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Mindy West

Clinical Associate Professor

Office:BA 352F
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-1217
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: Mindy.West@asu.edu
Mindy West

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Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2000; MBA, Miami University, 1991; B.S., Ohio Northern University, 1989.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 2008-present, 1993-1999. Previous Appointments: Northern Arizona University in Yuma, San Diego State University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Ohio Northern University.

Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Teacher of the Year Finalist, Northern Arizona University in Yuma, 2006; Arizona State University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1998; College of Business Teaching Assistant Teaching Excellence Award, Arizona State University, 1997.

Representative Publications
Moorhead, G., Neck, C. P., & West, M. S. (1998). "The tendency toward defective decision making within self-managing teams: The relevance of Groupthink for the 21st century." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 73, 327-351.

West, M. S., & Cardy, R. L. (1997). "Accommodating claims of disability: The potential impact of abuses." Human Resource Management Review, 7, 233-246.

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 302 - Principles Intl Business
Multidisciplinary analysis of international economic and financial environment. Operations of multinational firms and their interaction with home and host societies.

MGT 424 - Employment Law
Provides an overview of U.S. employment law at both the federal and state levels. Reviews employment at will and wrongful discharge, employment torts, privacy, discrimination law, worker's compensation, occupational safety and health, unemployment, federal compensation laws, and the law of noncompetition and trade secrets. Designed for individuals preparing for careers in human resource management, labor relations or dispute resolution.

MGT 425 - Global Human Resources
Explores the importance of international business management in the context of international human resource management, including topics on culture, compensation and benefits, international organizations and their structures, international assignment management and the legal and regulatory considerations that global organizations face. Identifies differences in operating a domestic versus international business and how business practices need to be adapted to operate successfully in foreign markets. Covers global strategy and structure; understanding and managing cultural differences; design and alignment of global HRM practices; and the global HR function.

MGT 484 - Internship
Structured practical experience following a contract or plan, supervised by faculty and practitioners.

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