(Organizational Behavior, March 2011)
Thesis Title: The Invisible Hand and the Good of Communities: The Influence of Institutional Logics on the Founding Teams of Local Banks
Committee: Christopher Marquis (Chair), Christopher Winship, Jeffrey Polzer, and Peter V. Marsden
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Managing People in Organizations, IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Spain
John Almandoz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Managing People in Organizations. His background includes experience in actuarial consulting, corporate banking, and the management of non-profit organizations. He earned a joint PhD in Organizational Behavior and a master’s degree in Sociology from Harvard Business School/Harvard University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. He has published in prestigious journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and the Administrative Science Quarterly and participates in research in entrepreneurship, institutions, and top management teams and boards of directors. His dissertation focused on the strategic and entrepreneurial implications of community and financial missions in the founding teams of local banks. He is based at IESE’s New York campus.