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Caldwell, Craig

Associate Professor - Management
College of Business


Holcomb Building - 210

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Management
  • Business and Society
  • Organizational Theory

  • Socio-economic Exchange
  • Relational Aspects of Agency Theory
  • Strategic effects of Executive Values

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Visiting Professor of Management


Ph.D., December 2003
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business
Dissertation: “Examining the trust placed in vendors: The antecedents of interorganizational trust in outsourced clinical trials”
Major Areas
Behavioral and Interorganizational Issues in Strategic Management
Corporate Social Responsibility & Ethics

Master of Business Administration, December 1993
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - R.B. Pamplin School of Business

B.A., May 1988
Anderson University, Anderson, IN
Major Area

Teaching Awards

  • Alpha Kappa Psi, Outstanding Faculty Award, Butler 2005
  • Mortar Board Honor Society, Teacher of the Year, Butler 2005
  • Student Government Association, Apple for You Teaching Award, Butler 2005

Other Awards
  • Berg Center, Dissertation research support
  • David Berg Family Fund Fellowship, Funded first three years of Ph.D.
  • Merit Scholarship, $3,000, Virginia Tech
  • Indiana CPA Society - Outstanding Student Award, Anderson University
  • Senior Honors Convocation Speaker, Anderson University

Association Memberships (professional/educational)
Academy of Management

  • Business Policy and Strategy (BPS), 1994--Present
  • Social Issues in Management (SIM), 1994--Present
  • International Management, 1994—Present
  • International Association for Business and Society (IABS), 1994--Present
  • Society for Business Ethics (SBE), 1994--Present

Professional Experience
Visiting Professor, 2004-present - Butler University

  • Ethical & Socially Responsible Decision Making (MBA)
  • Organizational Change & Transformation (MBA)
  • Developing & Managing Teams (MBA)
  • Leadership (MBA)
  • Administrative Policy (Undergraduate Capstone)
  • Organizational Behavior (Undergraduate)
  • Business Ethics (Undergraduate)

Lecturer, 1999-2003 - Butler University
  • Administrative Policy (Undergraduate Capstone)
  • Business Ethics (Undergraduate)

Substitute Lecturer, Fall 1996-Spring 1997 - University of Pittsburgh
  • Ethics in the Business Environment (Graduate)
  • Strategic Management (Undergraduate)
  • Business & Society (Undergraduate)