Professor Jennifer Chatham has been at Haas School of Business since 1993; her research interests include organizational culture and post-merger integration; managing diverse professionals; and managing teams and cooperation. She currently teaches several courses, including Core Organizational Behavior, Leading Change and Leveraging Culture, Micro Organizational Behavior, and Leading Change and Leveraging Culture, as well as custom courses for Cisco’s Business Leadership Program, Qualcomm, and Kaiser Permanente.

She serves on the boards of Simpson Manufacturing (Director), Ashesi University, Brassring, Center for the Development of Peace and Well Being, and UC Berkeley, as well as the Editorial Board of Academy of Management Review, California Management Review. She also serves as a consultant to Advantage Sales & Marketing, ALZA, Boise-Cascade, Chiron, Cisco Systems, The Coca-Cola Company, ConocoPhillips, Fannie Mae, First Data, Franklin Templeton, Freddie Mac, Gallo Winery, Genentech, Intel, Kaiser-Permanente, Microsoft, New York Life, PG&E, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Qualcomm, Sandia National Laboratories, the US Postal Service, and the US Treasury. She is a prior recipient of the Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program, the L.L. Cummings Scholar Award, Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division, and the Outstanding Paper Based on a Dissertation Award, Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division.

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Books & Publications

  • Creativity from Constraint?

    How the Political Correctness Norm Influences Creativity in Mixed-sex Work Groups

    December 2014

  • Leading by Leveraging Culture

    December 2001

  • Organizational Culture and Performance in High-Technology Firms

    The Effects of Culture Content and Strength

  • Parsing Organizational Culture

    How the Norm for Adaptability Influences the Relationship Between Culture Consensus and Financial Performance in High-Technology Firms

    February 2014

  • The Promise and Problems of Organizational Culture

    CEO Personality, Culture, and Firm Performance

    2004