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Paul Krivonos

PhD.1975, Organizational Communication

Paul D. Krivonos is Emeritus Professor of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge (CSUN); from 1991-1999 he was Chair of the Communication Studies Department; from 1999-2002 he was Associate Dean of the College of Arts, Media, and Communication, and from 2002-2005 was the Director of the Public Sector Management program in the Tseng College at CSUN. He came to CSUN in 1975 from Purdue University where he received his Ph.D. in Communication. Dr. Krivonos has also been a Visiting Professor of Management in the Business Faculties at Massey University (Palmerston North) and the University of Auckland in New Zealand. He continues to teach in the Master of Public Administration and undergraduate Public Sector Management programs.

Dr. Krivonos is co author of Communication for Supervisors and Managers, a textbook published in the United States, and of the Communication in American Business Series, which is published in Japan and of a Dictionary of Managerial and Intercultural Communication, which is also published in Japan. He has written over two dozen articles in the communication and management fields.

In addition to his teaching and writing activities, Dr. Krivonos is a communication and management consultant. His consulting activities focus on Managerial Communication, Listening, Team Building, Conflict Management, Communication in Aviation Safety, and Training. He has presented seminars and workshops on these topics primarily to government agencies throughout the United States and in New Zealand, Australia, Trinidad, Korea, South Africa, and Fiji.