Kathleen Kane is an expert in leadership, developing leaders,
and team building. She graduated from undergrad as a Phi Beta
Kappa, went on to graduate school at Claremont Graduate University
and then to USF. She has been teaching at the University of San
Francisco since 1991, and was tenured in 1997.
Kathleen has guest lectured at University of California, Irvine, as
well as University of Redlands. Outside of her academic career,
Kathleen consults on leadership and development for organizations
such as the Institute for Mercy an international leadership
development program in San Francisco and Peru, as well as the
Leadership and Innovation Seminar in Nuskin China. Kathleen has
given over a dozen presentations in the past two years such as The
Behavioral Matrix: An Exercise for Anyone, Anyplace, Anywhere at
the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference at Babson College
and Called and Chosen. Leading from the Heart: A Workshop in
Leadership at the annual WSCAR Conference at Notre Dame.
Kathleen has received numerous awards for her work in Leadership
including the Best Paper of the Year award in 1995, awarded by the
Journal of Organizational Change Management for her paper: Three
Women's Stories of Feeling, Reflection, Voice and
Nurturance: From Life to Consulting. Her dedication to teaching has
been recognized by the USF School of Management. She was awarded
the Distinguished Service Award in 1993 and again in 2007. Kathleen
has also been awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award by the
McLaren School of Management and the Service Award by Delta Sigma
Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Claremont, 1992
- MBA614: Leadership and Organizational Dynamics
"Creating Experiential Exercises for the Whole Person."
Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, University of
Scranton, June 2005.
"Faith and Hope Amidst Change: Leadership and Ownership." Mercy
Sisters Joint Regional Meeting, February, 2005.
"Accounting for Differences in Norms of Respect: A Study of
Assessments in Incivility through the Lenses of Race and Gender."
Group and Organizational Management, June 2004.