Paul M. Hirsch is the James L. Allen Professor of Strategy & Organization at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He a Fellow of the Academy of Management, has served as President of the Western Academy of Management and received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Academy of Management’s Organization and Management Theory Division.
Professor Hirsch has written extensively about careers and organizational change. He was among the first to anticipate and write on widespread changes in the employment relationship stemming from corporate mergers and continuing on through the present. Hirsch's recent work has also focused on policy and ethical issues raised by the mortgage meltdown and recent corporate scandals. He has published articles about it and co-edited Markets on Trial, a volume of original essays exploring the meltdown's origins and consequences.
At Kellogg, Hirsch has taught the Organizational Change class in the Executive MBA programs in Evanston, Hong Kong and Germany. He has consulted for major companies, startups, and taught in executive programs at the University of Arizona, Universities in China, and Singapore's National Productivity Board. Hirsch has also written extensively about culture and communication, and helped direct Kellogg's Media Management Program.
At Northwestern University, Professor Hirsch is also a member of the Sociology and Communication Studies Departments. He received his Ph.D from the University of Michigan, and has held appointments at Indiana University, University of Chicago, the U.S. Business School in Prague, and Northwestern University. He also has held visiting positions at the Stanford University and the University of Arizona.
Areas of Expertise
Mergers and Acquisitions
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