Michaela Kerrissey

Scholar of organizational behavior with a focus on healthcare.

RADAR THINKER

Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2023. 

FAST FACT

Named on the 40 Under 40 list by the Boston Congress of Public Health.

FAST FACT

Received the Bok Center award for excellence in teaching.

Ideas

Kerrissey analyzes how organizations innovate, improve, and integrate services. She focuses on how teams solve problems that cross organizational boundaries in healthcare delivery and science. Her research has been published in leading academic journals in both management and healthcare, such as Administrative Science Quarterly and Health Affairs, and she contributes to popular outlets such as the Harvard Business Review, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and NEJM Catalyst. Kerrissey has received Best Paper awards from the Academy of Management and the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research and designed the Management Science for a New Era course at the School of Public Health.

Bio

Assistant professor of management on the faculty at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Kerreissey holds a BA from Duke University, an MS from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and a PhD in Healthcare Management from Harvard University and Harvard Business School. She was awarded the Robertson Scholarship at Duke, a Hart Fellowship, and a Reynolds Fellowship at Harvard. She teaches in multiple executive programs at Harvard’s business and medical schools. Prior to her academic engagement, Kerrissey was a consulting team leader at The Bridgespan Group, which was launched by Bain & Company.

Content

‘How the Best Teams Keep Good Ideas Alive’ (with Patricia Satterstrom, Julia DiBenigno, Harvard Business Review, 18 May 2022); ‘What Good Leadership Looks Like During This Pandemic’ (with Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business Review, 13 April 2020);‘Leading Health Care Teams Beyond Covid-19: Marking the Moment and Shifting from Recuperation to Regeneration’ (with Sara J Singer, NEJM Catalyst, 27 July 2021).

NATIONALITY: American

Media picks

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Joint Problem-Solving Orientation in Fluid Cross-Boundary Teams

Verdict

“Important research on joint problem-solving orientation as a key driver of cross-sector initiative success.”

Stuart Crainer & Des Dearlove, Thinkers50

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