Katherine Klein

Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management, The Wharton School
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Professor Katherine Klein is the Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to coming to Wharton, Katherine was on the faculty of the University of Maryland and a visiting professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

An award-winning organizational psychologist, Katherine has conducted extensive field research regarding a range of topics including team leadership, climate, conflict, social networks and effectiveness; organizational change and technology implementation; employee diversity; and employee responses to stock ownership and stock options. She has taught executive education, studied, and consulted with a variety of for-profit and non-profit organizations including Charles Schwab, Rohm and Haas, North American Scientific, Medtronic, The Baltimore Shock Trauma Center, Penn Vet, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Korean Management Association.

Her research has been published in numerous top journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management Journal, and the Academy of Management Review. A former associate editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology, she is currently an associate editor of Administrative Science Quarterly. Katherine is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science.

Katherine’s current research interests include race in organizations; leadership succession and social network change; and Rwanda’s reconciliation and reconstruction following the 1994 genocide.

Past Appearances

Dollars and Change: January 24, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Christina Madden (Director of Engagement, Criterion Institute) and Sara Collins (Vice President, Health Care Coverage and Access, The Commonwealth Fund) on the Thursday, January 24, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Dollars and Change: January 10, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Andrew Behar (CEO, As You Sow) and Miranda Wang (Co-Founder and CEO, BioCellection Inc.) on the Thursday, January 10, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Dollars and Change: December 13, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Brian Hamilton (Founder; Co-Founder, Sageworks, Inmates to Entrepreneurs; Brian Hamilton Foundation), Kathryn Kaufman (Managing Director, Global Women’s Issues, Overseas Private Investment Corporation), Justin George (Washington Correspondent, The Marshall Project), and Dilawar Syed (President & CEO, Lumiata) on the Thursday, December 13, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018

Dollars and Change: November 29, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Anand Giridharadas (Writer and Author of Winners Take All) and John Brennick (Co-Founder of CaringCrowd, J&J Global Public Health, Johnson & Johnson) on the Thursday, November 29, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Dollars and Change: November 8, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Myles Shaver (Professor, University of Minnesota), Lynette Guastaferro (Chief Executive Officer, Teaching Matters), Sonny Kalsi (Co-Founder, GreenOak Real Estate), and Meg Voorhes (Director of Research, US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment) on the Thursday, November 8, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Dollars and Change: November 1, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Sarah Jonese Simmer (Chief Operating Officer, Bumble) and Julia Pimsleur (Founder & Chief Empowerista, Million Dollar Women) on the Thursday, November 1, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Dollars and Change: October 25, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Theresa Duncan (Director of Philanthropic Engagement, Burning Man), Ruchika Singhal (Vice President, Global Health Medtronic Labs, Medtronic), Daniel McCarthy (Assistant Professor of Marketing; Co-founder, Theta Equity Partners, Emory University’s Goizueta Business School), Yana Kakar (Global Managing Partner, Dalberg), Hadiyah Mujhid (Founder and CEO, HBCUvc), William Towns (Executive Director, Benefit Chicago), and Tom Mitchell (Managing Director, Cambridge Associates, LLC) on the Thursday, October 25, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Dollars and Change: October 18, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Steve Grossman (CEO, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City) and Sarah Light (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton) on the Thursday, October 18, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: October 11, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Annalisa Barrett (Clinical Professor of Finance, University of San Diego’s School of Business), Julian Jonker (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, The Wharton School), Dipayan Ghosh (Pozen Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School), Benjamin Keys (Assistant Professor, Department of Real Estate; Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, The Wharton School), Katherine Hempstead (Senior Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), Robert Town Ph.D. (James L. and Nancy Powell Centenial Professor, Department of Economics, University of Texas, Austin), Guy Cecala (CEO, Inside Mortgage Finance), and Katherine Klein (Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, October 11, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Dollars and Change: October 11, 2018

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Timaree Schmit (Sexuality Educator; Writer; Adjunct Professor, Sex with Timaree), Dan Graham (Founder, Notley), Jeffrey Pfeffer (Professor of Organization Behavior; Author of “The Way We Work is Killing Us:, Stanford University), and Surya Kolluri (Managing Director, Policy & Market Planning, Retirement & Personal Wealth Solutions Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch) on the Thursday, October 11, 2018 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

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