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Christine Shropshire

Associate Professor

Office:BA 367H
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-7717
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: shropshire@asu.edu
Christine Shropshire

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Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2008; B.B.A., University of Georgia, 2001

Research Interests
Corporate governance, Upper echelons, Stakeholder management

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous Appointment: University of Georgia, 2008-2015

Professional Positions
Ernst & Young, Senior Consultant, Human Capital Practice, 2001-2004

Editorial Roles 
Editorial board member: Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review

Recent Professional Awards
Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal, 2014; Best Paper Award, Southern Management Association, 2013

Recent Publications
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.  

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.

WPC 480 - Capstone Course
Develops a general manager's or business owner's perspective on how organizations can create value. Creating long-run value by repeatedly producing goods and services that customers will buy at prices that cover the costs of producing them is the key to success for business organizations. Analyzing current and future environments to understand threats and opportunities in various institutional settings around the world is the starting point for thinking about how an organization might create value and gain sustainable competitive advantage. Evaluates the impact of institutional settings in different countries and ethical values on decision making. Students learn how to successfully manage relations with key stakeholders including customers, employees, suppliers of capital as well as other component goods and services, and stakeholders from various levels of government in different countries.

W. P. Carey School of Business

400 E. Lemon St.
Tempe, AZ 85287