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Indiana University Bloomington



Fortune Small Business magazine listed Kelley’s MBA and undergraduate programs in entrepreneurship No. 1 among all public universities in the nation in 2009.

Janet Hillier

Contact Information

(812) 855-7118
jhillier [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, Indiana University, 1990
  • MBA, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1983
  • MS Counseling, Purdue University
  • BA Sociology, DePauw University

Professional Experience

  • Slalom Consulting, 2008
  • Director, Leadership and Organization Development, Medstar, Franklin Square Medical Center, Baltimore MD 2006-2008
  • VP Organization Development & Human Resources, Peacehealth, St John Medical Center, Longview WA 2000-2003
  • Hamilton Hillier, 1995-2000, 2003-2006
  • Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University Babcock Graduate School of Management, Winston Salem, NC , 1993-1995
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA, 1991-1993
  • McKinsey & Company, 1986-1991

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Roethlisberger Award for the best paper in the 2013 Journal of Management Education to recognize research excellence in management education.
  • Nominated for Kelley School Innovation Award, 2012

Professional Interests

Organization learning, team development, change management, organization design, leadership development, strategic management

Current Projects

  • Service: Faculty Advisor for 180 Degrees Consulting, a select group of highly motivated undergraduate students who provide pro bono consulting services to non-profits in the Bloomington area.
  • Consulting with Indiana Court of Appeals
  • Consulting with Indiana Tax Court

Selected Publications

  • Janet Hillier & Linda Dunn-Jensen (2013)  “Groups Meet . . . Teams Improve: Building Teams That Learn.”  Journal of Management Education, October, 37:704-733. Best Paper Award.