At the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business, Keenan A. Bennett Chair Randall B. Dunham chairs the Management and Human Resources Department and is the Faculty Co-Director of the University of Wisconsin CIBER program. Dunham has served as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Director of the Executive MBA Program and Entrepreneurial Activities, Senior Associate Dean, Cargill faculty fellow, and Procter & Gamble professor. Dunham is actively involved in the academic, professional, and business communities. He has taught management, organizational behavior, staffing, compensation, research methods, data analysis, and doctoral seminars, and has received multiple teaching awards and research grants. Author of four published teaching-oriented pieces of computer software, including an award-winning management simulation, The Managers Workshop, Dunham has developed a Web course now in its 9th year with student enrollments of about 350 graduates and undergraduates each year. His current projects include the development of a short course, Managing Organizational Change, that will be delivered via the web, video DVD, and Podcast. He is also exploring alternative learning applications for Podcasts using various types of media and recently taught a course for the University of Hawaii in which all content was delivered via podcasts.
Dunhams current research focuses on the management of organizational change, organizational commitment, the design of work in organizations, distance education effectiveness, and global/cross-cultural issues in management. Dunhams publications include over 40 journal articles, six books, and computer software designed to enhance the learning experience. He has served as a management consultant and trainer for many private and public organizations including IBM, Rockwell, and GE. He has consulted to over 50 schools of business from 15 countries on the effective use of instructional technology. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and The American Psychological Society, and a charter member of the Academy of Managements Journals Hall of Fame.