Faculty & Staff Directory

Gregory Stephens

Associate Professor
Management and Leadership Department


  • PhD, University of California Irvine
  • MBA, Brigham Young University
  • BS, Brigham Young University

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Leadership development
  • Communication/Dialogue
  • Dispute resolution
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation

Selected Publications

  • Peters, Larry, John Baum, & Gregory K. Stephens (2013). Supervisor as Steward of Leadership Development Efforts. Organizational Dynamics, 42(1): 46-53.
  • Lawrence H. Peters, Gregory K. Stephens, & John F. Baum (December, 2012). When Developing Leaders, Don’t Blame Training! T+D, 66(12): 58-62.
  • Lawrence H. Peters, John F. Baum, & Gregory K. Stephens (2011). Creating ROI in Leadership Development. Organizational Dynamics, 40(2): 104-109.
  • Charles R. Greer, Charles D. Stevens. & Gregory K. Stephens (Winter, 2007). The State of the Unions in Mexico. Journal of Labor Research, 28(1), 69-92.
  • International Careers as Repositories of Knowledge: A New Look at Expatriation. In Daniel C. Feldman (Ed.), Work Careers (SIOP - Frontiers Series). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (2002, with Allan Bird, & Mark E. Mendenhall).

Honors and Awards

  • Alumni Professor of the Year Award (2014; nominee)
  • Dean's Teaching Award (2012)
  • Honored as a “favorite professor” - Professional MBA program (2012)
  • Inspirational Teacher Award (2009)
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator Certification (2005) - Received from the Center for Applications of Psychological Type (CAPT).
  • Crucial Confrontations Certification (2005) - Received from VitalSmarts, Inc.
  • Crucial Conversations Certification (2004) - Received from VitalSmarts, Inc.
  • Senior Appreciation Awards (2002, 2004, 2005)
  • Advanced Mediation, Family Mediation, and Victim/Offender Mediation Certification.
  • TCU Professor of the Year Nominee (1996) -- Nominated by TCU students.
  • Best Paper Award (1989) -- 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, International Management Division. (Title: "The Influence of the Spouse on American Expatriate Adjustment and Intent to Stay in Pacific Rim Overseas Assignments").
  • Past Presidents Best Paper Award Nominee (1989) -- 30th Annual Meeting of the Western Academy of Management, San Francisco, CA. (Title: "Career Stage Transitions: A Theoretical Integration and Model").