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Alan Goldman

Professor of Practice

Office:FAB N106C
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 602-543-1035
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: alan.goldman@asu.edu
Alan Goldman

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Ph.D., University of Colorado; M.A., San Francisco State University; B.Ed., University of Miami.

Research Areas
Destructive leadership; dysfunctional organizations; management consulting; negotiation & conflict resolution; psychology & psychopathology of leadership; industrial/organizational psychology; U.S.-Japan: JVs, leadership; expatriations

Recent Consulting
Academy of Management, PDW - Professional Development Workshop - at the Academy of Management Conference in Anaheim, CA, August 2008; ASU, School of Global Management & Leadership, Stage II development - Creation and delivery of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Training for Health Care Professionals, 2007-2008; Arizona Academy of Family Physicians, I served as communication coach, consultant and speech writer for Dr. James Dearing, 2006.

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
AOM Best Paper Award, 2007; Arizona State University, Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Alan Goldman, in recognition of outstanding performance and contributions to the honors students of the university,  2006; AOM Best Paper Award in the Management Consulting Division, 2005.

Professional Leadership
Editorial Board, Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 1994-present; Reviewer, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 2005-present; Editorial Board, Journal of Business Communication, 1994-1997

Representative Publications
Goldman, A. (2011). "Demagogue to Dialogue: An Alternative to Toxic Leadership in Corporate Downsizing" Organizational Dynamics, 40(3), 235-241.

Goldman, A. (2008). "Company on the Couch: Unveiling Toxic Behavior in Dysfunctional Organizations." Journal of Management Inquiry, 17(3), 226-238.

Goldman, A. (2008). "Consultant and Critics on the Couch." Journal of Management Inquiry, 17(3), 243-249.






ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

MGT 300 - Org & Mgt Leadership
Analyzes strategic, behavioral, and human resource management perspectives, including principles of strategic management and leadership of human resources.

MGT 310 - Collaborative Team Skills
Development of skills in managing and working in collaborative environments. Theories and applications in small group dynamics and team facilitation.

MGT 400 - Cross-Cultural Management
Cultural role in international business relations; applied principles of cross-cultural communications, negotiations, and management; regional approaches to business relations.

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