David Chandler
Associate Professor • Director of Executive MBA
Management • Managing for Sustainability

BUSB 6107


PhD Management, University of Texas at Austin

MS Management, University of Texas at Austin

MBA Management and International Business, University of Miami, Florida

MSc East Asian Business, University of Sheffield (UK)

BA American Studies: Politics and Government, University of Kent at Canterbury (UK)

Areas of expertise

Organization Theory

Strategic Management

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Select publications

Kraatz, Matthew; Flores, Ricardo & Chandler, David (Forthcoming), ‘The Value of Values for Institutional Analysis,’ Academy of Management Annals, DOI: 10.5465/annals.2018.0074.

Chandler, David; Polidoro, Francisco & Yang, Wei (Forthcoming), ‘When is it Good to be Bad? Contrasting Effects of Multiple Reputations for Bad Behavior on Media Coverage of Serious Organizational Errors,’ Academy of Management Journal, DOI:

Cole, Benjamin M. & Chandler, David (2019), ‘A Model of Competitive Impression Management: Edison vs. Westinghouse in the War of the Currents,’ Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 64, Issue 4, 1020-1063.

Haunschild, Pamela; Polidoro, Francisco & Chandler, David, (2015), ‘Organizational Oscillation between Learning and Forgetting: The Dual Role of Serious Errors,’ Organization Science, Vol. 26, Issue 6, 1682-1701.

Chandler, David, (2014), 'Organizational Susceptibility to Institutional Complexity: Critical Events Driving the Adoption and Implementation of the Ethics & Compliance Officer Position,' Organization Science, Vol. 25, Issue 6, 1722-1743.

Chandler, David, (2014), 'Morals, Markets, and Values-based Businesses,' Academy of Management Review, Vol.39, Issue 3, 396-406.


Chandler, David, (2nd edition, Forthcoming), Sustainable Value Creation, Routledge.

Chandler, David, (5th edition, 2020), Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Sustainable Value Creation, Sage Publications, Inc.


Winner of the '2016 Business School Annual Award for Research' (runner-up in 2015)

Voted 'Professor of the Year' by the 11-month MBA Program graduating class of 2013, 2018