Doug Lepisto

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Douglas A. Lepisto (Doug)
Assistant Professor
Office: 
(269) 387-0940
Fax: 
(269) 387-5710
Location: 
3273 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
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Boston College Carroll School of Management
  • M.A, University of Chicago
  • B.A., Kalamazoo College
Research interests: 
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Culture
Bio: 

Dr. Douglas Lepisto is an assistant professor of management at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business.

Lepisto’s 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 Organizational Psychology Review. He regularly gives talks based on his research to academics and executives, and has been invited to speak at companies such as Google.

Lepisto is co-director of the management major’s flagship experiential courses on leadership and strategy. 

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. He lives in Kalamazoo with his wife and two kids.