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American organizational theorist and the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Professor of Management at the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University

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A noted expert in organization behavior and organization design, Richard Daft has published 12 books, dozens of articles, and presented at more than 45 universities around the world. He also developed and managed the Center for Change Leadership, is a former Associate Dean at Owen, served as an editor at two leading journals, participated in more than $500,000 in research grants, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Management.Professor Daft is among the most highly cited academics in the fields of economics and business. Richard Daft is studying high performance mental models – which include cognitive models of high performing managers – and examining high performance management systems. He is also studying transactional vs. transformational communication and methods of using transformational communication to engage people in organizational change. Prof. Daft joined the Owen faculty in 1989 from the University of Michigan, where he was the William Davidson Visiting Professor of Organizational Behavior.He has been involved in management development and consulting for companies and organizations such as the American Banking Association, Bell Canada, Bristol-Myers Squibb, J.C. Bradford & Company, Ford Motor Company, Pratt & Whitney, USAA, First American National Bank, the Tennessee Valley Authority, Central Parking Systems, Performance Food Group, the National Science Foundation, Northern Telecom, State Farm Insurance, the United States Air Force, the United States Army, and Vanderbilt Medical Center.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Richard Daft and other top speakers and celebrities.


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