Faculty and Staff

Dr. Lesley Page

Name: Dr. Lesley Page
Title: Chair of Organizational Leadership and Management - Professor of Organizational Leadership

Office Location: SB-110-N
Email: pagele@lewisu.edu
Phone: (815) 836-5192

Education & Certifications:

  • Ph.D., DePaul University
  • M.A. DePaul University
  • B.A. University of Wisconsin
  • HRCI Human Resource Management Certificate

Lesley Page, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair in the Organizational Leadership and Management Department in the College of Business at Lewis University. She has worked for more than 30 years in corporate and consulting positions in many industries such as retail, financial services, consumer products, healthcare and pharmaceuticals. She continues to work with clients on employee and customer satisfaction measurement, organizational culture assessment, competency modeling, and leadership development. Currently, Dr. Page teaches courses in leadership theory, team building, organizational change, ethics, organizational culture and strategic planning. Dr. Page has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from DePaul University. 

Courses Taught::  

  • Leadership Theories, Practices and Context (ORGL 509) 
  • Leading Change (ORGL 524) 
  • Building Teams (ORGL 527) 
  • Ethics, Integrity and Social Responsibility (ORGL 536) 
  • Conflict Management and Employee Motivation (ORGL 538) 
  • Psychology of Motivation (ORGL 555) 
  • Planning Strategically (ORGL 558) 
  • Organizational Cultures and Systems (ORGL 561) 
  • Ethics, Critical Thinking and Decision Making (ORGL 591) 
  • Workplace Research (ORGL 592) 
  • Leadership and the Future: The Capstone Course (ORGL 595) 


  • Page, L., Hullet, E. M., & Boysen, S. (2023). Are you a robot? Revitalizing online learning and discussion boards for today’s modern learner. Journal of Continuing Higher Education. Included in the JCHE Collection: Online Learning March 2023. 
  • Kramer, M.R., Page, L. & Klemic, G. (2022). Posttraumatic growth in organizations: Leadership’s role in deploying organizational energy beyond survival. Organization Development Review, 54 (3), 18-26.  
  • Boysen, S., Arya, T. & Page, L. (2021). Organizational and executive coaching: Creating a coaching culture in a non-profit. International Journal of Evidence-Based Coaching & Mentoring, 19 (2), 115-132. DOI: 10.24384/v95s-3g56 
  • Cherry, M., Boysen, S. & Page, L. (2021). What’s in a name? Exploring gender in leadership. South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium Journal, 1 (1), 1-13. 
  • Arya, T., Page, L. & Boysen, S. (2021). Effective Work Cultures: The Alignment Between Marketing/ Communications and HR Efforts, Journal of Marketing and HR, Vol 11. 
  • Page, L., Narel, R. & Belgio, E. (2020). Skills gap challenge: How apprenticeship programs address skill building and educational advancement. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 20(6), 10-22. 
  • Page, L., Boysen, S. & Arya, T. (2020). Respect: The foundation of a successful nonprofit work culture. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, Online First Access. https://doi.org/10.18666/JNEL-2020-10293 
  • Page, L. (2020). Let’s ask the students: Evaluation learning outcomes from the student perspective. Assessment Update, 32 (4). doi:10.1002/au  
  • Page, L., Hullet, E. M., & Boysen, S. (2020). Are you a robot? Revitalizing online learning and discussion boards for today’s modern learner. Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 68 (2), 128-136. https://doi.org/10.1080/07377363.2020.1745048 
  • Page, L., Kramer, M.R. & Klemic, G. (2019). A decade of reviews on leadership: A conceptual perspective and direction. The Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 16(5), 90-102. doi: 10.33423/jlae.v16i5.2658 
  • Page, L., Boysen, S. and Arya, T. (2019). Creating a culture that thrives: Fostering respect, trust and psychological safety in the workplace. Organization Development Review, 51 (1), 28-35. 
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