MindFire Press
Publications
Publications by Robert E. Levasseur, Ph.D. (Dr. L)


Books

Dissertation Research: An Integrative Approach
   (MindFire Press, 2011)

Transforming Leadership: A Meta-Analysis
  
   (VDM Verlag, 2008

Student to Scholar: The Guide for Doctoral Students 
   (MindFire Press, 2006)

Practical Statistics
  
 (MindFire Press, 2006)
 
Lead
ership and Change in the 21st Century: A Synthesis of Modern Theory, Research, and Practice
   (MindFire Press, 2006)

Breakthrough Business Meetings: Shared Leadership in Action
   (iUniverse.com, 2000)


Articles

Finding a Dissertation Topic
   (MindFire Press, 2007)

ABCs of APA Style
   (MindFire Press, 2007)

Leading Breakthrough Meetings
   
(MindFire Press, 2006)

Five Ways to Involve and Energize Your Students 
   (Teaching for Success, March 2001, pp. 4-5) 

Breaking the Silence: 10 Ways to Improve Input in Your Next Small Meeting 
   (Successful Meetings, December 1995, pp. 61-63)

Open System Theory and Organizations  
   (Futurics, Volume 28, Numbers 1 & 2, 2004, pp. 79-85)


Interfaces People Skills Column (19 Articles)
(Interfaces is an International Journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences)


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Building the Perfect TeamA Change Management Perspective   
(Volume 47, Issue 3, May-June 2017, pp. 270-272)

Building Analytics Decision Models That Managers UseA Change Management Perspective
   (Volume 45, Issue 4, July-August 2015, pp. 363-364)

Developing Soft Skills—A Change Management Perspective  
   (Volume 43, Issue 6, November-December 2013, pp. 566-571)


Leading Virtual Teams—A Change Management Perspective     
   (Volume 42, Issue 2, March-April 2012, pp. 213-216)

Optimizing Team Development and Performance
   (Volume 41, Issue 2, March-April 2011, pp. 204-208)


Ensuring Project SuccessA Change Management Perspective 
   (Volume 40, Issue 2, March-April 2010, pp. 159-162)

Implementing Strategic Goals—A Change Management Perspective 
   (Volume 39, Issue 4, July-August 2009, pp. 370-372)

Marketing OR/MS—A People Problem
   
(Volume 37, Issue 4, July-August 2007, pp. 383-384)

Change Management Tools—Leading Teams  
   (Volume 35, Issue 2, March-April 2005, pp. 179-180)

Change Management Tools—The Modern Leadership Model    
   
(Volume 34, Issue 2, March-April 2004, pp. 147-148)

Change Management Tools—Ideal State Analysis  
   (Volume 32, Issue 4, July-August 2002, pp. 84-85)

Change Management Tools—Lewin's Change Model  
   (Volume 31, Issue 4, July-August 2001, pp. 71-73) 

Launching a Cooperative Learning Team  
   (Volume 26, Issue 6, November-December 1996, pp. 112-116)

Students: Don’t Make the Grade but Miss the Point 
   (Volume 24, Issue 4, July-August 1994, pp. 126-128)

How to Improve the Odds of a Successful Project Implementation  
   (Volume 23, Issue 4, July-August 1993, pp. 85-87)

The Need to Change: Problem or Opportunity?
   (Volume 22, Issue 3, May-June 1992, pp. 115-116)

What Every Professional Should Know about Designing and Managing Meetings 
   (Volume 22, Issue 2, March-April 1992, pp. 11-14)


Effective CommunicationA Critical Skill for MS/OR Professionals  
   (Volume 21, Issue 2, March-April 1991, pp. 22-24)

Self-Awareness—A Critical Skill for MS/OR Professionals  
   (Volume 21, Issue 1, January-February 1991, pp. 130-133)


Other Professional Publications

The Impact of a Transforming Leadership Style on Follower Performance and Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis  
   (Doctoral Dissertation, Walden University, Ann Arbor: UMI Dissertation Services, May 2004) 

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New OD: An Integrative Perspsective 
   (Organization Development Journal, Volume 28, Issue 3, 2010, pp. 21-26)
     


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