Alyson Meister

Alyson Meister

Alyson Meister is a Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IMD.

Having lived and worked in both North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, Professor Meister specializes in leading diversity and change, high-performing team dynamics, and supporting organizations to cultivate globally-minded, adaptive, and resilient leaders. She engages with clients across a broad range of industries from mining and engineering through to professional services and technology.

Recognized as a Thinkers50 Radar thought leader in 2021, her work has been published in influential management journals such as: Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly and Harvard Business Review. She serves on the executive committee of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division of the AOM and is on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review.

Professor Meister holds a PhD in Management (Organizational Behavior) from the University of Melbourne (Melbourne Business School) in Australia. Prior to joining IMD, she was an Assistant Professor at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Additionally, she is certified in several tools for leadership development and is a certified coach. She can be found on Twitter at: @alymeister .

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Alyson Meister's Publications
How companies and talent can gain from a shared purpose
Purpose: is the hype justified?
Why hidden agendas are stopping you from sticking with your goals