Professor Karl Moore

Karl Moore Good Picture Sept 2017Professor Karl Moore is an Associate Fellow of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford. He is Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, in Canada.

He joined McGill in autumn 2000, where he teaches graduate courses in globalisation and leadership.  He has taught extensively in executive education and MBA programs with leading universities including: Oxford, LBS, Cambridge, IMD, Darden, Cornell, INSEAD, Duke, the Drucker School, the Rotterdam School of Management, IIM Bangalore, Queen’s and McGill. He was recently nominated for the 2017 Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards in the Leadership Category as a top thinker in the area for his work on introverts/extroverts in the C-Suite & Millennials. Seven other nominees included faculty from Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Penn and Dartmouth.

He was on the faculty of the University of Oxford for five years from 1995-2000 where he taught executive education at Templeton College, and on the MBA and doctoral programs at the Saïd Business School.  An experienced senior corporate manager prior to joining academia, Dr. Moore worked 12 years in sales and marketing management positions in the high tech industry with  IBM, Bull and Hitachi. He is a cycle director for the Advanced Leadership Program, a program chaired by Henry Mintzberg. He also works with Henry as a module director on the International Masters for Health Leadership and the IMPM. In 2002 he won the Faculty teaching award at the MBA level.

Dr. Moore’s publications include 29 refereed journal articles, ten books or edited volumes, 14 chapters in books, 31 executive articles and dozens of conferences papers. His research has received +2,700 Google Scholar citations. His research has been published in a number of leading journals including:  SMJ, JIBS, Human Relations, Management International Review, Business History, Marketing Management, World Business, Across the Board, Leader to Leader, Strategy + Business, European Business Forum, Chief Executive, The Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Behavioural Science, Policy Options, Marketing Research and the Journal of Brand Management. He is on the editorial boards of Management International Review and the Journal of Management History. He was appointed an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives in January 2012. Karl was elected to an M.A. (Oxon) in 1995.

His current research is on Millennials and Introvert/Ambivert/Extrovert Leaders. His next book is Effectively Leading, Managing Working With Millennials out in 2019.  His next book, his 11th,  Introvert/Ambivert/Extrovert Leaders in the C-Suite should be out in 2020, it is planned to be published by the Stanford University Press.  On the history side of globalisation and international business, he and co-author historian David Lewis have published articles in Business History and the Management International Review on international business in the ancient world. Their latest book, Origins of Globalization was published by Routledge in April 2009. It has received worldwide press attention.

From 2007-2016, Karl did a weekly videocast for the Globe and Mail, Canada’s National Newspaper, where he interviewed CEOs one week and leading business professors from the top universities in the world. In March 2011 he started a weekly blog, Rethinking Leadership, for Forbes. In spring 2014 he started a radio show, The CEO Series on CJAD where he interviews a CEO for an hour, he has done over 30 interviews including with Prime Minster Justin Trudeau,  Montreal Canadiens CEO Geoff Molson, Bombardier CEO Alain Bellemare and Quiet Author Susan Cain. Many of the interviews are featured as weekly articles in the Globe and Mail, Canada’s National Newspaper and French in Les Affaires.

He has been a consultant to leading global firms including: Nokia, Air Canada, Lufthansa, British Airways, IBM, HP, Shell, Volvo, Accenture, Lilly, Pfizer and Regis McKenna. Articles on his research and op ed pieces written by him  have appeared in the Financial Times, the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Independent, the Guardian, Les Echoes, the Australian Financial Review, Het Financielle Dagblad, the Globe and Mail, the National Post, La Presse, the Montreal Gazette, and other leading papers. He is a regular guest in the media and appears on CNN, BBC, CBC, CTV and Global Television, Karl has given over 3,200 press inteviews in his career. The winter 2006 issue of Business Strategy Review, published by the London Business School, identified Karl among a group of world’s greatest business thinkers. Others on the list of about 20 include: Charles Handy, Phillip Kotler, Gary Hamel, Warren Bennis and Rosabeth Moss Kanter.

Read more about his work and publications here.