I am the McClelland Centennial Professor Emeritus
of Management at the Eller College of Business, University of Arizona, where I also was a Professor of Public Administration
and of Psychology. I received my Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Colorado, under Ken Hammond, and
then served in the U.S. Navy at the Aviation Psychology Laboratory in Pensacola and the Office of Naval Research in Washington.
This was followed by two years of post-doctoral work in decision research, under Ward Edwards, at the University
began my academic career in the Cognitive and the Organizational Studies programs at the University of Washington,
where I served as Chair of the Psychology Department, received the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, was named
Professor of the Year for the State of Washington and Bronze Medalist for National Professor of the Year, received the Feldman
Award for research and was named to the University Teaching Academy. I have been a Visiting Professor at Cambridge
(U.K.) and Leiden (Netherlands) Universities and at the University of Chicago. After joining the business faculty at Arizona, I was named Professor
of the Year, served for three years as Vice Dean, taught graduate and executive education courses, and was active in research
Before I retired, I was a Fellow of both the American Psychological
Association and the American Psychological Society and a member of the Society for Organizational Behavior, the Society for
Judgment and Decision Making and a regular contributor to the European Conferences on Decision Making. I was on the editorial
boards of Organization Behavior and Human Decision Making, The Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, and The Journal of Forecasting
and have published over 120 scholarly articles and 8 books on decision making and organizational behavior. Among the latter
of Decision Making: People in Organizations (2nd Ed.) (With Terry Connolly). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (2005).
Leadership and the Art of Change. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (2006).
The Human Element: Understanding and Managing Employee Behavior. Armonk, NY: Sharpe (2007).
The Psychology of Narrative Thought: How the Stories We Tell Ourselves Shape Our Lives. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris (2010)
A New Theory of Mind: The Theory of Narrative Thought
(With Byron Bissell & James Wise), in preparation.