Donald Bergh

Donald Bergh

  • Biographical Description

    • Bio

      Donald D. Bergh (PhD Colorado-Boulder) is the Louis D. Beaumont Chair of Business Administration and Professor of Management at the Daniels College of Business of the University of Denver. He joined us after having served on the faculties of Purdue, Cornell and Penn State. 

      His research interests lie primarily in corporate strategy (mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, diversification) and research methodology (design, analysis) and his work has appeared in the field's highest ranked academic journals, including the Academy of Management Journal,  the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Organizational Research Methods, the Journal of Management Studies (JMS) and the Academy of Management Learning and Education.

      He has authored more than 25 articles in the Financial Times Top 50 journals. Recently,  the Southern Management Association reported that he was the 2ndmost prolific author (on an authorship-weighted basis) in the Journal of Management during its first 40 years.  Currently, Professor Bergh is the inaugural Chair of the Scientific Integrity and Rigor Task Force of the Journal of Managementthe first of its kind in the management field.

      He has served his field as an Associate Editor (AMJ, 2002-2004; ORM, 2008-2010, and JMS, 2011-2014) and as a member of the editorial review boards of AMJ, SMJ, AMRORM and JMS. Along with David Ketchen, Jr., he co-edited the Emerald series, Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, volumes 1 through 10.) He has also served the Academy of Management as a member of its inaugural Ethics Education Committee, the AoM Newman Award Committee (Best Dissertation Competition), and the Business Policy and Strategy Division’s Awards Committee. Further, he has served the Strategic Management Society as the inaugural Program Chair of the Corporate Strategy Interest Group, inaugural Chair of the Research Methods Community, and as Co-Chair of the 35th Annual International Conference of the Strategic Management Society.

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