William J. Wales

Expert in entrepreneurship, organizational strategic orientations and managerial decision-making.

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William J. Wales

Standish Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
School of Business
Department: Management


Campus phone: (518) 429-9479
Campus email: wwales@albany.edu


William J. Wales is the Standish Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship atĀ the School of Business. His research focuses on entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation, organizational strategic orientationsĀ and managerial decision-making. His recent articles include studies on organizations' strategic orientations, CEO narcissism and an assessment of organizational preparedness for corporate entrepreneurship.

Wales received his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.