He is a member of the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, Academy of International Business and the Southern Management Association. His research interests include corporate restructuring and governance (both domestic and international), IPOs and strategy and governance changes in the pre- and post-IPO firm, international diversification and corporate social performance. His teaching interests are in the areas of strategic management, entrepreneurship, organization change and research methods. He has received several research and teaching awards. His publications appear in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies and Business and Society, among others. He currently serves on the editorial review boards of Organization Science and the Journal of Management and has served on the Academy of Management Journal editorial review board. Before rejoining the College of Business at the University of Missouri he was a faculty member and holder of the Puterbaugh Chair in American Enterprise in the Price College at the University of Oklahoma.
B.S. University of Miami, 1982; PhD Texas A&M University, 1992.