Dr. Donald E. Gibson
Professor of Management
o: Dolan School of Business Rm 2116
Why businesses prefer a liberal arts education
What do American businesses want from their college hires? According to a new survey, creative thinkers and better communicators - both of which are said to be in short supply.... "Our business students take more liberal arts classes, like the humanities, literature and art, than they take business classes," said Donald Gibson, dean of Fairfield University. "This is rare among colleges, but we think this makes them more well rounded and better at succeeding in their chosen field of business."
Published on CNBC.com on 4/15/13
Dealing with anger in the workplace
An interview with Dr. Donald E. Gibson: A leading expert on organizational behavior, Gibson's research interests include organizational role models, anger and aggression in the workplace and individual emotional management in organizations...
Business Journal: What does it mean if someone is expressing anger at work?
Gibson: "Expressing anger is a signal that something is wrong in a workplace and needs to be addressed. Often, anger arises from feelings of inequity: the notion that a person is feeling treated unfairly. Other causes are when a person's goals are blocked or when a worker has a conflict with another worker."
Published in Fairfield County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal on 4/4/13
Fairfield University names two professional school deans
Following extensive national searches, Fairfield University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, has named Deans for two of its professional schools. Donald E. Gibson, Ph.D., has been named dean of the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, and Bruce W. Berdanier, Ph.D., has been named dean of the School of Engineering.
Published in Yahoo! News on 3/29/13
Fairfield names new business school dean
Fairfield University named Donald E. Gibson as the new dean of its Charles F. Dolan School of Business.
Published in Westfair Online - Fairfield County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal on 3/21/13
Gibson named business school dean
His appointment follows an extensive national search. "I look forward to leading the Dolan School of Business toward our goal of educating students to be ethical business leaders for a global future," said Gibson, a professor of management and a leader in his field of organizational behavior research. He specializes in the study of anger in the workplace.
Published in Hartford Business Journal on 3/20/13