Angela Chen

Department of Management and Marketing

Thesis: Understanding Compassion and Suffering in Contemporary Organizations

Angela is a PhD Management student in the Department of Management and Marketing.  Her dissertation uses qualitative research methods to understand how suffering and compassion manifest in contemporary businesses.  She has been an OB Tutor and an IB Lecturer.  She is a 2020 Fetzer Scholar.  Before embarking in academia, she worked in the United States for 17 years as: (1) a safety engineer and labour relations representative in the auto industry in Minnesota; and (2) human resources generalist in the oil industry in Minnesota, Texas, and Equatorial Guinea, West Africa.  Additional educational qualifications include:  B.S. Human Development and Family Studies - Cornell University; M.A. Human Resources and Industrial Relations - University of Minnesota; Master of Applied Positive Psychology and Master of Management (Commerce) -  The University of Melbourne.