Eric Neuman
Eric J. Neuman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management
  • University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business Ph.D. in Management and Organizations, June 2008 Dissertation: Public Policy and Entrepreneurship: The Development of the Competitive Local Telephone Service Industry
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison M.S. in Computer Science, 1997
  • University of Notre Dame B.S. in Computer Science, 1996, summa cum laude

Wang, W., Neuman, E.J., & Newman, D.A. Forthcoming. “Statistical Power of the Social Network Autocorrelation Model.” Social Networks.

Neuman, E.J., & Avgar, A.C. 2013. “A Bridge over Troubled Water? The Push and Pull of Team Conflict on Between-Team Network Ties.” In L.A. Toombs (Ed.), Proceedings of the Seventythird Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Neuman, E.J., & Avgar, A.C. 2012. “Blind Spots and Mirages: A Dyadic Approach to the Study of Team Conflict.” In L.A. Toombs (Ed.), Proceedings of the Seventy-second Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

•Winner of the Conflict Management Division Award for Best Paper: New Directions in the Study of Conflict Neuman, E.J., & Mizruchi, M.S. 2010. “Structure and Bias in the Network Autocorrelation Model.” Social Networks, 32:290-300.

Eric J. Neuman June 2014; Page 2 Neuman, E.J., Davis, G.F., & Mizruchi, M.S. 2008. “Industry Consolidation and Network Evolution in U.S. Global Banking, 1986-2004.” In J.A.C. Baum and T.J. Rowley (eds.),

Network Strategy: Advances in Strategic Management 25:213-248. Oxford UK: JAI/Elsevier.

Mizruchi, M.S., & Neuman, E.J. 2008. “The Effect of Density on the Level of Bias in the Network Autocorrelation Model.” Social Networks, 30:190-200.

Sanchez-Burks, J., Neuman, E.J.*, Ybarra, O., Kopelman, S., Park, H., & Goh, K. 2008. “Folk Wisdom about the Effects of Relationship Conflict.” Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 1:53-76. (* - shared lead authorship)

• Featured in Sloan Management Review, Winter 2007

Anderson, P.J.J., Blatt, R., Christianson, M.K., Grant, A.M., Marquis, C., Neuman, E.J., Sonenshein, S., & Sutcliffe, K.M. 2006. “Understanding Mechanisms in Organizational Research: Reflections from a Collective Journey.” Journal of Management Inquiry, 15: 102-113.

Neuman, E.J. 2005. “The impact of the Enron accounting scandal on impressions of managerial control.” In K.M. Weaver (Ed.), Proceedings of the Sixty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

Papers Under Review

“Past Policy, Current Politics, and Deregulation: Creating Competition in the U.S. Local Telephone Industry.” Under 2nd-round review at American Sociological Review.

“Seeing conflict: A study of conflict accuracy in work teams.” With Ariel C. Avgar. Under review at Journal of Management.

Works in Progress

“A bridge over troubled water? The push and pull of team conflict on between-team network ties.” With Ariel C. Avgar. Revising manuscript.

“Comparing dyad-level measures of conflict with team-level measures of conflict.” With Ariel C. Avgar. Writing manuscript.

“Do biased estimates of ρ lead to biased estimates of β? A simulation study of the network autocorrelation model.” Writing manuscript.

“The relationship between political change and corporate political activity.” With Mark S. Mizruchi, J. Adam Cobb, and Hyunsun Kim. Collecting data.

“The impact of the Enron accounting scandal on impressions of managerial control.” With Sun Hyun Park. Analyzing data.

