Carolin Rekar Munro

Professor , Intellectual Lead

Business

Dr. Carolin Rekar Munro is a professor and the intellectual lead for leadership and human resources for the Faculty of Management. She has collaborated with leaders in the public and private sectors in areas such as change management, organizational renewal, strategic planning, performance management, leadership development, succession planning, and team building. Her published work includes bridging multi-generational differences; developing and sustaining high performing teams; ROI from training initiatives; leadership models for transitioning teams to interdependence; wellness management of HR practitioners; and mentoring Generation Y. She is currently conducting research in two areas: 1) exploring how Generation Y plans to shape the organizational landscape globally; and, 2) the needs and expectations of Generation Z as they prepare to enter the labour market. 

Experience

Rekar Munro has held HR positions accountable for strategic planning; labour relations, including collective bargaining; change management; enhancing staff engagement; developing succession planning initiatives; and talent management.  Prior to Royal Roads, she taught at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Central Michigan University. She also served as HR and Training and Development co-ordinator at Durham College. For Education Beyond Borders, she is chair of the Advisory Board, member of the Strategic Partnership Committee, and member of the team working in Tanzania as part of a leadership development and community education project. She serves on the Human Resources Association’s Educational Standards Committee and on the National Steering Committee for the Canadian Society for Training and Development.

Education

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Doctorate in HR and Leadership

University of Toronto

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MA in HR and Leadership

University of Toronto

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Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)

Human Resources Professionals Association

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Certified Training and Development (CTDP)

Canadian Society for Training and Development

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Values-based Leadership Certificates

Barrett Centre, Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory and Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i2.0 and EQ360)

Awards

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Professionalism and Dedication Award

Royal Roads University

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Ross A. Hennigar Memorial Award

Ontario HR Association

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.