Michael Hadani

Michael Hadani, PhD TransAmerca Corporation Professor of Management


School of Economics and Business Administration » Management and Entrepreneurship
SMC Email Address: 
Contact Information: 

Galileo 306.

Phone: 925-631-8708
Email: mh21@stmarys-ca.edu
Mail: P.O. Box Rheem Campus Gradute Business


  • Ph.D Strategy and Human Resources, Syracuse University , 2006
  • M.A. Social and Organizational Psychology, Hebrew University , 2000
  • B.A. Psychology , Hebrew University , 1996

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (2012)
  • Assistant Professor - Long Island University (2006 - 2012)

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

  • GMAN 314, GMAN 513, BusAd 140


ad hoc Reviewer:

  • Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
  • Journal of world Business
  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Journal of Management studies
    (2008 - 2010)

Business and Society:

  • Editorial Board
    (2012 - 2014)
  • Guest Editor


  • Member
    SEBA AACSB Official Visit Preparation Taskforce
  • Member
    Center for Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Member
    SEBA Strategic Planning and Accreditation Committee (SPAC)
  • Member
    (2010 - Present)


  • co organizer of the 4th Interntaional Conference on corporate political activity and governance
    (May 2010)
  • Academy of Management Conference
    (2004 - 2012)



  • Inside the belly of the beast: A meta-Analysis of the impact of coporate political activity on firm outcomes. Hadani, Michael (other-Lead author )
    Academy of Management Conference
    (August 2012)
  • The CEO as a chief political officer: Managerial power and corporate political activity. Hadani, Michael (other-Lead author)
    Academy of Management Conference
    (August 2011)
  • Can’t see the forest for its trees? A Meta analysis of the impact of corporate political activity on legislative outcomes and competitive and non competitive firm level outcomes.. Hadani, Michael (other-Lead author)
    International Association for Business and Society
    (June 2011)
  • In search of El Dorado: The elusive financial returns on corporate political investments. Hadani, Michael (other-Lead author)
    International Association for Business and Society
    (June 2011)
  • Finding a good job: Academic network centrality and early career occupational outcomes in management academia. Hadani, Michael (other-Lead author)
    Academy of Management Conference
    (August 2010)
  • Corporate political activity and managerial power: Upper echelon and agency implications of power. Hadani, Michael (other-Lead author and conference co-organizer)
    Fourth International Colloquium on Corporate Political Activity
    (May 2010)


  • Hadani, M., Munshi, N & Clark, K. (2017). The more you give, the more you get? The impact of corporate political activity on the value of government contracts. Business and Society Review. Doi: 10.1111/basr.12122.
  • Hadani, M, Doh, J & Schneider M. (2016). Corporate Political Activity and Regulatory Capture: How Some Companies Blunt the Knife of Socially Oriented Investor Activism. Forthcoming, Journal of Management. Doi: 10.1177/0149206316638162
  • Hadani, M, Bonardi, JP & Dahan, N. (2016)Corporate political activity, public policy uncertainty, and firm outcomes: A meta-analysis. Strategic Organization. Doi: 10.1177/1476127016651001
  • Hadani, M. Dahan, N. & Doh, J. (2015). The CEO as chief political officer: Managerial discretion and corporate political activity. Journal of Business Research, 68 (11), 2330–2337.
  • Hadani, M. & Coombes, S. (2015). Complementary Relationships Between Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Political Activity: An Exploratory Study of Political Marketplace Contingencies. Business & Society 84, 859-881.
  • Hadani, Michael & Schuler, Doug. (2013). In Search of El Dorado: The Elusive Financial Returns on Corporate Political Investments. Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 34, Iss. 2, 165-181.
  • Hadani, Michael, Coombes, Susan and Das, Diya. 2012. Finding a good job: Academic network centrality and early occupational outcomes in management academia, Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 33, pg.723-739
  • Hadani, Michael. (2012). Institutional ownership monitoring and corporate political activity: Governance implications. Journal of Business Research, Vol. 65, 944-950.
  • Hadani, Michael, Goranova, M and Khan, R. 2011. Institutional investors, shareholder activism, and earnings management, Journal of Business Research, vol. 64, pg.1352-1360
  • Hadani, Michael and Virick, Lilly J. 2010. The dynamic nature of justice: Influential effects of time and work outcomes on long term perceptions of justice, Social Justice Research, pg.37-59

Honors, Awards & Grants

  • Division Best Paper Award - AOM Boston (2012)


Scholarly Interests: 


  • Business and government