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Dan Cable

BA (The Pennsylvania State University) MS PhD (Cornell)
Professor of Organisational Behaviour

Subject area:
Organisational Behaviour


Author of Change to Strange: Create a Great Organization by Building a Strange Workforce, Dan’s consulting and teaching focuses on employee engagement, organizational change, organizational culture and its effects on sustained competitive advantage, leadership development, and the linkage between brands and employee behaviors. Recent clients include Danone, Man, McDonalds, Novant Health, pwc, Royal Bank of Scotland, Twinings, and the U.S. Navy.


Change to Strange: Create a Great Organization by Building a Strange Workforce, Cable (Saddlepack, NJ: Wharton Business Press, 2007); D. M Cable and V. Kay, in press. Striving for self verification during organizational entry. In press. Academy of Management Journal; Judge, T. A., & Cable, D. M. 2011. When It Comes To Pay, Do the Thin Win? The Effect of Weight on Pay for Men and Women. Journal of Applied Psychology. K Elsbach and D M Cable, 2010. How passive "face time” affects perceptions of employees: Evidence of spontaneous trait inference. Human Relations; J R Edwards and D Cable (2009). The value of value congruence. Journal of Applied Psychology; T Y Kim, D M Cable, S Kim and J Wang (2009). Emotional Competence, proactivity, and performance at work. Journal of Organizational Behavior; S A Furst and D M Cable (2008), Reducing employee resistance to organizational change: managerial influence tactics and leader-member exchange. Journal of Applied Psychology; D M Cable (2008) Strange success. Business Strategy Review; T A Judge, D M Cable, A Colbert and S Rynes (2007). Making an Impact: Citations Rates in Management Journals. Academy of Management Journal; Z Voss, D M Cable and G Voss (2006), Organizational identity and firm performance: What happens when leaders disagree about ‘who we are?’ Organization Science.

Research interest

Cultural fit, talent management, the organizational entry process, incentive systems, career success.


Professor of Management , Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina

Contact Details

Email: dcable@london.edu

tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8906
fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001

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