Hatim A. Rahman is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. His research investigates how artificial intelligence, undergirded by algorithms, is impacting the nature of work and employment relationships in organizations and labor markets. His current research uses field data collected through participant observation, interviews, and archival sources to study how sophisticated algorithms are being used by digital platform organizations to disrupt the way people work and are evaluated. His research uses both qualitative field methods and computational social science techniques.
Professor Rahman's research has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Academy of Management Discoveries. This research has received several awards, including from INFORMS, Academy of Management, Psychology of Technology Institute, Industry Studies Association, and ICIS. This research has also received coverage from a variety of news sources including Forbes, Business Insider, Wired, Slate, Kellogg Insights, Stanford News, Work in Progress, and Organizational Musings.
Prior to joining Kellogg, Professor Rahman received his PhD and Masters in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Technology’s role in organizations, digital platforms, employment relationships, and labor markets, especially the impact of algorithms and artificial intelligence. Sociology of work and occupations. Algorithmic management and evaluations.
Aritficial Intelligence and the Future of Work