Directory & Faculty Profiles

Michael Thompson, MBA, MS/IO

Project Manager / employee-owner at Howard Building Corporation (HBC), a Los Angeles, CA based commercial construction firm. Licensed CA General Contractor, LEED Accredited Professional, and Lean Six Sigma Certified with 23 years project management experience for organizations such as Google, Viacom, Warner Music Group, Fox Racing, Turner, Fender Guitars, and more. U.S. Navy Seabee veteran with over four years experience as a battalion level training petty officer. Recent IO consulting and coaching entrepreneur working in executive coaching at the CEO and VP level, and consulting on organizational culture, support, employee selection, and performance management with organizational and employee learning as the primary focus.

Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
Blog Posts Published


American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


Primary College or School: 
School of Business