Good Teaching Practice Video Series - Dr. Robert Wright

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Dr. Robert Wright
Staying F.O.C.U.S.E.D.

A right mindset helps to learn better. But how to help students develop a right mindset? Over the years, Dr. Robert Wright has been infusing his students with a new mindset which he calls the "Staying F.O.C.U.S.E.D. philosophy", to help them to succeed in learning and tackling challenges in the real world. Through constant application of the philosophy in class, students gradually embraced this new mindset and used it to help take their learning to the next level.

About the Teacher
Dr. Robert Wright is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management & Marketing. He is a three time nominee for the President’s Award for Excellence Performance (2011 and 2009 for Team Performance & recipient of the President’s Teaching Award in 2005). He is also an award winning researcher and sits on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Review, Organizational Research Methods and is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Management Education. Dr. Wright is a graduate of executive development programs in IMD and the Harvard Business School.