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Professor Jill Perry-Smith

Professor Jill Perry-Smith

Distinguished Research Professor (Visiting)

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Jill Perry-Smith received her Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Professor Perry-Smith’s research investigates how social networks and relationships impact creativity and innovation. In another stream of research, she explores how family influences work engagement and the role of company policies that help employees integrate life and work. Her research has appeared in leading management journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Journal of Applied Psychology; she also has contributed to several books including Encyclopedia of Creativity, and The Oxford Handbook of Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Professor Perry-Smith has served as an associate editor of Academy of Management Journal.

Qualifications

  • PhD

Research interests

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Social Networks
  • Work and Life Interface

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Dumas TL, Perry-Smith JE (2018). The paradox of family structure and plans after work: Why single childless employees may be the least absorbed at work. Academy of Management Journal, 61(4), 1231-1252. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Perry-Smith JE, Mannucci PV (2017). From creativity to innovation: the social network drivers of the four phases of the idea journey. Academy of Management Review, 42(1), 53-79. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Perry-Smith JE, Shalley CE (2014). A social composition view of team creativity: the role of member nationality-heterogeneous ties outside of the team. Organization Science, 25(5), 1434-1452. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Perry-Smith JE (2014). Social network ties beyond nonredundancy: an experimental investigation of the effect of knowledge content and tie strength on creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(5), 831-846. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

Publications by year


2018

Dumas TL, Perry-Smith JE (2018). The paradox of family structure and plans after work: Why single childless employees may be the least absorbed at work. Academy of Management Journal, 61(4), 1231-1252. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2017

Perry-Smith JE, Mannucci PV (2017). From creativity to innovation: the social network drivers of the four phases of the idea journey. Academy of Management Review, 42(1), 53-79. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Perry-Smith JE, Shalley CE (2014). A social composition view of team creativity: the role of member nationality-heterogeneous ties outside of the team. Organization Science, 25(5), 1434-1452. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Perry-Smith JE (2014). Social network ties beyond nonredundancy: an experimental investigation of the effect of knowledge content and tie strength on creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(5), 831-846. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

External positions

  • Professor of Organization & Management, Emory University

  • Groups & Teams, Creativity & Innovation