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Frank C. Schultz

Lecturer (continuing)
Distinguished Teaching Fellow
Haas Management of Organizations Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment, F502
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
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PhD, Strategic Management, University of Minnesota
MBA, Finance and General Management, University of Michigan
BA, Accounting, University of Washington

Positions Held

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 leadership
  • Strategic decision making
  • Strategic management of healthcare organizations
  • Stakeholder management

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.)
  • “An Executive Decision-Making Expertise Perspective on Strategic Decision-Making Speed.” (Working paper.)
  • “The Impact of Organizational Slack on Strategic Decision Making.” (Working paper.)


  • Executive Leadership, XMBA 257-11
  • Competitive Strategy, EWMBA 299E-11
  • Leadership, EWMBA 257-11
  • Leadership, EWMBA 257-11
  • International Seminar — Brazil, EWMBA/MBA 298S.1
  • Competitive Strategy, UGBA 157

Honors and Awards

  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Undergraduate Program, 2010
  • Best Dissertation Award Finalist – Academy of Management Business Policy and Strategy Division
  • Carlson School of Management PhD Fellowship
  • Juran PhD Fellowship in Quality Leadership
  • Larry L. Cummings Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student Teaching
  • Allina Health System PhD Fellowship
  • Richard Ellis DuPuy Jr. Fellowship in Strategic Management

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