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Ann E. Feyerherm, PhD
Professor of Organizational Theory and Management

Phone: (310) 568-5598
E-mail: ann.feyerherm@pepperdine.edu

  • PhD, University of Southern California
  • MS, Iowa State University
  • BA, Iowa State University

Currently, Dr. Feyerherm is the Chair of the Applied Behavior Science and Organization Theory and Management Department. Before earning her doctorate, Dr. Feyerherm spent 11 years as a manager of organization development at Procter & Gamble, where she was involved in employee relations, organization design, and corporate downsizing. As a consultant, she has worked with Healthways, Honeywell, Monsanto, Frito-Lay, Two Chefs on a Roll and Boeing on projects such as improving multifunctional teams, creating learning organizations, negotiating effectively, leadership development and managing change. Dr. Feyerherm conducted research on the role of leadership in negotiating regulatory policy. She is particularly interested in mediation and negotiation of environmental issues and in inter-organizational collaboration across government, business, and environmental communities. In addition, she is interested in increasing human capacity through strength-based approaches. Her work has been published in the Leadership Quarterly, The Graziadio Business Report, and several book chapters. She regularly presents at the Academy of Management and Western Academy of Management. Dr. Feyerherm currently serves in a five year leadership position of the Organization Development and Change Division of the Academy of Management.

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