Publications / Research


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Institutional logics
  • Corporate governance
  • Leadership
  • Business ethics.

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

  • Almandoz, J. & Tilcsick, A. “When Experts Become Liabilities: Domain Experts on Boards and Organizational Failure.” Academy of Management Journal, Volume 49, No. 4. 2016, pp 1124-1149
  • Almandoz, J. 2014.  “Founding Teams as Carriers of Competing Logics: When Institutional Forces Predict Banks’ Risk Exposure”, Administrative Science Quarterly, 59 (3), 442 – 473
  • Almandoz, J. 2012, “Arriving at the Starting Line: The impact of Community and Financial Logics on New Banking Ventures.” Academy of Management Journal, 55 (6), 1381–1406
  • Marquis, C., Guthrie, D. & Almandoz, J. 2012,”State activism and the hidden incentives behind bank acquisitions.” Social Science Research, Volume 41, Issue 1, January 2012, pp. 130-145

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Almandoz, J., Marquis, C. & Cheely, M. “Drivers of Community Strength: An Institutional Logics Perspective on Geographical and Affiliation Based Communities.” Forthcoming. Greenwood, R., et al (Eds.). The Sage handbook of organizational institutionalism, 2nd Edition
  • Almandoz, J., Lee, M. & Cheely, M. “Different shades of green: The impact of complex and uncertain environments in the strategies of innovative hybrid organizations.”  Forthcoming. Marc-David L. Seidel and Henrich R. Greve. (Eds.) Research in the Sociology of Organizations
  • Marquis, C., Huang, Z., & Almandoz, J. 2011, Explaining the Loss of Community: Competing Logics and Institutional Change in the US Banking Industry, in Christopher Marquis, Michael Lounsbury, Royston Greenwood (ed.) Communities and Organizations (Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Volume 33), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.177-213

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Tilcsik, András; Almandoz, John,” Experts on corporate boards: more is not always better”. LSE Business Review. October 20, 2016
  • Tilcsik, András; Almandoz, John, “When having Too Many Experts on the Board Backfires”. Harvard Business Review, August 29, 2016
  • Marquis, C. & Almandoz, J. April 2014. “Can an “Ethical” Bank Support Guns and Fracking?” Harvard Business Review, Vol. 92, No. 4, pp 123 – 127
  • Almandoz, J., “What Are the Logics Driving Your Firm? For Love or Money”, IESE Insight, No. 16, First Quarter 2013, pp 19 – 26

PRESENTATIONS

  • Almandoz, J. When Experts Become Liabilities: Bankers, Boards, and Bank Failures. Refereed Conference Presentation. Academy of Management, Vancouver, August 2015
  • Almandoz, J. Founding Teams as Carriers of Competing Logics: When Institutional Forces Predict Banks’ Risk Exposure. Novak Druce Centre for Professional Service Firms. University of Oxford, November 2014
  • Almandoz, J. & Lee, M. Different Shades of Green: A Dynamic Process Model of Logic Imprinting in Innovative Hybrid Organizations. Refereed Conference Presentation. Academy of Management. Philadelphia, August 2014
  • Almandoz, J. Banks’ Exposure to Liquidity Risk: An Institutional Explanation Rooted in Founding Teams. Refereed Conference Presentation. Academy of Management, Orlando, August 2013
  • Almandoz, J. When Experts Become Liabilities: Bankers, Boards, and Bank Failures.  The Inaugural Paul R. Lawrence Conference: Connecting Rigor and Relevance in Institutional Analysis. Harvard, June, 2013
  • Almandoz, J. Explaining Banks’ Appetite for Growth and Risk through the Institutional Embeddedness of Founding Boards. Refereed Conference Presentation. Academy of Management, Boston, August 2012
  • Almandoz, J. Balancing risk and reward: The impact of community and financial logics in bank founding groups. Refereed Conference Presentation. Academy of Management, San Antonio, August 2011
  • Almandoz, J. Arriving at the Starting Line: The Impact of Community and Business Logics on New Banking Ventures. Harvard-MIT Economic Sociology Seminar. Cambridge, MA, October 2010
  • Almandoz, J. Starting Local Banks: Impact of Community and Business Logics on Founding Teams.  Work, Organizations and Markets Seminar. Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, October 2010
  • Almandoz, J. Arriving at the Starting Line: The Impact of Community and Business Logics on New Banking Ventures. Refereed Conference Presentation. Academy of Management, Montreal, August 2010
  • Almandoz, J. The Invisible Hand and the Good of Communities: How Institutional Logics Matter in Local Banks. Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Society, Boston, MA, March 2010
  • Almandoz, J. Surprising Effects of Community and Business Logics in Local Bank Startups. Work, Organizations and Markets Seminar. Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, November 2009
  • Almandoz, J. Starting De Novo Banks: Bringing the Right Directors On Board.  Work, Organizations and Markets Seminar. Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, March 2008
  • Almandoz, J. Producing Meaning at Work: Affective forecasting and Job Satisfaction. Work, Organizations and Markets Seminar. Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, April 2007

