Faculty to Contact in Areas of Specialization:

Currently our program supports specialization in Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Leadership in Organizations, and Operations and Management Science

Business Ethics

R. Edward Freeman (PhD, Washington University)
Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration
Stakeholder management, leadership, business ethics, corporate responsibility, business strategy, conscious capitalism

Jared D. Harris (PhD, University of Minnesota)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Business ethics, corporate governance, interfirm trust

Alexander B. Horniman (DBA, Harvard University)
Killgallon Ohio Art Professor of Business Administration
Business ethics, developing personal leadership, executive behavior, managerial psychology, managing diverse work groups, managing personal and organizational change, motivating others to increased performance

Bidhan L. Parmar (PhD, University of Virginia)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Decision making and ambiguity, business ethics and leadership, collaboration, stakeholder management

Andrew C. Wicks (PhD, University of Virginia)
Ruffin Professor of Business Administration
Director, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics
International business ethics, corporate social responsibility, ethics in public life

Entrepreneurship

L.J. Bourgeois III (PhD, University of Washington)
Professor of Business Administration
Competitive strategy in high-tech environments, strategy and leadership, corporate culture, and corporate strategy

Ming-Jer Chen (PhD, University of Maryland)
Leslie E. Grayson Professor of Business Administration
Business strategy, global strategy and competition, Chinese business and East-West management

John L. Colley, Jr. (DBA, University of Southern California)
Almand R. Coleman Professor of Business Administration
Corporate/divisional strategy, health care operations, health care programs, managing corporate aviation, manufacturing operations, systems, service industry strategy and operations

Gregory B. Fairchild (PhD, Columbia University)
E. Thayer Bigelow Associate Professor of Business Administration
Management trends and fads, developing economies, entrepreneur’s role in regional/local
development, entrepreneurship in developing economies, ethnic and inner city marketing

Andrea Larson (PhD, Harvard University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Entrepreneurship, environmentally sustainable business

Michael Lenox (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Samuel L. Slover Professor of Business
Business strategy, innovation & entrepreneurship, corporate venture capital, corporate environmental sustainability

Jeanne M. Liedtka (DBA, Boston University)
United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration
Leading growth, design thinking, corporate innovation

Saras D. Sarasvathy (PhD, Carnegie Mellon University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Entrepreneurship, cognitive science, behavioral economics

S. Venkataraman (PhD, University of Minnesota)
MasterCard Professor of Business Administration
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
Entrepreneurial opportunity, business strategy, corporate strategy, corporate venturing, new Venture creation and financing, regional development, entrepreneurship education, managing growth

Leadership in Organizations

Kristin J. Behfar (PhD, Cornell University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Conflict management, team process and decision making, leading across cultures

Martin N. Davidson (PhD, Stanford University)
Professor of Business Administration
Leveraging difference, global leadership, identity and leadership, managing in culturally diverse firms

Lynn A. Isabella (DBA, Boston University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Leading and managing in a global environment, developing your global leadership competencies and personal best, unleashing the potential for teams and team-based collaboration, changing the way individuals and companies think about change, strategic alliances and partnerships

Scott A. Snell (PhD, Michigan State University)
Professor of Business Administration
Human capital strategy, organizational capability, talent management

Melissa Thomas-Hunt (PhD, Northwestern University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Negotiations, power and influence, leveraging expertise, global diversity

Operations and Management Science

Samuel E. Bodily (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
John Tyler Professor of Business Administration
Decision analysis, risk analysis, strategy modeling, energy and electric utility industries, forecasting methods, probability and statistics

Robert L. Carraway (PhD, Purdue University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Decision analysis, optimization/optimal resource allocation

Raul O. Chao (PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Innovation, new product development, R&D, complex adaptive systems

Yael Grushka-Cockayne (PhD, MRes, London Business School)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Multi-criteria decision analysis, behavioral decision making, innovation and new product development

James R. Freeland (PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Sponsors Professor of Business Administration
Behavorial operations, modeling of operations issues, services management

Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat (PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Innovation, new product development, r&d, organization design and incentives, resource allocation processes

Tim Kraft (PhD, Stanford University)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Distribution and logistics, operations strategy, supply chain management , sustainable operations

Robert D. Landel (PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Henry E. McWane Professor of Business Administration
Operations strategy, business process improvement, high performance organization

Kenneth C. Lichtendahl Jr. (PhD, Duke University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Decision analysis, Bayesian statistics, probability forecasting, combining forecasts, multiattribute utility theory, dynamic programming

Phillip E. Pfeifer (PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology)
Richard S. Reynolds Professor of Business Administration
Direct marketing, probability/statistics, quantitative decision analysis

Gal Raz (PhD, Stanford University)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Operations strategy, modeling of operational issues, supply chain management, sustainable operations

Elliott N. Weiss (PhD, University of Pennsylvania)
Oliver Wight Professor of Business Administration
Manufacturing planning and scheduling, manufacturing project management, materials management, total productive maintenance

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