Carnegie Mellon University

Jeffrey Williams

Jeffrey R. Williams

Professor of Strategy, Emeritus

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 5208
  • 412-268-3589
Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Education

  • University of Michigan - Ph D - 1977
  • - MBA - 1972
  • University of Michigan - BS - 1968

Publications

  • Competitive Innovation in the U.S. Airline Industry
    Contemporary Perspectives on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Michael Weiss)
    Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg 2, 2012

  • Managing Your Firm’s Cash Flow Recovery Strategy

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Aditya Rajkumar)
    International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences 3(1), 2011

  • How Platform Innovators Win

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Gezinus Hidding , John Sviokla)
    Journal of Business Strategy 32(2), 2010; 29-37

  • The IT Platform Principle: The First Shall Not Be First

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Gezinus Hidding, John Sviokla)
    Wall Street Journal Business Insight (in collaboration with the Sloan Management Review), 2010

  • Valuing the Options Components of Business Strategies
    The Valuation Handbook

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, Andrew Sutherland)
    Wiley, 2009; 334-366

  • Complementary Resources' Role in First Movers and Followers in I.T. industries

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, G. Hidding, T. Wilson, T. Kuncheri)
    Journal of Information Science and Technology 5(3), 2008

  • Historical Analysis of First-Mover Advantage in IT Driven Markets

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, G. Hidding)
    Isoneworld, 2005

  • Managing Diversity Across Modern Markets
    Managing The Global Network Corporation

    2003; 122-134

  • Sources of Economic Rent in the Deregulated Airline Industry
    Classics In Transportation Analysis

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, E. Bailey)
    2001; 173-202

  • Sustainability Analysis for Competitive Intelligence: Success Factors for the New Economy
    Business Information Management: Alternatives and Adaptive Futures

    Macmillan Press, 1999

  • Renewable Advantage: Crafting Strategy Through Economic Time

    The Free Press, 1998

  • Sustainability Analysis for Competitive Intelligence: Success Factors for the New Economy

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, G. Hidding)
    Competitive Intelligence Review 8(1), 1997; 33-39

  • Evolution of Vertical Policy: U.S. Steel's Century of Commitment to the Mesabi

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, T. Griffith)
    Industrial and Corporate Change 5(1), 1996; 147-175

  • Impact of Organization Structure on Oligopolistic Pricing

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, R. Cyert, P. Kumar)
    Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 26, 1995; 1-15

  • Strategy and the Search for Rents: The Evolution of Diversity Among Firms
    Fundamental Issues in Strategy

    Harvard Press, 1994; 229-247

  • Information, Market Imperfections, and Strategy

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, R. Cyert, P. Kumar)
    Strategic Management Journal 14, 1993; 47-58

  • Organizations, Decision Making and Strategy

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, R. Cyert)
    Strategic Management Journal Special Issue 14, 1993

  • How Sustainable is Your Competitive Advantage?

    California Management Review 34(3), 1992; 29-51

  • Aligning CIM Strategies to Different Markets

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, R. Nowak)
    Journal of Long Range Planning 23(1), 1990; 126-135

  • Creo Que Ya No Estamos en Kansas

    Resumenes of Textos Sobre Gestion Directiva, 1989

  • Conglomerates Revisited

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, B. Paez, L. Sanders)
    Strategic Management Journal 9(5), 1988; 403-414

  • Sources of Economic Rent in the Deregulated Airline Industry

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, E. Bailey)
    Journal of Law and Economics XXXI(10), 1988; 173-202

  • Frequency Domain Analysis along the Competitive Spectrum

    (author(s): Jeffrey Williams, M. DeMiroz)
    IASTED Proceedings, 1987

  • Competitive Strategy Valuation

    The Journal of Business Strategy 4(4), 1984; 36-46

  • Organizational Impact of Product Market Choice
    Strategic Marketing and Management

    Wiley, 1984; 347-356

  • Technological Evolution and Competitive Response

    Strategic Management Journal 4(1), 1983; 56-66

  • Product Portfolio Management, Competition, and Public Policy

    Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission, 1981

  • Benrus Corporation
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 358-368

  • Hamilton Watch Company (B)
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 347-357

  • Jerome W. Robbins
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 514-522

  • Note on the Life Insurance Industry
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 369-412

  • Note on the Steel Service Center Industry
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 188-191

  • Note on the World Wristwatch Industry: 1973-1976
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 537-544

  • The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States (F), (G), (H)
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 439-471

  • University Cellar
    Business Policy and Planning: Text And Cases

    Prentice-Hall, 1977; 8-19

Awards and Honors

  • Tepper School of Business - George Leland Bach Teaching Award (2012)
  • Carnegie Mellon University GSIA - George Leland Bach Teaching Award (1993)
  • Pacific Telesis Foundation - Best Paper in Management (1992)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation - Steel Competitiveness Grant (1991)
  • Andersen Consulting - Information Planning Grant (1988)
  • Carnegie Mellon University GSIA - George Leland Bach Teaching Award (1985)

University Service

  • Basecamp "The Integrated View", Student Event - Presentation (2012 - 2012)
  • TEPPER MBA CAREER SERVICES ADVISORY (2009 - 2010)
  • TEPPER FAC RESEARCH AWARD: R. WEIL (2008 - 2009)
  • TEPPER MBA PLACEMENT ADVISORY (2007 - 2008)
  • TEPPER FAC RESEARCH AWARD: R. WEIL (2006 - 2007)
  • TEPPER FAC RECRUITMENT (STRATEGY) (2005 - 2006)

Consulting

  • MSA (January 2003 - 2005)
  • McKinsey (January 2000 - June 2001)
  • Lockheed Martin (January 1997 - 1999)
  • Abbott Laboratories (January 1998 - January 1999)
  • National Semiconductor (January 1994 - June 1995)
  • IBM (January 1992 - March 1993)
  • Mellon Bank (January 1988 - 1988)

Professional Activities

  • Business Innovation and Research
  • California Management Review
  • Journal of Economics and Management Strategy
  • Journal of Strategic Management Education
  • Board of Directors, Lord Corporation, Strategic Planning Committee
  • Management Science
  • National Science Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Online Choice
  • Planning Forum Executive Committee
  • Sloan Management Review
  • Strategic Planning Society
  • Strategic Organization (January 2006 -)
  • Member, Lord Corporation Board Strategic Planning Committee (January 2002 -)
  • Strategic Management Journal (January 2002 -)