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Bernice Ledbetter, EdD

Practitioner Faculty of Organizational Theory and Management; Director, Center for Women in Leadership; Academic Director, MS in Management and Leadership


Phone:
(310) 568-5712

Email:  bernice.ledbetter@pepperdine.edu

Bernice Ledbetter Practitioner Faculty of Organizational Theory and Management Director, Center for Women in Leadership

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter serves as Chair of the Master of Science in Leadership and Management degree program at the Graziadio Business School at Pepperdine University, where she teaches graduate-level courses across a range of leadership topics. She is an award winning teacher, and recipient of the Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence, and the George Award for Outstanding Faculty Member.

Dr. Ledbetter's professional background includes serving as a Vice President at Right Management Consultants, internationally known career transition and organizational consulting firm, and co-founding the De Pree Leadership Center dedicated to promoting values-based leading.

Dr. Ledbetter is an active member of the International Leadership Association and regularly presents research at academic conferences. She has authored several articles and book chapters and co-authored the book, Reviewing Leadership: An Evaluation of Current Approaches. Her most recent article "A Values Approach to Advancing Women in Leadership: Using Talent Management to Change the Equation" appeared in the Graziadio Business Review. Dr. Ledbetter is a recognized expert on the topic of women in leadership, she is a regular contributor on the Huffington post Blog, offering practical advice to women in leadership, and has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, and LA Business Journal. Dr. Ledbetter is a frequent key note speaker on advancing women in leadership to industry groups and large organizations including Fortune 500. Dr. Ledbetter led a team in securing a Waves of Innovation grant to launch the Center for Women in Leadershipat Pepperdine University where she serves as the Center's director.

Pepperdine University
Doctor of Education

Fuller Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity

California State University
Bachelor of Science

Education

Pepperdine University

Doctor of Education

Fuller Theological Seminary

Master of Divinity

California State University

Bachelor of Science

Academic, Military and Professional Positions

Academic

Practitioner Faculty, Pepperdine University. (August 1, 2009 - Present).

Doctoral Faculty, Union Institute & University. (July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009).

Assistant Professor, Chair MSLM Program, University of La Verne. (June 1, 2003 - June 30, 2007).

Professional Memberships

International Leadership Association. (November 1998 - Present).

Society of Business Ethics. (2007 - 2010).

Academy of Management. (August 2003 - August 2010).

Development Activities Attended

Seminar, "Peace and Justice," International Leadership Association, Atlanta, GA. (November 2, 2016).

Attended Conference, "Advancing Women in Leadership: Waves of Possibilities," International Leadership Association Women Affinity Group Conference, Pacific Grove, CA. (June 7, 2015 - June 10, 2015).

Tutoring/Mentoring, "Leadership Themes in Shakespeare's Plays," Provost Darryl Tippens, Malibu, CA. (December 6, 2013 - June 2014).

GSBM Faculty Retreat, GSBM, Pasadena, CA. (February 20, 2014 - February 22, 2014).

Retreat, Deer Park Monastery, Escondido, CA. (October 1, 2013 - October 7, 2013).

Retreat, Deer Park Monastery, Escondido, CA. (April 27, 2012 - April 29, 2012).

Workshop, "Leadership Research," ILA, London, UK. (October 26, 2011).

Attended Conference, "Faculty/Staff Retreat," Pepperdine University, Palos Verdes, CA. (October 7, 2011 - October 8, 2011).

Continuing Education, "Chinese Awareness," Center for Teaching & Learning, WLA, CA. (September 20, 2011).

Attended Conference, "African Academy of Management," AOM, San Antonio, TX. (August 11, 2011).

Continuing Education, "Teaching Chinese Students," Assoc. Dean, FT Programs, Malibu, CA. (August 5, 2011).

Continuing Education, "OTM Faculty Retreat," OTM Department, Los Angeles, CA. (July 19, 2011).

Fellowship, "Blended Learning Fellows," Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. (June 2010 - June 2011).

Seminar, "Fulbright Scholars Webinar," Office of Research & Sponsored Programs. (March 23, 2011).

Attended Conference, "GSBM Faculty Conference," GSBM, Oxnard, CA. (March 3, 2011 - March 4, 2011).

Continuing Education, "Faculty Forum," GSBM, West LA. (February 8, 2011).

Seminar, "Whole Person Awareness," GSBM. (August 23, 2010 - September 20, 2010).

