Gregory P. Shea, Ph.D., consults, researches, writes, and teaches in the areas of organizational and individual change, group effectiveness, and conflict resolution. He is Adjunct Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and of its Aresty Institute of Executive Education, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at Wharton, a Faculty Associate of the Wharton School’s Center for Leadership and Change, President of Shea & Associates, Inc, Senior Consultant at the Center for Applied Research, and a principal in the Coxe Group, an international consulting firm serving the design professions. He serves as the Academic Director for the Johnson & Johnson/Wharton Program for Health System CEO’s and for the Johnson & Johnson/Wharton Fellows Program for Nurse Executives. His awards include an Excellence in Teaching Award from Wharton. He is a member of the Academy of Management and the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Shea's writing has appeared in such journals as the Sloan Management Review, Journal of Applied Management, Journal of Applied Behavior Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, British Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Management Development, and Nursing Administration Quarterly. He has also served as contributing editor to the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science and as a reviewer for Group and Organization Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Psychology Bulletin.

He has co-authored:
  • Your Job Survival Guide: A Manual for Thriving in Change (2008)
  • American Healthcare & the Consumer Experience (2005)
  • The Phantom Stethoscope:
    A Field Manual for Finding an Optimistic Future in Medicine (1999)
Shea has contributed chapters to the following books:
  • Strategic Thinking and Entrepreneurial Action in Health Care (2007)
  • Medicine and Business (2000)
  • Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2nd edition; 1992)
  • Managing Hospitals (1991)
  • Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management (Volume 5; 1987)
Dr. Shea is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College and holds an M.Sc. in Management Studies from the London School of Economics and an M.A., M. Phil., and Ph.D. in Administrative Science from Yale University.

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Robert Gunther is co-author or collaborator on more than 20 business books, including The Truth About Making Decisions and The Wealthy 100. He has consulted on communications for Fortune 500 companies and major non-profits. He has appeared on CNBC's "Power Lunch", and NPR's "Morning Edition" and his projects have been featured in the New York Times, Time, USA Today, and Fortune. His columns or articles also have been published in Harvard Business Review, American Heritage, and Investor's Business Daily. He is a graduate of Princeton University.