Elizabeth Karam is an assistant professor in the Area of Management in the Rawls College of Business. Her research focuses primarily on how leaders affect team and organizational outcomes. Specifically, she examines:
Her research has been published in the Journal of Management and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and she is a regular presenter at the Academy of Management annual meeting.
Karam will be teaching human resource management and leadership and ethics in the Masters of Business Administration program.
Prior to earning her Ph.D., Karam worked in human resource management in a professional services firm and for a Fortune 500 company. She has consulted on projects related to leadership development, leadership coaching and organizational culture throughout her doctoral studies. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Michigan State University.