TEACHING

  • Leadership/ Organizational Behavior- MBA (Fall 2012-2016), EMBA (Fall 2011-2013), GEMBA (2012-2016)
  • Human Resources- SEP (2014-2015), GEMBA (2015-2016)
  • Self-Management- MBA (2014-2015)
  • Conflict Workshop- MBA (2015)
  • Teambuilding Workshop- MBA (2012-present)
  • Feedback Workshop- MBA (2015)
  • Managing Creative Talent- (Executive education)

COURSE MATERIALS

  • Almandoz, J., “Cementing the future: Argamassa Construction Materials (A)”, IESE, DPO-372-E, 6/2016
  • Almandoz, J., “Cementing the future: Argamassa Construction Materials (B)”, IESE, DPO-373-E, 6/2016
  • Almandoz, J., “Cementing the future: Argamassa Construction Materials (C)”, IESE, DPO-374-E, 6/2016
  • Saka, F.; Cheely, M.; Lee, Y.; Almandoz, J., “Koji Yamada in India (A): Managing an India-Japan Joint Venture”, IESE, DPO-347-E, 10/2015
  • Saka, F.; Cheely, M.; Lee, Y.; Almandoz, J., “Koji Yamada in India (B): Managing an India-Japan Joint Venture”, IESE, DPO-348-E, 10/2015
  • Saka, F.; Cheely, M.; Lee, Y.; Almandoz, J., “Koji Yamada in India (C): Managing an India-Japan Joint Venture”, IESE, DPO-349-E, 10/2015
  • Saka, F.; Cheely, M.; Lee, Y.; Almandoz, J. “Koji Yamada in India (D): Managing an India-Japan Joint Venture”, IESE, DPO-350-E, 10/2015
  • Almandoz, J., “Giorgio Francone: Talent at a Crossroads (A)”, IESE, DPO-337-E, 12/2014
  • Almandoz, J., “Giorgio Francone: Talent at a Crossroads (B)”, IESE, DPO-338-E, 12/2014
  • Nalda Clúa, V.; Almandoz, J., “Barend Linker en Nedpork (A): ¿Un salto hacia adelante?”, IESE, DPO-275, 04/2013
  • Nalda Clúa, V.; Almandoz, J., “Barend Linker en Nedpork (B): ¿Un salto hacia adelante?”, IESE, DPO-276, 04/2013
  • Marquis, C.; Almandoz, J, “First Green Bank: Bringing Bloom to Desert Landscapes”, Harvard Business School Publishing, 413-073, 03/2013
  • Marquis, C.; Almandoz, J, “New Resource Bank: In Pursuit of Green”, Harvard Business School, N9-411-091; 412-060, 09/2011

SERVICE

  • Academic Director of New York Campus and of Programs for Associated Schools (2014-Present)
  • Academic Director of Program for Leadership Development (2016-present)
  • Team Mentor for MBA and GEMBA participants (2011-present)
  • Team Building Workshop for IESE NY Staff (2016)
  • Executive Committee Member of IESE NY (2014-present)