Scott Schroeder, Ph.D.

Dean, Business Administration
Professor, Management
School of Business and Communication
Phone: (808) 739-4611


Management, Business, Organizational behavior and human resource management, organizational development, leadership, teamwork, and communication; ethical management of diverse organizational members; and the psychological element in individuals’ effectiveness and productivity at work.


Scott Schroeder, Ph.D. is the Dean of the School of Business & Communication. He is also Professor of Management at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Scott’s career has been lived as a management activist, dedicated to putting into practice management systems and approaches that bring out employees’ best work and eradicate employee abuse and exploitation in organizations.

His research focuses on individuals’ personal power and social influence at work, with special interest in getting people the power they need to have personal and professional success in their careers. He most recently co-authored with Donald Gibson “Who Ought to be Blamed? The Effect of Organizational Roles on Blame and Credit Attributions” in the International Journal of Conflict Management. He has done extensive clinical work in executive psychotherapy and coaching and consults on issues of executive development and team effectiveness.

Formerly a principal of The Laundis Group, an executive advisory firm in Newport Beach, California, his clients have included individuals and organizations from industries including: entertainment, professional sports, health care, advertising, education, government services, the U.S. military, high tech, not-for-profits, and faith communities. Scott has held administrative, research, faculty, or staff positions at several universities, including Arizona State University, UCLA, and Antioch University, where he was responsible for developing a graduate program in organization development. The program was consistently ranked among the top ten programs nationally during his tenure. Before returning to Chaminade this year, Scott was most recently the Dean of Academic Affairs at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, the nation’s top-ranked business school for sustainability education. He previously taught at Claremont Graduate University since 1996, where he was recognized in 2005 for outstanding teaching. Scott completed doctoral specializations in management and psychology at UCLA and post-doctoral work in university leadership at Harvard University.

Academic Degrees

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson Graduate School of Management
M.B.A., Arizona State University
B.A., Santa Clara University