Greg Robinson, Ph.D.

On Faculty since 2015



Ph.D., Organizational Behavior & Leadership; The Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, Ohio,  2002
Dissertation: A Leadership Paradox: Managing Others by Defining Yourself

M.S., Counseling, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR, 1998

B.A., Christian Education; John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR,  1990


  • Organization Development Network
  • Association for Challenge Course Technology
  • Association for Experiential Education

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Change
  • Bowen Family Systems theory
  • Emotional process in organizations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Just-in-time learning
  • Experiential education
  • Spiritual formation
  • Organization design
  • Team development
  • Leadership development
  • Systemic leadership
  • Complex Adaptive Systems
  • Action Learning
  • Congregational dynamics


Books & Chapters in Books

Robinson, Greg & Rose, Mark (2010) Lessons of the Way: Using Adventure Activities to Explore the Way of Jesus, Oklahoma City: Wood’n Barnes Publishing .

Robinson, Greg (2009) Adventure and the Way of Jesus: An Experiential Approach to Spiritual Formation, Oklahoma City: Wood ‘n Barnes Publishing.

Robinson, Greg with Rose, Mark (2007) Teams for a New Generation: A Facilitator’s Field Guide, Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse.

Robinson, Greg with Rose, Mark (2004) A Leadership Paradox: Influencing Others by Defining Yourself, Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse.

O’Connell, Timothy S., Cuthbertson, Brent & Goin, Terilyn J. Chapter Contribution:) Team Development and Team Leadership in 21st Century Leadership for Leisure Services, (2014)

Miner, Linda, Millikin, Mary, Nibet, Robert, Elder, John and Miner, Gary (2009) Handbook of Statistical Analysis & Data Mining Applications , Chapter Contribution: Education-Leadership Training for Business and Education Using C&RT to Predict and Display Possible Structural Relations, San Diego: Elsevier.


Robinson, Greg & Rose, Mark (2008) The Learning Dynamic of Differentiation in The Pfeiffer Annual: Training San Francisco: Pfeiffer.

Robinson, Greg & Rose, Mark (2008) Corporate Box: Learning to Listen in The Pfeiffer Annual: Training San Francisco: Pfeiffer.

Robinson, Greg & Rose, Mark (2006) Teams of a New Generation: Defining the 21st Century Experiential Training Agenda in The Pfeiffer Annual: Consulting San Francisco: Pfeiffer.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Robinson, Greg (2005) Action Learning: developing critical competencies for the knowledge era workers, Action Learning: Research and Practice Vol. 2, No. 1 p. 79-88.

Robinson, Greg (2003) The Anatomy of a Successful Learning Based Change Initiative., The OD Practitioner, Vol. 35, No. 2 p. 33-37.

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