Patricia Klarner
WU Vienna

Patricia Klarner is a Professor and Director of the Institute for Organization Design at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). Prior to her current position, she worked on the faculties of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the University of Munich (LMU). She was also a Senior Fellow of the Center for Leadership and Change Management, Wharton School, University of Pennylvania. She earned her Ph.D. from HEC, University of Geneva and received a venia legendi from the University of Munich for her habilitation thesis. Her research focuses on strategic change processes, strategic organization design, strategic leadership, and corporate governance. Her work has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Strategic Organization, and Long Range Planning. Patricia currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Management and Strategic Organization. She is Chair of the Strategy Process IG and frequently serves as session chair, session facilitator, and (virtual and on-site) panel organizer at SMS and AOM conferences.