Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 251
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Gerald D. Klein

Areas of Expertise

Interpersonal, team and management skills; career management and career management systems in organizations; organization culture, design and change.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, Organizational Behavior
  • Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, Organizational Behavior and Finance
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Commerce, Drexel University, Finance

Recent Publications

  • Creating Cultures That Lead to Success: Lincoln Electric, Southwest Airlines, and SAS Institute. Organizational Dynamics.
  • Student Disability and Experiential Education. Journal of Effective Teaching.
  • Improving the Transfer of Learning: Influence Tactics. Journal of Business Cases and Applications.
  • Peerless Electric & Gas: Interdepartmental Relations. Journal of Business Case Studies.

Recent Books

  • Nemiro, J., Klein, G. , McGee, C., Beyerlein, M., & Gorman, N. (2006). Building Collaborative Work Systems: Lessons for Leaders , University of North Texas, Denton, Texas: Center for Collaborative Systems.
  • Beyerlein, M., McGee C., Klein, G., Nemiro, J., & Broedling, L. (2003). The Collaborative Work Systems Fieldbook: Strategies, Tools and Techniques. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.

Other Selected Publications

  • The Transformation to Team Self-Management, Best Practices Handbook for Teams.
  • Case Study: A Pay-for-Knowledge Compensation Program That Works. Compensation and Benefits Review.
  • Employee-Centered Productivity and QWL (Quality of Work Life) Programs: Findings from an Area Study. National Productivity Review.
  • Beyond EOE and Affirmative Action Programs: Working on the Integration of the Workplace. California Management Review.

Honors and Awards

  • Rider University Award for Distinguished Teaching
  • College of Business Administration Innovative Teaching Award
  • Jesse H. Harper Professorship, College of Business, Rider University
  • Davis Research Fellowships, College of Business, Rider University..
  • Summer Developmental and Research Fellowships, Rider University.
  • Sadie Zeigler–Bernice Gee Gender Studies Award, Rider University
  • Invited Presenter and Panelist, Academic and Professional Conferences