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Daniel Spencer

Associate Professor
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 3173
University of Kansas


Academic Area

Organizational Behavior

Current Activities

Advisory Board, Center for Teaching Excellence


  • Ph.D. in Organization and Management, University of Oregon (1979)
  • Master's in Management, Oakland University (1974)
  • Bachelor's in Chemistry, Oakland University (1972)

Teaching Interests

  • Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Research Methods, Philosophy of Science


Leadership; The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Tacit/propositional knowledge dialectics in management practice; individual/group critical thinking and creative problem solving; ontological, epistemological, methodological foundations of social science in historical, social, political, and rhetorical perspective; organizational learning, continuous improvement, and innovation.

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Science, Leadership, Organizational Behavior

Selected Publications

Spencer, D. G. (2016). "Turning Point", pp.11-12. targeted journals: Journal of Management Education; Management Learning.

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