Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Josh Wheatly Keller


Associate Professor
Division of Strategy, Management and Organisation
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: JWKELLER@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 5784
Office: S3-B2C-97

Education
  • PhD The University of Texas at Austin 2009
  • MBA (Global Bus Mgmt Specialization) The University of Texas at Austin 2003
  • BA (Politics) University of California, Santa Cruz 1994
Biography
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
  • 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.
  • Keller, J., Loewenstein, J. and Yan, J. (2017). Culture, conditions and paradoxical frames. Organization Studies, 38(3-4), 539-560.
  • Keller, J. & Lewis, M. (2016). Moving towards a geocentric, polycultural theory of organizational paradox.. Cross Cultural Management, 23(4), 551 - 557.
  • Liu, X., Keller, J., & Hong, Y. (2014). Hiring of Personal Ties: A Consensus Analysis of China and the United States.. Management and Organization Review, .

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