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IU Bloomington

Carolyn Goerner

Kelley School of Business

Expert Bio

Carolyn Goerner is the Aldi Inc. Distinguished I-Core Clinical Professor and a clinical professor of management and entrepreneurship at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Since joining the faculty in 2000, she has specialized in teaching live and online courses in negotiation, leadership, diversity and inclusion, and human resource management. Her research on gender and generational differences at work has been published in leading journals.

She has developed and delivered executive training programs for more than 30 years, and takes pride in classes that are interactive, fun and ultimately useful. Prior clients include Walgreens, Cognizant, Hewlett-Packard, Berry Global, Chapman & Cutler and Boston Scientific.

She is founder and CEO of Practical Paradigms LLC, co-director of the Kelley Women’s Initiative and co-director of leadership development for Leadership Johnson County.

Areas of Expertise

Organizational behavior, organizational design, diversity.