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Monika Hamori


Monika Hamori


Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Associate Professor, Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

Monika Hamori’s research focuses on career paths and career success. Her work was published in Organization Science, the Academy of Management Annals, the Academy of Management Perspectives, Human Resource Management and the Industrial and Labor Relations Review, among others.

Her research interests include the educational background and career histories of top executives between 1980 and 2012; the impact of executive search firms on top executive careers; corporate retention strategies for young-high potentials; the impact of various types of CEO career paths on CEOs’ performance. These topics have great relevance to practitioners as well. As a result, her research was published in the Harvard Business Review several times, and also in the MIT Sloan Management Review. It was featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, The London Times and the Economist, among others.

Monika is on the Thinkers50 Guru Radar, a portal that presents young, promising talent in management research. She is also on the Best 40 B-School Profs Under the Age of 40 ranking, which lists top young business school professors.

Academic Background

• PhD in Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (USA)

• BA and MA in Literature and Linguistics, Eötvös Lorànd University, Budapest (Hungary)

• BA in Business Administration, College for Foreign Trade, Budapest (Hungary)

Academic Experience

• Director of Academic Development, IE Business School, 2009 to present

• Professor of Human Resource Management, IE Business School, 2009 to present

• Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management, IE Business School, 2004- 2009

• Teaching and Research Assistant, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA) 1998 to 2004

Corporate Experience

• Project manager, Hungarian Productivity Centre, Budapest, Hungary, 1997 to 1998

Latest Publications

• Hamori, M. (2019). “MOOCs at Work: What Induces Employer Support for Them?”. The International Journal of Human Resource Management

• Cao, J., Hamori, M. (2020). “How Can Employers Benefit Most from Developmental Job Experiences? The Needs-Supplies Fit Perspective”. Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 105 (4): 422-432

• Bonet, R., Cappeli, P., Hamori, M. (2020). “Gender differences in speed of advancement: an empirical examination of top executives in the fortune 100 firms”. Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 41 (4): 708-737

• Gorbatov, S., Hamori, M., Khapova, S.N., Lysova, E.I., Oostrom, J.K. (2020). “More Than a Course: Participation in MOOCs to Signal Professional Value”. In Setzekorn, K., Patnayakuni, N., Burton, T. (Eds.). Socioeconomics, Diversity, and the Politics of Online Education. IGI Global

• Sarabi, A., Hamori, M., Froese, J. F. (2019). “Managing global talent flows”. In Collings, D. D., Scullion, H., Caliguri, P. M. (Eds.). Global Talent Management. Routledge