Jeffrey L. Kerr

Jeffrey L. Kerr

Associate Professor Emeritus, Management

Research Interests

Knowledge-based competition; knowledge management and learning in organizations; and new organizational forms

Featured Publications

  • Werther, W.B. and J.L. Kerr, Managing the Complexity of Innovation, Effective Executive, August, 2008, 23‐31.

    Kerr, J. L. and W.B. Werther. The next frontier in corporate governance: Engaging the board in strategy. Organizational Dynamics, 37, #2 (April, 2008), 112-124.

    Kerr, J.L. The Limits of Organizational Democracy. Academy of Management Executive, 2004, Vol. 18, No.3, 81-95.

    Schweitzer, M. and J.L. Kerr. Bargaining Under the Influence: The Role of Alcohol in Negotiations. Academy of Management Executive, 14, #2 (May, 2000), 47-57.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Management, University of Miami Business School, 1989 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Business Strategy and Organizational Behavior, Southern Methodist University, 1982 - 1989
  • Instructor, Health Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 1980 - 1982


  • Strategic management
  • Corporate strategy
  • Organizational design


  • Ph.D., Business Strategy, Organization, Pennsylvania State University, 1983
  • MBA, Pennsylvania State University, 1977
  • B.A., City University of New York Queens College, 1974

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000
  • Best Paper, Academy of Management Executive, 1989
  • Research Excellence Award, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, 1988
Jeffrey L. Kerr


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