David Lehman

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David Lehman
Associate Professor of Commerce, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Program, McIntire School of Commerce

Education: B.S., Southern Nazarene University; PhD., Organizational Behavior, Purdue University

Areas of Expertise: Management, organizational learning, authenticity

Professor Lehman studies basic questions related to organization theory. One stream of his research focuses on organizational learning, with an emphasis on understanding the roles of performance feedback, risk taking, routines, rules, and time in organizational decision making. The other stream focuses on organizational authenticity, with an emphasis on understanding how audiences respond when they encounter that which they perceive to be authentic. He has conducted his research in a variety of domains, including professional sports, food and dining, and healthcare.

Before joining the University of Virginia, Professor Lehman served on the faculty at the National University of Singapore. He worked in the pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries before starting his academic career.