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DK Kryscynski

Associate Professor of Strategy,
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Dr. Kryscynski has a BSE in Chemical Engineering and practiced as a Process Engineer, Production Analyst and Alternative Fuels and Raw Materials Manager for Holcim (US) Inc. prior to receiving his PhD in Strategy from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.


  • PhD, Organization & Management, Emory University, 2011
  • B.S.E., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003

Group Affiliations

  • Academy of Management — 2005

Selected Publications

  • "Rethinking Competitive Advantage from Human Capital", Academy of Management Review, 2012
  • "Drilling for Micro-Foundations of Human Capital-Based Competitive Advantages", Journal of Management, Edition 5, Volume 37, Pages 1429-1443, 2011



  • Principal Consultant, Sixth Generation Human Capital, 2011
  • Process Engineer/AFR Manager, Holcim (US) Inc., 2003–2006


  • BPS Best Dissertation Award Finalist, BPS Division of the Academy of Management, 2012
  • Goizueta Fellowship, Goizueta Business School, 2010
  • Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2010
  • Research Grant, Georgia Research Alliance, 2010
  • Research Grant, Laney Graduate School, 2010
  • Sheth Fellow, Goizueta Business School, 2008

Professional Citizenship

  • Academy of Management Review, Editorial Review Board Member, 2017
  • Journal of Management, Editorial Review Board Member, June 2014
  • Strategic Management Journal, Editorial Review Board Member, January 2014