Chad Albrecht

Professor of Strategy and Director, MBA Program

Department(s):
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Master of Business Administration

Chad Albrecht

Education

Ph.D., Management, ESADE Business School, 2008
DEA, Research Methods, ESADE Business School, 2006
BA, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2004

Awards

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year - 2013
Researcher of the Year - 2011
Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year - 2010

Biography

Chad Albrecht is a Full Professor of Strategy & the Director of MBA Programs at Utah State University. At USU, Chad has received numerous awards including Researcher of the Year, Graduate Mentor of the Year and Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year (3 times). Chad has also been a Robbins Research Finalist for his work on fraud prevention and detection. Chad has written six books and his fraud-related research has been quoted in the Times of LondonIn-Flight Magazine and various other news agencies. Before becoming a professor, Chad worked as a licensed stockbroker for The Harris, a subsidiary of the Bank of Montreal.

News Articles

Huntsman Professors Have Written Some Books You Should Know About (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2012)
Fraud, Finances, and Finding a Balance With Dr. Chad Albrecht (USU School of Graduate Studies - May 2020)

Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Albrecht, C., Holland, D., Skousen, B.R, Skousen, C., (2018). The Significance of Whistleblowing as an Anti-Fraud Measure. Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, 10:1, 1-13.
  • Albrecht, C., Morales, V., Baldwin, J., Scott, S., eZubao: A Chinese Ponzi Scheme with a Twist. Journal of Financial Crime, 24:2
  • Albrecht, C., Gardner, T., Allred, S., Winn, B., Condie, A., (2016). To Sit at the Table, You have to Know the Language: Important Financial Metrics for HR Directors.. Strategic HR Review, 15:3
  • Albrecht, C., Kranacher, M., (2016). Understanding Asset Misappropriation. Journal of Fraud Studies
  • Albrecht, C., Holland, D., Dolan, S., Tzafrir, S., (2015). The Role of Power in Financial Statement Fraud Schemes. Journal of Business Ethics, 131:4, 803-813.
  • Albrecht, C., El-Bakri, J., Albrecht, S., Morales, V., (2015). How Fraud Affects Corporate Strategy: The Case of General Motors and John McNamara. Corporate Finance Review, 20:2
  • Warnick, B.J, Rodrigo, P., Albrecht, C., Stephens, N., (2014). Individual Scholar Productivity Rankings in Business Ethics Research. Innovar, 25:54, 183-198.
  • Holland, D., Albrecht, C., (2013). The Worldwide Academic Field of Business Ethics: Scholars’ Perceptions of the Most Important Issues. Journal of Business Ethics
  • Holland, D., Albrecht, C., (2013). Business Ethics: Scholars Perceptions of the Most Important Issues. Journal of Business Ethics
  • Albrecht, C., Holland, D., Gibson, C., Hoffman, G., An International Initiative: Worker Wellbeing within Organizations. Competitiveness Review
  • Albrecht, C., (2013). Education Oversight and Corruption. Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal
  • Albrecht, C., Malagueno, R., Holland, D., Sanders, M., (2012). A Cross-Country Perspective on Professional Oversight, Education Standards and Countries' Perceived Level of Corruption. Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 19:4, 433-454.
  • Albrecht, C., Thompson, J.A, Hoopes, J., (2011). Productivity and Prestige in Business Ethics Research: A Report and Commentary on the State of the Field. Business & Society
  • Albrecht, C., Albrecht, C., Tzafrir, S., (2011). How to Protect and Minimize Consumer Risk to Identity Theft. Journal of Financial Crime, 18:4
  • Malagueno, R., Albrecht, C., Ainge, C., Stephens, N., (2010). Accounting and Corruption: A Cross-Country Analysis. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 13:4
  • Zhang, Y., Albrecht, C., (2010). The Role of Cultural Values on a Firm's Strategic Human Resource Management Development: A Comparative Case Study of Spanish Firms in China. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21:11
  • Albrecht, C., Yingying, Z., (2010). The Relationship Between South Korean Chaebols and Fraud. Management Research Review, 33:3
  • Jackson, K., Holland, D., Albrecht, C., Woolstenhulme, D., (2010). Fraud Isn’t Just For Big Business: Understanding the Drivers, Consequences, and Protections Against Fraud in Small Businesses. Journal of International Management Studies
  • Albrecht, C., Thompson, J.A, Hoopes, J., Rodrigo, P., (2010). Business Ethics Journal Rankings as Perceived by Business Ethics Scholars. Journal of Business Ethics, 95:2
  • Albrecht, C.C, Albrecht, C., (2009). Data-Driven Fraud Detection Using Detectlets. Journal of Forensic & Investigative Accounting, 1 (Inaugural Issue):1
  • Albrecht, C., (2009). International Ethics, Fraud, and Corruption: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 16:3
  • Albrecht, W., Albrecht, C., Albrecht, C., (2008). Current Trends in Fraud and Its Detection. Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective, 17:1
  • Malagueno, R., Samaniego, A., Albrecht, C., (2007). Real Estate and Portfolio Management: Examining Diversification Properties. Revista Electrnica de Administrao, 13:57
  • Albrecht, C., (2007). A Comment on Koerber and Neck's "Religion in the Workplace: Implication for Financial Fraud and Organizational Decision Making". Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion, 4:1
  • Albrecht, C., Freeman, L., Albrecht, C., Albrecht, S., (2007). The Effect of Country and Organizational Factors on Public Equity Markets. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics
  • Albrecht, C., Fox, P., Wareham, J., Albrecht, C., (2006). The Role of Power and Negotiation in Online Deception. The Journal of Digital Forensics, Security, and Law, 1:4
  • Albrecht, C., Albrecht, W., Albrecht, C., (2004). Corporate Executives: Agency, Stewardship, and Broken Trust. Journal of Forensic Accounting, 5:1

