After a 30-year career as a restaurant manager and owner, Eric attained an MBA and MA from Missouri State University and a PhD in Organizational Communication from UCSB. His research interest focused on team dynamics, leadership, and relationships in the workplace.
He currently teaches in the Department of Technology Management at UCSB, working with both undergraduate and graduate students on entrepreneurship, management, leadership, strategy, communication, and persuasion as well as teaching for the MBA program at California Lutheran University where he teaches Organizational Behavior and Sustainable Business Practices.
As a consultant, Eric works with a wide range of organizations on leadership development, team building, and strategy, as well as with small businesses tackling challenges such as market-validating a business idea to assessing how to expand to multiple locations. Eric is also a regular presenter on LinkedIn Learning.
Focusing on the roles and relationships inherent in strong teams this course will allow participants to gain a broader understanding of team dynamics, managerial best practices, and the role of the manager as well as learning principle that will motivate employees, strengthen trust, and build a cohesive and constructive team.
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The Pocket Reference Card will be given to you at the end of the session. A downloadable version will be available after the class is completed.
Take about 30 minutes to watch this series of 9 videos.