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Karen A. Schnatterly

Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor of Management
Cornell Hall
(573) 882-7672

Office Hours: By appointment only

Professor Schnatterly is the Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor.  Her research interests include wrongdoing, corporate governance and entrepreneurship and innovation.  As a result of her research in white collar crime, she has been quoted frequently by various news organizations. She has published in the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Management, among others. and the Financial Times, and has authored several book chapters.  She teaches primarily at the executive level.  Her courses include Governance and Professional Accountability, Ethics and Corporate Political Activity, and the Strategy Capstone course. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. She is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Management.


Ph.D. MBA, University of Michigan

M.F.A. University of Illinois

B.A. Colgate University


Journal Articles

Schnatterly, K, Gangloff, KA, Tuschke, A.  2018. On Wrongdoing in the Organization.  44: 6, Journal of Management

Schnatterly, K., Johnson, G.S. (2014). Investor preferences for board independence: An agency and institutional approach. Strategic Management Journal.  35: 1552–1563.

Johnson, S.B., Schnatterly, K., Hill, A. (2013).  Board composition beyond independence: Social capital, human capital and demographics.  Journal of Management. 39(1): 232-262.

Johnson, S.G., Schnatterly, K., Bolton, J., and Tuggle, C. (2011).  Antecedents of new director social capital.  Journal of Management Studies, 48(8): 1782-1803.

Tuggle, C., Schnatterly, K. and Johnson, R.A. (2010).  Attention patterns in the boardroom: How board composition and processes affect discussion of entrepreneurial issues.  Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 53 (3): 550-571.

Johnson, R.A., Schnatterly, K., Johnson, S.G., and Chiu, S.C. (2010). Institutional investors and institutional environment: A comparative analysis and review.   Journal of Management Studies, 47 (8): 1590-1613.

Schnatterly, K. (2009).  Operational governance and firm value.  International Journal of Strategic Change Management.  Vol. 1(4): 349 - 376.

Schnatterly, K., Johnson, S.G. (2008). Competing to be CEO in high-tech firms: Insider, board member, or outsider candidates. Journal of High Technology Management Research. 18: 132-142.

Schnatterly, K., Shaw, K. and Jennings, W. (2008). "Informational advantages of large institutional owners." Strategic Management Journal, 29: 219-227.

Schnatterly, K. (2003). Increasing firm value through detection and prevention of white collar crime. Strategic Management Journal, July 2003,24(7): 587-614.

Jennings , W.W., Schnatterly, K. and Seguin, P.J. (2002). Institutional ownership, information and liquidity, Innovations in Investments and Corporate Finance, Advances in Financial Economics, 7:41-71. 

Schnatterly, Clark, B, Howe, J, DeVaughn, M.L. (Forthcoming).  Stricter rules, looser governance:  Regulatory intensity, board monitoring and their joint performance effects in commercial banks. Risk Management

Book Chapters

Ferris, S. and Schnatterly, K. (2010).  International corporate governance and convergence.  Oxford University Press.  H. Kent Baker, ed.

Schnatterly, K. and Maritan, C.A. (2002). Resources, management systems and governance: keys to value creation, in B. Chakravarthy, G. Mueller-Stewens, P. Lorange & C. Lechner (eds.). Strategy Process: Shaping the Contours of the Field. Blackwell Publishing.

Klein, P, Packard, M., Schnatterly, K, (forthcoming). Interorganizational Collaboration and Corporate Entrepreneurship, in J.J. Reuer and S. F. Matusik (eds) Entrepreneurship and Collaboration, Oxford University Press Handbook

Berns, J. P, & Schnatterly, K. A. (Forthcoming). Angel investors: Early firm owners. In Goranova, M. and Ryan, L. V. (Eds.), Shareholder Empowerment. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Encyclopedia Entry

Schnatterly, K. (2005).  Increasing firm value through detection and prevention of white collar crime.    Encyclopedia entry: Encyclopaedia of Executive Governance, ESCP-EAP European School of Management.


Capron, L. and Schnatterly, K. (2005). M&As and fraud: the hidden cost, Financial Times Mastering Corporate Governance Series.