Gerry Keim

Biography

Professor Keim's research, teaching and consulting focus on business-government relations in the US and other advanced economies and on differences in business environments in different countries. His research has been published in top managment and political science journals. He has worked with major corporations and business associations in the U.S. He was a Senior Fullbirght Professor in Germany and led a USIS faculty team in the Czech Republic.

He currently serves as Faculty Director for the Executive MBA at ASU.

 

 

 

Education

  • Ph.D.Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1976
  • M.A. Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1974
  • B.S. Economics, University of Delaware, 1971

Research Interests

 

  • Broad interest in the interaction of business firms with their institutional environments (political, social, and economic) in advanced and developing countries. 
  • Specific interest in the management of political advocacy in the U.S. and other democarcies.

Publications

  • “Political Environments and Business Strategy: Implications for Managers”, Gerry Keim and Amy Hillman, inBusiness Horizons, Journal of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, January-February 2008, Volume 51, Number 1, 47-53.
  • “Managing Business Political Advocacy in the United States: Opportunities for Improved Effectiveness” in The Handbook of Corporate Public Affairs, ed. P. Harris and C. Fleisher, Sage. 2005, 418-433
  • "Corporate Political Strategies for Widely Salient Issues," J. P. Bonardi and G. Keim.  Academy of Management Review. July 2005, Vol. 30, No. 3, 555-576.
  • "Competition in the Political Marketplace: Implications for Firm Strategy," J.P. Bonardi, A. Hillman, G. KeimAcademy of Management Review, April 2005, Vol. 30, No. 2, 397-413.
  • "Corporate Political Strategies: A Review and Research Agenda," A. Hillman, G. Keim, D. Schuler. Journal of Management, December 2004.

Courses

Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 591Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 792Research
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 580Practicum
MGT 591Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 580Practicum
MGT 591Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 584Internship
MGT 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 580Practicum
MGT 591Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 591Seminar
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 565Business and Public Policy
MGT 580Practicum
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation

Honors/Awards

  • Best Paper Award in 2009, from the Journal of Management for "Corporate Political Activity: A Review and Research Agenda,"  JOM 2004, with D. Schuler and A. Hillman.
  • Best Article Award in 2005 from the International Association of Business and Society (IABS) for "The Attractiveness of Political Markets: Implications for Firm Strategy," Academy of Management Review, J.P. Bonardi, A. Hillman, G. Keim.
  • W. Teets Award, Outstanding Graduate Teacher, ASU, 2004; Dean's Commendation for MBA teaching, Ivey Business School, 2000; MBA Core Faculty Teaching Award, Texas A&M University, 1998

Editorships

Editorial Review Board

  • Journal of Public Affairs, 1999-present

Reviewer

  • The Academy of Management Journal
  • The Academy of Management Review
  • The Administrative Science Quarterly

Work History

Arizona State University: 2001-present. Previous Appointments: University of Western Ontario, Johannes Kepler University, Texas A&M University, Stanford University

Consulting

Keim has worked with the staffs of major corporations and associations including the Atlantic Richfield Co., Bayer, Conoco, Centel, Edison Electric Institute, Exxon USA, Glaxo, Manville Corporation, Middle South Utilities, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Pfizer, Inc., Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, Sears, Roebuck & Co., Standard Oil of Ohio, State Farm Insurance, The Southern Co., and The Business Roundtable.

Board

Professor Keim currently serves on the Executive Committee of The Washington Campus in Washington, DC and previously served as the Chairman of the Board.