Timothy Palmer

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Timothy Palmer (Tim)
Professor of Management and Director, Center for Sustainable Business Practices
(269) 387-5242
3284 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5429
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Department of Management
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5429 USA
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University
  • MBA, Northern Arizona University
  • B.S., University of New Hampshire

Dr. Timothy Palmer, professor of management at Western Michigan University, teaches project leadership and strategic management. His primary research focuses on elements of managerial cognition and includes decision making in top management teams and risk taking. His research has appeared in numerous publications including Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, The Journal of Management, Health Care Management Review, Advances in Applied Business Strategies and numerous conference proceedings.

Prior to joining WMU in 2000, Palmer was on the faculty of Louisiana State University. He also spent ten years in branch management in the Arizona banking industry and worked on Idaho’s NezPerce National Forest in fire and timber management.