Areas: Organizational Behavior and Talent Management
Areas of Instruction: Negotiations, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Behavioral Research
Professor Golden brings to the classroom a unique mix of applied experiences in a variety of business settings, combined with an advanced educational background in a broad array of academic disciplines. His innovative teaching has been recognized with several awards, including the winner of the Best Experiential Exercise award from the Experiential Learning Association in 2005. Prior to working in academia, Dr. Golden held several positions in the Aerospace, IT, and Medical industries, including program management, systems engineering, and space flight engineering working with NASA’s space shuttle program.
- Ph.D. in Management, University of Connecticut
- M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Connecticut
- M.A. in Psychology, Brandeis University
- M.S. in Engineering Management, The Gordon Institute of Tufts University
- M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Northrop University
- B.S. in Engineering Mechanics, U.S. Air Force Academy
Research and Publications
Professor Golden’s research examines the implications of the rapidly expanding availability and use of technology within business organizations. His research investigates the behavioral, relational, and attitudinal implications of technology-driven organizational innovations in the way individuals work. Professor Golden’s research focuses on telework and other forms of virtual work, leader and coworker relational development, work-family conflict, work exhaustion, and virtual leadership.
Professor Golden’s research has appeared in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Academy of Management Executive, Human Relations, Journal of Managerial Issues, Leadership Quarterly, among others. Dr. Golden has received numerous distinctions for his research, including four Best Paper Awards at national and international conferences.
In addition to his research, Professor Golden has served in leadership roles in several national and regional professional associations, including as a research advisor to the International Telework Association and Council and as a director of the Eastern Academy of Management. Professor Golden has frequently been cited in the business press, appearing in over 100 media outlets world-wide.