Dr. Tom Turk
- Santa Clara University, Bachelor of Science
University of California, Irvine, Ph.D.
Dr. Turk's research on corporate strategy, corporate governance, and executive compensation issues has appeared in leading academic journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Economic Inquiry, Human Relations, Journal of Management, Journal of High Technology Management, Strategic Management Review, and Journal of Economics and Business. His research on corporate governance, mergers and hostile takeovers has appeared in Corporate Governance and The Management of Corporate Acquisitions, both collections of articles by internationally recognized scholars. His current research focuses on improving resource allocation by applying property rights theory to the internal management of organizations.
Dr. Turk lectures widely in executive education programs for both public and private organizations. He frequently consults with businesses on strategic planning, strategic change, and executive compensation issues. Dr. Turk has provided management training and consulting services to over 100 clients, including Ford Motor Company, Koch Industries, Time Warner Communications, Boise Cascade, Toyota, Marsh McLennan, Allergan, First American Financial, and many other government, non-profit and for-profit organizations. He also serves as an expert witness on top executive compensation and business valuation issues.
Dr Turk’s current research and consulting assists firms in reducing bureaucracy and increasing their capacity to take entrepreneurial initiative.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
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.
Turk, T. A. 2015. "Matrix Organizations", Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management
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-Competitor and Non-Competitor Alliances”, Strategic Management Review, 5(1), pp. 23-43.
Ybarra, C. E. & Turk, T. A. 2011. “Strategic Alliances with Competing Firms and Shareholder Value”, Journal of Management and Marketing Research, Vol. 6.