slmioa

Department of Organization

Sara Louise
Muhr
Professor
,
Ph.d


Room: KIL/14.A-4.99
Tel:
+4538152816
E-mail: slm.ioa@cbs.dk
Presentation

Sara Louise Muhr is Professor of Diversity & Leadership at the Department of Organization as well as academic co-director of CBS Leadership Centre. Her research focuses on critical perspectives on managerial identity, leadership and HRM (Human Resource Management), especially in relation to issues around diversity and expectations to employees and leaders in modern, flexible ways of working. Sara engages with leadership practice through public lectures, leadership coaching and organizational workshops on diversity, bias and inclusive leadership.

Primary research areas

Diversity, Inclusion, Leadership, Identity, Organization Theory, Organizational Culture, HRM

Curriculum Vitae
Links
Link to this homepage
www.cbs.dk/en/staff/slmioa
Courses

Cand. Soc. HRM (Human Resource Management): Ledelse af Bæredygtighed, Diversitet og Etik

PhD: Advanced Topics of Leadership

MPG: LUF, Personligt Ledelsesforløb;

MPG: Ledelse af Diversitet og Inklusion

 

Supervision

Internships

Bachelor theses

Master theses

PhD theses

Selected publications
  1. Muhr, Sara Louise (2011): ‘Caught in the Gendered Machine: On the Masculine and Feminine in Cyborg Leadership’, Gender, Work and Organization, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 337-357.
  2. Muhr, Sara Louise and Sullivan, Katie Rose (2013): ‘”None so queer as folk”: Gendered Expectations and Transgressive Bodies in Leadership, Leadership, vol. 9, no. 3, pp 416-435.
  3. Ashcraft, Karen Lee and Muhr, Sara Louise (2018): ‘Coding Military Command as a Promiscuous Practice? Unsettling the Gender Binaries of Leadership Metaphors’, Human Relations, vol. 71, no.2, pp 206-228.
  4. Adamson, M. Muhr, S.L & Beauregard, A.T.(2021): Theorising Work-life Balance Endeavours as a Gendered Project of the Self : The Case of Senior Executives in Denmark. Human Relations, in print.
  5. Storm, K. & Muhr, S.L. (2022): Work-Life Balance as Gaslighting: Exploring Repressive Care in Female Accountants’ Careers. Critical Perspectives on Accounting.
  6. Muhr, S.L., Holck, L. & Just, S.L. (2022): Ambiguous Culture in Greenland Police: Proposing a Multi-Dimensional Framework of Organizational Culture for HRM Theory and Practice. Human Resource Management Journal.

 

Publications sorted by:
2024
Poornima Luthra; Sara Louise Muhr / Den inkluderende leder : 5 trin til at lede gennem bias.
København : Djøf Forlag 2024, 377 p.
Book > peer review
Jannick Friis Christensen; Bontu Guschke; Sara Louise Muhr / Norm-critical Leadership
In: The Routledge Critical Companion to Leadership Studies. ed. /David Knights; Helena Liu; Owain Smolović-Jones; Suze Wilson. New York : Routledge 2024, p. 426-438 (Routledge Companions in Business and Management)
Book chapter > peer review
Jo Krøjer; Sara Louise Muhr; Mie Plotnikof; Eva Sophia Myers; Anna Franciska Einersen; Sorcha MacLeod; Ana Maria Munar; Lea Skewes / Sexisme på arbejde : Genkend, forebyg og håndtér.
København : Djøf Forlag 2024, 253 p.
Book
Poornima Luthra; Sara Louise Muhr / Stop Bias : 5 abilità essenziali per bloccare i bias e migliorare l’inclusione sul lavoro.
: Ayros 2024, 352 p.
Book > peer review
2023
Lotte Holck; Sara Louise Muhr / Diversity and Its Management in Organizations
In: Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. ed. /Ali Farazmand. Cham : Springer 2023, p. 3355–3362
Encyclopedia chapter > peer review
Maike Andresen; Vesa Suutari; Sara Louise Muhr; Cordula Barzantny; Michael Dickmann / Guest Editorial: Careers of Self-initiated Expatriates : Exploring the Impact of Context.
In: Career Development International, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2023, 15 p., p. 333-347
Editorial
Sara Louise Muhr / Hvordan bekæmper vi hverdagsdiskrimination?
København : Informations Forlag 2023, 85 p. (Moderne ideer, No. 27)
Book
Poornima Luthra; Sara Louise Muhr / Leading Through Bias : 5 Essentials Skills to Block Bias and Improve Inclusion at Work.
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan 2023, 291 p. (Palgrave Executive Essentials)
Book > peer review
Maria Adamson; Sara Louise Muhr; Alexandra T. Beauregard / Theorising Work-life Balance Endeavours as a Gendered Project of the Self : The Case of Senior Executives in Denmark.
In: Human Relations, Vol. 76, No. 4, 4.2023, p. 629-654
Journal article > peer review
Kai Storm; Lea Katharina Reiss; Elisabeth Anna Guenther; Maria Clar-Novak; Sara Louise Muhr / Unconscious Bias in the HRM Literature : Towards a Critical-reflexive Approach.
In: Human Resource Management Review, Vol. 33, No. 3, 9.2023
Journal article > peer review
More results... (total 127 results)
Research Projects
Outside activities
2023 - 2025
Kulturministeriet
Chair of Kulturministeriets Forskningsråd
(
4-6 meetings per year)

