Dr. Timothy Gandee is a core faculty member at Walden University in the MBA and MS Leadership programs. Dr. Gandee received his Doctor of Business Administration in business strategy and innovation from Capella University. He received a Master Business Administration from Davenport University. He has over 30 years of corporate experience, with the last 20 years at the upper management and executive levels for a large global tier-one automotive supplier, serving in various areas, such as: engineering, quality, operations, and regulatory compliance. He also holds two U.S. patents pertaining to automotive safety restraints. Dr. Gandee is a published author of several academic papers, and a textbook on quality management. His research interests are in areas of business strategy, business planning, leadership and organizational development, and sustainable innovations.
WMBA 6000 - Dynamic Leadership
WMBA 6040 - Improving Business Performance
WMBA 6050 - Accounting for Management Decision Making
WMBA 6010 - Managing People and Promoting Collaboration
MMSL 6125 - Initiating and Managing Change
DBA, Capella University
MBA, Davenport University
BBA, Davenport University
BS, Ohio Institute of Technology
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Awards / Honors
Faculty Excellence Award, College of Management and Human Potential, Walden University, 2022
Gandee, T. A. (2013). Being Googely: A look into the marketing strategy innovation execution at Google. Strategic Leadership Review
Gandee, T. A., Haan, P. (2015). Strategic planning in small business: exploring its influence on transitional growth. Proceedings of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference
Gandee, T. A., Haan, P. (2013). Sustainable Innovation for Google. Proceedings of the Atlantic Marketing Association
Gandee, T. A. (2014). Strategic planning in small business: Exploring its influence on transitional growth.
Gandee, T. A. (2019). Ethical considerations in leadership.
Gandee, T. A. (2016). Quality Improvement Techniques.
Gandee, T. A. (2023). The Business of Business is PURPOSE.
Gandee, T. A. (2018). Understanding and managing risk in complex projects.