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Department of Organization, Leadership, and Communication

Department Chair

Tel:(415) 422-5459
hendersonli@usfca.edu

Linda S Henderson

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Department Faculty

Tel: (415) 422-5695
rdibble@usfca.edu

Rebekah Dibble

Assistant Professor

Rebekah Dibble fosters a learning space that encourages students to investigate the effectiveness and importance of cultural competence. Dr. Dribble’s research investigates the impact of national culture and government within organizations, cross-cultural teams and collaborations. .

Tel: (415) 422-5459
hendersonli@usfca.edu

Linda S Henderson Ph.D.

Department Chair / Associate Professor

Linda Henderson has played a key role in various international projects for the Danish banking system, Hewlett-Packard in Mexico and Puerto Rico, and Cadence Design Systems in Taiwan. Dr. Henderson teaches that the single most important knowledge base for successful leadership in a climate of ever-increasing globalization is the ability to work and communicate effectively across cultures.

Tel: (415) 422-5976
kohunter@usfca.edu

Keith O. Hunter

Assistant Professor

Keith Hunter’s work as a teacher and researcher builds on his background as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy and a software engineer highly engaged with multiple research and development initiatives. Dr. Hunter’s primary research interests lie at the intersection of social networks, organizational behavior, and organizational development.

Tel: (415) 422-4153
ncjackson@usfca.edu

Nicole Jackson

Term Assistant Professor

Nicole Jackson is interested in the social implications of organizational management and public policy. Dr. Jackson’s work reflects a unique intersection between managing external demands for organizational improvement practices and understanding how consumer and constituent demands translate to HR functions of hiring and developing ambidextrous employees.

Tel: (415) 422-6865
kane@usfca.edu

Kathleen Kane

Professor

Kathleen Kane examines how factors such as race and gender play a part in establishing the norms of respect in business settings. Dr. Kane encourages her students to explore their own values and biases, helping them nurture a greater awareness of the effects these may have in the work environment. She has received numerous awards for her values-oriented curriculum and progressive educational research.

Tel: (415) 422-6361
ekass@usfca.edu

Edward (Eli) Kass

Term Assistant Professor

Edward Kass examines the attributes that determine “interactional justice,” a term he uses to describe a desired outcome involving a myriad of factors: trust, persuasion, quality, perceived/actual deception, and power alliances. Dr. Kass hopes to gain new insight into the interpersonal and psychological components at play in business and organizational communications.

Tel: (415) 422-6139
kdlo@usfca.edu

Kevin D. Lo

Assistant Professor

Kevin Lo has lived and worked in Taipei, Beijing, and Auckland and draws from these international experiences with cross-cultural communication, interpersonal networks and differing perceptions of time across cultures. Dr. Lo encourages his students to recognize a wide range of management and organizational issues in both service-learning and cross-cultural management.

Tel: (415) 422-2130
jparlamis@usfca.edu

Jennifer Parlamis

Assistant Professor

Jennifer Parlamis studies the impact of technology on negotiation outcomes and the role of anger and incompetency emotions in negotiation and conflict contexts. Dr. Parlamis helps students acquire skills in order to increase their awareness of effective interaction in business settings.

Tel: (415) 422-5768
phryder@usfca.edu

Paul Ryder

Term Assistant Professor

Paul Ryder explores sustainable healthcare solutions, systems development within business start-ups, and online curricula in the 21st century. Dr. Ryder’s multi-disciplinarian approach to his recent research and teaching is evidenced by his current interests in pattern recognition, learning design, principle discovery, storytelling and strategy development.

Tel: (415) 422-2148
rwstackman@usfca.edu

Richard Stackman

Associate Dean / Associate Professor

Richard Stackman recently pioneered research with Dr. Linda Henderson exploring the gender differences on project team membership. His coursework focuses on topics that include organizational change and development, leadership versus management, complexity science, and human capital investments. As Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Professor Stackman’s current focus is on enhancing the student experience - curricular and co-curricular.

Tel: (415) 422-4508
nwalshe@usfca.edu

Neil D. Walshe

Assistant Professor

Neil Walshe's research and teaching investigate the role of courage and cowardice in the workplace, as well as the subject of ethics in such contentious industry sectors as armaments and defense. He aims to develop greater insight into how employees construct and exhibit virtuous behavior at work and to understand the role morality plays in occupational and organizational life.