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Philip Birnbaum-More
Professor Emeritus of Management and Organization

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-0744
Education: 
PhD, University of Washington; BA, UC-Berkeley

Overview

Phil Birnbaum-More specializes in competitive strategy formulation and implementation, especially in high technology firms in global markets. He has published three books on R&D management and organization design and more than 100 articles in scholarly and practitioner journals. He served as associate editor of the IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management and on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, and the Journal of High Technology Management. Business Week twice named Professor Birnbaum-More as one of the top faculty members at Marshall. Before joining USC, he was on the faculty at Indiana University.

Research

Birnbaum More, P. H., and Majchrzak, A. (2014) "Ideation in Emergent Teams: A Laboratory Study,".
Majchrzak, A., Birnbaum More, P. H., and Faraj, S. (2012) "Transcending Knowledge Differences in Cross-Functional Teams," Organization Science, 23 (July/August 2012), 951-970.
Majchrzak, A., and Birnbaum More, P. H. (2011) "Emergency! Web 2.0 to the Rescue!," Communications of the ACM, 54 (4), 125-132.
Majchrzak, A., Birnbaum More, P. H., and Johnson, J. (2011) "Clarifying the Role of Job Resources in Reducing Economic Job Strain,".
Majchrzak, A., Birnbaum More, P. H., and Johnson, J. (2011) "Practices to Improve Group Creativity: a Longitudinal Field Investigation," Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 45.
Birnbaum More, P. H., and Majchrzak, A. (2009) "BUILDING DYNAMIC CAPABILITIES THROUGH EMERGENT GROUPS IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD," Strategic Management Society Annual Conference.
Majchrzak, A., Birnbaum More, P. H., Johnson, J., Sengupta, K., and Wagner, C. (2008) "Using wikis to generate learning at ICIS 2007," ICIS 2008 Proceedings.
Majchrzak, A., and Birnbaum More, P. H. (2008) "The Use of Transformative Devices to Facilitate the Emergence of Knowledge Collaboration in Cross-Boundary Temporary Groups. Workshop on Digital Innovation," NSF Workshop on Digital Innovation .