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Ofer Meilich

Graduate Teaching

  • BA650 Strategic Management in the Global Environment

Undergraduate Teaching

  • BUS302: Foundations of Business Environments
  • BUS444 / GBM444: Strategic Management in Global Environments
  • BUS493: Problem Analysis and Implementation [Senior Experience]
  • MGMT482-1: Elective - Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation 

Research Interests

  • Organizational learning
  • Knowledge management
  • Management of technology
  • Research methods
  • Teaching methods

Introduction

Professor of Strategic Management, CSUSM, 2000-present.

Dr. Meilich received his Ph.D. in strategic management and organizational theory from the University of Southern California (2000). He has professional (aeronautical engineering) and management experience with the Israeli Air Force.  He is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society.

Papers in Referred Journals

Naveh, Meilich, & Marcus. 2009. Learning-before-doing and Learning-in-action: Bridging the Gap between Innovation Adoption, Implementation, and Performance. In A. Bøllingtoft, D. Døjbak Håkonsson, J. Flohr Nielsen, C. C. Snow, and J. Ulhøi (editors) New Approaches to Organization Design: Theory and Practice of Adaptive Enterprises. pp. 123-146. Springer, New York.

Meilich & Gannon. 2008. “Redefining Value: Comparative Video Case Studies of Charles Shaw Winery and Thomas Kinkade.”Journal of Strategic Management Education, 4: 135-160.

Brodowsky, Anderson, Meilich, Schuster, & Venkatesan. 2008. “If Time is Money, Is it a Common Currency? Time in Anglo, Asian, and Latin Cultures.”  Journal of Global Marketing, 21(4): 245-257.

de Pillis, Kernochan, Meilich, Prosser, & Whiting. 2008. “Are Managerial Gender Stereotypes Universal? The Case of Hawai’i.” Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 15(1): 94-102.

de Pillis & Meilich. 2006. “Think Entrepreneur-Think Male: Business Students’ Assumptions about a Hypothetical Entrepreneur.” International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 4: 3-18.

Meilich. 2006.  “Bivariate Models of Fit in Contingency Theory: Critique and a Polynomial Regression Alternative.” Organizational Research Methods, 9(2):161-193.

Naveh, Meilich, & Marcus. 2006. “The effects of administrative innovation implementation on performance: an organizational learning approach” Strategic Organization, 4(3): 275-302.

Meilich & Marcus. 2006.  “Strategic Planning and Decision Making.”  In G. Morçöl (editor) Handbook of Decision Making. pp. 433-456. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.

Meilich. 2005. “Are Formalization and Human Asset Specificity Mutually Exclusive?” 2005. Journal of American Academy of Business, 6(1): 161-169.

Brodowsky, Tan, & Meilich. 2004. “Managing Country-of-Origin Choices: Competitive Advantages and Opportunities.”  International Business Review. 13(6): 729-748.

Meilich. 1999. “Neural Networks Applications in Social Science Research.”  In P. Salem (editor) Organizational Communication and Change. pp. 151-173. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Riley, Keough, Christiansen, Meilich, & Pierson. 1998. “Community or Colony: The Case of On-line Newspapers and the Web.” Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 4(1). Special issue on online journalism.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

Meilich, “CALMing Strategy Course.” Presented at the 17th CSU Symposium on University Teaching, San Marcos CA, 2014

Meilich. “Adaptation and Adaptability need not be incompatible - A Re-conceptualization of Organizational Types.” Paper presented at the 4th International Workshop on Organization Design, Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2010.

Meilich. “Classroom Technology: Lessons from Overdoing It and the Road Back to Sanity.” Presented at the 13th CSU Symposium on University Teaching, San Bernardino, CA, 2010.

Meilich & Gannon. “Redefining Value: Comparative Video Case Studies of Charles Shaw Winery and Thomas Kinkade.”  Workshop presentation at the 2008 Academy of Management conference, Anaheim, CA.

Naveh, Meilich, & Marcus. “Learning-before-doing and Learning-in-action: Bridging the Gap between Innovation Adoption, Implementation, and Performance.” Paper presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Organization Design, Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2008.

Meilich & Marcus.  “Strategic Planning and Decision Making.”  Paper presented at the 2006 national Academy of Management conference, Atlanta.

Brodowsky, Anderson, Meilich, & Venkatesan. “If Time is Money, Is it a Common Currency? A Cross-Cultural Study of Time Attitudes.” Paper presented at the 2006 American Marketing Association Summer conference, Chicago.

