Ralph Rhey Braithwaite

Adjunct Faculty

Management


EDUCATION

MBA      Organizational Behavior University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT 1982

MS         Counseling Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT 1975

BA          Psychology Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT 1973

EXPERIENCE

The Limitless Consulting Group, West Hartford, CT
Principal                                                                                                                                              1993 – present

Provide training, coaching, and organizational consulting to profit and not-for-profit organizations, and provide individual and organizational assessments using the Success Insights® DISC-based instrument. Facilitate meetings, seminars, and strategic planning sessions with clients in manufacturing, service, healthcare, government, and state agencies. Conduct employee morale/attitude surveys for clients. Design and develop overhead transparencies and PowerPoint materials for other training professionals, consultants and textbook publishers.

Training programs include:

·         Managerial Skills

·         Team Building

·         Effective Communication

·         Creative Problem Solving

·         Dealing with Difficult People

·         Conflict Management

·         The Staffing Process

·         Time Management

·         Performance Appraisal

·         Customer Service

·         Sexual Harassment

·         Managing Stress

·         Project Management

·         Career Management

·         Presentation Skills

·         Ethics

·         Retirement – Ready or Not

·         Resume Writing

·         Interviewing Skills

·         Negotiation Skills

·         Strategic Planning

·         Train the Trainer

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
Adjunct Faculty                                                                                                                                1979 – present

Develop materials and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The courses include:

BAR 110 World of Business

ENT 314 Principles of Entrepreneurship (prior to the major and this designation)

MGT 310 Management and Organizational Behavior

MGT 360 Developing Management Skills

MGT 410 Human Resource Management

MGT 418 Ethics of Management

MGT 421 Leadership in the 21st Century

MGT 422 Work Force Diversity

MGT 701 Managerial Skills and Project Management

MGT 711 Dynamics of Group Decision-Making

MGT 713 Power and Influence in Organizations

MGT 720 Organization Development

MGT 725 Training in Organizations

MGT 730 Human Resource Management

MGT 750 Bargaining and Negotiation

PSY 535 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSY 625 Capstone Project

In addition, served on the Academic Standards Committee of Barney for four years and attended Faculty Senate meetings as the adjunct faculty representative (non-voting) for two years. I also have student advising responsibilities. I regularly attend recruiting functions and activities as a department representative.

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Adjunct Faculty                                                                                                                                2000-Present

Develop materials and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The courses include:

MGMT 4900 Strategy, Policy and Planning

MGMT 5138 Managing Organizations

MGMT 5637 Organization Behavior

MGMT 5674 Negotiation Strategies

MGMT 5800 Strategy, Policy and Planning

Previous Teaching Experience – All as an Adjunct Faculty

Charter Oak State College, New Britain, CT
Developed and taught numerous online and distance learning undergraduate courses in business

Saint Joseph University, West Hartford, CT
Developed and taught undergraduate courses in psychology and management

University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
Developed and taught graduate courses in management and business

Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
Developed and taught undergraduate courses in psychology

Contact Information
Emailralph.braithwaite@uconn.edu
Phone860-236-5747
860-324-7647
Mailing Address42 White Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119-2232
Office Location42 White Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06119-2232
CampusStorrs and Hartford
Office HoursVaried
CoursesMGMT 4900 and MGMT 5800