Mendoza School of Business


John Busenbark

Assistant Professor
Management & Organization
 574-631-1735
  351 Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications

John R. Busenbark is an assistant professor in the Management & Organization Department of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He received a PhD in Strategic Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and he received an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. John's primary research interests include corporate governance and research methods. Within corporate governance, John studies the information economics of how managers can ameliorate unfavorable reactions to negative events in their organizations by voluntarily disclosing information to capital market participants. John's research methods interests include endogeneity, non-spherical disturbances, model specification, and construct operationalization. In addition to his research, John serves in a leadership position of the Research Methods Community in the Strategic Management Society. He is also a referee for some of the field's top journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Organizational Research Methods, among many others.

Education
Ph D, Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business
MBA, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
BS, Indiana University

Areas of Expertise
Corporate Governance
Research Methods
Information Economics
Strategic Leadership

"How the severity gap influences the effect of top actor performance on outcomes following a violation", (With Nathan Marshall, Brian Miller, Michael Pfarrer), Strategic Management Journal - Accepted (awaiting publication)

"Divided we fall: How ratios undermine research in strategic management", (With S. Trevis Certo, Jeff LePine, Matias Kalm), Organizational Research Methods

"BS in the boardroom: Benevolent sexism and board chair orientations", (With Abbie Oliver, Ryan Krause, Matias Kalm), Strategic Management Journal, 39

"Foreshadowing as impression management: Illuminating the path for security analysts", (With Don Lange, S. Trevis Certo), Strategic Management Journal, 12

"A review of the internal capital allocation literature: Piecing together the capital allocation puzzle", (With Robert Wiseman, Mathias Arrfelt, Hyun-Soo Woo), Journal of Management, 43

"Sample selection bias and Heckman models in strategic management research", (With S. Trevis Certo, Hyun-Soo Woo, Mathew Semadeni), Strategic Management Journal, 37

"Toward a Configurational Perspective on the CEO: A review and synthesis of management literature", (With Ryan Krause, Steven Boivie, Scott Graffin), Journal of Management, 42