Jerry Sheppard

Associate Professor, Strategy
B.S. (Penn State), M.B.A. (Indiana University), Ph.D. (University of Washington), C.P.A.

Burnaby Room: WMC 4387
Burnaby Phone: 778.782.4918

Email Address: sheppard@sfu.ca

Personal Website: http://www.sfu.ca/~sheppard/

Curriculum Vitae: View

Biography

Jerry Paul Sheppard is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. His research focuses primarily on why things go wrong in organizations. Specifically his research concerns organizational decline, turnaround, survival and failure. His PhD dissertation from the University of Washington in 1989 won the Strategic Management Society Best Dissertation Award. He has published journal articles in the Journal of Management, Long Range Planning, Journal of Business Ethics and Social Science Research. Dr. Sheppard has presented papers at the Academy of International Business, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, and the Academy of Management. His most recent work includes Strategic Management: Competitiveness & Globalization, 3rd Canadian Edition, with Hitt, Ireland, Hoskisson and Rowe.

Specialization and Research Interests

Business policy; corporate failure and survival; business, government and society; corporate governance; interorganizational arrangements.

Selected Publications

Articles and Reports

Jerry Sheppard

Getting published: Achieving acceptance from reviewers and editors

2015 | Journal of Asia Business Studies. 9(2): 117-132

Jerry Sheppard; Marnie Young

The routes of moral development and the impact of exposure to the Milgram Obedience Study

2007 | Journal of Business Ethics. 75(4): 315-333

Jerry Sheppard; Shamsud D. Chowdhury

Riding the wrong wave: Organizational failure as a failed turnaround

2005 | Long Range Planning. 38(3): 239-260

Jerry Sheppard; Praveen R. Nayyar; Charles E. Summer

Managing your doctoral program: A practical orientation

2000 | Production and Operations Management. 9(4): 414-438

Jerry Sheppard

Beautifully broken benches: A typology of strategic bankruptcies and the opportunities for positive shareholder returns

1995 | Journal of Business Strategy. 12(2): 99-134

Jerry Sheppard

A resource dependence approach to failure prediction

1995 | Social Science Research. 24(1): 28-62

Jerry Sheppard

Strategy and bankruptcy: An exploration into organizational death

1994 | Journal of Management. 20(4): 795-833

Jerry Sheppard

Board interlocks, size, composition and organizational failure

1994 | Business Review, Cambridge. 12(1): 15-27

Jerry Sheppard

The dilemma of matched pairs and diversified firms in bankruptcy prediction models

1994 | Journal of Business Research. 11(2): 9-25

Books, Book Chapters and Monographs

Jerry P. Sheppard; Shamshud D. Chowdhury; Jens Mueller; Philippa Wells

The story of a tortoise: How Toyota fell from the top spot

2012 | Learning through cases: Contemporary challenges in corporate governance. 267-283

Teaching Related Material

Michael A. Hitt; R D. Ireland; Robert E. Hoskisson; W G. Rowe; Jerry Sheppard

Strategic management: Cases for competitiveness & globalization (3rd Canadian Edition)

2009 | Book, Textbook - Revised

Jerry Sheppard; Shamsud D. Chowdhury; Michael A. Hitt; Robert E. Hoskisson; R D. Ireland; Glenn Rowe

Case 4: Becoming competitive: An industry note on the Canadian telecommunications industry

2008 | Case with Instructional Material (Case Publishing Agency) | Cases for Strategic Management: Competitiveness & Globalization, 3rd Canadian Edition. 40-55

Michael A. Hitt; R D. Ireland; Robert E. Hoskisson; Jerry Sheppard; R G. Rowe

Cases for strategic management: competitiveness & globalization (3rd Canadian Edition), teaching notes

2008 | Book, Textbook - Revised

Michael A. Hitt; R D. Ireland; Robert E. Hoskisson; Jerry Sheppard; W G. Rowe

Strategic management: Competitiveness & globalization (3rd Canadian Edition), Instructor notes: Concepts

2008 | Book, Textbook - Revised

Michael A. Hitt; R D. Ireland; Robert E. Hoskisson; Jerry Sheppard; W G. Rowe

Strategic management: Competitiveness & globalization, concepts (3rd Canadian Edition)

2008 | Book, Textbook - Revised

Michael A. Hitt; R D. Ireland; Robert E. Hoskisson; Jerry Sheppard; W G. Rowe

Strategic management: Competitiveness & globalization (3rd Canadian Edition), Instructor notes: Cases

2008 | Case with Instructional Material (Case Publishing Agency)

Michael A. Hitt; R D. Ireland; Robert E. Hoskisson; R G. Rowe; Jerry Sheppard

Strategic management: Cases for competitiveness & globalization (2nd Canadian Edition)

2007 | Book, Textbook - Revised

Michael A. Hitt; R D. Ireland; Robert E. Hoskisson; R G. Rowe; Jerry Sheppard

Strategic management: Competitiveness & globalization (2nd Canadian Edition), Instructor's notes updated

2007 | Book, Textbook - Revised

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