Professor Zellmer-Bruhn is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Work and Organizations Department of the Carlson School of Management. She received a bachelor’s degree in marketing, a master’s degree in management, and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, all from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She joined the Carlson School of Management in 1999. Professor Zellmer-Bruhn teaches courses at the Carlson School on the management of teams, organizational behavior, and organizational change. She has received the Carlson School's Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Honor's Faculty teaching awards. Zellmer-Bruhn's research focuses on teamwork, including the formation and design of teams, the social capital benefits of teamwork in organizations, entrepreneurial teams, knowledge management and team routines, and cross-cultural teamwork. Her research is published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Group and Organization Management, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Management International Review, Journal of Managerial Issues, and The Journal of Managerial Psychology. She serves on the editorial boards of Organization Science, Journal of International Business, Journal of Management, and Management International Review, and is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the College of Organization Science (INFORMS), a past board member of INGROUP.
Gibson, C. B. & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E. (2001). "Metaphors and meaning: An intercultural analysis of teamwork." Administrative Science Quarterly
Waller, M. J., Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E. & Giambatista, R. C. (2002). "The effects of shifting deadlines on attention to time in groups." The Academy of Management Journal
Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E. (2003). "Interruptive events and team knowledge acquisition." Management Science
Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E., & Gibson, C. B. (2006). "Multinational Organization Context: Implications for team learning and performance." Academy of Management Journal
Forbes, D. P., Borchert, P., Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E., & Sapienza, H.J. (2006). "Entrepreneurial team formation: An exploration of new member addition." Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
13. Maloney, M. M. &, Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E. (2006). “Building bridges, windows, and cultures: Mediating mechanisms between heterogeneity and performance in global teams. Management International Review. 46(6):697-720.
**Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E., Maloney, M. M., Bhappu, A., & Salvador, R (2008). When and how do differences matter: An exploration of perceived similarity in teams Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p41-59
**Maloney, M. M., Johnson, S. G., & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E (2010). Assessing group-level constructs under missing data conditions: A Monte Carlo simulation Small Group Research
**Maloney, M., Shah, P. & Zellmer-Bruhn, M. (2010). The lasting imprint of teams Academy of Management Proceedings
Current Research: The formation and evolution of management teams in start-ups; The formation, change, and effects of perceived similarity in teams; Dynamic cross-cultural interaction in distributed teams; The network benefits of teams; Composition and Transactive Memory Systems; Prior Shared experience and founding team performance.
Editorial Boards: Organization Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Management International Review
National Science Foundation Grant, 2003 -2006
Outstanding Honors Faculty, 2004-2005
Carlson School of Management Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003-2004
Local Arrangements Chair, INGroup Board of Directors, 2011 Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Executive Committee, College of Organization Science (INFORMS)
MGMT 1001 Course Coordinator