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Eric J. Cartaya

Eric J. Cartaya

Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Global Leadership and Management

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, MANGO 475
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-3303


  • PhD, Business Administration
    Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior

Professional Activities

Professor Cartaya’s thesis topic is “Mental Model Formation Assessment: An empirical look at the validity of differing assessment methods and the antecedents leading to mental model formation.” He has researched and is writing on the impact of “openness to experience” and “extraversion” on the relationship between frame of reference training and rater accuracy.

His professional experience includes working as a consultant for Organizational Performance Dimensions in Coral Gables, Florida. He developed and presented lectures and workshops on a wide range of employment issues including: discrimination, workplace safety, conflict resolution and leadership. He also developed and implemented complete compensation programs including: job analysis and descriptions and pay grade structures. He is a student affiliate member of the Academy of Management.

Courses Taught

  • Critical Thinking in Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Knowledge Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Management
  • Leadership in a Global Environment
  • Organization and Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management
  • Training and Development
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