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Michael Edenhart-Pepe

Michael Edenhart-Pepe

Professor of Practice, Human Resource Management

Co-Director, Academy for Human Capital Development


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Biography:

As a Professor of Practice in the School of Labor and Employment Relations, Dr. Edenhart-Pepe draws on more than 25 years of diverse, high level experience as a human resource practitioner to engage, inspire and mentor his graduate students.

Michael Edenhart-Pepe, Ph.D., has extensive experience in organizational design, large scale change, talent management, and executive coaching.  He has successfully coached C-level executives, including physician leaders, through significant organizational transformation and personal transitions. 

As a founding partner of Meaningful Growth Associates of Bucks County, PA,  he provided a host of consulting services including; Executive and Team Coaching, Assessment-Driven Development Programs, Group Facilitation, Talent Management Infrastructure, Succession Planning and Organizational Change Support. 

Michael has held senior leadership roles with “best in class” organizations including GE, the Yale Health System and Virtua. At the Yale Health System, he launched the Institute for Excellence to develop talent and ensure the continuity of leadership across the system with 13,000 employees.  While at GE Healthcare, Michael introduced an innovative program of self-discovery and brought it to GE leaders across the globe.  Dr. Pepe’s efforts at transforming HR led to his team at Virtua being awarded “ 2012 HR Department of the Year” in the Delaware Valley. 

Dr. Edenhart-Pepe received his doctorate in instructional process and his masters in educational psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and his bachelor's degree in business from Farleigh Dickinson University.    He also studied British literature and culture in Oxfordshire, England.  

He has published articles for the International Organization Development Journal, American Society of Training & Development, HRO Today and The Society of Human Resources Management on succession planning, sustaining leadership development, generations at work and the illusiveness of trust.  He has presented at professional associations including the Philadelphia Chamber of Business and Industry, SHRM and the Human Resources Executive Alliance.