Chris Papenhausen, PhD


Management & Marketing




Charlton College of Business 217


2004University of MinnesotaPhD
1990Northwestern UniversityMBA
1980University of Illinois, UrbanaBA


Research Interests

  • Effects of managerial behaviors and personality on strategic decision making

Chris Papenhausen is a professor of Strategic Management at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. 

Chris has published widely in various academic journals such as Strategic Organization, Managerial and Decision Economics, and Journal of Business Research. His research explores the effects of managerial behaviors and personality on strategic decision-making. He also has published several articles on long-term technological and generational cycles.

Prior to earning his PhD, Chris worked for several years in investment analysis for Goldman Sachs and other financial services firms.

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