Mendoza School of Business

Timothy Hubbard

Assistant Professor
Management & Organization
  352 Mendoza College of Business
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Tim Hubbard is an Assistant Professor and Donnelly Fellow in Participatory Management in the Mendoza College of Business. Tim’s research focuses on strategic leadership, with a particular emphasis on behavioral strategy. He leverages experimental methods to better understand executive behaviors and stakeholder reactions. Some specific topics he researches include CEO personality, CEO dismissal, corporate social responsibility, gender diversity, and firm reputation. Prior to entering academia, Tim worked in a number of positions for Caterpillar and as a Senior Strategy Consultant for IBM, where his clients included General Motors, DuPont, and Royal Dutch Shell—among others. His research appears in top journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Management Studies, and the Fordham Environmental Law Review. He is on the Editorial Board the Academy of Management Journal and an active reviewer at the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and the Strategic Management Journal. His research has been featured in over 40 media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, The Washington Post, National Public Radio (NPR), CNN, and Fox Business News. Tim teaches undergraduate Strategic Management courses. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, and also holds degrees from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and the University of Illinois.

Ph D, University of Georgia
MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management
BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Areas of Expertise
Behavioral Strategy
Strategic Leadership
Corporate Governance

"Unintended Consequences: Information Releases and CEO Stock Option Grants", (With Timothy Quigley, Andrew Ward, Scott Graffin), Academy of Management Journal, 2020

"Fearlessly swimming upstream to risky waters: The role of geographic entry in innovation", (With Curba Lampert, Minyoung Kim, Raja Roy, George Leckie), Journal of Management Studies, 2019

"Safe bets or hot hands? How status and celebrity influence strategic alliance formations by newly-public firms", (With Timothy Pollock, Michael Pfarrer, Violina Rindova), Academy of Management Journal, 61, 2018

"Higher highs and lower lows: The role of Corporate Social Responsibility in CEO dismissal", (With Dane Christensen, Scott Graffin), Strategic Management Journal, 38, 2017

"Reputation as a benefit and a burden? How stakeholders’ organizational identification affects the role of reputation following a negative event", (With Anastasiya Zavyalova, Michael Pfarrer, Rhonda Reger), Academy of Management Journal, 59, 2016

All Things Considered on National Public Radio, August 10, 2020

Fast Company, June 1, 2020

CNN, January 30, 2020

Financial Times, August 11, 2020

New York Times, March 2, 2020