Name: John Stephan
Title: Associate Professor of Management, Business Policy and Strategy
Office Location: Dyson 355
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2916
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Interests: Dr. Stephan received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1998. He also earned his MBA from Columbia and got his B.A. from the College of William and Mary in Virginia in 1978.
He has taught at Pace University, St. John's University, The University at Buffalo and Florida Atlantic University. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of competitive interaction between firms. In addition, his conducts research looking at the pedagogical challenges associated with teaching capstone courses in Strategy.

Publications: Stephan, J., J.P. Murmann, W. Boeker and J. Goodstein, "Bringing Managers into Theories of Multimarket Competition: CEOs and the Determinants of Market Entry," Organization Science.

Stephan, J. and W. Boeker, "Getting to Multimarket Competition: How Multimarket Contact Affects Firm's Market Entry Decisions," in J.A.C. Baum and H. Greve (eds.), Advances in Strategic Management, volume 18.

Stephan, J., D.H. Parente and R.C. Brown, , "Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Balancing Functional and Integrative Knowledge using Large Scale Simulations in Capstone Business Strategy Classes," Journal of Management Education.

Boeker, W., J. Goodstein, J. Stephan and J.P. Murmann, "Competition in a Multimarket environment: The Case of Market Exit," Organization Science.

Goodstein, J., W. Boeker and J. Stephan, "Competitive Dynamics, Professional Interests and Strategic Flexibility: A Political Perspective on Organizational Contracting," Strategic Management Journal.