Oliver Schilke

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations

Assistant Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)

Oliver Schilke

McClelland Hall 405GG
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Trust
  • Organizational routines/capabilities
  • Institutional theory
  • Social cognition
  • Collaborations (including strategic alliances)

Degrees

Ph.D. in Sociology, UCLA, 2014

M.A. in Sociology, UCLA, 2010

Ph.D. in Management (Dr. rer. pol.), Witten Herdecke University, 2007

M.Sc. in Management (Diplom-Kaufmann), HHL – Leipzig Graduate

School of Management, 2003

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Oliver Schilke joined the Eller College of Management in 2014 after earning his PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He also had the opportunity to spend two years as a Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Department of Sociology. Dr. Schilke’s research interests can be summarized along the following three dimensions: At a theoretical level, he studies microinstitutional processes such as trust, routines, and legitimacy. At a substantive level, his research addresses interorganizational relationships, R&D, and entrepreneurship. At a methodological level, he utilizes experiments, surveys, and large archival data sets.

Areas of Expertise

  •  Trust 
  •  Organizational routines/capabilities
  •  Institutional theory
  •  Social cognition
  •  Collaborations (including strategic alliances)

Recent Journal Publications

  • Schilke, Oliver, & Gabriel Rossman. Forthcoming. "It’s only wrong if it’s transactional: Moral perceptions of obfuscated exchange." American Sociological Review
  • Schilke, Oliver, & Han Jiang. Forthcoming. "Embeddedness across governance modes: is there a link between pre-merger alliances and divestitures?" Academy of Management Discoveries.
  • Schilke, Oliver. 2018. "A micro-institutional inquiry into resistance to environmental pressures." Academy of Management Journal, 61(4), 1431-1466.
  • Schilke, Oliver, & Fabrice Lumineau. 2018. "The double-edged effect of contracts on alliance performance." Journal of Management, 44(7), 2827-2858.
  • Schilke, Oliver, Songcui Hu, & Constance Helfat. 2018. "Quo vadis, dynamic capabilities? A content-analytic review of the current state of knowledge and recommendations for future research.” Academy of Management Annals, 12(1), 390-439.
  • Reimann, Martin, Oliver Schilke, & Karen S. Cook. 2017. "Trust is heritable, whereas distrust is not." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(27), 7007-7012.
  • Schilke, Oliver, Gunnar Wiedenfels, Malte Brettel, & Lynne G. Zucker. 2017. "Interorganizational trust production contingent on product and performance uncertainty." Socio- Economic Review, 15(2), 307-330.
  • Schilke, Oliver, & Karen S. Cook. 2015. "Sources of alliance partner trustworthiness: integrating calculative and relational perspectives." Strategic Management Journal, 36 (2), 276–297.
  • Schilke, Oliver, Martin Reimann, & Karen S. Cook. 2015. "Power decreases trust in social exchange." Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 112(42), 12950-12955.
  • Schilke, Oliver. 2014. "Second-order dynamic capabilities: how do they matter?" Academy of Management Perspectives, 28(4), 368-380.
  • Rossman, Gabriel, & Oliver Schilke. 2014. "Close, but no cigar: the bimodal rewards to prize-seeking." American Sociological Review, 79(1), 86-108.
  • Schilke, Oliver. 2014. "On the contingent value of dynamic capabilities for competitive advantage: the nonlinear moderating effect of environmental dynamism." Strategic Management Journal, 35(2), 179-203.
  • Schilke, Oliver, Martin Reimann, & Karen S. Cook. 2013. "Effect of relationship experience on trust recovery following a breach." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(38), 15236-15241.
  • Schilke, Oliver, & Karen S. Cook. 2013. "A cross-level process theory of trust development in interorganizational relationships." Strategic Organization, 11(3), 281-303. 

Professional Associations

  • Academy of Management
  • American Sociological Association
  • Strategic Management Society

Editorships

  • Academy of Management Journal, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Management, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Trust Research, Editorial Board
  • Strategic Organization, Editorial Board