Doug Lepisto

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Douglas A. Lepisto (Doug)
Associate Professor of Management and Co-Director of Center for Principled Leadership and Business Strategy
(269) 387-0940
3280 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5429
Mailing address: 
Department of Management
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5429 USA
  • Ph.D., Boston College Carroll School of Management
  • M.A, University of Chicago
  • B.A., Kalamazoo College
Research interests: 
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Culture

Dr. Douglas Lepisto is co-director of the Center for Principled Leadership and Business Strategy and co-director of the leadership and business strategy major. 

His expertise centers on how leaders create high performance organizations through people and strategy. His research has received several awards and has appeared in top management journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly and Academy of Management Journal.

Lepisto regularly gives talks based on his research to academics and executives and has been invited to speak at companies such as Google. Prior to academia, he worked on strategy as a management consultant with the Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte) and strategic planning with the advertising firm Young and Rubicam.