Kara Arnold is an Associate Professor in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University in St. John’s, NL, Canada. She currently holds the position of Associate Dean, Research and is the Director of the PhD Program. Kara received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviour from Queen’s University (Kingston, ON), her MBA from McMaster University (Hamilton, ON) and her BA in psychology from the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON). She teaches organizational behaviour and human resource management courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Her research focuses on gender issues in organizations, employee well-being and transformational leadership and has been published in a number of leading journals and presented at international conferences. She is currently working on a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) funded project with Dr. C. Loughlin on female transformational leaders (2011-2014).
As a co-investigator with the On the Move Partnership, Kara Arnold will be conducting online surveys of human resource professionals, union stewards, and small business owners, seeking to understand the experience, challenges, and best practices related to employment related geographical mobility across these different contexts.