Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Nathan J. Hiller

Nathan J. Hiller

Ingersoll-Rand Professor

Executive Director for the Center for Leadership

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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