Teaching Professor and Director of the MCM and MHCI Masters Programs


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848 932-7112 or (C) 908-627-2600

Richard Dool is a former CEO and Global Executive Leader paying it forward as a Graduate Director, Professor & Leadership Advisor. His research interests are in the areas of organizational renewal and transformations as well as leadership communication. He has been teaching and publishing in these areas since 2003.


University of Maryland UC
D.Mgt., Management/Organizational Processes

Seton Hall University
M.A., Strategic Communications and Leadership

Thomas Edison State College
M.S., Management

Fordham University
B.A., Political Science and Public Administration

University of Wisconsin
Post Grad, Professional Certificate in Online Education

Seton Hall University
Certificate in Servant Leadership

Rutgers University
Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility

SDA Bocconi School of Management
Certificate in International Leadership & Organizational Behavior


Dool is an active researcher and presenter in the areas of organizational transformations and renewals as well as leadership communication. He has published and presented on the concepts of Change FatigueTM, Enervative Change, and LeaderocityTM. Dool also presents on topics related to online pedagogy and remote learning. He has been teaching online since 2003, and holds several certifications in online learning, instruction, and course development.



  • Certified Agile Coach (2020) 
  • Resilience-Building Leader Certification (2020)
  • Cultural Intelligence Certification (2020)
  • Change Navigator / Change Style Indicator (2020)
  • Effective Teaching Practices (2019)
  • Certified DISC Coach (InstituteSuccess) (2019)
  • Certified StrengthsFinder Coach (Gallup) (2018)
  • Leadership Development Certified Professional (LDCP) (2017)
  • Certified Faculty Developer (Online) (2013) Lern Institute
  • Certified Human Capital Strategist (2010) Human Capital Institute
  • Certified Quality Matters Peer Reviewer (2007) 
  • Certified Online Instructor (2007)

Selected Publications

Dool, Richard. Enervative Change: The Impact of Change Initiatives on Employee Job Satisfaction. Saarbrücken, Germany: AV Akademikerverlag, 2007. Print. 

Dool, R. (2019). 12 Months of Leadership Insights. Seattle: Kindle Direct Publishing. 

Dool, R. (2021). Leading in Difficult Times & Circumstances. 

Dool, R. (2021). Leaderocity: Leading at the Speed of Now. Business Expert Press 

Dool, R. (2022). Change Fatigue Revisited: A New Framework for Leading Change.

Awards & Recognitions

North American Case Research Association (NACRA), Runner-up Award (Top 6) – Annual Teaching Case Program – "The Iconic ABSOLUT Vodka Brand Faces Competition," with Ann Christine Mooney, 2008

Annual Outstanding Faculty Award by Graduate Student Association (Rutgers 2017, 2018, 2019)

Distinguished Achievement in Service Award, School of Communication Information, Rutgers University (2018)

Additional Resources


Dool, Rick, and Ann Christine Mooney. “ABSOLUT in 2004: The Iconic Brand Faces New Competition.” Case Research Journal 29.1 (2009): n. pag. Print. 


In Robert Ubell (Ed.), Virtual Teams: Mastering the Art and Practice of Online Learning and Corporate Collaboration, Wiley Publishing, June 2010. 


In Robert Ubell (Ed.), Virtual Teams: Mastering the Art and Practice of Online Learning and Corporate Collaboration, Wiley Publishing, June 2010. 


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