DEMA Department Chair
Kenneth J. Weller '48
Professor of Management
Ph.D. and M.A.
University of Oklahoma
Area of expertise:
•Organizational effectiveness and change
•Strategy and organization design
•Leadership and strategic change
•Power and politics in organizations
•Role of business in society
•Business and Professional Ethics
•China Economic Weekly
•Journal of Career Assessment
•Journal of Management
•Works regularly with public, private and non-profit firms who manage difficulties
of focusing on strategic growth while maintaining values they consider sacrosanct.
•Frequent speaker in leadership development programs, annual officers'
meetings, and academic conferences. Clients have included AB InBev, Bunge, Emerson,
Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Herman Miller, Occidental, Southwest Airlines, Texas Instruments,
TimeWarner, & WellPoint.
•Active in consulting and executive education in North America, Europe
Dr. Jackson began his career at NASA in Houston,
subsequent consulting experience includes serving as a senior
manager for Ernst & Young Management Consulting and as
a Practice Leader for Hewitt Associates. His academic roles
have included serving in various faculty and administrative
roles at Olin School of Business
at Washington University
in St. Louis, Calvin College, and University
of Michigan's Ross School of Business.
Professor Jackson enjoys traveling, running and time with his