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University of Nebraska–Lincoln


Colleen Jones

Professor Emeritus of Management
CoB 325
P.O. Box 880491
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
(402) 472-3915
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  • D.B.A. in Organizational Behavior and Development, The George Washington University
  • M.B.A. in Management and Finance, University of Southern California
  • B.B.A. in Accounting and Quantitative Analysis, University of Iowa
Dr. M. Colleen Jones earned her Doctor of Business Administration degree in organizational behavior from the George Washington University School of Business and Public Management, and her Master of Business Administration degree in management and finance from the University of Southern California. Her areas of expertise include human resource management, leadership and minority issues. Her teaching experience focuses on leadership, organizational behavior and development, and management communications.

Jones’ research interests include leadership development; access and advancement of women and people of color in executive positions; cognitive style assessment; teaching and learning systems; and organizational communication issues. Jones is a certified administrator and consultant for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) which she often utilizes in her teaching, research and consulting activities. She has authored articles appearing in the Journal of Management Education and Management Learning. She is president of the Melvin W. Jones Foundation and serves in leadership capacities in local nonprofit and civic organizations.