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Professor of Management Science and Engineering

Pamela Hinds

Faculty Affiliate
King Center on Global Development

Management Science and Engineering

Pamela J. Hinds is professor and co-director of the Center on Work, Technology, and Organization in the department of management science and engineering at Stanford University. She studies the effect of technology on teams and collaboration, and has conducted extensive research on the dynamics of cross-boundary work teams, particularly those spanning national borders. She has published extensively on the relationship between national culture and work practices and also has a body of research on human-robot interaction in the work environment. 

Most recently, Hinds has studied the changing nature of work in the face of emerging technologies, including the nature of coordination in open innovation, changes in work and organizing resulting from 3D-printing, and the work of data analysts. Her research has appeared in journals such as Organization Science, Research in Organizational Behavior, Human-Computer Interaction, and Journal of Applied Psychology. Hinds is a senior editor of Organization Science and a co-editor of the book Distributed Work (MIT Press). She holds a PhD in organizational science and management from Carnegie Mellon University.