Andrew Knight


Vice Dean for Education & Globalization and Professor of Organizational Behavior

Andrew Knight

Andrew Knight


Andrew is passionate about learning how people can best work together with one another. His current focus is on improving people's virtual collaborations--How effective are YOUR Zoom meetings?

Area of Expertise


Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Team Development, Diversity

Education


  • Ph D 2009, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • MA 2004, University of Maryland
  • BA 2002, University of Dayton

Academic/Professional Activities


  • Other, Academy of Management Discoveries
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Academy of Management Journal

Awards/Honors


  • Reviewer of the Year Award, Small Group Research, 2017
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal, 2016
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Organization Science, 2016
  • Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, Washington University in St. Louis, 2016
  • Luke Vincent Powers Memorial Lecture, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Harvard Medical School teaching hospital), 2015
  • Olin Award for Research that Transforms Business (for "Who defers to whom?"), 2015
  • ASQ Award for Scholarly Contribution (for "Dynamic Delegation"), Administrative Science Quarterly, 2012
  • Best Paper Based on a Dissertation (for "Mood at the midpoint"), Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division, 2011
  • Graduate Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, University of Pennsylvania , 2006
  • Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Teaching Interests


Virtual work, Leadership, Organizing

Research Interests


Virtual Work, People Analytics, Collaboration, Relationships

Personal Interests


Rock 'n' Roll

Selected Publications


  • "SRM_R: A web-based shiny app for social relations analyses", Organizational Research Methods, with Man-Nok Wong, David Kenny, 2024
  • "Addressing Performance Tensions in Multistream Systems: Balancing Informal Mechanisms of Coordination Within and Between Teams", Academy of Management Journal, 158-185, with J.C. Ziegert, C.J. Resick, K.A. Graham, 2022
  • "From the editors - Publishing impactful research in AMJ: Winners of the 2020 and 2021 Impact Awards", Academy of Management Journal, 1648-1653, with E. Umphress, L. Greer, C. Muir, 2021
  • "zoomGroupStats: Analyze Text, Audio, and Video from 'Zoom' Meetings", The Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN), 2021
  • "On the relation between felt trust and actual trust: Examining pathways to and implications of leader trust meta-accuracy", Journal of Applied Psychology, Issue 9, 994-1012, with Rachel Campagna, Kurt Dirks, Craig Crossley, Sandra Robinson, 2020
  • "On the relation between felt trust and actual trust: Examining pathways to and implications of leader trust meta-accuracy", Journal of Applied Psychology, with Rachel Campagna, Kurt Dirks, Craig Crossley, Sandra Robinson, 2020
  • "Start-up teams: A multidimensional conceptualization, integrative review of past research, and future research agenda", Academy of Management Annals, 231-266, with Lindred Greer, Bart de Jong, 2020
  • "Dyadic data analysis", 423-448, with Stephen Humphrey, 2019
  • "Organizational affective tone: A meso perspective on the origins and effects of consistent affect in organizations.", Academy of Management Journal, Issue 1, 191-219, with Jochen Menges, Heike Bruch, 2018
  • "Resources and relationships in entrepreneurship: An exchange theory of the development and effects of the entrepreneur-investor relationship", Academy of Management Review, Issue 1, 80-102, with Laura Huang, 2017