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Lad, Lawrence

Associate Professor - Management
College of Business

llad@butler.edu
317/940-9530

Holcomb Building - 138




Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Business strategy
  • Strategy of response to social issues
  • Business-government relations
  • International strategy
  • Business linkages in the community

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

BOOKS

2005 - Waddock, S., Claire, J., and Lad, L., Managing Mindfully: Learning and Teaching Mindful Leadership.

2005 - Lad, L., Emotion Commotion: A Dad Deals with Divorce and a Life in Transition, Indianapolis, IN, Phoenix Images

1992 - Lawrence J. Lad, Current Principles and Practices in Association Self-Regulation, Washington, D.C.: American Society of Association Executives.

1974 - Kent J. Chabotar and Lawrence J. Lad, Evaluation Guidelines for Training Programs, Lansing, MI: Midwest Intergovernmental Training Committee/U.S. Civil Service Commission.

BOOK CHAPTER

1997 - Lawrence J. Lad and David Luechauer, “The Path to Servant Leadership”, in Spears, L. ed., Reflections on Servant Leadership, Jossey Bass, San Francisco

PUBLICATIONS (refereed research and published proceedings)

2002 - Waddock, S., Claire, J., Lad, L., “Teaching Management Mindfully, When Crisis Strikes”, in Proceeding of IABS, Victoria, BC.

2002 - Altman, B., Smith, W., Van Dusen, C., Lad, L. “Teaching Business and Society On-Line: Pointers and Perspectives” in Proceeding of IABS, Victoria, BC.

Please see CV for complete list

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Associate Professor of Management


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees
1981-1985 - Boston University; Boston, Massachusetts
Degree: Doctor of Business Administration
Major: Management Policy
Minor: Organization Behavior

1977-1981 - Boston University; Boston, Massachusetts
Degree: Master of Business Administration
Major: Management Policy

1974-1975 - Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI
Degree: Master of Public Administration
Major: Program Planning and Evaluation

1970-1974 - Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI
Degree: B.S. in Social Science
Major: Labor and Industrial Relations

Awards/Honors

  • 1996 - Nominee, Program Chair for 1998 Conference, International Association of Business and Society
  • 1989 - Honorary Crane Manager, Crane Naval Weapons Support Center
  • 1989 - Teaching Excellence Award, MBA-CIP Program, Indiana University
  • 1988 - S.F. Otteson Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching, Indiana University
  • 1987 - Teaching Excellence Award, MBA-CIP Program, Indiana University
  • 1987 - S.F. Otteson Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching, Indiana University
  • 1986 - Best Paper Award, Social Issues in Management Division, Academy of Management
  • 1986 - S.F. Otteson Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching, Indiana University
  • 1985 - Participation in Doctoral Consortium, Business Policy and Planning and Social Issues in Management Divisions, Academy of Management, San Diego, California

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • 1990-Present - International Association for Business and Society
  • 1981-Present - Academy of Management--Business Policy and Planning, Social Issues in Management, and Management History Divisions
  • 1987-Present - The Strategic Leadership Forum--Board Member
  • 1988-1991 - Delta Sigma Pi--Professional Business Fraternity (Faculty Advisor).

Professional Experience
1991- Present Associate Professor, College Business, Butler University

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Administrative Policy, Business Policy, Public Policies Toward Business, Business Research, and Business and the Community.

2001- Present Adjunct Associate Professor, Krannert School of Business, Purdue University

  • Teach International Strategy in on-line EMBA in Agribusiness

1989-1993 - Summer Faculty, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

1991-1993 Management Development Program (MDP),
Team-Building

1989-1990 Institute for Education Management (IEM), Strategic Management and Crisis Management

1989-1991 - Associate Director of Executive Education, School of Business, Indiana University

  • Responsible for the start-up and management of the Indianapolis office. With a budget of $150,000 marketed a portfolio of 24 programs, supervised a staff of three, and served as a liaison with faculty for course design and delivery.
Please see CV for complete list