Marianna Makri

Assoc. Professor

(305) 284-8586
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2003Ph.D. Business Administration, Arizona State University
Mathematics, University of South Florida
B.A. Mathematics, University of South Florida

Professional Experience

2016 - Faculty Director, Entrepreneurship Programs, 2016-2018, Miami Herbert Business School
2010 - Associate Professor, Management, Miami Herbert Business School
2003 - 2010Assistant Professor, Management, University of Miami School of Business Administration
1999 - 2003Faculty Associate, Arizona State University
1995 - 1996Faculty Associate, University of South Florida

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Corporate governance; innovation and technology management; entrepreneurship; and family firm dynamics


Makri, M., Lane, P.J., & Gomez-Mejia, L. CEO Incentives, innovation, and performance in technology-intensive firms 1057-1080 (27(11) Strategic Management Journal. 2006).

Makri, M., & Scandura, T. Exploring the effects of creative CEO leadership on innovation in high- technology firms 75 (21(1) Leadership Quarterly. 2010).

Gomez-Mejia, L.R., Makri, M. & Larraza, M. Diversification decisions in family controlled firms 223 (47(2) Journal of Management Studies. 2010).

Makri, M., Hitt, M. & Lane, P. J. Complementary technologies, knowledge relatedness and innovation outcomes in high-technology M&As 602 (31(6) Strategic Management Journal. 2010).

Hitt, M., King, D. Krishnan, H., Makri, M., Schijven, M., Shimizu, K., & Shu, K. Mergers and Acquisitions: Overcoming Pitfalls, Building Synergy and Creating Value 523-529 (52(6) Business Horizons. November-December 2009. 2010).

Makri, M. Reconceptualizing Relatedness in R&D: A Knowledge-based View (ISBN 978-3-639-24872-2. 2010).

Hitt, M., King, D. Krishnan, H., Makri, M., Schijven, M. , K., & Shu, K. Creating Value Through Mergers and Acquisitions. Challenges and Opportunities In S. Teerikangas (ed.) The Handbook of M&A Research (Oxford University Press (Chapter 4). 2012).

Gomez-Mejia, L.M., Campbell, J., Martin, G., Hoskisson, R., Makri, M. & Sirmon, D. Socioemotional Wealth as a Mixed Gamble: Revisiting Family Firm R&D Investments with the Behavioral Agency Model 1351-1374 (38(6) Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 2014).

Cruz, C., Firfiray, S., Makri, M., & Gomez-Mejia Socioemotional wealth: An obstacle or a spring to creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in family firms? (In Hitt, M (ed) The Oxford Handbook of Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Multilevel Linkages, Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199927678.. 2015).

Martin, G., Washburn, N., Makri, M. & Gomez-Mejia, L.R. Not all risks are equal: Causes and consequences of desire versus efficacy motivated executive risk taking 483-498 (54(3) International Journal of Human Resource Management, Special Issue on Corporate Governance: An International Review. 2015).

Larraza-Kintana M., Garc├ęs-Galdeano, L. & Olaverri, C., Makri, M. 27-45 (12 International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. 2016).

Martin, G., Gomez-Mejia. L. & Berrone, P., Makri, M. Conflict Between Controlling Family Owners and Minority Shareholders: Much Ado About Nothing? 999-1027 (42(6) Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 2017).

Lee, K., Makri, M. & Scandura, T. The Effect of Psychological Ownership on Corporate Entrepreneurship: Comparisons Between Family and Nonfamily Top Management Team Members 1-21 (Family Business Review. July.. 2018).