PhD Student | Management and Human Resources
5266 Grainger Hall


Andy El-Zayaty is a doctoral candidate in the Wisconsin School of Business. Prior to entering the PhD program, he spent several years working in Mergers, Acquisitions, and International Taxation at Deloitte & Touche. His research interests include strategic human capital, entrepreneurship, and firms' innovation strategies.


Selected Published Journal Articles

Coff, R. & El-Zayaty, A. & Ganco, M. & Mawdsley, J. (2020). Firm-specific Human Capital at the Crossroads: A Conversation on Current Issues and Future Directions Advances in Strategic Management

El-Zayaty, A. & Coff, R. (2017). Appropriation of Value from Competitive Advantages Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management

Selected Submitted Journal Articles

El-Zayaty, A. & Ganco, M. & Coff, R. (2021). Unpacking the Impacts of Human Capital Aggregation


GLEN 2019 (2019) Rhetorical Skills and Venture Capital Investment: A Human Capital Complementarity Approach

Academy of Management 2018 (2018) Human Capital Emergence, Path Dependency and Value Destruction

Academy of Management 2017 (2017) Competitive Strength and Patenting Strategies.