Rogerio S. Victer

Associate Professor in-Residence

Management &



  • D.B.A., Strategy & Policy/ Information Systems, Boston University
  • M.B.A., General Management/ Organizational Behavior, Boston College
  • M.S., Political Sciences and Social Anthropology, Federal University at Rio de Janeiro 
  • B.S., Organizational Psychology, Federal University at Niteroi

Areas of Expertise:

  • Business Strategy and Diversification
  • Theory of Competitive Advantage
  • Corporate Leadership and Innovation
  • Knowledge Economics and Organizational Design 


Rogerio Victer is Associate Professor at the Boucher Management and Entrepreneurship Department in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut. He is specialized in teaching courses in the disciplines of business strategy, corporate leadership, and organizational innovation. His research is focused on the explanation of sources of performance differentiation based on the integration of distinct theories of competitive advantage, including Industrial Dynamics, Resource-based View of the Firm, Evolutionary Economics, and Behavioral Theory of Organizations.  He is particularly interested in the organization of innovation and the design of value systems relevant to the commercialization of knowledge. His current research program focuses on the underlying cognitive functions at the level of the organization required to generate and sustain superior performance in competitive conditions.

His professional experiences include multiple international assignments for large, multinational corporations in different parts of the world, including the foundation of Dell Computers in Brazil. His research accomplishments are many, including winning the Best Paper Award at the Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy.  He has published in various journals, including the Journal of International Business Studies, Management Decision, and Journal of Organizational Design.  He serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Management Decision and he is also an ad hoc reviewer for the Academy of Management Journal and the Strategic Management Journal.


Courses Taught:

MGMT4900, MGMT5615, MGMT5640, MGMT5650, MGMT5678, MGMT5800


Featured publications:

Victer, Rogerio (2020), “Connectivity Knowledge and the Degree of Structural Formalization,” Journal of Organizational Design, 9: 7 (

Victer, Rogerio (2014), “The Strategic Attributes of Technological Knowledge: Understanding the Conditions in Which Knowledge Matters to Performance,” Management Decision, Vol. 52 (3): 610-35.

Victer, Rogerio & Kenneth Hatten (2010). “The Transformation of Firm Profitability Patterns,” Journal of Global Business Management, Vol. 6 (2): 154-164.

McGahan, Anita & Rogerio Victer (2010). “How Much Does Home Country Matter to Corporate Profitability?Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 41 (1): 142-165.  

Victer, Rogerio (2009), Location and Performance: Studies on the Inter-Country Variance in Firm Profitability, VDM Verlag, USA/ Germany. (Doctoral Dissertation)



Contact Information
Phone+1 (203) 846-2598
Mailing AddressOne University Place, Stamford, CT 06901
Office Location#3.82
Office HoursTue 3 - 7PM, Wed 1 -3:30PM (Mon 1-3:30PM @Waterbury)
CoursesMGMT4902; MGMT5800; MGMT5640; MGMT5650; MGMT5615