David Morand, Ph.D.

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Professor of Management, School of Business Administration
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Management
Program Coordinator, Minor in Human Resources Management
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, E356
E356 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
Biography

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

Education

B.A.; M.I.L.R.; Ph.D. (Cornell)