2023
Novo Nordisk, Nordea, Kemp & Lauritzen, Bech Brun, PLH Arkitekter, Implement, 360, Universal Roberts, Moalem Weitemeyer, NiB, Union, SEB, Total Energies, MOWE, Clipper
Speaker, workshop facilitator on the topic of diversity and inclusion for private organizations
(Approx. 3 hours per week)
 
PET, Københavns Universitet, Københavns Kommune, Nordsjællands Politi, Københavns Politi, Arkitektskolen i Århus, Musikkonservatoriet, Fredensborg Kommune
Speaker, workshop facilitator on the topic of diversity and inclusion for public organizations
(Approx. 3 hours per week)
 
Kvinfo, DJØF, CBS Executive, DI, Finansforbundet, LIF, DA, DM
Speaker, workshop facilitator on the topic of diversity and inclusion for unions and NGOs
(Approx. 3 hours per week)

2022
Kulturministeriet
Chair of Kulturministeriets Forskningsråd
(
4-6 meetings per year)

Novo Nordisk, Bruun Hjejle, Biogen, Novo Zymes, Jyske Bank, Falck
Speaker, workshop facilitator on the topic of diversity and inclusion for private organizations
(Approx. 2 hours per week)

Århus University, Copenhagen University, Roskilde University, Erhvervsministeriet, Forsvaret, PET, Vejle Kommune, Miljøministeriet
Speaker, workshop facilitator on the topic of diversity and inclusion for public organizations
(Approx. 2 hours per week)

DJØF, DA DM, IDA, Niva, CBS Executive, Kvinfo, DI, Dansk Metal, Videnskabsåret
Speaker, workshop facilitator on the topic of diversity and inclusion for unions and NGOs
(Approx. 2 hours per week)

2021
Københavns Universitet
Lecture/workshop (5 x 4 hours)

Finansforbundet
Lecture/workshop (3 x 2 hours)

Jyske Bank
Lecture/workshop (1.5 hours)

Maersk Drilling

Lecture/workshop (2 x 3 hours)

SDU

Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Danske Rederier

Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

CBS Executive

Lecture/workshop (4 x 4 hours)

CBS Executive

Lecture/workshop (1 x 6 hours)

Politiken
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

IDA
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Lederne
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Novo Nordisk
Lecture/workshop (4 x 3 hours)

People Test Systems
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Aarhus University
Lecture/workshop (6 x 3 hours)

3Shape
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

DTU Nanolab
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

Nordic Capital Markets Forum
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Nordisk Film
Lecture/workshop (3 x 2 hours)

Bech Bruun
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Aalborg University
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

