University of Southern California

Judith Blumenthal
Professor of Clinical Management and Organization and Marketing

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, MBA, University of Southern California; BA, Hunter College of the City University of New York


Judith Blumenthal is an expert in strategic management; organizational design and implementation; corporate governance; and retailing. Her research has been published in the Journal of Management Inquiry, the Journal of Organizational Change Management, Performance Improvement Quarterly, and Human Resources Management, among others. In addition to her responsibilities at USC, she has served on Boards of Directors of several organizations, both public company and not-for-profit, including Guess?, Inc., the California Council on Economic Education and the Advisory Board of USC Radio (KUSC). From 1996 to 2000, she served as Associate Dean of the Marshall School of Business, and from 2000 to 2006, as USC's Chief Alumni Officer and Executive Director of the USC Alumni Association.


Ansari, S., Blumenthal, J. F., and Bell, J. (1995) "Getting there is not being there: Why strategy deployment is so hard," Insider's Report.
Blumenthal, J. F., "Relationships between organizational control mechanisms and joint venture success," in Advances in Global High - Technology Management, JAI Press, Greenwich, Conn 1995.
Blumenthal, J. F. (1995) "Crisis management in university environments: Observations and insights," Journal of Management Inquiry, 4 (3), 248-254.
Ansari, S., Bell, J., and Blumenthal, J. F. (1993) "Strategy Deployment in Organizations," Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing- International (CAM-(CAM-I) (R-93-CMS-05).
Blumenthal, J. F. (1991) "Reviews of Innovating for failure: Government ploicy and the early British computer industry, by John Hendry, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989, and Alvey: Britain's strategic computing initiative, by Brian Oakley and Kenneth Owen, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press,," Technology Transfer 43-45.
Ansari, S., Bell, J., and Blumenthal, J. F. (1991) "Strategy Deployment and Strategic Cost Management in Organiztions-Final Report-Phase I," Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing-International (CAM-(CAM-I) (R-91-CMS-03).
Blumenthal, J. F. (1991) "Use of the case method in MBA Education," Performance Improvement Quarterly, 4 (1), 5-13.
Blumenthal, J. F. (1991) "Joint ventures as a vehicle for strategic change: Opportunities and Pittfalls," Journal of Organizational Change Management, 4 (1), 45-59.
Blumenthal, J. F. (1990) "Business as usual and joint venture success," University of Colorado at Boulder.
Blumenthal, J. F. (1989) "Review of Professional suicide, or organizational murder, by Donald Cole," The Organizational Development Institute. Consultation, 8 (3), 209-211.
Noling, M. S., and Blumenthal, J. F. (1985) "Gaining competitive advantage as a professional service firm," New Management 53-57.
Greiner, L. E., Cummings, T. G., and Blumenthal, J. F. (1984) "Managing Organizational Decline: The Case for TransOrganizational Systems," Human Resources Management.
Blumenthal, J. F., and Chen, B. "GOME (case),".