Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Interprofessional academic health center leadership development: The case of the University of Alabama at Birmingham's healthcare leadership academyPersonnel Administrator.  27:104-108. 2014
2011 Towards Finding the Balance of Art and Science in Management: A Market Approach to Valuing Management ResearchJournal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship.  16:3-3. 2011
2011 Surviving organizational disastersBiomicrofluidics.  54:135-142. 2011
2011 Surviving organizational disasters 2011
2010 Southeastern Regional Pediatric Disaster Surge Network: A public health partnershipPublic Health Reports.  125:117-126. 2010
2010 Testing a model of signals in the IPO offer processSmall Business Economics.  34:445-463. 2010
2008 Market effects on electronic health record adoption by physiciansHealth Care Management Review.  33:243-252. 2008
2007 Organizing emergency preparedness within United States public health departmentsPublic Health.  121:241-250. 2007
2007 Hospital strategic preparedness planning: The new imperativePrehospital and Disaster Medicine.  22:529-536. 2007
2007 Organization of Emergency Preparedness in State Health DepartmentsPublic Health2007
2006 Do governance, equity characteristics, and venture capital involvement affect long-term wealth creation in US health care and biotechnology IPOs?Journal of Health Care Finance.  33:54-71. 2006
2006 Structuring deals and governance after the IPO: Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in high tech start-upsBiomicrofluidics.  49:303-311. 2006
2006 Effective response to large-scale disasters: The need for high-reliability preparedness networksInternational journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters.  24:331-349. 2006
2006 John Miner's Organizational Behavior Vols. 1-3: A Book Review EssayJournal of Aging Research.  31:1102-1108. 2006
2006 People, places, and life transitions: Consequential experiences in the lives of management laureatesBreast Cancer : Targets and Therapy.  5:408-421. 2006
2005 Mitigating risks, visible hands, inevitable disasters, and soft variables: Management research that matters to managersJournal- Tennessee Dental Association.  19:24-37. 2005
2005 Mitigating risks, visible hands, inevitable disasters, and soft variables: Management research that matters to managersIEEE Engineering Management Review.  33:85-100. 2005
2005 Communication clarity in strategic management data sourcesStrategic Organization.  3:243-278. 2005
2005 Health departments' implementation of public health's core functions: An assessment of health impactsPublic Health.  119:11-21. 2005
2005 Healthcare administration education in the 21st century: the case for entrepreneurship.Journal of Health Administration Education.  22:283-298. 2005
2005 Ten Classic Articles Issue (Reprinted)The Academy of Management Executive.  19:24-38. 2005
2004 A Case for Great Books in Management EducationBreast Cancer : Targets and Therapy.  3:421-428. 2004
2004 Same Day Scheduling in A Public Health Clinic: A Pilot StudyPublic Health Management & Practice.  10:152-167. 2004
2004 Same-Day Scheduling in a Public Health Clinic: A pilot studyJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  10:148-155. 2004
2003 Leadership and Decision Making: A Retrospective Application and AssessmentJournal of Leadership Studies.  9:1-20. 2003
2003 The structure of state health agencies: A strategic analysisMedical care review.  60:31-57. 2003
2003 A Pesquisa Que Faz Diferença. Revista de Administração de Empresas (Reprinted in Portuguese)RAE : Revista de Administração de Empresas.  43:86-101. 2003
2003 Mitigating risks, visible hands, inevitable disasters, and soft variables: Management research that matters to managersJournal- Tennessee Dental Association.  17:46-60. 2003
2003 Strategic configurations in health service organizationsJournal of Business Research.  56:1-13. 2003
2003 Strategic configurations in health services organizationsJournal of Business Research.  56:31-43. 2003
2002 Community of scholars: An exploratory study of management laureatesScientometrics.  55:395-409. 2002
2001 Motion Study in Management and the Arts A Historical ExampleJournal of Management Inquiry.  10:137-149. 2001
2001 Stock options and work motivationOrganizational Dynamics2001
2000 Leading Change by Managing ParadoxesJournal of Leadership Studies.  7:13-30. 2000
1999 The Indian Health Service: Creating a Climate for ChangeJournal of Case Research.  19. 1999
1998 Competitive advantage and internal organizational assessmentJournal- Tennessee Dental Association.  12:6-16. 1998
1998 Consensus building about the future in a local public health organization: From strategic thinking to strategy formulationPublic Health Management & Practice.  13-25. 1998
1998 Preparing for the future in a local public health organizationJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  4:13-25. 1998
1996 Translating public health research into public health practice: Outcomes and characteristics of successful collaborationsIndian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology.  12:67-70. 1996
1994 Restructuring pharmacy departments for survival.In K. Horns (Ed.), Neonatal Research Makes Sense. Petaluma, CA: National Association of Neonatal Nursing.  51:2827-2831. 1994
1994 A sense of direction in public organizations: An Analysis of Mission Statements in State Health DepartmentsJournal of Difference Equations and Applications.  26:11-27. 1994
1994 General and functional level health care managers: Neither ‘Manage’ very muchHealth Services Management Research.  7:91-100. 1994
1994 Mail surveys: A linear programming solutionJournal of Business Research.  29:39-45. 1994
1993 Identifying opportunities and threats in public healthEuropean Journal of Public Health.  3:54-59. 1993
1993 The use of scenario analysis in local public health departments: Alternative futures for strategic planningPublic Health Reports.  108:701-710. 1993
1992 Keeping strategic thinking in strategic planning: Macro-environmental analysis in a state department of public healthPublic Health.  106:253-269. 1992
1992 When merger means death: Organizational euthanasia and strategic choiceOrganizational Dynamics.  20:21-33. 1992
1991 Analyzing the health care environment: "you can't hit what you can't see"Health Care Management Review.  16:35-48. 1991
1991 Strategic planning for public health practice using macroenvironmental analysisPublic Health Reports.  106:134-141. 1991
1990 Humor and Work: Applications of Joking Behavior to ManagementJournal of Management.  16:255-278. 1990
1990 The gospel according to Deming: Is it really new?Biomicrofluidics.  33:3-9. 1990
1989 Costs and benefits of selected response inducement techniques in mail survey researchJournal of Business Research.  19:67-79. 1989
1988 Intrapreneurship and the reinvention of the corporationBiomicrofluidics.  31:16-21. 1988
1986 Ethical issues in the development and application of business and management knowledgeJournal of Business Ethics.  5:391-400. 1986
1985 Hospital governance and the corporate revolutionHealth Care Management Review.  10:63-71. 1985
1985 PLANNERS' PERCEPTIONS OF THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROCESS[1]Journal of Management Studies.  22:581-596. 1985
1984 Attracting federal research funds: Why so much from so many goes to so fewJournal of Technology Transfer.  8:1-10. 1984
1980 Descriptive decision theory in health administration: a brief revieuw and extensionJournal of health and human resources administration.  3:67-78. 1980
1979 The value dimension in decision making: A metatheoretical viewThe Journal of behavioral economics.  8:1-28. 1979
1976 Organizations as political coalitions: A behavioral view of the goal formation processThe Journal of behavioral economics.  5:25-44. 1976
1975 On Revolutionizing Methodology 1975
1974 The Researcher and the Manager: A Comparative View of the Need for Mutual UnderstandingManagement Science.  20:1157-1163. 1974
1974 Henry Sturgis Dennison: The manager and the social criticJournal of Business Research.  2:133-146. 1974

