News About Me

  • Co-editing Volume 35 of Advances in Strategic Management on “Resource redeployment and Corporate Strategy” with Connie Helfat (Dartmouth College) and Samina Karim (Boston University) will be out in August. See our introduction to this volume.



  • Invited presentations since January 2016: University of Pittsburgh, University of Toulouse, University of Carlos III (Madrid)

  • Participating in the 2016 Summer Residence week for Entrepreneurial Scholars at Oxford University in July.


  • Presenting at Strategic Management Society Special conference on “Rethinking Corporate Headquarters: Innovative Approaches for Managing the Multi-Divisional Firm” in St. Gallen Switzerland in late May 2015.

  • Was recently elected Representative at Large for the Executive Board of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management, and appointed Awards Committee Chairmen


  • Presented “Corporate Strategy and Firm Evolution” at KU Leuven (Belgium) in June 2014


  • Former Ph.D. student, Supradeep Dutta (University of Buffalo), is
    • one of six finalist for the 2014 Wiley Blackwell Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research in the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. His dissertation was titled “The role of private equity investments in technology start-ups”
    • a finalist for the 2014 Heizer Dissertation Award given by the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management for doctoral research that deals with the founding, management, growth, and development of high potential new ventures, with venture capital, or with corporate entrepreneurship.



  • In April 2014, Folta was announced as part of the Editorial Board of the new INFORMS journal Strategy Science


 

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