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John Kenneth MAWDSLEY

Assistant Professor

Strategy & Business Policy

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Biography

John Mawdsley received his Ph.D. 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.  His Ph.D. dissertation was a finalist for the AOM Wiley Blackwell 2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award (BPS division), and his research has been published in the Strategic Management Journal and Journal of Management.  John has also contributed to an edited book on the management of professional service firms. John's research has been shortlisted for several best conference paper awards and he served as a Representative at Large for the Strategic Management Society's Strategic Human Capital Interest Group.  John teaches, and coordinates, the Strategic Management core course in the Grande Ecole program.

 

 

Scientific articles

Demand-Side Strategy, Relational Advantage, and Partner-Driven Corporate Scope: The Case for Client-Led Diversification

Strategic Management Journal, July 2018, vol. 39, n° 7, pp 1834-1859, (in coll. with D. SOMAYA)

Employee Mobility and Organizational Outcomes: An Integrative Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda

Journal of Management, January 2016, vol. 42, n° 1, pp 85-113, (in coll. with D. SOMAYA)

Proceedings

Always Change a Winning Team? Resource Re-Configuring in Human Asset Intensive Firms

Hiring in a Recession? Performance Implications of Countercyclical Human Capital Sourcing

Working papers

Scientific articles

Demand-Side Strategy, Relational Advantage, and Partner-Driven Corporate Scope: The Case for Client-Led Diversification

Strategic Management Journal, July 2018, vol. 39, n° 7, pp 1834-1859, (in coll. with D. SOMAYA)

Employee Mobility and Organizational Outcomes: An Integrative Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda

Journal of Management, January 2016, vol. 42, n° 1, pp 85-113, (in coll. with D. SOMAYA)

Proceedings

Always Change a Winning Team? Resource Re-Configuring in Human Asset Intensive Firms

Hiring in a Recession? Performance Implications of Countercyclical Human Capital Sourcing

Working papers

Education

  • Ph.D., in Business Administration, Strategy and Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - USA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Other, Other, University of Liverpool - United Kingdom

Academic appointments

Academic responsabilities at HEC

  • 2016- Member of GREGHEC (CNRS) HEC Paris
  • 2015- Assistant Professor, Strategy and Business Policy HEC Paris

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • Representative at Large for the Strategic Management Society - Strategic Human Capital Interest Group

Awards & honors

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • 2018 Finalist for Best Interdisciplinary Paper and Best Conference Paper, Strategic Human Capital Interest Group, SMS Conference 2018
  • 2016 Shortlisted for 2014 SMS Best Conference Paper for "Relational Advantage and Partner-Driven Corporate Scope: The Case for Client-Led Diversification"
  • 2016 Nominee for the 2016 SMS Best Conference Paper for "Enduring Market Ties and the Survival of Professional Service Firms"
  • 2016 Finalist for the 2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award, BPS Division, Academy of Management