Patrick Wright, Thomas C Vandiver bicentennial chair, Professor, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Director, Center for Executive Succession

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Patrick Wright
Patrick Wright, Thomas C Vandiver bicentennial chair, Professor, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Director, Center for Executive Succession
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Patrick Wright is Thomas C. Vandiver Bicentennial Chair in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina and the founder and director of the Center for Executive Succession. Prior to joining USC he has served on the faculties at Cornell University, Texas A&M University and the University of Notre Dame.

Wright teaches, conducts research, and consults in the area of strategic HR management (SHRM), particularly focusing on how firms use people as a source of competitive advantage, the changing nature of the chief HR officer role, and the challenges and best practices in CEO succession. He has published over 70 research articles in journals, over 30 chapters in books and edited volumes and has co-authored two textbooks and two books on HR practice. He recently completed his three-year term as the editor-in-chief for the Journal of Management.

Wright has conducted programmes and/or consulted for a number of large organisations. He currently serves as a member on the board of directors for the Society for Human Resource Management and the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR), and is a former board member of HRPS, SHRM Foundation and World at Work (formerly American Compensation Association). From 2011 to 2016 he has featured on the HR Most Influential Thinkers list. In 2014, he won SHRM’s Michael R. Losey for Human Resource Research.

Education

Ph.D, Business Administration, Michigan State University, 1988
MBA, Michigan State University, 1987
BA Psychology, Wheaton College, 1982

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Social media

@CHROWhisperer

Website

http://moore.sc.edu/facultyresearch/faculty.aspx

http://jom.sagepub.com

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