Paul Shelton

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Chair/Director, Doctor of Business Administration
Associate Professor of Management

Phone: 503-554-2814
Email: pshelton@georgefox.edu
Office Location: Newberg Campus, Hoover 142

Office Hours: By appointment only


Professor Shelton is an Associate Professor of Management and Chair and Director of the Doctor of Business Admnistration program in the George Fox University College of Business. He has previously served on the faculty at the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. Prior to his work in academics, Paul worked for the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security. He has consulted with businesses focusing on organizational change, organizational development, cultural dimensions of work and human resource optimization. Paul continues to consult with both for profit and not for profit organizations. Dr. Shelton holds a Ph.D. from Colorado State University and an MBA from Azusa Pacific University.

Paul lives in Newberg, OR. He is married to his wife Michelle and has three boys, Connor, Tyler and Austin.

Professor Shelton teaches:

  • Research Design
  • Organizational Theory
  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership

Education

  • PhD, Colorado State University
  • MBA, Azusa Pacific University

Community Service

  • Worship Team at Newberg Christian Church
  • Play music for Newberg Care Homes

Research Interests

  • Group Potency
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Trust
  • Human Resource Development
  • Organizational Development

Selected Publicatons/Presentations

  • Johnson, C. & Shelton, P., (2014). Ethical leadership in the age of apology (submitted for peer review)
  • Makela, C., & Shelton, P. Women in Educational Leadership Conference, “Trust communication: Higher education communication,” University of Nebraska, Lincoln (October, 2013)
  • Johnson, C., Shelton, P., & Yates, L., (2012). Nice guys (and gals) finish first: Ethical leadership and organizational trust, satisfaction, and effectiveness, International Leadership Journal, Winter
  • Shelton, P., & Makela, C. Women in Educational Leadership Conference, “Trust messages in higher education,” University of Nebraska, Lincoln (October, 2012)
  • Gilley, J., Shelton, P., & Gilley, A., (2011). Developmental leadership: A new perspective for Human Resource Development, Advances in Developing Human Resources. 13(3)
  • Waples, E., Friedrich, T., & Shelton, P., (2011). Closing comments on leadership and innovation: We’ve only just begun. Advances in Developing Human Resources. 13(3)
  • Johnson, C., Longbotham, G., Yates, L & Shelton, P. International Leadership Association, “Trust and Leader Ethics,” ILA, London, UK (October, 2011)
  • Shelton, P., & Mertens, D. Western Academy of Management, “Group potency and group size and perceived organizational support: A relational analysis for high performing teams,” Victoria, B.C.  (March, 2011)
  • Shelton, P., Waite, A., & Makela, C. (2010). Group potency and perceived organizational support: The ultimate intersection of teams, Advances in Developing Human Resources. 12(1), 93-114.
  • Shelton, P., Clinton, M. S., & Grabovska, K. Southwest Business Symposium, “Group potency in business school learning communities: Perceived organizational support, Group Size and Duration of Membership,” Edmond, OK. (March, 2010)
  • Mertens, D., & Shelton, P. Southwest Business Symposium, “Are we planning or not? Comparing and contrasting strategic and scenario planning,” Edmond, OK. (March, 2010)
  • Waples, E., Shelton, P., & Clinton, M. S., Southwest Academy of Management, "Leadership in a Knowledge Driven Environment: A Model of Sensemaking," Dallas, TX. (March, 2010)
  • Clinton, M. S., Epstein, R., & Shelton, P., Southwest Academy of Management, "Using Online Discussion Boards in a Cornerstone MBA Course," Dallas, Texas. (March, 2010)
  • Clinton, M., & Shelton, P. (2009). You’re hired!:  An Experiential Approach to Teaching Interviewing Skills, Western Journal of Human Resource Management.
  • Gilley, J. & Shelton, P. (2009). HR Strategy: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 445-451). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Shelton, P., & Gilley, J. (2009). HR Trends: A definition.  In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 451-453). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Shelton, P., & Gilley, J. (2009). Payroll: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 190-192).Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Gilley, J., & Shelton, P. (2009). HR Certification: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 37-39). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Shelton, P., & Gilley, J. (2009). Cross-training: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 64-66). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Shelton, P. (2009). H1B: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 270-272).     `Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Shelton, P. (2009). 4th Amendment: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp.261-263). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Shelton, P. (2009). 5th Amendment: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 255-257).Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Shelton, P. (2009). 14th Amendment: A definition. In A. Gilley, J.W. Gilley, S. Quatro, & P. Dixon, The Praeger Handbook of Human Resource Management and Workplace Policy. (pp. 259-261). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Clinton, M. S., Tyner, L., & Shelton, P., Southwest Business Symposium, "Hire ‘em and Fire ‘em: Experiential Learning in the HR Classroom," UCO, Edmond, OK. (March, 2009).
  • Shelton, P., Clinton, M. S., & Tyner, L., Southwest Business Symposium, "Student Success: The Importance of Group Potency in the Classroom," UCO, Edmond, OK. (March, 2009).
  • Shelton, P. Southwest Business Symposium, "Adaptable Work Arrangements," UCO, Edmond, OK. (March, 2009).
  • Shelton, P., Makela, C., & Gilley, J., Southwest Academy of Management, "Group Potency and Perceived Organizational Support: Academia and Industry Learn from Each Other," Oklahoma City. (February, 2009).
  • Steele, J., Raschulte, T., & Shelton, P. (2010). 21st Century Human Resources. Presentation to HR Professionals and members of SHRM.  Georgre Fox University, Portland Campus, Portland, OR.
  • Shelton, P., & Shelton, M., (2009). 3 C's of a Change Initiative, Poster session presented at Oklahoma Research Day, Broken Arrow, OK
  • Shelton, P., & Clinton, M. S., (2009). Group Potency in Business School Learning Communities: Perceived Organizational Support, Group Size, and Duration of Membership, Poster session presented at Oklahoma Research Day, Broken Arrow, OK.
  • Waples, E., Shelton, P., & Clinton, M. S., (2009) Leadership in a Knowledge-Driven Environment, Poster session presented at Oklahoma Research Day, Broken Arrow, OK.
  • Clinton, M. S., Epstein, R., & Shelton, P., (2009) Online Discussion Boards: Effective Use in a Cornerstone MBA Course, Poster session presented at Oklahoma Research Day, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

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