Dennis Burke, D.B.A.

Special Lecturer in Business

  • D.B.A., Walden University
  • B.S., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

“I believe that three of life’s greatest rewards are teaching, learning, and the opportunity to participate with others in the pursuit of their dreams. Being at Coker University provides me with the opportunity to pursue this passion, deliver on the promise to help others, and witness the impact that I can have in the lives of others.”

Areas of Interest

Leadership and Managerial Effectiveness
Emotional Intelligence Assessment and Coaching
Organizational Development
Planning and Communications

Publications

Burke, D.V. (2019). Research in EQ: Emotional Intelligence and Human Capital, Florence, SC: Forty-Eight Fifteen Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-7334108-2-3

Burke, D.V. (2019). Homo sapiens: Species Exemplar. Fifteen Classic Essays about Human Intelligence, Florence, SC: Forty-Eight Fifteen Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-7334108-0-9

Burke, D.V. (2019). 7.0 WENG: Courage to Choose Greatness, Florence, SC: Forty-Eight Fifteen Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-7334108-1-6

Burke, D.V.  & Latta, M. (2018). A Way to Predict Marketing Staff Turnover in Quick Service Restaurants, Southeastern Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (SEINFORMS)

Burke, D.V. (2017). Managers’ Emotional Intelligence and Employee Turnover Rates in Quick Service, ProQuest (Dissertation and Doctoral Study)

Burke, D.V. & Latta, M. (2016). A Way to Predict Staff Turnover in Quick Service Restaurants: A Pilot Study. Southeastern Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (SEINFORMS)

Community Service

2016 – Present – Coker University Leadership & Entrepreneurship Advisory Council (LEAC)  

2008 – 2018 – South Carolina SBDC, Florence, SC. Advisory Board Member                             

Florence Darlington Technical College, Department of Business Administration

2007 – 2011 – Curriculum Development Advisory Board                                                                

2006 – 2008 – Chamber of Commerce, Darlington, SC                                                                     

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