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Margaret Posig

Academic Degrees

PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, DePaul University, 1994
MA, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, DePaul University, 1991
BS, Applied Psychology, Loyola University, 1987


Margaret Posig is a professor emerita in the Department of Management & Entrepreneurship at the Driehaus College of Business. Before taking emerita​ status in 2019, she was an associate professor and taught courses in leadership, coaching, and change management and consulting. While at DePaul, Posig received the Teaching Innovation and Assessment Award as well as a Quality Matters Star Award for the development of her hybrid change management course for MBA students. Posig also earned a Woman of Spirit & Action Award in the spirit of St. Louise de Marillac.

Posig has been published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Basic and Applied Social Psychology, and Women in Management Review, among other academic journals. She is also one of the authors of the book “Women in Business: The Changing Face of Leadership.” Her research interests focus on leadership, coaching and workplace stress. Her presentations at international conferences have focused on supportive supervisor communication and perceived employee stress, and relationships between coaching behaviors and performance.

Posig’s consulting has focused on leadership and management development, change management and organizational stress management. She has worked with various organizations, including AT&T and Motorola, to improve leadership and organizational effectiveness. Prior to her academic career, Posig had more than 10 years of corporate experience.