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Luis Ballesteros

PhD Candidate

Research Interests: organizational decision-making under uncertainty, organizational learning and knowledge management, organizational responses to systemic risks, non-market strategy, firm-performance implications of corporate philanthropy, social-welfare implications of business strategy, business provision of collective goods


  • Luis Ballesteros (Under Review), Markets as Clubs: A Study of the Role of Firm-Market Economic Reliance in the Corporate Provision of Collective Goods (ACAD MANAGE PROC 2015 2015:1 19077; doi:10.5465/Best PhD Paper, SMS 2015).  Abstract  Related Materials
  • Luis Ballesteros, Michael Useem, Tyler Wry (Under Revision), The Social Value of Corporate Giving and the Economic Costs of Disasters (Best Paper AIB 2016, Nomination).  Abstract
  • Luis Ballesteros (Working), Lead, Follow, or Neither? Timing Advantages under High Uncertainty and Time Constraints (Best Paper SMS 2016, Nomination).  Abstract
  • Luis Ballesteros (Draft), The Drivers of Corporate Responses to Disasters: The Community-Event-Firm Triad.  Abstract
  • Luis Ballesteros, Michael Useem (Working), Local versus Global Institutional Pressures: Organizational Imitation and Multinationality.  Abstract
  • Luis Ballesteros, Michael Useem, "How They Did It (Private Giving, Insurance Payouts for Recovery, Execution and Expectations". In Leadership Dispatches: Chile's Extraordinary Comeback from Disaster, edited by Michael Useem, Howard Kunreuther, (2015), 47 - 165.
  • Ballesteros, Luis, “Financing Catastrophe Relief and Recovery in Developing Countries. Are Global Financial Markets the Answer? The Case of Haiti,” The World Bank, 2010.  Description