Dr. Thomas Becker
Dr. Thomas E. Becker is a professor of management in the Muma College of Business at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus and previously served as Interim Dean at the campus.
Dr. Becker received his PhD from The Ohio State University. He teaches management courses to undergraduate and MBA students and has received awards for excellence in teaching based on his core values of meaningful learning, rigorous standards, enthusiasm for the topic, and genuine concern for students. His primary research interests are employee commitment and motivation, job performance and research methods and statistics. His work has appeared in top journals in the field and has been cited more than 11,000 times. He is a fellow of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology and the Association for Psychological Science.
Dr. Becker has worked with prominent organizations to improve individual and organizational effectiveness, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, McDonald’s, Newport News Shipbuilding, Procter & Gamble, the US Army, and other healthcare, manufacturing and service organizations.
He is unabashedly proud to work with the finest faculty, staff, and students in the world.