Ph.D., Purdue University, 2002; Fulbright Scholar, Applied Economics, 1995-1997; M.Sc., Purdue University, 1997; B.Sc. Universidade de São Paulo, 1990
Inter American Development Bank, 2002-2003; Booz, Allen & Hamilton (contractor), 1996
My research interests are in the area of competitive and cooperative coordination among firms. Under this broad umbrella, I have examined the performance implications related to how parties (either dyadic as in alliances, or multi-party as in geographical clusters) leverage governance mechanisms to coordinate the investments in as well as the use of shared resources.
Lazzarini, S.G.; Islam, G. & Mesquita, L. F. (2011). Managerial attitudes, managerial behavior, and organizational performance: an empirical examination with US and Brazilian managers. The Journal of the IberoAmerican Academy of Management (forthcoming).
Kale, P.; Anand, J. & Mesquita, L.F. "Resource Dependence Dynamics in International Joint Ventures: Interacting Resource Complementarity, Regulatory Liberalization, and Organizational Learning." Under review, Journal of International Business Studies.
Mesquita, L.F. Hoskisson, R.E & Nguyen, V.D. "Clusters of Innovation in Emerging Economies." Working paper.
Associate Professor of Management, Arizona State University: 2009-present; Assistant Professor of Management: 2003-2009. Previous Appointments: Austral University, Purdue University
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Literati award, for outstanding research. Academy of Management conference in San Antonio, TX. Offered by the Emerald Publishing Group, 2011; Editorial Board Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Learning & Education Journal, 2008; Best Reviewer, Academy of Management, 2008, 2007, 2006; Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2006; Induction into the Purdue University Teaching Academy, 2000; Purdue University Excellence in Teaching Award, 2000.
Editorial Board: Academy of Management Journal; Strategic Management Journal; Academy of Management Learning & Education; Journal of Management; Journal of Management Studies.
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Project Director for International Business Development, Deere & Company, 1997; Commercial Coordinator, Valmet, Inc., 1990-1994
Lazzarini, S.G.; Islam, G. & Mesquita, L.F. (2012). Bad for practice? Reconciling alternative views on managerial attitudes and their impact on organizational performance. Management Research – The Journal of the IberoAmerican Academy of Management. 10(3): 208-225.
Weisz, N.; Vassolo, R.S.; Mesquita, L.F.; Cooper, A. (2010) "Diversity and Internal Social Capital in Nascent Entrepreneurial Teams." The Journal of the Ibero/American Academy of Management. 8(1): 39-63.
Anand, J.; Mesquita, L.F., & Vassolo, R.S. (2009). "The Dynamics of Multimarket Competition in Exploration and Exploitation Activities." Academy of Management Journal. 52(4):802-821.
Mesquita, L.F. and Lazzarini, S. G. (2008). "Horizontal and Vertical Relationships in Developing Economies: Implications for SMEs' Access to Global Markets." Academy of Management Journal 51(2): 359-380.
Mesquita, L.F. and Brush, T.H. (2008). "Untangling Safeguard and Coordination Effects in Long Term Buyer Supplier Relationships." Academy of Management Journal. 51(4): 785-807.
Lazzarini, S. Claro, D. & Mesquita, L.F. (2008). "Buyer-Supplier and Supplier-Supplier Alliances: Do they Reinforce or Undermine one Another?" Journal of Management Studies. 45(3): 561-584.
Mesquita, L.F. (2007). Starting Over when the Bickering Never Ends: Rebuilding Aggregate Trust among Clustered Firms Through Trust Facilitators. Academy of Management Review. 32(1): 72-91.
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MGT 589 - Strategic Management
Formulation of strategy and policy in the organization, emphasizing the integration of decisions in the functional areas.
MGT 791 - Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.
MGT 792 - Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.
MGT 799 - Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.