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Matthew W. McCarter
Candidate for Representative at Large on IACM Board - 2013 Elections
Matthew W. McCarter is Wang-Fradkin Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Management in the Argyros School of Business at Chapman University. He is also a research associate at the Economic Science Institute and received the 2012 Ascendant Scholar Award from the Western Academy of Management.
Matthew’s research interest is the study of social dilemmas, cooperation, competition, coordination, relationship repair at various levels of organization. In particular he focuses on how cooperation is fostered in organizational settings where individuals may otherwise be motivated to do so. He bridges scholarly conversations by teaming with scholars across a variety of fields; e.g., organizational behavior, operations management, managerial economics, strategic management, experimental economics, quantitative psychology, social psychology, and geography to study strategies that organizations may employ to increase effective decision making, trust, and pro-social behavior in a variety of business ventures; e.g., alliances, supply chains, public-private partnerships, work teams, and communities. His work provides remedies for a variety of resource management issues: such as avoiding blackouts with shared energy grids, encouraging international funding for green initiatives, and fostering voluntary cooperation to sustain environmental and organizational resources.
His research is published in a variety of scholarly outlets, including the Academy of Management Review, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Logistics, and Group Processes & Intergroup Relations. Matthew earned his B.S. in management from Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah and received a Ph.D. in business administration from the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.