Dennis Heaton

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Maharishi University of Management

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Dennis Heaton earned his EdD in educational leadership. His areas of research interest include consciousness, holistic health, peak performance, and higher stages of human development and their implications for leadership.Dennis Heaton is Professor of Management and Director of the PhD program in management. He has been directing PhD students’ research in areas of socially and environmentally responsible business, including the effects of green buildings on human resources, consumer attitudes toward genetically modified food, moral development and ethical decision-making in accountants, and the role of human resource management in implementing sustainability. Recent graduates have also research topics such as Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s program to eliminate poverty, and the financial impact of environmental management systems. Dr. Heaton’s professional life has been an integration of teaching management, researching management, and practicing management. He has served as Dean of Distance Education and International Programs, establishing MUM programs around the globe. He has been honored for his teaching excellence with the 1995 Enlightened Educator award by the students of Maharishi University of Management. His wife Linda is Director of Sponsored Programs for the Maharishi University of Management Research Institute. He comments, “A great thing about teaching at this university has been the growth of relationships with students from all over the world.

Research Interest

Higher stages of human development and their implications for leadership and ethics teaching methods presented workshops for teachers of management at national and regional conferences.