Dr. Allen Slade is an adjunct lecturer at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, teaching organizational behavior, management, leadership, change management and human resources. He is also Interim Director of Program Development for the Center for Corporate Education. He previously served as Director of the Leadership Advantage Program for MBA students at the Mason School.
Allen Slade is managing principal at Slade & Associates. As a consultant, Allen provides leadership coaching and helps companies manage change.
Allen worked at Microsoft as Director of People Research where he provided change management and created leadership assessments. He worked at Ford Motor Company as a senior manager creating hiring systems, leadership assessments and change management tools.
Allen served as an assistant professor of business administration at the University of Delaware School of Business and an associate professor of management at Covenant College. He also served as an adjunct professor at Seattle Pacific University and the University of Washington Tacoma.
Allen has published 10 articles in journals including the Academy of Management Review, Personnel Psychology and the Journal of Personality & Social Psychology. His research covers employee opinion surveys, achievement motivation and research methods.
Allen earned his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee in Industrial Organizational Psychology with a concentration in strategic human resource management. He earned a certificate in leadership coaching from Georgetown University. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Psychology with honors.
Areas of Interest/Expertise
- Organizational Behavior
- Change Management
- Human Resources