Nate Bennett is a Professor and the EMBA Program Faculty Director at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He joined the faculty at GSU in the summer of 2012.
From 2014 to 2019, Nate was an associate dean in the College. Previously, he served as the Catherine W. and Edwin A. Wahlen Professor of Management at Georgia Tech. From 1999 until 2010, he served as associate dean and then as senior associate dean. Previous to his time at Georgia Tech, he was a member of the faculty at Louisiana State University.
He has published in many widely read resources for managers, including the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek.com, and Forbes.com. He is co-author of two business books, “Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO” and “Your Career Game: How Game Theory Can Help You Achieve Your Professional Goals.” Both are books published by Stanford University Press. Additionally, his research is published in respected scholarly journals such as the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal, Psychological Bulletin, and the Journal of Applied Psychology.
Dr. Bennett has nearly 30 years of experience designing and delivering high impact leadership development programs. Current and past clients include The Department of the Navy, Navigant Consulting, Schneider Electric, The Coca Cola Company, Cox Communications, Delta Air Lines, The Home Depot, McGladrey, GEICO, UnitedHealth Group, CHS Inc., Lockheed-Martin, GE, St. Jude Medical, McKesson, Regions Bank, Rollins, and NCR.
His current research interests involve power, leadership selection and development, top management team effectiveness, and leadership transitions.
What You’ll Learn in This Episode
- How has the pandemic changed career strategies?
- What are the key steps to navigating your career during the pandemic?
- How has the pandemic changed the investments companies should be making in leadership development?
- How is Robinson College of Business helping its students and alumni survive in the current economic recession?
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