Donald C. Hambrick, PhD

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    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
    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
    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
    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
    219 Citations (Scopus)
    Chief executive officer
    Managerial discretion
    Firm ownership
    Common law
    Individualism
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    2005
    375 Citations (Scopus)

    Factional groups: A new vantage on demographic faultlines, conflict, and disintegration in work teams

    Li, J. & Hambrick, D. C., Oct 2005, In : Academy of Management Journal. 48, 5, p. 794-813 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Group theory
    Disintegration
    Demographics
    Work teams
    Joint ventures
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    Just how bad are our theories? A response to Ghoshal

    Hambrick, D. C., Mar 2005, In : Academy of Management Learning and Education. 4, 1, p. 104-107 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    4 Citations (Scopus)

    Letter to a Newly-Tenured Professor

    Hambrick, D. C., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Management Inquiry. 14, 3, p. 300-302 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    196 Citations (Scopus)

    Pay disparities within top management groups: Evidence of harmful effects on performance of high-technology firms

    Siegel, P. A. & Hambrick, D. C., May 1 2005, In : Organization Science. 16, 3, p. 259-274 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Top management
    High-technology firms
    Task interdependence
    Executive compensation
    Reward
    2004
    126 Citations (Scopus)

    CEOs who have COOs: Contingency analysis of an unexplored structural form

    Hambrick, D. C. & Cannella, A. A., Oct 1 2004, In : Strategic Management Journal. 25, 10, p. 959-979 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Contingency
    Chief executive officer
    Industry
    Contingency theory
    Dynamism
    2001
    128 Citations (Scopus)

    Are you sure you have a strategy?

    Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 2001, In : Academy of Management Executive. 15, 4, p. 48-59 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Consultants
    Service strategy
    Entrepreneurs
    Integrated
    Guidance
    103 Citations (Scopus)

    Compositional gaps and downward spirals in international joint venture management groups

    Hambrick, D. C., Li, J., Xin, K. & Tsui, A. S., Nov 1 2001, In : Strategic Management Journal. 22, 11, p. 1033-1053 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    International joint ventures
    Demography
    Relationship conflict
    Group processes
    Parent company
    1999
    90 Citations (Scopus)

    Building effective international joint venture leadership teams in China

    Li, J., Xin, K. R., Tsui, A. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of World Business. 34, 1, p. 52-68 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    China
    Team leadership
    International joint ventures
    Team composition
    Top management teams
    1998
    32 Citations (Scopus)

    Designing and supporting transnational teams: The human resource agenda

    Snell, S. A., Snow, C. C., Davison, S. C. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 1998, In : Human Resource Management. 37, 2, p. 147-158 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Reward
    Ethnic Groups
    Personnel
    Industry
    Human resources
    219 Citations (Scopus)

    When groups consist of multiple nationalities: Towards a new understanding of the implications

    Hambrick, D. C., Davison, S. C., Snell, S. A. & Snow, C. C., Jan 1 1998, In : Organization Studies. 19, 2, p. 181-205 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Association reactions
    Chemical analysis
    Industry
    Multinationals
    Nationality
    1997
    98 Citations (Scopus)

    Attentional homogeneity in industries: The effect of discretion

    Abrahamson, E. & Hambrick, D. C., Dec 1 1997, In : Journal of Organizational Behavior Management. 18, SPEC.ISS., p. 513-532 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Industry
    Annual Reports
    Shareholders
    Cognition
    Discretion
    741 Citations (Scopus)

    Explaining the premiums paid for large acquisitions: Evidence of CEO hubris

    Hayward, M. L. A. & Hambrick, D. C., Mar 1997, In : Administrative science quarterly. 42, 1, p. 103-127 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    premium
    acquisition
    shareholder
    evidence
    self-confidence
    550 Citations (Scopus)

    The external ties of top executives: Implications for strategic choice and performance

    Geletkanycz, M. A. & Hambrick, D. C., Dec 1997, In : Administrative science quarterly. 42, 4, p. 654-681 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    performance
    firm
    industry
    conformity
    food
    1996
    942 Citations (Scopus)

    The influence of top management team heterogeneity on firms' competitive moves

    Hambrick, D. C., Cho, T. S. & Chen, M. J., Dec 1996, In : Administrative science quarterly. 41, 4, p. 659-684 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    firm
    management
    market share
    profit
    determinants
    1995
    161 Citations (Scopus)

    Fragmentation and the Other Problems CEOs Have with Their Top Management Teams

    Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 1995, In : California Management Review. 37, 3, p. 110-127 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fragmentation
    Top management teams
    Chief executive officer
    Groupthink
    Agenda
    170 Citations (Scopus)

    The effects of ownership structure on conditions at the top: The case of CEO pay raises

    Hambrick, D. C. & Finkelstein, S., 1995, In : Strategic Management Journal. 16, 3, p. 175-193 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ownership structure
    CEO pay
    Ownership
    Owners
    Factors
    1993
    208 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of executive departures on the performance of acquired firms

    Cannella, A. A. & Hambrick, D. C., Jan 1 1993, In : Strategic Management Journal. 14, 1 S, p. 137-152 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Top management teams
    Chairmen
    Firm resources
    Chief executive officer
    Intrinsic
    585 Citations (Scopus)

    Top executive commitment to the status quo: Some tests of its determinants

    Hambrick, D. C., Geletkanycz, M. A. & Fredrickson, J. W., Sep 1993, In : Strategic Management Journal. 14, 6, p. 401-418 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Status quo
    Psychological
    Industry
    Survey methodology
    Organizational tenure
    1991
    480 Citations (Scopus)

    The seasons of a CEO's tenure.

    Hambrick, D. C. & Fukutomi, G. D., Jan 1 1991, In : Academy of management review. Academy of Management. 16, 4, p. 719-742 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    CEO tenure
    Organizational performance
    Tenure
    Mandate
    Experimentation
    1990
    81 Citations (Scopus)

    Doctoral Education in the Field of Business Policy and Strategy

    Summer, C. E., Bettis, R. A., Duhaime, I. H., Grant, J. H., Hambrick, D. C., Snow, C. C. & Zeithaml, C. P., Jan 1 1990, In : Journal of Management. 16, 2, p. 361-398 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Business policy
    Education
    Business strategy
    Business schools
    Explosion