Professional Journal

  • Albrecht, C., Albrecht, W.S, Albrecht, C.C, Hawkins, S., Is There An Ethics Compromise Triangle. Internal Auditing
  • Albrecht, C., Holland, D., Peters, M., (2016). Strategic Revenue Analysis. Strategic Direction, 32:7 *
  • Albrecht, C., D.H, (2016). Strategic Revenue Analysis. Strategic Direction, 32:7
  • Albrecht, C., El-Bakri, J., Albrecht, W., Victor, M., (2015). The Relationship between Fraud and Strategy. Corporate Finance Review, 20, 5 - 13.
  • Winn, B., Buttars, E., Holland, D., Albrecht, C., (2012). Developing Organizational Trust as a Foundation for Success. Corporate Finance Review, 16:5, 5-9.
  • Albrecht, C., (2011). Getting to Grips with Stress in the Workplace: Strategies for Promoting a Healthier, More Productive Environment. Human Resource Management: International Digest, 19:4 *
  • Albrecht, C., (2010). The Report on Fraudulent Financial Reporting: An Internal Audit Perspective. Internal Auditing, 25:5 *
  • Dixon, J., Belnap, C., Albrecht, C., Lee, K., (2010). The Importance of Soft Skills. Corporate Finance Review, 14:6 *
  • Albrecht, C., Malagueno, R., Lee, K., Larsen, L., (2009). The IFAC Member Body Compliance Program - A Wealth of Information. Journal of International Taxation, December, 2009 *
  • Albrecht, C., Dolan, S., Albrecht, C., Malagueno, R., (2008). Financial Statement Fraud: Learn from the Mistakes of the U.S. or Follow in the Footsteps of its Errors. Corporate Finance Review, 12:4
  • Albrecht, C., Albrecht, C., Dolan, S., Malagueno, R., (2008). Financial Statement Fraud: Learn from the Mistakes of the US of Follow in the Footsteps of its Errors. Internal Auditing (Previously Published Version in Corporate Finance Review), 23:2 *
  • Albrecht, C., Albrecht, C., (2008). The Nature of Financial Statement Fraud. Internal Auditing, 23:4
  • Albrecht, C., (2007). Fraud: The How and Why. European Business Forum27 *
  • Albrecht, C., Albrecht, W., Albrecht, C., Williams, T., (2004). Conducting Ethical Investigations. Security Management

Public or Trade Journal

  • Lee, K., Albrecht, C., (2010). The Importance of Soft Skills. Corporate Finance Review, May June 2010, 4. *
  • Albrecht, C., Dolan, S., (2008). Protecting Your Organization From Fraud. Thomson Reuters Aranzadi Legal

Books

  • Albrecht, W., Albrecht, C., Albrecht, C., Zimbelman, M., (2011). Fraud Examination: 4th Edition. Cengage Learning
  • Albrecht, C., (2011). Identifying Fraudulent Financial Transactions. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants *
  • Dolan, S., Albrecht, C., Pinol, M.D, Parada, M.J, Suriol, X., (2008). The Index of Professional Perspectives - 8th Edition (Fraud in Spanish Organizations). Institute for Labor Studies, ESADE Business School *
  • Dolan, S., Parada, M.J, Pinol, M.D, Suriol, X., Albrecht, C., (2008). Professional Perspective Index - 7th Edition. ESADE Business School *
  • Albrecht, S., Albrecht, C., (2004). Fraud Examination and Prevention (Practicioners). Thomson: SouthWestern

Book Chapters

  • Albrecht, C.C, Sanders, M.L, Holland, D., Albrecht, C., (2010). The Debilitating Effects of Fraud in Organizations. Gower *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2020
MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2020
MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Summer 2020
MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Spring 2020
MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Spring 2020
MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2019
MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2019
MSLE 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2019
MSLE 6870 - Global Strategic Thinking, Spring 2019
MSLE 6640 - Selected Topics in Business Administration, Spring 2019
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Fall 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Fall 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Fall 2018
MGT 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2018
MGT 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2018
MGT 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Fall 2018
MGT 6890 - Advanced Strategy, Summer 2018
MGT 3250 - Introduction to Human Resource Management, Summer 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Summer 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Summer 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Summer 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Summer 2018
MGT 6870 - Global Strategic Thinking, Spring 2018
MGT 6870 - Global Strategic Thinking, Spring 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2018
MGT 6640 - Selected Topics in Management and Human Resources, Spring 2018
MGT 4890 - Strategic Planning and Execution, Spring 2018