DK Kryscynski

DK Kryscynski

Assistant Professor,
Management, Department of
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Office: 567 TNRB
Phone: 801-422-6829


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


    • 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


  • Explaining Away the Paradox: When workers readily invest in firm-specific human capital - Strategic Management Society - Strategic Management Society Meeting - 2012
  • The Strategic Implications of Firm-Specific Inducements - Academy of Management - Academy of Management Meeting - 2012