Koch Family Professor of Practice in Family Enterprise; Director of the Koch Family Center for Family Enterprise; Academic Director of the Center for Experiential Learning
Area of Expertise:
Management Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Design, Organizational Strategy, Team Development, Entrepreneurship, Negotiation, Organizational Design, Organizational Strategy
Innovation, Organization Design, Organization Structure, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Capital
- "How a Cartoon Caption Contest Can Make You a Better Writer", 2015
- "Structure and Learning in Self-Managed Teams: Why “Bureaucratic” Teams Can Be Better Learners", Organization Science, Issue 3, with J. Bunderson, 2010
- "Sailing into the Wind: Exploring the Relationships Among Ambidexterity, Vacillation and Organizational Performance", Strategic Management Journal, Issue 6, 33, 587-610, with J. Nickerson, T. Zenger, 2012
- Ruch Faculty Scholar for Supporting Execellence in Research, Hope College, 2017
- Entrepreneurial Mentor, National Science Foundation, 2015
Professor Boumgarden enjoys getting outside by way of running and biking, seeing the world in travel, and exploring the city of St. Louis.
Peter Boumgarden joined the Olin faculty in 2018. His research focuses on the role of structure- both formally and informally- in shaping the innovation of groups, organizations, and broader network systems. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Boumgarden has consulted and run executive education programs with organizations across sectors, often focusing on refining their strategic direction, enhancing leadership development, and cultivating routes to drive increased innovation.
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PhD 2010, Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School
BA 2005, Calvin College