Murray MacTavish
Associate Professor


Dr. MacTavish is the Associate Professor of Leadership and International Development in the School of Business. He joined the TWU faculty in 2007 with a Doctor of Philosophy degree from The Pennsylvania State University. He has been teaching in undergraduate and graduate level programs since 1991, and has been a guest lecturer in Haiti, Australia, Indonesia, Korea and China. 

Dr. MacTavish’s areas of research and expertise include: Values- Based Leadership, Transformational Leader Development, Cross-Cultural Leadership, NGO Leadership, and Global Management. His current research focuses on Chinese Leadership theories and the development of young leaders in China. And his interest in the development of values-based leaders across the globe has resulted in a long list of publications and professional conference presentations.  During his earlier work in developing entrepreneurial leaders, he co-founded the Chester Entrepreneurship Camps and the Detroit Center for Entrepreneurship.

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