Samantha Darnell

Samantha Darnell
  • Doctoral Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    2059 SH-DH
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Non-market strategy, corporate political activity, social movements

Overview

Samantha is a 3rd year PhD student in Management.  Her research explores interactions between companies and their social and political stakeholders.  Specifically, she is interested in how companies strategically manage their corporate political activity as well as how social activism affects corporate strategy.

Prior to joining Wharton, Samantha worked as a Management research assistant at The University of Texas at Austin and in supply chain and procurement for The H-E-B Grocery Company.  She attended the Business Honors Program and studied Supply Chain Management and Spanish Literature at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/07/28
Leading Diversity: Why Listening and Learning Come Before Strategy

As part of a new series called “Leading Diversity at Work,” Wharton’s Stephanie Creary and global diversity expert Rohini Anand discuss what it takes to create an inclusive culture.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/07/28
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Taiwan’s government cannot take sole credit for flattening the curve during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. A case study by Wharton’s Steven O. Kimbrough and Christine Chou of National Dong Hwa University explains how citizens banded together to help.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/07/27