Melvin Smith, Ph.D.
Dr. Smith's research and teaching focus on leadership and Emotional Intelligence in the workplace, as well as social exchange relationships, social networks, and the development and use of human and social capital in organizations. He has worked with a number of organizations including Alcoa, Bendix, National City Corporation, Scottish Enterprise and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Prior to completing his doctoral work, Dr. Smith spent over fifteen years in a series of sales/marketing management and organization development positions with a number of Fortune 500 companies including IBM, Pepsi-Cola, and Heinz.
Selected works: Social Capital and Intentional Change: Exploring the Role of Social Networks on Individual Change Efforts; Developing Sustainable Leaders through Coaching and Compassion (with Richard Boyatzis and Nancy Blaize); Making a Positive Impact through Emotionally Intelligent Leadership.
The professors teaching this program are first class, both for their expertise and their ability to connect with executives.
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Fluid Connectors Group