Tim Rahschulte

Associate Professor of Business

Phone: 503-569-3193
Office Location: Portland Center South, #192

Office Hours: By appointment only


Professor Rahschulte joined the George Fox University’s School of Business in July 2007 as an assistant professor of business. He teaches a variety of courses in the Doctor of Business Administration program and the capstone, Transformational Leadership, course in the Master of Business Administration program.

Tim has nearly two decades of professional management experience in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Most recently, he has spent a number of years in state government, where he serves as a principal executive manager and business transition architect responsible for enterprise-wide change initiatives.

Professor Rahschulte teaches:

  • Transformational Leadership
  • Human Resources Development
  • Organizational Change Management
  • International Management
  • Organizational Theory
  • Crisis Management
  • Law & Ethics


  • PhD, Organizational Leadership & Human Resource Development, Regent University
  • MBA, Thomas More College
  • BA, Economics and Business Administration, Thomas More College

Research Interests

  • Organizational change
  • Human resource development
  • Leadership (leading globally distributed teams)

Publications: Books & Book Chapters

  • Christopian, F., & Rahschulte, T. (in press). Cultural constructs: The necessary elements for effective knowledge management. In M. Rao (Ed.), Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.
  • Martinelli, R., Rahschulte, T., & Waddell, J. (2011). Globalization: History repeats. In K. Milhauser (Ed.), Distributed team collaboration in organizations: Emerging tools and practices (pp. 1-14). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Rahschulte, T. (2011). The evolution of collaborative work. In K. Milhauser (Ed.), Distributed team collaboration in organizations: Emerging tools and practices (pp. 15-31). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Rahschulte, T., & Steele, J. (2011). Creating the environment for high performing distributed teams: Human resource strategies and practices. In K. Milhauser (Ed.), Distributed team collaboration in organizations: Emerging tools and practices (pp. 264-278). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Martinell, R., Rahschulte, T., & Waddell, J. M. (2010). Leading global project teams: The new leadership challenge. Oshawa, ON: Multi-Media Publications, Inc. 
  • Rahschulte, T. (2008). Understanding how to change: An inductive determination of how agents of state government plan, lead, and sustain change (Doctoral dissertation, Regent University, 2008). Dissertation Abstract International. (UMI No. 3292254)

Publications: Academic Journal Articles

  • Martinelli, R., Rahschulte, T., & Waddell, J. (2010). Back to basics for global project team leaders. Projects & Profits, 110.
  • Milhauser, K., & Rahschulte, T. (2010). Meeting the needs of global companies through improved international business curriculum. Journal of Teaching in International Business, 21(2), 78-100.
  • Gorlorwulu, J., & Rahschulte, T. (2010). Organizing for transformational development: What are the leadership and organizational requirements? Transformation, 27(3), 199-208.
  • Christopian, F. D., & Rahschulte, T. (2009). A qualitative inquiry into organizational culture’s moderating affect on the use and success of knowledge management projects in the aerospace and defense industry. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 3(3/4), 351-363.
  • Rahschulte, T. (2009). Virtues for leading change. The Journal of Virtues & Leadership, 1(1), 15-24.
  • Rahschulte, T., & Hartsfield, M. (2008). Navigating complexity: Inductively determining how government business in the United States plans, leads, and sustains change. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Change Management, 8(4), 1-10.
  • Mensch, K., & Rahschulte, T. (2008). Military leader development: A matter of learner autonomy. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 19(3), 263-272.
  • Longbotham, G., & Rahschulte, T. (2008). From corporate know-how to corporate networks. Effective Executive, 11(6), 10-12. 
  • Rahschulte, T. (2006). Strategic HRD: Facilitating organizational change through individual performance. International Academy of Business and Public Administration, 3(1), 1191-1204.

Academic Conference Presentations & Published Proceedings

  • Halley, R., Rahschulte, T., Sikima, S., & VandenHoek, J. (2012, June 25-28). A prized product: Pushing business education closer to the world’s need. Christian Business Faculty Association. British Columbia, Canada.
  • Rahschulte, T. (2012, February 19-22). Making good decisions based on strategic planning and spend analytics. Next Level 2012 Thought Leadership. Miami, FL.
  • Halley, R., VandenHoek, J., & Rahschulte, T. (2011, June 27-July 1). Same three letters . . . New inputs yield new processes. Christian Business Faculty Association. Mount Vernon, OH.
  • Solan, A., Rennaker, M., & Rahschulte, T. (2011, Februar 9-12). Development of a fortuitous events perception instrument. International Self-Directed Learning Symposium. Cocoa Beach, FL.
  • Rahschulte, T., & Milhauser, K. (2010, October 9-12). Beyond the triple constraints: Nine elements defining project success today. PMI Global Congress. D.C.
  • Rahschulte, T. (2009, November 11-14). The transformational nature of virtues in leadership. International Leadership Association. Prague.
  • Rahschulte, T., Herrli, W., & Herrli, D. (2009, October 10-13). The most important aspect of project management today: Determining readiness for change. PMI Global Congress. Orlando, FL.
  • Rahschulte, T. (2008, November, 13-15). Facilitating leadership: A discussion of effective educational tools and tactics that develop 21st century leaders. International Leadership Association. Los Angeles, CA.
  • Rahschulte, T., Herrli, W., & Herrli, D. (2008, October 18-22). States of change: An inquiry into the nature of organizational change. PMI Global Congress. Denver, CO.
  • Rahschulte, T., & Hartsfield, M. (2008, August 5-8) Navigating complexity: Inductively determining how government business in the United States plans, leads, and sustains change. The Eighth Annual International Conference on Knowledge, Culture, and Change. Cambridge, UK.
  • Rahschulte, T., & Longbotham, G. (2008, March 9-13). Facilitated resourcefulness. Autonomous Learning World Caucus. Oxford, UK.
           Leading Global Project Teams
           Leading Global Project Teams

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