Jim Ludema, Ph.D.

Calvin University, North Hall 164
3201 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Phone: 630-460-5964

Jim Ludema, Ph.D., is Dean of the School of Business at Calvin University. He is also Founder and former Director of the Center for Values-Driven Leadership at Benedictine University. Jim is the author of two books and dozens of articles on leadership, strategy, and organizational change, including The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: A Practitioner’s Guide for Leading Large-Scale Change. Jim has lived and worked in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America and has served as a consultant to a variety of organizations including GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, BP, McDonald’s, John Deere, USG, U.S. Cellular, the US Navy, World Vision, and many local and international NGOs. Dr. Ludema received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western University and a B.A. in Philosophy from Calvin College.