Morris A. Adelman Professor of Management / Professor of Organization Studies and Engineering Systems / Co-Director, Lean Advancement Initiative
John S. Carroll examines individual and group decision making, in particular, their relationship to organizational learning and change practices, such as self-assessment and root cause analysis.
Carroll’s areas of expertise include organizational learning and change, leadership, safety culture, and decision making. His recent work focuses on industries that manage significant hazards, such as nuclear power, petrochemicals, and healthcare. He has examined the relationships among management philosophies, mental models, safety culture, and human performance improvement.
He is a faculty member of the MIT Engineering Systems Division.