John M Mezias

Assoc. Professor

(305) 284-1073
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1998Ph.D. Management New York University Stern School of Business
1995M.Phil. Management New York University Stern School of Business
1991B.S. Accounting New York University Stern School of Business

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Strategic management | Innovation | Leadership development | Networking | Team process/dynamics

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Strategic management | Innovation | Leadership development | Networking | Team process/dynamics

Professional Experience

- Director and Vice President, University of Miami Canterbury Preschool
- Co-founder and Director, Always Entertaining, Inc.
- Executive Committee Member, International Management Division, Academy of Management
2007 - Editorial Board Member, Strategic Management Journal
2005 - Editorial Board Member, Journal of International Business Studies

Honors & Acknowledgements

McLamore Summer Research Award, 2004, 2001, 2000
Best Paper Award, Academy of Management’s International Management Division, 2000
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2009, 2004
Teacher of the Year Nominee, Graduate Business Student Association, 2004, 1999
Most Popular Professor, BusinessWeek’s Survey of Recent University of Miami MBAs, 2000
Certificate of Appreciation, Graduate Business Student Association, 1999

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Legal liability of firms; international HRM; and corporate governance


Mezias, J.M. & S.J. Mezias Country Level Corruption as a Liability of Foreignness: Effects on Staffing, Incentives, and Activities 267-291 (In Devinney, TM, Pedersen, T & L Tihanyi (eds.), Advances in International Management: The Past, Present and Future of International Business and Management, Volume 23, New York, NY: Emerald.. 2010).

Co-author with Shaver Diseconomies of managing in acquisitions: Evidence from civil lawsuits 206-222 (20(1) Organization Science. ).

Co-author with Starbuck Decision Making with Inaccurate, Unreliable Data (In Hodgkinson, G. & Starbuck (Eds) Oxford Handbook of Organizational Decision Making. London: Oxford University Press.. ).

Co-author with Scandura Expatriate Adjustment, Development, and Retention: The Role of Mentoring 519-538 (36(5) Journal of International Business Studies. ).

Co-author with Park Before and After the Technology Sector Crash: Stock Market Response to Alliances of E-Commerce Firms 987-1007 (26(11) Strategic Management Journal,. ).

Identifying Liabilities of Foreignness and Strategies to Minimize Their Effects: The Case of Labor Lawsuit Judgments in the United States (Strategic Management Journa. ).

Co-author with Park Alliance Strategies of E-Commerce Firms: A Resource-Based and Increasing Returns Perspective (Journal of Management. ).

Co-author with Grinyer and Guth Changing Collective Cognition: A Process Model for Strategic Change (Long Range Planning. ).

How to Identify Liabilities of Foreignness and Assess Their Effects on Multinational Corporations (Journal of International Management. ).

Co-author with S.J. Mezias Resource Partitioning, the Foundation of Specialist Firms, and Innovation: The American Feature Film Industry 1912-1929 (Organization Science. ).

Co-author with Starbuck Opening Pandora’s Box: Studying the Accuracy of Managers’ Perceptions (Journal of Organizational Behavior. ).