Workshop, "Creative Problem Solving," GSBM, Los Angeles, CA. (April 29, 2010 - April 30, 2010).

Continuing Education, "The Future of F-T Programs," F-T Program Associate Dean's Office, Malibu, CA. (March 18, 2010).

Attended Conference, "GSBM Faculty Retreat," GSBM, Malibu, CA. (March 12, 2010).

Continuing Education, "E-Learning Tools," F-T MBA Program Pepperdine University- Collegial Exchange/Mark Mallinger, Malibu, CA. (October 14, 2009).

Continuing Education, "E-Learning," GSBM Faculty, Pepperdine University, West Los Angeles, CA. (October 13, 2009).

Attended Conference, "Faculty Conference," Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. (October 2, 2009).

Continuing Education, "Managing Student Expectations," F-T MBA Program Pepperdine University-Collegial Exchange/Mark Mallinger, Malibu, CA. (September 16, 2009).

Teaching Experience

Pepperdine University

BSCI 617, 6 courses.
BSCI 635, 15 courses.
BSM 476, 3 courses.
BSM 480, 2 courses.
BSM 483, 5 courses.
BSM 484, 6 courses.
BSM 491, 3 courses.
BSM 599, 1 course.
GSBM 699, 4 courses.
MBA 694, 7 courses.
MBAM 685, 2 courses.
OTMT 483, 6 courses.
OTMT 608, 9 courses.
OTMT 617, 9 courses.
OTMT 650, 7 courses.
OTMT 670, 3 courses.
OTMT 672, 11 courses.
OTMT 679, 3 courses.
OTMT 680, 1 course.

Non-Credit Instruction

Guest Lecture. (March 12, 2015).

Guest Lecture. (January 26, 2015).

Global Studies Support Faculty, Global Studies Program, 25 participants. (April 22, 2013 - April 26, 2013).

Directed Student Learning

Directed Individual/Independent Study, "Ethical Leadership." (October 2015 - December 2015).

Advised: Abdulaziz B. Al Saud

Directed Individual/Independent Study, "Leadership Theory & Practice," Fully Employed. (September 2013 - December 2013).
Advised: Chrisitine O'Brien

Directed Individual/Independent Study, "Leadership Theory & Practice," Fully Employed. (August 29, 2012 - October 17, 2012).
Advised: Sandra Harrison, Reina Grundhoefer

Directed Individual/Independent Study, "Leadership & Ethics," Fully Employed. (May 2, 2011 - June 13, 2011).
Advised: Sean Mike Phillips

Publications

Ledbetter, B. L. (2010). Chapter Leading Self in Handbook of Political & Civic Leadership (vol. 2, pp. 886-894). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). Business Leadership for Peace. International Journal of Public Leadership Emerald, 12(3), 239-251.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). PRJ A Values Approach to Advancing Women in Leadership Using Talent Management to Change the Equation. Graziadio Business Review/ Pepperdine Univeristy, 17(3), http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/2014/12/a-values-approach-to-advancing-women-in-leadership/.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2012). PRJ Dialectics of Leadership for Peace: Toward Moral Resistance as a Path to Peace. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 9(5), 11-24.

Ledbetter, B. L., Banks, R., Greenhaulgh, D. (2017). Does Spirituality Make a Difference in Leadership? Graziadio Business Review, 20(3). https://gbr.pepperdine.edu/

