Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Josh Wheatly Keller

Associate Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Assoc Prof Josh Wheatly Keller

Associate Professor Keller received his PhD in Management at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also received his MBA. Before receiving his MBA, he was a manager at three international ventures, including a joint venture between China Unicom and RH Donnelley in the publishing of directories and two Internet startups. Asst Professor Keller has published in top Management journals, including Organization Science and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
Research Interests
Associate Professor Keller's primary research interest is studying how managers think about paradoxes (cooperation and competition, exploration and exploitation and authenticity and legitimacy). He examines cross-cultural differences, the role of the industry environment, and individual differences. He also is looking at the neurological foundation of paradox.
Current Projects
  • Culture, Categorization and Coopetition
  • Examining Entrepreneurs' Knowledge of Business Strategy Norms and New Venture Performance using Cultural Consensus Model Analysis in Singapore, Mainland China, Taiwan, the US and Switzerland.
  • How and why culture shapes gender’s effect on negotiation behavior and outcomes.
  • The Psychological Underpinnings Of Chinese Intercultural Contact And Diffusion
Selected Publications
  • Shan W, Keller JW, and Joseph D. (2019). Are Men Better Negotiators Everywhere? A Meta-Analytical Review of Gender Difference in Negotiation Performance in Different Cultures. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40(6), 605-778.
  • Josh Keller, Wong Sze-Sze & Shyhnan Liou. (2019). How Social Networks Facilitate Collective Responses to Organizational Paradoxes. Human Relations, .
  • Keller, Josh and Sadler-Smith, Eugene. (2019). Paradoxes and Dual Processes: A Review and Synthesis. International Journal of Management Reviews, 21(2), 162-184.
  • Miron-Spektor, E., Ingram, A. Keller, J., Smith, W., and Lewis, M. (2018). Microfoundations of organizational paradox: The problem is how we think about the problem.. Academy of Management Journal, 61(1), 26-45.
  • Kreuzbauer, R. and Keller, J. (2017). The authenticity of cultural products: a psychological perspective.. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26(5), 417-421.

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