Daniel Chaffin

Assistant Professor

Office: WSTC 406C   |    Phone: (308) 865-8164   |    Email: chaffintd@unk.edu

Daniel Chaffin

Education

PhD, Michigan State University, 2015.
Major: Strategic Management
Dissertation Title: Managing Brands as a Resource: A Study of Hollywood Film Franchises

MBA, University of Colorado, 2008.
Major: Management

BS, Brigham Young University, 2004.
Major: Organizational Communication
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Business Management


Professional Positions

Academic-Post-Secondary

Assistant Professor of Management, University of Nebraska-Kearney (August, 2015-Present)
Undergraduate Instructor, Michigan State University (Summer 2011-Summer 2012)
Adjunct Instructor, Pikes Peak Community College (Fall 2010)

Professional/Managerial

Strategic Marketing Manager, Pulte Homes Colorado. (January 2008 - August 2010).
Business Development Analyst, Pulte Homes Colorado. (May 2005 - January 2008).

Professional Memberships

Academy of Management. (2012 - 2015).


Research

Publications

Conference Proceedings

Chaffin, T.D., Ralph A. Heidl, Mukund Chari, and Roger Calantone. “The Role of Examiner Workload and Applicant Reputation in Intellectual Property Protection.” Academy of Management Proceedings 2013, no. 1 (January 1, 2013): 17346. (This paper won the best empirical paper for the Entrepreneurship Division)

Refereed Journal Article

Chaffin T.D., Heidl., R., Hollenbeck J.R., Calantone R., Howe M., Voorhees C. (in press).  The Promise and Perils of Wearable Sensors in Organizational Research.  Journal of Organizational Research Methods.

Research in Progress

Hollenbeck., J.R., Heidl R., Yu A., Howe M., Calantone R., Voorhees C., Chaffin T.D., Informal Boundary Spanning Ties in Multiteam Systems: A Theory of Accelerated Degeneration Under review

Conference Presentations

Chaffin (Author & Presenter), Shamsie (Author), Conlon (Author). Strategic Management Society Conference, "A Demand-Based Perspective of Differentiation: Managing Brands as a Strategic Resource," Denver, CO. (October 4, 2015).

Chaffin, Gamache, Mcnamara. Academy of Management Conference, "Batman and Robin or Superman:  How CEO/COO Duos Impact Firm Performance," Vancouver BC Canada. (August 2015).

Chaffin, Heidl, Hollenbeck, Howe, Yu, Calantone, Voorhees. Academy of Management Conference, "Unobtrusive Measures in Organizational Research:  The potential of Wearable  Sensor Technology," Vancouver BC Canada. (August 2015).

Kyprianou, Chaffin. Academy of Management Conference, "What is New About 'Openness'?  Implications for Value Creation and Value Capture Panel Symposium," Vancouver BC Canada. (August 2015).

Chaffin, Gamache, Mcnamara. Academy of Management Conference, "Batman and Robin or Superman:  When Do Firms Benefit from Having a COO?," Philadelphia, PA. (2014).

Chaffin. Academy of Management Conference, "Competing for Disappearing Customers:  How Firm Customer Heterogeneity can Enhance and Limit Firm Outcomes," Philadelphia, PA. (2014).

Chaffin. Academy of Management Conference, "Demand-Side Perspectives in Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology," Philadelphia, PA. (2014).

Heidl, Chaffin, Hollenbeck, Yu, Calantone, Voorhees, Howe. Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, "The Virtues and Liabilities of Wearable Sensors in Group Process Research," Raleigh, NC. (2014).

Heidl, Chaffin, Hollenbeck, Calantone. Society for Organizational Industrial Psychology, "Wearable Sensors and the Measurement of Individual and Collective Behavior," Honolulu, Hawaii. (2014).

Chaffin, Heidl, Wiseman, Chari. Strategic Management Society Conference, "Too Small to Patent:  The Liability of Newness in Intellectual Property Protection," Madrid, Spain. (2014).

Chaffin, Heidl, Chari, Calantone. Academy of Management Conference, "Examiner Discretion and the Liability of Newness in Intellectual Property Protection," Orlando, FL. (2013).

Chaffin, Gamache, Mcnamara. Academy of Management Conference, "The Lone Ranger or the Dynamic Duo:  When Do Firms Benefit From Having a COO?," Philadelphia, PA. (2013).

Chaffin, Heidl, Chari, Calantone. Babson Entrepreneurship Conference, "Examiner Discretion and the Liability of Newness in Intellectual Property Protection," Lyon, France. (2013).

Chaffin, Miller. European Group for Organization Studies Conference, "A Microfoundations View of Demand-Side Strategy:  Value Co-Creation Routines," Montreal, Canada. (2013).

Chaffin, Gamache, Mcnamara. Strategic Management Society Conference, "The Lone Ranger or the Dynamic Duo:  When Do Firms Benefit From Having a COO?," Atlanta, GA. (2013).

Chaffin. Academy of Management Conference, "Can Value Co-Creation Limit the Liability of Foreignness?," Boston, MA. (2012).


Award, Scholarships & Honors

Michigan State University Doctoral Student Fellowship, 2014
Best Paper Entrepreneurship Division Academy of Management 2013
MSU-CIBER Grant 2013
Michigan State University Doctoral Student Fellowship, 2013 
Michigan State University Doctoral Student Fellowship, 2012
Michigan State University Doctoral Student Fellowship, 2012
Michigan State University Doctoral Student Fellowship, 2011

President’s List Academic Scholarship – Brigham Young University – Idaho Winter 2002
Academic Scholarship – Brigham Young University Idaho – Fall 2002 – Fall 2004