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog The Benefits of Gratitude: Why Saying Thank You Matters. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Are you a Queen Bee or a Virtuous Woman. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Here's What You're Doing Right. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Transparency is Key in Ensuring Gender Pay Equity. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog The Business Case for Advancing Women on Boards. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Bringing Gender Parity to Hollywood One Step at a Time. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog 5 Ways to Seize a New Opportunity With Confidence. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Feeling Stuck? Ask Yourself am I Liked or Respected? Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/feeling-stuck-ask-yoursel_b_8763304.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog How Women Can Approach Their End-of-Year Review With Confidence. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/how-women-can-approach-their-end-of-year-review-with-confidence_b_8524610.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Its Not rocket Science to Advance Women in the Workplace. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/its-not-rocket-science-to_b_8235526.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog The World Should Follow California's Lead in Ensuring Equal Pay. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/the-world-should-follow-c_b_8068222.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog 5 Ways Women Can Develop Leadership Skills. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/why-women-are-the-new-mvps_b_7284770.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Why Women are the New MVPs. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/why-women-are-the-new-mvps_b_7284770.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Why Ellen Pao's Case Can Be Seen as a Win for Women. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/why-ellen-paos-case-can-be-seen-as-a-win-for-women_b_6982416.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog 4 Ways to Deal with a Male-Dominated Work Culture. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/4-ways-to-deal-with-a-male-dominated-work-culture_b_6794406.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog 4 Ways Managers Can Spread Holiday Cheer Without Spending a Dime. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/4-ways-managers-can-sprea_b_6309864.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog 6 Leadership Myths ad Realities. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/6-leadership-myths-and-realities_b_6135628.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Want to Move up the Corporate Ladder? You Need a Career Map. Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/want-to-move-up-the-corpo_1_b_5960286.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Despite Regional Differences, Women Across the Globe Face Same Career Advancement Challenges. Huffington Post Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/despite-regional-differences_b_5397444.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Over 9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. and counting! Huffington Post Blog (Women), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/over-9-million-womenowned_b_5094184.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Five Tips for Women Who Want to Advance in Careers. Huffington Post Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/five-tips-for-women-who-want-to-advance-in-careers_b_4988749.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). LA Business Journal Quote Good Intentions: B Corporations Say Socially Conscious Designation Helps Them Connect With Top Talent, Millennials (vol. November 30, 2015). Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Business Journal.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). LA Times Quote Ellen Pao Resigns as Interim CEO of Reddit after Week of Intense Criticism (vol. July 10, 2015, pp. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-tn-ellen-pao-resigns-20150710-story.html). Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Times.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). LA Times Quote Sharing Her Grief, Sheryl Sandberg Becomes More Powerful Role Model (vol. June 4, 2015, pp. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-0604-sheryl-sandberg-20150604-story.html). Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Times.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). LA Times Quote Bias case may yet spur change (vol. March 29, 2015, pp. B1 & B5). Los Angeles, CA: LA Times.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). LA Times Quote 3 Lingering Questions After Ellen Pao's Loss in Silicon Valley Trial (vol. March 28, 2015, pp. http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-ellen-pao-lingering-questions-20150328-story.html). Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Times.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). Women in Leadership, Trends on 2015 (pp. http://newsroom.pepperdine.edu/faculty-experts). Los Angeles, CA: GSBM Marketing.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2008). Entry Global Perspectives on Laity (pp. 463-465). Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.

