UCL School of Management

Martin Kilduff

Deputy Director (Research)
Head (Organisations and Innovation)
Phone number
(0)20 3108 6021
(internal 56021)
Office location
Level 38, 1 Canada Square
Rm N5

PhD supervisor to:

Research projects

Personality and social networks

How different personality types create and benefit from social networks in organizations.

Cognition and social networks

People's perceptions of their organizationa social networks are systematically biased, and the bias affects their own and others'' outcomes.

Philosophy of science in new knowledge production

Different scientific frameworks engender different kinds of organizational innovations.

Emotion management in organizations

How do managers monitor and control emotions in organizations, and how do employees respond?

Diversity and performance

A focus on how different types of people combine to produce differential outputs in organizations
Selected publications
Tasselli, S., & Kilduff, M. (2018). When brokerage between friendship cliques endangers trust: a personality – network fit perspective. Academy of Management Journal. doi:10.5465/amj.2015.0856 [link]
Kilduff, M. J., Mehra, A., & Dunn, M. (2011). From blue sky research to problem solving: A philosophy of science theory of new knowledge production. Academy of Management Review, 36, 297-317.
Kilduff, M., & Brass, D. J. (2010). Organizational social network research: Core ideas and key debates. Academy of Management Annals, 4 (1), 317-357. doi:10.1080/19416520.2010.494827 [link]
Kilduff, M. J., Crossland, C., Tsai, W., & Krackhardt, D. (2008). Organizational network perceptions versus reality: A small world after all?. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 107, 15-28.
Oh, H., & Kilduff, M. (2008). The ripple effect of personality on social structure: Self-monitoring origins of network brokerage. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 1155-1164.
Toegel, G., Kilduff, M., & Anand, N. (n.d.). Emotion helping by managers: An emergent understanding of discrepant role expectations and outcomes. Academy of Management Journal, 2013.

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