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Dail Fields, PhD

Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Faculty Advisor

dail.fields@franklin.edu

Profile

Dr. Dail Fields PhD currently serves as part-time adjunct professor for Regent and Franklin Universities and a consultant in management and leadership to commercial and non-profit organizations. He has previously served as tenured full-time professor and program director for the Regent University PhD in Organizational Leadership and as Senior Research Scientist at the University of Georgia Institute for Behavioral Research. Dr. Fields was a Fulbright Scholar based in Lithuania in 2006-7 and completed a Fulbright Specialist assignment in Nepal in 2017. He is the author of "Taking the Measure of Work", a guide to measurement and assessment in organizations (Sage Publications). He has also published over 50 studies in management and leadership research journals. Dr. Fields has been a guest speaker for management and educational organizations in Hong Kong, Lithuania, Russia, India, Singapore, Malaysia, China (P.R.C.), Nepal, and Guatemala. Prior to undertaking an academic career, Dr. Fields worked in business for over 20 years, holding senior management positions in such firms as Deloitte-Touche and MCI Communications Corporation. He also started and developed a small business. Dr. Fields holds a PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology [1994], and BA with honors from Johns Hopkins University [1968].

Education

1994
Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia)
Doctor of Philosophy, Management
1968
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics

Work Experience

2019 - Present
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty & Doctoral Faculty Advisor

