Dr. Gibaldi is a Professor of Management, Organizational Behavior and Entrepreneurship at both Harvard University, and St. John’s University (tenured Full Professor), as well as an adjunct Full Professor at Columbia University where he teaches a graduate course in Social Entrepreneurship. He more recently has become part of the faculty at the Bologna Business School (Global MBA program), where he teaches a course in People Management. He has served as Co-Chair of Strategic Planning at St. John’s University, and an Organizational Consultant, Executive Coach, and is a Fulbright Scholar. He has over 30 years of experience in the education and corporate consulting sectors. During his career to date he has published in the areas of Human Resource Management, Career Planning and Development, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development and Change, Higher Education, Issues Related to the Changing face of Retirement, Benefits of Working with an Executive Coach and Fear in the Workplace. His present research and writing are in the areas of “Workplaces Shifting from Onsight to Virtual Work” (an accepted chapter in an Academy of Management soon to be released publication); “Fear/s Connected to COVID 19 and Returning to the Workplace”, and “Intrapreneurship and Working Virtually”. His most recent book published in 2019 is entitled; “Organizational Behavior in a Global Context”, and he is presently writing a book in the area of; “Social Entrepreneurship”. He has written and delivered over 50 professional papers at international conferences and as a Fulbright Senior Specialist Scholar at the University of Bologna (Italy) carried out a number of professional academic activities, including; faculty development workshops, teaching doctoral classes in Organizational Behavior, advising doctoral students, and advising top administration in the areas of Strategic Planning and Faculty Development. His educational background is in Psychology, Management, Organizational Behavior, Understanding the Adult Learner in the Workplace, Curriculum and Faculty Development, and Management Development. Dr. Gibaldi has many personal interests including serving on two nonprofit boards. He presently serves as the Board Chair of the Sansone Foundation, in Brooklyn, N.Y. and as a Board member of Greenwich House in N.Y.C. He is on the Alumni Board of Columbia University, and President elect of the Teachers College – Columbia University Alumni Association.
This course’s central focus is the managing of the most valued organizational resource, “People. Therefore it will address human behavior in organizations and those practices and systems within organizations that facilitate or potentially hinder effective behavior.
Conceptual frameworks, case discussions, and skill-oriented activities are utilized to effectively address each topic/issue. Topics included in this course are:
Class sessions and assignments are structured and implemented to help students acquire the skills that managers and leaders need to improve performance and organizational relationships in a global setting. “Managing people is learning to manage relationships”.Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods
The course covers the principles of human capital management aimed at achieving and maintaining high performance. Themes related to the behaviors and techniques employed by successful organizations will be explored in terms of how they deal with an array of individuals and individual motivations keeping in line with the strategy and the objectives defined by the company. The course will enable participants to understand the abilities/skills required to manage people in a company, communicate effectively, and obtain the necessary commitment to meet objectives.Hybrid MBA ENG