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Owen Graduate School of Management


Owen Graduate School of Management
Associate Professor, Dept of Human & Org. Development Associate Professor Education Leadership

Subject Areas

Health Care, Organization Studies


A frequent contributor to Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Marketplace and other news organizations on topics of market volatility, Bob Whaley is renowned as the “father of the fear index”-- the VIX, created for the CBOE in 1993.


In addition to his executive coaching responsibilities at Owen, Professor Cannon teaches several courses at Peabody College, including Learning Organizations, Organizational Theory and Behavior, and Human Resource Planning.

Research Interests

Professor Cannon''s research explores potential barriers to adult learning and ways of overcoming these barriers. He examines critical interpersonal feedback and mechanisms for enhancing learning and reducing defensiveness associated with feedback delivery. He also studies the impact of feedback and coaching on learning and performance. Recently, he has examined how executive coaching can be used to facilitate leadership transitions.


Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, Harvard University, 1998

A.M., Psychology, Harvard University, 1996

MBA, Coursework (first year), Harvard Business School, 1989

M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, Brigham Young University, 1987

B.S., Economics, Brigham Young University, Cum Laude, 1985

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