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Daniel McGurrin

Education

Ph.D., Workforce and Human Resource Education, North Carolina State University, (2015)

Department and Affiliations

NC State Poole College Executive Education

Area(s) of Expertise

Multicultural Teams, Global Leadership, Leading Organizational Change, Generational Differences in the Workplace, Human-Centered Management

Dr. Daniel McGurrin is Director of Executive Education in the Poole College of Management at NC State University. Dan consults with corporate leaders on the strategic development of their organizations and people. Prior to joining NC State, he managed executive programs at UNC, Boston University and Indiana University.

Dan’s programs range from local executive development to global delivery of organization-wide leadership programs. Topics cover global and project leadership, virtual team management, data sciences, managing innovation, matrix teams, and leading change. His recent work includes processes to address the demographic shift in organizations (engaging the departing workforce and recruitment and retention of new employees).

Current and past clients include Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, BayerCropscience, BCBSNC, Biogen, Cisco, Continental Tire (Germany), Eastman Chemical, EDS, Eisai, ExxonMobil, France Telecom (France), General Motors, HP, IBM, JSOC, Lord, Matav (Hungary), Patheon, Pentair, Pfizer, PPD, PRA, Shenzen Government (China), Sony Ericsson, Syngenta, Trex and USPS. Dan spent 18 months running an executive education organization in Budapest, Hungary, and taught business-to-business marketing.
Dan completed his Ph.D. at NC State University in Workforce and Human Resource Education with a focus on Executive Leadership. Dan has previously held a board position with the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON) and is a member of the Academy of Human Resource Development and Academy of Management.

Dan completed his Ph.D. at NC State University in Workforce and Human Resource Education with a focus on Executive Leadership. Dan has previously held a board position with the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON) and is a member of the Academy of Human Resource Development and Academy of Management.

Research Publications

Kirkman, B. L., Shapiro, D. L., Lu, S., & McGurrin, D. P. (2016). Culture and teams. Current Opinion in Psychology8, 137-142.

Clayton, A. B., Grantham, A., McGurrin, D. P., Paparella, P., & Pellegrino, L. N. (2015). Winning Is Everything: The Intersection of Academics and Athletics at Prestige University. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership18, 144-156.

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