Scott Schroeder, Ph.D. was the Dean of the School of Business and Communication from 2001-2008 and 2010-2019. He is currently the Head of School at Sacred Hearts Academy. He is also a professor of management at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Scott’s career has been lived as a management activist, dedicated to putting into practice management systems and approaches that bring out employees’ best work and eradicate employee abuse and exploitation in organizations.
His research focuses on individuals’ personal power and social influence at work, with a special interest in getting people the power they need to have personal and professional success in their careers. He most recently co-authored with Donald Gibson “Who Ought to be Blamed? The Effect of Organizational Roles on Blame and Credit Attributions” in the International Journal of Conflict Management. He has done extensive clinical work in executive psychotherapy and coaching and consults on issues of executive development and team effectiveness.
Formerly a principal of The Laundis Group, an executive advisory firm in Newport Beach, California, his clients have included individuals and organizations from industries including entertainment, professional sports, health care, advertising, education, government services, the U.S. military, high tech, not-for-profits, and faith communities. Scott has held administrative, research, faculty, or staff positions at several universities, including Arizona State University, UCLA, and Antioch University, where he was responsible for developing a graduate program in organization development. The program was consistently ranked among the top ten programs nationally during his tenure. Before returning to Chaminade this year, Scott was most recently the Dean of Academic Affairs at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, the nation’s top-ranked business school for sustainability education. He previously taught at Claremont Graduate University since 1996, where he was recognized in 2005 for outstanding teaching. Scott completed doctoral specializations in management and psychology at UCLA and post-doctoral work in university leadership at Harvard University.