William Kahn

Professor Organizational Behavior
    Education
  • PhD, Yale University, 1987
  • MS, Yale University, 1983
  • BA, Clark University, 1981
    Publications
  • Kahn, W. (In Press) "Dynamics and implications of distress organizing ", Academy of Management Journal
  • Barton, M., Kahn, W. (In Press) "Group resilience: The place and meaning of relational pauses.", Organization Studies
  • Kahn, W., Barton, M., Fisher, C., Heaphy, E., Reid, E., Rouse, E. (In Press) "The Geography of Strain: Organizational Resilience as a Function of Intergroup Relations", Academy of Management Review
  • Kahn, W. (2015) "The Ostrich Effect: Solving Destructive Patterns at Work", Routledge
  • Kahn, W., Barton, M., Fellows, S. (2013) "Organizational Crises and the Disturbance of Relational Systems", Academy of Management Review, 2 (38), 377-396
  • Kahn, W. (2012) "The functions of dysfunction: Implications for organizational diagnosis and change. ", Consulting Psychology Journal, 3 (64), 225-241
  • Kahn, W. (2011) "Treating organizational wounds", Organizational Dynamics, 40 (2), 75-84
  • Kahn, W. (2008) "The student's guide to successful project teams.", Psychology Press/Taylor and Francis
  • Bookman, T., Kahn, W. (2007) "This house we build: Life lessons for synagogues and those who dwell within them.", The Alban Institute 366
  • Kahn, W. (2005) "Holding fast: The struggle to create resilient caregiving organizations", Brunner-Routledge
  • Kahn, W. (2003) "The revelation of organizational trauma", Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 39 (4), 364-380
  • Kahn, W., Cross, R., Parker, A. (2003) "Layers of diagnosis for planned relational change in organizations", Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 39 (3), 259-280
  • Kahn, W. (2002) "Managing the paradox of self-reliance", Organizational Dynamics, 30 (3), 239-256
  • Kahn, W. (2001) "Holding environments at work", Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 37 (3), 260-279
  • Kahn, W. (1998) "Relational systems at work", Research in organizational behavior. JAI Press, 2039-76
  • Kahn, W. (1995) "Organizational change and the provision of a secure base: Lessons from the field", Human Relations, 48 (5), 489-514
  • Kahn, W., Kram, K. (1994) "Authority at work: Internal models and their organizational consequences", Academy of Management Review, 19 (1), 17-50
  • Kahn, W. (1993) "Caring for the caregivers: Patterns of organizational caregiving", Administrative Science Quarterly, 38 (4), 539-563
  • Kahn, W. (1993) "Facilitating and undermining organizational change: A case study.", Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 29 (1), 32-55
  • Kahn, W. (1992) "To be fully there: Psychological presence at work", Human Relations, 45 (4), 321-349
  • Kahn, W. (1990) "There's no place like home: Reflections on leaving a social system", Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 26 (2), 135-149
  • Kahn, W. (1990) "Psychological conditions of personal engagement and disengagement at work", Academy of Management Journal, 33 (4), 692-724
  • Kahn, W. (1990) "Towards an agenda for business ethics research", Academy of Management Review, 15 (2), 311-328
  • Kahn, W. (1989) "Toward a sense of organizational humor: Implications for organizational diagnosis and change.", Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 25 (1), 45-64
    Research Presentations
  • Kahn, W., Ramsdell, K.The ties that bind: Mechanisms of connection in difficult work environments., Atlanta, GA, 2017