David Bradford is the Eugene O’Kelly II Emeritus Senior Lecturer in Leadership at the Graduate
School of Business, Stanford University. In 1969, he came to Stanford University to join the
Graduate School of Business in order to develop what has become the landmark course in the MBA
program – Interpersonal Dynamics [that students call “Touchy-Feely”]. He was
the Founder and first Director of The Management and
Organizational Behavior Teaching Society
In addition to numerous articles, he has co-authored eight books including Influence Without
Authority, Reinventing Organization Development and CONNECT: Building Exceptional Relationships
with Family, Friends and Colleagues.
Dr. Bradford has lectured at, and consulted for, a range of organizations in the private sector
including Frito-Lay, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Levi Strauss, McKinsey, Raychem, Starbucks, Roche Pharmaceutical, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The Detroit Institute of Art, The Getty Museum, and The Whitney Museum of American Art.