Kris Byron

Kris Byron is associate professor at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. She has published in leading management and psychology journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management Review, Psychological Bulletin, and the Journal of Management. Her current research interests include creativity, emotion, stress, and diversity. Kris currently serves as associate editor of the Academy of Management Review, the field’s top-ranked academic publication. Her research has been featured in BusinessWeek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other newspapers and magazines in the United States and abroad.

Latest Articles by kris byron

  1. gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

    27 May, 2016

    Why gender diversity pays

    Female board members make companies more profitable, though this is not always reflected in market valuations or research. Kris Byron and Corinne Post investigate why.

  1. gender diversity, gender quotas, gender equality

    29 September, 2017

    Female directors positively influence firms’ corporate social performance

    To enhance the benefits of diversity for corporate social performance, efforts should be directed at holding boards more accountable to diverse stakeholders and improving the status of women, says Kris Byron