Professor Zhu is currently the Deputy Director and Professor of Finance at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance. Prior to joining the faculty of SAIF, Prof. Zhu served as Associate Professor at the University of California, Davis and Special Term Professor at Beijing University. He also has furthered his academic expertise as Executive Director, Head of Portfolio Advisory, Nomura International (2008-2009) and Senior Vice President, Head of Quantitative Equity Strategies, Lehman Brothers (Asia) in 2008.
Research Expertise: Finance, capital market theory, monetary economics, management control systems, international finance, accounting
Research Expertise: Organizational theory, organizational behavior, social networks, job mobility, technology and innovation
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: Technology management, management information systems, economics of information technology industry, pricing and product design decisions, management decision technologies
Professor Hemant Bhargava is an expert in technology management and the information technology industry. He also studies the use of IT in clinical health care, and has previously worked on data-driven and analytical decision making in organizations.
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.