Faculty Bio

Dr. Scott Allen

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    Dr. Scott Allen
  • Scott J. Allen, Ph.D., is the Standard Products—Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management at John Carroll University. Allen is an associate professor and teaches courses in leadership, management skills, and executive communication. In 2014 he was awarded the Wasmer Outstanding Teaching Award for his work in the classroom. Scott has published more than 50 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. His most recent project is a leadership textbook – Discovering Leadership: Designing Your Success (2019). In addition to writing and speaking, Scott consults, facilitates workshops, and leads retreats across industries. Engagements include: Lubrizol, Key Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Sherwin Williams, Progressive, Vocon, Forest City, NASA-Glenn, Cleveland Clinic, Medical Mutual, Leadership Cleveland, YWCA of Cleveland, and Cleveland Orchestra. Scott is the chair and co-founder of the Collegiate Leadership Competition and has served on the board of the International Leadership Association, Association of Leadership Educators, and OBTS Teaching Society for Management Educators.

  • Upcoming Seminars:
    Six Leadership Styles that Build Engagement and Get Results
    with Dr. Scott Allen
        Leadership is art and science; this interactive and fast-paced session explores both. The course begins with a thought-provoking discussion about leadership and the many attributes associated with effective leadership. We also explore six primary leadership styles that can be used to help the work...
    The Courage to Confront:
    Smart Problem-Solving in the Face of Conflict
    with Dr. Scott Allen
        It takes courage to confront. This thought-provoking and interactive session will begin with a deep dive into emotional intelligence and why emotions are critical to your success. We also explore seven basic conflict management styles that each have a time and a place depending on your goals and...

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