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Carolyn Goerner - Indiana University, Kelley School of Business. Bloomington, IN, US

Carolyn Goerner Carolyn Goerner

Aldi, Inc. Distinguished I-Core Clinical Professor | Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Bloomington, IN, UNITED STATES

Carolyn is an expert in negotiation and gender/generational diversity in organizations.





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One-Minute Mentor: Carolyn Goerner




Carolyn Goerner is Aldi, Inc. Distinguished I-Core Clinical Professor in Kelley's Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at IU-Bloomington. Since joining the faculty in 2000, she has specialized in teaching live and online courses in Negotiation, Leadership, Diversity/Inclusion, and Human Resource Management. Her research on gender and generational differences at work has been published in leading journals.

Industry Expertise (1)


Areas of Expertise (5)

Women in Leadership





Education (3)

Ohio State University: Ph.D.

Indiana University: M.A.

Kean University: B.A.

Media Appearances (3)

Take inventory of the year’s accomplishments from a new perspective

USA Today  online


“I measure my success by the number of good ideas that I’m able to implement,” says Carolyn Goerner, a professor at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and co-director of the Kelley Women’s Initiative. “In the past year, I’ve introduced three new ideas into my MBA class, changed the way I organize my grocery shopping, taught my dog a new trick, come up with a new way to cut pineapple and found a way to use a phone app to organize our wine collection”...

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Leadership program celebrates 25 years of impact

Daily Journal  


Carolyn Goerner, a 2014 graduate of the program, enrolled in Leadership Johnson County shortly after moving to the county. She envisioned it as a way to both better understand her new home and learn about the issues, people and places that were impacting it...

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Women underrepresented on corporate ladder

IndyStar  online


“Part of it is a pipeline issue,” said Carolyn Goerner, a clinical professor of management and director of the Kelley Women in Business Initiative in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. “I don’t think we’ve been paying attention to women’s leadership development. We need to grow the pipeline”...

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