David Welsh

Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Lincoln Fellow
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
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Biography

The Southwest is familiar territory to David Welsh, who earned degrees at the University of Southern Utah, the University of Utah, and the University of Arizona. He comes to the W. P. Carey School of Business after teaching business ethics, leadership, and organizational behavior at the University of Washington, where he was recognized for his excellence in the classroom. 

Welsh's research focuses primarily on issues related to unethical behavior in the workplace and has been published in scholarly journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. His research has also been featured in mainstream media outlets, including Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, The Huffington Post, BBC News, and Psychology Today. 

Education

  • PhD  University of Arizona, 2014
  • JD  University of Utah, 2010
  • BS  Southern Utah University, 2007

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Ethics

Publications

  • Welsh, D.T., Ordóñez, L.D., Snyder, D.G., & Christian, M.S. (2015). The slippery slope: How small ethical transgressions pave the way for larger future transgressions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 114-127.
  • Welsh, D.T., Ellis, A.P.J., Christian, M.S., & Mai, K.M. (2014). Building a self-regulatory model of sleep deprivation and deception: The role of caffeine and social influence. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 1268-1277.
  • Welsh, D.T. & Ordóñez, L.D. (2014). Conscience without cognition: The effects of subconscious priming on ethical behavior.Academy of Management Journal, 57, 723-742.
  • Welsh, D.T. & Ordóñez, L.D. (2014). The dark side of consecutive high performance goals: Linking goal setting, depletion, and unethical behavior. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 123, 79-89. Special issue on behavioral ethics.
  • Podsakoff, N.P., Whiting, S.W., Welsh, D.T., & Mai, K.M. (2013). Surveying for artifacts: The susceptibility of the OCB-performance evaluation relationship to common rater, item, and measurement context effects. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 863-874.

Courses

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 582Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792Research
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 582Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 582Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LES 582Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792Research

Work History

Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous appointments: University of Washington