379: Influence Without Authority and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Published November 5, 2018
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    Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed
    Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources consultant and executive officer for a publicly traded company. She joins me monthly to respond to listener questions.
    Listener Questions

    Samantha asked about what to do if you have a problem employee that is affecting the team.
    Pat asked about how to show respect for difficult work while also setting clear boundaries for ethical behavior.
    Ashish asked about using buzzwords and complexity vs. keeping language simple.
    Craig wanted to know how to influence people whom you have no direct control.

    Resources Mentioned

    Theory in Practice* by Chris Argyris
    Temple Grandin
    Double-loop learning
    Team of Teams* by General Stanley McChrystal

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