- Ph.D., Arizona State University
- MBA, University of South Florida
- B.A., Missouri State University
- organizational culture
- organizational climate
- team processes
Chad A. Hartnell is an Associate Professor in the Management Department at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. He is passionate about creating great places to work by improving an organization’s social context. Dr. Hartnell studies how an organization’s social context (e.g., leadership, organizational culture, organizational climate, etc.) influences employees’ motivation, attitudes, and effectiveness. His research focuses most centrally on leadership and organizational culture, how they interrelate, and the intervening mechanisms through which they influence organizational, unit, and individual effectiveness. His research has accumulated over 3,500 citations (Google Scholar) and has been covered in professional and popular press outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Talent Quarterly, Forbes, Financial Times, Atlanta Business Chronicle, and others.
Dr. Hartnell currently serves on Personnel Psychology’s editorial review board. He also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for multiple top journals in the Management and Applied Psychology domains. His research has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Annals, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and others.
- Hartnell, C. A., Karam, E. P., Kinicki, A. J., & Dimotakis, N. (2020). Does servant leadership’s people focus facilitate or constrain its positive impact on performance? An examination of servant leadership’s direct, indirect, and total effects on branch financial performance. Group and Organization Management, 45, 479-513.
- Hartnell, C. A., Ou, Y. A., Kinicki, A. J., Choi, D., & Karam, E. P. (2019). A meta-analytic test of organizational culture’s association with elements of an organization’s system and its relative predictive validity on organizational outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 104, 832-850.
- Lemoine, G. J., Hartnell, C. A., & Leroy, H. (2019). Taking stock of moral approaches to leadership: An integrative review of ethical, authentic, and servant leadership. Academy of Management Annals, 13, 148-187.
- Maurer, T. J., Hartnell, C. A., & Lippstreu, M. (2017). A model of leadership motivations, error management culture, leadership capacity, and career success. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 90, 481-507.
- Walumbwa, F. O., Hartnell, C. A., & Misati, E. (2017). Does ethical leadership enhance group learning behavior? Examining the mediating influence of group ethical conduct, justice climate, and peer justice. Journal of Business Research, 72, 14-23.
- Hartnell, C. A., Kinicki, A. J., Lambert, L. S., Fugate, M., & Corner, P. (2016). Do similarities or differences between CEO leadership and organizational culture have a more positive effect on firm performance? A test of competing predictions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 846-861.
Print: Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Talent Quarterly
Internet: Forbes, Financial Times, Atlanta Business Chronicle, British Psychological Society (BPS) Research Digest
- Aryee, S., Walumbwa, F. O., Gachunga, H., & Hartnell, C. A. (2016). Promoting mutual gain: Workplace family resources, work engagement, and service performance. Africa Journal of Management.
- Aryee, S., Walumbwa, F. O., Zhou, Q., & Hartnell, C. A. (2012). Transformational leadership, innovative behavior and task performance: Test of mediation and moderation processes. Human Performance, 25, 1-25.
- Hartnell, C. A., Ou, A. Y., & Kinicki, A. (2011). Organizational culture and organizational effectiveness: A meta-analytic investigation of the competing values framework’s theoretical suppositions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 677-694.
- Walumbwa, F. O., & Hartnell, C. A. (2011). Understanding transformational leadership-employee performance links: The role of relational identification and self-efficacy. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 84, 153-172.
- Walumbwa, F. O., Peterson, S. J., Avolio, B. J., & Hartnell, C. A. (2010). An investigation of the relationships among leader and follower psychological capital, service climate, and job performance. Personnel Psychology, 63, 937-963.
- Walumbwa, F. O., Hartnell, C. A., & Oke, A. (2010). Servant leadership, procedural justice climate, service climate, employee attitudes, and organizational citizenship behavior: A cross-level investigation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95, 517-529.
- Walumbwa, F. O., Cropanzano, R., & Hartnell, C. A. (2009). Organizational justice, voluntary learning behavior, and job performance: A test of the mediating effects of identification and leader-member exchange. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 30, 1103-1126.