Dr. Darcy Kamal

Dr. Darcy Kamal

Assistant Professor
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Expertise: Strategic Management; Trust; Alliances; Buyer-Supplier Relationships;
Office Location: Beckman Hall 308E
Phone: 714-289-3120
University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Commerce
University of Manitoba, Master of Science
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Ph.D.

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Darcy Fudge Kamal is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University. Her research interests include how trust, strategic alliances, and buyer-supplier relationships improve firm performance. She studies unconventional industries such as the Thoroughbred horse industry. Darcy has published in the Journal of International Business Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. At the University of Minnesota, Darcy received two teaching awards for courses in strategic management. Prior to entering academia, she worked in the telecom services industry in Canada conducting market research and business intelligence to support strategic planning at MTS-Allstream.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Bill McEvily, Akbar Zaheer, Darcy K. Fudge Kamal, Mutual and Exclusive: Dyadic Sources of Trust in Interorganizational Exchange, Organization Science, 28:74-92
McCarter, M.W. and Fudge Kamal, D. Recognizing and resolving social dilemmas in supply chain public-private partnerships. Journal of Business Logistics. Advance online publication 7 December 2013; doi: 10.1111/jbl.12033
Zaheer, A. and Fudge Kamal, D. 2011. Creating trust in piranha infested waters: The confluence of buyer, supplier and host country contexts. Journal of International Business Studies. 42: 48-55.