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Daniel NEWARK

Assistant Professor

Management & Human Resources

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Biography

Daniel Newark received his BA, MA in Economics, and PhD in Organization Studies from Stanford University.  His research focuses on decision making, identity, prosocial behavior, and social influence and persuasion, and has appeared in leading management and psychology journals, such as Academy of Management ReviewOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Social Psychological and Personality Science.  His work has also been covered by a variety of media outlets, including Harvard Business ReviewStanford Business MagazinePBS Newshour, The Christian Science Monitor, and Salon.com.      

Prior to joining HEC, Daniel Newark was an assistant professor at the Strategic Organization Design unit at the University of Southern Denmark and a member of the Danish Institute for Advanced Study (DIAS).  He has taught Masters, MBA, and PhD courses in behavioral decision making, organizational behavior, social psychology in organizations, strategy, and organizational theory.

Scientific articles

Desire and pleasure in choice

Rationality and Society, 2020, vol. 32, n° 2, pp 168-196,

The word on the street or the number from the state? Government-provided information and Americans' opinions of schools

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, October 2020, vol. 30, n° 4, pp 674–692, (in coll. with J. VALANT)

Power and perceived influence: I caused your behavior, but I'm not responsible for it

Social and Personality Psychology Compass, January 2019, vol. 13, n° 1, (in coll. with V. K. BOHNS)

Leadership and the Logic of Absurdity

Academy of Management Review, April 2018, vol. 43, n° 2, pp 198-216,

When do we feel responsible for other people’s behavior and attitudes?

Advances in Group Processes, 2018, vol. 35, pp 159-179, (in coll. with V. K. BOHNS, E. BOOTHBY)

A helping hand is hard at work: Help-seekers' underestimation of helpers' effort

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, March 2017, vol. 139, pp 18-29, (in coll. with V. K. BOHNS, F. J. FLYNN)

My kids, your kids, our kids: What parents and the public want from schools

Teachers College Record, 2017, vol. 119, n° 11, (in coll. with J. VALANT)

For a dollar, would you...? How (we think) money affects compliance with our requests

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, May 2016, vol. 134, pp 45-62, (in coll. with V. K. BOHNS, A. Z. XU)

The Politics of Achievement Gaps: U.S. Public Opinion on Race-Based and Wealth-Based Differences in Test Scores

Educational Researcher, 2016, vol. 45, n° 6, pp 331-346, (in coll. with J. VALANT)

Once bitten, twice shy: The effect of a past refusal on expectations of future compliance

Social Psychological and Personality Science, March 2014, vol. 5, n° 2, pp 218-225, (in coll. with F. J. FLYNN, V. K. BOHNS)

Scientific articles

Desire and pleasure in choice

Rationality and Society, 2020, vol. 32, n° 2, pp 168-196,

The word on the street or the number from the state? Government-provided information and Americans' opinions of schools

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, October 2020, vol. 30, n° 4, pp 674–692, (in coll. with J. VALANT)

Power and perceived influence: I caused your behavior, but I'm not responsible for it

Social and Personality Psychology Compass, January 2019, vol. 13, n° 1, (in coll. with V. K. BOHNS)

Leadership and the Logic of Absurdity

Academy of Management Review, April 2018, vol. 43, n° 2, pp 198-216,

Education

  • Ph.D., Organization Studies, Stanford University - USA
  • MA Economics, Stanford University - USA
  • BA (with honors) Humanities, Organizations, Society, Stanford University - USA

Academic appointments

Academic responsabilities at HEC

  • 2016- Assistant Professor, Management and Human Resources HEC Paris
  • 2016- Member of GREGHEC (CNRS) HEC Paris

External Academic Responsabilities

  • 2014-2016 Assistant Professor, Marketing and Management University of Southern Denmark

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • Academy of Management (AOM)