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    Dr. Teresa Daniel Authors New Book on Toxin Handlers in the Workplace: Sullivan University

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sullivan University Dean and Professor Dr. Teresa Daniel, a leading expert on the management of human capital, has written a timely and unique book titled Organizational Toxin Handlers: The Critical Role of HR, OD, and Coaching Practitioners in Managing Toxic Workplaces Situations. The book examines HR’s role in helping employees deal with toxic workplace emotions that are caused by difficult organizational decisions and situations. The numerous return to work issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic are a prime example of the types of issues causing stress to both employees and their organizations. HR practitioners have never been more relevant or more in demand. The book is being…

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    Redbook Magazine Quotes Daniel: Women Need to Know They Don’t Have to Take Bullying in the Workplace

    Women Need to Know They Don’t Have to Take Bullying in the Workplace Namie is skeptical of HR’s ability to broker change, and Teresa A. Daniel, Ph.D., an employment lawyer and dean of the Human Resource Leadership Program at Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky, agrees that going to HR can make things worse — and has in many cases. Nonetheless, she argues that it is the first step: “HR can be a great resource, but it depends on the culture of the organization. At organizations that say, ‘We treat everybody with respect and won’t allow this kind of interaction to stand,’ bullies end up either getting fired or quitting.” If…

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    Two Execs Learn to Get Along

    Two senior executives of a large corporation, both valuable employees, were creating significant workplace stress and conflict for employees in their respective groups. The company engaged Interconnections LLC to work with them both individually and in sessions together. They engaged in pre-reading assignments for their individual monthly session about relevant cases and topics. Then each month we had a separate joint session. The role of interconnections LLC was to help facilitate their conversations and to help them understand better where the other was coming from. Over a period of six months, their understanding of each other increased and their workplace interactions improved. The result was that no one was terminated…

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    Gary Metcalf: Presentations, Workshops

    PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER Presentations New Books in Systems and Cybernetics podcast, about Social Systems and Design, Metcalf, G. ed. (2014): https://newbooksnetwork.com/gary-metcalf-social-systems-and-design-springer-verlag-2014/ Formalizing Leadership. 61st Annual Conference of the International Society for the System Sciences, Vienna, Austria. July 10 – 14, 2017. Crossing the line: An exploration into toxic leadership in the U.S. Army. (with Dr. Teresa Daniel), 18th Annual International Leadership Association Global Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2 – November 5, 2016. Complexity and Wholeness. Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. October 31, 2016. Complexity and the Promise of Technology. H. S. Tsien Think Tank Systems Engineering International Symposium, China Aerospace Academy of Systems Science and Engineering, Beijing,…

  • books,  Teresa

    Teresa Daniel: Academic Research

    Managing Toxic Emotions at Work: An Empirical Study of HR’s Role and its Impact on Personal Well-Being and Organizational Effectiveness: an empirical, qualitative study designed to better understand the role of HR practitioners in dealing with organizational tension and toxic emotions and the impact that assuming this role has on their personal well-being and their organization (Research was approved for funding by Sullivan University in December 2017). The study resulted in the development of a new grounded theory and conceptual model which suggested that a central aspect of the HR practitioner’s role is to act as an organizational toxin handler. This study also confirmed the five core actions of a…

  • publications,  Teresa

    Teresa Daniel: Academic and Professional Publications

    ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP Academic (Peer Review) Journal Articles The Role of Malice in Cases of Workplace Misconduct, The International Journal for Responsible Employment Practices and Principles (May 2011). Midlife Employees & Work: A Focus on the Management of Midlife Career Adjustment and Strategies for Engaging Midlife Talent, Journal of Global Business (Fall 2006). What Glass Ceiling?: How Women-Owned Small Businesses are Re-Defining True Female Empowerment with Dr. Margie McInerney, International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 4 (Summer 2004). E-Commerce & the “Reluctant” Small Business Owner:  How Technology is Changing the Business Model for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) with Dr. Margie McInerney, The International Journal of…

  • presentations,  Teresa

    Teresa Daniel: Presentations, Workshops

    Academic Proceedings & Presentations Formalizing Leadership: Toward the Development of a Systemic Framework (with Dr. Gary S. Metcalf), 61st Annual Conference of the International Society for the System Sciences, Vienna, Austria, July 9 – 14, 2017. Crossing the Line: An Exploration into Toxic Leadership in the U.S. Army (with Dr. Gary S. Metcalf), 18th Annual International Leadership Association Global Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2 – November 5, 2016. Toxic Leadership in Context (with Dr. Gary S. Metcalf), 60th Annual Conference of the International Society for the System Sciences, Boulder, Colorado, July 24 – 29, 2016. A Perfect Storm: A Systems View of the Phenomenon of Abrasive Leadership (with Dr. Lynn…

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    Teresa Daniel: Media Appearances

    Television and Radio Interviewed in the studio by a news anchor for WKYLT-TV (a CBS affiliate in Lexington, KY) about workplace bullying (November 2018). Interviewed in the studio by a reporter for WHAS-TV (an ABC affiliate in Louisville, KY), about workplace bullying (November 2018). Filmed a commercial highlighting the range of Sullivan University’s Human Resource Leadership programs, beginning with a bachelor’s degree and culminating with a PhD in Management (April 2013). TV interview about bullying in the corporate workplace for the “Weekends with Whitney” show via an NBC affiliate in Chicago, IL (September 2011). Radio interview about workplace bullying broadcast to five affiliate stations via The Mary Jones Show, WDRC-AM…