Karen Golden-Biddle Boston University, USAKaren Golden-Biddle is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar at Boston University School of Management. She currently serves as Senior Associate Dean, with responsibility for faculty, research and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In her research, Karen studies organizational and system change, and has published more than 50 articles and two books: Composing Qualitative Research (Golden-Biddle and Locke, 2007) and Using a Positive Lens to Explore Social Change and Organizations (Golden-Biddle and Dutton, 2012). Her most recent article (2013), "How to change your organization without blowing it up," is published in Sloan Management Review.
Karen is the recipient of a number of teaching awards and was the 2003 recipient of the Robert McDonald Award for the Advancement of Research Methodology from the Academy of Management. She received her BA degree from Denison University and MBA and PhD degrees from Case Western Reserve University. Karen studies organizational and system transformation, and is especially interested in highly professionalized settings such as healthcare and universities with socially significant missions.