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graduate: Faculty

Marianne Koch, PhD
Titles:
  • Associate Dean
  • Director, MBA and PMBA Programs
Department:
Business
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6542

Dr. Marianne Koch is an educator, human resources manager and consultant with experience in designing and delivering educational programs, and managing and consulting in the fields of human resource management and labor relations. She has worked in a variety of venues to: help managers improve how they manage people at work, help organizations understand, clarify and improve practices for the management of people at work, and research and write about such issues as collaboration, work/family practices, and the relationship of human resource management practices to productivity. Dr. Koch is the associate dean of GGU’s Ageno School of Business, and also a professor and director of MBA and PMBA programs. She lives in Berkeley CA with her husband with whom she loves to talk and walk. They have two children who are their pride and joy and are pretty grown up.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Human Resources Management

Leadership

Teamwork

Managing People in the Workforce

EDUCATION

  • BA, (history) University of Michigan

  • M.Phil, PhD, (business administration) Columbia University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2008- Present
Full-time Faculty, Golden Gate University

1998-2008
Associate Professor, Oregon Health & Science University

2007
Adjunct Faculty, Golden Gate University

2005-2007
Director of Human Resources, Mittleman Jewish Community Center and Portland Jewish Academy

1988-2003
University of Oregon, Lundquist College of Business, Labor Education and Research Center, adn Oregon Executive MBA

2001-2002
Academic Consultant, Cenquest, Inc.

1999-2000
Corporate & Executive Education, Portland State University

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, Academy of Management

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • $100,000 NSF Grant (co-PI with L. Delcambre and N. Steckler) to study information sharing, 2002.

  • Citation of Excellence Award, Anbar Electronic Intelligence for publication "Improving Labor Productivity: Human Resource Management Policies Do Matter," 1997.

  • Outstanding Teaching Awards (7), University of Oregon