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Richard McElroy

Richard L. McElroy PHD

How I Might Be Able to Assist

I consider myself a scholar-practitioner with expertise in and having studied, written about, and taught many of the topics pertinent to business operation. I have 20+ years of business consulting experience, engaging in organizational design and effectiveness. I have in the classroom (physical and virtual) brought this background into the student’s learning experience. I like to say that using the various hues of this wide experience I paint a picture of real-world work life upon which students can picture how the theories and concepts of study are actually applied. Contact me on any aspect of designing, aligning and developing organizations!

Professional Projects or Initiatives of Interest

Current Consulting:
Organizational effectiveness project for Spain-based (Barcelona) global pharmaceutical company.

On-Going Research:
Quantum Mechanical Theory of Adult Cognitive Development Pedagogy; The Neuroscience of Educational Practice

Industry Support:
Serve on the Board of Regents for The Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA

Background

Education

Ph.D., Human and Organization Systems
M.A., Human and Organizational Systems
M.A., Organizational Design and Effectiveness
B.S., Nuclear Engineering Technology
B.S., Organization Management

Courses Taught at NECB

HRM 501, Strategic HR Management
HRM 510, Organizational Change & Stewardship
HRM 520, Recruitment & Selection for Org Excellence
HRM 540, Talent Management & Development
HRM 570, Global Human Resource Management
MBA 501, Strategic Leadership & Management
MBA 535, Operations Management

Publications and Lectures

McElroy, R. L. (2012), Measuring Intellectual Behavior: A Study of the Hierarchical Stages of Complex Reasoning in Executive Development. Raleigh, NC, American Institute Press (ISBN 978-1477489925).

McElroy, R. L. (2013). Leaders: Essays on the Science of Leader Development and Action, Raleigh, NC, American Institute Press (ISBN 978-1478114215).