J. Richard Hackman (1940-2013)
Teresa M. Amabile
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
July 16, 2013
Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 14-009
When J. Richard Hackman died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on January 8, 2013, psychology lost a giant. Six and a half feet tall, with an outsize personality to match, Richard was the leading scholar in two distinct areas: work design and team effectiveness. In both domains, his work is foundational. Throughout his career, Richard applied rigorous methods to problems of great social importance, tirelessly championing multi-level analyses of problems that matter. His impact on our field has been immense.
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Date posted: July 18, 2013