Jody Fry Profile

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Dr. Jody Fry

  • Department: Management & Marketing
  • Room: FH-217M
  • Professor of Management
    • BS Industrial Engineering, Southern Methodist University
    • MBA, American University, Washington, D.C.
    • Ph.D. Organization Theory and Behavior, The Ohio State University

Louis W. (Jody) Fry, is Regents Professor of Management and Leadership at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. The Regent Professor award is the highest honor bestowed on faculty members by the A&M System. The performance of those selected is considered meritorious and worthy of recognition of their achievements that had an impact on not only their institution but also the community, the state of Texas, and/or at the national and international levels.

Dr. Fry also serves as the coordinator of TAMUCT's MS Leadership for Sustainability Program. In addition, his body of work is cited in over 16,400 articles and books. Presently, he is a member of the editorial review board of Sustainability, an associate editor for leadership article reviews of the Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion, and the editor for Information Age Publishing of a book series, Advances in Workplace Spirituality: Theory, Research, and Application. The author of two books, Maximizing the Triple Bottom Line Through Spiritual Leadership, published by Stanford University Press and Spiritual Leadership on Action: The CEL Story published by Information Age Publishing, he is the founder of the International Institute for Spiritual Leadership, and a commissioned spiritual director.

More recently, Dr. Fry has extended his work on spiritual leadership to the field of sustainability, resulting in recent publications titled Cultivating a Global Mindset Through Being-Centered Leadership and Global Leadership for Sustainability. In addition, as a member of the Board of the One Planet Education Networks, Dr. Fry has the opportunity to work with progressive educators and practitioners to make responsible business education more relevant, accessible and affordable.