Matta Wins Early Career Achievement Award

Fadel Matta was recognized by the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) with their Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award which honors young research professionals making an immediate impact in the field of management science and organizational behavior. More here.

Rodell Named Associate Editor at Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

Congratulations to Jessica Rodell for recently being named associate editor at OBHDP. This is the second stint as an associate editor for Rodell following her recent term as AE at the Academy of Management Journal.

Little Named Associate Editor at Academy of Management Journal, Quigley Appointed to Second Term at Strategic Management Journal

The Management Department congratulates Laura Little on her recent appointment as associate editor at the Academy of Management Journal. Her term began in July 2022 and will continue for three years. Also, Tim Quigley was appointed to a second three-year term as associate editor at Strategic Management Journal, a position he will hold through December 2025. Laura and Tim are among the five faculty members in the Management Department who are current or former associate editors at top management journals.

Tang & Murphy Join Management Department, Fall 2022

We are excited to welcome Pok Man Tang and Maurice J. Murphy to the department starting in the fall 2022 semester. Pok Man recently graduated from Texas A&M and his research focuses on human-nonhuman interactions at work, behavioral ethics and biases, and emotions and well-being. Pok Man’s interest in the burgeoning field of human-nonhuman (robot) interactions at work will bring additional breadth to our organizational behavior group.

Maurice graduated from the University of Southern California and his research interests are in the areas of corporate political strategy, corporate activism, corporate social responsibility, and entrepreneurship. Maurice will provide an important intellectual link between our established research focus on strategic management and corporate governance and our emerging focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. This growth in the area of entrepreneurship and innovation is in conjunction with larger Terry College and UGA initiatives including the Innovation District, Innovation Hub, and the Terry College’s Studio 225 Student Center for Entrepreneurship.

PhD Students Win 2021 SMA Conference Best Paper Awards

Congratulations to Brady Shanklin and Elle Yoon for winning Best Paper Awards at the Southern Management Association conference.

  • Brady Shanklin, co-authoring with James Matusik, Radina Blagoeva, and Daniel Gamache, won the SMA Best Paper Award for the Strategy Track for their paper titled “Power and the People: CEO Structural Power Predicts Indifference towards Social Stakeholders.”
  • “Elle” Hyunjung Yoon, co-authoring with Daniel Gamache, Jason Kiley (former UGA PhD student), and Mike Pfarrer, won the SMA Best Student Paper Award for the Strategy Track for their paper titled “Thrust into the Spotlight: The Consequences of Firm Efforts to Promote their New CEOs.”

Management PhD Alumnus Jon Bundy Wins 2021 Strategic Management Society Emerging Scholar Award

Congratulations to graduate Jon Bundy on winning the 2021 SMS Emerging Scholar award. Jon graduated in 2014 and was advised by Mike Pfarrer. He started his academic career at Penn State University before moving to Arizona State in 2016. You can check out Jon’s video address here.

Graduating PhD Students Receive Top Placements in Challenging Job Market

Despite a challenging job market influenced by the fallout from COVID-19, each of our 2021 graduates has secured a tenure track position at a top research-focused institution. Congratulations to Rachel, Edwyna, and Eric!

Placements of 2021 PhD graduates:

  • Rachel Burgess – Arizona State University, Organizational Behavior
  • Edwyna Hill – University of South Carolina, Organizational Behavior
  • Eric Lee – Pennsylvania State University, Strategy & Entrepreneurship