Timothy Palmer

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Timothy Palmer (Tim)
Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Sustainable Business Practices
(269) 387-5242
3284 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5429
Mailing address: 
Department of Management
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5429 USA
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University
  • MBA, Northern Arizona University
  • B.S., University of New Hampshire
Teaching interests: 
  • Ethics and sustainability
  • Strategic management
Research interests: 
  • Student learning
  • Organizational reputation
  • Sustainability

Dr. Timothy Palmer is a professor of management and director of the Center for Sustainable Business Practices at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business.

His integration of service learning in the capstone strategic management class led to a Michigan Campus Compact Faculty and Staff Community Service-Learning Award in 2009. Palmer received the 2014 Distinguished Professor of the Year Award from the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan, and WMU’s 2014 nomination for the Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year Award.

Palmer’s research on student learning, organizational reputation, sustainability and strategic decision making, has appeared in numerous publications including:

  • Academy of Management Learning and Education
  • Journal of Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
  • Organization Research Methods
  • Organization Science
  • Strategic Management Journal