Dr. Campbell is an assistant professor of management in the College of Business. He received his PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Georgia and BBAs in finance and accounting from Temple University.
His research primarily examines the role that executives play in driving important firm outcomes. Specifically, he is interested in understanding how executives’ experiences outside of the workplace, as well as their personality traits, affect their strategic decisions and subsequent firm outcomes. In a second stream of research, he focuses on executive succession, and in particular, attempts to understand how firms best manage the transition from one executive to the next. To date, Rob's research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal and the Strategic Management Journal.
Business Policies and Strategies (MNGT 475) - A senior-level capstone course designed to build on and integrate the knowledge and skills acquired during the business school curriculum. The goal of this course is to study the company as a whole rather than any one functional area. Students will learn principal concepts, frameworks, and techniques of strategic management and will use written and oral communication skills to analyze and critically think about strategic problems, solutions, and decisions. This course requires students to formulate and apply business strategies through the analysis of cases and business simulations. Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of how strategy affects careers, company performance, and industry attractiveness.