Sarah Smith Orr, M.B.A.

Areas of Expertise


Selected Research and Publications

  • Orr, Sarah Smith, "The Twenty-First Century: The Century of the Social Sector," in The Drucker Difference, Editors, Pearce, Craig, Marciariello, Joseph, and Yamawaki, Hideki (McgrawHill, 2009).
  • Orr, Sarah Smith, "Women Directors in the Board Room: Adding Value, Making a Difference," Boardroom Realities, Jay Conger, Editor (Jossey-Bass, 2008).
  • Orr, Sarah Smith with, Co-editor with Riggio, Ron, Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations (Jossey-Bass, 2003)
  • Orr, Sarah Smith, "Soul-Based Leadership" in Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations (Jossey-Bass, 2003).
  • Orr, Sarah Smith, co-author with Riggio, Ron and Bass, Bernard, "Transformational Leadership" in Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations (Jossey-Bass, 2003).

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Faculty Member of the Year, The Drucker School, Claremont Graduate University, 2010-2011
  • Preparing Future Faculty Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University
  • Leadership California Leader Award
  • YWCA/Trendsetter Woman of the Year Award
  • Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, Exemplary Leadership in Nonprofit Sector

Sarah Smith Orr, M.B.A.

Visiting Professor

Education: Doctoral Candidate Claremont Graduate University School of Educational Studies; E.M.B.A. Claremont Graduate University The Peter F. Drucker/Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management; Executive Management Certificate, Harvard Graduate School of Business; A.A.S. Business, State University of New York at Delhi, New York
Department: Psychology, Kravis Leadership Institute
Office Hours:
  Tuesday, 02:30PM - 03:30PM
  Thursday, 02:30PM - 03:30PM
Phone: (909) 607-2967
Fax: (909) 607-5252
Address: Kravis Center 454
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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