PhD, Strategic Management, University of Minnesota
MBA, Finance and General Management, University of Michigan
BA, Accounting, University of Washington
At Haas since 2005
2005 – present, Lecturer, Haas School of Business
2004 – 2007, Adjunct Faculty, The Advisory Board Company, Physician Leadership Academy
2000 – 2005, Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University
2000 – 2002, Visiting Adjunct Instructor/Assistant Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
External Service and Assignments
Board Member, Academy of Management Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Academy of Management Journal
Member, Academy of Management
Member, Strategic Management Society
Adjunct Faculty, The Advisory Board Company
Current Research and Interests
Expertise and deliberate practice
Strategic decision making
Strategic management of healthcare organizations
Selected Papers and Publications
“Who Should Lead a Healthcare Organization: MDs or MBAs?” with S. Pal and D. A. Swan. Journal of Healthcare Management 49, no. 2 (2004): 103-117.
“Top Managers And Institutional Stakeholders: A Test of Two Models of Adaptation and Performance,” with M. V. Russo and F. C. Schultz, in Unfolding Stakeholder Thinking, edited by J. Andriof, et al. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf, 2003.
“Stakeholder Theory and Managerial Decision Making: Constraints and Implications of Stakeholder Balancing Decisions,” with S. Reynolds and D. Hekman. Journal of Management.
“Executive Decision-Making Expertise: A Cognitive Reinterpretation of Environmental Turbulence, Information Use and Organizational Performance.” (Working paper.)