Dr Jane Wheeler Bio Jan 2014


Dr. Jane V. Wheeler

Dr. Jane V. Wheeler is a professor in the Management Department at Bowling Green State University where she teaches primarily courses on leadership, organizational change, consulting, and research. She is a past director of both the Master of Organizational Development Program and the Institute for

Organizational Effectiveness at Bowling Green State University. She is past recipient of the BGSU College of Business' Marie Hodge Advising Award, the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society's New Educator

Award, and the Walter F. Ulmer Applied Research Award sponsored by the Center for Creative

Leadership. Currently, she serves as a board member of the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, as well as a regular member of the Academy of Management, the Decision Science Institute, the

Organizational Development Network, and the Society of Human Resources Management. Dr. Wheeler's research interests fall into four areas: leadership, adult learning, teams and teaching effectiveness.

Juried articles about her research findings have appeared in journals such as the Academy of Management

Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, and the Journal of Management Education. Dr. Wheeler maintains an active consulting practice focusing on issues of emotional intelligence, executive leadership and corporate governance. Her clients have included organizations such as Key Bank, ALCOA, Catholic

Healthcare Partners, Roadway, Coca-Cola, Merrill Lynch, Cooper Tire, Dana Corporation, Michelin Tire, and the Cleveland Public School System. Before returning to school to pursue her doctoral degree, Dr.

Wheeler worked many years for both AT&T and NYNEX Corporation in the Boston area, where she held management positions in sales, marketing, and human resources. In addition to a doctorate in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Wheeler holds an MBA from Boston

University, a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Holyoke College.