James Arnold

Adjunct Faculty, Management

jkarnold@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4112

M.B.A., , University of St. Thomas
A.B.D., Doctorate in Leadership - Expected December 2010, University of St. Thomas
B.S., Business, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management

See publications in UST Research Online

Jim Arnold is a communications professor in the Full-time UST MBA program, with primary responsibility as professor for Applied Verbal Communication Skills Labs. He is a founding faculty member of the Full-time UST MBA program.

Arnold also coaches student teams in presenting at national and international case competitions. He conducts research in public speaking anxiety and various organizational behavior topics.

Fall 2014 Courses
Fall 2014 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 663 - 115 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 42779
Registration is restricted to Full - time MBA students only In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3540800-120005 Sep '14
TMH 3540800-120012 Sep '14
TMH 3540800-120003 Oct '14
TMH 3540800-120031 Oct '14
TMH 3540800-120021 Nov '14
MGMT 663 - 116 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 42780
Registration is restricted to Full - time MBA students only In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3530800-120005 Sep '14
TMH 3530800-120012 Sep '14
TMH 3530800-120003 Oct '14
TMH 3530800-120031 Oct '14
TMH 3530800-120021 Nov '14
MGMT 663 - 117 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 42781
Registration is restricted to Full - time MBA students only In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541300-170005 Sep '14
TMH 3541300-170012 Sep '14
TMH 3541300-170003 Oct '14
TMH 3541300-170031 Oct '14
TMH 3541300-170021 Nov '14
MGMT 663 - 118 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 42782
Registration is restricted to Full - time MBA students only In this series of labs, students will learn to effectively communicate in a business and organizational setting. Topics include business writing, oral communications, electronic communications including e-mail and the Web, and business presentation skills. Ethical and international aspects of communications are discussed. Each lab will be attached to a core course and all presentations and major papers in that course will be used to demonstrate and practice these communications skills. The content of such papers and presentations will be graded by the respective course instructor. However, the communications aspect of these papers and presentations will be graded separately by the communications instructor and included in the grade for the communication lab.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3531300-170005 Sep '14
TMH 3531300-170012 Sep '14
TMH 3531300-170003 Oct '14
TMH 3531300-170031 Oct '14
TMH 3531300-170021 Nov '14
J-Term 2015 Courses
J-Term 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 664 - 115 Applied Communication Lab II - - - - F - - 0800 - 0950 TMH 354
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22030
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MGMT 664 - 116 Applied Communication Lab II - - - - F - - 1010 - 1200 TMH 354
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22031
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MGMT 664 - 117 Applied Communication Lab II - - - - F - - 1300 - 1450 TMH 354
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22032
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MGMT 664 - 118 Applied Communication Lab II - - - - F - - 1510 - 1700 TMH 354
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 22033
Registration is restricted for Full - time MBA students only See description for MGMT663.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
Academic and Professional Positions
  • Chairman, Institute for Management Studies, Minneapolis (2002 - present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, St. Paul / Mpls (2000 - present)
  • Founder/ Lead Consultant, Jim Arnold & Company, Minneapolis (1987 - 2010)
  • Adjunct Instructor, St. Mary's University, Minneapolis (1999 - 2000)
  • Director of Marketing, ChartHouse International Learning Corporation, Minneapolis (1996 - 1998)
  • Instructor, Total Benefit Communications, Atlanta (1995 - 1998)
  • Senior Copywriter/ Account Team, Loyalty Marketing Division, Carlson Marketing Group, Minneapolis (1986 - 1987)
  • Copywriting Director, Piper Jaffray & Companies, Minneapolis (1985 - 1986)
  • Securities Analyst, Piper Jaffray & Companies, Minneapolis (1983 - 1985)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • American Society for Training & Development
  • Association for Business Communication

Professional Service
  • Academy of Management, Reviewer

Publications

Research Interests
  • Communication
  • Leadership

Presentations
  • "Emotional and physical strain and identity cycles in voluntary turnover" SIOP - Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA, April 01, 2012
  • "The iterative assessment model of voluntary turnover: content, process, identity & work life." Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada, August 01, 2010
  • "Powerfull PowerPoints: Making what they see, what they get" UST -Center for Business Excellence - Physicians Leadership, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 01, 2009
  • "Client acquisition and retention strategies in a new economy" Institute for Management Studies, San Francisco, California, January 01, 2008
  • "Best practices in seminar production" Institute for Management Studies, San Diego, California, January 01, 2006
  • "Action learning: Recommendations on new chapter initiatives" American Society for Training & Development ASTD, Washington, District of Columbia, January 01, 2001