John Procopio

John Procopio
Adjunct Professor of Organizational Sciences
600 21st Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • Change Leadership
  • Management systems
  • Human resources management
  • Organizational processes and influence

Current Research

Dr. Procopio's research focuses on organizational effectiveness using human resources management, change and management systems tools and techniques to improve the leadership capabilities of public and private organizations.


Ed.D., Educational Administration, University of Bridgeport
M. S., Education, Temple University
B. S., Education, Mansfield University


Board Members Benefit from Becoming Mentors, Harvard Business Review, David F. Melcher and A. John Procopio, 2014

ITT Corporation in China, Harvard Business School Publication, Felix Oberholzer-Gee and A. John Procopio, 2010.

BBP Handbook of Quality Management – A Guide to a Complete QC Management System, 1987, 1992.  Published with 3 other authors.

Relationships of Cognitive Style and Training Program Structure to Changing Attitudes toward Quality Improvement, 1991.  Doctoral Dissertation.

Changing Attitudes Toward Quality: An Exploratory Study, Group & Organization Management, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 1996, A. John Procopio and James Fairfield-Sonn. 


Classes Taught

Undergraduate Courses
ORSC 2116 - Leading Change

Graduate Courses
ORSC 6209 - Management & Systems Thinking in Organizations

ORSC 6216 - Planned Change

ORSC 6222 - Theory/Practice of Compensation Management

ORSC 6243 - Leadership in Complex Organizations

ORSC 6248 - Strategic Human Resources Planning