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Cathy A. Enz is the Lewis G. Schaeneman, Jr. Professor of Innovation and Dynamic Management and a full professor in strategy. She served as associate dean for industry research and affairs and executive director of the Center for Hospitality Research from 2000 to 2003. Enz has published over one hundred journal articles, book chapters, and four books in the area of strategic management. Her research has been published in a wide variety of prestigious academic and hospitality journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, The Academy of Management Journal, and The Cornell Hospitality Quarterly.
Enz teaches courses in innovation and strategic management and is the recipient of both outstanding teaching and research awards. The Hospitality Change Simulation, a learning tool for the introduction of effective change, was developed by Enz and is available as an online education program of eCornell. Three strategic management courses are also available through eCornell. Enz also presents numerous executive programs around the world, consults extensively in North America, and serves on the Board of Directors of two privately-owned hotel companies.
Prior to her academic activities, Enz held several industry positions, including strategy development analyst in the office of corporate research for a large insurance organization and operations manager responsible for Midwestern United States customer service and logistics in the dietary food service division of a large U.S. health care corporation. Enz received her PhD from the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University and taught on the faculty of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University prior to arriving at Cornell in 1990.
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