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D. Jeffrey Lenn

Professor Emeritus of Strategic Management & Public Policy

  • Department: Strategic Management & Public Policy
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  • Office: Funger Hall, Suite 615D • 2201 G St. NW • Washington, DC 20052
  • BS, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.Div, Andover Newton Theological School
  • MS, Yale University
  • PhD, Boston College


Dr. Lenn has served as a consultant to corporations, trade associations, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies. He has extensive experience in management and executive development programs, both domestic and international. He also has been a featured speaker at academic, professional, and business conferences in Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East. His writing includes a number of case studies about management and corporations.


Selected Publications

  • “Trade Associations,” in R. Kolb (ed.), International Encyclopedia in Business and Society (2007)
  • “Accountability” in S. Clegg & J. Bailey (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies (2007)
  • “Nuts! An Experiential Exercise in Ethics and Decision-Making,” Organization Management Journal (2006)


Research Summary

  • Design and implementation of political strategy
  • Values and ethics in executive decision-making
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Business as a vocation and occupation


Professional Activity

  • Member, the Academy of Management
  • Member, the Society For Business Ethics
  • Fellow, the International Association for Business and Society
  • Fellow, the Eastern Academy Of Management
  • Editorial Board Member:
    • Journal of Public Affairs
    • Organization Management
    • Journal Review of Business