Wednesday: 12:00 pm-12:00 pm
A member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society, Professor Chiles teaches strategizing, organizing and enterprising, as well as research methods. His teaching has been recognized as an O'Brien Teaching Excellence Award finalist. His research interests are in entrepreneurship, organization and process theory, and their intersection. His work in these areas explores processes such as novelty creation and commercialization, industry emergence and evolution, and market order and upheaval. His research has been funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and has appeared in leading scholarly journals such as Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Science. Prior to academe, he worked eight years in new product development as an R&D engineer, project manager, market planner, and competitive strategist in organizations ranging from large multinationals to medium-size spinoffs to small firms.
Ph.D. University of Oregon, 1996.