Michael Kroth is an Associate Professor at the University of Idaho in Adult and Organizational Learning. His book, Transforming Work: The Five Keys to Achieving Trust, Commitment, and Passion in the Workplace
, co-authored with Dr. Patricia Boverie, is about the indispensable necessity of passion for personal, organizational, and leadership success.
His book, The Manager as Motivator
, provides practical tools “non-charismatic” leaders—folks like most of us—can use to develop a highly motivating work environments. Career Development Basics
, co-authored with McKay Christensen, was published by ASTD press in 2009.
His newest book, Managing the Mobile Workforce
, co-authored with David Clemons, was published in November, 2010. See www.managingthemobileworkforce.com
As a long time consultant he developed and administered corporate-level leadership development and succession planning programs, has been the administrator of a corporate foundation, and served as a director of corporate community affairs.
Michael is a member of the National Speakers Association, and numerous professional and scholarly organizations. He presents regularly at national and international conferences.
Boverie, P.E. & Kroth, M, (2001). Transforming Work: The Five Keys to Achieving Trust, Commitment, and Passion in the WorkPlace. Cambridge, Massachusetts:Perseus Publishing.
Boverie, P., Kroth, M. & Seung Il Na. (2008). My Passion and Work, and Happiness. Seoul, Korea, Sigma, Press. (Korean edition of Transforming Work: The Five Keys to Achieving Trust, Commitment, and Passion in the Workplace)
Clemons, D. & Kroth, M. (2010). Managing the Mobile Workforce: Leading, Building, and Sustaining Virtual Teams.
New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Kroth, M. & Christensen, M. (2009), Career Development Basics, Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press.
Kroth,M. (2006). The Manager as Motivator.Westport, California: Praeger Publishing.
Kroth, M. (2008). The Manager as Motivator. Russia, Moscow: EKSMO Publishing House (Russian Language Edition)Refereed Journals (selected):
Kroth, M. & Peutz, J. (2011). Workplace Issues in Extension – A Delphi Study of Extension Educators. Journal of Extension.49(1). Article Number 1RIB1. http://www.joe.org/joe/2011february/rb1.php
Kroth, M., Taylor, B.,Lindner, L., & Yopp, M. (2010). Improving Your Teaching Using Synergistic Andragogy. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education.46(3). 135-141. Available at http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JITE/v46n3/pdf/kroth.pdf
Kroth, M. & Peutz, J.(2010). Workplace issues in extension.
Journal of Extension [On-line], 48(1).Article 1RIB2. Available at: http://www.joe.org/joe/2010february/rb2.ph
Kroth, M., & Keeler, C. (2009). Caring as a Managerial Strategy. Human Resource Development Review, 8(4), 506-531. Online First Available at: http://hrd.sagepub.com/cgi/rapidpdf/1534484309341558v1.pd
Kroth, M. & Boverie, P. (2009). Using the discovering model to facilitate transformational learning andcareer development. Journal of Adult Education.38(1), 43-47. Available at: http://www.michaelkroth.com/resources/Using_the_Discovering_Model.pd
Kroth, M. (2007). Maslow - Move Aside! A heuristical motivation mode lfor leaders in career and technical education. Journal of Industrial Technical Education, 44(2). 5-36.
Journal of Industrial Teacher Education award for Outstanding Article in Conceptual Category, for A Heuristical Motivation Model for Leaders in Career and Technical Education, 2008.
University of Idaho Hoffman Award for Excellence inTeaching, 2008.
TLT Outstanding Student Designation - University of New Mexico, Training and LearningTechnologies Program, College of Education, 1996.
Beta Gamma Sigma - National scholastic honor society for students in business and management.
Phi Kappa Phi - National academic honor society.
Kappa Delta Pi – International Honor Society inEducation.