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William Schulz

Contributing Faculty

College of Management and Technology

School of Management

Degree ProgramPh.D. Management

Dr. Schulz is currently the Director of Academic Initiatives and the Founding Director of Walden University’s Center for Social Change. He was previously an Associate Dean of Walden’s School of Management, and Director of the Tagliatela School of Business and Leadership at Albertus Magnus College.

Bill is an award-winning scholar in the fields of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, whose book, Creating Value Through Skill-Based Strategic Thinking and Entrepreneurial Leadership (Schulz & Hofer, Pergamon, 1999) has received critical acclaim. He earned a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Georgia, and a Master of Science in Political Science & Public Policy from Indiana University.

Courses Taught

WWMBA 6690 - Sustainable Business Practices and Strategies

WWMBA 6040 - Business Performance & Systems Thinking


PhD, University of Georgia - Athens, GA

MA, Indiana University - Bloomington, IN United States

Public Service

Greenville, SC Meals on Wheels, Volunteer - Greenville, SC United States

Fountain Inn Chorale, President - Fountain Inn, SC United States

Awards / Honors

Academy of Management & NFIB Best Dissertation in Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Academy of Management & NFIB, 1995

Best Dissertation Research--Innovation & Technology, TIMS/ORSA, 1995


Schulz, W. C., Hofer, C. W. (2000). Creating Value Through Skill-Based Strategy & Entrepreneurial Leadership

Schulz, W. C. (2013). Leadership Throughout an Organization Promotes Sustainable Success Leader’s Edge Newsletter

Schulz, W. C. (2016). Are You Prepared to See the Forest and the Trees? Learning to See Strategically While Acting Tactically The Journal of the American Management Association

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