

Brown, J. A., Forster, W. R. (2013). CSR and Stakeholder Theory: A Tale of Adam Smith. Journal of Business Ethics, 112 (2), 301-312.

Gianiodis, P., Brown, J. A. (2013). The Protection and Deployment of Financial Innovation. International Journal of Innovation Management, 17 (2), 29.

Brown, J. A. (2010). Board and Top Management Changes over the Decades: Responses to Governance and CSR Issues. Center for Ethical Business Cultures Working Paper Series, 72. (link)

Ward, A. J., Brown, J. A., Graffin, S. (2009). Under the Spotlight: Institutional Investors and Firm Responses to the Council of Institutional Investors’ Annual Focus List. Strategic Organization, 7, 107-135.

Ward, A. J., Brown, J. A., Rodriguez, D. (2009). Governance Bundles, Firm Performance and the Substitutability and Complementarity of Governance Mechanisms. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 17 (5), 646-660.

Rutherford, M., Buchholtz, A., Brown, J. A. (2007). Examining Relationships Between Monitoring and Incentives in Corporate Governance. Journal of Management Studies, 44 (3), 414-430.

Howard, D., Brown, J. A., Ibrahim, N. (2006). Commercial Driver Training, Inc.: A case study. Journal of Applied Case Research, 6 (5), 7-20.

Book Chapters
Buchholtz, A, Brown, J. A. Shareholder democracy as a misbegotten metaphor. Shareholder Empowerment: Promises and Illusions. Palgrave-MacMillan

Gianiodis, P, Brown, J. A. (2012). Entrepreneurship Action: University Scientists' Choice to Commericalize their Discoveries. In Advances in Enterpreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth. In Andrew C. Corbett and Jerome A.Katz (Eds.),  (pp. 63-88). Emerald Publishing

Brown, J. A. (2009). Global Economic Crises: The Impact of the Current Economic Crises on Business Ethics, Government and Society. . Cengage Learning Global Economic Watch (link)

Brown, J. A, Buchholtz, A. (2009). Dark Territory: The Graniteville Chlorine Spill. In Emmanuel Raufflet and Albert Mills (Eds.),  (pp. 194-204). Sheffield: . Greenleaf Publishing Company

Buchholtz, A, Brown, J. A, Shabana, K.M., . (2008). Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility. In A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, D. Siegel (Eds.),  (pp. 327-345). Oxford: . Oxford University Press

Brown, J. A, Ward, A. J. (2007). Corporate Governance in the USA. In "Corporate Governance". In Kostyuk, A.N., Braendle, U.C., & Apreda, R. (Eds.), . Virtus Press

Cases
Brown, J. A, Anderson, A. The Storm of Governance Reform at the American Red Cross. Pearson.

Rodriguez, L, Brown, J. A. (2012). What have you done for me lately? Creating shared value between the state of South Carolina and Amazon. Southeast Case Research Journal.

Brown, J. A. (2008). Dead Peasant Life Insurance Policies: Smart Business or Poor Ethical Practice?. South-Western Publishing .

Brown, J. A. (2006). "Dean Peasant" Life Insurance Policies: Smart Business or Poor Ethical Practice?. Business & Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management.

Conference Proceeding(s)
Brown, J. A., Anderson, A., Salas, J., Ward, A. (2013). Market Reactions to Director Exits: Human Capital versus Entrenchment. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Forthcoming

Mahony, D. M., Brown, J. A. (2013). Calibrating Team Confidence: The Effect of Individual Hubris on Founder Team Decision Making. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Proceedings of the Babson College Entrepreneurial Research Conference.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Stewart, M., Dennis, B. (2012). Board Diversity as a Camouflage Signal. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Brown, J. A., Dunn, P., Buchholtz, A. (2011). Rebuilding Bridges in the Firm-Stakeholder Relationship: The Role of Moral Salience. IABS, 22nd Annual International Association of Business and Society Conference.

Brown, J. A., Anderson, A. (2011). The Storm of Governance Reform at the American Red Cross. North American Case Research Association, North American Case Research Conference.

Dunn, P., Brown, J. A. (2009). The Importance of Competence and Goodwill in Repairing Trust. IABS, International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference.

Brown, J. A., Anderson, A., Buchholtz, A. (2009). Classified Boards: Friend or Foe? IABS, International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Anderson, A., Shabana, K., , ., , ., , . (2009). The Shareholder Democracy Paradox: An Empirical Examination. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference.

Greenbaum, R., Buchholtz, A., Brown, J. A., Stone, T., Folger, R., Carroll, A. (2009). New Perspectives in Business Ethics. SMA, Southern Management Association Conference.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Ward, A. J. (2008). Scapegoating Under Scrutiny. , International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A. (2007). The Chlorine Spill of 2005: A Case Study.. Academy of Management, Academy of Management Conference.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A. (2006). Corporate Philanthropy Research: A Review of the Past and Recommendations for the Future. , International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference.

