Chris Myers

Christopher G. Myers, PhD

Associate Professor
Academic AreaManagement & Organization
Academic AreaHealth
Areas of InterestOrganizational Behavior, Learning & Knowledge Management, Healthcare Organizations, Leadership Development

Christopher G. Myers, PhD (Management & Organizations, University of Michigan) is an Associate Professor and the founding Faculty Director of the Center for Innovative Leadership at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and holds a joint faculty appointment in the School of Medicine (Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine). His research explores questions of learning, leadership development, and innovation in organizations, specifically examining how people learn vicariously from others’ knowledge and experience at work. He focuses in particular on studying health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive work settings. Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, he was an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Harvard Business School. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGMyers


  • Ph. D, Business Administration (Management & Organizations), University of Michigan
  • BS, Business Administration, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


Selected publications


MBA Courses

  • Behavioral Science: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership Development Expedition: Belize and Norway

Executive Education

  • Foundations of Leadership & Management
  • The Academy for Health Care Leadership & Management 

Honors and distinctions

  • Editorial Board Member: Academy of Management Discoveries, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Group & Organization Management, and Journal of Service Management (Expert Research Panel on Health Service)
  • Research Advisory Board Member, Center for Positive Organizations, 2019 – Present
  • Elected Representative-at-Large, Academy of Management MOC Division, 2018 – Present
  • Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence (Johns Hopkins Carey Business School), 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Alumni Graduation Speaker (UM Ross School of Business PhD Celebration), 2018
  • Visiting Education Overseas Expert (National Healthcare Group, Singapore), 2017
  • Best Dissertation-based Paper Award (Academy of Management MOC Division), 2016
  • Making Connections Award (Academy of Management OB Division), 2011
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society (Alpha of North Carolina Chapter)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society (Alpha of North Carolina Chapter)

Impact and engagement


Selected Articles for Practicing Leaders


COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Organizations & Policymakers:

Selected Perspectives and Commentaries on Healthcare:

In the media