Transforming Businesses. Impacting Organizations.
Inspiring each person to identify their human potential and pursue authenticity, while living a life of eternal focus.
Debra Dean, Ph.D., Founder
Dr. Debra Dean has decades of experience in Corporate America as well as years of teaching experience at the university level. She was nominated as one of three top operational excellence leaders with OPEX Week Business Transformation World Summit 2019. She received the 2018 Outstanding Reviewer award for the Management, Spirituality, and Religion (MSR) community. She was nominated as a top female leader with her previous global workplace where her research efforts elevated employee engagement to some of the highest levels in the multinational organization. And, she has been included in Biltmore’s Who’s Who of Women Business Leaders, Continental Who’s Who of National Business Leaders, and Who’s Who Among University Students.
Dr. Dean was born and raised in Kentucky, spent nine years in Iowa, and currently resides in Colorado with her husband Steve and their youngest son Gavin. In total, they have six amazing children and three wonderful granddaughters.
The purpose of Dean Business Consulting is to transform individuals, teams, and companies from being good enough to achieving greatness.
Dean Business Consulting desires to shape the future by recognizing employees as human beings with a body, heart, mind, and soul while transforming the workplace culture to nurture the soul at work.
Christian and Conservative
Key Areas of Expertise
– Cultural Dimensions
– Character Development
– Culture & Climate
– Diversity & Inclusion
– Moral Entrepreneurship
– Respectful Pluralism
– Servant Leadership
– Spiritual Leadership
– Workplace Spirituality
August 8 – 13, 2019: Academy of Management – Boston, Theme: Diversity & Inclusion (planned research consortium)
January 21 – 25, 2019: OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit – Orlando (presented on Culture & Values as well as Women Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling)
October 11 – 13, 2018: Faith at Work Summit – Chicago, Theme: Vision & Partnership, Putting Our Faith to Work at Work (presented)
August 9 – 14, 2018: Academy of Management – Chicago, Theme: Improving Lives (planned research consortium)
May 18, 2018: Regent University Roundtable – Virginia Beach, Theme: Continue the Mission (presented)
November 5 – 7, 2017: Academic Oasis/IAAR – Cocoa Beach Academic Conference on Business, Economics, Finance and Accounting (presented)
August 3 – 11, 2017: Academy of Management – Atlanta, Theme: At the Interface
November 5 – 7, 2018: Academic Oasis/IAAR – Las Vegas Academic Conference on Business, Economics, Finance, and Accounting (presented)
March 13 – 15, 2016: Academic Oasis/IAAR – Cocoa Beach Academic Conference on Business, Economics, Finance, and Accounting (presented)
Dean, D. (2020). Practical Steps for Christian’s to Live out their Faith at Work. The Routledge Companion to Mindfulness at Work, a forthcoming Handbook (Companion) to be published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis) in 2020.
Huizinga, R. and Dean, D. (2020). Organizational Metaphors: faith as Key to Functional Organizations. To be published by Palgrave on or before January 1, 2020.
Dean, D. (2019). Including Everyone with Respectful Pluralism. Forthcoming Routledge publication of Inclusive Leadership.
Dean, D. (2019). Soulful Work for Happy Employees. Forthcoming Routledge publication of Happiness at Work.
Dean, D. (2019). Moral Entrepreneurship: Being authentic and using one’s moral compass to navigate the journey of doing good deeds. Forthcoming Springer publication of Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Dean, D. (2019). Integration of Christian Values in the Workplace. Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership, VIII(1).
Dean, D. (2019). Managing Spiritually Adverse People in The Routledge companion to management and workplace spirituality. New York: Routledge.
Dean, D. (2019). Soft Skills and Spiritual Leadership in The Routledge companion to management and workplace spirituality. New York: Routledge.
Dean, D.; Marshall, J.; West, G.; & Winston, B. (2017). Religion and Spirituality in the Workplace: A Quantitative Evaluation of Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment. Journal of Strategic and International Studies, XII(4), 69-85.
Dean, D. (2017). Religion and spirituality in the workplace: A quantitative evaluation of job satisfaction and organizational commitment (Order No. 10260968). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (1881834070).
Dean, D. (2016). A Correlation Study of Employee Engagement and Servant Leadership. Journal of Strategic and International Studies, XI(2), 32-43.
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