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Project Manager Management

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Elizabethtown, NY, 12932
Posted:
August 20, 2012

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RESUME

Don Austin, PhD

http://Cobblestonecoaching.com

** ***** ******, *************, ** 12932

518-***-****

I bring a powerful triumvirate of core abilities:

Management and Organizational Change (PhD from

Case Western Reserve University)

Individual Coaching and Counseling

(Certificate from Gestalt Institute of Cleveland)

Moment by moment effective process intervention (Dissertation:

Affirmative Inter-action in Groups)

CONSULTANCY

Cobblestone Coaching, Elizabethtown, NY, 2004 - present

Organization and management consulting, counseling/coaching, facilitation

MANAGEMENT CAREER

General Composites, Inc., Westport, NY (2000-2002)

Manager of Production and Organizational Development

Developed empowerment culture, high morale and effective organizational

structure.

Gilbarco, Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina

Department Manager, Project Manager

Developed first credit card system in gas pump, and special computerized

systems. Liaison for Electronic Funds Transfer Point-Of-Sale Council; ANSI

Security.

Monroe Systems for Business, Morristown, N.J.

Manager, Group Leader, Project Leader, Sr. Engineer; $100,000,000 product

lines.

EDUCATION

Post-Grad, Clinical, Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH - 1999

Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Case Western Reserve Univ., OH - 1997

B.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE SUMMARY (details at end of resume)

SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY, 2007-2010 (3 years, Professional Fellow

program)

Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT, 2002-2004 (2 years, visiting

professor)

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1992-1997 (5 years, during

PhD program)

ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN STRICTLY BUSINESS MAGAZINE, Plattsburgh, NY

? Promoting Creativity through Organizational Structure

? Using Emotional Intelligence at Work

? Putting Teams to Work in Business Today

? Organizational Culture - Source of Strength and Weakness, Continuity

and Change

? Performance Reviews, Employee Appraisals, Annual Evaluations-Making

Them Work

? Awareness Generates Change

? Learning Styles and The Learning Organization

? No-Nonsense Management Paradigm: Practicality, Knowledge and

Relationship

? When Meek Is Strong

? Befriend Local Culture to Solve Difficult Problems

? Fundamental Investment in Your People and Yourself

? When Growth Is Upon You

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATION

Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall, 2009

Affirmative Inter-Action: DNA of Group Vitality

Abstract: Management students particularly must develop their ability to

manage and create their classroom (business organization) to its fullest

potential. What is referred to here as Affirmative Inter-Action is a

congregation of eight interrelated behaviors and attitudes that form the

underlying deep structure for vibrant and hearty exchange in groups,

learning teams, and classroom as a whole.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Title: Co-Creating Organization through Collaborative Action Research

(Action Research - Academy of Management, Washington, DC)

Title: Creating the Classroom as an Aware High Performing Learning

Organization -- in this case, right here at OBTC"

(Organizational Behavior Teacher Conference, Keene, NH)

Title: Fostering Creative Dialogue in (Global) Learning Situations

(International Conference on Experiential Learning, Washington, DC)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organizational Behavior Teaching Society

Pleasant Valley Chorale, tennis, platform tennis, bridge, camping, men's

bible study

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE (detailed)

SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY, 2007-2010

(4 classes per semester: course evaluations average 4 out of 5)

Course: International Organizational Behavior

Examines and encourages the development of useful managerial and behavioral

skills by familiarizing the student with the theories and practices in the

field of management and organizational behavior. (6 semesters)

Course: Business Policy and Strategic Management (Seniors)

Examines how an organization resolves complex problems within the

constraints of the real world. Develops an ability to view the organization

as a whole and understand how and why the various functions are

interdependent. (5 semesters)

Course: Principles of Management (All levels)

Exposes students to the functional areas of marketing, finance, management,

and introduces the role of business in society and the broad range of

economic, governmental, and societal factors encountered in business

organizations. (4 semesters)

Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT, 2002-2004

(3 classes per semester: course evaluations average 4 out of 5)

Course: Management and Organizational Behavior (Juniors) (As above - 6

semesters)

Course: Business Policy and Strategic Management (Seniors) (As above -

4 semesters)

Course: Foundations of Business Administration (All levels)

Exposes students to the various functional areas of marketing, finance,

management, and the role of business in society and introduces them to the

broad range of economic, governmental, and societal factors encountered in

business organizations. (2 semesters)

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1992-1997

(course evaluations average 4 out of 5)

Course: Managerial Self-Assessment and Development (MBA level)

Learn methods for assessing one's knowledge, abilities, and values relevant

to management. To develop and implement plans for acquiring new management

related knowledge and abilities, throughout their career. (15 semesters)

[Certified Coder and Coach of management competencies]

Course: Organizational Behavior and Analysis (graduate and

undergraduate levels)

This course encourages thinking about events that happen in organizations

from a behavioral perspective and to helps one to develop strategies for

managing these events. (2 semesters)

Course: Introduction to Organizational Behavior and Management

(undergrad)

Balance is shifted toward the experiential, since the undergraduates have

less previous work experience to call upon. (5 semesters)

Course: Leadership, in ("unstructured") Learning Groups

(grad/undergrad/staff)

Expand theoretical and experiential understanding of group dynamics. (4

semesters)



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