Michael J. Stevens, Ph.D.

Michael J. Stevens, Ph. D. is a management professor at Weber State University. He also consults widely with organizations in the business and not-for-profit sectors. His primary areas of expertise include: improving organizational performance through empowerment and teamwork; individual assessment and selection (especially for teams and cross-cultural assignments); executive coaching and leadership development; the impact of leadership on organizational culture and employee performance; and interpersonal effectiveness in the workplace. He received his Ph.D. from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, where he won the Ralph G. Alexander Best Dissertation Award from the Academy of Management. He has published book chapters and research articles in highly respected management journals, and regularly gives presentations at professional conferences and seminars. Dr. Stevens is a widely cited researcher who has conducted pioneering work in the area of measuring a person’s interpersonal aptitude for working successfully in teams, and is the lead author of the commercially distributed “Teamwork-KSA” employment test. He is currently active in several professional societies and has held management and board positions in industry, government, consulting, and not-for-profit organizations.