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Kurt Wurthmann, Ph.D.

Kurt Wurthmann
Professor of Management


  • PHD - Columbia University City New York - Business
  • MS - Columbia University City New York - Business
  • MBA - Yale - Business
  • MS - Columbia University City New York - Industrial Engineering
  • MS - Cornell University - Mechanical Engineering
  • BS - Cornell University - Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Kurt Wurthmann is Professor of Management in the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. He teaches graduate courses in strategy and conducts research in related areas, including strategic management, corporate governance, and business ethics. Dr. Wurthmann is an active researcher and presenter, with articles published in the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, and Journal of Management Studies (among others). Prior to his work in academia, he served as a consultant and held various positions in engineering and applications development.
MGT 5170 Applying Strategy for Managers

Kurt Wurthmann Using Isotropic and Anisotropic Models to Determine Solar Module Tilt to Maximize Incident Energy and PV Electricity Output on the Alaska North Slope. Proceedings of the ASME 2020 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering 2020.

kurt wurthmann A toolkit of five essential clusters of heuristics for promoting innovativeness and wisdom in systems architecting the strategy and structure of organizations . Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society 2019.

kurt wurthmann An illustrative example of applying systems engineering tools for risk management when launching new technologies . Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society 2019.

kurt wurthmann Becoming more socially responsible through failure. Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society 2019.

Kurt Wurthmann Perceivers' implicit theories, violation type, and moral awareness. Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings 2013.

Economic Comparison of Photovoltaic versus Diesel Generator Water Pumping Systems, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Annual Conference & Expo, 2020, Virtual

Integrating QFD and DSM to Develop Organizational Structures, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Annual Conference & Expo, 2020, Virtual

The Strategic Priority Cloud, INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research, 2016, Orlando, FL

Explaining systematic differences in anxiety and intentions following random acts of violence, Academy of Management Conference, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Implicit theories and dynamic entitativity, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, 2014, Washington DC

Why is an entire group praised for one member’s positive act? , American Psychological Association Annual Convention 2014, Washington DC

Perceivers' implicit theories, violation type, and moral awareness, Academy of Management Conference 2013, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Wurthmann, K. (2021). Designing photovoltaic arrays for groundwater pumping for remote agriculture using synthetically generated daily rainfall and irrigation needs. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology.

Kurt Wurthmann (2020). The essential mix: six tools for strategy-making in the next decade. Journal of Business Strategy 41(1).

Kurt Wurthmann (2020). Rainwater harvesting system installations required to offset new water demand created by growing populations in Broward and Palm Beach Counties: A dataset for decision making based on numbers of installations, costs, and water and energy savings. Data in Brief.

Kurt Wurthmann (2020). Conducting Pugh Method-based Trade Studies during Product Development: The case of evaluating Turbofan versus Turboprop versus Piston versus Other Engine Alternatives for UAVs. Proceedings AIAA SciTech Forum.

Kurt Wurthmann (2020). How group and perceiver characteristics affect collective blame following counterproductive work behavior. Business Ethics: A European Review 29(1), pp. 14.

Kurt Wurthmann (2019). A nonparametric bootstrapping method for synthetically generating daily precipitation, water supply, and irrigation demand for rainwater harvesting system storage sizing. MethodsX 6(), pp. .

Kurt Wurthmann (2019). Assessing storage requirements, water and energy savings, and costs associated with a residential rainwater harvesting system deployed across two counties in Southeast Florida. Journal of Environmental Management 252(15).

kurt wurthmann (2019). A model of the psychological and tangible ripple effects of serious counterproductive work behavior. e- Journal of Social & Behavioural Research in Business 10(3), pp. 21.

Kurt Wurthmann (2017). Implicit theories and issue characteristics as determinants of moral awareness and intentions. Journal of Business Ethics 142(1), pp. 93-116.

Kurt Wurthmann (2014). Business student's attitudes toward innovation and intentions to start their own businesses. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 10(4), pp. 691-711.

Kurt Wurthmann (2014). Service on a stigmatized board, social capital, and change in number of directorships. Journal of Management Studies 51(5), pp. 814-841.

Kurt Wurthmann (2013). A social cognitive perspective on the relationships between ethics education, moral attentiveness, and PRESOR. Journal of Business Ethics 114(1), pp. 131-153.

Kurt Wurthmann, (2008). The stigmatization and devaluation of elites associated with corporate failures: A process model. Academy of Management Review 33(1), pp. 231-251.

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