Craig Pearce


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Craig L. Pearce, Ph.D.

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Craig L. Pearce is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, his M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.S. (hons.) from Pennsylvania State University.


Dr. Pearce’s areas of expertise include leadership, teamwork and change management. He has won several awards for his research including an award from the Center for Creative Leadership for his research on shared leadership. His research has appeared in Organizational Dynamics, Journal of Management, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Managerial Issues, Advances in Interdisciplinary Studies of Work Teams, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Management Systems and Handbook of Non-profit Management as well as other outlets.


He recently published a book entitled Shared Leadership, which was co-edited by Jay A. Conger and has contributions from many of the leading world authorities on leadership and teamwork. 


Dr. Pearce serves on the board of directors of Small Potatoes, Inc., an agricultural bio-tech company. Prior to beginning an academic career, Dr. Pearce worked as an international management consultant in the area of process re-engineering, organizational development and turnaround management. Dr. Pearce’s clients have included AAI, ACNielsen, American Express, British Bakeries, GEICO Insurance, Land Rover, Mack Trucks, Manor Bakeries, Panda Management Group, Pickering Foods, Rayovac, The Rouse Company, Rover Cars, Serono and Smart Scan.

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