Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Organizational Behavior
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Business Economics
Danish International Study Program, Copenhagen, Denmark
At Haas since 2012
2013-present, Lecturer, Management of Organizations
2012- present, Director of High Impact Teaming & Research (Teams@Haas)
External Service and Assignments
Ad hoc reviewer for Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, California Management Review, and Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, & Practice
AOM Program Chair, 2017, Information Sharing and Leadership in Multiteam and Networked Organizations, 2017.
Memberships: Academy of Management and INGroup
Current Research and Interests
High Impact Teaming, Collaborative Dynamics in Complex Global Organizations
Place Identity Formation
Transfer of Collaborative Innovation Practices in Global Organizations
Selected Papers and Publications
Pearce, B.M. (2017) At the Interface of the Firm: Alliance Context & Boundary Spanner Collaborative Dynamics. Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.
Pearce, B.M., Hinds, P., Altman, H. Thomason, B., Varlander, S., Li, K. (2016). What Happened to My Office? The Role of Place Identity in Collaborative Work. Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA (pdf link).
Hinds, P., Pearce, B.M., Mortensen M., Altman, H. Mell, J., Van der Kamp, M. (2016). Methodological Challenges in the Empirical Investigation of Amorphous Teams. INGRoup Helsinki, Finland.
Varlander, S., Hinds, P., Thomason, B., Pearce, B., Altman, H. (2015). Enacting a Constellation of Logics: How Employees Recontextualize Practices in a Global Organization. Academy of Management Discoveries (pdf link).
Thomason, B., Hinds, P. Pearce, B.M., Varlander, S. (2014). Understanding the Dynamics of Global Teams. Presented at Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA. Nominated Emerald Best International Symposium.
Espinosa, J.A., Cummings, J.N., Wilson, J.M., Pearce, B.M. (2003). Team Boundary Issues Across Multiple Global Firms. Journal of Management Information Systems, 19, 159-192 (pdf link).
Leading High Impact Teams (UGBA157 & MBS257)
Teams@Haas (FTMBA, EWMBA, EMBA)
Honors and Awards
Nominee – Emerald Best International Symposium Award Academy of Management, 2014
Nominee – Emerald Best International Symposium Award Academy of Management, 2013
Nominee – Best Paper Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science, 2002
National Science Foundation Fellowship. Grant # DGE-9354995, “Groups, Technology and Organizational Effectiveness.”
Alpha Lambda Delta – National Scholastic Honor Society, top 20% of freshman class