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Alan Everett Nelson

Lecturer
Management
Graduate School of Defense Management

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Overview

Alan E. Nelson teaches leadership, org change, human performance and motivation, communication for managers and OB as an adjunct professor at USC Marshall School of Business and as a Lecturer of Management at the Naval Postgraduate School. His primary research interest the last decade focuses on identifying and developing students gifted in organizational leadership, between ages 3-18. He’s the founder of KidLead Inc. (501.c.3) and LeadYoung Institute and has written a number of books and articles in the professional and popular arena, related to these topics.
Education
  • EdD - University of California-San Diego 1994
    Major: Leadership
Other Experience
  • 2016 - 2017 Los Angeles Chair, Institute for Management Studies
  • 2009 - 2019 President, KidLead
  • 2009 - 2019 President, Lead/Young Training Systems
Teaching Interests
Leadership, Organization Change, Human Performance and Motivation, Managerial Communications

Awards

  • Distinguished Performance, Los Alamos National Laboratory Small Project
  • Pride @ Boeing

Scholarly Work

Publications
  • Book Chapter
  • Gibbons, D. E., Nelson, A. E., & Suchan, J. E, (2017). Integrating Men and Women within Naval Special Warfare Combat Teams. Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the Social Sciences
  • Research Report
  • Gibbons, D. E., & Nelson, A. E, (2015). In Their Voices: Integrating Men and Women within Naval Special Warfare Teams.