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Jose DelaCerda, Ph.D. - Fielding Graduate University. Santa Barbara, CA, US

Jose DelaCerda, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies | Fielding Graduate University

Santa Barbara, CA, UNITED STATES

Strategic change leadership; Business model innovation; Organizational culture and leadership in Latin American countries.


Jose DelaCerda, PhD, is a member of the Doctoral Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. He also serves as a faculty member of ITESO University Business School and the Board of IAJBS (International Association of Jesuit Business Schools). He has extensive management experience in the following industries: Public Management (8 Yrs.), Business Consulting (8 Yrs.) and Higher Education (15 Yrs.). He has provided organizational consulting services for numerous business firms, government and non-profit organizations, mostly in the Latin American region. His main professional focus, at this stage of his career as a scholar-practitioner, is the development of effective organizational models and sustainable business models for the digital era.

Industry Expertise (5)

Business Services

Corporate Leadership

Government Relations

Public Relations and Communications


Areas of Expertise (5)

Business firms consulting in strategy and organizational design.

Business model and organizational design

Organizational design for the digital era

Applying large group interventions for organizational development

Developing strategic alliances for colleges and universities.

Education (3)

Benedictine University Chicago: PhD, Organizational Development

Michigan State University: MA, Industrial Relations

ITESO University (Mexico): BA, Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Affiliations (4)

  • IAJBS Board (International Association of Jesuit Universities)
  • Academy of Management, ODC Division
  • AMBA International Association of MBA
  • Current Member of the Global Team for Inspired Paradigm in Business Education IAJU

Articles (5)

A Paradigm Shift in Jesuit Business Education: An Exploratory View from Latin America

Journal of Jesuit Business Education

DelaCerda, J.



Organizational leadership in Mexico: Adaptive managerial behavior in a changing business environment.

Effective Leadership: Lessons in a Cross Cultural Context

DelaCerda, J.



Societal culture and leadership in Mexico: A portrait of change.

Journal of World Business

Howell, J., J DelaCerda, S. Martinez, J. Ortiz, J.A. Bautista, L. Prieto, & P. Dorfman



Whole systems change in Mexican organizations. In Barbara Bunker & Billie Alban (eds.)

The Handbook of Large Group Methods

Manning, M & J. DelaCerda



Building organizational change in an emerging economy: Whole-systems change in Mexico.

Research in Organizational Change and Development

Manning, M.R. & J. DelaCerda