Mahoney Invested as Caterpillar Chair

21 April 2011 at 9:37 am 5 comments

| Peter Klein |

Congratulations to O&M friend and former guest blogger Joe Mahoney for his investiture as the Caterpillar Chair in Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Here is the official announcement, which includes the following summary of Joe’s many accomplishments:

Joseph T. Mahoney is a professor of business administration at the University of Illinois who specializes in corporate governance and organizational economics. He is an editor for several top management journals, a prolific author, frequent advisor to Ph.D. candidates, and a professional consultant. For more than 20 years Mahoney has been an award winning teacher to undergraduates, MBAs and other graduate students. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Business Economics from the Wharton School of Business.

Joseph Mahoney has published more than 50 scholarly articles in respected journals like the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Strategic Management Journal. His publications have been cited over 5,600 times by scholars in 65 countries. His book, Economic Foundations of Strategy has been adopted by over 30 top doctoral programs. Mahoney is an editor for the International Journal of Strategic Change Management and the Strategic Management Journal, and he contributes to 21 additional journals. Mahoney’s passionate teaching has garnered him many outstanding teacher awards since coming to Illinois in 1988. In that time he also served on 47 completed doctoral dissertation committees and currently serves on 8 others that are in progress.

You may recall that Joe is also this year’s recipient of the Academy of Management’s Irwin Award. Way to go, Joe!

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. David Hoopes  |  21 April 2011 at 10:58 am

    Congratulations Joe! That’s great.

  • 2. srp  |  21 April 2011 at 8:26 pm

    Excellent news! Congratulations!

    Does a caterpillar chair have all-terrain capability?

  • 3. Warren Miller  |  21 April 2011 at 11:18 pm

    Bravo, Joe!!!!

  • 4. Jongwook Kim  |  22 April 2011 at 11:45 am

    Yes, congratulations!!

    I thought Caterpillar, as a maker of earth-moving equipment (EME), can move earth.

  • 5. Peter Klein  |  22 April 2011 at 11:55 am

    The real question: after the first year, does it change into the Butterfly Chair?

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