David Welsh

Lincoln Center Applied Ethics
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Biography

The Southwest is familiar territory to David Welsh, who earned degrees at the University of Southern Utah, the University of Utah, and the University of Arizona. He comes to the W. P. Carey School of Business after teaching business ethics, leadership, and organizational behavior at the University of Washington, where he was recognized for his excellence in the classroom. 

Professor Welsh's research focuses primarily on issues related to unethical behavior in the workplace and has been published in scholarly journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. His research has also been featured in mainstream media outlets, including Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, The Huffington Post, BBC News, and Psychology Today. 

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Arizona 2014
  • J.D. University of Utah 2010
  • B.S. Southern Utah University 2007

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Ethics

Publications

  • Welsh, D.T., Ordóñez, L.D., Snyder, D.G., & Christian, M.S. (2015). The slippery slope: How small ethical transgressions pave the way for larger future transgressions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 114-127.
  • Welsh, D.T., Ellis, A.P.J., Christian, M.S., & Mai, K.M. (2014). Building a self-regulatory model of sleep deprivation and deception: The role of caffeine and social influence. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 1268-1277.
  • Welsh, D.T. & Ordóñez, L.D. (2014). Conscience without cognition: The effects of subconscious priming on ethical behavior.Academy of Management Journal, 57, 723-742.
  • Welsh, D.T. & Ordóñez, L.D. (2014). The dark side of consecutive high performance goals: Linking goal setting, depletion, and unethical behavior. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 123, 79-89. Special issue on behavioral ethics.
  • Podsakoff, N.P., Whiting, S.W., Welsh, D.T., & Mai, K.M. (2013). Surveying for artifacts: The susceptibility of the OCB-performance evaluation relationship to common rater, item, and measurement context effects. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 863-874.

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
LES 582 Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 791 Seminar
MGT 792 Research
MGT 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
LES 582 Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792 Research
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
MGT 792 Research
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
MGT 792 Research
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
LES 582 Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792 Research
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
LES 582 Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792 Research
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
LES 582 Ethical Issues for Managers
MGT 792 Research

Work History

<p>Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous appointments: University of Washington</p>