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John Almandoz
  • John Almandoz

  • Assistant Professor of Managing People in Organizations

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, Harvard University
    M.A. in Sociology, Harvard University
    M.B.A., Southern Methodist University
    B.A. in Economics, University of Dallas

Areas of Interest

    * Institutional logics
    * Social entrepreneurship
    * Corporate governance
    * Business ethics
    * Leadership

John Almandoz is an assistant professor in the department of Managing People in Organizations. His background includes experience in actuarial consulting, corporate banking, and the management of non-profit organizations. He earned a joint Ph.D. in organizational behavior and a master?s degree in sociology from Harvard Business School/Harvard University and an MBA at the Cox School of Business.

He has published in prestigious journals like the Academy of Management Journal and Administrative Science Quarterly and participates in research in entrepreneurship, institutions, and top management teams and boards of directors. His dissertation focused on the strategic and entrepreneurial implications of community and financial missions in the founding teams of local banks.

He is a reviewer for the Academy of Management Conference and ad-hoc reviewer for the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Studies and other journals. He has presented papers at various international conferences and seminars, including at Harvard, MIT, Oxford, and the Academy of Management. He is a member of the Academy of Management, American Sociology Association, and the European Group of Organizational Studies.

Prof. Almandoz teaches courses in MBA, executive, and global executive MBA programs on leadership and organizational behavior, and self-management.