Bio: Bart Cunningham, Ph.D., is currently involved with a number of workplace
initiatives focused on managing stress and improving workplace wellness.
Dr. Cunningham works in a number of related areas concerning stress and
wellness: stress and satisfaction related to organizational design,
shift scheduling, managerial skills, crisis management, human resource
management, technological change, job design, and internal working
relationships. He has developed crisis management training programs for
municipal governments in Southern California and has assisted with the
implementation of new structures and schedules in police departments in
the Victoria and Vancouver areas. He has consulted with a range of
federal and provincial organizations in Canada, such as the Attorney
General Ministry, Coordinated Law Enforcement Unit, Justice Development
Commission, Department of Indian and Native Affairs, and the Atomic
Energy Commission. He has also worked with the National Productivity
Board in Singapore to assess the implementation of quality-related
approaches and with the government of Brunei in developing mechanisms
for improving methods of resolving conflicts. Dr. Cunningham has also
worked with several leading private-sector organizations, such as the
Luscar Sterco Coal Mine, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and a
wide range of small entrepreneurial organizations.
Dr. Cunningham completed a doctoral degree at the University of Southern
California in management and administration and was a Visiting Scientist
at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations in London, England. He is
a director in the Center for Organizational Research and Effectiveness
and is a professor in the School of Public Administration at the
University of Victoria, Canada. From 1991 to 1994, he was at the Nanyang
Business School at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where
he was the research director of the Enterprise Development Center. Most
recently, he taught at the Czech Management Center and the University of
Waikato in New Zealand.
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