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Mia Raynard PhD

Mia Raynard, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

Mia Raynard is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at WU Vienna University of Economics and Business. She received a PhD degree from the University of Alberta, an MBA from the National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan), and a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree from McGill University.

Her research interests lie at the intersection of organization theory, change, and global issues. Her work applies an organization theory lens to examine diverse topics and contexts including emerging economies, family-owned businesses, CSR and sustainability, and occupations and professions. She currently serves on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Family Business Review, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Studies. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Family Business Review, Organization Studies, Research in the Sociology of Organizations, and Strategic Organization.

Research Areas:

  • Organization theory

  • Change management

  • Emerging markets

  • CSR and sustainability

  • Contested practices

  • Family business

Recent Publications:

Gümüsay, A., Raynard, M., Albu, O., Etter, M., & Roulet, T. (forthcoming). Digital technology and voice: How platforms shape institutional processes through visibilization. Research in the Sociology of Organizations.   

Wang, M., Raynard, M., & Greenwood, R. (In press). From Grace to Violence: Stigmatizing the Medical Profession in China. Academy of Management Journal.

Raynard, M., Lu, F., & Jing, R. (2020). Reinventing the State-Owned Enterprise? Negotiating Change during Profound Environmental Turbulence. Academy of Management Journal.

Raynard, M., Kodeih, F., & Greenwood, R. (2021). Proudly Elitist and Undemocratic? The Distributed Maintenance of Contested Practices. Organization Studies.

Raynard, M. (2016). Deconstructing Complexity: Configurations of Institutional Complexity and Structural Hybridity. Strategic Organization, 14(4): 310-335.

Marquis, C., & Raynard, M. (2015). Institutional Strategies in Emerging Economies. Academy of Management Annals, Volume 9: 291-335.

Raynard, M., Johnson, G., & Greenwood, R. (2015). Institutional Theory and Strategic Management. In M. Jenkins & V. Ambrosini (Eds.), Strategic Management: A Multiple-Perspective Approach. Palgrave.

Hinings, C.R., & Raynard, M. (2014). One More Time: Church, Sect, Denomination, Ecclesia and Other Forms of Religious Organization. In N. Phillips, M. Lounsbury, & P. Tracey (Eds.), Research in the Sociology of Organizations: Religion and Organizational Theory, 41: 159-186.

Prizes and Awards:

  • 2021 Decade Award for the most highly cited paper published in the Academy of Management Annals in the last ten years []

  • 2021 WU City of Vienna Best Paper Award

  • 2021 Responsible Research in Management Award Finalist []

  • 2019 Karen Legge Prize, Society for the Advancement of Management Studies [Karen Legge Prize for exceptional contribution by an early academic]