Management Faculty Research Interests
Ph.D. Concentration in Organization and Management Studies
Robert L. Cardy
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982; M.A. Central Michigan University, 1978; B.S. Central Michigan University, 1976.
Current Research Interests: Human resource management, performance management, fairness and employee well being, HR selection and training.
Pepe Lee Chang
Ph.D. Department of Philosophy, University of Utah, 2007; B.S. Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, 1995.
Current Research Interests: Moral philosophy, business ethics, the commoditization of healthcare, social issues in management, environmental ethics, gender issues, Nietzsche, bioethics, experimental philosophy, corporate social responsibility.
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2007; MBA, Institute of Management Technology, India, 1989; B. Com., University of Delhi, India, 1987.
Current Research Interests: Negative side effects of social networks, inter-organizational alliances, board of director effectiveness, entrepreneurship and venture capital.
Dina V. Krasikova
Ph.D. Purdue University, 2011; M.S. Purdue University, 2008; Diploma Voronezh State University, 2004.
Current Research Interests: Organizational behavior, leadership, dyadic phenomena in organizations, employee health and well-being, research methods and statistics applied to studying organizational phenomena.
Ph.D. University of Iowa, 2003; B.S. Vietnam National University, 1990.
Current Research Interests: Personnell selection, personnel and educational testing, cross-cultural organizational behavior, quantitative research methodology.
Cynthia A. Lengnick-Hall
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1981; M.B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, 1976; B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, 1970.
Current Research Interests: Competitive capabilities, organizational resilience, knowledge management, strategic HRM, sustainable use of indigenous knowledge, balancing competing organizational forces, supply chain orientation.
Mark L. Lengnick-Hall
Ph.D. Purdue University, 1988; M.B.A. University of Texas at Austin, 1978; B.B.A. University of Texas at Austin, 1975.
Current Research Interests: Strategic human resource management, causes and solutions for high unemployment among Americans with disabilities, impact of information technology on the organization and HR, knowledge management, HR issues in the supply chain.
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana, 2009; B.S. Brigham Young University, 2005.
Current Research Interests: Conflict management with a particular focus on interdependent decision-making such as cooperative tasks (e.g., coordination), competitive tasks (e.g., auctions), and the hybrid of cooperative-competitive tasks (e.g., social dilemmas and negotiation).
Michael L. McDonald
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2003; B.A. Emory University, 1982.
Current Research Interests: Social networks of executive leaders and their consequences for executive effectiveness, organizational strategy, and organizational performance; board of director effectiveness; gender and racial diversity in the corporate elite.
Stewart R. Miller
Ph.D. Indiana University, 1999; M.B.A. Northwestern University, 1990; B.A. Northwestern University, 1986.
Current Research Interests: International management, emerging market firms, liability of foreignness, institutional and cultural distance, alliance portfolio internationalization.
Bruce C. Rudy
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2011; M.S. University of Michigan, 2003; B.B.A. University of Texas at Austin, 1995.
Current Research Interests: The corporation in society, strategic political management, corporate social responsibility, resource dependence, prospect theory/strategic categorization of threats and opportunities.
Wm. Gerard Sanders
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1996; B.S. Brigham Young University, 1980.
Current Research Interests: Corporate governance and executive leadership and their effects on strategic decision making and company performance.
Ph.D. Stanford University, 2010; M.B.A. University of Michigan, 2002; B.A. Oberlin College, 1989.
Current Research Interests: The intersection of technology, law, and commerce; how organizations create and manage intellectual property, information compliance behavior, division of knowledge labor, social construction of patents.
Annual Deadline for Applying for Fall 2015 is February 1st