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Employee Inter- and Intra-firm Mobility: Taking Stock of What We Know, Identifying Novel Insights and Setting a Theoretical and Empirical Agenda
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List of Contributors
|Rajshree Agarwal||Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, USA|
|Tracy Anderson||Bocconi University, Italy|
|Chanchal Balachandran||Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Switzerland|
|Matthew Bidwell||The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Joe Broschak||Eller College of Management, University of Arizona, USA|
|Charles M. Cameron||Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Princeton University, USA|
|Benjamin A. Campbell||Ohio State University, USA|
|Santiago Campero||Center of Industrial Relations and Human Resources, University of Toronto, Canada|
|Peter Cappelli||The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Gianluca Carnabuci||ESMT Berlin, Germany|
|Gino Cattani||Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, USA|
|Clint Chadwick||University of Kansas, USA|
|Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury||Harvard Business School, USA|
|Bruno Cirillo||SKEMA Business School, Université Côte d'Azur (GREDEG), France|
|Russell Coff||Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA|
|Lisa E. Cohen||McGill University, Canada|
|John M. de Figueiredo||The Law School and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, USA|
|Gina Dokko||Graduate School of Management, University of California, USA|
|Andy El-Zayaty||Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA|
|Martin Ganco||Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA|
|Martin C. Goossen||Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University, USA|
|Jeffrey H. Greenhaus||LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, USA|
|Boris Groysberg||Harvard Business School, USA|
|Hugh Gunz||Institute for Management and Innovation, University of Toronto, Canada|
|Martine R. Haas||The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA|
|Karin Hoisl||University of Mannheim, Germany|
|Aleksandra (Olenka) Kacperczyk||London Business School, UK|
|David Kryscynski||Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, USA|
|Jeongsik (Jay) Lee||LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, USA|
|David E. Lewis||Vanderbilt University, USA|
|Eric Lin||United States Military Academy, USA|
|Brittany Mallory||Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, USA|
|John K. Mawdsley||HEC Paris, France|
|Francisco Morales||Universidad Diego Portales, Chile|
|Haemin Dennis Park||Naveen Jindal School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA|
|Joseph Raffiee||Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, USA|
|Jeffrey J. Reuer||Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, USA|
|Donghwi Seo||LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, USA|
|George Serafeim||Harvard Business School, USA|
|Andrew Shipilov||INSEAD, France|
|Brian S. Silverman||Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada|
|Di Tong||School of Business and Management, Shanghai International Studies University, China|
|Daniel Tzabbar||LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, USA|
|Filippo Carlo Wezel||Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland|
|Kun Zhang||HSBC Business School, Peking University, China|
About the Authors
Rajshree Agarwal is the Rudolph Lamone Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. She is interested in the role of innovation and enterprise in the evolution of individual careers, firms, industries, and economies.
Tracy Anderson is an Assistant Professor at Bocconi University in the Department of Management & Technology. Her research explores how the features of modern employment shape careers and related employee-level outcomes. Tracy currently focuses upon two increasingly prevalent workplace practices: collaborative working and independent contracting. Her work considers the role played by these practices in shaping job performance, rewards, and mobility. Tracy holds a PhD in Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MSc from the London School of Economics.
Chanchal Balachandran is a senior research fellow at USI Lugano, Switzerland. After completing his PhD from USI, he held postdoctoral appointments at the Institute for Analytical Sociology in Linköping University (Sweden) and Utrecht University School of Economics (the Netherlands). His main research interests are inter-firm mobility, entrepreneurship, wage dispersion and diversity.
Matthew Bidwell is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at the Wharton School. He received his PhD in Management from the MIT Sloan School. His research examines how organizations and markets interact to shape employment, with a particular emphasis on how firms balance internal and external labor markets, patterns of worker mobility, contracting, and outsourcing. He currently serves as a senior editor at Organization Science.
Joe Broschak is an Associate Professor of Management and McClelland Fellow at the Eller College of Management, University of Arizona. He earned his PhD in Management from the University of Texas at Austin. His research revolves around three interrelated topics about organizations: how an organization structures its workforce, social capital and the career mobility of men and women managers, and the dynamics of product and labor markets.
Charles M. Cameron is jointly appointed in Princeton University's Department of Politics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He also has a recurrent visiting affiliation as Professor at New York University School of Law. He specializes in the analysis of political institutions, particularly courts and law, the American presidency, and legislatures.
