Jerry Koehler teaches graduate courses in organizational leadership and Lean management. He specializes in teams, organizational design, and change and development.
He researches perceived organizational hypocrisy, executive leadership, organization change, total quality management, and innovation. The author or co-author of 12 books and numerous articles and papers, Koehler was lauded by Hillsborough County Commission as well as Florida Governor Lawton Chiles, who presented him with the Governor's "Florida's Finest" award. Students have named him best management teacher and the best business teacher and he received the College's Community Service Award. Kagawa University, Japan, selected him to teach a course in organizational behavior and conduct seminars for Japanese business leaders.
At USF, he has served as assistant to the president, dean of extended studies, and department chair. His industry experience includes roles as special assistant to the CEO of Teachers Management and Investment Corporation, regional representative for American Express, director of the University of California, Irvine executive program, and consultant to organizations such as Florida's Office of the Governor and Honeywell Space Systems. He also served as deputy secretary of Florida's Department of Labor and Employment Security. Koehler earned a PhD from Pennsylvania State University.
- MAN 6930 - Leadership Concepts
- MAN 6930 - Executive Leadership
- Philippe, T.W., Koehler, J.W. and Prerira, K.N., 2011. Effects of Job Location on Intention to leave. Journal of International Management Studies.
- Koehler, J.W. and Philippe, T.W., 2011. "Rational Deception in the Workplace." Global Business Development Institute International Conference, Las Vegas, March (competitive).
- Pereira, K.N., Philippe, T.W. and Koehler, J.W., 2010. Effects of Job Location on Job Satisfaction. International Journal of Business Research. 10(3): 177-181.