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Carolyn Goerner

Contact Information

(812) 856-0322
goerner [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

  • Clinical Professor of Management


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, Ohio State University
  • MA, Indiana University
  • BA, Kean University

Professional Experience

  • 5 years with Arthur Andersen in Los Angeles and San Francisco offices, Human Resources Consulting
  • 4 years with regional firm in Long Beach, CA, Human Resources Consulting
  • 1 year as sole practitioner, Human Resources Consulting

Professional Interests

Organizational Behavior, Organizational Design, Diversity

Personal Interests

College football and professional hockey, reading, wine tasting

Current Projects

  • Faculty Member, LGBT Student Services Office Advisory Board
  • Director, Kelley Women in Business Initiative
  • Faculty Director, Kelley Young Women's Institute
  • Director, Kelley Executive Partners

Selected Publications

  • Dineen, B. R., R. A. Noe, J. D. Shaw, M. K. Duffy, and C. Wiethoff (2007), "Level and dispersion of satisfaction in teams: Using foci and social context to explain the satisfaction-absenteeism relationship," Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 50, pp. 623-643.

  • Wiethoff, C. (2004), "Motivation to learn and diversity training: Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior," Human Resource Development Quarterly, Vol. 15, pp. 263-278.

  • Alge, B. A., C. Wiethoff, and H. J. Klein (2003), "When does the medium matter? Knowledge-building experiences and opportunities in decision-making teams," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 91, pp. 26-37.