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Miguel Quinones

Miguel Quiñones


Department Chair
O. Paul Corley Distinguished Chair in Organizational Behavior

PhD, Michigan State University
MA, Michigan State University
BS, Texas A&M University

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Dr. Miguel (Mickey) Quiñones is an internationally recognized expert and well-published author in the areas of individual and organizational development as well as the strategic management of human capital.  Prior to joining the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business, Dr. Quiñones served on the faculties of the University of Arizona and Rice University.  He also served as a U.S. Fulbright scholar and visiting professor at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica in Santiago, Chile, and was a visiting professor at Singapore Management University, as well as the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

At Cox, Quiñones leads the SMU Cox CEO Sentiment Survey that tracks the state of the Dallas/Fort Worth Area business community through the perspective of local business leaders.  He also serves as the academic director of the Latino Leadership Initiative, a partnership between SMU Cox and a number of Fortune 1000 companies whose goal is to identify and develop the next generation of Latino/a leaders.  In addition, Quiñones works with a number of organizations to design and deliver leadership programs to address critical business issues.

Dr. Quiñones is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  He is associate editor of Management Research, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Management, and is secretary of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management.  He has received numerous teaching awards including the "George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching" at Rice University and the "MBA Outstanding Teaching Award" at SMU Cox.  In 2014, he was named an Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, the highest recognition given at SMU for teaching effectiveness.


Leadership Effectiveness
Organizational Change
Human Capital Development
Diversity and Inclusion

Recent publications

Working Paper

Quiñones, M.A., Engelmeier, S., & Vernstrom, T. The Impact of Inclusion on Engagement and Turnover: The Moderating Role of Frequency, Importance and Cultural Communality. Paper to be presented at the conference of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management in Santiago, Chile. December 2015.

Published Journal Articles

Slaughter, J., Kausel, E. & Quiñones, M.A. (2011). The decoy effect as a covert influence tactic. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 24, 249-266.

Johnson, S. K., Holladay, C. H., & Quiñones, M. A. (2009). Organizational citizenship behavior in performance evaluations: Distributive justice or injustice? Journal of Business and Psychology, 24, 409-418.

Holladay, C.L. & Quiñones, M.A. (2008). The influence of training focus and trainer characteristics on diversity training effectiveness. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 7, 343-354.

Quiñones, M.A. & Ey, P.E. (2007). Diversity as a strategy for avoiding strategic persistence. Business Journal of Hispanic Research, 2, 20-27.

Shapiro, J.L., King, E., & Quiñones, M.A. (2007). Expectations of obese trainees: How stigmatized trainee characteristics influence training effectiveness. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 239-249.

Holladay, C.L. & Quiñones, M.A. (2005). Reactions to diversity training: An international comparison. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 4, 529-545.

Other Publications

Quiñones, M.A. & Rasberry, R.W. (2014). Gaining momentum: Results of the 2014 SMU Cox CEO Sentiment Survey. DCEO, November/December.

Quiñones, M.A. & Rasberry, R.W. (2013). There is no place like home: Results of the 2013 SMU Cox CEO Sentiment Survey. DCEO, November/December.

Quiñones, M.A. (2010). Getting more Hispanics to the top. Forbes. August 23. http://www.forbes.com/2010/08/23/hispanic-cox-school-leadership-citizenship-training.html


Organizational Behavior
Leading Organizational Change
Strategic Management of Human Capital