Thomas M. O’Connor joined Rider University’s Norm Brodsky College of Business as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Management in the fall of 2019 after twenty-five years of corporate experience with Merrill, a Bank of America Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers as well as fifteen years of adjunct college teaching experience on both the graduate and undergraduate level. O’Connor created and facilitated a highly rated leadership skills training program at Merrill that ran for fifteen years. He also won an innovation award at Merrill for creating a web video tool for training and communication.
Areas of Interest
Training Effectiveness, Organizational Communication, Leadership Training, Web-based Learning, Employee Engagement, Performance and Motivation
Ph.D., Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy Seton Hall University
M.A., Corporate Communication Seton Hall University
B.A., Political Science, minor in Psychology Seton Hall University