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Marcy Crary

Associate Professor, Management
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve Univ, 1982
B.A., Harvard University, 1972
Office: Adamian Academic Center 318 | 781.891._2502 | lcrary@bentley.edu
                       


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Teaching Interests

Managing diversity issues in organizations; Organizational behavior

Research Interests

Working with differences in organizations; Processes of creating new knowledge in teams, and emotional intelligence; Intimacy at work; Virtual teams Sense-making across differences

Consulting/Practice Interests

Working with differences in organizations

Awards and Honors

2014, Best Reviewer Award, Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management

Publications

Journal Article(s)
, M. (2017). Working from dominant identity positions: Reflections on narratives from “diversity-aware” white people about their cross-race work relationships . Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 53 (2), 290-316.

Ruth, B., Crary, L. M., Diana, B. (2015). Working effectively across differences – diversity and inclusion at the individual, team and organizational levels. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal (34(5)), 354-359..

Stewart, M. M., Crary, L. M., Kroner Humberd, B. (2008). Teaching diversity: On the folly of espousing inclusion while practicing exclusion. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 7 (3), 374-386.

Spelman, D. H., Addison-Reid, B., Avery, E., Crary, L. M. (2006). Sustaining a Long-Term Diversity Change Initiative: Lessons from a Business University. The Diversity Factor, 14 (4).

Hall, D., Backman, P., Crary, L. M., Nevis, E., Nevis, S., Wheeler, J. (2005). Making Life and Career Choices in the "Third Phase" of Life. Career Planning and Adult Development, 7 (2).

Clair, J., Crary, L. M., McDaniels, M., Spelman, D. H., Buote, J., McLean, T. (1997). A Cooperative Inquiry into Teaching and Taking a Course on Managing Diversity. Research in Corporate Social Performance and Policy, Supplement 2.

Wolfe, D., O'Connor, D., Crary, L. M. (1990). Transformation of Life Structure and Personal Paradigm During the Midlife Transition. Human Relations, 43 (10).

Crary, L. M., Pazy, A., Wolfe, D. M. (1988). Patterns of Life Structure and Variability in Self. Human Relations, 41 (11).

Crary, L. M. (1987). Managing Attraction and Intimacy at Work. Organizational Dynamics, 15 (4), 26-41.

Kellogg, D. M., Spelman, D. H., Crary, L. M. (1985). Teaching Women in Management Issues in an OB Course. Organizational Behavior Teaching Review, 9 (3), 83-95.

Book Chapters
Bernstein, R, Crary, L. M, Bilimoria, . D, Blancero, D. (2015). Reflections on Diversity and Inclusion Practices at the Organizational, Group, and Individual Levels. Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations. Oxford

Newell, S. M, Adams, S. M, Crary, L. M, Glidden, P, LaFarge, V. V, Nurick, A. J. (2005). Exploring the Variation in Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency. In Kevin C. Desouza (Eds.), New Frontiers in Knowledge Management (pp. 204-229). Hampshire, England, UK: . Palgrave MacMillan

Crary, L. M, Spelman, D. H. (1997). Anatomy of a Colleagueship: Collaborations in and out of the Classroom. In Andre, R, Frost, P (Eds.),  (pp. 224-241). Thousand Oaks, CA: . Sage

Crary, L. M. (1996). Reflections on Teaching Managing Diversity Courses. In Gallos, Joan, Ramsey, Jean (Eds.), . California: . Jossey-Bass

Crary, L. M. (1996). Holding It All Together.  (pp. 207-218). California: . Sage Publications

Conference Proceeding(s)
Hall, D. T., Crary, M., Kram, K. The dual career couple and retirement: Navigating key interfaces in the co-construction of new life structures . , European Academy of Management. Forthcoming

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2004). Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency. , ABE Conference.

Conference Paper(s)
Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2004). Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency: The influence of Emotional Intelligence and Social Capital. , Academy of Business Education.

Conference Presentations

Hall, D. T., Crary, M., Kathy, K. (2017). "The dual career couple and retirement: Emergent identities and shifting boundaries in the co-construction of new life structures." Presented at the University of Strathclyde's European Academy of Management, Glasgow, Scotland.

Crary, L. M. (2015). "Working from dominant identity positions: Reflections on narratives from “diversity-aware” white people about their cross-race work relationships." Presented at the Management Dept's Management Department research meeting, Bentley.

