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Minu Ipe

Clinical Associate Professor

Advisor to the President
Executive Education

Office:BA 323Q
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-8635
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: Minu.Ipe@asu.edu
Minu Ipe

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Dr. 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 non-for-profit sectors. 

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Recipient of the Outstanding MBA and Masters Teaching Award, 2016. Nominated for this award in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015. Nominee – Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s ATHENA award, 2014. Nominee – ASU Faculty Women’s Association, outstanding faculty mentor award, 2011. Dissertation awarded second place -  Outstanding Dissertation Award, University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education; 

Representative Publications

Liu, Y and Ipe, M. (2010). How do they become nodes: Revisiting team member network centrality. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 144(3), 243-258.

Liu, Y and Ipe, M. (2010). Organizational and leader-member forms of support on expatriate commitment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(7), 1035-1048.

Ipe, M., Raghu, T. S., & Vinze, A. (2010). Information intermediaries for emergency preparedness and response: A case study from public health. Information Systems Frontier, 12(1), 67-7

Applegate, L., Ipe, M., Raghu, S., and Vinze, A. (2006). Arizona Department of Public Health: The Challenges of Preparing for a Public Health Emergency. Harvard Business School Case 807-016.


Ph.D., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; M.A., Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India; B.A., Bangalore University, India.

ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

MGT 545 - Becoming Leaders Who Matter
Addresses core questions: What does it mean to be a leader who really matters? How can you become such a leader? Today's competitive and complex environment requires leaders who are equipped with not just the functional and technical skills necessary to run a business but, more significantly, the leadership skills that allow the business and the people involved in it to thrive. Provides an opportunity to reexamine thinking about leadership and assess current skills and competencies in this area. Highly interactive learning environment with case analyses, exercises, discussion, guided reflection activities, assessments and group work. Covers topics such as self awareness (motivations, values, and leadership style), developing perspective as leaders, the social context of leadership, the role of emotions in the workplace, using life experiences to extract leadership lessons.

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