Clint Chadwick

Area Director — Management and Entrepreneurship, Howard Fitch/Fred Ball Professor
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall, 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 [Journal Articles]. Academy of Management Perspectives, 33(2), 207–233.
Clint, C., & Li, P. (2018). HR Systems, HR Departments, and Perceived Establishment Labor Productivity [Journal Articles]. 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 Articles]. Journal of Business Research, 83, 120–129.
Chadwick, C. (2017). Towards a More Comprehensive Model of Firms’ Human Capital Rents [Journal Articles]. Academy of Management Review, 42(3), 499–519.
Chadwick, C., Guthrie, J., & Xing, X. (2016). Firm performance and survival: The HR executive effect [Journal Articles]. Strategic Management Journal, 37(11), 2346–2361.
Chadwick, C., & Flinchbaugh, C. (2016). The Effects of Part-Time Workers on Establishment Performance [Journal Articles]. 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 [Journal Articles]. Strategic Management Journal, 36(3), 360–376.
Brymer, R., Molloy, J., & Chadwick, C. (2015). Strategic Human Capital [Journal Articles]. Oxford Bibliographies in Management. Published.
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 [Journal Articles]. 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 [Journal Articles]. 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 Articles]. Journal of Management, 37, 1496–1518.
Chadwick, C. (2010). Theoretic Insights on the Nature of Synergies in Human Resource Systems: Toward Greater Precision [Journal Articles]. 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 [Journal Articles]. Organization Science, 20(1), 253–272.
Chadwick, C., Hunter, L., & Walston, S. (2004). Effects of Downsizing Practices on the Performance of Hospitals [Journal Articles]. Strategic Management Journal, 25, 405–427.

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