Dr. Craig Caldwell
Dr. Caldwell works with organizations to develop strategic direction, link implementation steps to strategy, identify organizational culture, and develop processes to bring about organizational change. Since 2007, Craig has served as an Associate Professor of Management and Associate Dean of Graduate & Professional Programs in the Lacy School of Business at Butler University. He is currently the Interim Dean. He teaches MBA and undergraduate courses in Strategy, Leadership, and Organizational Change. Craig has won six teaching awards and two advising awards. His past roles include Chair of Graduate Council, Faculty Annual Evaluation Committee, and Department Chair for Marketing & Management.
Dr. Caldwell’s consulting and executive education activities focus on strategy development, leadership, and organizational change. He has worked with client firms in logistics, manufacturing, food service, life sciences, and architecture. In addition to strategy development, Craig’s leadership work includes human capital strategy, employee engagement, and building high-performance teams.
Craig’s research includes academic articles in Business and Society, Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, The Monitor, Business and Society Review, Management Accounting Quarterly, and Journal of Corporate Citizenship.
Craig holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, an MBA from Virginia Tech, and a BA from Anderson University. His wife Diana, is currently the CEO of her second start-up and he has three daughters, Maya (22), Talia (19), and Elena (15)
“One of the joys of facilitating discussions of “The Catalyst Effect” is that you look a young professional in the eye and describe a path to immediate leadership opportunities. It is a message that really resonates with younger generations”