DK Kryscynski

DK Kryscynski

Associate Professor of Strategy,
Management, Department of
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Dr. Kryscynski has a BSE in Chemical Engineering and practiced as a Process Engineer, Production Analyst and Alternative Fuels and Raw Materials Manager for Holcim (US) Inc. prior to receiving his PhD in Strategy from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.


  • PhD, Organization & Management, Emory University, 2011
  • B.S.E., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003

Group Affiliations

  • Academy of Management 2005

Selected Publications

  • "Rethinking Competitive Advantage from Human Capital", Academy of Management Review, 2012.    
  • "Drilling for Micro-Foundations of Human Capital-Based Competitive Advantages", Journal of Management, Edition 5, Volume 37, Issue 5, Pages 1429-1443, 2011.    


    • Principal Consultant, Sixth Generation Human Capital 2011
    • Process Engineer/AFR Manager, Holcim (US) Inc. 2003 - 2006


  • BPS Best Dissertation Award Finalist , BPS Division of the Academy of Management
  • Goizueta Fellowship , Goizueta Business School
  • Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship , Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Research Grant , Georgia Research Alliance
  • Research Grant , Laney Graduate School
  • Sheth Fellow , Goizueta Business School

Professional Citizenship

  • Academy of Management Review Editorial Review Board Member 2017
  • Journal of Management Editorial Review Board Member June, 2014
  • Strategic Management Journal Editorial Review Board Member January, 2014