Donald C. Hambrick, PhD

    • 15980 Citations
    • 60 h-Index
    1981 …2019
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    Research Output 1981 2019

    2019
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    CEO selection as risk-taking: A new vantage on the debate about the consequences of insiders versus outsiders

    Quigley, T. J., Hambrick, D. C., Misangyi, V. F. & Rizzi, G. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Strategic Management Journal. 40, 9, p. 1453-1470 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Risk taking
    Outsider
    Insider
    Chief executive officer
    CEO succession
    2018
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    A strategy for behavioral strategy: Appraisal of small, midsize, and large tent conceptions of this embryonic community

    Hambrick, D. C. & Crossland, C., Jan 1 2018, Advances in Strategic Management. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 23-39 17 p. (Advances in Strategic Management; vol. 39).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Conception
    Psychological
    Influence factors
    Strategic management
    Critical mass
    9 Citations (Scopus)
    Resource allocation
    Firm performance
    Chief executive officer
    Discretion
    Ideology
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    The fattest of the fat cats: observations on Aguinis and colleagues’ findings on CEO pay

    Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Management Research. 16, 1, p. 31-37 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    CEO pay
    Chief executive officer
    Design methodology
    Tenure
    CEO tenure
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    The role of executive symbolism in advancing new strategic themes in organizations: A social influence perspective

    Hambrick, D. C. & Lovelace, J. B., Jan 1 2018, In : Academy of Management Review. 43, 1, p. 110-131 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social influence
    Symbol
    Organizational change
    Integrated
    Sensegiving
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    The shackles of ceo celebrity: Sociocognitive and behavioral role constraints on “star” leaders

    Lovelace, J. B., Bundy, J., Hambrick, D. C. & Pollock, T. G., Jul 1 2018, In : Academy of Management Review. 43, 3, p. 419-444 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rigidity
    Stars
    Celebrity
    Chief executive officer
    Archetypes
    2017
    48 Citations (Scopus)

    Red, blue, and purple firms: Organizational political ideology and corporate social responsibility

    Gupta, A., Briscoe, F. & Hambrick, D. C., May 1 2017, In : Strategic Management Journal. 38, 5, p. 1018-1040 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Corporate Social Responsibility
    Political ideology
    Chief executive officer
    Employees
    Organizational tenure

    Use transnational teams to globalize your company

    Snow, C. C., Snell, S. A., Davison, S. C. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2017, International Human Resource Management: From Cross-Cultural Management to Managing a Diverse Workforce. Taylor and Francis, p. 391-408 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Engineers
    Team leaders
    Authority
    Latin America
    Tokyo
    2015
    83 Citations (Scopus)
    Chief executive officer
    Proportion
    Methodology
    Partitioning
    Attribution
    64 Citations (Scopus)

    Structural interdependence within top management teams: A key moderator of upper echelons predictions

    Hambrick, D. C., Humphrey, S. E. & Gupta, A., Mar 1 2015, In : Strategic Management Journal. 36, 3, p. 449-461 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Top management teams
    Prediction
    Interdependence
    Moderator
    Upper echelons
    46 Citations (Scopus)
    Monitoring
    Bandwidth
    Sufficiency
    Industry
    Efficacy
    2014
    77 Citations (Scopus)

    Ceo career variety: Effects on firm-level strategic and social novelty

    Crossland, C., Zyung, J., Hiller, N. J. & Hambrick, D. C., Jun 1 2014, In : Academy of Management Journal. 57, 3, p. 652-674 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Industry
    Novelty
    Chief executive officer
    Deviance
    Top management teams
    62 Citations (Scopus)

    CEO ideology as an element of the corporate opportunity structure for social activists

    Briscoe, F. S., Chin, M. K. & Hambrick, D. C., Dec 1 2014, In : Academy of Management Journal. 57, 6, p. 1786-1809 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Personnel
    Industry
    Ideology
    Chief executive officer
    Activism
    administrative science
    narcissism
    Narcissism
    Discontinuity
    92 Citations (Scopus)

    Toward more accurate contextualization of the CEO effect on firm performance

    Hambrick, D. C. & Quigley, T. J., Apr 2014, In : Strategic Management Journal. 35, 4, p. 473-491 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Contextualization
    Firm performance
    Chief executive officer
    Partitioning
    Methodology
    2013
    98 Citations (Scopus)

    CEO Narcissism, Audience Engagement, and Organizational Adoption of Technological Discontinuities

    Gerstner, W. C., König, A., Enders, A. & Hambrick, D. C., Jun 2013, In : Administrative science quarterly. 58, 2, p. 257-291 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    narcissism
    firm
    personality theory
    personality research
    organizational change
    234 Citations (Scopus)

    Political Ideologies of CEOs: The Influence of Executives' Values on Corporate Social Responsibility

