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James "Bob" Stapp

MBA Program Faculty


Bob Stapp is an organization development, large system change management, organization design, capacity development, and conflict sensitivity expert who works with the senior leaders of governmental, private sector and civil society organizations to help them enhance their ability to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate high-impact strategies in conflict sensitive environments. Since 2003, he has worked in many countries around the world, and, prior to that, worked for several large Fortune 500 corporations. He has taught in MBA programs since 1987 and is a Senior Associate in the global development firm, EDI Advisory Group. Until November 2014, he worked with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in Kabul, Afghanistan, advising the Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education and the Afghanistan public University system.