Meilich. “Bivariate Models of Fit in Contingency Theory: Critique and a Polynomial Regression Alternative.” Paper presented at the2nd Annual Workshop on Organization Design, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, 2006

Meilich & Gannon. “Redefining Value: Comparative Video Case Studies of Charles Shaw Winery and Thomas Kinkade.”  Paper presented at the 2006 Western Academy of Management conference, Long Beach.

de Pillis & Meilich. “A Reduced and Updated Revision of the Schein Descriptive Index.” Paper presented at the 2006 Western Decision Sciences Institute annual conference, Waikoloa, HI.

Meilich. “Are Formalization and Human Asset Specificity Mutually Exclusive?” Paper presented at the 2005 Western Academy of Management conference, Las Vegas.

Naveh, Meilich, & Marcus. “Implementation, Learning Before Doing and In Action: When Implementing the ISO 9000 Quality Standard Makes a Difference.”  Paper presented at the 2004 national Academy of Management conference, New Orleans.

Meilich. “Teaching with Toys: Bringing Fun into the Classroom.” Symposium presenter/participant at the 2004 Western Academy of Management, Anchorage.

Meilich. “Bivariate Models of Fit in Contingency Theory: Critique and a Polynomial Regression Alternative.” Paper presented at the 2003 national Academy of Management conference, Seattle.

Meilich. “Deskilling or Learning? – An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship between Task Formalization, Learning Enablement, and Organizational Performance.” Paper presented at the 2001 national Academy of Management conference, Washington, D.C.

Meilich. “To Codify or Not? – Toward an Understanding of the Antecedents of Task Formalization and its Effects on Organizational Performance.” Paper presented at the 2000 national Academy of Management conference, Toronto.

Meilich. “Contrasting Organizational Learning and Contingency Theory: A Study of the Interaction Effects of Formalization and Uncertainty on Performance.”  Paper accepted for presentation at the 1999 national Academy of Management conference, Chicago.

Meilich & Riley. “Reluctant Innovators – Strategic and Organizational Consequences of Newspapers’ Web Venture.” Paper presented at the 18th Annual Strategic Management Society Conference, Orlando, 1998.

Riley, Keough, Christiansen, Meilich, & Pierson. “The Porous Organization: Structuring Culture and Identity through Technology.” Paper presented at the Speech Communication Association Annual Conference (SCA), Chicago, 1997.

Meilich. “Engineering – A Struggling Profession: Issues in the Occupational Identity of Engineers.” Paper presented at theInternational Students of Organizations Conference, Los Angeles, 1997.

Meilich. “The Flexibility – Efficiency Debate: Review and Theoretical Framework.” Paper presented at the 1997 national Academy of Management conference, Boston.

Riley, Keough, Christiansen, Meilich, & Pierson. “Community or Colony: Online Newspaper Strategy and the Web.” Paper presented at the 47th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), Montréal, Canada, 1997.

Meilich. “A ‘Big Hammer’ Looking for a ‘Nail’: Using Neural Networks for Social Science research.” Paper presented at the 1996national Academy of Management conference, Cincinnati.

Meilich. “Adaptation vs. Adaptability: A Necessary Trade-off?” Paper accepted for presentation at the 3rd International Federation of Scholarly Association of Management Conference, Paris, France, 1996.

Meilich. “Neural Networks Applications in Social Science Research.” Paper presented at the 1996 Organizational Communication and Change Conference, Austin, Texas.

Meilich. “The Effectiveness of Publication Records as a Screening Criterion for Academic Tenure.” Paper presented at the 1995Academy of Management conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Meilich. “Tenure Status and Publication Activity: An Empirical Investigation of Publication Records of Management Professors.” Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Southern California Graduate Research Conference, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA, 1995.

Invited Presentations

“Topics in International Strategic Management.” Two day workshop for post-MBA students from Brazil, at UCLA International Programs (July 7& 8, 2009).

“Bivariate Models of Fit in Contingency Theory: Critique and a Polynomial Regression Alternative.” Graduate seminar, Guest lecturer series in organizational behavior, at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (January 3, 2007).

“Topics in International Strategic Management.” Three day workshop for post-MBA students from Brazil, at UC Irvine International Programs (August 7, 8, & 9, 2006).

“Advanced Topics in Strategic Management.” Three day workshop for post-MBA students from Brazil, at UC Irvine International Programs (August 16, 18, & 19, 2005).

“To codify or not? – Toward an understanding of enabling and coercive task formalization.” Presented at research seminars at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (April 6, 1999) and at Tel Aviv University (April 7, 1999).

“Culture, Strategy and Technology: The New Age of the L.A. Times.” Presented at the Annenberg Center Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. October 28, 1997. (With P. Riley, C.M. Keough, T. Christiansen, and J.K. Pierson.)

“Formalization and Organizational Performance: Determinants of Successful and Unsuccessful Bureaucratization.” Presentation of dissertation proposal at the 6th Annual Colloquium on Competition and Cooperation (CCC), Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Boston. March 6-8, 1997.

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