Faculty – Bonnie Richley

BonnieRichley - Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior

Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior
Interim Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, Case Western Reserve University

bar2@case.edu
(216) 368-2117

Initially Appointed: 2004

Richley currently teaches action learning, sustainability, and team learning and development focusing on team leadership, team membership and client management at Case Western Reserve University where she is also a master executive coach and was the lead faculty for an international institute. She was nominated for teaching excellence in 2008. Her teaching experience includes leadership assessment and development for senior executives, EMBAs, MBAs, organizational behavior courses for MBAs and MSODAs and sustainability for the MPODs.

Richley’s teaching and research interests are social business innovations (SBIs), values, positive organizational change, teams, gender disparity, leadership training, experiential learning theory, learning flexibility, leadership assessment and development, executive coaching and team learning and development. She conducted webinars on “Sustainability: A Whole-Systems Approach” in January 2010 and 2012. She has published scholarly and practitioner articles on the diffusion of Social Business Innovations (SBI), organizational change, corporate values, managing by values, and team learning and development. Journals and books include: Global Sustainability Initiatives: New Models and New Approaches, Career Development International, ODPRACTITIONER, Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies, European Business Forum, and Handbook of Business Strategy. She recently submitted a paper on “Enhancing action learning: Developing client management, project management and team skills.”

Richley is also co-author of the book Managing by Values (2006, Palgrave MacMillan) and has presented papers at national and international conferences including the Academy of Management, Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Learning Positive Change, and the European Academy of Management. She is also an invited guest speaker on issues to include Appreciative Inquiry, sustainability, gender disparity, leadership, change, adult learning theories, organizational learning, competency development, and coaching. Prior to joining the faculty at Case Western Reserve, Richley was a Visiting Professor at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, where she taught leadership assessment and development, organizational behavior, and the course Managing People: Fostering Excellence in Work Organizations. She also designed and delivered basic and advanced coaching certification programs for faculty and staff.

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2009
M.S., Case Western Reserve University, 1999
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College, 1993
A.B., Cuyahoga Community College, 1990


Interests and Courses

Research

Social Business Innovations
The Diffusion of Social Business Innovations
Forms of Cooperative Organizing
Team Learning and Development involving Team Interaction Quality and both Innovative and Execution Capacities
Experiential Learning Theory
Learning Needs Theory of Motivation and individual capacity development
Gender Disparity
Action Learning
Innovation
Managing by Values
Organization Development and Change
Positive Organizational Scholarship and Practice including Appreciative Inquiry
Gender and Diversity
Women in Science, Engineering and Technology
Qualitative Research Design, Methods and Analysis

Teaching

Social Business Innovations
Diffusion of Social Business Innovations
Team Skills
Team Learning and Development
Action Learning
Leadership Assessment and Development
Executive Coaching
Managing by Values
Organization Development and Change
Positive Organizational Scholarship and Practice including Appreciative Inquiry
Individual Change and Human Development
Human Value in Organizations (individual, interpersonal, group, organizational levels)
Organizational Behavior
General Management
Qualitative Research Design, Methods and Analysis

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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    Selected Publications

    • Case, S. S., Richley, B. A. (2014). In Ronald Burke & Deborah Major (Ed.),
      Barriers to Women in Science: Examining the Interplay Between Individaul Work-Family Desires and Expectations and Gendered Institutional Research Cultures on Women Scientists Desired Futures (pp. 291-334). Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar: Edward Elgar.
    • Richley, B. A., Cooperrider, D. L. (2013).
      The Generative Diffusion of Innovation. (vol. 4, pp. 361-376). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
    • Richley, B. A., Case, S. S. (2013). In Ron Burke & D. Major (Ed.),
      Barriers to Women in Science: Examining the Interplay Between Individual Work-Family Desires and Expectations and Gendered Institutional Research Cultures on Women Scientists desired Futures (pp. 291-334). Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar: Edward Elgar.
    • Case, S. S., Richley, B. A. (2013). In Jeremy Jacobs (Ed.),
      Gendered Institutional Research Cultures in Science: The Post-Doc Transition for Women Scientists (vol. 16, issue 3, pp. 327-349). Jeremy Jacobs: Community, Work, and Family.
    • Richley, B. A. (2010).
      Sustainability: A Whole Systems Perspective (vol. 4, issue 8, pp. 117-130). Gliwice: Organization and Management.
    • Richley, B. A. (2009).
      A Theory of Socio-Business Diffusion: Understanding the influence of Mondragon Corporacion Cooperativa and its impact as a positive force for change at the intersection of business and society. Cleveland, OH: Case Western Reserve University.
    • Richley, B. A. (2008). In S. Clegg and J.R. Bailey (Ed.),
      Corporate Values (pp. 305-308). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    • Dolan, S., Richley, B. A., Garcia, S., Lingham, T. (2008).
      Management by Values (MBV): Culture redesign for managing organizational complexity in a global economy. European Business Forum.
    • Richley, B. A. (2008). In J.A.F. Stoner and C. Wankel (Ed.),
      Learning to Cooperate: A model at the nexus of business and society and its impact around the world. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
    • Richley, B. A., Lingham, T. (2007).
      A Time to Build: Strategically linking positive and conventional change methodologies to develop leadership capacity. (vol. 39, issue 1, pp. 5-11). ODPRACTITIONER.
    • Lingham, T., Richley, B. A., Rezania, D. (2006).
      An Evaluation System for Training Programs: A case study using a four-phase approach (vol. 11, issue 4, pp. 334-351). Career Development International Journal.
    • Lingham, T., Richley, B. A., Serlavos, R. S.
      Measuring and Mapping Team Interaction: A cross-cultural comparison of US and Spanish MBA teams. (vol. 16, issue 1, pp. 5-27). Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal.
    • Richley, B. A. In J.A.F. Stoner and C. Wenkel (Ed.),
      Learning to Cooperate: A model at the nexus of business and society and its impact around the world. (pp. 61-84).
    • Dolan, S., Richley, B. A.
      Management by Values (MBV): A new philosophy for a new economic order. (vol. 7, issue 1, pp. 235-238). Handbook of Business Strategy.
    • Dolan , S., Garcia, S., Richley, B. A.
      Managing by Values: A corporate guide to living, being alive, and making a living in the 21st century. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.