Ledbetter, B. L. (Panelist), Amgen, "Building Blocks to Team Integration," Amgen, Westlake Village, CA. (January 23, 2017).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Panelist), O'Brien, C. (Panelist), PIHRA Burbank, "Gender Equity in the Workplace: Charting a Course for the Future," PIHRA Burbank, Burbank, CA. (November 15, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Chair), Ledbetter, B. L. (Panelist), Grove, K. (Panelist), Hann, B. (Panelist), Longman, K. (Discussant), The Dynamics of Inclusive Leadership, "ILA Research Informed Leadership Development for Women," International Leadership Association, Atlanta, GA. (November 4, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L., Oman Women Leadership Seminar: Raising Women Leaders in Professional Sphere, "Women in Leadership Workshop: Developing Your Leadership Confidence, Identity, ad Vision," The Oman Ministry of Social Development and Crowe Horwath, Muscat, Oman. (October 12, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L., ESPN Leadership is Ours to Win, "Leadership is Ours to Win," ESPN, Bristol, CT. (September 15, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter Only), Women Leaning In: A Discussion About Women and Entrepreneurship, "Leadership is Ours to Win," Mentorship Works, Santa Barbara, CA. (April 19, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Chair), Ledbetter, B. L. (Panelist), Garcia, S. (Panelist), Tabata, M. (Panelist), Davis, S. (Panelist), Session Title: Women's Perceptions of Leadership, "Women Students' Perception of Leadership," GSEP Work Life Balance Conference, Los Angeles, CA. (March 17, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter Only), International Women's Day, "Now is the Time," Women Network, Irvine, CA. (March 8, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Panelist), Sadri, G. (Panelist), Williams, K. (Panelist), Women in Leadership in Higher Education, "Launching University Centers, Programs and Institutes," Pepperdine Center for Women in Leadership, Pepperdine Drescher Campus Malibu. (March 7, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L., Leadership is Ours to Win, "Pepperdine University Athletics Department," Pepperdine University Athletics Department, Malibu, CA. (February 4, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L., O'Gara Women in Leadership, "Women in Leadership Workshop: Developing Your Leadership Purpose & Vision," O'Gara Coach Company, Beverly Hills, CA. (January 17, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L., "WISE Leadership is Ours to Win," WISE (Women in Sports and Events). (November 19, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Panelist), Schaffer, R. H. (Panelist), Roosa, A. (Panelist), Faculty Research Colloquium, Center for Women in Leadership, Malibu, CA. (November 6, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., Leadership Institute Monthly Luncheon, "Women's Vision; Reflections on The Female Vision: Women's Real Power at Work By Sally Helgesen and Julie Johnson," Center for Women in Leadership-Leadership Institute Mentoring Program, Malibu, CA. (November 4, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., "ILA Business Leadership for Peace," International Leadership Association, Barcelona Spain. (October 16, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., "The Center for Women in Leadership," GSBM Board of Visitors, WLA Campus. (October 8, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., So Cal Gas Co Diversity Council, "Women in Leadership: Realities & Opportunities," Southern CA Gas Company - Sempra Energy, Los Angeles, CA. (September 23, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., AEG Leadership Speaker's Series, "My Leadership Journey," AEG, Grammy Museum at LA Live, Los Angeles, CA. (June 14, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., "ILA Women - Women's Leadership Values: Implications for Talent Management," Women in Leadership - International Leadership Association, Pacific Grove, CA. (June 8, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., MBA Women Connect Breakfast, "Women in Leadership Workshop: Developing Your Leadership Purpose & Vision," National Association of Women MBAs, Irvine, CA. (May 14, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., LA Business Journal Women's Symposium and Awards, "Leadership is Ours to Lose," LA Business Journal, JW Marriott LA Live Los Angeles, CA. (May 4, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., GSEP Diversity Council Meeting, "Center for Women in Leadership," GSEP Diversity Council, WLA Campus, Pepperdine Los Angeles, CA. (March 24, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., Waves of Innovation, "Proposal to Establish the Center for Women in Leadership," Pepperdine University - President's Office, Malibu, CA. (February 5, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Chair), "Religion/Spirituality and Ethical Leadership," International Leadership Association, San Diego, CA. (October 31, 2014).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Panelist), O'Brien, C. (Panelist), Talent Management Symposium, "Global Talent Management: Advancing Women in Leadership, changing the equation," Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA. (April 25, 2014).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Chair), Leadership for Local and Global Resilience: The Challenges of a Shifting Planet, "Moral Stress in Ethical Leadership," International Leadership Association, Montreal, CANADA. (October 31, 2013).

Lacey, M. Y. (Presenter & Author), Tompkins, T. C., Livingstone, L. A., Ledbetter, B. L., Allen, M., Mallinger, M. A., Mangiofico, G. L., Feyerherm, A. E., Narrow Streets, Open Minds, "OB/HR Symposium: A Leadership Salon: Reframing Old Concepts for a New Age," Western Academy of Management, Santa Fe, NM. (March 15, 2013).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter Only), Jasso, S. D. (Presenter Only), Faculty Forum, "Moral Progress and the Occupy Movement: Contradictions or Affirmation," GSBM, West Los Angeles. (November 13, 2012).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), Jasso, S. D. (Presenter Only), Salyards, W. (Presenter Only), International Leadership Association, "The Occupy Movement, Leadership Complexities and the Great Divide between the 99% and the 1%.," International Leadership Association, Denver, CO. (October 26, 2012).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), International Leadership Association 2011, "The Dialects of Leadership for Peace: Toward a Moral Model of Resistance as the Path to Peace," ILA, London, UK. (November 28, 2011).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), Eastern University, "Reviewing Leadership: Historical Trends and Present Concerns," Eastern University, St. Davids, PA. (September 14, 2011).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), Feyerherm, A. E. (Presenter Only), Egan, T. D. (Presenter Only), Jue, A. (Presenter Only), Kolbe, K. (Presenter Only), Academy of Management, "Models & Cases: Integral Approaches to Balance and Transcendence," AOM, San Antonio, TX. (August 15, 2011).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), International Leadership Association, "High-Speed Trust: Can Gen Y Meet the Challenge of Leadership 2.0?," International Leadership Association, Boston, MA. (October 29, 2010).

