McArthur, David N.
Associate Professor & Chair, Dept of Strategic Management & Operations
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Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy
Business Management

David N McArthur has been at UVU since August, 2003. Prior to that he taught at UNLV, Loyola of New Orleans, Augusta State University, Auburn University (Montgomery), University of South Carolina, Coker College, and Brigham Young University.

"Invest yourself in everything you do. There's fun in being serious." - Wynton Marsalis 

"The future is already here. It's just unevenly distributed." - William Gibson


Ph.D. in International Business and Strategic Management from University of South Carolina, 1998
M.A. in International & Area Studies (Asian Studies) from Brigham Young University, 1990
M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from Brigham Young University, 1989
B.Sc. in Marine Engineering from US Merchant Marine Academy, 1977

2nd Assistant Engineer Officer, Steam vessels, unlimited horsepower
3rd Assistant Engineer Officer, Motor vessels, unlimited horsepower
Ship Test Engineer, Ingalls Shipyard, Litton Industries

Finalist in the Richard Farmer Dissertation competition, Academy of International Business - 1999

Member, Academy of International Business
Member, Academy of Management
Founding member, International Association for Chinese Management Research
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:                                                                                                        

Taute, H, R. Heiser, and D.N. McArthur, 2010, Positive Selling Signals: The Effects of Non-verbal Signals on Student Role Play Evaluations, Journal of Marketing Education, 34 (1):  1-15. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

  McArthur, D.N., E.E. Englehardt, and J.O. Jasperson, 2009. “Progress toward the Rule of Law in China: “Democratizing” the demands of law with Confucian ethics,” International Journal of Applied Philosophy, 23(2). [ISSN 0739-098X]

  McArthur, D.N. and S.C. Hammond, 2008. Network rules in international technology transfers within multinational enterprises: Limitations on the power of strange attractors, in, L. Dennard, K. Richardson, and G. Morcol, (eds) Complexity and Policy Analysis: Tools and Methods for Designing Robust Policies in a Complex World, Volume 2 in “Exploring Organizational Complexity” Series, Goodyear, AZ: ISCE Publishing. [ISBN 978-0-9817032-2-0]

  McArthur, D.N., 2007. Construct equivalence in international business research: The first and last of it, Journal of Business Inquiry, 6(1): 28-38.

Research Interests
I am actively researching the process of how international firms move production technology to new and existing subsidiaries within their international network of subsidiaries, other technology sources, and customers. This interest extends to the interdependence between units of that network and the differing ways that managers perceive their units' roles, act out their perceptions, and manage disagreement and change in unit roles.