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Professor Douglas Allen

Doctorate Business Administration, The University of Michigan | MBA, Harvard Business School | BS Sociology, University of Zimbabwe

Doug Allen is Associate Professor of Management at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business. In Spring, 1996, and Fall, 1999, Dr. Allen taught at the Renmin (People’s) University Business School in Beijing, China where he is a Guest Professor. He is also a regular visiting professor at Tongji University School of Economics and Management in Shanghai, China. Previously, he has worked as a human resource management specialist at the Chrysler World Headquarters in Highland Park, Michigan and as an international placement consultant at the Bahá’í National Center in Wilmette, IL.

He has consulted with and conducted training programs for many organizations including: the WorldAgInfo Project with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Jayman Masterbuilt, Nokia, Amoco, Boeing, Chrysler, General Electric's Crotonville Management Development Center, Honeywell, and the City of Englewood. He has also served as a USIS Academic Specialist in Jamshedpur, India presenting a series of seminars to senior executives at Tata Industries.

Dr. Allen has published articles and made frequent presentations on human resource management, globalization, and management in China to a wide variety of conferences and organizations. He is co-author of the book, Formula 2+2: The Simple Solution to Successful Coaching (2004 with Dwight Allen) and served on the research team for one of the most successful wikibooks used as a primary textbook at the undergraduate level.

Dr. Allen is a member of the Bahá’í Faith and has served as an elected or appointed member of a variety of Bahá’í local, regional and national administrative capacities in the United States, Zimbabwe and Swaziland. He currently serves on the Four Corners Regional Bahá’í Council which serves the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.

He has lived, traveled, and/or worked in 60 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas including over sixty visits to China and five years of residence in southern Africa.