Ledbetter, B. L., International Leadership Association, "Leading Towards Peace: Resistance Leadership as 2.0 Leading," International Leadership Association, Boston, MA. (October 28, 2010).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter Only), Faculty Conference, "Teaching Ethics," Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. (October 8, 2010).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), Academy of Management; All, "Compassion Organizing Competence: A Case Study Analysis of the Masangane Treatment Program in Matatiele, South Africa," Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. (August 8, 2010).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), International Leadership Association, "Engendering Adaptive Work," International Leadership Association, Prague, Czech Republic. (November 12, 2009).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), Association for Practical & Professional Ethics Annual Conference, "Ethical Values of Women Leaders: Benevolence & Achievement," Association for Practical & Professional Ethics, Cincinnati, OH. (March 6, 2009).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), International Leadership Association, "The Courage to Lead: Leadership Themes in Scott Joplin's Opera Treemonisha," International Leadership Association, Los Angeles, CA. (November 14, 2008).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics World Congress, "Compassion Organizing Competence: A Case Study Analysis of the Masangane Program in South Africa," International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics World Congress, Cape Twon, South Africa. (July 16, 2008).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), International Leadership Association, "Interpreting the Impact, Culture, and Sustainability of Leadership: Implications for Leadership Education and Development," International Leadership Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (November 13, 2007).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), Society of Business Ethics, "An Interdisciplinary Approach to Values and Leadership," Society of Business Ethics, Philadelphia, PA. (August 6, 2007).

Ledbetter, B. L., Western Academy of Management, "The Razor's Edge of Leadership: Simulating the Uncertainty of Business," Western Academy of Management, Missoula, MT. (March 25, 2007).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter Only), Western Academy of Management, "Symphony," Western Academy of Management, Long Beach, CA. (March 26, 2006).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), Western Organizational Management Teaching Conference, "Leveraging Group Projects for Organizational Benefit: The Triple Bottom-line Approach for Team Project Assignments," Western Organizational Management Teaching Conference, La Verne, CA. (February 11, 2006).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Presenter & Author), International Leadership Association, "Leading Through Shared Values," International Leadership Association, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (November 12, 2005).

Ledbetter, B. L., Western Organizational Management Teaching Conference, "Orchestrating Student Led Team Projects Toward Successful Outcomes," Western Organizational Management Teaching Conference, La Verne, CA. (February 26, 2005).

Ledbetter, B. L., Cosentino, L., Schaffer, R., Roosa, A., Heath, K., "Waves of Innovation Phase II," Sponsored by Pepperdine University, President's Office, Pepperdine University, $148,000.00. (February 2015 - Present).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Principal), Schaffer, R. H. (Co-Principal), Cosentino, L. (Co-Principal), Rossa, A. (Co-Principal), Heath, K. (Co-Principal), "Center for Women in Leadership," Sponsored by Waves of Innovation Phase I, Pepperdine University, $148,000.00. (April 1, 2015 - December 2, 2016).

Ledbetter, B. L. (Principal), Schaffer, R. H. (Co-Principal), Cosentino, L. (Co-Principal), Rossa, A. (Co-Principal), Heath, K. (Co-Principal), "Center for Women in Leadership," Sponsored by Waves of Innovation Phase I, Pepperdine University, $4,000.00. (December 18, 2014 - February 2, 2015).

Ledbetter, B. L., Banks, R., Greenhalgh, D. (2016). Book Reviewing Leadership: A Christian Evaluation of Current Approaches. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic.

Ledbetter, B. L. Women of Uganda. Women in Leadership book.

Ledbetter, B. L. Women in Oman: Leadership Style Preferences in the Context of Peace. Gender in Management: An International Journal. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journal/gm

O'Brien, C. M., Ledbetter, B. L. PRJ Women in Leadership: Pathways and Barriers in Knowledge-Based Organizations. Graziadio Business Review/ Pepperdine University.

Service

Editorial and Review Activities

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, "Annual Conference Submission to Leadership Scholarship MIG," International Leadership Association, 5 reviews. (March 11, 2017 - April 11, 2017).

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, "Annual Conference Submission to Leadership Scholarship MIG," International Leadership Association, 5 reviews. (March 11, 2016 - April 11, 2016).

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, "Annual Conference Submission to Leadership Scholarship MIG," International Leadership Association, 5 reviews. (March 11, 2015 - April 11, 2015).

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International Leadership Association, Scholarship Track. (April 2014).

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International Leadership Association, Scholarship Track. (April 2013).

