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Kevin Groves

Professor of Organizational Theory and Management
Graziadio Business School



Areas of Expertise

  • Chinese and US Thinking Styles
  • Ethical Decision-Making
  • Leader Cultural Intelligence
  • Linear/Nonlinear Thinking Style Balance

Dr. Kevin Groves’ research interests include ROI of talent management, succession planning, and leadership development practices. He conducts national benchmarking studies, including semi-annual succession management survey, intensive case studies, and client-based research projects. He is the author of Winning Strategies: Building a Sustainable Leadership Pipeline through Talent Management & Succession Planning


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  • PhD, Claremont Graduate University
  • MA, Claremont Graduate University