Areas of Expertise (10)
Diversity & Inclusion
Organization & Management
Business & Leadership
Top Management Teams
Corinne Post, PhD, the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership, is an expert in workplace diversity with a focus on women on boards, in top management teams, and in leadership roles. Her research addresses diversity as an enabler or impediment to group and organizational performance and career trajectories. Dr. Post has presented her research at academic conferences and professional organizations internationally and earned a grant from the National Science Foundation. Her research has been discussed in places such as the Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. She is also a contributor at Forbes.
Dr. Post earned her BS in Organization Management and a Masters in International Management from HEC, University of Geneva and HEC, University of Lausanne—both in Switzerland—respectively. She received her PhD in Organization Management from Rutgers University. Prior to joining academia, she was an IT analyst and human resource specialist for Accenture.
Rutgers Business School: PhD, Organization Management
H.E.C. (Business School), University of Lausanne, Switzerland: MA, International Management
H.E.C. (Business School), University of Geneva, Switzerland.: BA, Organization Management
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Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership (professional)
Villanova School of Business, Villanova University
Research Grants (1)
"Leveraging Thought Diversity," Decision, Risk, and Management Science Program.
National Science Foundation $265,336
February 2009 – February 2011. Co-PI with Nancy DiTomaso, Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick. Collaborative Proposal Rutgers University – Lehigh University.
Select Academic Articles (1)
What Changes after Women Enter Top Management Teams? A Gender-Based Model of Strategic RenewalAcademy of Management Journal VOL. 65, NO. 1
Corinne Post, Boris Lokshin and Christophe Boone
The question of what changes when women enter upper-echelons teams has long frustrated upper echelons and gender researchers. We build on the dynamic strategic renewal literature, combine it with upper echelons theory insights, and integrate knowledge about female executives’ career strategies to theorize how and when female appointments into top management teams (TMTs) cause firms to change their approach to knowledge-related strategic renewal.