Brown, J. A. (2006). The Duping of the Shareholder. , Southern Management Association.

Brown, J. A., Street, J. (2005). Successes and failures in developing a reputation for innovation. , Conference of the Southern Management Association.

Brown, J. A., Ward, A. J., Barsade, S. (2005). Organizational embarrassment and the reparation of relationships through rebuilding image and identity. , Conference of the Southern Management Association.

Conference Presentations

Brown, J. A., Anderson, A., Gupta, P. (2015). "State chartering competition: Evidence of director primacy in corporate governance?" Presented at the Strategic Management Society's 2014 SMS Conference, Madrid.

Clark, C., Brown, J. A. (2014). "Multinational Corporations and Governance Effectiveness: Towards a More Integrative Board." Presented at the 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia PA.

Soundararajan, V., Brown, J. A. (2014). "Voluntary Governance Mechanisms in Global Supply Chains: Beyond CSR to a Stakeholder Utility Perspective." Presented at the 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia PA.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A. (2014). "Shareholder Empowerment PDW." Presented at the 2014 Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia PA.

Brown, J. A. (2014). "U.S. State Chartering Competition: Evidence of Director Primacy in Corporate Governance?" Presented at the 2014 International Association of Business and Society Conference, Sydney Australia.

Clark, C., Brown, J. A. (2013). "Global governance, business ethics and anti-corruption initiatives." Presented at the DePaul's Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Brown, J. A., Anderson, A., Ward, A. J., Salas, J. (2013). "Market Reactions to Director Exits: Human Capital versus Entrenchment." Presented at the Academy of Management's 2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando.

Brown, J. A., Gianiodis, P., Santoro, M. (2013). "Organizational Change, Stakeholder Power and Intrafirm Co-opetition in Hybrid Nonprofit/For-Profit Hospitals." Presented at the Strategic Management Society's Strategic Management Society Glasgow Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Mahony, D. M., Brown, J. A. (2013). "Calibrating Team Confidence: The Effect of Individual Hubris on Founding Team Decision Making." Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurial Research Conference , Lyon, France.

Brown, J. A., Ward, A. J., Anderson, A., Salas, J. (2012). "The Sweet Spot of Director Tenure and Executive Compensation." Presented at the SMS's 2012 Strategic Management Society Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Brown, J. A., Anderson, A., Ward, A. J., Salas, J. (2012). "Human Capital vs. Entrenchment in Director Tenure." Presented at the Wharton's 5th Annual Wharton People and Organizations Conference, Philadelphia.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Stewart, M. S. (2012). "Board Diversity as a Camouflage Signal." Presented at the AOM's Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Brown, J. A. (2012). "US Corporate Boards and CSR Over the Decades." Presented at the IABS's International Association of Business and Society Conference, Asheville, North Carolina.

Brown, J. A., Forster, W. R. (2012). "Moral Legitimacy and Social Entrepreneurship." Presented at the Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference, Denver, CO.

Brown, J. A., Gianiodis, P. (2011). "The Conundrum of Ethics in Intrafirm Co-opetition." Presented at the St. Johns University's St. Johns Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, New York, NY.

Brown, J. A., Anderson, A. (2011). "The Storm of Governance Reform at the American Red Cross." Presented at the North American Case Research Association's North American Case Research Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Brown, J. A., Santoro, M. (2011). "Sibling Rivalry: New Organizational Forms." Presented at the Wharton's Managing People and Organizations Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Butts, M., Ward, A. J. (2011). "Board Responses to Increased Monitoring Roles Following Regulatory Change." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX.

Brown, J. A., Gianiodis, P., Santoro, M. (2011). "Human Capital Bargaining Power in the Health Care Sector." Presented at the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, Texas.

Brown, J. A., Dunn, P., Buchholtz, A. (2011). "The Role of Moral Salience in Firm-Stakeholder Relationships." Presented at the International Association of Business and Society Conference, Bath, England.

Brown, J. A., Santoro, M., Gianiodis, P. (2011). "Sibling Rivalry: The Development of New Organizational Forms and Intrafirm Co-opetition at Multiunit Organizations." Presented at the Strategic Management Society's Strategic Management Society Human Capital Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Brown, J. A., Forster, W. R. (2010). "CSR and Stakeholder Theory: A Tale of Adam Smith." Presented at the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics's Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Brown, J. A., Ward, A. J., Anderson, A., Salas, J. (2010). "Human capital vs. Entrenchment: Market Reactions to Director Resignations and Deaths." Presented at the Strategic Management Society's Strategic Management Society Conference, Rome Italy.

Brown, J. A., Dunn, P., Buchholtz, A. (2010). "Repairing Firm-Stakeholder Relationships: Finding the Balance between Competence and Goodwill." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Shabana, K., Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A. (2010). "The Effects of Strategic Leadership and Corporate Governance on Corporate Social Reporting." Presented at the IABS's International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference, Banff, Canada.

