Jeffrey Decker

Jeffrey Decker has served at Whittier College for over 20 years. He has also taught at Biola University, Claremont Graduate University, and Pepperdine University. At Whittier, he received the school’s Harry S. Nerhood Teaching Excellence Award in 1997, the Richard Harvey Key to the College in 2003, and the Marilyn Veech Service Award in 2013.

His classes focus on strategic management, organizational development, leadership, and ethics. Decker’s research interests focus upon the influence that values and ethics have on strategy and managerial practice. He has written extensively on Sony’s manufacturing and supply chain management systems in Mexicali, Mexico.

In addition to his academic experience at Whittier College, Decker has 30 years of business, consulting, and executive management experience. He has served as a vice president with Progressive Casualty Insurance Company and as Director of the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management’s Executive Management and MBA programs at Claremont Graduate University.

Decker also has consulted with the executive leaders of the medical department for the Aids Healthcare Foundation. Previous to this, he advised executives at the Drucker Academy of China, Ducommun Corporation, Tokio-Marine Insurance, the Radiation Detection Company, the IEEE Computer Society, Christ Is the Answer Ministries in Kenya, the Veterinarian’s Pet Insurance Company, Southern California Edison, Access Mediquip, LG’s Primesteak House, the Navajo Indians, Los Angeles Police Department Command Staff, Panda Restaurant Management, and the Lutheran Social Services of Southern California.

Management & Organizational Behavior
The Dynamics of Outstanding Leadership
Drucker on Management