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Alan Randolph, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Department of Management and International Business
Office: Business Center 547
Phone: 410.837.4984
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  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts
  • Graduate Courses, University of North Carolina
  • B.I.E., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Bio

    W. Alan Randolph is professor of international business and leadership. His graduate courses develop real world expertise using international projects and focused study tours to a variety of developed and developing countries. His research focuses on cultures of empowerment and global leadership and is closely linked to his consulting work in organizations around the globe. Recent books, popular with managers around the world include: GO TEAM! Take Your Team to the Next Level and Empowerment Takes More Than A Minute.

  • Research Interests

    Cultures that empower people Global business skills for MBAs Global business challenges Leadership and power in organizations

  • Teaching Interests

    International Business Strategy Global Business Environment Leadership and Empowerment

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Kemery, E. R., Randolph, W. A., & Stickney, L. T. (2014). Preference for Structure in Relation to Empowerment: Adding Clarity to the Role of Boundaries. Organization Management Journal. 11(4), 212-226.

    Research in Progress

    "Leading for agility: How to lead in the face of continuous change" (On-Going)

    "Managerial Practices and Psychological Empowerment as Impacted by National Culture" (On-Going)

    "What leaders do to inspire younger workers" (On-Going)