David L. Patient
PhD and MBA from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and a law degree from University College London. At CATÓLICA-LISBON, David is Director of CUBE - Católica Lisbon Research Unit in Business and Economics, Academic Director of the Master in Psychology in Business and Economics, and Academic Director of the Executive Master in Management with a specialization in Leadership Development. Coordinator of the programs (with João Matos) "The 3 Pillars of Professional and Personal Success: Communicating, Persuading and Negotiating" and “Managing Difficult Conversations in Business”. His research, which focuses on effective managerial communication and employee motivation, has been published in books and top academic journals, including the Journal of Management.