Douglas Hall

Professor Emeritus Organizational Behavior
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

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    Education
  • PhD, M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, 1966
  • SM, M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, 1964
  • BS, Yale University School of Engineering, 1962
    Publications
  • Chandler, D., Hall, D. (In Press). "Career Cycles and Mentoring, in B. R. Ragins & K. E. Kram (Eds.), Handbook of Mentoring", Sage
  • Hall, D., Briscoe, J. (In Press). "Protean and Boundaryless Career Attitudes: An Empirical Exploration", Journal of Vocational Behavior
  • Karaevli, A., Hall, D. (In Press). "How Career Variety Promotes the Adaptability of Managers: A Theoretical Model.", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69 (3), 359-373
  • Hall, D., Kim, N. (In Press). "The changing notion of retirement. In M. Wang (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Retirement,", Oxford University Press 102-116
  • Hall, D., Mirvis, P. (In Press). "Redefining Work, Work Identity, and Career Success", D. Blustein (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook on the Psychology of Working
  • Kossek, E., Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, A., Lee, M., Pichler, S., Hall, D. (2016). "Line Managers’ Rationales for Professionals’ Reduced-Load Work in Embracing and Ambivalent Organizations", Human Resource Management, 55 (1), 143-171
  • Waters, L., Hall, D., Wang, L., Briscoe, J. (2015). Protean career orientation: a review of existing and emerging research. In R J. Burke, C. L. Cooper & K. M. Page (Eds.), "Flourishing in Life, Work, and Careers", Edward Elgar Publishing 235-260
  • Lawrence, B., Hall, D., Arthur, M. (2015). "Sustainable careers then and now", Edward Elgar Publishing 432-449
  • Waters, L., Briscoe, J., Hall, D. (2014). "Using protean career attitude to facilitate a positive approach to unemployment. In M. Cozee (Ed.), Perspectives on psycho-social career meta-capacities: Dynamics of contemporary career development", Springer 19-33
  • Parker, P., Kram, K., Hall, D. (2014). "Peer Coaching: an untapped resource for development", Organizational Dynamics, 43 (2), 122-129
  • Waters, L., Briscoe, J., Hall, D., Wang, L. (2014). "Protean career attitudes during unemployment and reemployment: A longitudinal perspective", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 84 (3), 405-419
  • Wang, L., Hall, D., Waters, L. (2014). "Finding Meaning during the Retirement Process: Identity Development in Later Career Years. New York: Oxford Handbook of Psychology Online. Online Publication Date: Oct 2014.", Oxford University Press Online ( DOI: 10.1093/oxford)
  • Shen, Y., Demel, B., Unite, J., Briscoe, J., Hall, D., Others, E. (2014). "Career success across 11 countries: Implications for international human resource management", The International Journal of Human Resource Management (October)
  • Hall, D., Yip, K. (2014). Career Cultures and Climates in Organizations."The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture", Oxford University Press 215-234
  • Hall, D., Feldman, E., Kim, N. (2013). "Meaningful work and the protean career. Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace.", American Psychological Association
  • Parker, P., Kram, K., Hall, D. (2013). "Exploring risk factors in peer coaching: A multi-level approach", Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 49 (3), 361-387
  • Feldman, E., Hall, D. (2013). "Work-family research and practice: What if the whole person mattered? In S. A. Y. Poelmans, J. H. Greenhaus, & M. Las Heras Maestro (Eds.), Expanding the boundaries of work-family research: A vision for the future.", Palgrave Macmillan 91-106
  • Grote, G., Hall, D. (2013). "Reference groups: A missing link in career studies", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 83 265-279
  • Zhu, G., Wolff, S., Hall, D., Gutierrez, B., Kram, K. (2013). "Too much or too little? A study of the impact of career complexity on executive adaptability", Career Development International, 18 (5), 457-483
  • Hall, D., Kossek, E., Briscoe, J., Pichler, S., Lee, M. (2013). "Nonwork orientations relative to career: A multidimensional measure", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 83 (3), 539-550
  • Hall, D., Mirvis, P. (2013). Redefining work, work identity, and career success. In David L. Blustein (Eds.), "The Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Working", Oxford University Press 203-217
  • Hall, D. (2013). "Career Management & Work-Life Integration: Using Self-Assessment to Navigate Contemporary Careers (Chinese Edition)", China Machine Press
  • Hall, D., Las Heras, M. (2012). ""Personal Growth through Career Work: A Positive Approach to Careers" The Oxford Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship", Oxford University Press 507-518
