Lori A. Coakley

Lori A. Coakley

Dr. Coakley is a Professor of Management at Bryant University. She received her BA from UCSC, her MBA from the UMASS Lowell her Ph.D in Organizational Studies from the UMASS Amherst. Her research focuses on women and leadership, innovative pedagogy in business. Dr. Coakley is an Research Fellow for the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership, a certified Facilitator in Design Thinking, and an active consultant focused on strategic leadership, effective communication, and organizational behavior.

Ph D, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

MBA, University of Lowell

BA, Santa Cruz

Coakley, L., How to Influence Change at the Middle Manager Level, Journal of the American Management Association, 2017.

Coakley, L.,Roberto, M., Design Thinking in the Digital Age, Journal of the American Management Association.

Coakley, L.,Roberto, M.,Segovis, J., Meeting the challenge of developing innovative problem-solving students using design thinking and organizational behavior concepts, Business Education Innovation Journal, Elm Street Press.

Roberto, M.,Segovis, J.,Coakley, L., Meeting the Challenge of Developing Innovative Problem-Solving Students Using Design Thinking and OB Concpets, Business Education Innovation Journal.

Segovis, J.,Coakley, L., Five Easy Pieces, Ivey Publishig.

Segovis, J.,Coakley, L., Leading Adversity: Challenges of Institutional Vision, Survival and Failure, Case Research Journal .

Vakil, R.,Coakley, L., Put Some Sole in Your Student's Cross-Cultural Negotiation: An Exercise, Journal of International Business education.

Coakley, L.,Sousa, K., The Effect of Contemporary Learning Approaches on Student Perceptions in an Introductory Business Course, Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2013.

Merit Award for Exemplary Five-Year Performance,

Alumni Distinguished Faculty Award, 2016

Merit Award for Service and Leadership, 2014

Service Award, 2014

Awarded one semester sabbatical leave for Spring 2011, 2010

Bryant University Merit Award for Service and Teaching, 2009

Bryant University Merit Award for Service and Leadership, 2005

Bryant College Faculty Mentor Award, 2004

Women's herstory Award, 2001

Outstanding Undergraduate/Graduate Teaching Award, 2000

Tenure, 1999

Teaching interests include Women and Leadership, Management Theory and Practice, Leading Effective Organizations. Organizational Behavior, International Management and Global Cases.

Organizational Studies, Culture and Strategy, Work/Family Conflict, Leadership and Women, Comparative Russian/American Issues, Business Education and Pedagogy, International Relations/ Human Resource Management, International Relations

Academy of Management

Decision Science Institute

Organizational Behavior Teaching Society