Carnegie Mellon University

Linda Argote

Linda Argote

David M. Kirr and Barbara A. Kirr Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory; Director, Center of Organizational Learning, Innovation and Knowledge

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 5104
  • 412-268-3683
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5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study

Organizational Behavior and Theory

Education

  • University of Michigan - Ph D - 1979
  • Tulane University - BS - 1975

Publications

  • Handbook of Group and Organizational Learning

    (author(s): L. Argote & J. M. Levine)
    Oxford: Oxford University, in press

  • Jack of All, Master of Some: Knowledge Networks and Innovation

    (author(s): E. H. Hwang, P. V. Singh, & L. Argote)
    Information Systems Research, in press

  • The Effects of Communication Networks and Turnover on Transactive Memory and Group Performance

    (author(s): L. Argote, B. Aven, & J. A. Kush)
    Organization Science, 29(2), 2018, 191-201

  • Organizational Learning and Management of Technology

    (author(s): Linda Argote, M. Hora)
    Production and Operations Management, 26(4), 2017; 579-590

  • Learning by Doing in Multi-Product Manufacturing: Variety, Customizations and Overlapping Product Generations

    (author(s): C. Egelman, Dennis Epple, Linda Argote, E. R. H. Fuchs)
    Management Science 63(2), 2017; 405-423

  • Knowledge Transfer in Organizations: The Roles of Members, Tasks, Tools and Networks

    (author(s): Linda Argote, C. Fahrenkopf)
    Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 136, 2016; 146-159

  • Routines and Transactive Memory Systems: Creating, Coordinating, Retaining and Transferring Knowledge in Organizations

    (author(s): Linda Argote, J. Guo)
    Research in Organizational Behavior 36, 2016; 65-84

  • Knowledge Utilization, Coordination, and Team Performance

    (author(s): Ray Reagans, Ella Miron-Spektor, Linda Argote)
    Organization Science 27(5), 2016; 1084-1107

  • Exploration versus Exploitation: Emotions and Performance as Antecedents and Consequences of Team Decisions

    (author(s): D. Hakonsson, J. Eskildsen, Linda Argote, D. Monster, R. Burton, B. Obel)
    Strategic Management Journal 37(6), 2016; 985-1001

  • Behavioral Theories of Organization
    International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Science (2nd ed.)

    (author(s): H. Greve, Linda Argote)
    Oxford: Elsevier, 2015

  • Knowledge Sharing in Online Knowledge Communities: Learning to Cross Geographic and Hierarchical Boundaries

    (author(s): E. Hwang, Param Singh, Linda Argote)
    Organization Science 26(6), 2015; 1593-1611

  • Organizational Learning: Creating, retaining and transferring knowledge, 2nd edition

    Springer, 2013

  • Transactive Memory Systems: Micro Foundations of Dynamic Capabilities

    (author(s): Linda Argote, Y. Ren)
    Journal of Management Studies 49(8), 2012; 1375-1382

  • Transactive Memory Systems 1985-2010: An Integrative Framework of Key Dimension, Antecedents and Consequences

    (author(s): Y. Ren, Linda Argote)
    Academy of Management Annals 5, 2011; 189-230

  • Organizational Learning: From Experience To Knowledge

    (author(s): Linda Argote, Ella Miron-Spektor)
    Organization Science 22(5), 2011; 1123-1137

  • Individual Experience and Experience Working Together: Predicting Learning Rates from Knowing Who Knows What and Knowing How to Work Together

    (author(s): Ray Reagans, Linda Argote, D. Brooks)
    Management Science 51(6), 2005; 869-881

  • Knowledge Transfer Between Groups via Personnel Rotation: Effects of Social Identity and Knowledge Quality

    (author(s): A. Kane, Linda Argote, J. Levine)
    Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 96(1), 2005; 56-71

  • Knowledge Transfer in Organizations: A Basis for Competitive Advantage in Firms

    (author(s): Linda Argote, P. Ingram)
    Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 82(1), 2000; 150-169

  • Group versus Individual Training and Group-Performance: The Mediating Role of Transactive Memory

    (author(s): D. Liang, R. Moreland, Linda Argote)
    Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 21, 1995; 384-393

  • The Acquisition, Transfer, and Depreciation of Knowledge in Service Organizations: Productivity in Franchises

    (author(s): E. Darr, Linda Argote, Dennis Epple)
    Management Science 41(11), 1995; 1750-1762

  • Organizational Learning Curves: A Method for Investigating Intra-Plant Transfer of Knowledge Acquired Through Learning by Doing

    (author(s): Dennis Epple, Linda Argote, Rukmini Devadas)
    Organization Science 2(1), 1991; 58-70

  • The Persistence and Transfer of Learning in Industrial Settings

    (author(s): Linda Argote, S. BECKMAN, Dennis Epple)
    Management Science 36(2), 1990; 140-154

