Kate Odziemkowska

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management

Kate’s research focuses on nonmarket strategy. More specifically, how and when strategically aligning with often-adversarial stakeholders, such as social activists, NGOs, and local communities can benefit firms. Kate’s research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal.

At Rice’s Jones School of Business, she teaches courses in strategic management and nonmarket strategy in emerging markets. Prior to obtaining her PhD in Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Kate worked in private, public and non-profit sectors.

Teaching Interests: 

-Strategic management
-Nonmarket strategy
-Corporate sustainability

Research Interests: 

-Nonmarket strategy
-Social movements
-Cross-sector collaboration

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article

Dorobantu, S. and Odziemkowska, K., 2017. Valuing stakeholder governance: Property rights, community mobilization, and firm value. Strategic Management Journal, 38(13), pp.2682-2703.