Mark   J.  Kroll

Dean  

Office: BMAIN 2.504D
Phone: (956) 882-5803
Email: mark.kroll@utrgv.edu

Dr. Mark J. Kroll

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Entrepreneurship and corporate governance
  • Education

    • DBA, Management, Mississippi State University, 1983
    • MBA, Sam Houston State University, 1979
    • BBA, Sam Houston State University, 1977




Selected Publications


  • Miguel Gonzalez, Mark Kroll, Carlos Marin, Pablo Rhi-Perez, and Christopher Wilson. Backward Integration of Manufacturing Supply Chains in the Brownsville-Matamoros Region: An Approach for Creating a Competitive Binational Advanced Manufacturing Cluster. September 2017: 115.

  • Pablo Rhi Perez, Mark Kroll, and Carlos Marin. United Brownsville and the U.S. Economic Development Agency (EDA Investment No. 08-06-04976) . BROWNSVILLE. TEXAS: UNITED BROWNSVILLE, UNIQUE, August 2017.

  • Son Le, Mark Kroll, and Bruce Walters. "TMT departures and post-IPO outside director additions: Implications for young IPO firms' survival and performance," Journal of Small Business Management (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2016).

  • Son Le, P. Jung, and Mark Kroll. "Differential Effects of Pre- and Post-Acquisition R&D Expenditures on Post-Acquisition Performance," Journal of Business Research (2014).

  • Eugene Kang and Mark Kroll. "Deciding who will rule: Examining the influence of outside non-core directors on executive entrenchment," Organization Science (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2014).

  • Son Le, Mark Kroll, and Bruce Walters. "Outside Directors' Experience, TMT Firm-Specific Human Capital, and Firm Performance in Entrepreneurial IPO Firms," Journal of Business Research (2013).

  • Guclu Atinc, Marcia Simmering, and Mark Kroll. "Control Variable Use and Reporting in Macro and Micro Management Research," Organizational Research Methods 15, no. 1 (2012): 57-74.

  • Son Le, Mark Kroll, and Bruce Walters. "The Impact of Board Composition on TMT Industry- and Firm-Specific Human Capital," Journal of Managerial Issues 14, (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2012): 412-432.

  • S. Lee, Mark Kroll, and B. Walters. "Board influences on Organizational Actions," SA, Texas: Academy if Managemnet meeting, Business Policy and Strategy division, 2011.

  • S. Le, Mark Kroll, and B. Walters. "IIdebtification of Corporate Governance Modes: A Role Based Structure Approach. ," Montreal, Canada: Academy of Management meeting, Business Policy and Strategy division, 2010.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Adam Russel. Establishment of an NSF I-Corps Site at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, National Science Foundation, $499,985.00 (July 27, 2017 - August 31, 2022)



Selected Presentations


  • Keshab Acharya, Michael Abebe, and Mark Kroll. "Wearing Their Thoughts on Their Sleeves: Nature and Consequences of CEO Outspokenness," Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association, Lexington, Kentucky (November 2018)

  • Mark Kroll, Michael Abebe, and Husne Dadanlar. "What Are The Odds? Stakeholder and Institutional Challenges of Achieving Sustainable Growth," 2017 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management , Atlanta, GA (August 2017)

  • Mark Kroll, S Le, and B Walters. "Board influences on organizational actions," Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy division, San Antonio, TX (August 2011)

  • Mark Kroll, S Le, and B Walters. "Identification of Corporate Governance Modes: A Role-Based Structure Approach," Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada (2010)

  • Mark Kroll, S Le, P Wright, and B Walters. "Insider Dominance, Environment, and Post-IPO Performance," Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA (2008)

  • Mark Kroll, B Walters, and S Le. "The Impact of Director Incentives, Human Capital, and CEO Ownership on Acquisition Returns," Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA (2008)

  • Mark Kroll, S Wunnava, and S Ellis. "IT outsourcing: Examined under the RBV lens," Conference of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, (2008)

  • Mark Kroll, G Athnic, and Y Liu. "The impact of corporate governance mechanisms on firm performance in publicly-held Chinese firms," Southwest Academy of Management Meeting, Southwest Academy of Management, Houston, Tx (2008)

  • Mark Kroll, S Le, and B Walters. "Key stakeholders' common goal and its effect on board composition in young, post-IPO firms," Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA (2007)

  • Mark Kroll, B Walters, and P Wright. "CEO Tenure, Boards of Directors and Acquisition Performance," Southwest Academy of Management Meeting, Southwest Academy of Management, (2006)