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Laura D'Oria

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Management and Entrepreneurship
Office: 3439 Gerdin

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Laura D’Oria is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University. She studies organizational resources and capabilities with a specific focus on the social factors that affect their development (e.g., reputation, celebrity, impression management activities, and media accounts), and their effect on performance, decisions making, and competitive behavior in both established and entrepreneurial firms. Her research has been published in the Journal of Management, the Supply Chain Management Journal, the Journal of Business Logistics, and the European Management Journal.   


  • Firm Resources and Capabilities
  • Social Evaluations
  • Media
  • Competitive Dynamics

Selected Publications

  • Hofer, C., D'Oria, L., Cantor, D. E., & Ren, X. (2023) "Competitive actions and supply chain relationships: How suppliers’ value-diminishing actions affect buyers’ procurement decisions", Journal of Business Logistics, 44 (4):719-740. Link to Paper
  • Hofer, C., Barker, J. M., D'Oria, L., & Johnson, J. L. (2022) "Broadening our understanding of interfirm rivalry: A call for research on how supply networks shape competitive behavior and performance", Journal of Supply Chain Management, 58 (2)Link to Paper
  • D’Oria, L., Crook, T. R., Ketchen Jr, D. J., Sirmon, D. G., & Wright, M. (2021) "The Evolution of Resource-Based Inquiry: A Review and Meta-Analytic Integration of the Strategic Resources – Actions – Performance Pathway", Journal of Management, Link to Paper
  • Sciascia, S., D’oria, L., Bruni, M., & Larrañeta, B. (2014) "Entrepreneurial Orientation in Low-and Medium-Tech Industries: The Need for Absorptive Capacity to Increase Performance", European Management Journal, 32 (5):683-850. Link to Paper