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- DSW, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981
- MSW, San Diego State University, 1975
- BA, San Diego State College, 1970
Teaching: Social Work Administration
Research: Organizational change, leadership, organization effectiveness
Dr. Packard teaches teaches an administration course during the spring semester in the School of Social Work at SDSU. For over 25 years he was an organization development consultant specializing in human service and government organizations, including 6 1/2 years in the City of San Diego’s Organization Effectiveness Program, which he managed for 1 1/2 years. He has consulted with organizations ranging in size from 10,000 to 5 employees. He has published articles on his consulting projects and the results of his research in the areas of organizational change, leadership, organizational effectiveness, and the quality of working life. His current research focus is organizational change tactics used in human service organizations. He has coauthored Management of Human Service Programs and Managing the Challenges in Human Service Organizations: A Casebook. He has been a manager for two community-based human services organizations, and has been a program evaluator for the County of San Diego.
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