    Presentations

    • Richley, B. A. (Presenter & Author), Lingham, T. (Presenter & Author), Madden, J. (Presenter & Author), Wall, J. (Presenter & Author) Academy of Management Conference, ""Service Learning using an Action Learning Approach to Inspire a Better World", Academy of Managment, Orlando, Florida. (2013).
    • Richley, B. A. Foundation for Enterprise Development, Beyster Fellowship Symposium, "“We the People.” Documentary Discussant. ", The Beyster Institute, La Jolla, CA. (2013).
    • Richley, B. A. (Presenter Only), Lingham, T. (Presenter Only) Academy of Management, "Care-based Practices: An emergent conversation on creating and sustaining care in action. ", Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. (2010).
    • Richley, B. A. Beyster Fellowship Symposium, "A Theory of Socio-business Diffusion: Understanding the influence of Mondragon Corporacion Cooperativa as a positive force for change at the intersection of business and society", Beyster Foundation, La Jolla, CA. (2010).
    • Whitehouse, P. J., Whitehouse, C., Richley, B. A., Lingham, T., Schiller, M., Willoughby, G. World Appreciative Inquiry Summit, "Intergenerativity: learning between and among to create the sustainable beyond", Fowler Center, Kathmandu Nepal. (2009).
    • Richley, B. A. Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change. , "An inquiry into the diffusion of a values-based innovation: A study of Mondragon Corporacion Cooperativa and its influence as a business/social model. ", Fowler Center, Cleveland, OH. (2006).
    • Lingham, T., Richley, B. A., Soler, C. Academy of Management, "Experience of organizational change: The significance of conversations across levels. ", Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii. (2005).
    • Lingham, T., Richley, B. A., Royo, C. Academy of Management, "T-groups revisited: The significance of sensitivity training to managerial learning and development for the 21st century. ", Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii. (2005).
    • Lingham, T., Serlavos, R., Richley, B. A. European Academy of Management, "Conversational spaces in teams: An exploratory cross-cultural study of American and Spanish MBA teams.", European Academy of Management, Munich, Germany. (2005).
    • Lingham, T., Richley, B. A., Calabretta, G., Espanyo, J., Hohberger, J., Rezania, D., Straub, C., Suarez-Barraza, M. European Academy of Management, "The hedgehog, the fox, but not the magister’s pox: Theorizing about the creative process in organizational research drawing from the experience of scientists and artists. ", European Academy of Management, Munich, Germany. (2005).
    • Richley, B. A., Lingham, T. Academy of Management, "Examining a gendered culture: Individual and institutional factors impacting women’s desired futures.", Academy of Management, New Orleans, LA. (2004).


