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UWF Faculty John Batchelor

Dr. John Batchelor, Associate Professor

"In my classes, I want students to learn how to be successful in business and to increase their understanding of how to influence others in a positive way."



Degrees Held:

  • PhD in Organizational Behavior – Virginia Commonwealth University, 2011
  • MBA – East Carolina University, 2005
  • BSBA in Accounting – East Carolina University, 2001

Career Highlights:

  • Published in the Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Dynamics, etc.
  • Served in the US Army
  • Organized an educational student trip to China

In which online program do you teach?

MBA — General

  • Which classes do you teach online?

    GEB5875, MAN6156

  • What do you want students to learn in your classes? What is the expected outcome?

    How to be successful in business. Increased understanding of how to influence others in a positive way.

  • Why did you start teaching?

    To be part of the educational conversation.

  • What's the best advice that you have ever received?

    Never put anything in writing unless you want the entire world to know.

  • What's the best advice you could give to online students?

    Read all the required material.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas Kuhn.

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in management?

    Patience and the ability to handle ambiguity.

  • Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students may not know about you.

    My 8th grade teacher told my mom I was not smart enough to go to college.

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