“I aim to put science behind the question of how firms can use HR policies to generate sustainable improvement in their productivity and profits.”
An associate professor in the UCLA Anderson strategy group, Ian Larkin’s research is focused on compensation, incentives, employee motivation and human resources. Larkin’s research has been cited by leading media outlets that include The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, Slate, and National Public Radio. He is an Associate Editor of Management Science, a leading academic journal in business management and strategy.
Professor Emeritus; Co-Faculty Director, Corporate Governance Program
“My goal is simply to encourage people to get out into the traffic of ideas and collide with somebody with a different point of view.”
Prior to his retirement, Professor Emeritus Al Osborne, Jr. was Professor of Global Economics, Management and Entrepreneurship and Senior Associate Dean of External Affairs. He was also the founder and faculty director of the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and served as UCLA Anderson's interim dean from July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019. A renowned board authority and recipient of the NACD’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award, his research interests include the role of boards of directors in private, public and not-for-profit organizations.
Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management; William E. Leonhard Chair in Management