PhD, MA, Northwestern University; MBA, University of Houston; BS, University of Texas

Research Interests

Self-management; self-managed work teams; transformational leadership; organizational change; organization structure; creating empowered organizations


Dr. Banner spent 35 years in university teaching in Canada, the U.S., Australia, and the Netherlands. He is the author of six books, 30 journal articles, and 35 conference papers on transformational leadership, self-management, new paradigm organization design, ethics and integrity in business, and related topics. He recently published his latest book, Frameshifting: A Path to Wholeness. In his varied career, he has been an aerospace engineer for NASA; a management consultant for the international accounting and consulting firm Peat, Marwick, Mitchell; an entrepreneur; a university professor; a workshop and seminar leader; and an author. He lives in Viroqua, a small town in southwestern Wisconsin, where he is member of the Vernon County Board of Supervisors. Dr. Banner mentors PhD students in the Leadership and Organizational Change specialization.