John E Sawyer

Office of Institutional Research

Phone: (302) 831-2021


Office: 327 Hullihen Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • An organizational behavior specialist, Sawyer's research focuses on R&D management, group processes, decision making, creativity and innovation.
  • Can discuss employee attitudes as well as employee performance planning and appraisal.
  • Has consulted and trained employees at companies in a wide variety of industries: banking (WSFS bank), credit cards (MBNA America), pharmaceuticals (Zeneca Corp. and DuPont Merck), chemicals (Hercules), utilities (Delmarva Power), health (Beebe Medical Center and the state of Texas) and prisons (Federal Bureau of Prisons).

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Associate Provost, Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Professor, Business Administration

UDaily Articles:
Sawyer named associate provost for professional education
Prof. Sawyer to head professional education initiative
UD prof awarded NSF grant, joins editorial board

management, teamwork, employment, business administration, organizational behavior, decision making, health adminsitration, organizational culture