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Kenneth Kerber, Part-time Lecturer
Curriculum VitaePart-Time Lecturer, Management and Organizational Development

Ken Kerber

112 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




PhD, Personality Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Research & Teaching Interests

Dr. Kerber's teaching and research interests fall in three areas: implementing organizational change, building high performing teams, and developing leadership and management skills.

Industry & Academic Experience

Dr. Kerber is the founder and principal of Kerber & Associates, a consulting and training business focused on delivering powerful development solutions for organizations, teams, and individuals. Prior to starting his business, Dr. Kerber was the Director of Training & Development at 3Com Corporation in the computer networking industry.

Services to the Profession

Dr. Kerber is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Association for Talent Development.


Selected Publications

Kerber, K. W. & Buono, A. F. (2010). Intervention and Organizational Change: Building Organizational Change Capacity. In A. F. Buono & D. W. Jamieson (Eds.), Consultation for Organizational Change, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Buono, A. F. & Kerber, K. W. (2008). The Challenge of Organizational Change: Enhancing Organizational Change Capacity. Revue Sciences de Gestion, 65, 99-118.

Kerber, K. W. & Buono, A. F. (2005). Rethinking Organizational Change: Reframing the Challenge of Change Management. Organization Development Journal, 23, 23-38.

Kerber, K. W. & Buono, A. F. (2004). Leadership challenges in global virtual teams: Lessons from the field. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 69, 4-10.

Kerber, K. W. & Buono, A. F. (2004). Intervening in virtual teams: Lessons from practice. In A. F. Buono (Ed.), Creative Consulting: Innovative Perspectives on Management Consulting, Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.


Selected Presentations

Kerber, K.W. (2015). Communicating and leading change: The human design specification. Ocean State Project Management Institute Chapter Meeting, Warwick, RI, October.

Kerber, K.W. (2012). Mastering the challenge of organizational change. International Society for Performance Improvement Massachusetts Chapter, Newton, MA, April.

Buono, A.F. & Kerber, K.W. (2009). Intervention and Organizational Change: Building Organizational Change Capacity. Managerial Consulting Division, Academy of Management, Chicago, IL, August.

Buono, A.F. & Kerber, K. (2009). Building Organizational Change Capacity. Fourth International Conference on Management Consulting, Vienna, Austria, June.

Kerber, K.W. & Buono, A.F. (2007). Enhancing Change Capacity: Client-Consultant Collaboration and Emergent Change. Management Consulting Division, Academy of Management and Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark, June.