• Dr. Dale J. Dwyer is a native of Franklin, Ohio.  He 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. 

    An award-winning teacher, Dr. Dwyer received the “University Outstanding Teaching Award” in 1995, a distinction conferred only once upon a faculty member, as well as the first UT “Student Impact Award” in 2011. 

    Dr. Dwyer is the author (with Dr. Sheri A. Caldwell) of the top-selling SHRM-published book, Got A Minute? The 9 Lessons Every HR Professional Must Learn, and the 2014 SHRM-published book, Got A Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems. His third book, Needy People: Working Successfully with Control Freaks and Approval-holics" was released in 2017 and was a 2018 finalist for the American BookFest "Best in Business Management and Leadership" category. His newest book, Managing in a 21st Century Organization, was released in March 2019.

    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 areas of employee control and stress, and he has held board membership and offices with several professional societies and community boards.

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