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Jean R. Perlman, DBA, JD

Dr. Jean Perlman is a senior business-strategist consultant, speaker, and doctoral faculty. She has more than 25 years experience delivering on-target action strategies for emerging and established companies. Her work with major businesses such as Motorola and Blue Cross/Blue Shield has resulted in 50% team productivity improvement, achievement of multimillion-dollar milestones, and successful new profit-center launches. As a strategist for small business, Dr. Perlman has counseled companies to industry leader positions and increased markets and gross profits over 150%. An accomplished writer, teacher, and speaker: her honors include: Outstanding Teacher Award, American Juris Prudence Award (Business Counseling); and keynote speaker for chamber of commerces and the US Small Business Administration. Dr. Perlman sits on Boards of Directors, and in 2003 assisted UOPhx Online School of Advanced Studies to develop and launch a successful new DBA program. Education Overview DBA (International Business), US International-Alliant University Juris Doctorate (J.D.), California Western School of Law MBA, (Human Resource Management), University of Guam BS (Management Information Systems), Indiana University of Mississippi DBA Dissertation: Relationships among Negotiator Adaptive Behaviors, Success of Negotiators, and the Degree of Friendliness of Dispute Resolution Methods Used (Quantitative Correlational Research, Primary Data collected from Maquiladora businesses) JD Thesis: Qualitative Case Study, Historical Data Analysis on an unresolved CA business law issue. MBA Thesis: Human Resource Management Effort as a Function of Occupational Skill Level (Quantitative Correlational Research, Primary Data collected from Guam Businesses)

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies