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Dr. Donald E. Gibson

Professor of Management
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Fairfield University offers business analytics master’s

Dr. Donald Gibson, Dean of the Dolan School of Business, announces a new Master of Science degree in business analytics.

Published in The Fairfield County Business Journal, a weekly business newspaper from Westfair Communications on 2/20/15


Fairfield U’s new data analytics masters

Dr. Donald Gibson, Dean of the Dolan School of Business, announces the inception of a new Master of Science degree in business analytics.

Published in Hartford Business Journal on 2/18/15


The Business Case for the Liberal Arts

This article, written by Dr. Donald E. Gibson, argues why liberal arts and the core are so valuable for business students and other students.

Published in AJCU’s Connections Magazine on 12/2104


Smile, Dammit

Can an app improve workplace morale, mood, and productivity? Dr. Donald Gibson, Dean and Professor of Management in the Dolan School of Business, discusses the positives and negatives for employees and managers.

Published in Fast Company on 1/15/15


Excuses that actually work

The work of Donald E. Gibson, Ph.D., dean of the Dolan School of Business, is included in this intriguing article that explores how to make legitimate excuses at work without sounding irresponsible. It is reprinted from The Wall Street Journal: "Managers and colleagues can discourage lame excuses by stressing problem-solving over dodging blame, according to a 2012 study led by Donald Gibson, a professor of management at Fairfield University in Connecticut. Gibson's research shows colleagues are often more forgiving when they believe mistakes were caused by external factors or were otherwise beyond a co-worker's control..."

Published in The Australian (New South Wales, Australia); The Wall Street Journal on 09/29/14