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2014 INGroup Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC Will present “A Bridge over Troubled Water? The Push and Pull of Team Conflict on Between-Team Network Ties” (with Ariel Avgar)

2014 International Association of Conflict Management Annual Conference, Leiden, Netherlands Will present “A Bridge over Troubled Water? The Push and Pull of Team Conflict on Between-Team Network Ties” (with Ariel Avgar)

• Author of “Comparing dyad-level measures of conflict with team-level measures of conflict” (with Ariel Avgar)

2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL

• Presented “A Bridge over Troubled Water? The Push and Pull of Team Conflict on Between-Team Network Ties” (with Ariel Avgar)

2013 International Association of Conflict Management Annual Conference, Tacoma, WA

•Author of “Blind Spots and Mirages: A Study of Conflict Accuracy in Work Teams” with Ariel Avgar

2012 Illinois Conference on Business Analytics, Champaign, IL

• Presented “Social Networks and Organizational Research”

2012 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

• Author of “Blindspots and Mirages: A Dyadic Approach to the Study of Team Conflict” with Ariel Avgar

Winner of the Conflict Management Division Best Paper Award – New Directions

• Author of “Power Analysis of the Social Network Autocorrelation Model” with Wei Wang

2012 International Network for Social Network Analysis Annual Conference, Sunbelt XXXII, San Diego, CA

• Presented “Teams and Intraorganizational Network Dynamics: The Role of Team Conflict” (with Ariel Avgar)

2011 4th Annual Political Networks Conference, Ann Arbor, MI

• Presented “Political Strategy and Corporate Networks: The Effect of Interfirm Ties on Lobbying Practices” (with Mark Mizruchi)

2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC

• Presented “Institutional Capabilities and Entrepreneurship: The Development of US Competitive Local Telephony”

2009 International Network for Social Network Analysis Annual Conference, Sunbelt XXIX, San Diego, CA

• Presented “Structure and Bias in the Network Autocorrelation Model” (with Mark Mizruchi)

2008 McGill-Cornell Conference on Institutions and Entrepreneurship, Montreal, QC

• Presented “Institutional Endowment, Political Regime Change, and Entrepreneurship: The Development of the Competitive Local Telephone Service Industry”

2007 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

• Organized symposium “Business and Federalism”

• Presented “Public Policy and Entrepreneurship: The Development of the Competitive Local Telephone Service Industry”

2007 Advances in Strategic Management Working Conference, Toronto, ON

• Presented “Networks and Industry Consolidation in U.S. Global Banking, 1986-2004” (with Gerald Davis and Mark Mizruchi)

2007 International Association for Conflict Management Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary

Author of “Folk Wisdom about the Effects of Relationship Conflict” with Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, Oscar Ybarra, Shirli Kopelman, Hyekyung Park, and Karen Goh

• Award for Best Empirical Paper

2005 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI

• Presented “The impact of the Enron Accounting scandal on impressions of managerial control” Eric J. Neuman

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2005 American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

• Author of “Does Network Structure Affect the Size of the Network Effect? The Role of Density in the

Network Autocorrelation Model” with Mark Mizruchi and Chris Marquis

2004 American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI

• Presented “Beliefs about conflict: A cross-cultural look at group-related decisions” (with Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks)

• Presented “Dying for data: A cross-cultural study of values in obituaries” (with Fiona Lee and Brianna Barker)

2003 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA

• Presented “Beliefs about conflict: Cultural and gender comparisons” (with Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks)

• Author of “Taking one for the team: Performance, rewards, and team dynamics” with Arran Caza

Invited Presentations

2012 • University of Michigan, Interdisciplinary Committee on Organizational Studies (ICOS)

2011 • Dartmouth College, Strategy & Management Group

2009 • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Labor and Employment Relations

2007 • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Organizational Behavior Group

• University of Notre Dame, Department of Management

2008-13 Named to List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students, University of Illinois

2012 Best Paper: New Directions in the Study of Conflict, Academy of Management (CM Division)

2012 Rensis Likert Dissertation Prize Award, ICOS, University of Michigan

2011 Arnold O. Beckman Research Award1, University of Illinois

2007-08 Predoctoral Fellowship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan

2007 Best Empirical Paper, International Association for Conflict Management Conference

2006-07 Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

2005-06 Dykstra Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, Ross School of Business

2004-05 Van Weelden Fellowship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan

2004-05 Leabo Memorial Award for Academic Excellence, Ross School of Business

1996 Valedictorian, College of Engineering, University of Notre Dame

  • Academy of Management
  • American Sociological Association
  • International Association for Conflict Management
  • International Network for Social Network Analysis