Gregory Shea

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Gregory Shea, PhD

  • Adjunct Professor, Management, Wharton School
  • President, Shea & Associates

Gregory P. Shea, PhD, consults, teaches, researches, and writes in the areas of organizational and individual change, leadership, and innovation. He has worked extensively with leaders and boards in multiple industries, especially of health care provider systems as well as deep within organizations. He is a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School’s Center for Leadership and Change Management, and Adjunct Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and of its Aresty Institute of Executive Education. He served as Academic Director for the Johnson and Johnson/Wharton Program for Health System CEO’s and for the Johnson and Johnson/Wharton Fellows Program for Nurse Executives. 

Dr. Shea has co-authored Leading Successful Change: 8 Keys to Making Change Work (revised edition, 2020), We Can Fix Healthcare: The Future Is Now (2016), Your Job Survival Guide: A Manual for Thriving in Change (2009), American Healthcare & the Consumer Experience (2005), and The Phantom Stethoscope: A Field Manual for Finding an Optimistic Future in Medicine (1999). He has contributed chapters to multiple books, and published articles in journals such as the Sloan Management Review, British Journal of Social Psychology, Directors and Boards, Nursing Administration Quarterly, Annals of Surgery, and Health Management Policy and Innovation.

Dr. Shea graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College, holds an MSc in Management Studies from the London School of Economics, and a PhD in Administrative Science from Yale University. 

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