Oliver Hahl

Assistant Professor of Organizational Theory and Strategy

Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Faculty Development Professor of Business, 2016-2018

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 (status, economic, rewards) constrain behavior. Related topics include: status, authenticity, impression management. I do research in the sports, food, private equity, and health industries.

PUBLICATIONS

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WORKING PAPERS

  • Too Good to Hire? Capability and Commitment Inference in Labor Markets

    (author(s): Roman Galperin, Oliver Hahl, Adina Sterling, Jerry Guo)

  • Opportunist or Faithful Financier? The Effect of Outside Investor Affiliation on Perceived Commitment in Diversification

    (author(s): Oliver Hahl, Jae Kyung Ha)

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

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

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Tepper PhD Commitee, Committee Member (2017 - )
  • Undergraduate BA Education Committee, Committee Member, Participate in discussions and decisions regarding the restructuring and re-organizing the undergraduate curriculum at Tepper. (2014 - 2016)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Corporate Strategy (45770)
    2017 Mini 5 Section: F, M
    2016 Mini 1 Section: A, B, C
  • Writing/Persuasive Arguments for Behavioral Science (47909)
    2017 Mini 3 Section: A
  • Seminar in Organizational Theory (macro) (47892)
    2016 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Orgnztn Behavior (70311)
    2015 Section: A, B, C
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Oliver Hahl