William Erwin

Biography

Bill Erwin has been an instructor for ASU, NAU, Glendale and Mesa Community Colleges. He has taught courses, such as Humanities, American History, History of World Religons, Public Administration, Strategic Personal Planning, Work Alignment, Ethics, Behavioral Dynamics, and other organizational leadership courses. He founded Life Design, Inc. in 1991, a firm providing training, training design, and organizational development services to a wide variety of organizaitons including Motorola, Honeywell, APS, Intel, Avnet, Dial, Booz Allen Hamilton, National Security Agency, Indian Health Service, Scottsdale Financial Services, Tempe Police and numerous other public and private organizations. He also served as the Mayor of Flagstaff, Arizona.

Bill is married, has three children, and five grandchildren.  

Education

  • M.A. Northern Arizona University
  • M.Div. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • B.A. Maryville College, Maryville, Tennesse

Research Interests

Having developed and taught for 23 years "Life Design: Creating the Adventure of Your Life," I continue to explore how individuals, at various stages of life, can create the lives they want to live.  How can the process help students avoid "at risk" detours and find a creative and fulfilling approach to life?  How retirement be transformed from leaving something behind to creating a new focus in life?  

Also, developed and trademarked "Ergolinguistics," the use of language to make work easier and workers more efficient.  

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 375 Corporate Ldrshp - Starbucks
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 355 Leading Org Innovation
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 375 Corporate Ldrshp - Starbucks
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 375 Corporate Ldrshp - Starbucks
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 355 Leading Org Innovation
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 375 Corporate Ldrshp - Starbucks
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
OGL 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 375 Corporate Ldrshp - Starbucks
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
OGL 355 Leading Org Innovation
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 375 Corporate Ldrshp - Starbucks
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 355 Leading Org Innovation
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 355 Leading Org Innovation
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 355 Leading Org Innovation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
OGL 220 Behavioral Dynamics in Org
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
OGL 220 Behavioral Dynamics in Org
BIS 340 Organizational Skills
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics

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