Needy People: Working Successfully with Control Freaks and Approval-holics

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Dale Dwyer

Dr. Dale J. Dwyer joined The University of Toledo faculty in 1989 and is a Professor of Management and former Chair of the Department of Management.  He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and both an M.A. and B.A. in Communication from the University of Cincinnati. 

Dr. Dwyer is an award-winning teacher, and the author of the top-selling SHRM-published book, “Got a Minute? The 9 Lessons Every HR Professional Must Learn” (2010), as well as “Got A Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems” (2014), both with co-author Dr. Sheri A. Caldwell.  “Needy People: Working Successfully with Control Freaks and Approval-holics"  is now available in a wide variety of digital and brick-and-mortar bookstores. In 2019 watch for his newest book, "Managing in a 21st Century Organization."

Dr. Dwyer consults with both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations on human resource management and leadership development projects.  His research is primarily in the area of employee control and stress, and he holds board memberships and offices with several professional societies and community boards.