    Chin, M. K., Hambrick, D. C. & Trevino, L. K., Jun 1 2013, In : Administrative Science Quarterly. 58, 2, p. 197-232 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    political ideology
    social responsibility
    Values
    liberalism
    performance
    2012
    75 Citations (Scopus)

    CEO replacement in turnaround situations: Executive (mis)fit and its performance implications

    Chen, G. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2012, In : Organization Science. 23, 1, p. 225-243 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Testing
    Industry
    Replacement
    Chief executive officer
    Incumbents
    114 Citations (Scopus)

    When the former CEO stays on as board chair: Effects on successor discretion, strategic change, and performance

    Quigley, T. J. & Hambrick, D. C., Jul 1 2012, In : Strategic Management Journal. 33, 7, p. 834-859 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Discretion
    Strategic change
    Chief executive officer
    High-technology firms
    Endogeneity
    2011

    CEO narcissism and incumbent response to technological discontinuities

    Gerstner, W. C., KöNig, A., Enders, A. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Biotechnology
    Drug products
    Innovation
    Testing
    Industry
    219 Citations (Scopus)
    Chief executive officer
    Managerial discretion
    Firm ownership
    Common law
    Individualism
    48 Citations (Scopus)

    Do CEOs encounter within-tenure settling up? A multiperiod perspective on executive pay and dismissal

    Wowak, A. J., Hambrick, D. C. & Henderson, A. D., Aug 1 2011, In : Academy of Management Journal. 54, 4, p. 719-739 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Tenure
    Chief executive officer
    Executive pay
    Remedies
    Accountability
    152 Citations (Scopus)

    Executive Personality, Capability Cues, and Risk Taking: How Narcissistic CEOs React to Their Successes and Stumbles

    Chatterjee, A. & Hambrick, D. C., Jun 1 2011, In : Administrative science quarterly. 56, 2, p. 202-237 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    personality
    test theory
    Risk Taking
    Chief Executives
    premium
    2010
    77 Citations (Scopus)

    A model of person-pay interaction: How executives vary in their responses to compensation arrangements

    Wowak, A. J. & Hambrick, D. C., Aug 1 2010, In : Strategic Management Journal. 31, 8, p. 803-821 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Interaction
    Stock options
    Incentive compensation
    Strategic decisions
    Organizational outcomes

    Commentary in response to corleya's "letter from a newly tenured professor"

    Hambrick, D. C., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Management Inquiry. 19, 4, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Computer hardware
    Risk taking
    Chief executive officer
    Decision maker
    Software

    Foreword

    Hambrick, D. C., Oct 29 2010, Handbook of Top Management Teams. Palgrave Macmillan, p. xvi

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    120 Citations (Scopus)

    How much prestige is enough? Assessing the value of multiple types of high-status affiliates for young firms

    Pollock, T. G., Chen, G., Jackson, E. M. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Business Venturing. 25, 1, p. 6-23 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Underwriters
    Prestige
    Signaling theory
    Software
    Agenda
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Top management teams

    Hambrick, D. C., Oct 29 2010, Handbook of Top Management Teams. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 23-30 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Top management teams
    2009
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    CEO elitist association: Toward a new understanding of an executive behavioral pattern

    Chen, G., Treviño, L. K. & Hambrick, D. C., Jun 1 2009, In : Leadership Quarterly. 20, 3, p. 316-328 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Access to Information
    elite
    social association
    Organizations
    interaction
    771 Citations (Scopus)

    Strategic Leadership: Theory and Research on Executives, Top Management Teams, and Boards

    Cannella, B., Finkelstein, S. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2009, Oxford University Press. 448 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Top management teams
    Leadership theory
    Strategic leadership
    Board of directors
    Chief executive officer
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    When the former CEO remains board chair: Effects on discretion, organizational change, & performance

    Quigley, T. J. & Hambrick, D. C., Dec 1 2009.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Industry
    Organizational change
    Discretion
    Chief executive officer
    Strategic change
    2008
    150 Citations (Scopus)

    New academic fields as admittance-seeking social movements: The case of strategic management

    Hambrick, D. C. & Chen, M. J., Jan 2008, In : Academy of Management Review. 33, 1, p. 32-54 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social movements
    Strategic management
    Sociology of science
    Logic
    Legitimacy
    176 Citations (Scopus)

    New directions in corporate governance research

    Hambrick, D. C., Werder, A. V. & Zajac, E. J., May 1 2008, In : Organization Science. 19, 3, p. 381-385 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Willingness
    Corporate governance
    91 Citations (Scopus)

    Puttin' on the ritz: PRE-IPO enlistment of prestigious affiliates as deadline-induced remediation

    Chen, G., Hambrick, D. C. & Pollock, T. G., Oct 2008, In : Academy of Management Journal. 51, 5, p. 954-975 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Remediation
    Macros
    Deadline
    Prestige
    Costs
    183 Citations (Scopus)