    Academic and Professional Activities

    • European Mentoring and Coaching Council. 2005 - Present
    • Academy of Management. 1999 - Present
    • Organizational Development Network. 1998 - Present
    • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Committee on Minority Affairs, 2014 - Present
    • Faculty Liaison, Human Resources, 2014
    • Committee Member, PhD Admissions Committee, 2013 - Present
    • Committee Member, Case Western Reserve University, Women Faculty Committee, 2013 - 2014
    • Faculty Co-Trainer and Team Coach, Case Western Reserve University, HR Department, 2013 - 2014
    • Panelist, Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland, OH, 2013 - Present
    • Faculty Representative, MPOD Program (Open House), 2012
    • Faculty Director, Executive Education Custom Program, 2012 - Present
    • Faculty INstructor and Trainer, WSOM Executive Education Custom Program, 2012 - Present
    • Committee Member, Strategic Plan Workgroup, 2012 - Present
    • Committee Chair, Minority Affairs Committee, 2012 - Present
    • Faculty Co-Trainer and Team Coach, Case Western Reserve University, HR Department, 2012 - 2013
    • Faculty Advisor, Case Western Reserve Univeristy, Undergraduate Program, 2012
    • Faculty Advisor, Case Western Reserve University, Undergraduate Program, 2012
    • Associate Editor For Social Issues in Management Division, Academy of Management, 2012 - 2013
    • Reviewer, Conference Paper, Academy of Management, 2012
    • Faculty Representative, MPOD Program, 2011
    • Faculty Instructor, "Sustainability, Innovation and Qualitative Research Design., Department of Organizational Behavior (PhD program), 2011
    • Senior Executive Master Faculty Coach, WSOM Executive Education (LDD), 2011 - 2012
    • Faculty Representative, WSOM, Case Competition, 2011
    • Faculty Director, XLRI EMBA Program, WSOM Executive Education, 2011
    • Faculty Panelist, WSOM, Fowler Center, 2011
    • Faculty Representative from the Organizational Behavior Department, WSOM, Executive Education (Open House), 2011
    • Faculty Facilitator, WSOM, MBA Orientation, 2011
    • Faculty Instructor, Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers, WSOM Executive Education (ESADE EMBA Program), 2011
    • Faculty Advisor, WSOM (ERASMUS School of Management), 2011
    • Committee Member, WSOM, FT Core Faculty Committee, 2011
    • Judge and Committee Member, WSOM, Case Aspen Competition, 2011
    • Faculty Co-Facilitator, WSOM, Dean's Weekend, 2011
    • Faculty Representative, WSOM, Dean's Weekend, 2011
    • Faculty Representative, WSOM, Dean's Weekend, 2011
    • Faculty Advisor, WSOM, Dynamic Women of Weatherhead Club, 2011
    • Faculty Representative, WSOM, Weatherhead Showcase, 2011
    • Committee Member, Case Western Reserve University, Minority Affairs Committee, 2011 - 2012
    • Committee Member, Case Western Reserve University, Women Faculty Committee, 2011 - 2012
    • Faculty Co-Trainer and Team Coach, Case Western Reserve University, HR Department, 2011 - 2012
    • Faculty Presenter, MSPOD Program, 2010
    • Faculty Advisor, Wilson Healthcare Cooperative, 2010 - 2011
    • Facutly Co-Instructor, WSOM Executive Education Open Program, 2010
    • Originator, Faculty Representative and Judge, Beyster Essay Contest Committee, 2010
    • Committee Member, Student Experience Committee, 2010
    • Judge and Coach, Sutainability Case Competition: Aspen Institute, 2010
    • Faculty Instructor, Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers, WSOM Executive Education (ESADE EMBA Program), 2010
    • Faculty Advisor, WSOM (ERASMUS School of Management), 2010
    • Faculty Advisor, WSOM, Dynamic Women at Weatherhead Club, 2009 - 2011
    • Senior Executive Master Faculty Coach, WSOM Executive Education (LDD), 2009 - 2010
    • Faculty Instructor, Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers, WSOM Executive Education (ESADE EMBA Program), 2009
    • Faculty Advisor, WSOM (ERASMUS School of Management), 2009
    • Faculty Co-Trainer, Case Western Reserve University, HR Department, 2009 - 2010
    • Co-Trainer, Case Western Reserve University, HR Department, 2009
    • Facilitator, Cleveland Schools that Can, Cleveland, OH, 2009
    • Faculty Advisor, Dynamic Women in Business Club, 2008 - Present
    • Committee Member, Member of MBA Task Force Initiative , 2008
    • Senior Executive Master Coach, WSOM Executive Education (Barnes Group Custom Program), 2007 - 2008
    • Co-Consultant and Trainer, WSOM Executive Education (Barnes Group Custom Program), 2007
    • Senior Executive Master Coach, WSOM Executive Education (Coaching as a Culture of Leadership), 2007
    • Senior Executive Master Coach, WSOM Executive Education (Barnes Group Custom Program), 2007
    • Senior Executive Master Coach, WSOM Executive Education (Dealer Tire Custom Program), 2007
    • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Business Strategy, 2007 - Present
    • Graduate Representative, President's Executive Committee, University Women's Center, 2002


    Awards

    • Rutgers Research Fellow, Rutgers University. (2013).
    • Rutgers Research Fellow, Rutgers University. (2012).
    • Rutgers Research Fellow, Rutgers University. (2011).
    • Rutgers Research Fellow, Rutgers University. (2010).
    • Nominated for Teaching Excellence Award, WSOM. (2010).
    • Noninated for Teaching Excellence Award, WSOM. (2008).
    • Dean's Honor List, Univerisity of California, Davis. (1992).
    • Dean's Honor List, University of California, Davis. (1991).



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