Carin-Isabel Knoop is the Executive Director of the Harvard Business School Case Research & Writing Group.
She’s written cases on managers and leaders all over the world across functions and industries for decades.
Carin co-authored the book on Compassionate Management of Mental Health in the Modern Workplace (with Dean John Quelch, Herbert Business School, University of Miami), and her articles have been published in Africa, Europe, the U.S., and Latin America.
She champions diversity of thought, adaptability, and human sustainability at work, working closely with public and private organizations, student groups, and employee benefits organizations to promote Mental Health by All and For All.
She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Carin's Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carinknoop/
Carin’s list of Harvard Business School Case Studies https://hbsp.harvard.edu/search?N=&Nrpp=25&Ntt=knoop&searchLocation=header
Carin’s book, Compassionate Management of Mental Health in the Modern Workplace https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319715407
WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER FROM THIS EPISODE:
The process Harvard students follow for case studies:
“There is something beautiful in the method of discovery in a case study.”
“A good case occurs when people disagree.”
“Some people think that Inclusion is expensive, but exclusion is even more expensive.”
“To support diversity, we need the tools and courage to learn to disagree.” (from her Medium post)
“With disagreement comes innovation.”
Lincoln -Douglas Debate Format
Carin’s Medium Post: Build Mental Health Back Better, Mr. Biden. No vaccine is coming for the COVID depression. https://carinisabelknoop.medium.com/build-mental-health-back-better-mr-biden-because-no-vaccine-is-coming-for-the-covid-depression-a8ae5c6b23f
Carin’s Medium Post: So you want to improve mental health at work? Focus on the work part. There is no app for antiquated management. https://carinisabelknoop.medium.com/to-improve-mental-health-at-work-focus-on-the-work-part-b6849a677a39