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Podcast with Dr. Marie Gould Harper and Dr. David Bugay
With disruptors like technology and an aging population, how can managers expect to stay motivated in the face of major organizational shifts? Is it more about self-acceptance, and do emotions belong in the decision-making process within leadership? Here to discuss the intricacies of bold personalities and generational stitching in an organization are HR and management experts Dr. Marie Gould Harper, Dean of the School of Business at American Public University, and her guest Dr. David Bugay, author of “Backbonology: Tough Decisions at Work.”
About the Speakers
Dr. Marie Gould Harper is the Dean of the School of Business at American Public University. She holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from Wellesley College, a master’s degree in instructional systems from Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate in business from Capella University. She is a progressive coach, facilitator, writer, strategist and human resources/organizational development professional with more than 30 years of leadership, project management, and administrative experience. Dr. Gould Harper has worked in both corporate and academic environments.
Dr. Gould Harper is an innovative thinker and influential leader, manifesting people skills, a systematic approach to problems, organizational vision and ability to inspire followers. She is committed to continuous improvement in organizational effectiveness and human capital development, customer service and the development of future leaders.
Dr. David Bugay is a business professor at Irvine Valley College and has served as the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources for the South Orange County Community College District. He holds an associate degree in liberal arts from Macomb Community College, a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wayne State University, an MBA in business administration from Oakland University and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Union Institute & University.