Dr. Loren Dyck
Dr. Dyck’s vision is to improve the human condition in organizational life by examining what drives sustained, desired change in his teaching, research, and service. He explores topics such as transformative cooperation, wellness participation and heath behavior change, resonant helping relationships, and participation in simulation-based-training to improve student critical thinking abilities.
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (CWRU)
- Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Behavior (Ph.D.)
- Certificate in Developing Leadership through Emotional Intelligence
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY (HPU)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction
- Master of Arts in Human Resource Management (MA/HRM) with distinction
- Professional Certificate in Organizational Change (with distinction)
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA (U OF M)
- Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) (Honours)
- Certificate in Personnel Management
- Certificate in Human Resource Management (Advanced)
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
- Lovelace, K. J., & Dyck, L. R. (2020). Experiencing organizational change through the Change Management Simulation: Power and Influence. Management Teaching Review, 5(1), 70- 81. doi: 10.1177/2379298118806678
- Zuraik, A., Kelly, L., & Dyck, L. R. (2020). Individual innovative work behaviour: Effects of personality, team leadership and climate in the US context. International Journal of Innovation Management, 24(5), 1-30. doi: 10.1142/S1363919620500784
- Dyck, L. R. (2023). Peer “face-to-face” vs. e-coaching assignment. Paper published in the Proceedings of the Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Oceania Conference, Sydney, Australia.
- Dyck, L. R. (2022). Bartering for community benefit project. Paper published in the Proceedings of the 49th Annual Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference, Pomona, CA.
Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
- Dyck, L. R. (2023). Peer “face-to-face” vs. e-coaching assignment. Paper presented at the Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Oceania Conference, Sydney, Australia.
- Dyck, L. R., & Luse, W. (2022). COVID-19 Concerns impact student heath behavior changes. Developmental paper presented at the roundtable session at the Western Academy of Management, Big Island, HI.
- Dyck, L. R. (2022). Bartering for community benefit project. Paper accepted for presentation at the Management and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society Conference, Pomona, CA.
Invited Presentations and Colloquia
- Dyck, L. R., & Luse, W. (2022). Student health behavior change in higher education. Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research, University of La Verne. [Webinar]
- Dyck, L. R. (2022). What drives sustained desired change? – Student health behavior change. Paper presented at a poster session at the CASE Day: Celebrating the Arts, Scholarship, and Engagement, University of La Verne.
- Dyck, L. R. (2022). What drives sustained desired change? – Bartering for community benefit. Paper presented at a poster session at the CASE Day: Celebrating the Arts, Scholarship, and Engagement, University of La Verne.
Awards / Honors
- Promoted to Professor of Management With Tenure effective July 1, 2022
- Granted sabbatical for 2023 Spring semester
- Received the University of La Verne’s research award for “exceptional scholarship” resulting in two course releases during 2022-2025
- Featured in an article entitled “Finding His Strengths” for the 2022 Spring issue of the University of La Verne’s Voice Magazine on well-being which covers the integration of my parallel lives as a professor and bodybuilder.
- Received the inaugural Lewis Center Faculty Research Fellowship award with Dr. William Luse on June 1, 2020, for our proposal to examine the incremental benefit of perceived organizational support for the wellness of faculty and students at the University of La Verne.
- Tremendous interest and support from inside and outside the University of La Verne Community was expressed by over 2,000 LinkedIn views of my post
- My life as a professor of management and a professional natural bodybuilder was featured on the cover and in an article of a 2019 La Verne Magazine issue entitled “Building Up Muscles and Minds”
- Organizational Behavior
- Human Resource Management
- Organizational Theory
- Transformative cooperation
- Wellness participation and heath behavior change
- Resonance and dissonance in physician-patient communication
- Organizational innovation implementation
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