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David W. Frantz

Dean, School of Business and Economics and Associate Professor of Management
Hayes Hall 255N


  • D. Mn. Religion and Psychological Studies, University of Chicago, 1980
  • M. Div. Bethany Theological Seminary, 1977
  • M.A. Theology, University of Chicago, 1975
  • B.A.  Sociology, Psychology, Religion, Social Studies, North Central College 1974
  • Post-doctoral Studies:
    • John Marshall College of Law (1992-1993)
    • Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (1984-1986)
    • Loyola Institute of Industrial Relations (1983-1984)

Current Research Interests

Organizational Change, Transformational and Transactional Leadership, Family Businesses and Entrepreneurship

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • Frantz, D. W. (2001). Adaptation. Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences, London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers (pp. 16-17)
  • Frantz, D. W. (2001). Quality Circles. Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences,`London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers (pp. 1364-1365)
  • Frantz, D. W. (2000) Callahan Enterprises. Annual Advances in Business Cases 1999, New York: McGraw Hill/Society for Case Research (pp. 49-55)
  • Frantz, D. W. and Nathan Harter. (1999) Collegiality: a concept leaders can’t do without. Proteus: a journal of ideas, Fall 1999 (pp.5-8)

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership, Purdue University, 1993-2003
  • Vice President of Human Resources, Saint Agnes Medical Center, 1986-1988
  • Director of Management Planning and Procurement, Evangelical Health Systems, 1984-1986
  • Career Development Manager, Evangelical Health Systems, 1982-1984

Selected Offices Held in National/International Professional Organizations

  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 2007 to present


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