Dr. Eric Fong

Professor, Management Department



Dr. Eric Fong’s Curriculum Vitae



  • Ph.D., Strategy & Organizational Theory, University of Florida, 2004
  • B.S., Management, University of Florida, 1998
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Florida, 1998

Classes Taught

Selected Publications


  • Lee, Y., Fong, E.A., Barney, J., & Hawk, A. Forthcoming. Solving complex problems using open innovation: A knowledge divergence perspective. California Management Review.
  • Wilhite, A., Fong, E.A., & Wilhite, S. 2019. The influence of editorial decisions and the academic network on self-citations and journal impact factors. Research Policy 48(6):1513-1522.
  • Lee, Y., & Fong, E.A. 2019. The impact of diversifying and de novo firms on regional innovation performance in an emerging industry: A longitudinal study of the U.S. ethanol industry. Industry and Innovation 26(7): 769-794.
  • Fong, E.A., & Wilhite, A. 2017. Authorship and citation manipulation in academic research. PLoS ONE 12(12): e0187394. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187394
  • Fong, E. A., Xing, X., Orman, W. H., & Mackenzie, W. I. 2015. Consequences of deviating from predicted CEO labor market compensation on long-term firm value. Journal of Business Research, 68(2): 299-305.
  • Wilhite, A., & Fong, E. A. 2012.  Coercive Citation in Academic Publishing. Science 335(3 February): 542-543.
  • Wilhite, A., & Fong, E. A. 2012 Agent-based models and hypothesis testing: An example of innovation and organizational structure. Knowledge Engineering Review, 27(2): 221-238.
  • Fong, E. A. 2010. Relative CEO underpayment and CEO behavior towards R&D spending. Journal of Management Studies 47(6): 1095-1122.
  • Fong, E. A., Misangyi, V., & Tosi, H. L. 2010. The effects of CEO pay deviations on CEO withdrawal, firm size, and firm profits. Strategic Management Journal 21(6): 629-651.
  • Fong, E. A. 2010. CEO pay fairness as a predictor of stakeholder management. Journal of Business Research 63(4): 404-410.
  • Fong, E.A., & Tosi, H.L. 2007. Effort, performance, and conscientiousness: An agency theory perspective. Journal of Management 33(2):161-179.