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Mark Hansen

Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership and Strategy,
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  • Ph.D., Strategic Management, Texas A&M University, 1996
  • BS, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1990
  • MAcc, Management Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1990
  • MBA, Finance, Brigham Young University, 1990

Group Affiliations

  • Academy of Management — 1993–0
  • Strategic Management Society — 1993–0

Selected Publications

  • "Trustworthiness, Governance, and Wealth Creation", Journal of Business Ethics, Edition 2, Volume 97, Pages 173-188, 2010
  • "Competitive Advantage in Alliance Governance: Resolving the Opportunism Minimization-Gain Maximization Paradox", Managerial Decision Economics, Volume 29, Pages 191-208, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2008
  • "Diversification and Focus: A Bayesian Application of the Resource-Based View", Schmalenbach Business Review, Volume 57, Pages 304-319, Handelsblatt GmbH, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2005
  • "A Bayesian Application of the Resource Based View: Narrowing the Gap Between Theory and Practice.", Restructuring Strategy: New Networks and Industry Challenges, Page 28, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, Cool, K.O., Henderson, J.E., Abate, R, 2005
  • "A Bayesian Operationalization of the Resource-Based View", Strategic Management Journal, Volume 25, Pages 1279-1295, Wiley Interscience, New York City, 2004
  • "The Cognitive and Affective Antecedents of General Trust within Cooperative Organizations", Journal of Managerial Issues, Volume 16, Pages 48-64, 2004
  • "Trust and the Decision to Outsource", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volume 6, 2003
  • "The Impact of Trust on Cooperative Membership Retention, Performance, and Satisfaction: An Exploratory Study", International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volume 5, Pages 41-59, 2002
  • "", Strategic Alliance Formation and Market Evaluation:Effects of Parent Firms Governance Structure, in Managing Strategically in an Interconnected World, Page 19, John Wiley& Sons, Chichester, England, Michael A. Hitt, Joan E. Ricart I Costa, and Robert D. Nixon, 1998
  • "Trustworthiness as a Source of Competitive Advantage", Strategic Management Journal, 1994
  • "The CEO Effect: Do CEO's Have a Measurable Effect and Are They Compensated for that Effect?", Strategic Management Journal



  • Financial Analyst, Ford Motor Company, 1990–1992
  • Arthur Andersen, 1988–1988


  • Outstanding Review Award, Academy of Management-Business Policy and Strategy Division, 2003
  • Best Conference Paper Award, Strategic Management Society, 2002
  • Research Grant, Conn Foundation, 1996


  • Spanish

BYU Citizenship

  • Associate Department Chair — Other — August 2017–July 2023
  • Department Honors Program Coordinator — Program Chair/Coordinator — August 2017–0
  • MBA Consulting & Strategy Club — Student Org Advisor — March 2011–0
  • Undergraduate Strategy Program — Other — September 2012–December 2019
  • MBA Curriculum Committee — Committee/Council Member — 2009–0

Professional Citizenship

  • Journal of Trust Research, Editor, Associate Editor, January 2011–0
  • Journal of Trust Research, Editorial Review Board Member, 2008–0
  • International Food and Agribusiness Management Rev, Editor, Associate Editor, 2009–August 2017
  • International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, Officer, 2004–2009