Chad Murphy, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Management who teaches BA352, Managing Individual and Team Performance. Murphy's research interests center on identity, image and leadership with a particular interest in how language and rhetoric can support or impede individual and/or organizational objectives. Murphy is especially interested in how these issues play out in the context of new (or otherwise illegitimate) occupations and highly professionalized industries such as health care.
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*Briscoe, F. & Murphy, C. 2012 “Sleight of Hand? Practice Opacity, Third-Party Responses, and the Interorganizational Diffusion of Controversial Practices.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 57(4): 553-584
* Finalist for the Organization & Management Theory (OMT) Division Best Published Paper Award, 2013
Carton, A. M., Murphy, C., & Clark, J. R. “A (Blurry) Vision of the Future: How Leader Rhetoric About Ultimate Goals Influences Performance.” Forthcoming at Academy of Management Journal.
Clark, J., Murphy, C., & Singer, S. 2014 “When Do Leaders Matter? Ownership, Governance and the Influence of CEOs on Firm Performance.” Leadership Quarterly, 25(2): 358-372