Rae André has been teaching leadership and sustainability in undergraduate and graduate business schools for a decade, and she is now focusing on helping other teachers develop courses and modules on climate leadership in academic, professional, and community settings. An organizational psychologist, she teaches the psychological aspects of climate leadership along with scientific and systems thinking.
Dr. André has also had a career-long interest in organizational design. Her articles on government-sponsored enterprises, quangos, benefit corporations, economic development organizations and the organizational gray sector have appeared in such journals as Business Horizons, the Journal of Business Ethics, Economic Development Quarterly, the Non-Profit Quarterly, and the Journal of General Management.
Dr. André is the recipient of the David L. Bradford Outstanding Educator Award for demonstrated achievement over a lifetime from the Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society. Her paper “Using Leadered Groups in Organizational Behavior and Management Survey Courses,” received the Fritz Roethlisberger Memorial Award for the Best Paper in the Journal of Management Education. She served MOBTS as president from 2010 to 2013.
She is the author of eight books and monographs and more than four dozen articles. Her books include Organizational Behavior: An Introduction to Your Life in Organizations (Prentice-Hall), Take Back the Sky: Protecting Communities in the Path of Aviation Expansion (Sierra Club Books), Researchers Hooked on Teaching (edited with Peter Frost, Sage Publications), Positive Solitude (Harper Collins), and The 59:Second Employee: How to Stay One Second Ahead of Your One-Minute Manager (Houghton Mifflin).