Hall, D. T., Crary, L. M., Kram, K., . (2015). "The dual career couple and retirement: Navigating key interfaces in the co-construction of new life structures." Presented at the IESE Business School/International Conference of Work and Family's "Balance, Technology and Globalization", Barcelona, Spain.

Crary, L. M. (2014). Presented at the Annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia.

Crary, L. M. (2014). "Negotiating our dominant identities – an exploration of how diversity-aware white people engage in their cross-race work relationships." Presented at the Gestalt International Study Center's Annual Community Gathering, Wellfleet, MA.

Crary, L. M. (2014). "Discussion of research data." Presented at the Bentley University's Research seminar, Waltham, MA.

Crary, L. M., Bernstein, R., Bilimoria, D. (2012). "A Professional Development Workshop: Learning to work across identities and build cultures of inclusion: How do these happen in organizational settings?" Presented at the Academy of Management's Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Crary, L. M., LaFarge, V. V., Spelman, D. H. (2011). "Pedagogical strategies for addressing intersecting identities in 'Diversity in the Workplace' course." Presented at the Institute for the study and promotion of race and culture's Diversity Challenge, Boston College.

Crary, L. M. (2008). ""Development" in the Managing Diversity in Workplace Course" for "Teaching Courses in Managing Diversity in Organizations," a Professional Development Workshop."

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2006). "An Autoethnographic Account of Knowledge Creation in Project Teams." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hawaii.

Avery, E., Crary, L. M., Reid, B. A., Spelman, D. H. (2006). "Sustaining a Long-Term Diversity Change Initiative: Lessons from a Business University."

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2005). "Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Crary, L. M. (2004). "A Cutting Edge: Understanding and Managing Networks and Virtual Teams."

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2004). "Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency." Presented at the ABE Conference, Rhode Island.

Newell, S. M., Adams, S. M., Crary, L. M., Glidden, P., LaFarge, V. V., Nurick, A. J. (2004). "Exploring the Variation in Student Project Team Knowledge Integration Competency: The influence of Emotional Intelligence and Social Capital." Presented at the Academy of Business Education, Mystic Seaport, CT.

Crary, L. M. (2001). "Bad Advice and Good Advice for the Starting and Advancing Your Career."

Crary, L. M. (1999). "Discerning One's Self and the 'Other': Backstage Incidents and Insights by a Teacher of Diversity."

Service

Department Service
Host, 2016 - 2016
Task Force Member for Teaching Committee, 2015 - 2015
Committee Member for Scholarship committee, 2012 - 2013
Host - 2013

University Service
Task Force Member for LGBTQ Committee - Present
Committee Member for Diversity designation for Bentley courses, 2016 - Present
Committee Member for Diversity Council, 2000 - Present
Co-facilitator for Bentley Brave Dialog Series, 2017 - 2017
Co-facilitator for New Faculty Orientation, 2017 - 2017
presenter for Center for Women in Business Student fellowship program, 2016 - 2016
Coordinator for Faculty coordinator for diversity designated courses in undergraduate curriculum, 2009 - 2016
Facilitator for New Faculty Orientation, 2016 - 2016
Task Force Member for Business School Collaborative, 2014 - 2015
Helped to design and present workshop on implicit bias for Workshop on implicit bias for Bentley staff and faculty who are hiring managers, 2015 - 2015
Task Force Member for Teach-In on Race and Inequality , 2015 - 2015
Organized and facilitated panel for this workshop for New Faculty Orientation workshop, 2015 - 2015
Task Force Member for New Faculty Orientation, 2014 - 2015
Helped to design workshop and presented session for Diversity Intensive Faculty Symposium - 2014
Task Force Member for Diversity & Inclusion Intensive Faculty Symposium, 2014 - 2014

Professional Service
Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Management Education, 2015 - Present
Lecture for their series on Diversity, Power Dynamics and Social Justice for Salem State University, 2017 - 2017
Editor, Journal for Special issue editor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Journal, 2013 - 2015
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Management Inquiry, 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Journal Article for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Academy of Management, 2014 - 2014

Public Service
Task Force Member for Boston area theater board planning committee, 2016 - Present
Chair of Advisory Counci for New Repertory Theatre, 2016
Volunteer for Second Step, 2017 - 2017
Board Member for New Repertory Theatre, 1987 - 2016
Second Step, (November 1, 2014). I hosted a fund-raising dinner for a Newton based non-profit, Second Step. It provides comprehensive residential and community-based programs for survivors of domestic violence. for Second Step - 2014
Host for Second Step - 2013