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Mark Clark

Associate Professor
Department of Management

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Faculty Program Director, Full-Time MBA
  • Dr. Clark has expertise in high performing teams, leadership, diversity, and strategic human capital. He is an active researcher, and his work has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and workshops. He has published in top academic outlets, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Group Dynamics. His current research projects include work in social entrepreneurship, medical innovation teams, team knowledge architecture, and corporate socialization processes. Before earning his Ph.D., Professor Clark gained a variety of experiences in public and private sector management, as a program director, trainer, treatment specialist, board member, and consultant. His clients have included some of the largest – and some of the smallest – companies in the world. Professor Clark holds numerous training certifications such as Thunderbird FBIB, MBTI, TQM, and Challenge by Choice (ASE). At Kogod, his courses include “Leading People & Organizations,” “Leading High Performance Teams,” "Management of Organizations and Human Capital," and “Strategic Human Capital Management."
  • Degrees

    Ph.D., Arizona State University (Business Management); M.A., Ohio State University (Policy & Leadership); B.S., Eastern Michigan University, (Psychology)
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Teaching

  • Fall 2014

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Media Appearances

Selected Media:

Kogod Now, Fall 2012. "In Knowledge Management, Shoot for the Moon." View article

Washington Business Journal, Nov 2012. "Patraeus Future in Corporate America." View article 

Kogod Now, Fall 2011. "From Victim to Survivor." View article

Washington Business Journal, Oct 2011. "CEO turnover " View article 

Washington Post (November 2010)

Inc.com (February 2010)

Boston Globe (July 2009)

O&P Business Journal (Sept 2009)

MSNBC (December 2008)

New Jersey Herald-Ledger (February 2008)

Washington Business Journal (February 2008)

Entrepreneur.com (Dec 2007)

San Diego Union-Tribune (July 2004)

Wired magazine (Feb 2003)

Workplace magazine (Mar 2003)

Cincinnati Enquirer (Feb 2012; July 2002)

Knoxville News Sentinel (Feb 2002)

 

Professional Services

Professional Experience Professor Clark's background includes experience in consulting, team facilitation, training, community & program development, sales, and social work.  

Selected Publications

"Team Knowledge Representation: A Network Perspective" with J.A. Espinosa (in press, 2013). Human Factors.

"Do Good, Make Good: The business support landscape of social entrepreneurship" with J. Keyton & A.E. Dawson (2013) in Wankel & Pate (Eds.) Social Entrepreneurship as a Catalyst for Social Change. Information Age Publishing.

"Speaking up: A Conceptual Model of Voice Responses Following the  Unfair Treatment of Others in Non-Union Settings" with C. Goldberg & A. Henley (2011) in Human Resource Management.

"The effect of the leader's implicit beliefs on team empowerment" (2011), Interdisciplinary Network  of Groups Researchers.

"Predicting the consequences of shocks: A prospective perspective" with B. Holtom, I. Weller, C.B. Goldberg, & D. Allen (2011). Southern Management Association.

"Navigating the Team: Case Scenarios of Leadership Coaching Styles in the America’s Cup" with E. Hall (2010) in The International Journal of Sport & Society.

"Facilitating Inclusion: Study Circles on Diversity and Achievement" with J. Landesman (2010) in The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation: Working with Difficult Groups.

"Factors and Outcomes Associated with Ongoing Participation of  Underserved Cancer Survivors in a Fitness & Support Group at an  Urban Hospital"  with T. King & C.D. Clark (2010), American Institute for Cancer Research.

 "Shocks to the  System: Sustaining Team Performance" (2010), Interdisciplinary Network  of Groups Researchers.

 

 

Research Interests

Professor Clark's research centers on team performance contexts, investigating the effects of culture, diversity, knowledge, and strategic human capital practices. Recently, he has begun research projects investigating team use in social entrepreneurship and medical innovation contexts.

 

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Team performance, work groups, diversity, knowledge management, stigmatized occupations, organizational culture, organizational behavior, human capital and human resource management

Additional Information: Mark Clark has a variety of management experiences, as a supervisor, team leader, employee, trainer, researcher, and consultant. His clients have ranged from corporate boards to juvenile delinquent treatment groups. Recent presentations include: "Factors and Outcomes Associated with Ongoing Participation of Underserved Cancer Survivors in a Fitness & Support Group at an Urban Hospital" at the American Institute for Cancer Research annual conference with T. King and C. D. Clark (2010, October);  "Shocks to the System: Sustaining Team Performance" to the Interdisciplinary Network of Groups Researchers (2010); "Team Intelligence: Awareness and self-regulation that drive individual performance." with A. Richter & T. Wernsing (July, 2010); "On the Interplay between Team Explicit and Implicit Coordination Processes" with R. Rico, C. Gibson, M. Sanchez (July, 2009); “Knowledge in Geographically Dispersed Teams: Dimensions, Representation and Team Boundaries,” at the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative Conference (2008); “America’s Cup: Structuring Team Leadership,” at the Eastern Academy of Management proceedings (2008); and “You, Me or We? Identity and Unfair Treatment in Groups,” to the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2008).
 
Articles and chapters of note include: "Team Knowledge: Dimensional Structure and Network Representation" with A. Espinosa, forthcoming in Theories of Team Cognition: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives; "Speaking up: A Conceptual Model of Voice Responses Following the Unfair Treatment of Others in Non-Union Settings" with C. Goldberg and A. Henley, forthcoming in Human Resource Management; "Navigating the Team: Case Scenarios of Leadership Coaching Styles in the America’s Cup" with E. Hall in The International Journal of Sport & Society (2010); "Facilitating Inclusion: Study Circles on Diversity and Achievement" with J. Landesman in The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation: Working with Difficult Groups (2010); "Coordination in Global Teams," in the Handbook of 21st Century Management (2008); "Normalizing Dirty Work: Managerial Tactics for Countering Occupational Stigma," in the Academy of Management Journal (2007); "Experiencing Strategy: A Multi-Exercise Program," in the Journal of the Academy of Business Education (2005); "Chief Purchasing Officer Compensation: An Analysis of Organization and Human Capital Effects," in the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (2003); "Designing Workteams: The Role of Knowledge Distribution," in the Journal of Managerial Issues (2002); "Cross-Functional Team Decision-Making and Learning Outcomes: A Qualitative Illustration," in the Journal of Business and Management (2002); "Substantive and Operational Issues of Response Bias Across Levels of Analysis: An Example of Climate-Satisfaction Relationships," in the Journal of Applied Psychology, (2001); "Maintaining an Internal Market: Antecedents of Willingness to Move," in the Journal of Vocational Behavior (2000); and "Resolving Meaning: Interpretation in Diverse Decision-Making Groups," in Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice.

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