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Eric Zackrison


After a 30 year career as a manager and restaurateur Eric returned to school to earn his MA in communication and his MBA at Missouri State University and his PHD in Organizational Communication at UCSB. His research interest focus on coordination in complex organizations, team dynamics, leadership, and relationships in the workplace. He has been teaching in the TMP program since 2017 working with both undergrad and grad students on management, leadership, strategy, communication, and persuasion. Eric is also the president and CEO of IDI.US Inc., which controls the rights to the Interpersonal Dynamics Inventory (IDI), a powerful multi-rater personality and behavioral styles measurement tool as well as consulting under the umbrella Effectiveness Consultants working with a wide range of organizations in leadership development, team building, strategy, and relational management.