Karen Golden-Biddle is Questrom Professor in Management and Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. She received her BA degree from Denison University and MBA and PhD degrees from Case Western Reserve University.
Working in the areas of organizational change and qualitative methods, especially theorizing, Karen has published two books and is the author of more than fifty articles and book chapters in management journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and Organization Science. Recognition for Karen's scholarship includes the 2013 Douglas McGregor Award (Journal of Applied Behavioral Science) for her research on organizational change, and the Academy of Management’s Robert McDonald Award for the Advancement of Organizational Research Methodology. Her co-authored book,Composing Qualitative Research, has been used in doctoral programs in top business schools across the world, including Stanford, University of Michigan, Northwestern, Cambridge, INSEAD, and Columbia.
In Fall 2015, Karen was a Core Faculty member in the newly-launched MSMS one-year degree program at Questrom, a program recently cited as one of the most innovative business school ideas in 2015. In addition, Karen teaches courses in organizational/system change and qualitative methods.
In service and leaderrship, Karen just completed(July 1 2015) a 4-year term Senior Associate Dean of Faculty in the Questrom School of Business where she was responsible for curricular development, faculty research and faculty development. Professionally, she is active in the Academy of Management, the preeminent association for management and organization scholars, approaching 20,000 members.
Ph D, Case Western Reserve University, Managerial and Policy Studies, 1988.
MBA, Case Western Reserve University, Managerial and Policy Studies, 1981.
BA, Denison University, Modern Languages, 1976.
Douglas McGregor Best Paper Award, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Research. (June 27, 2013).