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Luis Gomez-Mejia


Office:BA 397D
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-0411
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: Luis.Gomez-Mejia@asu.edu
Luis Gomez-Mejia

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Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1981; M.S., University of Minnesota, 1974; B.Sc., University of Minnesota, 1971; A.S., Miami-Dade Jr. College, 1970.

Recent Consulting
Green Giant Corporation, Greater Minneapolis Day Care Association, City of Minneapolis, State of Minnesota.

Current Projects
Gómez-Mejia, L.R., Sanchez, G., & Berrone, P. (forthcoming). "Compensation: A general management approach." Uppersaddle River, N.J.; Pearson/Prentice-Hall (est. 450 pages).

Gómez-Mejia, L.R., Berrone, P., & Franco, M. (Forthcoming). "Governance, directors, and executive pay." M.E. Sharpe, Inc. (est. 400 pages).

Zahra, S., Gómez-Mejia, L.R., DeCastro, J., & Cruz, C. (Forthcoming). "Family business governance: What we know and what we have yet to learn." Annals of the Academy of Management.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1989-present. Previous Appointments: Instituto de Empresa, University of Colorado, University of Florida, Mankato State University.

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by unanimous vote at Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, 2008; Faculty Research Award, W. P. Carey College of Business, Arizona State University, 2008; Appointed as Regents Professor at Arizona State University in 2004.

Professional Leadership
President, Iberoamerican Academy of Management, 1998-2007; President, Human Resource Division, Academy of Management, 1999-2000; Board of Governors, Academy of Management, 1997-2000

Reviewer: Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Review. Editor and founder of the Journal of High Technology Management and Research.

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Manager, International Reception Center, University of Minnesota, 1970-1971; Personnel Analyst, City of Minneapolis, 1972-1976; Senior Management Consultant (full-time in-house consultant), Control Data Corporation, Corporate Headquarters, 1975-1981.

Representative Publications
Berrone, P., & Gómez-Mejia, L.R. (in press). "Environmental performance and executive compensation: An integrated agency-institutional perspective." Academy of Management Journal.

Cruz, C., Gómez-Mejia, L.R. & Becerra, M. (in press). "Perceptions of benevolence and the design of agency contracts: CEO-TMT relations in family firms." Academy of Management Journal.

Gómez-Mejia, L.R., & Berrone, P. (in press). "Rewarding social responsibility at the top." Human Resource Management.


ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

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.

MGT 799 - Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.

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