David Bright, Ph.D.
Dr. Bright is the President of the ODNetwork for the Miami Valley and is a specialist in processes that build strong, adaptive organizations. He has consulted with a variety of organizations from several sectors, educational, research, health care, freight transportation, technology, military, and government organizations, including the U.S. Department of the Navy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, LUCENT, and Roadway Trucking.
He has twice been recognized as “teacher-of-the-year” by his students, and is recognized for using innovative organizing methods to encourage learning. Dr. Bright is also active researcher and has trained with some of the leading thinkers and experts in the field organizational development, among them David Cooperrider. He received a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University; he received his M.A. in International Area Studies and Organizational Behavior and his B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University. He has written or co-authored over 20 publications which have appeared in respected venues such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Executive, American Behavioral Scientist, Journal of Community Psychology, and Journal of Business. Dr. Bright is a professor in the Department of Management at the Raj Soin College of Business, Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.