Christopher G Myers, PhD

Associate Professor of Management & Organization and (jointly) of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty Director,
Center for Innovative Leadership
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School 
Welcome! I am an Associate Professor of Management & Organization at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School (with Joint Faculty Appointments in the School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health), where my research and writing explore the ways people learn and lead at work, with a particular emphasis on how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in health care organizations.

My teaching and speaking focus broadly on topics of leadership and organizational behavior, and at the Carey Business School I am the Faculty Director of the Center for Innovative Leadership, the school’s hub for cutting-edge research, developmental learning experiences, and practical business engagement focused on leading modern organizations. I also currently serve as an Associate Editor of Academy of Management Discoveries.

Recent News


May 21, 2024

Johns Hopkins Announces Funding For 40 Washington, D.C.-Based Events, Projects

Received grant for leadership development program (Link)


May 14, 2024

Walmart will lay off hundreds of corporate workers, require others to relocate

Quoted in article  in the Washington Post (also reprinted in The Detroit News) (Link)


May 12, 2024

Ordered back to the office, top tech talent left instead, study finds

Quoted in Washington Post article (Link)


Apr 19, 2024

Warisan Generasi X: Inspirasi Bagi Generasi Z

Quoted in article for Harper's Bazaar Indonesia (Link)


Mar 22, 2024

Special Interview: Gen Z in the Workplace (Prof. Christopher Myers)

Interviewed for "Morning Wave in Busan" Radio Show (BeFM, South Korean English-language Public Radio) (Link)


Mar 11, 2024

Not all employers are tolerating Gen Z's laid-back language

Quoted in BBC article (Link)


Mar 7, 2024

How can firms pass on tacit knowledge?

Research featured in The Economist column (Link)


Feb 23, 2024

Some Gen Z workers are turning to AI for career advice and it's actually not a bad idea

Interviewed for Business Insider article (Link)


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Recent Publications




Supporting Robust Teamwork - Bridging Technology and Organizational Science


Anna T. Mayo, Christopher G. Myers, J. Bucuvalas, Sandy Feng, Courtney E Juliano

New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 388(22), 2023 Jun, pp. 2019-2021




Safety of Health Care in the Inpatient Setting


Christopher G. Myers, Keith E. Mandel, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe

New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 388(16), 2023 Apr, pp. 1535-1536




Comment on Kunzler et al. (2022) 'Interventions to foster resilience in nursing staff: A systematic review and meta-analyses of pre-pandemic evidence'.


Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, Anna T. Mayo, Christopher G. Myers, Michelle A. Barton, Sarah L. Szanton

International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 138, 2023 Feb, p. 104393




High Reliability Organising in Healthcare: Still a Long Way Left to Go


Christopher G. Myers, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe

BMJ Quality & Safety, vol. 31(12), 2022 Dec, pp. 845-848




The Growing Role of Chief Medical Officers in Major Corporations.


Christopher G. Myers, Daniel Polsky, Sanjay Desai

JAMA Health Forum, vol. 3(7), 2022 Jul, pp. e222194




Storytelling as a Tool for Vicarious Learning among Air Medical Transport Crews


Christopher G. Myers

Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 67(2), 2022 Jun, pp. 378-422




Let's Realign the Surgeon-Hospital Relationship


Amit Jain, Christopher G. Myers, Alpesh Patel

MedPage Today, 2022 Mar 5




Against the Odds: Developing Underdog versus Favorite Narratives to Offset Prior Experiences of Discrimination


Samir Nurmohamed, Timothy G Kundro, Christopher G. Myers

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, vol. 167, 2021 Nov, pp. 206-221


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