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Kenji Klein  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, 2012
  • MBA The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, 2003
  • ADB History , University of Hawaii, 1995
  • M.A. History , University of Hawaii , 1994
  • B.A. History, Pomona College , 1986

Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor - University of California, Irvine (2011)
    Summer
  • Teaching Assistant - University of California, Irvine (2003 - 2010)

Awards:

  • Best Reviewer Award - OMT Division, Academy of Management Meeting (2010)
  • Best Reviewer Award - IM Division, Academy of Management Meeting (2009)

Fellowships:

  • Graduate Dean's Dissertation Fellowship - University of California, Irvine (2011)
  • Merage Center for Global Leadership Research Translation for Action Summer Fellowship - Merage Center (2010)
  • Center for Organization Research Graduate Student Fellowship - Graduate (2010)
  • Ray Watson Doctoral Fellowship - University of California, Irvine (2009)

Finalist s:

  • INFORMS/Organization Science Best Dissertation Proposal Competition - INFORMS/Organization Science Best Dissertation Proposal Competition (2011)
  • Best Doctoral Student Paper Award - Western Academy of Management Meeting (2010)

Grant:

  • Don Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Grant - University of California, Irvine (2010)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Creating & Maintaining Institutions through the Production & Perpetuation of Ignorance. Klein, Kenji
    Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Colloquium on Science & Art of Strategic Innovation
    (2011)
  • Contact: The Generation and Extinction of Organizational Forms through Community Interaction across Space. Klein, Kenji
    Academy of Management Annual Meeting
    Montreal, Canada.
    (2010)
  • Organizational Community Interaction and Novel Form Generation. Klein, Kenji
    Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting
    (2010)
  • Employees' Trust in their Organizations: Does Familiarity Breed Contempt?. Klein, Kenji and Pearce, J. L
    European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management 5th Workshop on Trust within and between Organizations
    (2010)
  • Employees' Trust in their Organizations: Does Familiarity Breed Contempt?. Klein, Kenji and Pearce, J. L
    London School of Economics
    (2010)
  • Reconsidering Embeddedness: Asymmetric Network Ties and the Fate of Dependent Firms. Klein, Kenji
    Academy of Management Annual Meeting
    (2009)
  • Organizational Community Contact across Space and the Generation of New Organizational Forms. Klein, Kenji
    USC/UCLA/UCI Doctoral Student Conference
    (2009)
  • Diversity and Team Performance: The Moderating Role of Communication Skill. Klein, Kenji and Gibson, C
    Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, San Diego
    (2009)

Publications:

  • Klein, Kenji, Pearce, J. L. and Dibble , R. 2009. The Effects of Governments on Management and Organization, The Academy of Management Annals, issue 3, pg.503-541
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