Alexander B. Horniman

Alexander B. Horniman

Killgallon Ohio Art Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
Senior Fellow, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics


FOB 289

Areas of Expertise

Business Ethics, Developing Personal Leadership, Executive Behavior, Managerial Psychology, Managing Diverse Work Groups, Managing Personal and Organizational Change, Motivating Others to Increased Performance

Education: A.B., Middlebury College; MBA, University of California at Los Angeles; D.B.A., Harvard University

Killgallon Ohio Art Professor Emeritus Alexander Horniman teaches in the ethics, strategy and leadership areas at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. He is also a senior fellow in the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics and served as founding director of the Olsson Center, one of the first university-based ethics centers. Horniman has developed a number of executive education experiences ranging in length from several days to multiple weeks. His current teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategy, leadership, individual and organizational change, high performance, and the moral and ethical issues of leadership.

Before joining Darden, he spent a number of years in the United States Army and with the aerospace firm of North American Aviation. While doing doctoral work, he was a special consultant to the secretary of defense. He also taught at California State at Northridge and Suffolk University in Boston.

Case Studies

Advancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.

Alexander B. Horniman's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.

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