Book

Year Title Altmetric
2015 Handbook of healthcare management 2015
2009 Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations 2009
2005 Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations 2005
2004 Encyclopedia of Health Care Management 2004
2001 Henry Sturgis Dennison. Biographical dictionary of management 2001
1999 Management: Ideas and Actions 1999
1999 Management: Ideas and Actions 1999
1996 Physician Strategist 1996

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2006 ASPIRE2 in Arkansas.  20. 2006
2006 The New Office of Women's Health: Building Consensus to Establish A Strong Foundation.  20. 2006
2001 Chapter 12: Principles of management and job description.  475-515. 2001
2001 Strategic planning in health organizations 2001
1996 Principles of management and job descriptions 1996
1996 Strategic management 1996

Teaching Activities

  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO618Q - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO618Q - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO618Q - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO618Q - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO625 - Adv. Leadership/Prac MCH Pt. I (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • MCH690 - Adv Leadership MCH (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO718 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO618 - Mgt Concepts in Pub Hlth Progs (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration and Management, Louisiana State University System : Baton Rouge 1969
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Administration and Management, Louisiana State University System : Baton Rouge 1966
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Business Administration and Management, Samford University 1965
  • Awards And Honors

  • Award, 2004
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  • Award, 2000
  • Award, 1999
  • Award, 1999
  • Full Name

  • W Duncan