Sharon Green, PhD

Sharon Green, PhD is a professor and organizational consultant with over 25 years of experience working with business professionals and students from the United States, Germany, Russia, Hong Kong, and Beijing to develop leadership effectiveness and business strategy.

Sharon has served as a faculty member of the College of Business and Economics at California State University East Bay (CSUEB) since 1984. As a professor she has designed and implemented undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, including High Performance Management, Business Ethics, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Research Methods. Sharon has taught in the Transnational Executive MBA program at CSUEB, as well as in the CSUEB Hong Kong and Moscow MBA programs. Her research has included business ethics, leadership skills development, teaching virtual courses, the U.N. Global Compact in the business curriculum, and Russian management practices.

As a consultant Sharon has taken a lead role in creating change and improving organizational performance in a wide variety of industries, including structural engineering, software development, food and entertainment services, financial services, manufacturing, and education. Her work has included organizational assessment; facilitation of organizational change, including training in communication skills, decision making, conflict resolution, and business ethics; development and implementation of organizational systems, including organizational strategy and design; management development; attitude surveys, selection systems, performance management systems, and program evaluation.

Sharon also has maintained active involvement in community development. She has served as a board member and president of the board of directors for the Family Violence Law Center in Oakland where her responsibilities included strategic planning, personnel management, fund raising, and executive coaching. She has provided pro bono support in the areas of strategic development and leadership training for the Community Institute, a collaboration of Northern California community-based organizations committed to economic development among low-income constituencies.


PhD, psychology, University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Science, psychology, University of New Mexico