Dr. Dean Schroeder


Dean M. Schroeder is a scholar, author, and consultant recognized for his work helping organizations improve management outcomes. His latest book, Practical Innovation in Government, came out in July 2022. The book is based on a six-year study of continuous improvement in public sector organizations. His previous book, The Idea-Driven Organization, was selected as the featured book on leadership by the Washington Post and was recognized as the best book on Leadership for 2014 by USA Book News. In a consulting capacity, Dr. Schroeder has worked with many leading organizations in North America, Europe, and Asia, and has personally led organizational turn-around and transformation initiatives in four companies. He is currently a Senior Research Professor at Valparaiso University.