Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Nathan J. Hiller

Nathan J. Hiller

Ingersoll-Rand Professor

Department of Global Leadership and Management

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 466
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-3299


  • Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Areas of Expertise

  • CEO personality
  • executive leadership
  • Leadership development

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Management Research
  • Dissertation Prep
  • High Involvement Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Leadership in a Global Environment
  • Org Behav Mgmt
  • Organization Design and Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Ph.D. Dissertation

Refereed Journal Articles

Hiller, N. J., Piccolo, R. F., & Zaccaro, S. J. (2020). Economic assumptions and economic context: Implications for the study of leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, 31(3). (In Press) View Article

Neely, B. H., Lovelace, J. B., Cowen, A. P., & Hiller, N. J. (2020). Meta-critiques of upper echelons theory: Verdicts and recommendations for future research. Journal of Management. View Article

He, W., Hao, P., Huang, X., Long, L., Hiller, N. J., & Li, S. (2020). Different roles of shared and vertical leadership in promoting team creativity: Cultivating and synthesizing team members’ individual creativity. Personnel Psychology, 73(1). View Article

Hiller, N. J., Sin, H., Ponnapalli, A. R., & Ozgen Novelli, S. (2019). Benevolence and authority as WEIRDly unfamiliar: A multi-language meta-analysis of paternalistic leadership behaviors from 152 studies. The Leadership Quarterly, 30(1). View Article

Hiller, N. J., & Peterson, S. (2019). Assessment and development first requires a deeper understanding of unique categories of senior leaders: A focus on CEOs and C-level executives. Industrial and Organizational Psychology-Perspectives on Science and Practice, 12(2). View Article

Maidique, M. A., & Hiller, N. J. (2018). The Mindsets of a Leader. MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 59(4). View Article

Crossland, C., Zyung, J., Hiller, N. J., & Hambrick, D. C. (2014). CEO career variety: Effects on firm-level strategic and social novelty. Academy of Management Journal, 57(3).

Hiller, N. J., DeChurch, L. A., Murase, T., & Doty, D. (2011). Searching for outcomes of leadership: A 25-year review. Journal of Management, 37(4).

DeChurch, L. A., Hiller, N. J., Murase, T., Doty, D., & Salas, E. (2010). Leadership across levels: Levels of leaders and their levels of impact. Leadership Quarterly, 21(6).

Resick, C. J., Whitman, D. S., Weingarden, S. M., & Hiller, N. J. (2009). The bright-side and the dark-side of CEO personality: Examining core self-evaluations, narcissism, transformational leadership, and strategic influence. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(6).

Hausknecht, J. P., Hiller, N. J., & Vance, R. J. (2008). Work unit absenteeism: Effects of satisfaction, commitment, labor market conditions, and time. Academy of Management Journal, 51(6).

Mohammed, S., Rizzuto, T. E., Hiller, N. J., Newman, D. A., & Chen, T. T. (2008). Individual differences and group negotiation: The role of polychronicity, dominance, and decision-rule. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 1(3).

Hiller, N. J., Day, D. V., & Vance, R. J. (2006). Collective enactment of leadership roles and team effectiveness: A field study. Leadership Quarterly, 17(4).

Hiller, N. J., & Hambrick, D. C. (2005). Conceptualizing executive hubris: The role of (hyper-) core self-evaluations in strategic decision-making. Strategic Management Journal, 26(4).

Day, D. V., Schleicher, D. J., Unckless, A. L., & Hiller, N. J. (2002). Self-monitoring personality at work: A meta-analytic investigation of construct validity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 87(2). View Article

Hiller, N. J., & Kline, D. W. (2001). Diminished spatial summation contributes to the age deficit in the discrimination of low-contrast vernier oscillation. Optometry and Vision Science, 78(8). View Article

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