Benjamin A. Campbell is an Associate Professor in the Management and Human Resources department at the Max M. Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. His research explores the mechanisms that facilitate and constrain the mobility of human capital to established and entrepreneurial firms and thus adds to the understanding of the role of human capital in creating and sustaining competitive advantage in dynamic environments.
Santiago Campero is Assistant Professor at the Center for Industrial Relations and Human Resources at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on economic sociology, with a particular emphasis on issues of inequality in labor markets and organizations.
Peter Cappelli is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management at The Wharton School and Director of Wharton's Center for Human Resources. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA, served as Senior Advisor to the Kingdom of Bahrain for Employment Policy from 2003–2005, is a Distinguished Scholar of the Ministry of Manpower for Singapore, and was Co-Director of the US Department of Education's National Center on the Educational Quality of the Workforce from 1990–1998. He was recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top five most influential management thinkers, by NPR as one of the 50 influencers in the field of aging, and was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources. He received the 2009 PRO award from the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruiters for contributions to human resources. He hosts the SiriusXM radio show In the Workplace and writes a monthly column for HR Executive magazine. His recent work on performance management, agile systems, and hiring practices appears in the Harvard Business Review.
Gianluca Carnabuci is Professor of organizational behavior at ESMT Berlin. He earned a PhD in social and behavioral sciences from the University of Amsterdam. His research examines the role and dynamics of social networks across multiple levels of analysis, including individuals, firms, and technology domains.
Gino Cattani is Professor of Strategy and Organizations at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He received an MA in Management Science and Applied Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001 and a PhD in Management from Wharton in 2004. His research focuses primarily on creativity, innovation, social network, and social evaluation.
Clint Chadwick is a Professor of Strategy and Human Resource Management at the University of Kansas. Clint received his PhD in Management from the Wharton School and has previously served on the faculty of the University of Illinois and the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Clint's research interests include the impact of human resource systems and human capital on firm competitiveness, the strategic roles of HRM departments, and downsizing and strategic renewal in organizations. His work has appeared in such outlets as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Perspectives, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Industrial Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review, and Personnel Psychology. He is a past associate editor at Human Resource Management and serves on the editorial boards at Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, and Human Resource Management Review.
Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury is the Lumry Family Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School. His research focuses on how knowledge worker productivity is shaped by geographic mobility, geographic immobility, mobility frictions, and remote work practices.
Bruno Cirillo is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at SKEMA Business School. He received his PhD in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University. His research focuses on the antecedents and consequences of employee mobility, employee entrepreneurship, and spinouts, with particular emphasis on the implications of corporate venturing spinouts on organizational learning, corporate renewal, and individual change.
Russell Coff is the Thomas J. Falk Distinguished Chair in Business at the Wisconsin School of Business. His research explores the role of human assets in innovation, creativity, and, ultimately, in competitive advantage.
Lisa E. Cohen is an Associate Professor of organizational behavior at McGill University's Desautels School of Management. She received her PhD from Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the allocation of tasks into and across jobs and of jobs into organizational, occupational, and opportunity structures.
John M. de Figueiredo is the Russell Robinson II Professor of Law, Strategy, and Economics at Duke Law School and the Duke Fuqua School of Business, and is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on firm strategies at the boundary of competitive markets, innovation, and government regulation.
Gina Dokko is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Davis. She holds a PhD in Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MS of Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon GSIA, and a BS of Economics also from the Wharton School. Her research focuses on the consequences of job mobility and careers for individuals and organizations, including its effects on innovation, learning, performance, and social capital.
Andy El-Zayaty is a Doctoral Candidate in the Management and Human Resources Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His primary research interests include strategic human capital and the composition of entrepreneurial founding teams. Specifically, his recent work has sought to understand how founding teams' human capital interacts with their language signals to investors to impact the entrepreneurial funding process.
Martin Ganco is an Associate Professor in the Management and Human Resources department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Faculty Director of the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship. His research interests include entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, and complexity theory. Most of his research focuses on the antecedents and consequences of knowledge transfer through the mobility of individuals between established organizations and startups.
Martin C. Goossen is an Assistant Professor in management at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. He received his doctoral degree from HEC Paris and his research focuses on the role of individual scientists in firm R&D activities within high-technology industries.
