Articles by Kent Rhodes, EdD
Kent Rhodes, EdD, serves as a participating faculty member at Pepperdine in the area of Organizational Behavior, Theory and Leadership. He is an entrepreneur who maintains a successful coaching and consulting practice for a variety of privately held and family-owned enterprises. Rhodes founded OnCourse Network, Inc., an Internet education company, and served as chief executive of the company. He successfully negotiated the sale of the company to a Silicon Valley publicly traded corporation and subsequently served as a principal with that company in San Jose, California until he successfully completed its acquisition and integration growth strategies in 2001, when he joined the Pepperdine faculty as visiting professor.
The notion of a virtuous organization is the result of an evolving, but grounded, field of study in leadership and management that is a mash-up of ethics theory.
In this current global downturn, Mergers & Acquisition activity has become quite robust.
As with most of the Blanchard book series, this piece is written as a quick read for busy managers with practical, get-to-the-point objectives.
Written for the practitioner, Cultural Intelligence provides a look into increasing decision-making effectiveness and managing conflict caused by cultural differences.
A discussion of network groups hold in corporate settings and the potential impact that Generation Y managers may have regarding such groups.
Identifying desired characteristics of spiritual workplaces to positively impact the bottom line and bring value to members of the community.
When companies merge or go through an acquisition, the lack of a cohesive culture in the newly merged company can “break a deal.”
An analysis of how to achieve a greater degree of synergy with merger-and-acquisition growth strategies.