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Responsible for workflow management, course evaluations, textbooks, consultation and evaluation for the Master of Professional Accountancy program. Provides facility management for Gallagher Hall.
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.
Research Expertise: Finance, capital market theory, monetary economics, management control systems, international finance, accounting
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
Research Expertise: Pricing strategies, sales-force compensation, pharmaceutical industry, structural modeling
Research Expertise: Corporate strategy, technology management, global strategy, budget control models, strategic planning, ethics
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.
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.
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.