BA, Psychology, UC Berkeley
PhD, Business Administration, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
At Haas since 1991
2001 - present, Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management
2001 - 2004, Director, Haas School of Business PhD Program
2001 - 2002, Marvin Bower Fellow, Harvard Business School
1997 - 2000, Harold Furst Professor in Management Philosophy and Values, Haas School of Business
1993 - 2001, Assistant and Associate Professor, Haas School of Business
1987 - 1993, Assistant and Associate Professor of Organization Behavior, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
1991 - 1992, Visiting Associate Professor and Research Psychologist, Institute of Personality and Social Research and Visiting Professor, Haas School of Business
External Service and Assignments
- Boards: Simpson Manufacturing (Director), Ashesi University, Brassring, Center for the Development of Peace and Well Being, UC Berkeley
- Consulting: Advantage Sales & Marketing, ALZA, Boise-Cascade, Chiron, Cisco Systems, The Coca-Cola Company, ConocoPhillips, Fannie Mae, First Data, Franklin Templeton, Freddie Mac, Gallo Winery, Genentech, Intel, Kaiser-Permanente, Microsoft, New York Life, PG&E, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Qualcomm, Sandia National Laboratories, the US Postal Service, and the US Treasury
- Editorial Board: Academy of Management Review, California Management Review
Current Research and Interests
- Organizational culture and post merger integration
- Managing diverse professionals
- Managing teams and cooperation
Selected Papers and Publications
- "The Promise and Problems of Organizational Culture: CEO Personality, Culture, and Firm Performance," with O'Reilly, C., Caldwell, D., and Doerr, B. (2012).
- "Organizational Culture and Performance in High-Technology Firms: The Effects of Culture Content and Strength," with Caldwell, D., O'Reilly, C., and Doerr, B. (2012).
- "Narcissistic CEOs and Executive Compensation," with O'Reilly, C., Doerr, B., and Caldwell, D. (2012)
- "How the Political Correctness Frame Influences Idea Expression in Mixed-Sex Groups," with Goncalo, J.A., Duguid, M.M., and Kennedy, J.A. (2012)
- "Congruence versus person-situation interactions," with Wong, E., & Joyce, C. (forthcoming). To appear in, Smith, B, & Klein, K., A Festschrift to Benjamin Schneider.
- "The effects of inter-organizational competition on individual commitment: A cross-level investigation," with Spataro, S. (forthcoming). In, C. Bartel, S. Blader, & A. Wrzesniewski, (Eds.), Identity and the modern organization, Lawrence Erlbaum.
- "Getting people to cooperate: Understanding relational demography-based variations in people’s responsiveness to organizational inducements," with Spataro, S. Academy of Management Journal 48, no. 2 (2005): 321-331.
- "Developing a human capital strategy at Cisco Systems," with O’Reilly, C., & Chang, V. California Management Review 47, no. 2 (2005): 137-167.
- "Full-Cycle Organizational Research," with F. Flynn. Organization Science (forthcoming).
- "Profile Comparison Methods for Assessing Person-Situation Fit," with D. Caldwell and C. O'Reilly (forthcoming), Perspectives on Organizational Fit, C. Ostroff and T. Judge (eds.), Erlbaum, New Jersey.
- “Asymmetric Reactions to Work Group Sex Diversity Among Men and Women,” with C. O’Reilly. Academy of Management Journal 447, no. 2 (2004): 193-208.
- “Leading by Leveraging Culture,” with S. Cha. California Management Review 45, no. 4 (2003): 20-34.
- “Intrinsic and Extrinsic Work Orientations as Moderators of the Effect of Annual Income on Subjective Well-being,” with A. Malka. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 29, no. 6 (2003): 737-746.
- Core Organizational Behavior, BA 205
- Leading Change and Leveraging Culture, BA 259 and E259
- Micro Organizational Behavior, BA 254
- Leading Change and Leveraging Culture
- Berkeley Executive Program
- Stanford AEA Executive Program
- Institute of Management Studies
- Custom courses for Cisco's Business Leadership Program, Qualcomm, and Kaiser Permanente
Honors and Awards
- Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program, 2007
- 2005 “Most Influential Paper Award,” 1997-2000, Academy of Management , Conflict Management Division for “Being different yet feeling similar: The influence of demographic composition and organizational culture on work processes and outcomes” published in Admin. Science Quarterly, 1998,43 (4): 749-780 (with J. Polzer, S. Barsade , & M. Neale).
- Accenture Award, for the article that “made the most important contribution to improving the practice of management” in California Management Review for “Leading by Leveraging Culture” (with S. Cha), 2004
- L.L. Cummings Scholar Award, Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division, awarded for “outstanding achievement to one researcher in early mid-career,” 1998
- Administrative Science Quarterly Award for Scholarly Contribution, for “the article that had the most impact on the field of organizational behavior over the past five years,” for Mixing and matching people and organizations: Selection and socialization in public accounting firms, published in ASQ in 1991, 1997
- Schwabacher Research Award, Haas School of Business, 1996
- Ascendant Scholar Award, Western Academy of Management, 1994
- Best Paper Award, Academy of Management Organization and Management Theory Division for “Assessing the relationship between industry characteristics and organizational culture: How different can you be?” (with K. Jehn), 1991
- Outstanding Paper Based on a Dissertation Award, Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division for “Mixing and Matching People and Organizations: Selection and Socialization in Public Accounting Firms,” 1989
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