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International Leadership Association, 9 reviews. (April 1, 2012 - April 10, 2012).

Department

Student Recruiter, MSML Recruitment, Member. (January 17, 2012 - Present).

Committee Member, F-T Program Committee, Member. (January 2017 - September 2017).

Mentor, Mentor Colleagues. (October 18, 2010 - 2015).

Committee Member, MSML Committee, Member. (September 2009 - December 2014).

Committee Member, F-T Program Committee, Member. (September 2010 - December 2013).

Attendee, Meeting, MSML Program Support, Member. (July 9, 2011 - November 19, 2011).

Workshop Organizer, Collaborator. (October 1, 2010 - February 15, 2011).

Task Force Member, F-T Program Curriculum Task Force, Member. (August 3, 2010 - November 12, 2010).

Other

Mentor, Mentoring, mentor. (February 8, 2011 - Present).

Thesis Chair, MSOD Program, Thesis Chair. (January 2016 - December 2016).

Reviewer, Gettysburg College, Reviewer. (September 25, 2011 - October 13, 2011).

Reviewer, Earlham School of Religion, Peer Reviewer for Promotion. (September 5, 2011 - October 13, 2011).

Committee Member, Union Institute & University, Member. (June 7, 2011 - June 8, 2011).

Pepperdine University

Center for Women in Leadership, Director. (February 2015 - Present).

Committee Member, University Management Committee, Member. (November 17, 2014 - December 15, 2016).

Committee Member, Howard A. White Selection Committee, Member. (April 9, 2015 - September 1, 2015).

Professional

AOM Management Spirituality & Religion (MSR) Interest Group, Lead Project Management for Five-Ye review and Division Status Application. (August 2010 - January 2012).

Reviewer, International Leadership Association, Member. (May 2008 - June 2008).

Public/Community

Committee Member, 2020 Women on Boards, Member. (August 4, 2016 - Present).

Board of Directors - non-profit Organization, California Women's Conference Board, Member. (September 2016 - December 2017).

Board of Directors - non-profit Organization, Vesper Society, Member. (January 2009 - December 2014).

School

Committee Member, Impact Task Force, Member. (July 2017 - Present).

Committee Member, Learning Assurance Committee, Member. (June 28, 2016 - Present).

Chairperson, Academic Director, MSML Program. (January 2015 - Present).

Facilitated NS Orientation for MSML;Faculty resenter LMOC concentration, New Student Orientation; MSML NS Orientation. (August 16, 2014 - Present).

Faculty committee member, GSBM Ad Hoc Grade Grievance, Member. (January 19, 2017).

Student Recruiter, Recruitment Online MBA Program. (October 8, 2014 - December 2016).

Program Organizer, Center for Women in Leadership, Director. (November 2015 - December 5, 2015).

Committee Member, GSBM Dean's Search Committee, Member. (December 15, 2014 - May 19, 2015).

Faculty Presenter, New Student Orientation. (August 23, 2012 - 2014).

Committee Member, MSHR Program Proposal. (January 12, 2013 - November 2014).

Committee Member, Faculty Council, Member. (August 1, 2012 - August 26, 2014).

Committee Member, SEER Faculty. (June 29, 2010 - March 2014).

Faculty committee member, GSBM Ethics Committee, Member. (December 3, 2011).

Student Recruiter, Recruitment, Faculty Recruiter. (June 21, 2011 - December 1, 2011).

New Student Orientation, FT Programs Orientation, Presenter. (August 23, 2011).

Attendee, Meeting, University Advancement/GSBM Dean's Office, Member. (May 6, 2011).

Student Recruiter, GSBM Admissions & Recruitment. (April 10, 2010 - November 9, 2010).

Student Organization

Student Org Advisor (Professional Org), International MBA Women. (August 1, 2012 - April 2014).

Unofficial advisor, Baylor Ethical Leadership Case Competition Team. (November 12, 2012).

Consulting

Management, Pepperdine University Center for Women in Leadership, Los Angeles, CA. (February 5, 2015 - Present).

Management, Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles, CA. (September 8, 2015 - September 23, 2015).

Management, Graziadio School of Business & Management Board of Visitors Executive Committee, Newport Beach, CA. (August 15, 2015 - September 14, 2015).

Management, Seaver College Pepperdine University, Malibu Campus. (April 29, 2015 - June 25, 2015).

