Steven Floyd

Prof. Dr. Steven W. Floyd is a Professor at the McIntire School of Commerce and the Frank S. Kaulback, Jr., Endowed Professor at the University of Virginia. Prior to coming to the McIntire School he held positions as a Chaired Professor and Director at the Institute of Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and the Robert A. Cizik Endowed Chair of Strategy, Technology and Manufacturing at the University of Connecticut. His research focuses on strategic decision making processes, corporate entrepreneurship and the management of strategic change. Professor Floyd’s work has been published in leading top US-Management journals. He is the co-author of three books, Strategic Management: Logic and Action, Building Strategy from the Middle: Reconceptualizing Strategy Process  and The Strategic Middle Manager. He serves as an Associate Editor of the Strategic Management Journal, was past General Editor of the Journal of Management Studies and currently serves on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Journal. He has held several leadership positions in the Strategic Management Society and serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. He is an active member of the Academy of Management and frequently presents his research at international conferences and leading universities in the US and Europe. Professor Floyd has also played leadership roles in the development of the MBA curriculum and in the design and delivery of executive education programs. He has taught a variety of courses at undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. levels, including strategic management, management of innovation, entrepreneurship and organizational behavior.