Greenbaum, R., Buchholtz, A., Brown, J. A., Stone, T., Folger, R., Carroll, A. (2009). "New Perspectives in Business Ethics." Presented at the SMA's Southern Management Association Conference, Asheville, North Carolina.

Gianiodis, P., Brown, J. A. (2009). "A Meso Level Theory of Faculty Entrepreneurial Pursuits." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Anderson, A. (2009). "The Shareholder Democracy Paradox: An Empirical Examination." Presented at the Academey of Management's Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Brown, J. A., Gioniodis, P., Santoro, M. (2009). "Sibling rivalry: Structural change, intra-firm adaption, and co-opetition." Presented at the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management – Business Policy and Strategy Division, Chicago, IL.

Dunn, P., Brown, J. A. (2009). "The Importance of Competence and Goodwill in Repairing Trust." Presented at the IABS's International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Ward, A. J., Brown, J. A., Butts, M. (2008). "Institutionalization in Context: Corporate governance changes and board responses." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management annual meetings, Anaheim, CA.

Gianiodis, P., Brown, J. A. (2008). "Protecting and leveraging (in)imitable resources." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, California.

Brown, J. A., Gianiodis, P., Santoro, M. (2008). "Sibling Rivalry: Non-profit Hospitals Competing With Their Own For-Profit Subsidiaries." Presented at the Atlanta Competitive Advantage Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Ward, A. J. (2008). "Scapegoating Under Scrutiny." Presented at the International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference, Tempere, Finland.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A., Ward, A. J. (2007). "The price of accountability in corporate governance." Presented at the International Association for Business and Society (IABS) Conference, Florence, Italy.

Brown, J. A. (2006). "The Duping of the Shareholder." Presented at the Southern Management Association, Orlando, Florida.

Brown, J. A. (2006). "The Changing Nature of Corporate Boards: Unexpected Responses to Reforms." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Buchholtz, A., Brown, J. A., Shabana, K. (2006). "The Mixed Message in Shareholder Voice." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A. (2006). "Corporate Philanthropy Research: A Review of the Past and Recommendations for the Future." Presented at the IABS Conference, Merida, Mexico.

Brown, J. A., Ward, A. J., Barsade, S. (2005). "Organizational embarrassment and the reparation of relationships through rebuilding image and identity." Presented at the Conference of the Southern Management Association, Charleston, SC.

Brown, J. A., Street, J. (2005). "Successes and failures in developing a reputation for innovation." Presented at the SMA, Charleston, SC.

Buchholtz, A., Brown, J. A. (2005). "An integrative theory of executive corruption: Implications for corporate governance." Presented at the Academy of Management National Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Dennis, B., Brown, J. A., Buchholtz, A. (2005). "Board member diversity and effective diversity management: An examination of discrimination lawsuits." Presented at the Academy of Management National Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Succession Planning Committee, 2014 - Present

University Service
Presenter for 2014 Bentley Research Symposium, 2014 - 2014
Mentor (Faculty) for ALANA Luncheon, 2014 - 2014
Guest Speaker for Bentley Center for Business Ethics, 2014 - 2014
Ethics Case Competition Reviewer for Bentley Center for Business Ethics , 2014 - 2014
Guest Speaker for Bentley Honors Program, 2014 - 2014
Case Author and Competition Judge for Bentley Business Bowl Case Review, 2014 - 2014
Presenter for 2013 Bentley Research Symposium, 2013 - 2013
Student Organization Advisor for Lehigh University Women in Business, 2011 - 2013
Committee Member for Lehigh University College Policy Committee, 2012 - 2013
Committee Member for Lehigh University Nominations Committee, 2012 - 2013
Instructor and Coordinator of Singapore Trip for Lehigh University CBE Global Pilot Program, 2009 - 2013
Graduation/Diploma Reader for Lehigh University Commencement , 2008 - 2013
Committee Member for Search Committee for CBE Program Director First Year Advising, 2011 - 2011
Committee Member for CBE Core Curriculum Committee, 2008 - 2010
Committee Member for MBA Core Curriculum Committee , 2009 - 2010
Committee Member for Research Seminar Committee, 2009 - 2010
Committee Member for Search Committee for Singleton Chair, 2008 - 2009

Professional Service
Representative at Large for Academy of Management SIM Division, 2014
Representative at Large for International Association of Business and Society, 2014
Editorial Review Board Member for Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Strategic Management Journal, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Journal, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Business Ethics, 2009 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management Business Policy Division, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management Social Issues Division, 2006 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Business and Society, 2006 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Management Studies, 2006 - Present
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Strategic Management Society , 2004 - Present
Officer, Secretary for International Association of Business & Society , 2011 - 2014
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Academy of Management SIM Division, 2010 - 2013
Committee Chair for Academy of Management SIM Division Curriculum Committee, 2009 - 2011
Committee Member for International Association of Business & Society, 2009 - 2011
Committee Member for Academy of Management Social Division Book Award Committee, 2007 - 2008

Public Service
Volunteer; Disaster Certified and Ethics Trainer for American Red Cross, 2006