Dean's Council Distinguished Scholar
Ph.D., Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University; B.S., Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University.
Top Management Teams / Corporate Governance, Competitive Strategy & Knowledge/Innovation
Academic Positions Held
W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, 2014 to present. Previous appointments at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University and the Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
Editorial Board Member: Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, and Journal of Management.
Recent Academic Publications
Mooney, C., Semadeni, M. & Kesner, I., The selection of an interim CEO: Boundary Conditions and the Pursuit of Temporary Leadership. In Press at the Journal of Management.
Krause, R., Semadeni, M. & Cannella, A.A. Board leadership structure: A review and research agenda. Journal of Management. 40:1 256 - 286.
Krause, R. & Semadeni, M. Last dance or second chance? CEO career horizon and the separation of board leadership roles. Strategic Management Journal. 35:6 808 - 825.
Semadeni, M., Withers, M. & Certo, S.T., The perils of endogeneity and instrumental variables in strategy research: Understanding through simulations. Strategic Management Journal. 35:7 1070 - 1079.
Krause, R. Whitler, K. & Semadeni, M. Power to the Principals! An experimental look at shareholder say-on-pay voting. Academy of Management Journal. 57:1 95 - 115.
Krause, R., Semadeni, M. & Cannella, A.A External COO/Presidents as expert directors: A new look at the service role of boards. Strategic Management Journal. 34:23 1628 – 1641.
Recent Practitioner Publications
Interim CEO: Reasonable Choice or Failed Selection? (with Christine Mooney & Idie Kesner) Director Notes (20 June, 2014)
When Do Shareholders Care About CEO Pay? (with Ryan Krause & Kim Whitler) Director Notes (19 August, 2013)
CEO-Board Chair Separation: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It. (with Ryan Krause) Director Notes (03 June, 2013)
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
MGT 792 - Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.
MGT 799 - Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.