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Dr. Candace Ybarra

Associate Professor, Associate Dean, Academic Programs
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Expertise: Strategic Management; Strategic Alliances; Trust; Resource Based View of Firm
Office Location: Beckman Hall 307F
Phone: (714) 744-7094
San Diego State University, Bachelor of Science
San Diego State University, Master of Business Admin.
University of California, Irvine, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Management. Ph.D., University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ybarra's research centers on strategic alliances, corporate structures and evaluation criteria in organizations. Her research has appeared in leading academic journals such as Strategic Management Journal and Organization Science. Her teaching interests include strategic management, international business and business and society. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Ybarra worked as a financial analyst for Cox Cable and as a financial consultant for real estate investors/developers in San Diego, Calif.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Turk, T. and C. Ybarra (2018). Property rights and value creation in organizations. Journal of Marketing and Strategic Management. Vol.12: 7-24.
Turk, T. A., Ybarra, C. E., Goh, J., Hsu, J., & Li, L. 2016. Shareholder Value and the Risk Effects of Strategic Alliances. Journal of Marketing and Strategic Management, Vol. 10.
McCarter, M., Kopelman, S. Turk, T., Ybarra, C, 2012. Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth- How Anticommons Resources Emerge in Organizations. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, Boston.
Turk, T. A. & Ybarra, C. E., 2011. “Commitment to High-Tech Strategic Alliances: A Comparison of Direct-Com¬petitor and Non-Competitor Alliances”, Strategic Management Review, 5(1), pp. 1-21.
Ybarra, C. E. & Turk, T. A. 2011. “Strategic Alliances with Competing Firms and Shareholder Value”, Journal of Management and Marketing Research, Vol. 6.