  • Kopelman, S., Feldman, E., McDaniel, D., Hall, D. (2012). "Mindfully negotiating a career with a heart", Organizational Dynamics, 41 (2), 163-171
  • Hall, D., Lee, M., Kossek, E., Las Heras, M. (2012). "Pursuing Career Success while Sustaining Personal and Family Well Being: A Study of Reduced-Load Professionals over Time", Journal of Social Issues
  • Hall, D., Lee, M., Kossek, E., Las Heras, M. (2012). "Pursuing career success while sustaining personal and family well-being: A study of reduced-load professionals over time.", Journal of Social Issues, 68 (4), 742-766
  • Briscoe, J., Hall, D., Mayrhofer, W. (2011). "Careers Around the World: Individual and Contextual Perspectives", Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group) 379
  • Lee, M., Kossek, E., Hall, D., Litrico, J. (2011). "Entangled strands: A process perspective on the evolution of careers in the context of personal, family, work, and community life.", Human Relations, 64 (12), 1531-1553
  • Chandler, D., Hall, D., Kram, K. (2010). "A developmental network and relational savvy approach to talent development: A low-cost alternative", Organizational Dynamics, 39 (1), 48-56
  • Hall, D., Las Heras, M. (2010). "Reintegrating job design and career theory: Creating not just good jobs but smart jobs.", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31 (2 or 3), 448-462
  • Hall, D., Chandler, D., Kram, K. (2010). "A Developmental Network & Relational Savvy Approach to Talent Development: A Low-Cost Alternative.", Organizational Dynamics, 39 (1), 48-58
  • Hall, D., Zikic, J. (2010). "Toward a more complex view of career exploration.", Career Development Quarterly, 58 (2), 181-191
  • Bunker, K., Hall, D., Kram, K. (2010). "Extraordinary Leadership: Addressing The Gaps in Senior Executive Development", Wiley/Jossey Bass
  • Bunker, K., Hall, D., Kram, K. (2010). "Extraordinary Leadership: Addressing the Gaps in Senior Executive Development", Jossey-Bass
  • Hall, D., Kram, K., Chandler, D. (2009). "How to be a smart protege", Sloan Management Review, 2009 (August)
  • Hall, D., Las Heras, M. (2009). ""Long live the organizational career" Vocational Psychological and Organisational Perspectives on Career: Towards a Multidisciplinary Dialogue", Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 3 181-196
  • , Chudzikowski, K., Demel, B., Mayrhofer, W., Briscoe, J., Unite, J., Hall, D., Milikic, B., Las Heras, M., Shen, Y., Zikic, J., Zikic, J. (2009). "Career transitions and their causes: A country-comparative perspective.", Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 82 (4), 825-849
  • Yan, S., Hall, D. (2009). "When expatriates explore other options: Retaining talent through greater job embeddedness and repatriation adjustment", Human Resource Management, 48 (5), 793-816
  • Kram, K., Hall, D., Chandler, D. (2009). "A Developmental Network & Relational Savvy Approach to Talent Development: A Low-Cost Alternative", Organizational Dynamics, 39 (1), 48-56
  • Kram, K., Parker, P., Hall, D. (2008). ""Peer Coaching and Accelerated Career Development"", Academy of Management Learning and Education, 7 (4), 487-503
  • Hall, D. (2008). "“Reflections on calling and careers in community psychology.”", Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 35 (1), 107-112
  • Hall, D., O'Connell, D., McNeely, E. (2008). "Unpacking personal adaptability at work", Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies , 14 (3), 248-259
  • Hall, D., McArdle, S., Waters, L., Briscoe, J. (2007). "S. McArdle, L. Waters, J. P. Briscoe, and D. T. Hall (2007). Employability during Unemployment: Adaptability, career identity and human and social capital Corresponding. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 71, 247-264.", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 71 (2), 247-264
  • Lips-Wiersma, M., Hall, D. (2007). "Organizational career development is not dead: a case study on managing the new career during organizational change.", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 28 771-792
  • Hall, D., Barnett, R. (2007). "The silver lining in shift work: Can your organization take advantage of it?", Organizational Dynamics, 36 (4), 404-417
  • Hall, D., Las Heras, M. (2007). "Integration of career and life. In D. Bilimoria & S. K. Piderit (Eds.), Handbook on Women in Business and Management.", Edward Elgar 178-205
  • Harrington, B., Hall, D. (2007). "Career Management & Work-Life Integration: Using Self-Assessment to Navigate Contemporary Careers", Sage 234
  • Hall, D., Karaevli, A. (2007). "The Role of Strategic Career Development in Achieving Organization Effectiveness: A Multilevel Model. In T. Cummings (Ed.), The Handbook of Organization Development.", Sage. (First), 367-383
