Publications

Lee, S. 2022. The Myth of the Flat Start-ups: Reconsidering the Organizational Structure of Start-ups. Strategic Management Journal 43(1) 5892. [Link]

      • Awards

        • Finalist, Academy of Management TIM Division Dissertation Award (2022)

        • Runner-up, Industry Studies Association Dissertation Award (2021)

        • Strategic Management Society Best Conference PhD Paper Prize (2019)

        • Winner, INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition (2019)

      • Media coverage: Wharton Business Daily, The Loop, World Economic Forum

      • Presentation

        • 2020: Seoul National University

        • 2019: Simon Fraser University, University of Texas-Austin, University College London, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, The Wharton School, Michigan Ross, Strategic Management Society, INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, Michigan Ross Business Economics & Public Policy, Academy of Management, Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation Conference, Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, East Coast Doctoral Conference

Lee, S. and Csaszar, F. A. 2020. Cognitive and Structural Antecedents of Innovation: A Large-Sample Study. Strategy Science 5(2) 71–97. [Link]

      • Award: Michigan Ross Emeritus Award for the Best Second-year Paper (2017)

      • Presentation

        • 2019: Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Michigan Ross

Works in Progress

Hurst, R.,* Lee, S.,* and Frake, J.* The Hidden Cost of Flat Hierarchies on Applicant Pool Diversity: Evidence from Experiments. [Link]

  • Stage: First-round R&R at Strategic Management Journal

  • Awards

    • Strategic Management Society Conference Strategic Human Capital Interest Group Best Paper Award (2022)

    • Finalist, Strategic Management Society Conference Responsible Research Paper Prize (2022)

    • Academy of Management OMT Division Best Paper Award (2022)

    • Strategy Science Conference Best Paper Award (2022)

  • Media coverage: The Loop, Wharton Magazine

  • Presentation

    • 2022: Strategy Science Conference, Yonsei University, The Wharton School, Utah/BYU Winter Strategy Conference

    • 2021: Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation Conference Entrepreneurship and Innovation Brownbag Series

Lee, S.,* and Kim, J. D.* When Do Startups Scale? Large-scale Evidence from Job Postings. [Link]

  • Stage: First-round R&R at Strategic Management Journal

  • Presentation

    • 2022: Industry Studies Association Conference, INSEAD Doriot Entrepreneurship Conference, LBS Sumantra Ghoshal Strategy Conference

    • 2021: People and Organizations Conference

Keum, D. D., Bailey, E., and Lee, S. Functionalization and the Biases in Assessing Creativity.

Kim, J. D.*, and Lee, S.* To Integrate or To Separate: How Post-acquisition Coordination Depends on a Target Startup’s Organizational Structure.

Lee, S., and Hernandez, E. The Unintended Diversity Effect of Noncompetes.


Note. * denotes equal authorship.

Columbia/NYU East Coast Doctoral Conference (2019)
Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation Conference (2019)