Angus Hildreth

Angus Hildreth

Assistant Professor

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research

Faculty Expertise

  • Management & Organizations
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Behavioral Research
  • Decision Making
  • Ethics
  • Top Teams

Contact

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
510.502.0910
jdh362@cornell.edu
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Biography

Angus Hildreth is an assistant professor of management and organization at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. He received his PhD in business administration (organizational behavior) from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

His research focuses on the effects of loyalty, power, and status on leadership, top-team performance, group functioning, and ethical decision making. He is interested in how power undermines collaborative performance in top teams, how loyalty can prompt ethicality and foster corruption, and how status affects individual well-being. His work has been published in academic journals, such as the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Psychological Bulletin, and Social Justice Research, and his research has been covered in various media outlets including Fast Co., Forbes, HBR, HBS Working Knowledge, NPR, and Quartz.

He graduated from the University of Cambridge with a master's degree in mathematics and has MBA and MS degrees in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (FIA) and worked for more than a decade as a consultant and actuary for Aon Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London and New York. He spent two years working for PwC's Global CEO and Global Leadership Team managing the strategic agenda, internal communication, and information flow for the 18 most senior executives in a 150,000-person organization.


Selected Publications


Recent Courses

  • NCC 5050 - Critical and Strategic Thinking
  • NBA 6540 - Power and Politics in Organizations

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D University Of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, 2016
  • MS University Of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, 2012
  • MBA University Of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, 2010
  • MA University of Cambridge, Jesus College, 2000
  • Diploma Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, 2000
  • BA University of Cambridge, Jesus College, 1996
Angus Hildreth