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Leonard J. Glick


Glick, Leonard J.
Senior Academic Specialist and Executive Professor of Management and Organizational Development


Leonard J. Glick
112 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts  02115-5000
 

617-373-4720
l.glick@neu.edu

Education

EdD in Developmental Psychology, Harvard University
EdM, Harvard University
BS, University of Massachusetts

Research and Teaching Interests

Professor Glick teaches Organizational Behavior, Strategic Human Resource Management, Great Companies, and High Commitment Organizations. He is also on the faculty of the Design Management Institute where he teaches “Managing Creative Staff.” Professor Glick’s experience, expertise, and interests include: High performance/High commitment work systems: Professor Glick has significant teaching and consulting experience in the design and implementation of organizations that combine streamlined business processes, empowerment, self-managing teams, learning, and other innovative practices to achieve significant improvements in business results. Individual and Organizational Learning: Professor Glick has lectured on “How to Decrease Training and Increase Learning,” an approach that helps people learn from their work as they work. Organizational Culture, Teams, and Organizational Change: Professor Glick's consulting and teaching frequently involve culture, teams, and change. For example, he recently worked with the management team of an informatics group to increase their skill and sensitivity to the human side of organizational change.

Selected Publications

Glick, L. Cultural Change at Scientific Research Administration. The Leaderful Fieldbook: Strategies and Activities for Developing Leadership in Everyone. Joseph A. Raelin Boston: Davies-Black, 2010.

Glick, L. Cultural Change at Scientific Research Administration. The Leaderful Fieldbook: Strategies and Activities for Developing Leadership in Everyone. Joseph A. Raelin Boston: Davies-Black, 2010.

Glick, L. (2009). Lessons for Managing Creative Staff in Corporate Creativity: Developing an Innovative Organization (pp. 73-80). Allworth Press.

Raelin, J., Glick, L., McLaughlin, K. E., Porter, R. D., Stellar, J. R. (2008). "Reflection-in-Action on Co-op: The Next Learning Breakthrough." Journal of Cooperative Education and Internships, 42(2), 9-15.

Glick, L. (2006). "Lessons for Managing Creative Staff." Design Management Review.

Selected Presentations

Glick, L. (Presenter & Author), 36th Annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, "The Ugly Truth about Student Groups…and an Elegant Solution,” Organizational Behavior Teaching Society of Management Educators, College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C. (June 13, 2009).

Glick, L., The 35th Annual Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, "Starting and Running a Business: Learning Organizational Behavior by Behaving in an Organization," Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Babson College, Wellesley, MA.

Glick, L. , Bannister, B. , Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, ""When OB goes live: Opportunities for Greater Learning Outcomes"," Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Pepperdine University, Malibu CA.

Glick, L. J., Annual Conference, "Reflection in Action of Co-op: The Next Learning Breakthrough," Cooperative Education & Internship Association.

Glick, L. J., Lilly Conference on College & University Teaching - New England, "Whose Class is This Anyway?"

Industry and Academic Experience

Prior to joining Northeastern, Professor Glick had extensive experience in industry. He was an external consultant affiliated with CSC/Index for three years. He consulted on the reengineering of the manufacturing plants of a major chemical company and the facilities organization of a prominent research university. Before that, Professor Glick was an organizational effectiveness consultant for Digital Equipment Corporation for 14 years, with a primary focus on employee development, executive education, high performance work systems, and Six Sigma.

Professional Services

Among his civic responsibilities, Professor Glick has been a member of the Board of Directors of Camp Bauercrest, a non-profit organization, since 1971 and formerly served on the School Committee of Wayland (MA) for six years.

Mailing Address

Leonard J. Glick
112 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts  02115-5000