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Greg Young

Associate Professor

Graduate Faculty

Nelson Hall 1326



Ph.D., Strategic Management, University of Maryland, (1993)


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Department and Affiliations

Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Dr. Greg Young is Associate Professor of Strategy and Ethics
Management in the Poole College of Management of NC State University.
His research, teaching, and consulting focuses on business ethics
excellence, the management of reputational capital, and the dynamics
of competitive strategy.  Dr. Young is a member of the Academy of
Management and of the Reputation Institute.  He also is a Faculty
Fellow of the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative at NC State
University, and an affiliated faculty with the university’s Global
Health Initiative.

Professor Young served on the editorial board of the Academy’s premier
journal on management theory, the Academy of Management Review from
2000 through 2002.  He also was on the Editorial Board of the
Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society, published by Sage in 2007
and recognized with three awards for best business reference resource.

He has published and presented papers that relate the competitive
advantage of the firm with business conduct and the management of
organizational reputation.  His work has been published in prestigious
journals including the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of
Management, Organization Science, the Competitive Intelligence Review,
Journal of Business Research, and the Journal of Management Inquiry.

Dr. Young has conducted a series of presentations for practicing
managers and academic scholars on the topics of business ethics,
competitive intelligence, and competitive advantage.  He also has
consulted on various economic and business issues including business
valuation, business development, and economic impact.

Research Publications

  • Young, G., Sapienza, H., Baumer, D. (forthcoming). “The influence of flexibility in Buyer-Seller relationships on the productivity of knowledge.” Journal of Business Research
  • Young, G., Smith, K.G., Grimm, C.M., and Simon, D. (2000). “Multimarket contact and resource dissimilarity: A competitive dynamics perspective;” Journal of Management 26(6): 1217-1236.
  • Young, G. (2000). “Hayek and E-commerce: Knowledge and complexity in the 21st century;” Libertas
  • Baumer, D. and G. Young. (2001). “High-Tech transactions cost engineering;” Journal of Law and Business