Faculty Biography

Ronald F. Piccolo, Ph.D.

Dr. Ronald F. Piccolo is an Associate Professor of Management in the Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. He earned a Ph.D. in management from the University of Florida, an M.B.A. from Rollins, and a Bachelors of Science in mathematics from Stetson University. He has served on the faculty at the University of Central Florida and as a visiting scholar at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Piccolo teaches graduate-level courses in leadership, organizational behavior (OB), and management strategy. His research interests include leadership, motivation, job design and personality, and he has been published in top academic journals such as the Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. Dr. Piccolo has served as chair of the OB track for the Southern Management Association, on the Scientific Affairs Committee for the Academy of Management, and on the editorial boards for two Financial Times-ranked academic journals (AMJ and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes).

Dr. Piccolo's consulting experience has focused primarily on leadership development, strategic planning, and board development for such clients as the Central Florida YMCA, Lockheed Martin, Puff ‘n Stuff, Inc., Southern Traditions Development, and the Seminole Community College Foundation. He serves on the board of directors for the BETA Center and Habitat for Humanity Orlando, and as chair of the “Developing Healthy Children and Families Cabinet” for the Heart of Florida United Way.

 

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