Philip Bromiley

Philip Bromiley

Dean’s Professor in Strategic Management

SB2 430



PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
BA, Johns Hopkins University

Research Interest

Behavioral research in strategic management

Strategic decision-making

Strategy processes

Corporate risk-taking

Risk assessment in commercial lending

Accounting misrepresentation

R&D policy

Trust in organizations

Corporate capital investment

Philip Bromiley joined the Merage School faculty in fall 2005 after holding the Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Strategic Management and chairing the department of Strategic Management and Organization at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He previously served on the faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School.  He has been National Coordinator for the Consortium of Centers for Organizational Research and President of the Minnesota chapter of the American Association of University Professors.  He currently serves as Faculty Chair for the Merage School and area coordinator for Strategic Management.

A fellow of the Strategic Management Society, Professor Bromiley has published close to 100 journal articles and book chapters as well as three books – Behavioral Strategic Management, Behavioral Foundations of Strategic Management, and Corporate Capital Investment: A Behavioral Approach. He serves as an Associate Editor at Strategic Management Journal and on the editorial boards of Journal of Management Studies and Journal of Management & Strategy. He previously served on the editorial boards of Strategic Organization, Organization Science, Journal of Management, and Academy of Management Journal and as an Associate Editor at Management Science.

His research takes a behavioral approach to a variety of strategic management topics. His articles address subjects that include risk assessment, firm temporal orientations, pricing in commercial lending, corporate risk-taking, R&D policy, trust in organizations, corporate capital investment, accounting misrepresentation, product recalls, board composition, and strategic decision processes. 

Professor Bromiley’s commentaries have appeared in the National Association for Corporate Director’s blog, Minneapolis Star-Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer-Press. His work has been discussed in outlets that include The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker. He served on the board of Monterey Federal Credit Union and on the finance committee of St. Joseph’s Hospital in the City of Orange.  He has consulted for organizations ranging from start-ups to GE Capital and New Century Financial.

In addition to his PhD from Carnegie-Mellon University, he holds a BA from Johns Hopkins University.