Michael Leiblein
Ohio State University

Michael Leiblein is an Associate Professor at Ohio State University. Michael’s research explores associations between attributes of business problems, organizational design choices, and measures of competitive advantage and performance. His research has been published in outlets such as the Strategic Management Journal and the Academy of Management Journal, disseminated into practice through prominent periodicals including the Financial Times of London, and received awards from the BPS, TIM, and OM divisions of the AoM, the Academy of International Business, and the National Science Foundation. Michael’s present and forthcoming research includes development of a behavioral real option theory that suggests how bias may lead to competitive advantage, a series of experiments that show how individual characteristics affect decisions highlighted by classic organizational theories, and empirical work that demonstrates the influence of interdependencies between organization design and location choices. He currently serves on the editorial and review boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategy Science. He previously served as a board member and associate editor for the Journal of Management and as an advisory panelist for the National Science Foundation. Currently, he is co-chair of the Strategic Research Foundation. He has also served as Chair of the Competitive Strategy Interest Group at SMS and on the executive committee and research committee for the BPS division of the Academy of Management.