■ Drucker Faculty ■
Jean Lipman-Blumen
Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Organizational Behavior
Jean Lipman-Blumen, Thorton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Organizational Behavior
Education
Ph.D., Harvard University
A.M., Wellesley College
A.B., Wellesley College

jeanlipman28@gmail.com

 

Teaching Interests and Areas of Expertise

Leadership, achieving styles, crisis management, "hot groups," organizational behavior, gender roles.


Current Research Interests

Connective leadership in a diverse and interdependent world; Why followers tolerate toxic leaders; A practical theory of crisis management.


Professional Activities

Jean Lipman-Blumen is the Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Organizational Behavior at CGU’s Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. She has served as an assistant director of the National Institute of Education and as special advisor to the Domestic Policy Staff in the White House under President Jimmy Carter.

Professor Lipman-Blumen has consulted to various governments and private sector organizations and is president of the Connective Leadership Institute, a leadership development, management consulting, and public policy research firm in Pasadena, CA.

Her teaching Interests and areas of expertise are leadership, achieving styles, crisis management, "hot groups," organizational behavior, and gender roles. Her current research interests are: connective leadership in a diverse and interdependent world; Why followers tolerate toxic leaders; A practical theory of crisis management; and a Leadership Strategy for Global, Enduring, and Sustainable Peace.

Prof. Lipman-Blumen has published seven books, three monographs, and more than 200 articles on leadership, crisis management, public policy, organizational behavior, and gender issues. Her book, The Connective Edge: Leading in an Interdependent World, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Lipman-Blumen has served on several editorial and other not-for-profit boards, including the De Pree Leadership Center, the National Women’s Museum, and the Ernest Becker Foundation. She is a Board Member Emerita, International Leadership Association.

Professor Lipman-Blumen has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of La Verne. She spent a year as a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto. In 2010, she received the International Leadership Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, an award that “honors an individual’s accomplishments in the development and enhancement of the field of leadership over his or her lifetime.”

Connective Leadership Institute

Classes

MGT 367/713   Leadership for the 21st Century: A Paradigm Shift for a Global Environment
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