Clint Chadwick

Area Director - Management and Entrepreneurship, Professor and Howard Fitch Research Fellow
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 3182
University of Kansas


Academic Areas

Management and Entrepreneurship


  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (1999)
  • M.A. in Management, University of Pennsylvania (1996)
  • MBA, Brigham Young University (1994)

Teaching Interests

  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resource Management


The impact of human resource systems and human capital on firm competitiveness; organizational alignment, downsizing and strategic renewal in organizations.

Research Interests

  • The impact of human resource systems and human capital on firm competitiveness
  • Organizational alignment
  • Downsizing in organizations

Selected Publications

Brymer, R. Chadwick, C. Hill, A. & Molloy, J. (2019). Pipelines and their Portfolios: A More Holistic View of Human Capital Heterogeneity via Firm-Wide Employee Sourcing. Academy of Management Perspectives, 33(2), 207-233.

Clint, C. & Li, P. (2018). HR Systems, HR Departments, and Perceived Establishment Labor Productivity. Human Resource Management, 57(6), 1415-1428.

Subramony, M. Seegers, J. Chadwick, C. & Shyamsunder, A. (2018). Leadership development practices and organizational performance: The mediating role of human capital and social capital. Journal of Business Research, 83, 120-129.

Chadwick, C. (2017). Towards a More Comprehensive Model of Firms' Human Capital Rents. Academy of Management Review, 42(3), 499-519. DOI:10.5465/amr.2013.0385

Chadwick, C. Guthrie, J. & Xing, X. (2016). Firm performance and survival: The HR executive effect. Strategic Management Journal, 37(11), 2346-2361. DOI:10.1002/smj.2566

Chadwick, C. & Flinchbaugh, C. (2016). The Effects of Part-Time Workers on Establishment Performance. Journal of Management, 42(6), 1635-1662.

Chadwick, C. Super, J. & Kwon, K. (2015). Resource Orchestration in Practice: CEO Emphasis on SHRM, Commitment-based HRM, and Firm Performance. Strategic Management Journal, 36(3), 360-376.

Brymer, R. Molloy, J. & Chadwick, C. (2015). Strategic Human Capital. Oxford Bibliographies in Management. DOI:10.1093/obo/9780199846740-0082

Zhao, Z. J., & Chadwick, C. (2014). What We Will Do vs. What We Can Do: The Relative Effects of Unit-level NPD Motivation and Capability. Strategic Management Journal, 35(12), 1867-1880.

Chadwick, C. Way, S. A., Kerr, G. & Thacker, J. W. (2013). Boundary Conditions of the High-Investment Human Resource Systems-Small-Firm Productivity Relationship. Personnel Psychology, 66, 311-343.

Molloy, J. C., Chadwick, C. Ployhart, R. E., & Golden, S. M. (2011). Making Intangibles "Tangible" in Tests of Resource-Based Theory: A Multidisciplinary Construct Validation Process. Journal of Management, 37, 1496-1518.

Chadwick, C. (2010). Theoretic Insights on the Nature of Synergies in Human Resource Systems: Toward Greater Precision. Human Resource Management Review, 20(2), 85-101.

Chadwick, C. & Dabu, A. (2009). Human Resources, Human Resource Management, and the Competitive Advantage of Firms: Toward a More Comprehensive Model of Causal Linkages. Organization Science, 20(1), 253-272.

Chadwick, C. Hunter, L. & Walston, S. (2004). Effects of Downsizing Practices on the Performance of Hospitals. Strategic Management Journal, 25, 405-427.

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