Forening Nydansker
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Hafnia
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Forsvaret
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Muusman
Advisor/consultant (30 hours)

Bech Bruun
Advisor/consultant (10 hours)

 
2020
Forsvarsministeriet
Lecture/workshop
 
Nordisk Investeringsbank
Lecture/Workshop
 
Maersk Drilling
Lecture/Workshop
 
Nordea
Lecture/Workshop
 
HK
Lecture/Workshop
 
IDA
Lecture/Workshop
 
Akademikerpension
Lecture/Workshop
 
Forsvaret
Speaking/workshop
 
Finanssektorens Arbejdsgiver Forening
Speaking/workshop
 
Novo Nordisk
Speaking/workshop
 
Københavns Universitet
Speaking/workshop
 
Kvinfo
Speaking/workshop
 
Deloitte
Speaking/workshop
 
Copenhagen Economics
Speaking/workshop
 
Psykologiforeningen
Speaking/workshop
 
Genmap
Speaking/workshop
 
Finansforbundet
Speaking/workshop
 
Jyske Bank
Speaking/workshop
 
DJØF
Speaking/workshop
 
CBS Executive
Speaking/workshop
 

2019

Magistrenes A-kasse
Speaking/workshop

Nestlé
Speaking/workshop

SDU
Speaking/workshop

CBS Executive
Executive teaching

Deloitte
Speaking/workshop

DJØF
Speaking/workshop

Institut for Menneskerettigheder
Speaking/workshop & strategic advice

Niva Education
Speaking/workshop

Potential Co.
Speaking/workshop

SBH: Sammenslutningen af Boformer for Hjemløse
Speaking/workshop

Sorø Kommune
Speaking/workshop

2018

CBS Executive
Executive teaching

CCN Networks
Speaking/workshop

Institut for Menneskerettigheder
Speaking/workshop & strategic advice

InVirke
Speaking/workshop

OsloMet
Speaking/workshop

2021
Københavns Universitet
Lecture/workshop (5 x 4 hours)

Finansforbundet
Lecture/workshop (3 x 2 hours)

Jyske Bank
Lecture/workshop (1.5 hours)

Maersk Drilling

Lecture/workshop (2 x 3 hours)

SDU

Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Danske Rederier

Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

CBS Executive

Lecture/workshop (4 x 4 hours)

CBS Executive

Lecture/workshop (1 x 6 hours)

Politiken
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

IDA
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Lederne
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Novo Nordisk
Lecture/workshop (4 x 3 hours)

People Test Systems
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Aarhus University
Lecture/workshop (6 x 3 hours)

3Shape
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

DTU Nanolab
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

Nordic Capital Markets Forum
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Nordisk Film
Lecture/workshop (3 x 2 hours)

Bech Bruun
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Aalborg University
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

Forening Nydansker
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Hafnia
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Forsvaret
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Muusman
Advisor/consultant (30 hours)

Bech Bruun
Advisor/consultant (10 hours)

2021
Københavns Universitet
Lecture/workshop (5 x 4 hours)

Finansforbundet
Lecture/workshop (3 x 2 hours)

Jyske Bank
Lecture/workshop (1.5 hours)

Maersk Drilling

Lecture/workshop (2 x 3 hours)

SDU

Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Danske Rederier

Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

CBS Executive

Lecture/workshop (4 x 4 hours)

CBS Executive

Lecture/workshop (1 x 6 hours)

Politiken
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

IDA
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Lederne
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Novo Nordisk
Lecture/workshop (4 x 3 hours)

People Test Systems
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Aarhus University
Lecture/workshop (6 x 3 hours)

3Shape
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

DTU Nanolab
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

Nordic Capital Markets Forum
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Nordisk Film
Lecture/workshop (3 x 2 hours)

Bech Bruun
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Aalborg University
Lecture/workshop (4 hours)

Forening Nydansker
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Hafnia
Lecture/workshop (3 hours)

Forsvaret
Lecture/workshop (2 hours)

Muusman
Advisor/consultant (30 hours)

Bech Bruun
Advisor/consultant (10 hours)