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Faculty Profile: Paul Ingram

Biography

Columbia Business School
Kravis Professor of Business

Biography

Paul Ingram is the Kravis Professor Business at the Columbia Business School, and Faculty Director of the Columbia Advanced Management Program, Columbia’s flagship residential program for senior executives from around the globe.  His PhD is from Cornell University, and he was on the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University before coming to Columbia.  He has held visiting professorships at Tel Aviv University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Toronto.  The courses he teaches on management and strategy benefit from his research on organizations in the United States, Canada, Israel, Scotland, England, China, Korea and Australia. His research has been published in more than sixty articles, book chapters and books. Ingram's current research examines the intersection between culture and social networks.  Recent papers investigate questions such as the role of value similarity to foster business networks, determinants and outcomes of individuals’ fit in organizational cultures, and influences on ethical decision making.  He has served as President of the College of Organization Science of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS). He is currently an Associate Editor for Academy of Management Discoveries, and has served as a consulting editor for the American Journal of Sociology, a senior editor for Organization Science, an Associate Editor for Management Science and on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly and Strategic Organization.  Paul’s undergraduate degree is from Brock University where received the Governor General’s Award as the top graduating student.  In 2004 he received the Distinguished Graduate Award from Brock’s Faculty of Business. At the Columbia Business School, Paul has received the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, won the Commitment to Excellence Award, voted by graduating EMBA students four times, and thrice been chosen by graduating EMBA students to deliver the keynote speech at their commencement ceremony.  He has consulted on issues of leadership, organizational design and strategy to leading companies in the finance, health care, insurance, energy, and consumer products industries.  Paul was born in Canada to immigrant parents.  He is an alumnus of the proletariat, and the first in his family to attend college.

Teaching

Fall 2017

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA)

Summer 2017

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA Core) (EMBA)

Fall 2016

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA)

Summer 2016

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA Core) (EMBA)

Fall 2015

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA Core) (EMBA)

Summer 2015

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA Core) (EMBA)

Fall 2014

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA Core) (EMBA)

Summer 2014

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA Core) (MBA)

Fall 2013

Leadership & Organizational Change (MBA)

Summer 2013

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA)

Fall 2012

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA)

Summer 2012

Leadership & Organizational Change (EMBA)

Spring 2012

Top Management Process (MBA)

Columbia Caseworks cases

Mira Khan at Z-Mor Pharmaceutical A (2015)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Akansha Arya

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Goldman Sachs: Challenged by Crisis and Pressures (2013)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Steven G. Mandis

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Implementing Change at Teleswitches (2013)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram

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Leading by your Values: Joe Almeida (2013)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram

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Chocolat Cordon Rouge: A Capital Budgeting Review (2013)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Daniel Wolfenzon

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Operation Tomodachi (2013)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Captain Matthew S. Feely

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Competition in the Geo-Mosaic Industry (2012)
Coauthor(s): Sheena Iyengar, Paul Ingram

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Does Size Matter? GM Management's Mandate to Decide (2011)
Coauthor(s): Trevor Harris, Robert Bontempo, Paul Ingram

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The Evolution of Change at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2012)
Coauthor(s): Todd Jick , Paul Ingram

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There Will Be Oil (2011)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram , Jiao Luo

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The Coup (2012)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram

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Alignment (2011)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram

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Patagonia Role-Play Exercise: The Role of the Seller (2010)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Ko Kuwabara

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Organizational Change: The DVP>C Formula (2011)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram

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Handling Change at Ferguson: The Credit Function (2008)
Coauthor(s): Bruce Craven, Paul Ingram

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Research

Journal articles

Social Networks and Life Satisfaction: The Interplay of Network Density and Regulatory Focus In Motivation and Emotion (2015)
Coauthor(s): C. Zou, Paul Ingram, E. Tory Higgins

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Bonds and Boundaries: Network Structure, Organizational Boundaries, and Job Performance In Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (2013)
Coauthor(s): Xi Zou, Paul Ingram

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Information Spillovers from Protests Against Corporations: A Tale of Walmart and Target In Administrative Science Quarterly (2013)
Coauthor(s): Lori Qingyuan Yue, Hayagreeva Rao, Paul Ingram

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Spanning the Institutional Abyss: The Intergovernmental Network and the Governance of Foreign Direct Investment In American Journal of Sociology (2013)
Coauthor(s): Juan Alcacer, Paul Ingram

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The Failure of Private Regulation: Elite Control and Market Crises in the Manhattan Banking Industry In Administrative Science Quarterly (2013)
Coauthor(s): Lori Qingyuan Yue, Jiao Luo, Paul Ingram

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Appetite for Destruction: The Impact of the September 11 Attacks on Business Founding In Industrial and Corporate Change (2012)
Coauthor(s): Srikanth Paruchuri, Paul Ingram

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Laws of Attraction: Regulatory Arbitrage in the Face of Activism in Right-to-Work States In American Sociological Review (2011)
Coauthor(s): Hayagreeva Rao, Lori Qingyuan Yue, Paul Ingram

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Organizing the In-Between: The Population Dynamics of Network Weaving Organizations in the Global Interstate Network In Administrative Science Quarterly (2010)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Magnus Thor Torfason

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Continuous punishment and the potential of gentle rule enforcement In Behavioural Processes (2010)
Coauthor(s): Ido Erev, Paul Ingram, Ornit Raz, Dror Shany

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Institutional Rivalry and the Entrepreneurial Strategy of Economic Development: Business Incubator Foundings in Three States In Research in the Sociology of Work (2010)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Jiao Luo, Joseph Eshun

