About

Dr. Kathryn M. BartolDr. Kathryn M. Bartol
Robert H. Smith Professor of Leadership and Innovation
Chair, Management & Organization Department 
Co-Director, CLIC

Kathryn M. Bartol is the Robert H. Smith Professor of Leadership and Innovation and Chair of the Management & Organization department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. She specializes in leadership development and is a certified executive coach. She is past dean of the fellows of the Academy of Management, as well as past president of the Academy of Management. She is also a fellow of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and the American Psychological Society. Bartol regularly publishes in major journals and her research has received more than $1 million in funding support. Her research focuses on developing leader effectiveness, particularly with respect to building networks, fostering knowledge sharing, transfer and creativity, and leading distributed virtual teams. Bartol has received both research and teaching awards, and also consults and conducts research for numerous organizations. Her articles have appeared in such leading journals as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Review, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, MIS Quarterly, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review.

Dr. M. Susan Taylor

Dr. M. Susan Taylor
Smith Chair of Human Resource Management & Organizational Change 
Co-Director, CLIC

Susan Taylor is the Smith Chair of Human Resource Management & Organizational Change in the department of management and organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is also co-director of the Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC). Taylor is a fellow of the Academy of Management and the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a senior editor for the academic journal, Organization Science, and a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation Board of Directors. Her current research examines the nature of change leadership and its effects on employee reactions and team performance, and cross-cultural differences in the nature of the organizational innovation process. Her past research has focused on organizational recruitment, the effects of performance feedback and performance management systems, and the procedural justice of organizations’ HR systems and their impact on the employment relationship. Taylor is a past chair of the human resource division of the National Academy of Management, and has also served on the academy's Board of Governors.

CLIC Advisory Council

CLIC Advisory Council A group of leaders from business, government, and non-profit organizations who advise the Center for Leadership, Innovation, and Change (CLIC) regarding the leadership challenges facing their organizations and how CLIC may help address them.

Leadership Fellows

Joseph Bailey Joseph P. Bailey
Innovation, entrepreneurship, telecommunications, economics, public policy, electronic commerce, supply chain management
Gilad Chen Gilad Chen
Organizational behavior, human resource management, work motivation, adaptation, teams, leadership
Michael Faulkender Michael Faulkender
Corporate finance, capital structure, risk management, corporate liquidity, executive pay structure
Dr. Hui Liao Hui Liao
Human resources, organizational behavior, leadership, service quality, organizational justice, inclusion, industrial-organizational psychology, creativity, cross-cultural management
Neta Moye Neta Moye
Myeong-Gu Seo Myeong-Gu Seo
Emotion in Organization, organizational change, institutional change
Nick Seybert Nick Seybert
Financial accounting, behavioral finance, cognitive dissonance
Oliver Schlake Oliver Schlake
Dr. Cynthia Kay Stevens Cynthia Kay Stevens
Industrial-organizational psychology, executive coaching, change management, negotiating corporate change, managing employee burnout, conflict management, leadership development, team building
Dr. J. Gerald Suarez J. Gerald Suarez
Organizational design, systems thinking, quality management, systems thinking, organizational redesign, social responsibility
Subra Tangirala Subra Tangirala
Employee silence and voice, organizational/team learning, organizational identity and identification 
Dr. Alexander J. Triantis Alexander J. Triantis
Financial strategy, corporate finance, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, executive training, risk management
Vijaya Venkataramani Vijaya Venkataramani
Social influence, creativity, social Networks, organizational fairness, leadership 
Clarence Wesley Clarence Wesley
Innovation management, corporate strategy, new ventures, entrepreneurship, technology, telecommunications, mobile media