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Laura D'Oria

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Management and Entrepreneurship

Office: 3439 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-7200


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 and decisions making in both established and entrepreneurial firms. Her research has been published in the Journal of Management and the European Management Journal.   

Selected Publications

  • C. Hofer, J. Barker, L. D'Oria, J. Johnson (2022-01-01) "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)
  • D'Oria L., Crook T.R., Ketchen D.J., Sirmon D.G., Wright M. (2021-01-01) "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., and Larraneta B. (2014-01-01) "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