Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology

André Delbecq †

André L. Delbecq

Andre L. Delbecq Obituary - Requiescat in Pace

Professional Background:

André L. Delbecq † has served the academy and the wider community as the Eighth Dean of Fellows of the Academy of Management, prior President of the Western Academy of Management and former Executive Director of the Organization Behavior Teaching Society. He was also the J. Thomas and Kathleen McCarthy University Professor at the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business. André has received international recognition for executive programs delivered to high technology industries as well as health, human services, and government organizations. André has served as a member of three corporate Boards of Directors, and twice as Board Chair. He has served on the Board of Trustees of Ascension Health. He has also directed the Institute for Spirituality of Organizational Leadership, conducting dialog between theologians, executives, and management scholars. Most recently (and until his passing), Delbecq was Senior Fellow for the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education at Santa Clara University and Professor of Management. Delbecq was the first Dean of DSPT's College of Fellows.


B.A from The University of Toledo

M.A from Indiana University, Bloomington

Doctorate from Indiana University, Bloomington

Point Of Interest:

André L. Delbecq insists that secular leadership, properly understood and undertaken, is both an office and a divine vocation. André's influence has extended well beyond this nation. He has been a consultant and have lectured in Australia, Canada, England, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Micronesia, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa and Thailand. He has consulted with ATAR, the French Development Agency, and chaired the Normandy France Advisory Board in California for three years.

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