Vilmos F. Misangyi

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Professor of Strategic Management, BNY Mellon Fellow, Department Head of Management and Organization

Department Management and Organization
Office Address 452C Business Building
Phone Number 814-867-2675
Email Address vfm10@psu.edu

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Professor Vilmos Misangyi is a Professor of Strategic Management in the Management and Organization Department in the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University. He is also the BNY Mellon Fellow and the Chair of the Management and Organization Department.

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Education

Ph D, Strategic Management, University of Florida, 2002

BA, Financial Administration, Michigan State University, 1987

Courses Taught

MGMT 578 – Sem Corp Stratgy (3)
Current theoretical and research issues applicable to the study of corporate strategy formulation and implementation.

BA 528 – Bus Sim (2)
A team-based course during which students will manage a simulated firm. B A 528 Business Simulation (1-3)Using the business simulation, teams of 4-5 students will compete against other teams in a particular industry. The team members will have to make all the decisions about how to run the firm, including overall strategy, product design, detailed marketing plans, factory operations, and financing.

BA 571 – Strat Mgmt (2)
Analysis and application of concepts and techniques aimed at successfully developing and implementing competitive strategy in a complex business environment. B A 571 B A 571 Strategic Management for Converging Economies (3)This course introduces students to the field of strategic management and the skills and tools used by general managers to make strategic decisions. Students learn to use frameworks and perspectives for analyzing industries, competitors, and companies with an overall objective of positioning the firm to attain and sustain competitive advantage. Students learn how to identify the industry and firm-level determinants of profitability and then relate those factors to the development of competitive strategy within the context of responsible business practice. Students also learn how to evaluate strategies to understand how and why companies are successful or not. Finally, students will learn how senior managers use integrative approaches for solving strategic problems.

MGMT 590 – Colloquium (1.5)
Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.

B A 528 – Business Simulation (Variable)
A team-based course during which students will manage a simulated firm.

MGMT 565 – Power and Influence (2)
Provides a pragmatic and ethical framework for analyzing the sources of power in organizations and its effective use.

MGMT 591 – Organizational Research Design (3)
Experience in designing research for organizational science, to maximize the validity of eventual conclusions; methodological choices, constraints, and compromises (tradoffs).

MGMT 601 – PH.D. DISSERTATION FULL-TIME
NO DESCRIPTION.

MGMT 596 – Individual Studies (1)
Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.

B A 571 – Strategic Management (variable)
Analysis and application of concepts and techniques aimed at successfully developing and implementing competitive strategy in a complex business environment.

MGMT 471 – Strategic Management (3)
Issues that influence the competitive performance of the firm are identified and examined.

