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J. Thomas and Kathleen McCarthy University Professor
André L. Delbecq is the McCarthy University Professor at Santa Clara University, where he served as Dean of the Leavey School of Business from 1979 to 1989. His research and scholarship have focused on executive decision-making processes, organization design, managing innovation in rapid-change environments, and leadership spirituality.
He is the Eighth Dean of Fellows of the Academy of Management, prior President of the Western Academy of Management and former Executive Director of the Organization Behavior Teaching Society. He is recognized internally for executive programs delivered to high technology industries as well as health, human services and government organizations. He has served as member of three corporate Boards of Directors, and twice as Board Chair.
Presently, he serves on the Board of Trustees of Ascension Health. He directs the Institute for Spirituality of Organizational Leadership conducting dialog between theologians, executives and management scholars.