Faculty – Harlow Cohen

HarlowCohen - Professor, Organizational Behavior
Faculty Director, MPOD Program
Professor, Organizational Behavior

Peter B. Lewis Building 439
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

Harlow Cohen is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and is the Faculty Director for the Master of Science Program in Positive Organization Development & Change. He has been an adjunct faculty member and guest lecturer for the Masters Program in Organization Development for ten years prior to joining the university full time. He was nominated twice for the Weatherhead School of Management Teaching Excellence award. Cohen has also been a faculty coach for the MBA Action Learning Program, and is a certified coach in developing leadership through emotional intelligence. Cohen received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University, and a Master of Science degree in Organization Development & Analysis also from CWRU.

PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1986
MS, Case Western Reserve University, 1979

Initially Appointed: 2005

Interests and Courses


Strategic decision making simulations
An Integrated Theory of Implementation
Converting inert knowledge into positive outcomes


Strategic thinking
Effective implementation tactics
Consulting methods
Organization design

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