Selected Publications

Quigley T., Hambrick D. C., Misangyi V. F., Rizzi G., "CEO Selection as Risk‐Taking: A New Vantage on the Debate about the Consequences of Insiders versus Outsiders." Strategic Management Journal, 2019, doi.org/10.1002/smj.3033.
Bragaw N., Misangyi V. F., "Disentangling Strategic Consensus: Strategic Consensus Types, Psychological Bonds, and Their Effects on Strategic Climate." Academy of Management Review, 2019.
Gupta A., Misangyi V. F., "Follow the Leader (or Not): The Influence of Peer CEO's Characteristics on Inter-Organizational Imitation." Strategic Management Journal, vol. 39, no. 5, 2018, pp. 1437-1472.
Dwivedi P., Joshi A., Misangyi V. F., "Gender-Inclusive Gatekeeping: How (Mostly Male) Predecessors Influencde the Success of Female CEOs." Academy of Management Journal, vol. 61, no. 1, 2018, pp. 1-26.
Bragaw N., Misangyi V. F., "The Value of CEO Mobility: Contextual Factors That Shape the Impace of Prior CEO Experience on Market Performance and CEO Compensation." Human Resource Management, vol. 56, no. 2, 2017, pp. 243-266.
Misangyi V. F., Greckhamer T., Furnaari S., Fiss P., Crilly D., Aguilera R., "Embracing Causal Complexity: The Emergence of a Neo-Configurational Perspective." Journal of Management, vol. 43, no. 1, 2017, pp. 255-282.
Misangyi V. F., "Institutional Complexity and the Meaning of Loose Coupling: Connecting Intitutional Sayings and (Not) Doings." Strategic Organization, vol. 14, no. 4, 2016, pp. 407-440.
Hambrick D. C., Misangyi V. F., Park C., "The Quad Model for Identifying a Corporate Director’s Potential for Effective Monitoring: Toward a New Theory of Board Sufficiency." Academy of Management Review, vol. 40, no. 3, 2015, pp. 323-344.
Paruchuri S., Misangyi V. F., "Investor perceptions of financial misconduct: The heterogeneous contamination of bystander firms." Academy of Management Journal, vol. 58, no. 1, 2015, pp. 169-194.
Misangyi V. F., Holehonnur A., "Substitutes or Complements? A configurational approach to examining the bundle of governance mechanisms." Academy of Management Journal, vol. 57, no. 6, 2014, pp. 1681-1705.
Misangyi V. F., "Donald Palmer's Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations, by Donald Palmer." Organization Studies, vol. 34, no. 10, 2014, pp. 1537-1541, Invited.
Devers C. E., Misangyi V. F., Gamache D. L., "Editors’ Comments: On the Future of Publishing Management Theory." Academy of Management Review, vol. 29, no. 3, 2014, pp. 245-249, Invited.
Greckhamer T., Misangyi V. F., Fiss P., "The Two QCAs: From a Small-N to a Large-N Set-Theoretic Approach." Research in the Sociology of Organizations series, 2013, Invited.
Fong E., Misangyi V. F., Tosi H. L., "The Effect of CEO Pay Deviations on CEO Withdrawal, Firm Size, and Firm Profit." Strategic Management Journal, vol. 31, 2010, pp. 629-651.
Fanelli A., Misangyi V. F., Tosi H., "In Charisma We Trust: The Effects of CEO Charismatic Visions on Securities Analysts." Organization Science, vol. 20, 2009, pp. 1011-1033.
Kor Y., Misangyi V. F., "Outside Directors' Industry-Specific Experience and Firms' Liability of Newness." Strategic Management Journal, vol. 29, no. 12, 2008, pp. 1345-1355.
Greckhamer T., Misangyi V. F., Elms H., Lacey R., "Using Qualitative Comparative Analysis in Strategic Management Research: An Examination of Combinations of Industry, Corporate, And Business-Unit Effects." Organizational Research Methods, vol. 11, 2008, pp. 695-726.
Misangyi V. F., Weaver G., Elms H., "Ending Corruption: The Interplay among Institutional Logics, Resources, and Institutional Entrepreneurs." Academy of Management Review, vol. 33, 2008, pp. 750-770.
Erez A., Misangyi V. F., Johnson D. E., LePine A., Halverson K. C., "Stirring the hearts of followers: Charismatic leadership as the transferal of affect." Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 93, 2008, pp. 602-616.
Weaver G., Misangyi V. F., "Corporations as citizens against corruption: An institutional entrepreneurship perspective." (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd), 2008, pp. 185-207, Invited.
Misangyi V. F., Elms H., Greckhamer T., LePine J., "A New Perspective on a Fundamental Debate: A Multi-Level Approach to Industry, Corporate, and Business-Unit Effects." Strategic Management Journal, vol. 27, 2006, pp. 571-590.
Fanelli A., Misangyi V. F., "Bringing Out Charisma: CEO Charisma and External Stakeholders." Academy of Management Review, vol. 31, 2006, pp. 1049-1061.
Misangyi V. F., LePine J., Algina J., Goeddeke F., "The Adequacy of Repeated Measures Regression for Multilevel Research: Comparisons with Repeated Measures ANOVA, Multivariate Repeated Measures ANOVA, and Multilevel Modeling Across Varoius Mu." Orgaizational Research Methods, vol. 9, 2006, pp. 5-28.
Tosi H., Misangyi V. F., Fanelli A., Waldman D., Yammarino F., "CEO Charisma, Compensation, and Firm Performance." Leadership Quarterly, no. 15, 2004, pp. 405-420.

Research Impact and Media Mentions

"How to Keep Wimps and Cronies Off Company Boards", Business Week, Journal or Magazine
"Corporate Board Training Becoming Necessary", Central Pennsylvania Business Journal, Journal or Magazine
"Investing: How to spot weasel words that can sink your portfolio", Canadian Business Magazine, Journal or Magazine
"CEO charisma biases financial analysts, can hurt investors, says study in INFORMS journal", Science Blog, Web
"CEO pay tied to dividends", South Florida Business Journal, Journal or Magazine
"Daily Bias: CEO Charisma Biases Financial Analysts & Can Hurt Investors", Simoleon Sense: Daily Bias, Web
"CEO language misleads analysts’ ratings, study confirms", Venture Beat, Web
"CEO charisma biases financial analysts, can hurt investors, study says", Phys Org, Web
"CEO spin affects analysts' calls", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Newspaper
"It's a Vision Thing", Business Week, Journal or Magazine
"Study: Charismatic CEO language affects analysts", Atlanta Journal Constitution, Newspaper

Editorships

Academy of Management Review, Editorial Board, August 2014 - Present
Strategic Management Journal, Editorial Board, January 2013 - Present
Academy of Management Review, Associate Editor, December 2012 - July 2014
Academy of Management Journal, Editorial Board, January 2011 - January 2016