Soul Scientist & Educator


studying the source and nature of human beings


Tara Wernsing has been a tenured Associate Professor in the area of Organizational Behavior at IE Business School in Madrid Spain, where she taught MBA and PhD level courses in leadership and mixed methods research full-time between 2008 through 2016. She continued teaching part-time at IE until 2021, and now directly offers online specialized leadership and spiritual development courses on self-awareness, authenticity, freedoms/rights, ethics, relational transparency, and teamwork.

Before academia, Tara worked more than ten years in corporations doing business marketing research at Sears and Brunswick/Life Fitness with various forms of consulting projects with Johnson & Johnson, Gateway, Walgreens, Unilever, and the U.S. National Institute of Corrections.

Her published scientific studies investigated authentic and ethical forms of leadership based in self-awareness, trust, positive psychological capital, and diversity across cultures. She has research articles in top academic journals including Journal of Applied PsychologyJournal of ManagementJournal of Business Ethics, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management Development, and European Journal of International Management.

For a copy of Tara´s academic C.V. click here: WernsingCV2023