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Connie Fuller

Connie Fuller

Associate Department Chair
  • Department Faculty I/O and Business Psychology
    Associate Department Chair
  • The Chicago School Chicago
Department
Business Psychology
Address
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Office Location
Office Phone
On-campus Ext.
Email
CFuller@thechicagoschool.edu
Website
Biography
Dr. Fuller was an active practitioner of Organization Development for 25 years, and has been teaching for 24 years, first as adjunct faculty and more recently as full-time faculty at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in the Business Psychology department. Her teaching philosophy is very hands-on and practical, and she believes that learning should be both fun and exciting. Seeing a student develop and grow through their education is her most rewarding experience.
Education
  • Benedictine University, Lisle, IL - Ph.D.
  • Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO - M.B.A.
  • National-Louis University, Chicago, IL - B.A., Applied Behavioral Science
Licensure(s)
  • SPHR certified by the Society of Human Resource Management
Areas Of Expertise

Select Presentations

  • Keynote Speaker, IACRAO 2003 Annual Convention

Select Publications

  • Antecedents to High Performance Breakthrough in Permanent, Self-Managed Teams, 2001. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL.
  • Appreciative Future Search: Involving the Whole System in Positive Organizational Change, Organization Development Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, with James D. Ludema and Thomas J. Griffin, Summer 2000.
  • Bridging the Boomer-Xer Gap: Creating Authentic Teams for High Performance at Work, Davies-Black Publishing Company, with H. B. Karp and D. Sirias, April 2002.
  • Instructor's Manual for Organizational Behavior, Fourth Edition, Organ and Bateman, Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1990

Professional Memberships

Q&A

Q: Please describe your teaching philosophy.
A: My approach to teaching is very hands-on and experiential.

Q: Please provide a statement or philosophy regarding the practice of psychology.
A: I believe worker psychology is a critical component of business success and that effective management of worker psychology is a key leadership responsibility.

Q: Why did you choose to enter the field of psychology?
A: My focus has been worker psychology because I believe that most workers are capable of more than their organizations allow them to contribute. Enhancing worker contribution not only benefits the organization, it also benefits the individual's growth, development, and personal self-efficacy.

Q: What advice would you give to a student entering The Chicago School?
A: You have entered a field that will be vital and critical to organizational and personal success for the foreseeable future.