Daphne Berry

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Associate Professor of Management

Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Barney School of Business
860.768.4305 Auerbach Hall 310A

PhD, Management (Organization Studies), University of Massachusetts at Amherst

MEE, Electrical Engineering, Rice University

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Associate Professor Daphne Berry teaches management and leadership, social enterprise, social responsibility, and international business courses. Since 2016, she has led student trips to Spain, where her classes learn firsthand about established business models such as worker cooperatives that feature broad-based worker ownership and participation in decision making.

Dr. Berry's corporate experience includes work as an engineer and manager in engineering, product management, and marketing departments at startup and large multi-national telecommunications firms.

She is a Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University.

Interest Areas
  • Employee share ownership in the workplace
  • Sustainable workplaces
  • Demographic diversity and equity in organizations

Bell, M. P., Berry, D., Leopold, J., & Nkomo, S. (2021). Making Black Lives Matter in academia: A Black feminist call for collective action against anti‐blackness in the academy. Gender, Work & Organization, 28, 39-57.

Berry, D., & Kato, T. (Editors). (2018). Employee Ownership and Employee Involvement at Work: Case Studies. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Berry, D. & Bell, M. P. 2018. “Worker Cooperatives: Alternative Governance for Caring and Precarious Work," Equality, Diversity and Inclusion special issue on Care and Care Work. 

Berry, D. 2017. “The Worker Co-operative Form in the Home Care Industry in the United States,” in Michie, J., Blasi, J. & Kruse, D. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Mutual and Organizational Business (pp. 386-397). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Berry, D. & Fitz-gerald, D. 2017. “Governance and Decision Making at Carris Reels,” The CASE Journal, 13(1), 5-24.

April, K., Berry, D., Ipek, G., Tatli, A. 2014. “Self-initiation: Case study from North America and Africa,” in Groutsis, D., Harvey, W., & Ozbilgin, M. (Eds.), International Human Resource Management (pp. 214-235). Port Melbourne, VIC: Cambridge University Press.