Professor Worley and a group of organization change practitioners and researchers to comment on often ignored principles in managing change.
Christopher G. Worley, Ph.D.
Christopher G. Worley, Ph.D., a past chair of the Academy of Management’s Organization Development and Change division, is currently Associate Professor of Organization and Management at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, directs the Master of Science in Organization (MSOD) program at the Graziadio School. His consulting practice focuses primarily on strategy formulation and implementation, organization design, and the longitudinal evaluation of strategic change. Clients include: high tech organizations Microsoft, Oracle, Texas Instruments, Infonet; health care-American Healthways, St. Joseph Health Care System, St. Anthony Hospital System, Zee Medical, Wesley Long Community Hospital, Merck, Farmers Insurance Group; manufacturing-Magma Copper Company, Canadian Hunter Exploration, Ltd.; and the public sector-State of California Youth and Adult Corrections, Canadian Broadcasting Company, GTE, Southern California Edison, City of Los Angeles, City of Carlsbad. In addition to consulting, Worley has more than 15 years’ management experience in academic, for-profit, and government organizations. He was awarded the GSBM 1997 Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellowship for his teaching, and he has co-authored two books: Integrated Strategic Change: How OD Builds Competitive Advantage and Organization Development and Change, the leading textbook on organization development.