Goizueta Business School


Professor Jill Perry-Smith discusses the tools a student needs for success
What helps unlock our Inner creativity? | Jill Perry-Smith | TEDxPeachtree


Goizueta Business School
Associate Professor of Organization & Management | Goizueta Business School


Jill Perry-Smith joined the Goizueta Business School faculty after completing her Ph.D. in organizational behavior in the College of Management at Georgia Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include the effects of informal social networks on creativity and the impact of work-life initiatives on firm and individual performance. Prior to her academic career, Jill worked on a variety of project management teams, overseeing large refinery expansion projects, across the United States. She currently teaches a groups and teams elective, a creativity and innovation elective, as well as an organizational behavior seminar in the Ph.D. program.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Creativity
  • Informal Social Networks
  • Work-Life Initiatives


  • Georgia Institute of Technology: Ph.D., Organizational Behavior 2002
  • Pepperdine University: M.B.A., Management 1991
  • Syracuse University: B.S., Civil Engineering 1989

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