Chris Myers

Christopher G. Myers, PhD

Assistant Professor
DisciplineManagement & Organization
Areas of InterestOrganizational Behavior, Learning & Knowledge Management, Healthcare Organizations, Leadership Development

Christopher G. Myers, PhD (Management & Organizations, University of Michigan) is an Assistant Professor and Academic Director of Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, with joint faculty appointments in the School of Medicine and Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality. His research explores questions of learning, development, and innovation in organizations, as well as how people learn vicariously from others’ knowledge and experience at work, and he focuses in particular on learning in health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive industries. Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, he was an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Harvard Business School.

Education

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

Research

    Selected publications

    Teaching

    Current
    • Management and Organizational Behavior
    • Leadership Development Expedition: Belize and Norway

    Honors and distinctions

    • Research Advisory Board Member, Center for Positive Organizations, 2019 – Present
    • Elected Representative-at-Large, Academy of Management MOC Division, 2018 – Present
    • Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 2017 – Present
    • Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence (Johns Hopkins Carey Business School), 2017, 2018, 2019
    • 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

    Business

    Professor Myers engages regularly with business leaders and executives from a variety of organizations through his teaching in the Carey Business School’s Executive Education programs, as well as through various public lectures, invited presentations, and consulting engagements. He also writes regularly for the Harvard Business Review on topics related to leadership, learning, and healthcare management, with selected articles including:

    Policy

    Professor Myers conducts research at the intersection of organizational leadership and healthcare, with important implications for the development of health policy and management practices within healthcare organizations. His work in this area has resulted in several perspective articles and invited commentaries in leading healthcare journals, including: