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Cara Maurer

Assistant Professor, General Management & Strategy

Contact Information


  • Organizational Learning from Diversity
  • Strategic Renewal

Research Publications

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Dr. Cara Maurer is an assistant professor of General Management at Ivey. She earned her PhD in strategy from Western University.

Her research focuses on strategic renewal and organizational learning, particularly in demographically diverse organizations. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and Human Resource Management Journal, and cited in the popular press including The National Post and the Globe and Mail. Her work on learning from organizational diversity is funded through a research grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. In 2014, she received the HBA 1 David G. Burgoyne Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Development.


  • Strategic Analysis & Action
  • Leading Change

Programs Taught

  • HBA
  • Executive Education


  • HBA
  • MBA
  • PhD, Western University (Ivey)

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Maurer, C. C.; Qureshi, I., (Forthcoming), "Not just good for her: A temporal analysis of the dynamic relationship between representation of women and collective employee turnover", Organization Studies.
  • Konrad, A. M.; Yang, Y.; Maurer, C. C., 2016, "Antecedents and Outcomes of Diversity and Equality Management Systems: An Integrated Institutional Agency and Strategic Human Resource Management Approach", Human Resource Management, January 55(1): 83 - 107.
  • Crossan, M. M.; Maurer, C. C.; White, R. E., 2011, "Reflections on the 2009 AMR Decade Award: Do We Have a Theory of Organizational Learning?", Academy of Management Review, July 36(3): 446 - 460.
  • Maurer, C. C.; Bansal, P.; Crossan, M. M., 2011, "Creating Economic Value Through Social Values: Introducing A Culturally Informed Resource-Based View", Organization Science, March 22(2): 432 - 448.

For more publications please see our Research Database


  • Cara Maurer has previously worked in sales and strategic consulting.