Cynthia Thompson, Ph.D., is Professor of Management and Academic Director of the Executive MBA program. She has taught courses in Organizational Behavior, Leadership Development, Organization Change & Development, and Human Resource Management to students at all levels, including undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and doctoral students, and has taught Organization Change & Development to Master’s students in Singapore. She recently co-developed and taught an MBA course on Leading Organizational Change for Environmental Sustainability.

Prof. Thompson is recognized for her research on organizational work-life culture, and in particular, the extent to which various aspects of organizational culture affect employee attitudes and behaviors. Her work has been published in over 25 journal articles and book chapters, and two of her articles were nominated for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research. She has been quoted in the popular press, including magazines such as Working Mother and Ladies Home Journal, newspapers such as the Daily NewsAM New York, and Crain’s New York, and has been interviewed by NPR and NBC-NY.

In addition to her academic responsibilities, Prof. Thompson is president of WorkVision, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in leadership development. Prior to that, she was a Senior Consultant at LearnTech Associates in New York City, a management consulting firm. She has also worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority, Union Carbide, and AT&T.