Robert Keidel

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Areas of Expertise

  • Cognition and Strategy
  • Cognitive coaching
  • Executive teambuilding
  • Organizational design
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strategy creation

Selected Works

Articles

Keidel, Robert, Kelly can learn from year’s struggles and adapt. Philadelphia Inquirer (Dec 2015): 1.

Keidel, Robert, Kelly can learn from year’s struggles and adapt. Philadelphia Inquirer (Dec 2015):

Keidel, Robert, Team Sports Metaphors in Perspective. Organizational Dynamics 43 (Dec 2014): 294-302.

Keidel, Robert, Strategy Made Simple: Thinking in Threes. Business Horizons (Jan 2013):

Keidel, Robert, Other Sports Could Better the Birds. The Philadelphia Inquirer (Aug 2005):

Keidel, Robert, Eagles’ Super Bowl Loss Certainly Fit the Pattern. The Philadelphia Inquirer (Feb 2005):

Keidel, Robert, An Idea to Cheer: T.O. with Pom Poms. The Philadelphia Inquirer (Dec 2004):

Keidel, Robert, Bowa Should Have Tackled Different Job. The Philadelphia Inquirer (Aug 2004):

Books

Keidel, Robert, The Geometry of Strategy. New York: Routledge, (2010):

Keidel, Robert, Seeing Organizational Patterns: A New Theory and Language of Organizational Design. : Berrett-Koehler,1995; Beard Books,, (2005):

Keidel, Robert, Corporate Players: Designs for Working and Winning Together. : Wiley, Jan 1988; Beard Books, (2005):

Keidel, Robert, GAME PLANS: SPORTS STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS. : Dutton, 1985; Berkley, Jan 1986; Beard Books, 2005, (1986):

Cases

Keidel, Robert, “Wawa: Supply Change Management.” Ivey Publishing, Ed. Paul Beamish. University of Western Ontario: Richard Ivey School of Business, (2011): 14.

Keidel, Robert, “Wawa: Supply Change Management—Teaching Note.” Ivey Publishing, Ed. Paul Beamish. University of Western Ontario: Richard Ivey School of Business, (2011): 14.

Chapters

Keidel, Robert, “Executive Rewards and Their Impact on Teamwork.” Executive Compensation in the 1990s: A Strategic Approach, Ed. Fred K Foulkes. : Harvard Business School Press, (1991):

Keidel, Robert, and Trist, E, “Decline and Revitalization: The Jamestown Experience.” Making Cities Work: The Dynamics of Urban Innovation, (1980):

Monographs

Keidel, Robert, MATCHUP: WHAT GAME SHOULD YOU PLAY?, : , (Sep 2006):

Keidel, Robert, STRATEGIC SCAFFOLDING, : , (Sep 2006):

Keidel, Robert, Strategic Perspective: A Geometric Approach to Big-Picture Thinking, : , (Sep 2004):

Presented Research

Keidel, Robert, and Weiner, Joan, ENABLING MORE COMPLEX COGNITION IN TURBULENT ENVIRONMENTS: THE CONTRIBUTION OF SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL THINKING, (Aug 2007):

Keidel, Robert, ORGANIZATIONAL GAME PLANS, (May 2007):

Keidel, Robert, PLAYING BALL IN BUSINESS, (Feb 2007):

Education

BA - Williams College 1964
MBA - Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 1966
PhD - Wharton School,University of Pennsylvania 1979

Professional Experience

Corporate-FXI Seminar Leader Great Valley PA May 2010 - May 2010
Corporate-(Major healthcare provider) Educator/consultant Philadelphia PA Jul 2012 - Jul 2012

Media Mentions

A rough year, but Eagles should keep Chip Kelly

via Philadelphia Inquirer

Clinical professor of management Robert Keidel argues that the Philadelphia Eagles should keep Chip Kelly as their head coach despite a disappointing season.