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David Maslach
Assistant Professor

 


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ACADEMIC SPECIALTY:
Strategic Management

DEGREE:

Ph.D., General Management, Western University
M.A.Sc., Management Science, University of Waterloo
B.A.Sc., Chemical Engineering (Sociology Minor), University of Waterloo


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Organizational Learning
Innovation of Advanced Technologies
Technological Failure

 

Professor Maslach is interested in how people organize, how people manufacture advanced technologies, and how people come to understand such cutting-edge technologies. Professor Maslach has also studied how firms learn about the risks of failure (i.e. problems, errors, flaws, malfunctions) and how firms deal with these risks as they innovate. 

David Maslach - Vita (PDF)

 

SELECTED PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Lamont, B., King, D., Maslach, D., M. Schwerdtfeger, and J. Tienari.
“Managerial Capacity and Integration Success in Knowledge-Based
Acquisitions" Forthcoming. R&D Management.

Maslach, D., O. Branzei, C. Rerup, and M. Zbaracki. 2018. “Noise as a signal in learning from rare events.” Organization Science. 29(2): 225-246. https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoi.org%2F10.1287%2Forsc.2017.1179&token=v1dZIVVCtTbTkpWDmQWbBNEPpZnveJtnYVl4X5c1Qes%3D
   
Desai, V., P. Madsen, D. Maslach. 2017. “Organizational learning from failure: Present theory and future inspirational inquiries.” Handbook of Group and Organizational Learning. Ed. L. Argote and J. Levine. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
   
Maslach, D. 2016. “Change and persistence with failed technological innovation.” Strategic Management Journal, (37) 4: 714-723.
   
Bhandary, A. and D. Maslach. 2016. “Organizational memory.” The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management. Ed. M. Augier and D. Teece. London, UK: Palgrave MacMillan.
   
Maslach, D., C., Madsen, P., and V. Desai, C. Liu. 2015. “The robust beauty of “Little Ideas”: Comments on the Past and Future of A Behavioral Theory of the Firm. Journal of Management Inquiry. 24(3): 318-320.
   
Liu, Chengwei, David Maslach, Vinit Desai, and Peter Madsen. 2015. “The first 50 years and the next 50 years of A Behavioral Theory of the Firm: An interview with James G. March.” Journal of Management Inquiry. 242(2): 149-155. 

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • FSU College of Business Core Values Award (“for excellence, integrity, respect, leadership and/or innovation”) 
  • 6 Academy of Management Outstanding Reviewer Awards, BPS Division 
  • Finalist for OMT Best Symposium, Academy of Management 
  • Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship 

 

INTERESTING FACTS

Professor Maslach grew up in Northern Canada on a diet of venison, moose and other game. Now that he lives in Florida with his wife (Lyndsey), two sons (Jack and Andrew), and two wild dogs (Maddie and Carlie), he has grown to love gator and crawfish! 

 



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