Christine Shropshire

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4006

Biography

Christy Shropshire is an Associate Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship in the WP Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. She previously served as an Associate Professor in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and received her Ph.D. from Arizona State in 2008. Her research is broadly in the area of corporate governance, including board composition and effectiveness, diversity in the upper echelons, and stakeholder management. Her work has been published in a range of outlets including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Organization Science. Some of Christy's current projects explore the effects of diverse leadership on firm outcomes such as risk-taking and shareholder activism; governance innovations in board structure, executive compensation and shareholder engagement; and the evolution of board capital with firm growth and internationalization.

Prior to joining academia, Christy worked as a human capital consultant, serving domestic and international clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare and financial services.

Research Interests

  • Corporate Governance
  • Upper Echelons
  • Stakeholder Management

Publications

  • Zorn, M., Shropshire, C., Martin, J., Combs, J. & Ketchen, D. 2017. Home alone: The effects of lone-insider boards on CEO pay, financial misconduct, and firm performance. In press at Strategic Management Journal.
  • Bundy, J., Shropshire, C., & Buchholtz, A.K. 2013. Strategic cognition and issue salience: Towards an explanation of firm responsiveness to stakeholder concerns. Academy of Management Review, 38(3): 352-376.
  • Dass, M. & Shropshire, C. 2012. Introducing functional data analysis to managerial science. Organizational Research Methods,15(4): 693-721.
  • Hillman, A.J., Shropshire, C., Certo, S.T., Dalton, D.M. & Dalton, C.M. 2011. What I like about you: A multi-level study of shareholder discontent with director monitoring. Organization Science, 22(3): 675-687.
  • Shropshire, C. 2010. The role of the interlocking director and board receptivity in the diffusion of practices. Academy of Management Review, 35(2): 246-264.  

Courses

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 480Capstone Course
MGT 792Research
MGT 799Dissertation

Honors/Awards

  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, Southern Management Association, 2013

Editorships

Editorial Board Member 

  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Academy of Management Review

Work History

<p>Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous Appointment: University of Georgia, 2008-2015 Ernst &amp; Young, Senior Consultant, Human Capital Practice, 2001-2004</p>