Dr. Scott J. Schroeder

Expertise: Personal and Professional Empowerment

Email: scott.schroeder@cgu.edu


Scott Schroeder, Ph.D. is Dean of the School of Business and Communication, and Professor of Management at Chaminade University of Honolulu.  Scott’s career has been lived as a management activist, dedicated to putting into practice management approaches that bring out employees’ best work and eradicate management malpractice in organizations.  

His research focuses of individuals’ personal power and social influence at work, with special interest in getting people the power they need to have personal and professional success in their careers.  He is most recently co-author with Samuel Culbert of “What most managers don’t know about empowerment.”  

He has done extensive clinical work in executive psychotherapy and coaching and consults on issues of executive development and team effectiveness.  His clients have included individuals and organizations from industries including entertainment, professional sports, health care, advertising, education, government services, the U.S. military, high tech, not-for-profits, and faith communities.

Scott has held administrative, research, faculty, or staff positions at several universities, including Arizona State University, UCLA, and Antioch University, where he was responsible for developing a graduate program in organization development which was consistently ranked among the top ten programs nationally during his tenure.  Before returning to Chaminade in 2010, Scott was Dean of Academic Affairs at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, Net Impact’s top-ranked business school for sustainability education and one of Businessweek’s top 50 design schools in the world.  He has taught at Claremont Graduate University since 1996.  

Scott completed doctoral specializations in management and psychology at UCLA and post-doctoral work at Harvard University.  

HRD 301: Overview of Organizational Behavior
HRD 320: Planned Change Management
HRD 326: Crisis Management



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