Executive in Residence
Education: BS, Marquette University, 1963; LLB, La Salle Extension University, 1972. At SPU since 1992.
Jim Rand is an Executive in Residence in SPU's School of Business and Economics. He is also a founding principal of Seattle Research Partners, a strategic performance enhancement firm.
Since 1963, he has held various executive and leadership positions within the U.S. Military in Special Weapons and for corporations including Kimberly Clark and Crocker Bank (Wells Fargo). He has also held appointments at universities in Wisconsin, Utah, Texas, California, Vietnam, England, Germany, Greece, South Africa, Botswana, and the United Arab Emirates.
Professor Rand has consulted for major organizations including Providence Health Systems, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Boeing, Microsoft, PEMCO, University of Washington, City of Seattle, The Port of Seattle, Swedish Medical Center, Continental Mills, Houston Airports, and Liberty Mutual.
Strategic Learning: A Practical Guide for PHR/SPHR Certification
PEAK Publishing, 2011
Strategic Thinking, Acting and Learning
PEAK Publishing, 2010
- Rand, James, D. Bowie and D. Peter. "Business and Engineering Project Interaction." ASEE Journal.