Lee Warren Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management

Business & Economics

Lee Warren Brown, Ph.D.




The teaching interests of Lee Warren Brown, PhD, focus primarily on firm strategy. His classes discuss how firm decision makers navigate the market through analysis of both the internal and external environment, formulating strategies and finally implementing strategies. His research examines nonmarket strategies of firms. Dr. Brown studies firm interactions with government and the firm performance implications of those actions. His current projects explore firm lobbying behaviors, foreign firm’s cross-border lobbying behaviors in the US and CEO political activism. In addition, his secondary research stream focuses on CEO ethical leadership in organizations. In his spare time, he spends time with his family and enjoys reading, traveling or playing basketball and tennis.


Ph.D., Business Administration- Management, The University of Texas at Arlington
M.B.A., Business Administration, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
B.B.A., Management, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

Research Interests

Corporate Political Activity; Foreign Lobbying; CEO Political Activism; Lobbying Effectiveness; Ethical Leadership

Latest Articles

Everyone must help: performance implications of CEO and top management team human capital and corporate political activity
Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance (2021)
Christopher Harris, Lee Warren Brown

Political Animosity in Cross-border Acquisitions: EMNCs' Market and Nonmarket Strategy in a Developed Market Journal: Multinational Business Review
Multinational Business Review (2021)
Ru-Shiun Liou, Lee Warren Brown, Dinesh Hasija

Does Human Capital Pay? The Influence of Leader Human Capital and Employee Human Capital on Leader Bonus Earnings
Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance (2021)
Christopher M Harris, Lee Warren Brown

An exploratory study of coping mechanism and professional quality of life in Northeast Texas EMS personnel during COVID-19
Australasian Journal of Paramedicine (2021)
Anastasia Miller, Lee Warren Brown

Nonmarket Responses to Regulation: A Signaling Theory Approach
Group & Organizational Management (2020)
Lee Warren Brown, Irene Goll, Abdul Rasheed, Wayne Crawford

The effects of person-organization political misfit on employees: A conceptual model.
Business and Society Review (2020)
Lee Warren Brown, Jennifer G Manegold, Dennis J Marquardt

Corporate Political Activity and Free Riding Under Market Uncertainty: An Investigation Of Tarp Funding. Business and Society Review
Business and Society Review (2019)
Lee Warren Brown, John Deleon, Abdul A Rasheed

Theology and Corporate Environmental Responsibility: A Biblical Literalism Approach to Creation Care
Journal of Biblical Integration in Business (2018)
Mark Benjamin Spence, Lee Warren Brown

Predictors of Foreign Corporate Political Activities in United States Politics
Global Strategy Journal (2018)
Lee Warren Brown, Mahmut Yasar, Abdul A Rasheed

Ethical Leadership Perceptions: Does It Matter If You're Black or White?
Journal of Business Ethics (2018)
Dennis J Marquardt, Lee Warren Brown, Wendy J Casper

Internally Funded Projects

The effect of ethical leadership on decision making and organizational commitment of nurses
TWU Center for Women Entrepreneurs | 2019
Research Grant