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Carolin Rekar Munro

Position

Professor, Intellectual Lead, Leadership and Virtual MBA Res 1 Coordinator

School

Business

Summary

Carolin is professor, intellectual lead (Leadership), virtual MBA residency 1 coordinator, author, keynote conference speaker, retreat facilitator, and community leader. Carolin collaborates with leaders in: workplace learning and performance, inquiry-based leadership, multigenerational workplace unity, leadership development for seasoned and emerging leaders, leading with emotional, cultural and spiritual intelligence, design and facilitation in the virtual world, and organizational renewal and engagement. Her published work includes: bridging multi-generational differences, GenY leadership in the C-Suite, developing high performing teams, ROI from training initiatives; leadership models for transitioning teams to interdependence, wellness management for HR practitioners, and mentoring GenY and Z. Carolin received a SSHRC grant for a 4-year international study on The Leadership Revolution: Emerging Generation Y Leaders Charting New Pathways for Doing Business Globally.

Experience

Carolin held HR industry positions in: performance and learning; labour relations, including bargaining and grievance settlement; change management; staff engagement; and performance management. Carolin is adjunct professor for Central Michigan University, Master of Arts in Education, and she was visiting professor in the MBA program, Mount Meru University, Tanzania teaching HR, OB, and strategy. Carolin is involved in national and international community initiatives. For Education Beyond Borders, Carolin is VP, Board of Directors; Chair, Governance Committee; and, member, Research Committee. She served as project leader for leadership development and community education initiative in Tanzania, and contributor to the design and facilitation of youth leadership development. Carolin serves on the Board of Directors, Institute for Performance and Learning, with involvement in Conference Committee, Certification Committee and CoP development team. Carolin is academic ambassador and conference organizer for the Annual International Conference on Communication and Management, Greece.

Credentials

Carolin received her master (1994) and doctoral (2001) degrees in HR and Leadership from the University of Toronto. She has a Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation from HRPA; a Certified Training and Development (CTDP) designation from the Institute for Performance and Learning; and is certified in values-based leadership, Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory, and Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i2.0 and EQ360). She is recipient of: RRUs’ Professionalism and Dedication Award and HRPA’s Ross A. Hennigar Memorial Award.

Publications

Rekar Munro, C. (2018). Contributing to a culture of multi-generational unity: Exercising your leadership to connect in extraordinary “semi-perfect” ways. In Kras, E. Ed. Future for Youth Employment: New Changes in Approaches to Business. Koehlerbooks Inc.

Rekar Munro, C. (2018).  Decoding the New Age of Organizational Leadership: Emergent Generation Y Leadership for a Generation Z Workforce.  In Christiansen, B. Ed.  Handbook of Research on Multigenerational Management and Leadership in the Transcultural Era. IGI Global Publishers.

Rekar Munro, C. (2018). ABC’s of X, Y now Z: Rethinking and Reenergizing Engagement with our 21st Century Learners.  Canada International Conference on Education, Conference Proceedings, Infonomics Society.  DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2018.0040 p. 154-158.

Rekar Munro, C. (2017) Strengthening our capacity to build long lasting “semi-perfect” relationships in our multi-generational workplaces.  Sponsored Research Administration: A Guide to Effective Strategies & Recommended Practices. New York:  National Council of University Research Administrators, p. 4120: 229-237.