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Jennifer Palthe, Associate Professor of Management (Management), (MBA Program)

Education 
PhD: Michigan State University

Contact 
Office: 3220 Schneider Hall
Phone: (269) 387-5798
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Dr. Jennifer Palthe is WMU's Distinguished Teaching Award recipient and teaches Managing Change (MGMT 6500), Managing Human Resources and Behavior (MGMT 6170), International Human Resource Management (MGMT 6580), International Management (MGMT 6100), Multinational Management (MGMT 4100), and Organization Development (MGMT 3530). Prior to commencing her doctoral studies at Michigan State University , she was Senior Change Management Consultant for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Palthe has consulting experience in retailing, manufacturing, finance, aviation, and oil and gas industries in Europe, Africa, and the U.S.A.

Her research interests include managing change in transnational corporations, cross-cultural diversity management, and global human resource management. She has publications in the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Journal of Asia Business Studies, California Management Review, Competitiveness Review, Health Care Manager, Forum on Public Policy, Consulting Psychology Journal, and Journal of Organizational Change Management.