Matthew Bidwell, PhD

Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Human resource management, knowledge workers and worker mobility

About Matthew:

Matthew Bidwell’s research examines new patterns in work and employment, focusing in particular the causes and effects of more short-term, market oriented employment relationships. He has conducted detailed research on different forms of worker mobility, comparing the effects of promotion versus internal mobility for firms and workers, and the conditions under which is most likely to happen. He has also worked extensively on outsourcing and contracting, publishing papers on how contractors are used within firms, on the effects of their relationships with staffing firms, and on who goes into contracting.

Matthew has a PhD from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an SM in Political Science from MIT, and an M.Chem from Oxford. He is the recipient of “Outstanding Scholar Awards” from the Academy of Management’s Human Resources Division and from the Labor and Employment Research Association. He is also a senior editor at the journal Organization Science.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

Leading People in Organizations — India
This program combines different educational approaches to provide an in depth view of your current leadership strengths and challenges. Ample time with faculty assures that you will acquire and fine-tune new tools and approaches, and become part of a learning community of highly experienced executives that can continue throughout your career. (INDIA)

Leading People in Organizations — Middle East
This program combines different educational approaches to provide an in depth view of your current leadership strengths and challenges. Ample time with faculty assures that you will acquire and fine-tune new tools and approaches, and become part of a learning community of highly experienced executives that can continue throughout your career. (MIDDLE EAST)

Making Strategy Work: Leading Effective Execution
Gain the framework to develop and execute strategic plans. Learn to integrate strategy and implementation while you examine integration issues, strategic change, and impact on corporate culture.

Physician Leadership Academy
Physician Leadership Academy, offered in partnership with Deloitte Consulting, will facilitate the journey from physician leader to enterprise leader. This program consisting of three non-consecutive modules combines in-person learning with individual feedback and coaching, mentoring from successful physician leaders, and peer support.

Women’s Executive Leadership: Business Strategies for Success
Designed specifically for today’s rising female executives, participants will gain business knowledge that will enhance their professional influence and improve their business acumen and leadership skills.