Barry Spiker, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
bspiker@ncu.edu

Areas of Expertise:
• Human Capital Management
• Assessment and Performance
• Aging Well
• Epigenetics
• Spirituality and Business
• Organizational Behavior and Communication
• Individual and Organizational Change
• Online Pedagogy
• Board Governance
• Healing and Wellness
• Sustainability
• Teacher Effectiveness

Education:
• Ph.D., Ohio University
• MA, Ohio University Department of Government
• BGS, Ohio University Honors Tutorial College

Dissertation:
Perceptual differences in receiving information and organizational communication relationship scale Factors: an empirical validation across 18 organizations

Selected Publications
• Organizational Communication, Perscpectives and Trends, Sage Publications, 2007
• “The positive contributory value of older workers: a positive psychology perspective,” Organizational Dynamics, 2005

Selected Professional Experience:
• Campus Director and Associate Professor, Argosy
• Adjunct Faculty, Universitas 21 Global
• Acting Director, Consortium for Global Workforce Strategies, Arizona State University
• Senior Research Fellow, University of Indianapolis Center for Aging and Community