Richard Arend, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Henry W. Bloch Endowed Research Fellow
Areas of expertise: Unusual ways of value creation and destruction, strategy theory, entrepreneurship theory, DCV, RBV, alliances, opportunities.
Richard J. Arend is professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Henry W. Bloch School of Management. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, Canada; his MBA from York University, Canada; and a B.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto. He has worked for large corporations like Boeing, IBM and Schlumberger, as well as an entrepreneur in consulting. He has taught in the MBA program at the Stern School at New York University when it was the world's premier part-time MBA program.
Arend's expertise spans strategy and entrepreneurship, focusing heavily on theory. He has published in top journals engaging in all of the main methods of research from models to simulation to experiments to critical analysis to empirical work on primary and secondary data. He has co-authored with top scholars in strategy and entrepreneurship.
He has a UTD Rating over 6.5, publishing over 30 articles in top journals, including the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, OBHDP, Strategic Organization, Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics, Journal of Management Inquiry, and Journal of Small Business Management.
Arend serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review and Journal of Management Inquiry.