Jeffrey H. Greenhaus is Professor Emeritus of Management in Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. Jeff's research focuses on work–family relationships and career dynamics. He is the author of numerous journal articles and books, including most recently Career Management for Life with Gerry Callanan and Ronnie Godshalk, now in its fifth edition (Routledge, 2019), and Making Work and Family Work: From Hard Choices to Smart Choices with Gary Powell (Routledge, 2017).
Boris Groysberg is a Professor of business administration in the Organizational Behavior unit at the Harvard Business School. His work focuses, in particular, on how firms can achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by engaging employees in the implementation of business strategy. A frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, he has written many articles and case studies on how firms hire, engage, develop, retain, and communicate with their talented employees. Before joining the Harvard Business School faculty, he worked at IBM.
Hugh Gunz is Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto. He has published on the careers of managers, professionals, and others, the management of professionals, and management education; has authored or co-authored monographs on career scholarship (most recently, with Wolfgang Mayrhofer, Rethinking Career Studies: Facilitating Conversation Across Boundaries with the Social Chronology Framework); and co-edited the 2007 Sage Handbook on Career Studies and the 2020 Routledge Companion to Career Studies. He serves or has served on the editorial boards of a number of journals, including Journal of Professions and Organization, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and Emergence, and is a former chair of the Careers Division of the Academy of Management and a co-convenor of a former EGOS Standing Working Group on careers.
Martine R. Haas is a Professor of Management at the Wharton School and Director of the Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on collaboration in global firms, with an emphasis on knowledge sharing and teamwork. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Harvard University, an MA in International Relations from Yale University, and a BA from Oxford University.
Karin Hoisl is Full Professor of Organization and Innovation at the University of Mannheim. She is part-time Professor in the Economics and Management of Inventive Processes at the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at Copenhagen Business School and a research affiliate at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich. Karin Hoisl holds a PhD in Management from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. Karin Hoisl is Associate Editor of Strategic Management Journal. She is Associate Editor of Industrial and Corporate Change (ICC), Member of the Editorial Review Board of Academy of Management Discoveries, and Advisory Editor of Research Policy. Her main research interests are knowledge recombination, creativity and incentives, labor mobility, as well as gender gap in STEM. Her research has been published in Management Science, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal.
Aleksandra (Olenka) Kacperczyk is Associate Professor of Strategy at the London Business School. Her research focuses on entrepreneurship, mobility, and inequality.
David Kryscynski is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University. His research explores the ways that firms leverage human capital as a source of competitive advantage. His particular interests focus on understanding and exploring the many non-monetary factors that affect human capital outcomes.
Jeongsik (Jay) Lee is an Assistant Professor of management at the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University, USA. Prior to Drexel, he taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr Lee received his PhD in Management from UCLA. His research focuses on the economics of innovation, technology management, and social networks. Dr Lee has published in several leading journals in management and economics such as Academy of Management Journal, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Management Science, Organization Science, and Research Policy.
David E. Lewis is the William R. Kenan, Jr Professor in the Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. His research focuses on American politics and public administration with a major emphasis on presidents, public sector personnel, and government performance.
Eric Lin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the United States Military Academy at West Point. His research focuses on human capital and talent management. Currently, he teaches courses on human resource management, general management, and leadership. Before joining the faculty, he worked at McKinsey and Company.
Brittany Mallory is a Research Assistant interested in understanding the dynamics between workers and firms.
John K. Mawdsley received his PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His primary research interests seek to understand the drivers and impacts of strategy and performance in human capital-intensive firms relating to those firms' professional workforce and client relationships. More generally, John is interested in topics related to strategic human capital, employee mobility, demand-side strategy, and the drivers and impacts of relational market ties.
Francisco Morales is an Assistant Professor at Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Universidad Diego Portales, in Chile.
Haemin Dennis Park is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. His research examines how external resource acquisition strategy of technology-based ventures affects their development and performance.
Joseph Raffiee is an Assistant Professor in the Management and Organizations department in the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. His research centers on understanding the causes and consequences of employee mobility and entrepreneurship.
Jeffrey J. Reuer is the Guggenheim Endowed Chair and Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder. His research applies organizational economics to firms’ external corporate development activities, and he has studied various problems in strategy, international business, and entrepreneurship using information economics and real options theory.
Donghwi Seo is a PhD student in Strategic Management at Lebow College of Business, Drexel University. His primary research focuses on the mechanism through which human capital affects firm strategy and performance based on the notion that firm strategy is formulated and implemented by the human capital that constitutes the organization. His PhD dissertation examines two distinctive network structure (collaborative and knowledge network) as intermediating mechanisms between mobility constraints and organizational innovation by using a unique dataset constructed from patent data.
