Mary Jo Hatch is the C. Coleman McGehee Eminent Scholars Research Professor, Emerita, of Banking and Commerce at the University of Virginia (USA) and Adjunct Professor at both Copenhagen Business School (Denmark) and School of Management, Boston College, USA.
In addition serves as Visiting Professor at Gothenburg University where she is involved with Business and Design Lab, a joint program of the School of Business, Economics and Law and the School of Craft and Design. Her research currently focuses on corporate branding; organizational culture and identity; and art, design and organization.
She has published over 75 articles in academic and practitioner journals as well as several books including most recently: Organizations: A Very Short Introduction (2011, Oxford University Press); Taking Brand Initiative: How Companies Can Align Strategy, Culture, and Identity Through Corporate Branding (with Majken Schultz, 2008, Jossey-Bass/Wiley); and The Three Faces of Leadership: Manger, Artist, Priest (with Monika Kostera and Andrzej Koźmiński, 2005, Blackwell). Her Organization Theory: Modern, Symbolic and Postmodern Perspectives, 3rd Edition (Oxford University Press) is due January, 2013.
She speaks regularly to business executives and has taught graduate students across Europe, Brazil, Singapore and the US.