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Indiana University Bloomington

Operations & Decision Technologies

ODT Widget Faculty

"The faculty at Kelley are amazing to work with. The Academy students are really engaged and are very impressive."
Casey Wayson,
Recruiter, Eaton Corp.

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.