Senior Principal, Lead Talent Researcher, Accenture
Dr. Kelly Monahan is an organizational behaviorist and studies the future workforce at Accenture Research. Her research has been recognized and published in both applied and academic journals, including MIT Sloan Management Review and Journal of Strategic Management. In 2018, Kelly released her first book, How behavioral economics influences management decision-making: A new paradigm (Academic Press/Elsevier Publishers). Dr. Monahan is frequently quoted in the media on talent decision-making and the future of work. She also has written over a dozen publications and is a sought-after speaker on how to apply new management and talent models in knowledge based organizations. Kelly holds a B.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology, M.S. from Roberts Wesleyan College and Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University.
In my own words:
I love to design research programs and use empirical evidence to help solve big workplace problems. I am passionate about creating useful content and delivering it effectively. I am at my best when I am effectively consulting with teams on how to best incorporate research findings into actionable talent insights. Everything I do is driven by the desire to make our workplaces more meaningful.