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 fire-fighting, high tech entrepreneurship and military operations, she focuses on practices that facilitate awareness and interpretation of unfolding events and the capacity for flexible 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
Managing Organizations and People
Barton, M., Human Relations, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, Academic. ( - 2012).
Barton, M., Academy of Management MOC Division Papers, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International. ( - 2012).
Barton, M., Administrative Science Quarterly, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International, Academic. ( - 2011).
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"