Marshall W Meyer

Marshall W Meyer
  • Emeritus Professor of Management
  • Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3031 SH-DH
    3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: management in china, measurement of organizational performance, organizational change, organizational design

Overview

Education

PhD, University of Chicago, 1967; MA, University of Chicago, 1965; AB, Columbia University, 1964

Recent Consulting

Strategies for Chinese firms; design and evaluation of performance measurement systems

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1987-present (named Richard A. Sapp Professor, 2002; Anheuser-Busch Term Professor of Management, 1987-92). University of Pennsylvania: 1988-present (Associate Member, Center for East Asian Studies, 2004-present). Previous appointments: University of California, Riverside; Cornell University; Harvard University. Visiting appointments: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Singapore Management University; Chinese University of Hong Kong; Tsinghua University; Yale University; University of California, Los Angeles; University of California, Irvine

Professional Leadership

Senior Editor, Management and Organization Review; Advisory Editor, Harvard Business Review—China; Board of Scholars, Chief Executive Leadership Institute, Yale University

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership

Board of Directors, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia; Board of Directors, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (US)

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Teaching

All Courses

  • MGMT9330 - Psych & Soc. Found

    This seminar-based course, with active discussion and analysis, is required of all first-year doctoral students in Management and open to other Penn students with instructor permission. The purpose of this course is to examine and understand basics in the theory and empirical research in the field of micro and macro organizational behavior and to build an understanding of people's behavior in organizations and across organizations. The course covers a blend of classic and contemporary literature so that we can appreciate the prevailing theories and findings in various areas of macro and micro-organizational behavior. Half the course covers micro-organizational behavior, focused on topics such as influence/status, virtual teams, job design, organizational culture and socialization, identity in organizations and overall look on where the field of micro-organizational behavior is going. Half the course covers macro-organizational behavior, covering the topics of organizational ecology, institutional theory, organizational status and reputation, impression management, social networks and social movements.

Awards and Honors

  • Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation, 1993-1994

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