Associate Professor of Management

Area Coordinator Strategy, Entrepreneurship, & Innovation (SEI), Marillyn Hewson Faculty Fellow, Visiting Scholar at Purdue University

Department of Management

Research Interests


Ph.D., Purdue University
M.S., University of Colorado
B.S., Florida State University


Published in Financial Times Top 50 Research Journals, cited by 2,500+ publications. Presented 75+ conference papers. AOM STR Executive Committee & SMJ, JSBM, & AMLE editorial boards.

Selected Publications

Jifri, A., Drnevich, P., Jackson, W., & Dulek, R. (2023) Examining the Sustainability of Contributions of Competing Core Organizational Capabilities in Response to Systemic Economic Crises. Sustainability 2023, 15(5), 26-45. Special Issue Corporate Finance and Business Administration. doi:10.3390/su15054526.

Irwin, K., Gilstrap, C., McDowell, W., Drnevich, P., & Gorbett, A. (2022). How Knowledge and Uncertainty Affect Strategic International Business Investment Decisions: Implications for Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of Business Research, 139(2), 831-842. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.10.001

Irwin, K., Gilstrap, C., Drnevich, P., & Sunny, M. (2022). The Acquisition of Capabilities: How Firms Use Dynamic and Ordinary Capabilities to Manage Uncertainty. Journal of Management & Organization. 28(3), 564-586. doi:10.1017/jmo.2022.23

Drnevich, P. & West, J. (2021). Performance Implications of Technological Uncertainty, Age, and Size for Small Businesses. Journal of Small Business Management. doi:10.1080/00472778.2020.1867733

Drnevich, P., Mahoney, J., & Schendel, D. (2020). Has Strategic Management Research Lost Its Way? Strategic Management Review, 1(1), 35-73. Lead feature article for inaugural issue. doi:10.1561/111.00000004

Irwin, K., Gilstrap, C., Drnevich, P., & Tudor, C. (2019). From start-up to acquisition: Implications of financial investment trends for small- to medium-sized high-tech enterprises. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 29(2), 22-43.

Honig, B., Lampel, J., Siegel, D., & Drnevich, P. (2017). Ethics in Management Research: Norms, Identity, and Community in the 21st century? Academy of Management Learning & Education, 16(1), 84-93. doi: 10.5465/amle.2017.0023.

Hogan, T., Hutson, E., & Drnevich, P. (2017). Drivers of External Equity Funding in Small High-Tech Ventures. Journal of Small Business Management, Special Issue: Technology and Innovation in Small Business: A Special Issue with Technovation, 55(2), 236-253. doi: 10.1111/jsbm.12270.

Honig, B., Lampel, J., Siegel, D., & Drnevich, P. (2014). Ethics in the Production and Dissemination of Management Research: Institutional Failure or Individual Fallibility? Journal of Management Studies, 51(1), 118-142. doi: 10.1111/joms.12056.

Drnevich, P., & Croson, D. (2013). Information Technology and Business-Level Strategy: Towards an Integrated Theoretical Perspective. MIS Quarterly, 37(2), 483-509. Special Issue – Digital Business Strategy: Toward a Next Generation of Insights.

Drnevich, P. & Kriauciunas, A. (2011). Clarifying the Conditions and Limits of the Contributions of Ordinary and Dynamic Capabilities to Relative Firm Performance. Strategic Management Journal32(3), 254-279. doi: 10.1002/smj.882.

Chaturvedi, A., Dolk, D., & Drnevich, P. (2011). Design Principles for Virtual Worlds. MIS Quarterly35(3), 673-684. /

Withers, M., Drnevich, P., & Marino, L. (2011). Doing More with Less: The Disordinal Implications of Firm Age for Leveraging Capabilities for Innovation Activity. Journal of Small Business Management 49(4) 515-536. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-627X.2011.00334.x.