Ronald F. Piccolo, Ph.D.

“The very best thing about Rollins College is the sincere commitment of the faculty, staff and administrators to student learning and development. We are fabulously student-oriented in that the programs, lectures, initiatives, experiences, etc., are developed with the exclusive mission of delivering a world-class MBA education to our students. Everything else is a distant second. Unlike other schools who allow faculty to get distracted by their own consulting projects or narrow research, Rollins fosters an environment where student learning is the primary focus of those who serve on the faculty and staff.”

Ronald F. Piccolo is the Cornell Professor of Management and Academic Director for the Center for Leadership Development at the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. His research on leadership, job design, social information processing, and subconscious motivation has been published in Forbes magazine and in academic journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Human Resource Management. Dr. Piccolo has been invited to present his research at such places as the University of Amsterdam, the Rotterdam School of Management, Arizona State, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Dr. Piccolo serves on the editorial board for the Academy of Management Journal, is a member of the Scientific Affairs committee for the Organizational Behavior (OB) division at the Academy of Management, and is past chair of the OB track in the Southern Management Association. In addition, he has served on the faculty at the University of Central Florida and as a distinguished visiting scholar at Drexel University. He currently serves on the boards of directors for the BETA Center, Habitat for Humanity-Orlando, and as cabinet chair and council member for the Heart of Florida United Way.

Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Leadership Development, Strategic Management

Degrees Held
BS, Stetson University
MBA, Rollins College
Ph.D., University of Florida

Office Phone: 407-646-2409
Office Location: Bush Executive Center/Crummer Hall, Rm. 317



Ronald F. Piccolo, Ph.D.
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