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Mindy West

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Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4006
Biography: 

Mindy West is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Faculty Coordinator for the Human Resource Management major.  After completing her Ph.D. in Human Resource Management at Arizona State University, she joined the W. P. Carey faculty in 2008.  Her research interests include international human resources, employee turnover, and legal issues in human resource management.  She contributes to The Wall Street Journal weekly review in International Business.  She was a Wall Street Journal Distinguished Professor Award recipient in 2009 and received two teaching awards from ASU while in her doctoral program.  Professor West is active in the Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Phoenix and serves on the College Relations Committee.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Human Resource Management, Arizona State University 2000
  • M.B.A. Human Resource Management, Miami University 1991
  • B.S. Marketing and Spanish, Ohio Northern University 1989
Publications: 
  • Moorhead, G., Neck, C. P., & West, M. S. (1998). "The tendency toward defective decision making within self-managing teams: The relevance of Groupthink for the 21st century." Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 73, 327-351.
  • West, M. S., & Cardy, R. L. (1997). "Accommodating claims of disability: The potential impact of abuses." Human Resource Management Review, 7, 233-246.
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 484Internship
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 484Internship
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 484Internship
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 484Internship
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 424Employment Law
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 302Principles Intl Business
MGT 425Global Human Resources
MGT 484Internship
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 484Internship
Honors / Awards: 
  • Wall Street Journal Distinguished Professor Award, 2009
  • Teacher of the Year Finalist, Northern Arizona University in Yuma, 2006
  • Arizona State University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1998
  • College of Business Teaching Assistant Teaching Excellence Award, Arizona State University, 1997
Work History: 

Arizona State University: 2008-present, 1993-1999. Previous Appointments: Northern Arizona University in Yuma, San Diego State University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Ohio Northern University