Anne S. York, faculty director of the DBA program, is an associate professor of entrepreneurship and strategy at Creighton University and director of the award-winning, NSF-funded Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program. She is also founder and inaugural director of Creighton’s Professional Science Masters (PSM) in Bioscience Management. Past program chair and chair for the Technology Division of the U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) and past executive committee member for the Business Policy and Strategy division of the Academy of Management (AOM), she has published numerous articles in, and guest edited for, top management journals such as Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Long Range Planning, Academy of Management Journal of Learning and Education, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, and the Academy of Management Journal. Her research involves strategies for managing innovation and change. She has co-authored two books: Managing in Times of Disorder with Richard D’Aveni and Arie Lewin published by Sage, and Building the Case for Biotechnology with Mark Ahn, Arlen Meyers and Michael Alvarez published by Logos Press. She is currently working on a third book, Puppeteers and Prophets: How to Innovate in Academia. Actively involved with industry, she has worked on cases and consulting projects with such organizations as Weyerhaeuser, Amoco, Arco, the U.S. Postal Service, Carolina Power & Light, Deloitte & Touche, CH2M Hill, Starbucks, Peter Kiewit, Creighton Medical Associates, First Interstate Bank, Trigon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, KPMG, and Snohomish County Economic Development. Prior to receiving her PhD, she worked for KPMG and Atlantic Richfield (now British Petroleum). She earned her Ph.D. in strategic management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. in Victorian literature at Northwestern University, and a B.S in mathematics at the University of Alabama. Prior to joining the Creighton faculty, she was a professor at the University of Washington, the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill, and the University of Nebraska Omaha, where she founded the Maverick Entrepreneurship Institute.
Ph.D. Kenan-Flagler Business School
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Major: Strategic Management
M.A. Northwestern University
Major: Victorian Literature
B.S. University of Alabama
Briggs, Kristie, Workman, John, and York, Anne. (conditionally accepted, 2012). Collaborating to Cheat: A Game Theoretic Exploration of Academic Dishonesty in Teams, Academy of Management Journal of Learning and Education.
York, Anne and Ahn, Mark. (forthcoming, 2012). University Technology Transfer Office Success Factors: A Comparative Case Study. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation.
Dunham, Lee, Ahn, Mark, and York, Anne. (forthcoming, 2012). Building a Bioeconomy in the Heartland. Journal of Enterprising Communities.
Ahn, Mark, Payam, Benyamini, Sohn, S. and York, Anne. (forthcoming, 2012). Biotechnology Innovation: A Legitimacy-Based View. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Innovation.
McCarthy, Kim and York, Anne. (2011). Patient, Staff, and Physician Satisfaction: A New Model, Instrument and Implications. International Journal of Health Care Quality and Assurance (recipient of 2011 best divisonal paper award).
Ahn, Mark, York, Anne and Rizova, Polly. (2010). Pathways to Biomedical Tipping Points: Vertical, Horizontal or Other? Journal of Commercial Biotechnology.
Ahn, Mark, Ackerley, David, Bednarek, Rebecca, Davenport, Sally, and York, Anne. (2010). From Novel Biotechnology Platform to Globally Competitive Cancer Company: ProActa, Inc. International Journal of Case Studies in Management.
Ahn, M. and York, A. (2010). A Resource-based Approach to Identifying Priorities and Capabilities for Developing Industries: The Case of the Malaysian Bioeconomy. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
York, Anne, McCarthy, Kim, and Darnold, Todd. (2009). Interdisciplinary Teaming in Bioscience Commercialization: Personality Does Matter. Journal of Commercial Biotechnology.
Chintakananda, Asda, Anne York, Hugh O’Neill and Mike Peng, (2009), Export Producer and Intermediary Dyadic Relationships: A Grounded Theory Analysis to Relationship Behavior and Structure, European Journal of Management.
York, Anne, Kim McCarthy and Todd Darnold (2009), Teaming in Biotechnology Commercialization: The Diversity-Performance Connection and how University Programs Can Make a Difference, Journal of Commercial Biotechnology.
Gupta, Vishal and Anne York (2008), Attitudes Toward Entrepreneurship and Small Business: Findings from a Survey of Nebraska Residents and Small Business Owners, Journal of Enterprising Communities.
Gupta, Vishal and Anne York (2008), Geographic and Generational Context Effects on Women’s Attitudes toward Entrepreneurship, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Qureshi, Sajda and Anne York (2007), Implementing Information Technology in Ethnic and Minority Communities: The Moderating Role of Ethnic Identify and Learning Style, HICSS Conference Proceedings, IEEE series.
Romero, Ricardo and Anne York (2007), The Role of Resource Type in Acquisition Pricing and Performance, Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions.
Kaufmann, Jeffrey, Hugh O’Neill and Anne York (2006), The Impact of Structural Prescriptions on Joint Venture Survival, Mid-American Journal of Business.
Peng, Mike, YuanYuan Zou and Anne York (2006), Behind Make or Buy Decisions in Export Strategy: A Replication and Extension of Trabold, Journal of World Business.