- William R. Johnson, Jr. Distinguished Professor
- Chair, Department of Marketing
- Faculty Director, Health Care Executive MBA Program
- Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Sustainable Marketing
- Co-Chair, Research Innovations in Sustainable Marketing Symposium, March 2023
- PhD, Marketing and International Business, University of Texas, Austin, 1990
- MBA, Marketing with Honors, University of Hawai`i at Manoa, 1984
- MA, Public Affairs with Honors, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1977
- BA, Environmental Studies with Honors, University of California at Berkeley, 1973
- Health Care Consumer Decision Making
- Brand Management
- Cross-cultural Consumer Behavior
- Sustainable Marketing
Hu, Miao, Chen, J., Alden, D.L., Chen, Q., "The Coalescence Effect: How a Combination of Foreign and Local Appeals Enhances Customer Engagement through Perceived Brand Globalness" (forthcoming), Journal of International Marketing.
Scheer, S., Reifegerste, D., Arendt, F., van Weert, J.C.M, Alden, D..L. (2022), “Family Involvement in Medical Decision Making in Europe and the United States: A Replication and Extension in Five Countries,” Social Science & Medicine, 301: 1-7. (Note: in healthcare research, last author is akin to second, senior author in other social science research fields).
Friend, J. and Alden, D.L. (2021), “Improving Patient Preparedness and Confidence in Discussing Advance Directives for End-of-Life Care with Healthcare Providers in the United States and Japan," Medical Decision Making, 41(1), 60-73.
Li, KS., Saigal, C.S., Tendel, M.D., Kwan, L., Inkeles, M., Alden, D.L., Frencher, S.K., Gollapudi, K., Blumberg, J., Nabhani, J., Bergman, J. (2021), “Differences in implementation Outcomes of a Shared Decision-Making Program for Men with Prostate Cancer between an Academic Medical Center and Country Health Care System,” Medical Decision Making, 41(2):120-132
Alden, D. L., Friend J., Frankel L, Jibaja-Weiss, M (2018), “The Effects of Culturally Targeted Patient Decision Aids on Medical Consultation Preparation for Hispanic Women in the U.S.: Results from Four Randomized Experiments,” Social Science & Medicine, 212 (September), 17-25.
Alden, D.L., Friend J., Yein Lee P.Y., Lee Y.K., Trevena L., Ng C.J., Kiatpongson S., Abdullah K.L., Tanaka M., Limpongsanurak S. (2018), “ Who Decides – Me or We? Family Involvement in Medical Decision Making in Eastern and Western Countries,” Medical Decision Making, 38(1), 14-25.
Alden D.L., Kelley J.B., Chen Q., Youn J. B. (2016). “Understanding Consumer Motivations to Interact on Brand Websites in the International Marketplace: Evidence from the U.S.,China, and South Korea,” Journal of Business Research, 69(12), 5909–5916.
He Y., Chen Q., Alden D.L.(2016). “Time Will Tell: Managing Post-Purchase Changes in Brand Attitude,” Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 44(6), 791-805.
Alden D.L., Friend J., Lee A., De Vries M., Osawa R., Chen Q. (2015) “Culture and Medical Decision Making: Health Care Consumer Perspectives in Japan and the U.S.,” Health Psychology, 34(12), 1133-1144.
Alden D.L. (2014), “Decision Aid Influences on Factors Associated with Patient Empowerment Prior to a Cancer Treatment Decision Making,” Medical Decision Making, 34 (7), 884-898.
Alden D.L., Friend J., Schapira M., Stigglebout A. (2014), “Cultural Targeting and Tailoring of Shared Decision Making Technology: A Theoretical Framework for Improving the Effectiveness of Patient Decision Aids in Culturally Diverse Groups,” Social Science & Medicine (105 March), 1-8.
Alden D.L., Kelley J.B., Riefler P., Lee J.A., Soutar G.N. (2013), “The Effect of Global Company Animosity on Global Brand Attitud.es in Emerging and Developed Markets: Does Perceived Value Matter?”, Journal of International Marketing, 21(2),17-38.
Alden D.L., Steenkamp J.B., Batra R. (2006), “Consumer Attitudes toward Marketing Globalization: Antecedent, Consequent and Structural Factors,” International Journal of Research in Marketing, 23, 227-239.
Steenkamp J.B.,Batra R., Alden D.L. (2003), “How Perceived Brand Globalness Creates Brand Value,” Journal of International Business Studies, 34(1), 53-65.
Alden, D.L., Steenkamp J.B.,Batra, R. (1999), "Brand Positioning Through Advertising in Asia, North America and Europe: The Role of Global Consumer Culture," Journal of Marketing, 63 (January), 75-83.
Awards & Honors
Dennis Ching Teaching Award 2018 - Shidler College of Business
Professor of the Semester Award 2017 - BBA Major/Elective Course
Best Professor of the Semester - Undergraduate Core Course, Spring 2015
Kaizen Service Award - Shider College of Business, 2015
Award for Outstanding Short Course in SEM - Society for Medical Decision Making, 2014
Shirley M. Lee Research Award - Shidler College of Business, 2013
- 2000 - Present: Professor, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
- 1995 - 2000: Associate Professor, University of Hawai`i at Manoa
- 1989 - 1994: Assistant Professor , University of Hawai`i at Manoa
HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Japanese Health Care Management Seminars
Honolulu, Tokyo, Nagoya and Kobe
Intercultural Health Care Executive Management Program
Hawaii’ Pacific Health Program, UH CBA
Taipei Physician Social Marketing Course, Johns Hopkins/UH CBA
Social Marketing, Hanoi School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins/UH Winter Institute, APCED
Marketing Management, Health Care Executive MBA Program
Physician Leadership Development Program, APCED
HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONSULTING EXAMPLES
Improving the Reproductive Healthcare Capacity of the
Communal Health Centers in Khanh Hoa and Da Nang, Vietnam
Marie Stopes International, Vietnam
Branding HIV/AIDS Health Clinics Targeting Sex Workers in Bangladesh
Instituting the Marketing Function
The Queen's Medical Center