Research Examples

Research Examples

Dr. Tischler
Research Examples


Tischler, L.   (in progress)  Sustaining Lean Management (a book)

Tischler, L. (2010)  "What makes any approach to quality work." International Conference on ISO9000 & TQM, Scranton, PA, April 4-7.

Tischler, L. (2006). "Bringing Lean to the Office." Quality Progress, 39(7), 32-38.

Tischler, L. (2009)  “Lean Class Exercise.”  Lean Educator Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 28-30.  

Tischler, L.  (1997) “Transforming Individuals as the Basis of Successful TQM and Organizational Transformation.” Business Research Yearbook, 4, 855-859.

Tischler, L.  (1996)  “Effective Improvement of Organizations: Perspective, Practical Approach, and Theoretical Basis.” Business Research Yearbook, 3, 468-472.

Tischler, L.  (1996)  “Presenting TQM’s Cultural Changes.” Business Research Yearbook, 3, 473-477.

Alkhafaji, A., Biberman, G., & Tischler, L. (1996) “Drivers of Change in Higher Education: Total Quality Management and Strategic Management.”  International Academy of Business Disciplines, Rockville, Maryland, April, 1996.

Biberman, G. & Tischler, L. (1995)  "An Introduction to Quality Management In Higher Education and Business."  Invited special session at International Academy of Business Disciplines meeting, Redondo Beach, CA, April, 1995.  

Tischler, L.  (1993)  "Deming's Principles Reorganized: What Quality Transformation is Really About."  Proceedings,  International Academy of Business Disciplines, New Orleans, April, 1993, (1) 126-131.

Tischler, L., Chattopadhyay, S.P., & Biberman, G. (1993)  "Training TQM: Issues and Learnings from Experiences in Cross-functional Team Training."  Proceedings, International Academy of Business Disciplines, New Orleans, April, 1993, (1) 132-137.

Tischler, L.  (1993)  "The Radical Nature of Total Quality Management."  Opening plenary session talk of the International Academy of Business Disciplines meeting, New Orleans, April, 1993.

Tischler, L. (1992)  "Understanding Organizational Changes: Tampering, Adjusting, Improving."  Proceedings, Association of Management, Las Vegas, August, 1992, (2) 31-36.


Tischler, L., McKeage, R. & McCormick, D.  (in progress)  “Servant Leadership and Individual Productivity: an Empirical Investigation.”

Tischler, L.  (in progress)  “Where is Employee Development Going?”  

Biberman, J., McKeage, R.L., Tischler, L., Rosencrance, C.J. (2009)  “Holistic Decision Making - Integrating both Heart and Mind Using Guided Meditation.” Eastern Academy of Management, Hartford, CT, May 16.

McKeage, R.L., Tischler, L. & Cann, C.W.  (2007) "Using an Online Store to Augment the Learning of Leadership Fundamentals." The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge. March, 2007, 316-321.

Biberman, J., McKeage, R. & Tischler, L.  (2007)  “Challenges for Our Tomorrows: Keeping Business Leadership Curriculum Relevant with Daily Reflection Exercise.”  Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Society meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 23-24, 2007.
Coetzer, G., Tischler, L. And Biberman, G. (2004)  "Modeling And Measuring Service Oriented Peak Performance." Business Research Yearbook, 11, 1038-1042.
Tischler, L.  (2002)  “Another Good Way To Teach: Drawing Parallels Between Ignatian Spiritual Practices, Business, And Leadership.” Business Research Yearbook, 9,
Tischler, L., Biberman, G., & Alkhafaji, A. (1998).  “A New Strategic Planning Model for Universities Undergoing Transformation.”  International Journal of Commerce and Management, 8 (3/4), 85-101.  

Tischler, L.  (1996)  “Comparing Person-Organization Personality Fit to Work Success.”  Journal of Psychological Type, (38) 34-43.  

Tischler, L.  (1989)  "Individually Controllable Factors That Can Lead to Enhanced Career Success and Satisfaction."  Research Forum, Washington Consortium Schools of Business, April, 1989.

Tischler, L. (1989)  "What Makes Public Accountants Successful in Their Careers?" Research Forum, Washington Consortium Schools of Business, April, 1989.    

Paine, F.T. & Tischler, L. (1983)  "Evaluating Your Costs Strategically," Strategic Planning Management, Sept., 1983.


Delbecq, A., Tischler, L. et. al.   (in progress)   A Manual for Buddhists to partake of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises.

Biberman, J. & Tischler, L., Eds.  (2008)  Spirituality in Business: Theory, Practice, and Future Directions.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Coetzer, G., Biberman, J. & Tischler, L.  (2008) “Transcending belief – a non-theistic model for operationalizing spiritual values, practices, and states and their relationship to workplace behavior.”  Interbeing: Journal for Personal and Professional Mastery, 2(1), Spring/Summer 2008, 19-31.

Tischler, L., Biberman, J. & Fornaciari, C. (2007)  “The Development & Test of a Research Model for Management, Spirituality, & Religion in Organizations.” Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, Aug 3-8.

Biberman, J. & Tischler, L. (2007) “Beyond Bounded Rationality in Business Courses: Using Meditation in Teaching Sustainability Courses.” Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, Aug 3-8.

Tischler, L., Biberman, J. & Altman, Y. (2006)  "A model for researching about spirituality in organizations." Academy of Management meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, August 11-16

McKeage, R.L., Biberman, G., and Tischler, L. (2003)  "Distinguishing Emotional and Spiritual Intelligence at the Level of Behavior and Finding Ways to Enhance Both." Business Research Yearbook, Vol. 10, Proceedings of the International Academy of Business Disciplines, 1005-1009. Orlando, FL, April 3-6.

Tischler, L., Biberman, G. & McKeage, R.L. (2002).  “Linking emotional intelligence, spirituality, and workplace performance.” Journal of Management Psychology, 17(3), 203-218.