Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2008; MBA, Fordham University, 1995; B.A., Murray State University, 1991
Corporate governance, executive compensation, CEO hubris, resource allocation
Arrfelt, M., Wiseman, R.M., & Hult, G.T.M. Looking Backward Instead of Forward: Aspiration-driven influences on the Efficiency of the Capital Allocation Process. Under review at AMJ.
Arrfelt, M., Wiseman, R.M., McNamara, G., & Hult, G.T.M. Examining a Key Corporate Role: The Influence of Capital Allocation Competency on Firm Performance. Under review at SMJ.
Mannor, M.J. Arrfelt, M., & Wowak, A.J. Arrogant but not Ignorant? How CEOs Use Coping Mechanisms to Overcome the Aggressive Biases of Hubris and Improve Firm Performance. Under review at SMJ.
Arrfelt, M., Mannor, M.J., Nahrgang, J.D., & Christensen, A.L. All Risk Taking is Not the Same: Examining Competing Effects of Risk-Taking on Firm Risk and Firm Performance with Meta-Analysis. Under review at AMJ.
Wowak, A.J., Mannor, M.J., & Arrfelt, M. Can't Buy Me Love? How Charismatic CEOs Supplement Their Charms with Influence Maintenance Behaviors.
Nahrgang, J.D., Seo, J., Christensen, A.L., & Arrfelt, M. Understanding the Process of Leadership Emergence through Meta-analytic Investigation.
Arizona State University: 2008-present.
Member, Academy of Management; Member, Strategic Management Society; Reviewer, Academy of Management and SMS Conferences
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Business strategies and fund raising, Lockspot Inc., 2000-2001; Director, Outdoor and alternative advertising, Massivemedia, 1999-2001; Head of Interest Rate Trading and Deputy Chief Foreign Exchange Trading, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, 1991-1999
Devers, C.E., McNamara, G., Wiseman, R.M. & Arrfelt, M. (2008). "Moving Closer to the Action: Examining Compensation Design Effects on Firm Risk." Organization Science, 19: 548-566.
Hult, G.T.M., Ketchen, D.J., & Arrfelt, M. (2007). "Strategic Supply Chain Management: Improving Performance through a Culture of Competitiveness and Knowledge." Strategic Management Journal, 28: 1035-1052.
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MGT 459 - International Management
Concepts and practices of multinational and foreign firms. Objectives, strategies, policies, and organizational structures for operating in various environments.
MGT 493 - Honors Thesis
Supervised research or creative activity focused on preparation and completion of an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.
MGT 791 - Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.
MGT 792 - Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.