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Jeffrey D. Ford

Professor of Management & Human Resources

Areas of Expertise

Organizational change
Project management
Management communication
Role of communication in organizations
Organization infrastructure
Network theory
Integrity in communications


PhD, The Ohio State University
MBA, The Ohio State University
BS, University of Maryland


Professor Ford's is an expert on organizational change and management. His research focuses on breakdowns in communications links and the role of communications in organizational behavior and change.

His work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Education and Journal of Marketing Research. He was elected as a charter member in the Academy of Management Journal's Hall of Fame. He also received the Academy's Bronze Award for research and a Best Paper Award.

Ford is a frequent consultant to organizations such as Intel and Mead Paper. He teaches undergraduate, graduate and executive-level courses including organizational design and managing change.

Contact Information

750 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-4563