Ernest Norris



Ernest Norris

Affiliate Faculty

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IO/Business Psychology, Organization Leadership, Behavioral Economics
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Ernest Norris is a U.S. Army veteran with an extensive background in automotive manufacturing and supplier quality management. Areas of expertise include leadership theory, organization theory, personality traits, change management, and quality management systems. Research interests include leadership, organizational culture, organizational change, personality traits, executive coaching, adult learning theory, and instructional design and technology. Experience in quantitative and qualitative (case study) research methodologies. Dr. Ernest Norris enjoys conducting research, bowling when time permits, and currently lives with wife (assistant professor of healthcare Administration) and daughter in Nashville, TN.

Education History
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Education and Instructional Technology (Expected 2016)
Doctor of Management
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Business/IO Psychology Consulting Skills
Employee Development
Employee Engagement
Executive Coaching
Organizational Behavior
Organizational Psychology
Talent Staffing and Selection

Norris, E. A. (2014). Executive and leader coaching: An I/O psychology perspective.European Journal of Management, 15(1), 61-70

Echols, D. G., & Norris, E. A. (2014). The pitfalls of selecting American expatriates: A narrative literature review.European Journal of Management, 14(3), 53-62

Norris, E. A. (2012).Personality traits and commitment to change: An empirical study of organizational change(Doctoral dissertation). Capella University, Minneapolis, MN.

Norris, E. A. (2012). The organizational marriage metaphor: Mergers and acquisitions.The European Journal of Management, 12(3), 66-82.