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: June 20, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Nicole Connolly (Head of ESG Investing, Fidelity Investments) and Anne Tucker (Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law) on the Thursday, June 20, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Dollars and Change: June 13, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Jonathan Lovitz (Senior Vice President, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce) on the Thursday, June 13, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019

Dollars and Change: May 30, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Todd Hedtke (Chief Investment Officer, Allianz Investment Management LLC) on the Thursday, May 30, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Dollars and Change: April 25, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Eileen Fagan (Head of Corporate Responsibility, Intuit) on the Thursday, April 25, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019

Dollars and Change: April 11, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Brian Linton (Founder & CEO, United By Blue) and Sam Polk (Co-Founder, CEO, Everytable) on the Thursday, April 11, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Dollars and Change: April 4, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Katherine Klein, and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Yennie Solheim Fuller (Civic and Social Impact Manager, Niantic) on the Thursday, April 4, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Dollars and Change: March 21, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt and Katherine Klein are joined by Tayyib Smith (Principal, SmithnRoller & Little Giant Creative), Emily Barman (Professor of Sociology, Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Boston University), Kathryn Kaufman (Managing Director, Global Women’s Issues, Overseas Private Investment Corporation), and Miriam Altman (Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer, Kinvolved) on the Thursday, March 21, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: January 29, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by William Resh (Associate Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California), Paul C. Light (Professor of Public Service, New York University), Timothy Hubbard (Assistant Professor of Management, University of Notre Dame), Anne Greenhalgh, Janice Madden (Professor of Regional Science and Sociology, The University of Pennsylvania), David Reibstein (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School), and Katherine Klein (Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, January 29, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Knowledge@Wharton: November 6, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Stephen Byars (Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication, USC Marshall School of Business), John Hennessy (Chairman, Alphabet), Christine Porath (Associate Professor of Management, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business), Richard Dasher (Director of Stanford University’s U.S. – Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University), Nancy Rothbard (Professor of Management, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania), Marshall Meyer (Emeritus Professor of Management, The Wharton School), and Katherine Klein (Edward H. Bowman Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, November 6, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, November 6, 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

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