Karin Kreutzer has practical and academic experience in the area of managing social mission-driven organizations.
She holds a doctoral degree from University of St.Gallen, a Masters degree in International Business Studies from University of Passau and a Masters degree in Management of Nonprofit Organizations from Bocconi University. She worked for international NGOs in Germany and Italy.
Karin Kreutzer has done research on organizational identity in hybrid organizations, nonprofit governance, and professionalization. She has published in international journals, including Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Voluntas, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly and Nonprofit Management and Leadership. She spent time as a Senior Visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Social Innovation at ESADE Business School in Barcelona.
Karin Kreutzer teaches undergraduate, graduate, MBA and PhD courses on general management, corporate social responsibility, social business and qualitative research methods.
Areas of Research
Social business and social entrepreneurship, management of nonprofit organizations, organizational identity, hybrid organizations, professionalization, volunteering.