N. Sharon Hill
N. Sharon Hill
Professor of Management
Dr. N. Sharon Hill is a professor of management at the George Washington University School of Business. Her primary research area is virtual/remote work, which involves work interactions using electronic rather than face-to-face communication between employees who are not in person. She aims to understand the positive and negative implications of different virtual work arrangements (e.g., virtual teams, telecommuting, hybrid work). Within this research stream, she focuses on virtual collaboration, the role of leadership in virtual work success, gender equality in virtual settings, and virtual worker well-being. She also conducts research on teamwork and organizational change. Her articles have appeared in leading outlets, such as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Annals, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, and Organizational Research Methods. Dr. Hill serves on the editorial boards of Personnel Psychology and Organization Science.
Dr. Hill teaches on-campus and in-person courses at the undergraduate, M.B.A., Ph.D. and executive education levels. Her classes include managing human capital, leading change, leading teams, and leading the virtual/hybrid workforce. She also consults with an array of business and government organizations to improve their effectiveness in these areas.
Before her academic career, Dr. Hill worked for multinational companies in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, and the United States. Her global, cross-functional business experience includes roles in information technology, six sigma quality improvement, organizational change, and corporate training and development.
Dr. Hill received her Ph.D. in Business and Management from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also holds an M.B.A. in International Business and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering with German. Dr. Hill is a member of the academic honor societies of Beta Gamma Sigma and Alpha Kappa Phi.