Karen MacMillan

Professor
Expertise: Organizational Behavior

Karen  MacMillan

Dr. Karen MacMillan is an Assistant Professor in Organizational Behaviour at the Ivey Business School. She earned her M.A.Sc. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo after which she entered industry for more than a dozen years, rising to senior management and consultancy roles. In order to further delve into the field of management, she then completed a Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviour at the Ivey Business School.

Dr. MacMillan teaches courses in Organizational Behaviour in Ivey’s MBA, Executive Development, and HBA programs. She has a passion for developing course materials that both engage students and promote learning. A half-dozen of her cases have reached best-seller status, adopted by thousands upon thousands of students around the world. In a nod to her teaching prowess, she has presented on her pedagogical innovations at a number of major conferences.

Her primary research interests are in the areas of leadership, employee voice, and diversity. Her work has been published in Human Relations, the Journal of Management Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice; California Management Review; and the Ivey Business Journal.

 

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