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Thomas A. Hemphill


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Thomas A. Hemphill is a Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Public Policy in the School of Management, University of Michigan-Flint.

Hemphill received his Ph.D. in Business Administration with a primary field in Strategic Management and Public Policy and Secondary Field in Technology and Innovation Policy from The George Washington University's School of Business. He also received an M.B.A. with a concentration in Government and Business from Drexel University; an M.S. in Organizational Dynamics with an emphasis in Technology Management and Corporate Planning from the University of Pennsylvania; and an M.S. in Public Policy with a specialization in Applied Economics and Policy Analysis from Rutgers University.

Dr. Hemphill teaches Business and Society in the M.B.A. program. In the B.B.A. program, he teaches courses in Corporate & Business Strategy, Business and Society, Innovation Management and International Business. His research areas include: Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation; Technology and Innovation Policy; Business Governance and Ethics; and Global Business and International Political Economy.

He has been published in such journals as Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, International Journal of Innovation Management, Science and Public Policy, Journal of Responsible Innovation, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society Review, Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, International Business Review, Management International Review andThunderbird International Business Review, among others. In a recent article ("Business Ethics Research: A Global Perspective", K. Chan, H.G. Fung, and J. Yau, 95: 39-53, 2010) published in The Journal of Business Ethics.

Dr. Hemphill was ranked 5th in the world as to "Leading Authors in Business Ethics Research (1999-2008)" based on an evaluation of 10 years of publication data from 10 leading business ethics, business and society and corporate governance journals. Dr. Hemphill is currently on the Editorial Advisory/Review Boards of Review of Business, Journal of Business Ethics, Section: Corporate Responsibility (Conceptual/Qualitative), and Business and Society Review.

Recent Articles and Publications

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July 30, 2019
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The Business Roundtable, an influential association of leading U.S. CEOs working to promote a vibrant U.S. economy through sound public policy, published Reducing Regulatory Overlap in the 21st Century.
July 15, 2019
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The “tech titans”—Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google—have caught the unwanted attention of the federal government, with “techlash” hearings held over the past two years garnering much media fanfare on Capitol Hill.
February 13, 2019
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The performance of the first two years of the Trump administration appears to have met with this sector’s general approval.
January 31, 2019
By Thomas A. Hemphill
The automotive industry thought that 2018 would be the “breakthrough” year for consumer acceptance of autonomous vehicles.
September 28, 2016
By Thomas A. Hemphill
This essay, authored by University of Michigan-Flint professor of strategy, innovation, and public policy Thomas Hemphill and Institute for Justice director of strategic research Dick M. Carpenter II, examines the current state of occupational regulation.

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