Jeannie Trudel, PhD

President and CEO

Phone: 07 3347 7900
Email: enquiries@chc.edu.au

Jeannie Trudel has a global background, having lived and worked in three countries. Her calling to higher education involved serving in varied roles including full time faculty, regional dean, and associate vice president for strategic initiatives at Indiana Wesleyan University (USA), dean of the business school at Southern Wesleyan University (USA) and program director for the MBA at Excelsia College, Sydney.
Through various organisations, she has served as a trainer and organisation development consultant for corporate and non-profit organisations in Boston, Los Angeles and Louisville. She has taught in both graduate and undergraduate business programs in various modalities including online and hybrid. Formerly a solicitor in Australia, she has subsequently served as court-appointed/approved mediator in Los Angeles, Boston, and Louisville.

She enjoys traveling and learning different languages to connect with others. Her passion is for students to be ignited with the love of Christ and she loves to pray for people.

Jeannie has a law degree and a bachelors in Economics from Monash University, a Masters in Behavioral Science (Negotiation and Conflict Management from California State University (Dominguez Hills) and a PhD in Organisational Development from University of Louisville (USA).

Research interests

Organisational culture, conflict management, workplace incivility, organizational dispute resolution systems, international management.

Publications and papers

Reio, T.G. & Trudel, J. (2017). Workplace Incivility and Conflict Management Styles. In Wang, V. (Ed.) Adult Education and Vocational Training in the Digital Age (pp.217-240). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Reio, T.G. & Trudel, J. (2013). Workplace Incivility and Conflict Management Styles: Predicting Job Performance, Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intent. International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 4(4), 15-37.

Trudel, J. & Reio, T.G. (2011). Managing Workplace Incivility: The Role of Conflict Management Styles—Antecedent or Antidote? Human Resource Development Quarterly, 22(4), 395-423.

Trudel, J. (2012). Managing Incivility in the Workplace. Career Convergence Web Magazine published by the National Career Development Association. http://www.ncda.org/aws/NCDA/pt/sd/news_article/57724/_PARENT/layout_details_cc/false

Research award

Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award 2011, Academy of Human Resource Development
Managing Workplace Incivility: The Role of Conflict Management Styles—Antecedent or Antidote?

Presentations

A holistic Biblical model for Management and Business Curriculum Design, Association of Christian Higher Education, 2017

Unique aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility within the context of Business as Mission (BAM) evidenced by cases of entrepreneurial initiatives in developing nations (with Dr. Raul Chavez) – International Conference for the Association of Global Management Studies, New York, 2015

Workplace Incivility: Relationship with Conflict Management Styles and Impact on Perceived Job Performances, Organizational Commitment and Turnover (with Dr. Tom Reio) – American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C., 2011

Organizational Dispute Resolution Systems: Evaluation Metrics –American Evaluation Association Conference, Orlando, 2011

Evaluation of an Adjunct Faculty Performance Appraisal Program (with Dr. Josh Black) – American Evaluation Association Conference, Orlando, 2011

Evaluation of an Adjunct Faculty Development Program – American Evaluation Association Conference, Denver, 2008

Adjunct Faculty Development Program – A comprehensive model, No Educator Left Behind Conference, Indianapolis, 2008

Interactive Teaching Strategies – No Educator Left Behind Conference, Indianapolis, 2007

Conflict Management in the Workplace- Conference for KY State Health Department workers, Louisville, 2006

Rubrics Cube – No Educator Left Behind Conference, Indianapolis, 2006

Teamwork and Workplace Conflict – Conference, KY Administrative Office of the Courts, 2006