Devers, Cynthia individual record
Professor
Positions:
overview

My research focuses on corporate governance, executive compensation, M&A, and social evaluations. I draw on behavioral decision and social psychological perspectives to examine the roles governance and social evaluations play in individual perceptions, individual and group behavior,

and organizational outcomes.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles31
  • Jiang, H., Xia, J., Devers, C. E., & Shen, W. (2021). Who Will Board a Sinking Ship? a Firm–Director Interdependence Perspective of Mutual Selection between Declining Firms and Director Candidates. Academy of Management Journal. 64(3), 901-925.
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  • Clark, B., Schnatterly, K., Calvano Da Silva, F., Gangloff, K. A., Berns, J., Devers, C. E., & Johnson, R. A. (2020). Eliminating Shiny Objects:Technology Committee Presence, Composition, and Innovation. Academy of Management Proceedings. 2020(1), 20826-20826.
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  • Devers, C. E., Wuorinen, S., McNamara, G., Haleblian, J. J., Gee, I. H., & Kim, J. (2020). An Integrative Review of the Emerging Behavioral Acquisition Literature: Charting the Next Decade of Research. Academy of Management Annals. 14(2), 869-907.
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  • Parker, O., Krause, R., & Devers, C. (2020). Firm Reputation, Managerial Discretion, and Conceptual Clarity. Academy of Management Review. 45(2), 475-478.
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  • Gamache, D. L., McNamara, G., Graffin, S. D., Kiley, J., Haleblian, J., & Devers, C. E. (2019). Impression Offsetting as an Early Warning Signal of Low CEO Confidence in Acquisitions. Academy of Management Journal. 62(5), 1307-1332.
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Chapters6
  • Devers, C. E., & Sanders, W. G. (2018). CEO Compensation. The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management. 220-224. Palgrave Macmillan UK.
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  • Klein, F. B., McSweeney, K., Devers, C. E., McNamara, G., & Blosser, S. (2017). Executive Severance Agreements: Making Sense of an Emerging, Yet Fragmented, Research Field. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Oxford University Press.
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  • Steinbach, A., Devers, C. E., McNamara, G., & Li, J. (2016). Peering into the Executive Mind: Expanding Our Understanding of the Motives for Acquisitions. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions. 145-160. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
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  • Devers, C. E., & Sanders, W. G. (2016). CEO Compensation. The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management. 1-5. Palgrave Macmillan UK.
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  • Mishina, Y., & Devers, C. E. (2012). On Being Bad: Why Stigma is not the Same as a Bad Reputation. Pollock, T. G., & Barnett, M. L.. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Reputation. Oxford University Press.
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Conference Papers3
  • Seo, J., Gamache, D., & Devers, C. E. (2014). CEO Relative Pay Standing and Acquisition Activity. Academy of Management Proceedings. 2014(1), 14169-14169.
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  • Devers, C. E., Holcomb, T. R., Holmes, R. M., & Cannella, A. A. (2006). INSIDE THE BLACK BOX: THE CONTRASTING EFFECTS OF TMT LONG-TERM INCENTIVES ON INTEREST ALIGNMENT.. Academy of Management Proceedings. 2006(1), HH1-HH6.
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  • Devers, C. E., Dewett, T., & Belsito, C. A. (2005). FALLING OUT OF FAVOR: ILLEGITIMACY, SOCIAL CONTROL, AND THE PROCESS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STIGMATIZATION.. Academy of Management Proceedings. 2005(1), D1-D5.
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Repository Documents / Preprints1
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Email
cdevers@tamu.edu
First Name
Cynthia
Last Name
Devers
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Management; 4221 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4221
USA