Patricia Hedberg

Associate Professor, Management

prhedberg@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4305

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 443F
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Ph.D., Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota
B.A., Psychology and Sociology, Ohio Northern University

See publications in UST Research Online

Patricia Hedberg teaches in the UST MBA programs and the undergraduate leadership/management concentration. Her teaching interests include leadership, management and organizational behavior with an emphasis on self-development, team dynamics, power and influence, and networking and relationships. She is an active presenter in many professional development programs on the topics of change management, organizational behavior and organizational ethics. Hedberg is lead faculty for the university's Institute for Executive Director Leadership program for nonprofit leaders.

Hedberg's consulting and research activities include leading with integrity, managerial reflection, reflective learning and group development. She has published on ways in which family business leaders can use ethics and values to create a sustainable business culture. Her most recent work with family business involved exploring the power dynamics of co-preneurial couples. She also has examined managerial reflection, focusing on how to create reflection in the management classroom as well as exploring how managers create space to process and gain perspective in the midst of complicated action.

Hedberg currently is the inaugural 3M Professor in Residence, consulting with 3M human resources on their leadership development programs.

J-Term 2015 Courses
J-Term 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 762 - 366 Exec Ldr Dev: Personal Ldrshp See Details * *
Description of course Exec Ldr Dev: Personal Ldrshp : CRN: 10290
Executive Leadership Development (ELD) consists of 3 courses that weave together experiential learning, group learning, coaching, and deep self-reflection to help you identify and develop your individualized leadership strategy. The courses explore the personal, social, and professional challenges of leading people in complex organizations. A premise is that leaders must take responsibility for their own development and that leaders who do so will be more effective. In this course, you will explore your leadership motivations, values, strengths, and challenges. ELD will provide ideas, tools, individual reflections, and peer support teams to help you develop, implement, and refine your leadership style, competencies, and purpose.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 4600800-170009 Jan '15
TMH 4600800-170010 Jan '15
TMH 4600800-170023 Jan '15
TMH 4600800-170024 Jan '15
Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 763 - 366 Exec Ldr Dev: Ldrshp Challeng. See Details * *
Description of course Exec Ldr Dev: Ldrshp Challeng. : CRN: 22779
Executive Leadership Development (ELD) consists of 3 courses that weave together experiential learning, group learning, coaching, and deep self-reflection to help you identify and develop your individualized leadership strategy. The courses explore the personal, social, and professional challenges of leading people in complex organizations. A premise is that leaders must take responsibility for their own development and that leaders who do so will be more effective. In this course, you will explore your leadership motivations, values, strengths, and challenges. ELD will provide ideas, tools, individual reflections, and peer support teams to help you develop, implement, and refine your leadership style, competencies, and purpose.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 4601800-200013 Feb '15
TMH 3011800-200006 Mar '15
TMH 4601800-200010 Apr '15
TMH 4601800-200008 May '15
Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
Academic and Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor, Management Department, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, Minneapolis (1998 - present)
  • Department Chair, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (2011 - present)
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (1991 - 1998)
  • Marketing Services Director, National Information Systems, Inc., Burnsville (1989 - 1990)
  • Independent consultant, Independent Consultant, St. Paul (1987 - 1989)
  • Corporate Human Resource Research Specialist, Honeywell, Inc.,, Minneapolis (1984 - 1987)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Organizational Behavior Teaching Society
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Professional Service
  • Journal of Management Education, Reviewer
  • Academy of Management, Reviewer
  • Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Reviewer

Publications
  • Hedberg, P. R., & Danes, S. M. (2012). Explorations of dynamic power processes within copreneurial couples. Journal of Family Business Strategy, (3), pp. 228-238
  • Hedberg, P. R. (2009). Learning through reflective classroom practice: Applications to educate the reflective manager. Journal of Management Education, (33)(1), pp. 10-36
  • Sorenson, R., Goodpaster, K. E., Hedberg, P. R., & Yan, J. (2009). The family point of view, family social capital, and firm performance: An exploratory test. Family Business Review, (22)(2), pp. 239-253

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Business Education
  • Corporate Management
  • Family Business
  • Leadership

Presentations