Publications & Presentations

Fields, D. (2020). School Leadership in an Urban Context: Complicating Notions of Effective Principal Leadership, Organizational Setting, and Teacher Commitment to Students. International Journal of Leadership in Education, DOI:10.1080/13603124.2020.1818133.
Porter, T., Gerhardt, M., Bugenhagen, M., & Fields, D. (2018). The Relationship between Motivation to Lead and Gender.. The Journal of Social Psychology, 159 (2),138-152, 159, pp. 138-152.
lemoine, G., Blum, T., Fields, D., & Roman, P. (2014, Dec. 31). A Multi-Organization Examination of Stretch Goals in SUD Treatment Cebters. 2014 Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia,PA.
Fields, D., Riesenmy, K., Blum, T., & Roman, P. (2014, Dec. 31). Implementation of Electronic Health Records and Entrepreneurial Strategic Orientation: Two Studies of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Organization. 2014 Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia,PA.
Fields, D., & Douglas, C. (2014, Dec. 31). Followers Assessments of a Leader's Authenticity. 2014 Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia,PA.
Fields, D. (2013). Followers' Assessments of a Leader's Authenticity: What Factors Affect How Others Deem a Leader to be Authentic?. D. Ladkin and C.Spiller (eds) Authentic Leadership: Clashes, Convergences and Coalescences. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Fields, D., Blum, T., & Roman, P. (2013, Dec. 31). Dissemination Activities: A Critical New Role for Substance Abuse Treatment Organizations. 2013 Annual Academy of Management Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
Fields, D., Roman, P., & Knudsen, H. (2013, Dec. 31). Longitudinal Effects of Treatment Program Implementation of TQM Processes. 2013 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Portland, OR.
Fields, D. (2013). A cross-cultural measure of servant leadership. Online Instruments, Data Collection, and Electronic Measurements: Organizational Advancements. IGI Global.
Fields, D. (2012). Effectively leading a diverse non-profit workforce. Human resource management in the nonprofit sector: Purpose and Passion. UK Edward Elgar Publishing.
Fields, D. (2011, Dec. 31). Research in quality management and governance in substance abuse treatment programs.. National treatment Center Study.
Fields, D., Roman, P., & Blum, T. (2011, Dec. 31). Management systems, patient quality improvement, resource availability, and substance abuse treatment quality. 2011 Annual Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
Fields, D., & Fields, D. (2011, Dec. 31). Value as Determinants of Motivation to Lead. 2011 International Conference of the Association of Global Management Studies, Las Vegas, NV.
Fields, D. (2011). CAUTION! Implicit Leadership Theories at work. Foundations of Contemporary Leadership. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing.
Fields, D. (2011, Dec. 31). Quantitative Research Design. St. Davids, PA.
Fields, D. (2010, Dec. 31). Present and Future Perspectives on Servant Leadership research. Annual Conference of the Greenleaf Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
Fields, D. (2010, Dec. 31). Strategic Leadership. China.
Fields, D. (2010, Dec. 31). Quantitative Research Essentials. St. Davids, PA.
Fields, D. (2010, Dec. 31). Leading for Competitive Advantage. China.
Fields, D., & Oster, G. (2010, Dec. 31). Leadership and Innovation. China.
Fields, D. (2010, Dec. 31). Developing a Leadership Style. China.
Fields, D., & Blum, T. (2010, Dec. 31). Configurations of governing boards of substance abuse treatment centers. 2010 Annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, CN.
Fields, D. (2010). Ignoring the signposts: A process perspective of unethical and destructive Leadership. When Leadership Goes Wrong: Destructive Leadership, Mistakes and Ethical Failures. Information Age Publishing.
Fields, D. (2010). The Obama Factor on Leadership. Impending Danger: The Federal Handbook for Rethinking Leadership in the 21st Century. Deer Park, Linus Publications.
Schilpzand, M., Blum, T., & Fields, D. (2009, Dec. 31). Future employees and the environment: What determines the propensity of university students towards environmentally focused behaviors?. 2009 Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association, Asheville, NC.
Fields, D. (2009). Transitioning from employee portraits from the past: Leadership and employee commitment in modern Lithuania. In M. Harvey and J.D. Barbour (eds). Global Leadership: Portraits of the past, visions for the future, James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership and the International Leadership Association: College Park.
Fields, D., & Roman, P. (2009, Dec. 31). Total quality management and performance in substance abuse treatment centers. 2009 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago,IL.
Fields, D. (2008, Dec. 31). International Human Resource Management. Lithuania.
Fields, D., Bocarnea, M., Bekker, C., & Osula, B. (2008, Dec. 31). Leadership in Transitioning Countries: Past and Present. 2008 Annual Conference of the International Leadership Association, Los Angeles, CA.
Fields, D., & Fry, L. (2008, Dec. 31). Leadership assessment in research and practice. 2008 Annual Conference of the International Leadership Association, Los Angeles, CA.
Fields, D. (2008). Organizational Development and Diagnosis. CALE Leadership Handbook. Center for Applied leadership Excellence: Pinegowrie Publishing.
Perkins, D., & Fields, D. (2007, Dec. 31). The Relationship of Top Management Team Diversity with Organizational Performance of Christian Churches. European Academy of Management Annual meeting, Paris, France.
Elele, J., & Fields, D. (2007, Dec. 31). Exploring Employee Participation and Organizational Commitment Across Cultures: A Study of Employees in Nigeria and the United States. Workshop on Research Advances in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Corporate Social Responsibility, France.
Fields, D. (2007, Dec. 31). Leadership and Culture Across Generations in China. Xin Zheng, China.
Fields, D. (2007, Dec. 31). The Challenges of Integrating Spiritually and Organizational Leadership and the Road Ahead: Research Agenda for Spirituality and Organizational Leadership. International Conference on Integration of Spirituality and Organizational Leadership, India.
Fields, D. (2007, Dec. 31). Economic Development, International Trade, and Management Trends in China and the USA. China.
Fields, D. (2007). Leadership Style: Developing a Leadership Style to Fit 21st Century Challenges. Handbook of 21st Century Management. Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications.
Hale, J., & Fields, D. (2007, Dec. 31). Exploring Servant Leadership across Cultures: A study of Followers in Ghana and the USA. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia,PA.
Fields, D., liu, J., & Song, S. (2007, Dec. 31). Leadership in transition: Comparing Leadership preferences across generations in China. 2007 Leadership Forum of the Chinese Executive Leadership Academy, Shanghai, China.
Fields, D., Bicarnea, M., Pielstick, D., Bekker, C., & Longbotham, G. (2007, Dec. 31). Spirituality in Organizational Leadership. 2007 Annual Meeting of the International Leadership Association, Vancouver, Canada.
Fields, D. (2006, Dec. 31). Determinants of consensus and accuracy in follower perception of leaders: Will Authenticity Shine Through?. 22nd Colloquium of the European Group for Organizational Studies, Norway.
Brown, R., & Fields, D. (2006, Dec. 31). Exploring the Relationships of Self-leadership Practices with Follower Assessments of Leadership Behaviors. 5th Annual Conference on Studying Leadership, Bedford,UK.
Boggs, B., & Fields, D. (2006, Dec. 31). An exploratory study of organizational culture and effectiveness of Christian churches. Annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.
Fields, D. (2005, Dec. 31). Culture, Evangelical growth and leadership. Shofar Leadership Seminar, South Africa.
Fields, D., & Carr, P. (2005, Dec. 31). Development of Autonomous Learners in an On-line Doctoral Program. Sloan- C Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.
Fields, D., Chan, A., Akhtar, S., & Blum, T. (2004, Dec. 31). Human resource management strategies under uncertainty: How do American and Hong Kong Chinese companies differ?. Annual meeting of the Southern Management Association, San Antonio, TX.
Fields, D. (2004, Dec. 31). Leadership and governance during organizational change. Colloquium of the European Group on Organizational Studies, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Fields, D. (2003, Dec. 31). Demographic diversity and decision rigidity in R&D project teams. Annual Meeting of the Academy og Management, Seattle, WA.
Fields, D. (2003, Dec. 31). Leadership in business. China.
Fields, D. (2003, Dec. 31). Business planning and development. China.
Fields, D. (2002). Taking the measure of work: A guide to validated measures for organizational research and diagnosis. Sage Publications.
Reid-Martinez, K., Fields, D., & N/A, N. (2002, Dec. 31). A new model for on-line leadership education. Annual Meeting of the International Council for Open and Distance Education, Calgary, CN.
Fields, D., & Dingman, M. (2002, Dec. 31). Determinants of alternative employee turnover choices. Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association, Atlanta, GA.
Fields, D., & Grooms, L. (2002, Dec. 31). The power of on-line learning: The faculty perspective. Eighth Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks, Orlando, Florida.
Fields, D. (2002, Dec. 31). Applying the balanced scorecard to human resource management. Human Resource International Convention, Guatemala.
Fields, D. (1995). Negotiating Competitiveness. Human Resource Planning.
Fields, D. (1995, Dec. 31). Working for the opposite sex, work group composition, and employee satisfaction. Colloquium of the European Group on Organizational Studies, Istanbul, Turkey.
Herold, D., & Fields, D. (1994, Dec. 31). Organisational roles and the reinforcement of transactional and transformational leadership. World Conference of Management, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management, Dallas,TX.
Blum, T., & Fields, D. (1994, Dec. 31). Not just a matter of yes or no: Employee beliefs about workplace drug testing and related human resource practices. World Conference of Management, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management, Dallas,TX.
Herold, D., Fields, D., & hyatt, C. (1993, Dec. 31). Using leadership instruments in a management development context: What are we measuring?. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.
Fields, D. (1993). The interrelations of drug testing with other human resource management practices and organizational characteristics. In S. Macdonald and P.Roman (eds), 111, pp. 279-302. Drug Testing in the Workplace: Research Advances in Alcohol and Drug Problems.