Management Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

Pauline Fatien, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management
Pauline Fatien Diochon first joined Menlo College as a visiting faculty member in 2011 and then as an Associate Professor of Management in 2012. Dr. Fatien Diochon’s research concentrates on leadership development, with a focus on executive coaching, power, and critical management education. She founded an executive coaching program in University of Lyon Management School, France, and has been publishing book chapters on coaching and articles in such Journals as Gérer et Comprendre, Management et Avenir, Gestion 2000, Humanisme et Entreprise. She recently co-authored a book on coaching “Le coaching dans les organizations.” She is an active member of the Academy of Management, recently was on the board of the Critical Management Studies Division; she is also member and chair of the research committee of the Graduate School Alliance of Executive Coaching

Leslie Sekerka, Ph.D.

Professor of Management (June 2013)
Dr. Sekerka’s teaching and scholarship is designed to create a proactive approach to applied ethics. Her interests in adult moral development stem from twenty years in industry and in working with military officers. Sekerka's teaching is influenced by her research, which focuses on the promotion of strengths in support of personal and organizational growth, ethical decision-making, and professional moral courage in the workplace. Her award winning scholarship appears in a variety of academic venues including journals, books, and special issues targeting Positive Organizational Ethics. She is the Founder and Director of the Ethics in Action Research and Education Center. Dr. Sekerka works closely with the Silicon Valley business community as an Academic Partner at Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. She is known globally as an ethics training specialist, providing workshops and seminars that help advance employees’ moral competencies and build organizational ethical strength.