Management, National Association of Women MBAs - MBA Women Connect Breakfast, Irvine, CA. (March 12, 2015 - May 14, 2015).

Management, Pepperdine Human Resources Office, Malibu Campus. (October 8, 2014 - November 14, 2014).

Management, Pepperdine GAN Orange County COLE, IGC. (September 22, 2014).

Management, Universal Music Group, Santa Monica, CA. (September 19, 2014).

Training and Development, Rotary, Westchester, CA. (July 2, 2014).

Management, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. (April 28, 2014 - May 22, 2014).

Training & Development, Leadership Society Club, FTP Malibu,CA. (September 19, 2013).

Management, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. (November 8, 2011).

Management, Administration - Gabriella's Staff - Pepperdine University, WLA Campus. (July 22, 2011).

Awards and Honors

Service, Professional

George Award, GSBM Board of Visitors. (April 8, 2016).

Service, University

Nominee John Nicks Service Award, GSBM. (February 2017).

"Above and Beyond" Faculty Award, GSBM Alumni Network Leadership Council. (July 22, 2016).

Nominee John Nicks Service Award, GSBM. (February 2016).

Waves of Innovation, Office of the President. (February 7, 2015).

Nominee John Nicks Service Award, GSBM. (January 2015).

 

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Ledbetter, B. L. (2012). PRJ Dialectics of Leadership for Peace: Toward Moral Resistance as a Path to Peace. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 9(5), 11-24.

Ledbetter, B. L., Banks, R., Greenhaulgh, D. (2017). Does Spirituality Make a Difference in Leadership? Graziadio Business Review, 20(3). https://gbr.pepperdine.edu/

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog The Benefits of Gratitude: Why Saying Thank You Matters. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Are you a Queen Bee or a Virtuous Woman. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Here's What You're Doing Right. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Transparency is Key in Ensuring Gender Pay Equity. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog The Business Case for Advancing Women on Boards. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2016). HP Blog Bringing Gender Parity to Hollywood One Step at a Time. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/5-ways-to-seize-a-new-opp_b_9041914.html.

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Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Feeling Stuck? Ask Yourself am I Liked or Respected? Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/feeling-stuck-ask-yoursel_b_8763304.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog How Women Can Approach Their End-of-Year Review With Confidence. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/how-women-can-approach-their-end-of-year-review-with-confidence_b_8524610.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Its Not rocket Science to Advance Women in the Workplace. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/its-not-rocket-science-to_b_8235526.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog The World Should Follow California's Lead in Ensuring Equal Pay. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/the-world-should-follow-c_b_8068222.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog 5 Ways Women Can Develop Leadership Skills. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/why-women-are-the-new-mvps_b_7284770.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Why Women are the New MVPs. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/why-women-are-the-new-mvps_b_7284770.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog Why Ellen Pao's Case Can Be Seen as a Win for Women. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/why-ellen-paos-case-can-be-seen-as-a-win-for-women_b_6982416.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). HP Blog 4 Ways to Deal with a Male-Dominated Work Culture. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/4-ways-to-deal-with-a-male-dominated-work-culture_b_6794406.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog 4 Ways Managers Can Spread Holiday Cheer Without Spending a Dime. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/4-ways-managers-can-sprea_b_6309864.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog 6 Leadership Myths ad Realities. Huffington Post Business Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/6-leadership-myths-and-realities_b_6135628.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Want to Move up the Corporate Ladder? You Need a Career Map. Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/want-to-move-up-the-corpo_1_b_5960286.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Despite Regional Differences, Women Across the Globe Face Same Career Advancement Challenges. Huffington Post Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/despite-regional-differences_b_5397444.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Over 9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. and counting! Huffington Post Blog (Women), http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/over-9-million-womenowned_b_5094184.html.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2014). HP Blog Five Tips for Women Who Want to Advance in Careers. Huffington Post Blog, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-bernice-ledbetter/five-tips-for-women-who-want-to-advance-in-careers_b_4988749.html.
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Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). LA Times Quote Ellen Pao Resigns as Interim CEO of Reddit after Week of Intense Criticism (vol. July 10, 2015, pp. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-tn-ellen-pao-resigns-20150710-story.html). Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Times.

Ledbetter, B. L. (2015). LA Times Quote Sharing Her Grief, Sheryl Sandberg Becomes More Powerful Role Model (vol. June 4, 2015, pp. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-0604-sheryl-sandberg-20150604-story.html). Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Times.

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