Leah E Ritchie
Fall & Winter Courses
|Cat. #||Term||Course #||Title|
|1556||01||MGT231||Management Theory and Practice|
|4136||04||MGT485||Internship in Management|
Leah E. Ritchie is an Associate Professor and Department Chair. She has focused her research and teaching on promoting democratic practices in the workplace, developing social entrepreneurship and practicing effective conflict management. She sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Workplace Rights, and is a certified mediator. She completed a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication from the University of Maryland in 1999, and earned the International Redding Award for the top dissertation in her field for that year. Her most recent publication, "Negotiating Power Through Communication: Using an Employee Participation Intervention to Construct a Discursive Space for Debate," will appear in the Journal of Communication Management (forthcoming).
Negotiation and Mediation, Micro-lending, Social Entrepreneurship, Organizational Democracy
Ritchie, L. E. (2010). Negotiating Power Through Communication: Using an Employee Participation
Intervention to Construct a Discursive Space for Debate. Journal of Communication Management(forthcoming).
Ritchie, L. E. (2006). "The organizational consultant as communication activist: A case study of a non-profit
organization", In L. R. Frey & K. Carragee (Ed.) Communication Activism (2 vols.). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton
Ritchie, L. E. & Berman, J. (2006). Competencies of undergraduate business students. Journal of Education
for Business, 81 (4).
Ritchie, L. E. (2004). The effects of the supervisor-staff relationship on defensive behaviors and critical
discussions in organizations: A case study of a U.S. hospital. The International Journal of Knowledge,
Culture and Change Management, 4.
Ritchie, L. E. (2010, July). Will We Ever Learn? The Costs of Profiteering and the Path toward a New Way.
International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, Montreal, Quebec.
Ritchie, L. E. (2007). Ethical Problems of Organizational Activism. International Conference on Critical
Management Studies, Manchester, United Kingdom.