George Serafeim is the Charles M. Williams Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. His research focuses on measuring, driving, and communicating corporate performance and social impact and has been published in the most prestigious academic and practitioner journals, such as Management Science, The Accounting Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Finance, Organization Science, Journal of Accounting Research, and Harvard Business Review.
Andrew Shipilov is Professor of Strategy and John H. Loudon Chaired Professor of International Management at INSEAD. His research interests include how inter-organizational relationships and employee mobility help companies achieve competitive advantage.
Brian S. Silverman is the J.R.S. Prichard and Ann Wilson Chair in Management and a Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. His research focuses on the ways that firms' strategies and organizational structures interact to affect their performance – in particular, their ability to access and exploit technological capabilities.
Di Tong is an Assistant Professor at School of Business and Management at Shanghai International Studies University. His research focuses on employee mobility and micro-level sources of innovation.
Daniel Tzabbar is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Technology Innovation Management, at LeBow College of Business, Drexel University. His research is in the intersection of technology innovation management, strategy, and human capital in the context of organizational learning and change. Specifically, he examines how various sources of the inflow and outflow of knowledge – scientists' recruitment and turnover, R&D alliances, and the geographic dispersion of R&D team – drive these transformations.
Filippo Carlo Wezel is Professor of organization theory at Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) and a permanent visiting professor at the Department of Strategy and Organization at EMLYON (Lyon, France). He received his PhD in management from the University of Bologna, Italy. His research focuses on the antecedents and consequences of interfirm mobility and on the impact of categorization on organizational behavior and performance.
Kun Zhang is an Assistant Professor at Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) in Shenzhen, China. His research interests revolve around collaboration strategy, technology innovation, and entrepreneurship.
- Introduction: An Integrated Perspective of Employee Intra- and Inter-firm Mobility
- Part I Bridging the Gap between Micro and Macro Perspectives on Employee Mobility
- A Bibliometric and Topic Modeling Analysis of the Structural Divide in the Multidisciplinary Research on Employee Mobility
- Two Perspectives on Employee Mobility: A Conversation between Rajshree Agarwal and Matthew Bidwell
- Firm-specific Human Capital at the Crossroads: A Conversation on Current Issues and Future Directions
- Firm-specific Human Capital and Strategy/Entrepreneurship Research: Three Opportunities
- A Critical Discussion of the Empirical Issues in Employee Mobility Research
- Employee Mobility in the Context of Sustainable Careers
- Part II Intra-firm Mobility
- Public-Sector Personnel Economics: Wages, Promotions, and the Competence-Control Trade-off
- Managing Government Agencies with Open Labor Markets
- No Vacancies? Building Theory on How Organizations Move People across Jobs
- Chains of Opportunity and Opportunities for Chains: Theory-building as an Ongoing Process
- Intra-firm Geographic Mobility: Value Creation Mechanisms and Future Research Directions
- Employee External Affiliation and Inter-firm Mobility: Evidence from Swedish Microdata
- Bringing Moonlighting into the Study of Workers, Jobs, and Careers
- Part III Inter-firm Mobility
- My Colleague Just Left! A Knowledge-based Perspective on Coworker Departures
- Beyond Microfoundations
- When Employees Walk Out the Door, Their Memories Remain: The Effect of Inventor Mobility on Patent Renewal
- Employee Mobility, Knowledge Spillovers, and the Appropriation of the Returns to Invention
- Homeward Bound: How Private Utility Is Tied to Value Creation and Capture
- Who Benefits from Going Home?
- Does Corporate Misconduct Affect the Future Compensation of Alumni Managers?
- New Insights on the Myth of Capturing Value by Switching Job
- Part IV Employee Entrepreneurship as a Form of Mobility
- Asymmetric Gender Homophily in the Startup Labor Market
- The Dissimilar Effects of Similarity
- How Does Relative Income Affect Entry into Pure and Hybrid Entrepreneurship?
- Hybrid Entrepreneurship and Labor Market Frictions
- Better the Devil You Know? Examining the Relationship between Spinout Team Assembly and Spinout Survival
- What Law Firm Spinouts Can Mean for Strategic Human Capital Research
- Attracting Knowledge Workers to High-tech Ventures: A Signaling Perspective on Employee Mobility
- Reverse Signals in Labor Markets