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Paul R. Carlile

Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems at Boston University

Areas of expertise

  • - Addressing knowledge boundaries among people in different expertise domains
  • - Enhancing collaboration and innovation
  • - Open innovation in Business education
  • - Business model transformation

Major works

Reimagining Business Education: Insights and Actions from the Business Education Jam. _Carlile, P.R.,, Freeman, K., & Venkatraman, N. (2016). _Transferring, Translating and Transforming: An integrative framework for managing knowledge across boundaries. Carlile, P.R. Organization Science (20004). A Pragmatic View of Knowledge Boundaries: Boundary objects in new product development. Carlile, P.R. Organization Science (2002).

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About Me

Paul is an Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems and the Senior Associate Dean for Innovation at Boston University Questrom School of Business. He has also served as the Chair of the Information Systems Department. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and a Masters in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University, as well as a PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan. Prior to graduate school, Paul helped start two technology companies.

Courses and Programs taught by Paul R. Carlile


Digital Product Management

MicroMasters® Program
5 courses


Digital Leadership

MicroMasters® Program
5 courses