Chairperson

picture of Todd Zenger Todd Zenger
...is the Robert and Barbara Frick Professor of Business Strategy at the Olin Business School of Washington University where he serves as Area Chair in Strategy, and has previously served as Senior Associate Dean, and Chair of the tenured faculty... More

Program Chair

picture of Clint Chadwick Clint Chadwick
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Human Resource Management at the University of Kansas. He received his Ph.D. from the Wharton School and has previously served on the faculty of the University of Illinois and ... More

Associate Program Chair

picture of Deepak Somaya Deepak Somaya
... is an Associate Professor of Strategy and the Stephen and Christy King Faculty Fellow at the College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He earned his Ph.D. from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the... More



Reps at Large 2014

picture of Alison Mackey Alison Mackey
... is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Orfalea College of Business at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). She received her PhD in Business Policy and Strategy from Ohio State University. She also ... More

picture of Matthew Bidwell Matthew Bidwell
... is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Wharton. He got his PhD from the MIT Sloan School, and taught at INSEAD before joining Wharton. His research explores how firms manage their boundaries ... More

picture of Anthony Nyberg Anthony Nyberg
... is an Associate Professor and a Moore Research Fellow at the at the University of South Carolina, where he teaches Compensation and Strategic HR. His research focuses on strategic HC, with emphases on firm performance ... More



Reps at Large 2015

picture of Rebecca Kehoe Rebecca Kehoe
... is an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. She received her BS in Applied Economics and Management and MS and PhD in Human Resource Studies from Cornell University. Rebecca Kehoe’s... More

picture of David Kryscynski David Kryscynski
... is an Assistant Professor of Strategy. His research explores how companies can realize competitive advantages through people. He systematically challenges assumptions in strategy theories that are inconsistent with... More

picture of Shad Morris Shad Morris
... is the Georgia White Fellow and Assistant Professor of Leadership and Strategy at the Marriott School, Brigham Young University. Prior to joining BYU, Shad Morris was at The Ohio State University for five years... More

Strategic Human Capital


The Strategic Human Capital Interest Group promotes research addressing the role of human capital in firm performance. Scholarship that is interdisciplinary and/or considers human capital at multiple levels of analysis is especially welcomed. Examples of the types of questions included in this conceptual space are the following:

  • How can firms purposefully create valuable firm-level human capital heterogeneity?
  • What are the mechanisms that link human capital to firm-level outcomes?
  • How do firms best manage the value appropriation challenges presented by “star” employees?
  • To what extent can firms gain competitive advantage through “people?” 
  • Why and how do competitive interactions within labor markets (e.g., talent poaching) differ from competitive interactions in other strategic factor markets? 
  • How do management practices that enhance the strategic value of human capital diffuse?
  • What factors explain differences in human capital productivity within industries?
  • How does human capital emerge and interact with other forms of intellectual capital (e.g., social capital, organizational capital) to influence firm-level outcomes?

Fall 2012 Newsletter

The Strategic Human Capital IG is excited to share the Fall 2012 issue of their newsletter. Learn more about what is new in this IG and how to get involved.

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