Stephen Standifird, Ph.D.

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Stephen Standifird, Ph.D.

Stephen Standifird, Ph.D.
MSEL Faculty

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Curriculum Vita

    MSEL Faculty

    • Ph.D. University of Oregon, Organization Studies and Organization Theory
    • MBA Northwestern University, Strategic Management and Organization Behavior
    • B.S. Purdue University, Chemical Engineering
    Stephen Standifird is Dean of the Butler College of Business. Prior to joining Butler University in 2014, Standifird served as the dean of the business school at the University of Evansville. He previously held the positions of Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs and Director of Undergraduate Programs, both at the University of San Diego. Standifird earned the B.S. in chemical engineering from Purdue University (1989) before earning the Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University (1994), and a Ph.D. in Organization Studies from the University of Oregon (1999). During his career in higher education, he has served as a visiting lecturer at the Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management in Warsaw, Poland, has been published more than two dozen times in nearly as many publications, and has presented at numerous conferences. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Management Inquiry and Corporate Reputation Review.

    Selected Current Research

    Conference Proceeding

    Whitney, G.,Standifird, S. (2003). MGD Technologies and Teaching Notes. Procedeeding of the Western Decision Sciences Institute

    Written Case with Instructional Material

    Whitney, G.,Standifird, S. (2010). Sliver Sales Company and Silver Sales Company Teaching Note. Ivey Publishing

    Journal Article, Academic Journal

    Randell, A.,Jaussi, K.,Standifird, S. (2009). Organizational responses to negative evaluation by external stakeholders: The role of organizational identity characteristics in organizational response formulation. Business and Society, 48 (4), 438-466.

    Standifird, S. (2009). From faculty to administrator: The time management challenge. Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 5 (1), 25-30.

    Standifird, S.,Leonard, J. (2009). Rankings as a lever for improving program performance. Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 5 (1)

    Barkacs, L.,Standifird, S. (2008). Gender Distinctions and Empathy in Negotiation. Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict, 12 (1), 83-92.

    Moshavi, D.,Dana, S.,Standifird, S.,Pons, F. (2008). Gender effects in the business school classroom: A social power perspective. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 10 (1), 3-17.

    Standifird, S.,Pons, F.,Moshavi, D. (2008). Influence tactics in the business classroom and their relationship to student satisfaction. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 6 (1), 109-126.

    Standifird, S.,Weinstein, M. (2007). The transaction cost economics of market-based exchange: The impact of reputation and third party verification agencies. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 14 (3), 409-431.

    Standifird, S.,Globerman, S. (2005). Identifying Liability of Foreignness Using ebay Auction Results. Global Business and Finance Review, 10 (2), 35-48.

    Standifird, S.,Marshall, R. (2005). Organizational Resource Bundles and Institutional Change in the US Organic Food and Agricultural Certification Sector. Organization and Environment, 18 (3), 265-286.

    Standifird, S.,Roelofs, M.,Durham, Y. (2004). eBay's But It Now Function and the Impact on Bidder Behavior. International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 9 (2), 167-176.

    Globerman, S.,Roehl, T.,Standifird, S. (2001). Globalization and e-commerce: Inferences from retail brokering. Journal of International Business Studies, 32 (4), 749-768.

    Standifird, S. (2001). Conceptual bonds: Network analysis as a way of understanding institutional rigidity. Emergence, 3 (3), 7-21.

    Standifird, S. (2001). Reputation and e-commerce: eBay auctions and the asymmetric impact of positive and negative ratings. Journal of Management, 27 (3), 279-295.

    Standifird, S.,Marshall, S. (2000). The transaction cost advantage of guanxi-based business practices. Journal of World Business, 35 (1), 21-42.

    Weinstein, M.,Standifird, S. The Advent of the Internet and the On-line Book Trade: The Role of Managerial Cognition and the Liabilities of Experience. Academy of Strategic Management Journal

    Journal Article, Professional Journal

    Standifird, S. (2006). Using guanxi to establish reputation in China. Corporate Reputation Review, 9 (3), 171-178.

    Standifird, S.,Webb, E. (2006). Seasoned Equity Offerings In Emerging Markets: Poland's Experience. Journal of Emerging Markets, 11 (1), 5-15.

    Standifird, S. (2005). Reputation Among Peer Academic Institutions: An Investigation of the US News and World Report's Rankings. Corporate Reputation Review, 8 (3), 233-244.

    Standifird, S. (2003). Institutional Stability and Organizational Reputation: The Impact for Firms Traded on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Corporate Reputation Review, 6 (2), 133-146.

    Standifird, S.,Sandvig, C. (2002). Control of B2B e-commerce and the impact on the Industry Structure. First Monday, 7 (9)

    Standifird, S.,Weinstein, M. (2002). Establishing Legitimacy in Emerging Markets: An Empirical Comparison of the Warsaw, Budapest, and Prague Stock Exchanges. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 4 (2), 143-163.

    Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal

    Durham, Y.,Roelofs, M.,Standifird, S. (2004). eBay's Buy it Now Function: Who, when, and how. Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy, 4 (1), 1-22.

    Standifird, S. (2002). Online Auctions and the Importance of Reputation Types. Electronic Markets, 12 (1), 58-62.

    Book, Chapter in Non-Scholarly Book-New

    Standifird, S.,Pons, F. (2006). Marketing of Professional Soccer in the US: Some Lessons to be Learned. M. Desborders Ed. Marketing and Football: An International Perspective