Oliver  Hahl

Assistant Professor of Organizational Theory and Strategy

PHONE

412-268-4230

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 364

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Organizational Behavior and Theory
Strategy

EDUCATION

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management - Ph D (Management) - 2013
Yale University - School of Management - MBA - 2008
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - BS (Economics) - 2002

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research interests revolve around how audience perceptions of organizations and individuals influence behavior in markets. I am particularly interested in understanding how perceptions of success constrain behavior. Related topics include: status, authenticity, impression management. I do research in the sports, food, and health industries.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Buy Term and Invest the Difference Revisited

    (author(s): David Babbel, Oliver Hahl) Journal of Financial Service Professionals, 2015

  • The Denigration of Heroes? Effects of the Status Attainment Process on Attributions of Considerateness and Authenticity

    (author(s): Oliver Hahl, Ezra Zuckerman) American Journal of Sociology 120(2), 2014; 504-554

WORKING PAPERS

  • Why Authenticity is In Demand: Overcoming High-Status Denigration with Outsider Art

    (author(s): Oliver Hahl, Ezra Zuckerman, Minjae Kim)

  • May I Deviate, Please? Firm Status and The Efficacy of Assertive Versus Deferential Anticipatory Impression Management

    (author(s): Oliver Hahl, Renee Gosline)

  • Turning Back the Clock in Baseball: The Increased Prominence of Rewards and Demand for Authenticity

  • Knowledge Asymmetry and Disintermediation in Brokerage: Linking Network Perception to Structural Holes and Performance

    (author(s): Oliver Hahl, Aleksandra "Olenka" Kacperczyk, Jason Davis)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Undergraduate BA Education Committee, Committee Member, Participate in discussions and decisions regarding the restructuring and re-organizing the undergraduate curriculum at Tepper., (2014 - )

COURSES TAUGHT

  • ORGNZTN BEHAVIOR (70311)
    2014 Section: A, B, A, B
  • Special Topics in OB&T (47891)
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
Oliver Hahl