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Faculty and Staff Profile

Jason Ridge

Assistant Professor

Office: 147 Sirrine
Phone: 864-656-1582

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Strategic Management
Oklahoma State University 2010

MS Healthcare Administration
Oklahoma State University 2005

BS Business Management
Oklahoma State University 2002

 Courses Taught

MGT 4150 - Strategic Management


Dr. Ridge’s research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Small Business Management, and Social Indicators Research. Professor Ridge is an active member in both the Academy of Management, where he has been awarded the Outstanding Reviewer award for the Business Policy and Strategy division in 2011, and Strategic Management Society where one of his papers has been nominated for the best paper prize in 2011.

 Research Interests

Dr. Ridge’s research focuses on the general area of strategic leadership and governance with a specific emphasis on executive compensation, CEO succession, executive migration between organizations and also executive cognition.

 Research Publications

Ridge, J.W., Aime, F., & White, M.A. In Press. When Much More of a Difference Makes a Difference: Social Comparison and Tournaments in Top Management Teams. Strategic Management Journal.

Ridge, J.W., Hill, A.D., & Aime, F. In Press. Implications of Multiple Concurrent Pay Comparisons for Top-Team Turnover. Journal of Management.

Ridge, J.W., Kern, D., & White, M.A. In Press. The influence of managerial myopia on firm strategy. Management Decision.

Hill, A., Wallace, J.C., Ridge, J.W., Johnson, P., Paul, J., & Suter, T. In Press. Innovation and Effectiveness of Co-Founded Ventures: A Process Model. Journal of Business and Psychology.

The routine may be stable but the advantage is not: Competitive implications of key employee mobility. Strategic Management Journal, 31 (1): 75-87. (2010) With Aime, F., Johnson, S. and Hill, A.D.

CEO motivational foci, environmental dynamism, and small firm performance. Journal of Small Business Management. (2010) With Wallace, J.C., Little, L., and Hill, A.D.

Inducing score reliability from previous reports: An examination of life satisfaction studies. Social Indicators Research. 87 (1): 27-45. (2008) With Vassar, M. and Hill, A.D.