Walter Davis, Ph.D.

Dr. Walter Davis

Professor of Management and Faculty Director of MBA Programs

Walter D. Davis (Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology) is Professor of Management, Faculty Director of MBA Programs, and Wm. W. Gresham Entrepreneurial Professor at The University of Mississippi. He teaches MBA and Professional MBA courses in organizational behavior, doctoral courses in human resource management, and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurial leadership, strategic management, and advanced human resource management.

Professor Davis has engaged in a wide variety of management research including projects funded by the U.S. Army Research Institute and the Office of Naval Research. His research interests include entrepreneurial leaning, innovative employee work behavior, goal orientation, and corporate social responsibility. His articles have been published in journals such as Journal of Management, Family Business Review, Leadership Quarterly, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Performance and Group and Organization Management. He has served on the editorial review boards of Group and Organization Management, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Research and The International Journal of Leadership Studies.

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