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Luis Martins

Director, Herb Kelleher Entrepreneurship Center

Department:     Management

Additional Titles:     Professor

Research Areas:     Diversity, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Organizational Change and Redesign, Organizational Innovation

Luis Martins



McCombs School of Business Career Award for Outstanding Research Contributions


EY Amplify Inclusion Award, Working Professionals MBA Program in Houston, McCombs School of Business


Outstanding Faculty Award, Executive MBA Program, McCombs School of Business


EY Amplify Inclusion Award, Executive MBA Program, McCombs School of Business.


Outstanding Faculty Award (selected by the graduating class as the best professor of the program), Executive MBA Program, McCombs School of Business


EY Amplify Inclusion Award Executive MBA Program, McCombs School of Business


Ishani Aggarwal, Marieke C. Schilpzand, Luis L. Martins, Anita Williams Wooley, Marco Molinaro.  April 2023. The Benefits of Cognitive Style Versatility for Collaborative Work. Journal of Applied Psychology 108(4): 647-659.

Ethan R. Burris, Luis L. Martins, and Yurianna Kimmons. Sep 2022. Mixed Messages:  Why Manager (Do Not) Endorse Employee Voice. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 172: 104185.

Violina Rindova and Luis L. Martins. 2021. Futurescapes: Imagination and Temporal Reorganization in the Design of Strategic Narratives. Strategic Organization. Feb2022, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p200-224. 25p. 


Luis L. Martins and Wonbin Sohn. How Does Diversity Affect Team Cognitive Processes? Understanding the Cognitive Pathways Underlying the Diversity Dividend in Teams. Academy of Management Annals. 2022, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p134-178. 45p.


Violina Rindova and Luis L. Martins. 2021. Shaping Possibilities: A Design Science Approach to Developing Novel Strategies. Academy of Management Review 46(4), 800-822.


Luis L. Martins. 2020. Strategic Diversity Leadership: The Role of Senior Leaders in Delivering the Diversity Dividend. Journal of Management 46(7), 1191-1204.


Violina P. Rindova, Luis L. Martins, Santosh B. Srinivas, and David Chandler. 2018. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Organizational Rankings: A Multidisciplinary Review of the Literature and Directions for Future Research. Journal of Management 44(6), 2175-2208.

Jesse E. Olsen, Charles K. Parsons, Luis L. Martins, and Vera Ivanaj. 2016. Gender Diversity Programs, Perceived Potential for Advancement, and Organizational Attractiveness. Group and Organization Management 41(3), 271-309.


Jesse E. Olsen and Luis L. Martins. 2016. Racioethnicity, Community Makeup, and Potential Employees' Reactions to Organizational Diversity Managemnet Approaches. Journal of Applied Psychology 101(5), 657-672.


Luis L. Martins, Violina P. Rindova, and Bruce E. Greenbaum. 2015. Unlocking the Hidden Value of Concepts: A Cognitive Approach to Business Model Innovation. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 9(1), 99-117.


Luis L. Martins, Marieke C. Schilpzand, Bradley L. Kirkman, Silvester Ivanaj, and Vera Ivanaj. 2013. A Contingency View of the Effects of Cognitive Diversity on Team Performance: The Moderating Roles of Team Psychological Safety and Relationship Conflict. Small Group Research 44(2), 96-126.


Cindy P. Zapata, Jesse E. Olsen, and Luis L. Martins. 2013. Social Exchange from the Supervisor's Perspective: Employee Trustworthiness as a Predictor of Interpersonal and Informational Justice. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 121(1), 1-12.


Marieke C. Schilpzand, Luis L. Martins, Bradley L. Kirkman, Kevin B. Lowe, and Zhen Xiong Chen. 2013. The Relationship Between Organizational Justice and Organizational Citizenship Behaviour: The Role of Cultural Value Orientations. Management and Organization Review 9(2), 345-374.


Violina P. Rindova, Adrian Yeow, Luis L. Martins, and Samer Faraj. 2012. Partnering Portfolios, Value-Creation Logics, and Growth Trajectories: A Comparison of Yahoo and Google (1995 to 2007). Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 6(2), 133-151.


Jesse E. Olsen and Luis L. Martins. 2012. Understanding Organizational Diversity Management Programs: A Theoretical Framework and Directions for Future Research. Journal of Organizational Behavior 33(8), 1168-1187.


Luis L. Martins and Christina E. Shalley. 2011. Creativity in Virtual Work: Effects of Demographic Differences. Small Group Research 42(5), 536-561.


Luis L. Martins and Marieke C. Schilpzand. 2011. Global virtual teams: Key developments, research gaps, and future directions. Emerald Group Publishing.


Luis L. Martins. 2011. Organizational change and development. in APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Vol. 3, S. Zedeck, ed. Washington, D.C. 691-728.


Jesse E. Olsen and Luis L. Martins. 2009. Effects of Expatriate Demographic Characteristics on Adjustment: A Social Identity Approach. Human Resource Management 48(2), 311-328.


Luis L. Martins and Charles K. Parsons. 2007. Effects of gender diversity management on perceptions of organizational attractiveness: The role of individual differences in attitudes and beliefs. Journal of Applied Psychology 92(3), 865-875.


Luis L. Martins. 2005. A model of the effects of reputational rankings on organizational change. Organization Science 16(6), 701-720.


Luis L. Martins, Lucy L. Gilson, and M. Travis Maynard. 2004. Virtual Teams: What do we know and where do we go from here? Journal of Management 30(6), 805-835.


Luis L. Martins, Kimberly A. Eddleston, and John F. Veiga. 2002. Moderators of the relationship between work-family conflict and career satisfaction. Academy of Management Journal 45(2), 399-409.


Luis L. Martins and Ajit Kambil. 1999. Looking back and thinking ahead: Effects of prior success on managers' interpretations of new information technologies. Academy of Management Journal 42(6), 652-661.


R. Reger, J. Barney, S. Bunderson, P. Foreman, L. Gustafson, A. Huff, Luis L. Martins, Y. Sarason, and L. Stimpert. 1998. A strategy conversation on the topic of organizational identity. in Identity in Organizations: Developing Theory Through Conversations., D. Whetten & P. Godfrey, ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


Frances J. Milliken, Luis L. Martins, and Hal Morgan. 1998. Explaining organizational responsiveness to work-family issues: The role of Human Resource managers as issue interpreters. Academy of Management Journal 41(5), 580-592.


Luis L. Martins. 1998. The very visible hand of reputational rankings in U.S. business schools. Corporate Reputation Review 1(3), 293-298.


Frances J. Milliken and Luis L. Martins. 1996. Searching for common threads: Understanding the multiple effects of diversity in organizational groups. Academy of Management Review 21(2), 402-433.

Violina P. Rindova, and Luis L. Martins. Moral Imagination, the Collective Desirable, and Strategic Purpose. Strategy Science.  Forthcoming.