David Morand, Ph.D.

Professor of Management, School of Business Administration
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Management
Business Administration Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6158
Office Location: Olmsted Building, E356
Mailing Address:
E356 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Dr. Morand came to Penn State Harrisburg in 1990 after completing his Ph.D. at Cornell University. His publications include: Rites of Passage in Work Careers, Subcultures and Countercultures in Formal Organizations, Power and Politeness: The Sociolinguistics of Dominance, Deference, Egalitarianism in Organizations, and The Social Dynamics of Forms of Address in Organizations. His research has also been widely cited in the business press, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Herald Tribune, Investor’s Business Daily, Bloomberg Business News, and Psychology Today.

Continuing Education Interests

Dr. Morand is currently pursuing research in the area of leadership, with specific interests in the emotional intelligence of managers. He is also interested in cross-cultural communication competencies for managers, and in the relationship between power and language at work.

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Management
  • Eastern Academy of Management
Research Interests
Power and politeness in organizational communication
Cross-cultural communication
Organizational culture
Employee empowerment
Leadership development