Articles by Connie James, PhD
Connie James, PhD, is an associate professor and chairperson of the business administration division of Pepperdine University's Seaver College. She has published and presented articles on organizational learning, strategic thinking, and ethics, and was an Exxon Fellow at the University of Michigan, where she earned a BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance. She completed her doctorate at UCLA, where she won awards for her dissertation on organizational learning and firm effects. She has been a faculty coach at Noel Tichy's "Cycle of Leadership" workshop and chaired the Teacher Excellence Committee for the Business Policy and Strategy Division of the Academy of Management. Dr. James has been nominated for "Who's Who, America Teachers." She serves on the faculty of NAMIC and the board of Team World Corps.
Firms need to develop “Authentic Visionary Leaders” by using the Leadership Style Inventory (LSI) and matching the results with specific job requirements.
An instrument to gauge your Leadership Style Inventory.
Guidelines for evaluating whether you are a “commander,” “logical,” “imaginative,” or a “supportive” leader.
Ways to shift strategic thinking down to more and more levels of the organization so that the firm’s strategic IQ can be increased.