Michelle Barton is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Boston University’s School of Management where she teaches executives and MBAs. Her research considers how people and organizations manage uncertain, dynamic events as they are unfolding. Drawing from a variety of empirical settings, including wildland firefighting, high tech entrepreneurship and military operations, she focuses on practices that facilitate productive engagement as situations unfold and that enable resilience, learning and adaptive response. Her work bridges the domains of crisis management, organizational learning and technology innovation.
Ph D, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, Management and Organizations, 2010.
BA, Pomona College, Psychology, 1992.
GSM ES707 F1
Managing Career Growth
GSM OB712 F1
Leading Organizations and People
Barton, M., Academy of Management MOC Division Papers, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International. (2008 - 2013).
Barton, M., Human Relations, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, Academic. (2012 - 2013).
Barton, M., Administrative Science Quarterly, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International, Academic. ( - 2011).
Barton, M., Academy of Management Journal, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, Academic. ( - 2011).
Barton, M., Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers. ( - 2011).
Barton, M., Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers. ( - 2010).
Barton, M., Strategic Management Journal, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers. ( - 2009).
Barton, M., Organization Studies, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers. ( - 2008).
Product Director, eLearning, Harvard Business School Publishing. (2001 - 2004).
responsible for the vision, strategy and management of the Leadership and Management Development product lines, globally
Co-founded and developed the eLearning business at Harvard Business School Publishing.
Broderick Award for Outstanding Teaching, Teaching. (June 30, 2014).
Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management - MOC Division, Research. (August 4, 2012).
Finalist for Outstanding Practitioner-Oriented Publication in OB, Academy of Management, Research. (August 2011).
For the article, "Learning When to Stop Momentum"
This is a 12- month fellowships awarded to the top doctoral candidates in the entire University.
Provided for attendance at the Kauffman Fellowship Seminar in Entrepreneurship (1 week)