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Kent Miller

Department: Management
Department: Management
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N425
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 353-6428
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography

    Professor Miller teaches strategic management courses for full-time and executive MBA students. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the MSU faculty, he taught at Purdue University (Krannert), the German International Graduate School of Management and Administration (GISMA), and New York University (Stern).

    Professor Miller studies organizational learning and strategic change, as well as methodological and philosophical issues in management and organization studies. His research encompasses empirical, theoretical, and modeling work. Some projects develop computer simulation models to explore social learning processes and their implications for organizations. He has authored over forty academic research articles.

    He is a member of the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. He serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Learning and Education, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Organization.

  • Publications
    Miller, K. D. (2015). Agent-Based Modeling and Organization Studies: A Critical Realist Perspective. Organization Studies, 36: 175-196.
    Miller, K. D. (2015). Organizational Research as Practical Theology. Organizational Research Methods, 18: 276-299.
    Miller, K. D. & Lin, S. (2015). Analogical Reasoning for Diagnosing Strategic Issues in Dynamic and Complex Environments. Strategic Management Journal, 36: 2000-2020. 
    Miller, K. D. & Martignoni, D. (2016). Organizational Learning with Forgetting: Reconsidering the Exploration-Exploitation Tradeoff.” Strategic Organization, 14: 53-72.
    Miller, K. D. (2017). Interfaith Dialogue in a Secular Field. Management Research Review, 40: 824-844.
    Miller, K. D. (2017). Organizing with the Spirit. Christian Scholar’s Review, 46: 213-231.
    Miller, K. D. (2019). Responding to Fundamentalism: Secularism or Humble Faith? Academy of Management Perspectives, 33(3): 307-322.
    Chanda, S. S., & Miller, K. D. (2019). Replicating Agent-based Models: Revisiting March's Exploration-Exploitation Study, Strategic Organization, 17(4): 425-449.
    Miller, K. D., Gomes, E., & Lehman, D. W. (2019). Strategy Restoration. Long Range Planning, 52(5), Article 101855: 1-15.
  • Courses
    • PIM 855: Strategic Management 1
    • PIM 856: Strategic Management 2
    • PIM 801: Organizational Analysis

Related News:

Broad College appoints new leaders ahead of 2021–22 year 
This year, we welcome the next generation of college leaders to fill a blend of newly created and existing positions.
Department of Management announces new chairperson 
Professor Kent Miller will take over when Gambrel Family Endowed Professor Don Conlon ends his term August 2021.