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Ayako Yasuda
Associate Professor of Management

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Research Expertise: Economics of financial intermediation, particularly investment banking, commercial banking, and venture capital/private equity; corporate finance

Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda wants to shed light on the economic roles played by financial intermediaries such as banks, venture capital/private equity funds, and institutional investors that influence a firm’s access to capital. She also wants to examine how incentives (given through compensation contracts, reputation, etc.) impact the actions of specific agents within these institutions.

Gallagher Hall
Room 3206
(530) 752-0775
(530) 752-2924 Fax

Donald A. Palmer
Professor of Management

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Teaching Field: Organizational Behavior

Research Expertise: Organizational behavior, role of power and politics in corporate decision making, causes of organizational wrongdoing

Consulting: Community health needs assessments, group decision-making facilitation

Gallagher Hall
Room 3108H
(530) 752-8566
(530) 752-2924 Fax

Richard C. Dorf
Professor Emeritus of Management and Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Research Expertise: Entrepreneurship, innovation, nonprofits, new ventures, technology management, venture capital

Professor Emeritus Richard Dorf researches and has taught entrepreneurship, innovation management, management of nonprofits, new venture management, venture capital management, and technology policy and technology management. He is a consultant in engineering project development, commercialization, innovation, management and new business ventures. He has taught courses in New and Small Business Ventures, and Sustainable and Responsible Business.

Gallagher Hall
Room 3411
(530) 754-9061
(530) 752-2924 Fax

Alexander F. McCalla
Professor Emeritus of Management

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Active efforts to organize the Graduate School of Administration, as it was known in 1981, were launched under the leadership of Alexander F. McCalla, professor of agricultural economics and former dean of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. McCalla was asked to serve as the founding dean of the nascent program from 1979 to 1981. Together with a 13-member planning committee, McCalla was responsible for the School’s initial organization and development.

Social Sciences & Humanities Building
Room 3121
(530) 752-1529
(530) 752-5614 Fax

Andrew B. Hargadon
Professor of Technology Management

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Research Expertise: The effective management of innovation and entrepreneurship, particularly in the development and commercialization of sustainable technologies

Professor Andrew Hargadon has written extensively on knowledge and technology brokering and the role of learning and knowledge management in innovation.

Gallagher Hall
Room 3316
(530) 752-2277
(530) 752-2924 Fax