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Minu Ipe

Minu Ipe

Clinical Professor, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, W. P. Carey School of Business


W. P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University
PO Box 877705
Tempe, AZ 85287-7705


  • Senior Global Futures Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, W. P. Carey School of Business
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation


Minu Ipe is the senior knowledge enterprise architect and senior fellow for leadership and institutional design at Arizona State University. In these roles, Minu services as an advisor to the president, working on multiple efforts that advance the design, strategy, and culture of ASU. She leads the ASU Design Accelerator, an initiative focused on strengthening and creating new capabilities in leadership, innovation mindset, and transdisciplinary collaboration. Minu is a clinical professor with the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

Prior to this role, Minu was the faculty director of the Professional MBA programs at the W. P. Carey School of Business for seven years. She led multiple programs through curriculum development, structural changes, and the introduction of a new MBA platform to keep these programs agile and responsive to changes in the economy, student, and employer needs.

Minu is a co-founder and steering committee member of the Leadership Academy, an innovative program that develops leaders and multi-disciplinary research teams at ASU. She also co-leads the Advanced Leadership Initiative, a new effort aimed at cultivating a pool of senior leaders who can advance ASU into its future.

In addition to her work at ASU, Minu has engaged with a number of organizations to design and develop their leadership capabilities. She has led programs for senior, mid-career, and young leaders across multiple local and global organizations in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.


  • PhD, Human Resources Development, University of Minnesota, 2003
  • MA, Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 1996
  • BA, Psychology, English and Sociology, Bangalore University, 1993


Journal Articles


Ipe, M., T. S. Raghu and A. Vinze. 2010. Information intermediaries for emergency preparedness and response: A case study from public health. Information Systems Frontiers 12(1):67-79. DOI: 10.1007/s10796-009-9162-3. (link )

Liu, Y. and M. Ipe. 2010. How do they become nodes? Revisiting team member network centrality. The Journal of Psychology 144(3):243-258. DOI: 10.1080/00223981003648260. (link )

Liu, Y. and M. Ipe. 2010. The impact of organizational and leader-member support on expatriate commitment. The International Journal of Human Resource Management 21(7):1035-1048. DOI: 10.1080/09585191003783496. (link )


Applegate, L. M., A. Vinze, T. S. Raghu and M. Ipe. 2006. Arizona Department of Public Health: The challenges of preparing for a public health emergency. Harvard Business School Case 807-016. (link )