Fall 2023 PhD Recruitment Notice | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Fall 2023 PhD Recruitment Notice

Department of Organizational Behavior at Weatherhead School of Management

The Department of Organizational Behavior at Weatherhead School of Management offers a distinctive PhD program to pursue organizational behavior and interdisciplinary research that generates knowledge of enduring consequence through high-quality and rigorous research qualitative, quantitative and phenomenological methods.

Our distinctive approach
We approach the study of organizational behavior from the perspective of human possibility, with a special concern for the dynamics and processes of development and for creating new knowledge of individual, group, organizational, and societal processes of learning, change and transformation.


Illustrative topics
Leadership Development, Coaching, and Emotional Intelligence; Business as an Agent of World Benefit;
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Business and Society; Team Dynamics; Coordination and High-Quality
Relationships; Mindfulness at Work


Applications are open for admission to the PhD in Organizational Behavior program


The Organizational Behavior Department at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for admission to the PhD in Organizational Behavior program. The Organizational Behavior Department comprises faculty whose research interests span the fields of organizational behavior, organizational theory and organizational studies.

Our faculty are thought leaders in areas of contemporary interest. Faculty, doctoral students and doctoral alumni publish field-defining books and in top-tier academic and practitioner journals, such as AMJ, AMR, ASQ, AMLE, JAP, JOB, OS, JBE, LQ, JABS, JME, HBR and Org Dynamics. Our faculty also serves on the editorial boards of leading journals and have edited multiple special issues.

We are actively seeking PhD program applicants who share research interests that fit with faculty expertise. We offer a highly active research environment with ample opportunities to acquire interdisciplinary theoretical grounding and world-class methodological skills that enable path-creating research on important managerial and societal problems. Our recent PhD alumni have been placed as assistant professors and post-doctoral fellows at several major research universities including Northeastern University, Penn State University, University of Arizona, University of Utah, UMASS Boston, Virginia Tech and UmeƄ University.

The application deadline for fall 2023 admission is Jan. 15, 2023.

Have questions related to our PhD Program or admission requirements? Please contact: Diana Bilimoria, department chair and PhD program director or Lila Robinson, department administrator..