David A. Waldman Arizona State University-Tempe
David Waldman (PhD Colorado State University) is Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. His research interests focus largely on leadership processes, especially paradoxical leadership, and he is recognized as largely originating the concept of responsible leadership, which involves understanding leadership processes in the realm of corporate social responsibility. In 2020, David was recognized with the Network of Leadership Scholars Eminent Leadership Award. Much of David’s work has been interdisciplinary in nature, and his work on organizational neuroscience has been well received in both academic and practitioner circles, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology, as well as write-ups in the Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, and the Financial Times. With regard to those efforts, he is the recipient of the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award of the Organizational Neuroscience interest group of the Academy of Management.
David’s accomplishments include more than 130 articles in such journals as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Perspectives, Personnel Psychology, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Organizational Research Methods, and The Leadership Quarterly. According to Google Scholar, David’s work has been cited over 33,000 times, and he is among the top 2 percent of scientists in the world in terms of citation impact. He has also published five books on 360-degree feedback, leadership and open communication, organizational neuroscience, leadership in organizations, and micro-foundations of corporate social responsibility. David has been a principal investigator on grants and research contracts approximating almost $2 million from agencies such as DARPA. This work includes a recent grants from NSF and the Kauffman Foundation examining entrepreneurship among scientists in academia and federal laboratories. David is a fellow of the Academy of Management for which he recently spearheaded a successful effort to add a new interest group, "Organizational Neuroscience" (NEU). David is also a fellow of the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.