Presentation by Mary Benner
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

Mary Benner is an associate professor in the Strategic Management and Organization Department.  Her research at the intersection of organization theory and strategic management explores how firms innovate and adapt to technological change. She has studied the effects of systematic process management practices such as ISO 9000 and Six Sigma on firms’ innovation and responses to new technologies, and is currently examining the influence of financial markets and securities analysts in how established firms adapt to technological change.

Her research is published in leading academic journals and has won several awards, including the Academy of Management Review’s Best Paper Award.  She is an Associate Editor at Administrative Science Quarterly and was previously a Senior Editor at Organization Science.