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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 teaches courses in leadership, coaching, and change management and consulting. She has received a 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 was also nominated for and 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 predominant research interests are in the areas of leadership, coaching and workplace stress, and recent presentations at international conferences have focused on supportive supervisor communication and perceived employee stress, and relationships between coaching behaviors and performance.

Posig’s consulting focuses 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.