James Arnold

Adjunct Faculty, Management

jkarnold@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4112

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

See publications in UST Research Online

Jim Arnold is a communications professor in the Full-time UST MBA and Masters in Accountancy programs. He is a founding faculty member in both programs. He also coaches student teams participating in national and international case competitions.

Fall 2017 Courses
Fall 2017 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 663 - 115 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 42942
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. -- Prerequisites: None.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3540800-120008 Sep '17
TMH 3540800-120015 Sep '17
TMH 3540800-120006 Oct '17
TMH 3540800-120003 Nov '17
TMH 3540800-120017 Nov '17
MGMT 663 - 116 Applied Communication Lab I See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab I : CRN: 42943
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. -- Prerequisites: None.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3530800-120008 Sep '17
TMH 3530800-120015 Sep '17
TMH 3530800-120006 Oct '17
TMH 3530800-120003 Nov '17
TMH 3530800-120017 Nov '17
J-Term 2018 Courses
J-Term 2018 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
ACCT 780 - 701 Professional Communication M T W R F - - 1300 - 1600 TMH 401
Description of course Professional Communication : CRN: 10200 3 Credit Hours
For MS Accountancy students only. This course examines effective communication techniques with a particular emphasis on the accounting profession. Students will expand their knowledge of spoken, listening, visual and nonverbal communication skills in a business environment. The ethical dimensions of business communications will also be analyzed.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
Spring 2018 Courses
Spring 2018 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 664 - 115 Applied Communication Lab II See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 21889 1 Credit Hours
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. See description for MGMT663.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541300-145024 Jan '18
TMH 3540800-095002 Feb '18
TMH 3540800-095009 Feb '18
TMH 3540800-095006 Apr '18
TMH 3540800-095027 Apr '18
MGMT 664 - 116 Applied Communication Lab II See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab II : CRN: 21890 1 Credit Hours
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. See description for MGMT663.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3541510-170024 Jan '18
TMH 3541010-120002 Feb '18
TMH 3541010-120009 Feb '18
TMH 3541010-120006 Apr '18
TMH 3541010-120027 Apr '18
MGMT 665 - 115 Applied Communication Lab III See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab III : CRN: 21891 1 Credit Hours
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. See description for MGMT 663.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3531510-170024 Jan '18
TMH 3531010-120002 Feb '18
TMH 3531010-120009 Feb '18
TMH 3531010-120006 Apr '18
TMH 3531010-120020 Apr '18
MGMT 665 - 116 Applied Communication Lab III See Details * *
Description of course Applied Communication Lab III : CRN: 21892 1 Credit Hours
Registration is restricted to Full-time MBA students only. See description for MGMT 663.
Schedule Details
Location Time Day(s)
TMH 3531300-145024 Jan '18
TMH 3530800-095002 Feb '18
TMH 3530800-095009 Feb '18
TMH 3530800-095006 Apr '18
TMH 3530800-095020 Apr '18
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)
  • Consultant, Applause, Inc., (2017 - present)
  • Founder/ Lead Consultant, Jim Arnold & Company, Minneapolis (1987 - 2010)
  • Adjunct Instructor, St. Mary's University, Minneapolis (1999 - 2000)
  • Instructor, Total Benefit Communications, Atlanta (1995 - 1998)
  • Director of Marketing, ChartHouse International Learning Corporation, Minneapolis (1996 - 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
  • Association for Business Communication
  • Association for Talent Development

Professional Service
  • Academy of Management, Reviewer

Public Service
  • International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC), Board Member

Publications
  • Rothausen, T. J., Henderson, K. E., Arnold, J. K., & Malshe, A. (forthcoming). Should I stay or should I go? Identity and well-being in sensemaking about retention and turnover. Journal of Management,

Books and Chapters

Research Interests
  • Communication
  • Leadership

Presentations
  • "How to create great powerpoints for the non-professional designer" UST Opus College of Business, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 01, 2017
  • "How to create great powerpoints for the non-professional designer" UST Opus College of Business, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 01, 2016
  • "Emotional and physical strain and identity cycles in voluntary turnover" SIOP - Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA, April 01, 2012
  • "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