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Parthiban David

Associate Professor Department of Management

Additional Positions at AU

  • Department Chair
  • Collins Chair
Professor David holds the Collins Chair in Strategy at the Kogod School of Business in American University. He teaches strategic management. His research studies the relationship between corporate governance, corporate strategy, and firm performance. His current research focuses on cybersecurity risk and governance. His research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, and Journal of Management. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Governance, and on the International Advisory Board of the Journal of Enterprising Culture. He has served on the faculty at the University of Oklahoma, University of Notre Dame, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He earned a Ph. D. in Management from Texas A&M University. He has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and has 6 years Materials Management experience in the power plant equipment manufacturing industry in India.

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KSB - Management
Kogod - 224
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(202) 885-2080

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  • Fall 2017

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Area of Expertise: Implications of corporate governance on corporate strategy and firm performance

Additional Information: Parthiban David’s
primary research interests are on the impact of corporate governance on corporate strategy and firm performance. He has studied how differences in the time horizons and performance goals of shareholders impact CEO compensation, long-term strategic investments, employee stakeholders, and firm performance. He has also investigated shareholder activism and its impact on long-term strategic investments and both financial and social performance. His ongoing research studies differences in institutional context and corporate governance in countries across the world and the differing roles of foreign and domestic owners in shaping corporate strategy.

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