Affiliated Research Scientists

Johanna Anzengruber, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Strategy, capability management, organization design, human resource management of R&D, innovation management

George Benson, University of Texas at Arlington
Training and development, human capital management, employee involvement and performance.

Max Blumberg, Founder, Blumberg Partnership
Business performance, analytics, strategy execution, people processes design and sales force effectiveness

Beth G. Chung, San Diego State University
Diversity and inclusion, organizational behavior, leadership and group process, human resource management, and industrial and organizational psychology

Cathleen Clerkin, Center for Creative Leadership
Diversity and inclusion, women’s leadership, mindful leadership, social cognitive neuroscience, innovation

Alan Colquitt, Independent Advisor and Consultant
Global assessments, analytics, performance management and organizational effectiveness

Jennifer Deal, Center for Creative Leadership
Global management issues, cross-generational interaction, global leadership, emerging leaders

Alexis Fink, Facebook
Employee research, research methods, culture and employee value proposition, leadership assessment

Cristina B. Gibson, Pepperdine University
Communication and interaction in teams, social cognition, knowledge management and organizational learning, the impact of culture and gender on work behavior, leadership in multinational firms, international management

Terri Griffith, Santa Clara University
Crossing organizational behavior and design, information technology design and use, and change management from industries ranging from engineering to agribusiness

Nigel Guenole, Institute of Management at Goldsmiths, University of London
Focus on improving organizational effectiveness by integrating behavioral science with machine learning and statistics in the area of people analytics

Philip Mirvis, Private Consultant
Large-scale organizational change, the character of the workforce and workplace, business leadership in society

Jennifer Mueller, University of San Diego
Evaluating creative opportunity and leadership potential, team creativity, emotional cultures that aid innovation, leading change

Margarita Nyfoudi, University of Birmingham
Coaching, individual and team performance, employee engagement and citizenship, workplace learning, team knowledge, information sharing, adverse working conditions, and joy at work

William Pasmore, Columbia University and Center for Creative Leadership

Christine Porath, Georgetown University
Workplace incivility, the effects of bad behavior, how organizations can create a more positive environment

Maritza Salazar, UC Irvine
Organizational theory and behavior, cross-cultural psychology, and human resource management

Shreya Sarkar-Barney, Founder, Human Capital Growth
Leadership assessment, digital leadership, translating business priorities to talent strategies, talent analytics, HR transformation, evidence-based talent management, culture and global issues

Benjamin Schneider, University of Maryland
Organizational climate and culture, employee engagement, staffing, and the role of manager personality in organizational life

Rami Shani, California Polytechnic University and Politecnico di Milano
Organization behavior, development, and change; organizational design and learning; knowledge management; collaborative research methods

Sharna Wiblen, Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong
Talent management, information technology and HR analytics

Affiliated USC Faculty

Ali Abbas, DirectorNeely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making (DECIDE)

Paul AdlerProfessor, Management & Organization
Strategic management, organization design, human resource management of R&D, engineering, manufacturing operations

Arvind BhambriProfessor, Management & Organization
Strategic change, strategy development, implementation

Tom CummingsProfessor, Management & Organization
Employee involvement, organization change and development, self-managing work teams, organization design

Janet FulkProfessor, Communication
Management and communication effectiveness in organizations, interplay of organizational systems and communication technologies

Sharoni Little, Associate Dean and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer & Professor of Clinical Business Communication at USC Marshall School of Business
Organizational leadership, strategic communication, and diversity, equity, and inclusion

Ann MajchrzakProfessor, Information & Operations Management
Design and management of technology change

Peter MongeProfessor, Communication
Global communication, information technology, organizational networks, impact of strategic alliances on work life and productivity

Nandini RajagopalanProfessor, Management & Organization
CEO succession, compensation, top management teams, strategic change and decision making processes, corporate governance in emerging economies

Affiliated Practitioners 

Greg Andriate, Organization Innovation

Beth Gunderson, Minikahda Partners

Soren Kaplan, InnovationPoint
Innovation, organizational culture, disruptive technology and change

Lacey Leone McLaughlin, LLM Consulting Group
Executive Education

Dave Millner, Founder and Consulting Partner, HR Curator Ltd.
Workforce/people analytics, employee engagement, HR & change transformation, organization development, future of work practices, executive coaching and leadership development

Becky Spears, Oracle Corporation

Darryl Stickel, Trust Unlimited

Stu Winby, Spring Network
Strategy innovation, organization design and innovation, healthcare and technology

Ian Ziskin, EXec EXcel Group