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Activists, categories, and markets: Racial diversity and protests against Wal-Mart store openings in America In Research in the Sociology of Organizations (2010)
Coauthor(s): Hayagreeva Rao, Lori Qingyuan Yue, Paul Ingram

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Embeddedness and new idea discussion in professional networks: The mediating role of affect-based trust In Journal of Creative Behavior (2010)
Coauthor(s): Roy Chua, Michael Morris, Paul Ingram

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Embeddedness and New Idea Discussion in Professional Networks: The Mediating Role of Affect-Based Trust In The Journal of Creative Behavior (2010)
Coauthor(s): Roy Chua, Michael Morris, Paul Ingram

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The Global Rise of Democracy: A Network Account In American Sociological Review (2010)
Coauthor(s): Magnus Thor Torfason, Paul Ingram

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Trouble in Store: Probes, Protests and Store Openings by Wal-Mart: 1998-2007 In American Journal of Sociology (2010)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Lori Qingyuan Yue, Hayagreeva Rao

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Guanxi vs Networking: Distinctive Configurations of Affect- and Cognition-based Trust in the Networks of Chinese versus American Managers In Journal of International Business Studies (2009)
Coauthor(s): Yong Joo Roy Chua, Michael Morris, Paul Ingram

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Business friendships In Research in Organizational Behavior (2008)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Xi Zou

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Structure, affect and identity as bases of organizational competition and cooperation In Academy of Management Annals (2008)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Lori Qingyuan Yue

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Do People Mix at Mixers? Structure, Homophily, and the "Life of the Party" In Adminstrative Science Quarterly (2007)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Michael Morris

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The Intergovernmental Network of World Trade: IGO Connectedness, Governance, and Embeddedness In American Journal of Sociology (2005)
Coauthor(s): Marc Busch, Paul Ingram, Jeffrey Robinson

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Chapters

Improvisation in Management In Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies (2016)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, William Duggan

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History in Strategy Research: What, Why and How? In History and Strategy (2012)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Brian S. Silverman, Hayagreeva Rao

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Working papers

Managing Agency Problems in Early Shareholder Capitalism: An Exploration of Liverpool Shipping, 1744–1785 (2011)
Coauthor(s): Brian S. Silverman, Paul Ingram

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Supplying Market Order: An Institutional Analysis of the Effectiveness of Private Regulation (2011)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Jiao Luo

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Bonds and Boundaries: Network Structure, Organizational Boundaries, and Job Performance (2010)
Coauthor(s): Xi Zou, Paul Ingram

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Social Networks and Subjective Well-Being: The Effect of Regulatory Fit (2010)
Coauthor(s): Xi Zou, Paul Ingram, E. Tory Higgins

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Appetite for destruction: The impact of the September 11 attacks on business founding (2010)
Coauthor(s): Srikanth Paruchuri, Paul Ingram

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Casting a Net: Network Leverage and Relational Exchange in Clyde River Shipbuilding (2010)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram, Arie Eric Lifschitz, Jiao Luo

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The Price of Relationships: Experience Transfer, Contractual Governance and Performance in Repeated Vertical Exchanges (2010)
Coauthor(s): Paul Ingram

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Spanning the Institutional Abyss: The Intergovernmental Network and the Governance of Foreign Direct Investment In Working Paper No. 09-045 (2008)
Coauthor(s): Juan Alcacer, Paul Ingram

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The Social Structure of Affect- and Cognition-based Trust in Chinese and American Managerial Networks (2005)
Coauthor(s): Yong Joo Roy Chua, Michael Morris, Paul Ingram

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Whom in Our Network Do We Trust (and How Do We Trust Them)?: Cognition- and Affect-Based Trust in Managers'' Professional Networks (2005)
Coauthor(s): Yong Joo Roy Chua, Paul Ingram, Michael Morris

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Case studies

Patagonia Role-Play Exercise: The Role of the Seller (2010)
Coauthor(s): Ko Kuwabara, Paul Ingram

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Ideas and Insights

Does Inequality Make You Happier? (2013)

What Really Happens at Mixers? (2007)

Trust and Reciprocity in Chinese Business Networks (2006)

In The News

Media Mentions

The 1 Trick to Knowing Whether a Prospect Will Be a Good (or Terrible) Client

Inc.

Magazine articles

Chinese Mixing Personal and Capability Based Trust In International Association for Chinese Management Research (2013)
Coauthor(s): Yong Joo Roy Chua, Michael Morris, Paul Ingram

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Awards And Honors

Feigenbaum Best Paper Award

12/2012, Israeli Strategy Conference

Commitment to Excellence Award

GEMBA Asia Summer 2012 Class (elected by graduating students)

Graduation Speaker of the 2011 EMBA Global Asia Class

5/2011

Commitment to Excellence Award

MBA Global Asia, 2011 Class (elected by graduating students)

Commitment to Excellence Award

EMBA Fall 2011 Class (elected by graduating students)

Graduation Speaker of Spring 2010 EMBA Class

4/2010

Graduation Speaker of Fall 2010 EMBA Class

10/2010

Kravis Chair of Business

1/2007 Columbia University

Dean''s Award for Core Course Teaching

9/2007

Distinguished Graduate Award

11/2004 Taro School of Business, Brock University

Governor General''s Academic Medal

5/1991 Brock University & Government of Canada

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship.

5/91-6/94

David W. Zalaznick Chair,

7/99-1/01 Columbia Business School

Prichard Chair

7/03-6/04 University of Toronto

Xerox Research Chair

9/97 Graduate School of Industrial Administration

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