Chad Murphy

Associate Professor & School Head, Management, Entrepreneurship, and Supply Chain

Office:  541-737-6109

Austin Hall

Austin Hall 372

2751 SW Jefferson Way

2751 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
B.A. in Japanese and a minor in English from Brigham Young University ('06)
M.A. in Humanities with a concentration in Comparative Literature from the University of Chicago ('08)
Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Organization (Organizational Behavior & Theory) from Penn State ('14)

Profile Field Tabs

Affiliated with: 
College of Business
Research/Career Interests: 

Research areas: Organizational Behavior & Organization Theory

Research interests: Professional identity; institutional change; language and rhetoric in organizations; qualitative methods

Dr. Chad Murphy's research interests center on professional identity, institutional change, language and rhetoric in organizations, and qualitative methods. His research has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review, and Journal of Management Inquiry. 

Courses Taught: 
  • BA 352 Managing Individual and Team Performance
  • MGMT 452 Leadership
Beyond OSU
Honors and Awards: 

Byron L. Newton Excellence in Teaching Award, Oregon State University, College of Business

Runner-up, INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition, 2013

Harnisch Grant, Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital (Harvard Medical School affiliate), 2013


Chad Murphy is an Assistant Professor in the College of Business at Oregon State University. His primary research interests include professional identity, institutional change, and language and rhetoric in organizations. Chad received his Ph.D. in Management & Organization from Penn State University in 2014.

My Publications

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