  • Learning Curves in Manufacturing

    (author(s): Linda Argote, Dennis Epple)
    Science 247(4945), 1990; 920-924

Awards and Honors

  • The Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) - Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups (2018)
  • Article with Paul Ingram, "Knowledge Transfer in Organizations: A Basis for Competitive Advantage in Firms" identified as one of most influential papers published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes during its first 50 years (2016)
  • Strategic Management Society - Distinguished Scholar, Knowledge and Innovation Interest Group (2013)
  • Academy of Management - Fellow (2013)
  • Organization and Management Theory Division, Academy of Management - Distinguished Scholar (2012)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) - Distinguished Scholar, Technology Management Section (TMS) (2011)
  • SIdney Sussex College, University of Cambridge,UK - Fellow (2011)
  • Judge Cambridge Business School - Montezemolo Visiting Professor of Marketing, Strategy and Innovation (2011)
  • Aarhus School of Business - Visiting Professor (2010)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) - Fellow (2008)
  • Association for Psychological Science (APS) - Fellow (2006)
  • Center for Analytical Research in Technology (CART) , Carnegie Mellon University - Research Frontier Award (2006)
  • Management Science - Paper with Eric Darr and Dennis Epple, "The Acquisition, Transfer and Depreciation of Knowledge in Service Organization: Productivity in Franchises," cited as one of the most influential research papers published in Management Science during its first 50 years (2004)
  • Academy of Management - Finalist, Terry Book Award (2000)
  • Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - Finalist, George Leland Bach Award for Excellence in Teaching (1997)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1975)

University Service

  • CMU Provost Search, Committee Member (2014 - 2015)
  • Organizational Behavior and Theory Recruiting Committee, Committee Chair (2013 - 2014)
  • CMU Vice President of Research Search Committee, Committee Member (2013 - 2014)

Consulting

  • ICF International (2014 - 2015)

Professional Activities

  • National Academy of Engineering, Steering Committee on Preparing the Engineering And Technical Workforce for Adaptability and Resilience to Change (2017-2018)
  • Chair, Academy of Management OMT Division, Best Paper Selection Committee (2017, 2018)
  • Chair, Search Committee, Organization Science Editor-in-Chief (2016)
  • Member, National Science Foundation, Review Panel (2014)
  • Search Committee, Management Science , Editor-in-Chief (2013)
  • Member, National Science Foundation , Review Panel (2013)
  • Vice President, of Publications, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) (January 2011 - December 2012)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Organization Science (January 2004 - 2010)
  • Search Committee , Management Science , Editor-in-Chief (2008)
  • Represented the Division of Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences of the National Science Foundation, Budget Roll-Out to Congress (2008)
  • Committee of Visitors, National Science Foundation, Economics, Decision and Management Science Cluster of the Division of Social, Behavioral and Economic Science (2007)
  • Committee of Visitors, National Science Foundation, Economics, Decision and Management Science Cluster of the Division of Social, Behavioral and Economic Science (2004)
  • Invited Participant, National Research Council, Committee on Human Factors, Panel on Human Error (2002)
  • Board of Governors, Academy of Management (January 2000 - 2002)
  • Departmental Editor, Management Science (January 1995 - 2002)
  • Member, National Science Foundation, Review Panel (2000)
  • Member, National Science Foundation, Review Panel (1992)
  • Member, National Science Foundation, Review Panel (1986)

Courses Taught

  • Managing Networks & Organizations (45741)
    • 2018 Mini 4 Section: M
  • Organizational Learning Strategic Mgmt (45842)
    • 2016 Mini 2 Section: A, E
  • Org Lrng & Strat Mgt (70437)
    • 2015 Section: A
  • Organizational Learning And Strategic Management (45842)
    • 2015 Mini 2 Section: A, M
  • Learning Processes in Organizations (47899)
    • 2015 Mini 3 Section: A
    • 2014 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2012 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2010 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2008 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2006 Mini 1 Section: A
  • ORG LRNG & STRAT MGT (70437)
    • 2014 Section: A, A
  • Organizational Learning and Strategic Management (45842)
    • 2014 Mini 2 Section: A, M
  • Organizational Learning and Strategy (45842)
    • 2013 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Seminar in Groups in Organizations (47896)
    • 2013 Mini 4 Section: A
  • Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management (45842)
    • 2012 Mini 2 Section: A, E
  • Knowledge Mgt & Organizational Learning (45899)
    • 2012 Mini 3 Section: E
    • 2011 Mini 3 Section: A, M
    • 2010 Mini 3 Section: E, M
    • 2009 Mini 3 Section: E, M
    • 2008 Mini 3 Section: E, M
    • 2007 Mini 3 Section: E, M
    • 2006 Mini 3 Section: E, M
  • Organizational Behavior and Design (45964)
    • 2012 Mini 3 Section: M
  • Spec. Topics in OB&T:New Direcions in OrgSc (47948)
    • 2012 Mini 4 Section: A
  • Organizational Design Project (45963)
    • 2011 Mini 1 Section: A
  • Seminar in Organizational Theory (macro) (47892)
    • 2010 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2007 Mini 2 Section: A
    • 2005 Mini 2 Section: A