    The stigmatization and devaluation of elites associated with corporate failures: A process model

    Wiesenfeld, B. M., Wurthmann, K. A. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 2008, In : Academy of Management Review. 33, 1, p. 231-251 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Personnel
    Stigmatization
    Process model
    Corporate failure
    Elites
    2007
    226 Citations (Scopus)

    How national systems differ in their constraints on corporate executives: A study of CEO effects in three countries

    Crossland, C. & Hambrick, D. C., Aug 1 2007, In : Strategic Management Journal. 28, 8, p. 767-789 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    National systems
    Chief executive officer
    Japanese firms
    Firm performance
    Firm ownership
    617 Citations (Scopus)

    It's all about me: Narcissistic chief executive officers and their effects on company strategy and performance

    Chatterjee, A. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2007, In : Administrative science quarterly. 52, 3, p. 351-386 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    narcissism
    performance
    firm
    industry
    annual report
    306 Citations (Scopus)

    Swinging for the fences: The effects of CEO stock options on company risk taking and performance

    Sanders, W. M. G. & Hambrick, D. C., Oct 2007, In : Academy of Management Journal. 50, 5, p. 1055-1078 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fences
    Industry
    Risk taking
    Chief executive officer
    Stock options
    434 Citations (Scopus)

    The field of management's devotion to theory: Too much of a good thing?

    Hambrick, D. C., Dec 2007, In : Academy of Management Journal. 50, 6, p. 1346-1352 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Incentives
    1168 Citations (Scopus)

    Upper echelons theory: An update

    Hambrick, D. C., Apr 2007, In : Academy of Management Review. 32, 2, p. 334-343 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Upper echelons theory
    Layout
    Upper echelons
    296 Citations (Scopus)

    What is strategic management, really? Inductive derivation of a consensus definition of the field

    Nag, R., Hambrick, D. C. & Chen, M. J., Sep 1 2007, In : Strategic Management Journal. 28, 9, p. 935-955 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Strategic management
    Multiple perspectives
    Skepticism
    Paradox
    Distinctiveness
    2006
    169 Citations (Scopus)

    Acquisition integration and productivity losses in the technical core: Disruption of inventors in acquired companies

    Paruchuri, S., Nerkar, A. & Hambrick, D. C., Oct 10 2006, In : Organization Science. 17, 5, p. 545-562 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Productivity
    Mergers and acquisitions
    Industry
    Drug products
    Personnel
    338 Citations (Scopus)

    Attention as the mediator between top management team characteristics and strategic change: The case of airline deregulation

    Cho, T. S. & Hambrick, D. C., Aug 9 2006, In : Organization Science. 17, 4, p. 453-469 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Deregulation
    Chemical analysis
    Top management teams
    Strategic change
    Mediator
    217 Citations (Scopus)

    How quickly do CEOs become obsolete? Industry dynamism, CEO tenure, and company performance

    Henderson, A. D., Miller, D. & Hambrick, D. C., May 1 2006, In : Strategic Management Journal. 27, 5, p. 447-460 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Dynamism
    Chief executive officer
    Industry
    Company performance
    CEO tenure

    The connection between strategic management and adjacent academic fields: A boundary-spanner view

    Nag, R., Hambrick, D. C. & Chen, M. J., Dec 1 2006.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Strategic management
    Empirical study
    Multiple perspectives
    Text analysis
    Paradigm
    2005
    55 Citations (Scopus)

    Are you sure you have a strategy?

    Hambrick, D. C. & Fiedrickson, J. W., Nov 2005, In : Academy of Management Executive. 19, 4, p. 51-62 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Consultants
    Service strategy
    Entrepreneurs
    Integrated
    Guidance
    275 Citations (Scopus)

    Conceptualizing executive hubris: The role of (hyper-)core self-evaluations in strategic decision-making

    Hiller, N. J. & Hambrick, D. C., Apr 1 2005, In : Strategic Management Journal. 26, 4, p. 297-319 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Strategic decision making
    Core self-evaluations
    Hubris
    Self-concept
    Overlapping
    300 Citations (Scopus)

    Executive job demands: New insights for explaining strategic decisions and leader behaviors

    Hambrick, D. C., Finkelstein, S. & Mooney, A. C., Jul 2005, In : Academy of Management Review. 30, 3, p. 472-491 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Decision making
    Incumbents
    Strategic decision making
    Strategic leadership
    Choice behavior
    19 Citations (Scopus)

    Executives sometimes lose it, just like the rest of us

    Hambrick, D. C., Finkelstein, S. & Mooney, A. C., Jul 2005, In : Academy of Management Review. 30, 3, p. 503-508 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Macros
    Job demands
    Conceptualization
    Organizational behaviour
    Organization theory