  • Hall, D., Moore, C., Gunz, H. (2007). "Tracing the historical roots of career theory in management and organization studies. In H. Gunz & M. Peiperl (Eds.), Handbook of Career Studies, Thousand Oaks, CA:", Sage (First), 13-38
  • Hall, D., Backman, P., Crary, M., Nevis, E., Nevis, S., Wheeler, J. (2006). "Making life and career choices in the third phase of life", Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 21 (1), 66-75
  • Briscoe, J., Hall, D. (2006). "Special section on boundaryless and protean careers: Next steps in conceptualizing and measuring boundaryless and protean careers", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69 (1), 1-3
  • Briscoe, J., Hall, D. (2006). "The interplay of boundaryless and protean careers: Combinations and implications", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69 (1), 4-18
  • Hall, D., Chandler, D. (2005). "Psychological Success: When the career is a calling", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26 155-176
  • Hall, D., Chandler, D. (2005). "Psychological success: When the career is a calling", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26 155-176
  • Hall, D. (2004). "The protean career: A quarter-century journey", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 65 (1), 1-13
  • Hollenbeck, G., Hall, D. (2004). "Self-confidence and Leader Performance", Organizational Dynamics, 33 (3), 254-269
  • Yan, A., Zhu, G., Hall, D. (2002). "International assignments for building agency relationships and psychological contracts", Academy of Management Review, 27 (3), 373-391
  • Yan, A., Zhu, G., Hall, D. (2002). "International assignments for career building: Agency relationships and psychological contracts", Academy of Management Review, 27 (3), 373-391
  • Hall, D., Zhu, G., Yan, A. (2001). "Developing global leaders: To hold on to them, let them go!", Advances in Global Leadership, 2 327-349
  • Hall, D., Mirvis, P. (1996). "Psychological success and the boundaryless career. In M. B. Arthur and D. M. Rousseau (Eds.), The Boundaryless Career: A New Employment Principle for a New Organizational Era", Oxford 237-255
  • Gordon, F., Hall, D. (1974). "Self Image and Stereotypes of Femininity: Their Relationships to Women's", Journal of Applied Psychology, 59 241-243
  • Hall, D. (1972). "A Model of Coping with Role Conflict: The Role Behavior of College-Educated Women", Administrative Science Quarterly, 17 471-486
    Research Presentations
  • Zhu, G., Wang, L., Hall, D.Applying Sequence Analysis in Career & HRM Research – Taking it to the Next Level, Vancouver, Canada, 2015
  • Zhu, G., Wang, L., Hall, D.The dual career couple and retirement: Navigating key interfaces in the co-construction of new life structures, IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain, 2015
  • Zhu, G., Wang, L., Hall, D.Too Early or Too Late: A Sequence Analysis of Executive Career Timing, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
  • Hall, D.Discussant for Careers Division Plenary Session, “Work-life integration", Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
  • Hall, D.Discussant for Symposium, “Minding the gap: Aspirations vs. realities.” Jon P. Briscoe, Chair.., Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
  • Hall, D.Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, 2013
  • Hall, D.Academy of Management Symposium, "Self-directed career management: International perspectives", Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, 2012
  • Hall, D.Session Chair for Symposium, "Reference groups: The missing links in careers research", Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, 2012
  • Hall, D.Careers and work-family integration, Department of Management, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Boston, 2012
  • Hall, D.Current status of research on careers & the work-family interface, Work-Family Researchers Network, New York City, 2012
  • Hall, D.Protean careers and career success, Department of Management, ETH (Swiss Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland, 2012
  • Shen, Y., Yan, A., Hall, D.Being connected and supported while abroad: The structure of expatriate developmental networks, Renmin University, Beijing, China, 2012
    Conference Activities
  • VI Conference of the International Center on Work & Family (ICWF), IESE Business School, Meeting of the ICWF Advisory Board., Committee Member (2015-2015)
  • Bi-annual International Conference on Work & Family, IESE Business School, Barcelona, Committee Member (2013-2013)
  • Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Academy of Management, Symposium: A wise choice of an identity, Discussant (work of others) (2013-2013)
    Awards and Honors
  • 2013, Broderick Award for Service to SMG, SMG Dean's Office