Lydia Knopf

Chair, College of Business and Management; Associate Professor of Business and Management

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ACADEMIC INTERESTS:

Dr. Knopf’s research interests include organizational behavior, culture, identity, commitment, and change, transformational, authentic, spiritual, charismatic, servant, steward, and ethical leadership, entrepreneurship, Romans 12 motivational gifts, and calling.


COURSES:

BUS 1200 Principles of Management
LDR 3100 Leadership Skills
BUS 3310 Organizational Behavior
BUS 3419 Business Ethics Online
BUS 4900 Management Internship
BUS 4901 Business Internship Part 1
BUS 4902 Business Internship Part 2
BUS 5151 Organizational Behavior
BUS 6910 Business and Management Practicum

BUS NEW Entrepreneurship Practicum: Creativity and Innovation

BUS NEW International and Global Social Entrepreneurship

 

ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT:
Cross-Cultural Business Administration
Sport Business Management
General Management
Marketing
Accounting and Finance

Financial Planning

Entrepreneurship

AFFILIATIONS:

  • Sigma Beta Delta Honors Society
  • IACBE Secondary Accreditation in College of Business and Management
  • International Journal of Society Systems Science (IJSSS)
  • P.E.O. International
  • The Barnabas Group of OC Member
  • School of Business and Leadership, Regent University
  • Crowell School of Business, Biola University (BU)
  • Ruby Women Mentor

AWARDS:

  • Faculty Nominated PhD 2012 Cohort Representative at 2nd and 3rd Residency, 2013
  • Approved University Aspirations Proposal Funding for BYA Online Expansion, 2011
  • Recognition from President and Board of Trustees of BU for leadership, 2006
  • Biola University Values Awards, 1998, 2005
  • Graduated with highest honors in M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2001
  • Who’s Who of American Professionals, 1998
  • NACCAP Hall of Fame Regional Service Award, 1991

WRITING/PUBLISHING (SELECTED):

  • Knopf, L. R., Stone, G. A., & Winston, B. E. (2017). Profiles of Entrepreneurs: Discriminant and Cluster Analyses of the Romans 12 Motivational Gifts and Locus of Control as Predictors of Entrepreneurs. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business20(2).
  • Knopf, L. R. (2016). Profiles of entrepreneurs: Discriminant and cluster analyses of the Romans 12 motivational gifts and locus of control as predictors of entrepreneurs and a canonical analysis of the Romans 12 motivational gifts and IEO (Doctoral dissertation, Regent University).
  • Character-Based Christological Leadership Unveiled through Sacred Texture Analysis of the Christ Hymn (Philippians 2:5-11), working paper
  • Advertising and Entrepreneurship from a Biblical Perspective: Storytelling and God-Narrative, working paper
  • The Gospel According to Matthew: An Exploration of the Ideological Texture Analysis of Matthew 13:3-23 as it Relates to Advertising Principles, working paper

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS:

  • Strategic Leadership, Santiago Canyon College Student Leadership Institute, 2018
  • Dissertation Presentation, School of Education, Biola University, 2016
  • Spiritual Formation of Home Educators Panel Sessions, 2016
  • Live Your Unique Purpose: Biola University T&D Conference, 2013
  • University Weekend Mission Workshop: Consultation with Alumni and Parent Relations.
  • Personal Mission Workshops: The River of OC Women's and Duarte Groups, 2011
  • Enrollment Management Mission Workshop: Biola University EM Division, 2009
  • Stewarding God's Masterpiece: Igniting Kingdom Passion and Calling in Your Children: Co-presenter, Elevated to Excellence, 2008
  • Power Walking with God: Establish or Further Clarify Your Mission, Vision, and Values: Faith in the Marketplace women’s conference sponsored by Saddleback Church, Mariner’s Church, and Marketplace for Women, 2008

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:

I enjoy music, ministry, walking, hiking, biking, soccer, tennis, discipleship, lifelong learning, dining, movies, friends, family fun, mountains, beach, new adventures, and authentic fellowship.

FAVORITE QUOTE:

“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” Frederick Buechner

LIFETIME SCRIPTURE:

Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.” Colossians 4:6, HNV