Ann Mooney Murphy

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Management

Ann Mooney Murphy conducts research in strategic decision making with particular focus on the dynamics and potential of top executives, boards of directors and high-tech project teams.  Her work has been published in several prestigious outlets including the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Executive, the Journal of Management Studies, the Journal of Conflict Management, and Strategic Organization.  Murphy teaches in the area of strategic management and organizational behavior.  She has taught in a variety of settings, including undergraduate, graduate and corporate.  Her courses range from credit-based coursework to professional development courses she customizes for specific firms.

She has received numerous awards for her research from academic management associations. Murphy serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for several journals including the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Management, Organization Science, and the Journal of Management Studies. She has also been a consultant to various firms including Price Waterhouse Coopers, Arthur Andersen, AT&T, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, and many mid and small-sized firms.  She is a member of the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, North American Case Research Association and the Society for Case Research.  

Murphy has been recognized for outstanding teaching with the Harvey N. Davis award from Stevens Institute of Technology and Irwin Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Georgia.

Areas of Expertise

Strategic decision making at the CEO, top management team and board of director levels Teamwork and team effectiveness Organizational theory  

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