Kenji Klein

Assistant Professor, Management/HRM (MHRM)
Email: kenji.klein@csulb.edu
Campus Phone: 562-985-5570
Office: CBA-311
Google Scholar Page

Strategy; Organization Theory; Entrepreneurship; International Business; Innovation Management

Institutional Change; New Form Emergence; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; Identity

  • PhD, UC Irvine, 2012
    Major/Concentration: Management
  • Master, UC Irvine, 2003
    Major/Concentration: Business Administration
  • Master, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1994
    Major/Concentration: History
  • Bachelor, Pomona College, 1986
    Major/Concentration: History
    Academic
  • California State University Long Beach (2014 - Present) Assistant Professor of Management
  • St. Mary's College of California (2012 - 2014) Assistant Professor
  • UC Irvine (2011 - 2011) Instructor
  • Sun Mar Nursing Center (2003 - 2005) Nursing Home Administrator
  • Iolani School (1998 - 2001) High School Teacher
  • University Laboratory School (1997 - 1998) High School Teacher
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (1989 - 1991) Purchasing Agent
  • "Differences Between Inter- and Intra- Group Dynamics in Knowledge Transfer Processes", Management Decision , Jan-2017
  • "Are Secret Proceedings Why Longer Tenured Employees Trust Their Organizations Least", Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, Jan-2017
  • "Dispensing pleasantries? Responding to legitimacy and reputation in online medical marijuana marketing.", Management Decision , Sep-2016
  • "Entrepreneurship, Identity, and the Transformation of Marketing Systems: Medical Cannabis in California", Journal of Macromarketing , Jun-2016
  • "Virtue or Voice: The Impact of Ideology and Identity on Business Model Choice in California's Medical Marijuana Industry", International Academy of Business Disciplines , San Francisco , Apr-2018
  • "Virtue or Voice: The Impact of Ideology and Identity on Business Model Choice in California's Medical Marijuana Industry", Eurasia Business and Economics Society , Rome, Italy , Jan-2017
  • "Weeding Out the Competition: How Alternatives are Eliminated During Institutionalization", Organization & Management Colloquium , University of California, Irvine , Jan-2016
  • "Weeding Out the Competition: How Alternatives are Eliminated During Institutionalization", Academy of Management , Jan-2015
  • "Differences Between Inter- and Intra- Group Dynamics in Knowledge Transfer Processes", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Lahaina, HI , Jan-2015
  • "Identity-based Informal Economy Entrepreneurship as Institutional Change Project", Academy of Management , Lake Buena Vista, FL , Dec-2013
  • "Weeding Out the Competition: How Alternatives are Eliminated During Institutionalization", Organization Science Winter Conference , Steamboat Springs, CO , Dec-2013
  • "Weeding Out the Competition: How Alternatives are Eliminated During Institutionalization", Paul R. Lawrence Conference Connecting Rigor and Relevance in Institutional Analysis, Harvard Business School , Boston, MA , Dec-2013
  • "Ad-hoc reviewer" , Journal of Macromarketing - Editor , Jan-2017
  • "Virtue or Voice: The Impact of Ideology and Identity on Business Model Choice in California's Medical Marijuana Industry." , Hamburg University of Applied Sciences , Jan-2017
  • "Industry Emergence & Legitimacy Building: The Evolving Case of the Cannabis Industry in the U.S" (Jan-2015) , Preconference Extension Strategic Management Society Denver
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