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John Walker, Ph.D.

Professor of Applied Management and Decision Sciences



Ph.D., Applied Management and Decision Science, Walden University, specializations in Leadership and Organizational Change
Executive M.B.A., Rochester Institue of Technology; specialization in Total Quality Management
B.S., Industrial Administration, Kettering University (formerly General Motors Institute); specialization in Production Mangement.


Professional Experience

Professor, Roberts Wesleyan College
Past director of MSM/MSL Program
President, JW Services, Rochester, NY
Senior Pastor, Faith Christian Center, Rochester, NY
Consultant, Idea Connections, Rochester, NY
Corporate Training Office, Rochester Community Savings Bank
Past manager, Organizational Development and Learning, Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, NY
Past manager, Barrel Finishing
Past owner/operator, Walker Enterprises, Rochester, NY
Past coordinator, Labor Relations, Delco Products, Dayton, OH and Rochester, NY
General Motors Institute - Co-op

Areas of Expertise

Organizational change
Problem solving
Total quality management
Human resource development
Compassionate capitalism
Public private partnerships
Corporate board development and evaluation
Cognitive diversity
Debunking the myth of race