Faculty – Ellen Van Oosten

EllenVan Oosten - Visiting Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior

Faculty Director of Executive Education
Visiting Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior

ellen.vanoosten@case.edu
(216) 368-0445

Initially Appointed: 2013

Ellen Van Oosten, PhD, received her MBA and PhD from Case Western Reserve University and her BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton. Ellen worked in engineering for many years before transitioning to academia. She joined the Weatherhead School of Management in 1995 and has held positions of Assistant Dean for Executive Education, Managing Director for Custom Programs and most recently has a dual-appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor in Organization Behavior and Faculty Director for Executive Education.

Ellen’s broad research agenda centers on the study of how individuals and organizations learn, change and develop in enduring ways. This interest fuels her curiosity to study topics such as executive coaching, coaching relationships, emotional and social intelligence, leadership assessment and development, high-quality connections and the intersection between individual and organization development. Ellen has published scholarly and practitioner articles which cover topics such as executive coaching, coaching for sustained individual change and leadership development in organizations. As an instructor, she teaches in the MBA, Executive MBA, Masters of Engineering Management, Law and Undergraduate programs at Case and regularly delivers workshops for Executive Education clients. She is also a Master Coach and enjoys inspire managers and leaders to reach their fullest potential.

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2013
M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1994
B.S., University of Dayton, 1987


Interests and Courses

Research

Executive coaching, coaching relationships, emotional intelligence, leadership development, leader effectiveness, change at the individual and organizational level, high quality connections

Teaching

Leadership Assessment & Development, Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Leader effectiveness, Professional development in in STEM, Team Learning and Development, Multi-source feedback

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications

  • Boyatzis, R. E., Smith, M. L., Van Oosten, E. B., Woolford, L. (2013).
    Developing resonant leaders through emotional intelligence, vision and coaching (vol. 42, pp. 17-24). Organizational Dynamics.
  • Boyatzis, R. E., Smith, M. L., Van Oosten, E. B., Lauris, W. (2013).
    Developing Resonant Leaders through Emotional Intelligence, Vision and Coaching (vol. 42, pp. 17-24). Organizational Dynamics.
  • Van Oosten, E. B., Boyatzis, R. E. (2011). In L.A. Berger and D.R. Berger (Ed.),
    Coaching for Sustained, Desired Change: Building Relationships and Talent (pp. 217-226). McGraw-Hill.
  • Boyatzis, R. E., Smith, M. L., Van Oosten, E. B. (2010).
    Le coaching compatissant, allie de la sante et du renouveau (vol. 35, issue 3, pp. 41-46). Montreal: Gestion.
  • Van Oosten, E. B., Boyatzis, R. E., Smith, M. L. (2010).
    Coaching for Change (pp. 68-71). People Matters.
  • Smith, M. L., Van Oosten, E. B., Boyatzis, R. E. (2009). In William Pasmore, Richard Woodman, Rami Shani (Ed.),
    Coaching for sustained desired change (vol. 17, pp. 145-174). Research in Organizational Development and Change.
  • Van Oosten, E. B. (2009). In Woodman, Pasmore & Shani (Ed.),
    Coaching for Sustained Desired Change (vol. 17, pp. pp. 145-173). Research in Organizational Development and Change/Emerald Group Publishing.
  • Van Oosten, E. B. (2006). In Richard Boyatzis (Ed.),
    Intentional change theory at the organizational level: a case study (vol. 25, issue 7, pp. 707-717). Journal of Management Development/Emerald Group.


Presentations

  • Van Oosten, E. B. Graduate Student Professional Development Conference, "Emotional Intelligence and Collaborative Leadership", Case Western Reserve University, Case Campus. (2014).
  • Van Oosten, E. B. Institute of Coaching, "Impact of Emotional Intelligence and Executive Coaching in Leader Effectieness", Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. (2013).
  • Van Oosten, E. B. (Chair/Co-Chair), Passarelli, A. M. (Chair/Co-Chair) Academy of Management, "Conversations that Inspire: Coaching and Positive Emotions", Academy of Management, Orlando, FLA. (2013).
  • Van Oosten, E. B. (Presenter Only) Heart to Heart Communications Annual Breakfast Meeting, "Collaborative Leadership: Inspiring the Best in Ourselves and Each Other", Heart to Heart Communications, Akron Ohio. (2013).
  • Van Oosten, E. B., Passarelli, A. M. (Chair/Co-Chair) Academy of Management Annual Conference, "Learning about Learning: Advances in the Kolb Learning Style Inventory", Academy of Management, Boston, MA. (2012).
  • Van Oosten, E. B., Boyatzis, R. E., Smith, M. L. Coaching for Leadership and Healthcare, "Leading Improvements in Emotional Intelligence and Resonant Leadership Through Coaching", Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. (2011).
  • Van Oosten, E. B. Academy of Management Annual Conference, "Through the Coach's Eye: A Qualitative Study of Effective Coaching", Academy of Management, San Antonio Texas. (2011).
  • Van Oosten, E. B. (Chair/Co-Chair), Passarelli, A. M. (Chair/Co-Chair) Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, "Helping Students Discover Personal Possibilities", Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, Milwaukee, WI. (2011).


Academic and Professional Activities

  • Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School- Founding Member. 2012 - Present
  • Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence. 2011 - Present
  • Academy of Management. 2009 - Present
  • HayGroup Certified Facilitator of Emotional and Social Competency Inventory. 2000 - Present


Awards

  • Best Research Poster, Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School. (2013).
  • Best Symposium, Academy of Management Conference, Academy of Management, Management Education and Development Division. (2013).



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