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Thomas Olson

Professor of Clinical Management and Organization
Building
HOH
Room / Office
431

DBA/PhD, University of Southern California; MBA, UCLA

Thomas Hilton Olson's research and consulting focus is on strategy development and implementation, organization and human capital, leading change, and psych assessment and intervention. He has authored four books in the last five years, written 100+ scholarly articles, and made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. He was a founding member, Careers Division, and Officer/Representative-at-Large, of the Academy of Management, Officer of the Personnel Testing Council, and member of the Board of the APA and three corporations. Professor Olson is the Director of the Consulting Concentration at USC, prior equity holder (Partner) with Booz and has led hundreds of consulting engagements for private and public organizations across the globe in industry and for USC.
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Thomas Olson () ""Developing the Case Analysis-Insights for the Practitioner" ,".
Thomas Olson () ""Diagnosing the Organization with Psychology's DSM: An Old Tool for a New Field" ,".
Thomas Olson () "1980-2004: 75+ Articles, Book Chapters, Working Papers, and more ,".
Thomas Olson () "“Improving Organizational and Employee-level Diagnosis: Continuing Development of Paradigms Based in the DSM and Positive Psychology” ,"  National American Psychological Association.
Thomas Olson () "“Variations on the Design and Teaching of Management Consulting - Discipline Discussion and Analysis without Practice Are Not Sufficient” ,"  National Academy of Management.
Thomas Olson () ""Advancing Contemporary Concepts to Enhance Performance: Integrating Coaching with Organizational-level Diagnoses and Interventions - Revised" ,"  National American Psychological Association.
Thomas Olson () "“Design and Teaching of a Management Consulting Course—Discipline Courses Are Not Sufficient” ,"  National Academy of Management  2011.
Thomas Olson () "Consulting Today and Tomorrow Casebook ,".
Thomas Olson () "Consulting Today and Tomorrow Teaching Manual ,".
Thomas Olson () "Daring to Care: Using Traditional Concepts to Diagnose and Improve Performance ,".
Thomas Olson () "“Advancing Contemporary Concepts to Enhance Performance: Integrating Coaching with Organizational-level Diagnoses and Interventions,” for Division 14, Industrial & Organizational Psychology - Skill Building Session sym11409, National American Psychologica ,".
Thomas Olson () "“Continuous Improvement of Consulting Psychology: Using DSM to Address Changing Needs and to Enhance Organizational Diagnoses,” for Division 13, Consulting - Paper Session ind112139, National American Psychological Association, Washington DC, August 2011 ,".
Thomas Olson () "“Organizational and Employee-level Diagnosis: New Paradigms Based in the DSM and Positive Psychology,” for Division 14, Industrial & Organizational Psychology - Conversation Hour Session sym11492, National American Psychological Association, Washington DC ,".
Thomas Olson () "“Organizational Diagnosis Models and Tools: What can be Used and Developed from Taxonomies in Medicine and Psychology?,” for Division 14, Industrial & Organizational Psychology - Paper Session ind112166, National American Psychological Association, Wash ,".
Thomas Olson () "Consulting - Teaching Professional Practice Is Not Enough ,".
Thomas Olson () "Consulting Today and Tomorrow Teaching Manual - initial draft release ,".
Thomas Olson () "Education for Management Consulting ,".
Thomas Olson () "Management Consulting – a Developing Global Practice ,".
Thomas Olson () "The Contemporary Consultant - Insights from World Experts ,".
Thomas Olson () "The Contemporary Consultant Casebook ,".
Thomas Olson () "Consulting Today and Tomorrow Casebook - initial draft release ,".
Thomas Olson () "Emerging Consulting and Action Research Models: Paradigms, Skills and Applications (with J. A.Gebhardt, T. Thatchenkery and K. McGee) ,".
Thomas Olson () "Prior to, and including, USC hire - present: Many articles submitted and accepted for presentation - see CV for details ,".
Thomas Olson () "The Design and Teaching of a Management Consulting Course - Discipline Courses Are Not Sufficient (with Susan Adams, Larry Greiner, Flemming Poulfelt and Alberto Zanzi ,".
Thomas Olson () "Using DSM for Organizational Diagnosis: Renewed Application Rationale ,".
Thomas Olson () "Consulting to Improve Organizational and Leadership Health ,".
Thomas Olson () "Improving Leader and Organization Health: Older Established Diagnostics / Better Results ,".
Thomas Olson () "Diagnosing the Organization with Psychology’s DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders): An Old Tool for a New Field ,".
Thomas Olson () "Improving Leader and Organization Health: Older Established Diagnostics/ Better Results ,"  HBR.
Thomas Olson () "Moving Management Consulting International ,".
Thomas Olson () "The Contemporary Consultant Casebook ,".
Thomas Olson () "The Contemporary Consultant CasebookTeaching Manual ,".
Thomas Olson () "Behavioral Aspects of Corporate Planning (revision) ,"  Strategic Management Journal.
Thomas Olson () "Career Concepts and Decision Styles ,"  National Academy of Management Proceedings.
Thomas Olson () "The Impact of Careers on Organization Processes ,"  National Academy of Management.
Thomas Olson () "Self Renewal and Career Development ,"  New Directions in Resource Management  Prentice Hall.