Dr Alf H. Walle is a long-time Professor of Business Research Methods, and was an early advocate of using qualitative methods within business research. In addition to his graduate work in business, Walle holds outside MAs in Social Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies. He is an acknowledged leader of business anthropology, and has developed and presented seminars on qualitative methods to advanced graduate students and junior faculty. Walle is the author of 15 books, including Rethinking Business Anthropology (2013). He currently teaches at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.