Professor of Practice
Ph.D., University of Colorado; M.A., San Francisco State University; B.Ed., University of Miami.
Destructive leadership; dysfunctional organizations; management consulting; negotiation & conflict resolution; psychology & psychopathology of leadership; industrial/organizational psychology; U.S.-Japan: JVs, leadership; expatriations
Academy of Management, PDW - Professional Development Workshop - at the Academy of Management Conference in Anaheim, CA, August 2008; ASU, School of Global Management & Leadership, Stage II development - Creation and delivery of Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Training for Health Care Professionals, 2007-2008; Arizona Academy of Family Physicians, I served as communication coach, consultant and speech writer for Dr. James Dearing, 2006.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
AOM Best Paper Award, 2007; Arizona State University, Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Alan Goldman, in recognition of outstanding performance and contributions to the honors students of the university, 2006; AOM Best Paper Award in the Management Consulting Division, 2005.
Editorial Board, Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, 1994-present; Reviewer, Journal of Managerial Psychology, 2005-present; Editorial Board, Journal of Business Communication, 1994-1997
Goldman, A. (2011). "Demagogue to Dialogue: An Alternative to Toxic Leadership in Corporate Downsizing" Organizational Dynamics, 40 (3), 235-241.
Goldman, A. (2008). "Company on the Couch: Unveiling Toxic Behavior in Dysfunctional Organizations." Journal of Management Inquiry. 17 (3), 226-238.
Goldman, A. (2008). "Consultant and Critics on the Couch." Journal of Management Inquiry. 17 (3), 243-249.
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
MGT 320 - Organizational Behavior
Management processes, fundamentals of business-level strategy, individual difference issues, motivation and leadership of people in organizations.
MGT 430 - Negotiations
Improves student's understanding of and skills in the art of negotiation. For most managers, negotiation is a significant aspect of their day-to-day jobs, not to mention a major element of everyday life. Give students experience in bargaining and negotiation, as well as provide a foundation in the essential knowledge bases crucial to being an effective negotiator. Emphasizes experiential learning--students spend most of their time participating in exercises and negotiation simulations, as well as discussing negotiation-based cases involving issues that often arise in the workplace. Provides a fundamental understanding of what it takes to be an effective negotiator, as well as several experiences to draw upon in future negotiation situations.
MGT 493 - Honors Thesis
Supervised research or creative activity focused on preparation and completion of an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.
MGT 502 - Organization Theory/Behavior
Understands human side of organizations through management theories and applications. Develops knowledge and skills for successful management of self and others.