Dr. Steven Walker

Dr. Steven M. Walker holds a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. His primary interests have been in crisis leadership, leadership for sustainability, complex adaptive leadership, and leadership during economic recessions. His dissertation research was on the Great Recession of 2008 and, as a breaking point in the economic system, its impact on the psyche and behavior of organizational leaders. Dr. Walker currently resides in San Diego, California with his son where they enjoy basketball, surfing, and hiking in their spare time.

Publications

  • Walker, Steven; Watkins, Daryl. (2021). Victims in the Dark Shadows: A Model of Toxic Leadership. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 21(2): .
  • Walker, S. M.. (2021). Futures Thinking: Approach Used by Investment Firm to Sustain Economic Ruin during the Great Recession of 2008. Future oriented leadership.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2020). The Dark Shadows of Leadership: Shining a Light on Toxic Leadership.
  • Walker, Steve; Watkins, Daryl. (2020). Facing Toxic Leaders: A Model of Toxic Leadership. Journal of Leadership, Accountability, and Ethics, 17(2): .
  • Walker, Steven; Watkins, Daryl. (2020). Leadership Crisis Communication During the Pandemic of 2020. Journal of Leadership, Accountability, and Ethics, 18(1): .
  • Walker, S. M.. (2020). Futures thinking: Strategy used by health care organization to survive economic collapse during the great recession of 2008. American Journal of Management Science and Engring, 5(5): .
  • Walker, S. M.. (2020). Deconstructing Destructive Leadership: A Model of Toxic Leadership.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2019). THE LEADERSHIP STUDIES HANDBOOK.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2018). Oil and Water: Comparing Three Authentic Leadership Theories. International Leadership Association.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2018). Leading Successful Implementation of New Technology in Organizations. International Leadership Association.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2018). Futures thinking: Strategy used by trust bank to survive economic collapse during the great recession of 2008. Managing rapid change in technology, globalization.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2018). Generating Collaborative Solutions using Complex Adaptive Leadership. International Leadership Conference: Next Generati.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2017). Complex Adaptive Leadership: A Unified Theory. International Leadership Association.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2016). A New Approach to Leadership in an Age of Information: Complex Adaptive Leadership. International Leadership Association.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2016). Stories of Sustainability: Cases From the 2008 Recession.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2016). Surviving Economic Collapse: Stories, Findings, Discussion, and Remaining Questions.
  • Walker, S.M., Earnhardt, M.P., Newcomer, J., Marion, J., Tomlinson, J.. (2016). Crisis leadership during the great recession of 2008. International Journal of Leadership and Change, 4(1): .
  • Walker, S. M.. (2015). Sustaining organizations in the midst of chaos: Using the interconnected nature of systems to effectively respond to crisis. Graziadio Business Review, 18(1): .
  • Walker, S. M.. (2014). Leading Through Crisis: Seven Collective Experiences of the 2008 Recession. International Leadership Association.
  • Walker, S. M.. (2013). Systems thinking and sustainability: A phenomenological study of the 2008 recession. Systems Thinking World Journal: Reflection in Acti, 2(3): .
Dr. Steven Walker

Contact Information

Dr. Steven Walker

College: College of Professional Studies

Department: Leadership and Human Resources Management

[email protected]

(858) 642-8305

Torrey Pines South Campus

Education

Gonzaga University - PHD - Leadership Studies