Pamela Brandes

Associate Professor of Management

Room: 512

Ph D, University of Cincinnati (Management)

Research Topics

  • Employee attitudes and behavior
  • Compensation
  • Corporate governance
  • Executive pay

Professor Brandes teaches the core class in human resource management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She also teaches the doctoral seminar in organizational behavior and human resources management. She is a 2005 recipient of Syracuse University'

Brandes's research interests are in the areas of executive compensation, corporate governance, and employee attitudes. Her research appears in publications such as Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Business Research, Group and Organization Management, and Human Resource Management Review.

Selected Publications

  • "To thine shareholders be true? Linking large corporate ownership to firms' use of commitment human resource practices", Human Resource Management, 2016 (with Dharwadkar, R., Mullins, F.)
  • "I know something you don’t know!: The role of linking pin directors in monitoring and incentive alignment", Strategic Management Journal, 2016 (with Dharwadkar, R., Suh, S.)
  • "OWNERS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE DEAL: MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AND OVERLAPPING INSTITUTIONAL OWNERSHIP", Strategic Management Journal, 31(10), 1114-1135, 2010 (with Goranova, M., Dharwadkar, R.)
  • "The importance of being ‘Indian’: Identity centrality and work outcomes in an off-shored call center in India", HUMAN RELATIONS, 61(11), 1499-1530, 2008 (with Das, D., Dharwadkar, R.)
  • "Institutional ownership and monitoring effectiveness: It’s not just how much but what else you own", Organization Science, 19(3), 419-440, 2008 (with Dharwadkar, R., Goranova, M., Khan, R.)
  • "Navigating shareholder influence: Compensation plans and the shareholder approval process", ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES, 22(1), 41-57, 2008 (with Goranova, M., Hall, S.)
  • "Managerial ownership and corporate diversification: A longitudinal view", Strategic Management Journal, 28(3), 211-225, 2007 (with Goranova, M., Alessandri, T., Dharwadkar, R.)
  • "Institutional ownership and CEO compensation: a longitudinal examination", Journal of Business Research, 58(8), 1078-1088, 2005 (with Khan, R., Dharwadkar, R.)
  • "Social exchanges within organizations and work outcomes - The importance of local and global relationships", GROUP & ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT, 29(3), 276-301, 2004 (with Dharwadkar, R., Wheatley, K.)
  • "Effective employee stock option design: Reconciling stakeholder, strategic, and motivational factors", Academy of Management Executive, 17(1), 77-93, 2003 (with Dharwadkar, R., Lemesis, G.)

Awards and Honors

  • The Inclusive Connective Corridor (ICC): Social Networks and the ADVANCEment of Women STEM Faculty - National Science Foundation Institutional Transformation Grant (2010)
  • Selected as Whitman School representative to Big Chalk (2009)
  • Distinguished Paper Award - Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management Meetings (2008)
  • Whitman Research Fellowship - Syracuse University Whitman School of Management (2008)
  • Best International Paper Award - OB Division of the Academy of Management (2007)
  • Meredith Teaching Recognition Award (2005)
  • Outstanding Empirical Paper Award - Eastern Academy of Management (1999)
  • Republished in Annual Editions: Organizational Behavior 00/01, - Dushkin Mc-Graw Hill (1999)