Tim is the Georgia Athletic Assocation Professor of Management in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He holds a PhD in Strategic Management from Penn State's Smeal College of Business. He also graduated from Penn State with an Executive MBA and a BS in Exercise Science.
Tim studies corporate governance with a particular focus on CEOs, the impact they have on their organizations, and how this is affected by various factors including prior experiences and compensation. His work has been published in a range of outlets, including Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, and Organization Science. His work has been covered by media outlets such as Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, Financial Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and Fortune. Tim is an Associate Editor with Strategic Management Journal.
He teaches courses related to strategic management, executive decision making, and statistics.
Before entering academia, Tim worked in several information technology related roles at startups and larger firms. In his younger days, Tim was a competitive cyclist on the US National team, won several national championships, and was an alternate on the 1992 Olympic Team.
Education and Career
- PhD, Strategic Management, Pennsylvania State University, 2011
- MBA, Management, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
- BS, Exercise Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1996
- Lehigh University, Assistant Professor of Management, 2011 -2013
- Pennsylvania State University, Admissions Director, Executive MBA Program, 2004 - 2006
- GHR Systems (mortgage industry software as a service provider), Project Manager, 2003 - 2004
- Refinery, Inc (web development and consulting), Programmer and Director of Operations, 1999 - 2003
- Rodale Press (publishing), Programmer and Database Administer, 1998 - 1999
- Lehigh Valley Velodrome (bicycle racing facility), Program Manager and Coach, 1996-1998
- Strategic Management Journal Best Reviewer Award, 2018 & 2019
- Excellence in Teaching - MBA Core Course, Lehigh University, 2013
- Delta Sigma Pi, Faculty Advisor, 2014 – present
- Treasurer, Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management, 2018 - 202
Research, Expertise and Publications
- Corporate governance
- CEO succession
- Strategic management
- Statistical methods
(† denotes current UGA student at time of submission; †† denotes former UGA student at time of submission)
Quigley, T. J., Hill, A. D., Blake, A., & Petrenko, O. Improving Our Field Through Code and Data Sharing (2023). Journal of Management, 49(3): 875-880.
Burris, E., McClean, E., Detert, J., & Quigley, T. J. The Agency to Implement Voice: How Target Hierarchical Position and Competence Changes the Relationship Between Voice and Individual Performance. (In press at Organization Science).
Jeong, S.-H., Mooney, A., Zhang, Y. and Quigley, T.J. (2022), How do Investors Really React to the Appointment of Black CEOs?. (In press at Strategic Management Journal).
Hu, S., Gentry, R., Quigley, T. J. & Boivie, S. “Who’s in the Driver’s Seat? Exploring Firm-level vs CEO-level Effects on Problemistic Search” (In press at Journal of Management)
Gentry, R., Harrison, J., Quigley, T. J., Boivie, S. (2021). A Database of CEO Turnover and Dismissal in S&P 1500 Firms, 2000 to 2018. Strategic Management Journal, 42(5): 968-991.
Quigley, T. J., Bau, M., & Chiraco, F. (2021). Do CEOs of Privately Held Firms Matter More or Less than Publicly Traded CEOs. Strategic Organization, 20(3): 652-673.
Quigley, T. J., Wowak, A., & Crossland, C. (2020). Board Predictive Accuracy in Executive Selection Decisions: How Do Initial Board Perceptions of CEO Quality Correspond with Subsequent CEO Career Effectiveness? Organization Science, 31(3): 720-741.
Quigley, T. J., †Hubbard, T., Ward, A. & Graffin, S. (2020). Unintended Consequences: Information Releases and CEO Stock Option Grants. Academy of Management Journal, 63: 155-180.
Quigley, T. J., Hambrick, D. C., Misangyi, F. F., Rizzi, A. (2019). CEO Selection as Risk-taking: A New Vantage on the Debate About the Consequences of Insiders Versus Outsiders. Strategic Management Journal 40(9): 1453-1470.
Quigley, T. J, Crossland, C. & ††Campbell, R. 2015. Shareholder perceptions of the changing impact of CEOs: Market reactions to unexpected CEO deaths, 1950-2009. Strategic Management Journal 38(4): 939-949.
Quigley, T. J. & Graffin, S. D. 2015. Reaffirming the CEO effect is significant and much larger than chance: A comment on Fitza (2014). Strategic Management Journal, 38(3): 793-801.
Quigley, T. J. & Hambrick, D. C. 2015. Has the CEO Effect Increased in Recent Decades? A New Explanation for the Great Rise in America's Attention to Corporate Leaders. Strategic Management Journal, 36(6):821-830.
Hambrick, D. C. & Quigley, T. J. 2014. Toward More Accurate Contextualization of the CEO Effect on Firm Performance: A New Method and Implications. Strategic Management Journal, 35(4):473-491.
Quigley, T. J. & Hambrick, D. C. 2012. When the Former CEO Stays on as Board Chair: Effects on Successor Discretion, Strategic Change, and Performance. Strategic Management Journal, 33(7):834-859.
- Associate Editor, Strategic Management Journal, 2020 - current
- Editorial Board Member, Strategic Management Journal, 2014 - 2019