Jack E Appleman

Adjunct Instructor

Human Capital Management

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Jack E. Appleman, prominent business writing instructor/coach and professor, is the author of two books, including 10 Steps to Successful Business Writing—2nd edition (2018, ATD Press). He is driven by the belief that professionals and students can dramatically improve their writing and communication by following straightforward techniques.

As President of Successful Business Writing, Jack has helped thousands of employees achieve better results with their writing through his workshops and coaching at organizations including HBO, Johnson & Johnson, and American Electric Power. In 2014, Jack received the Charles T. Morgan Award from the Northern New Jersey chapter of the Association for Talent Development for lifetime excellence in learning and performance.

An NYU professor, Jack teaches Business Communications for the master’s programs in Human Capital Analytics and Technology, Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting, and Global Hospitality Management. His success as a professor over 20 years has largely been a function of innovative teaching methods, an ability to instill confidence, and curricula that bridge academia with the working world.

Jack is studying for his Ph.D. in Organizational Communication at the State University of New York at Albany, exploring the link between employee-manager communication and workplace engagement. An article on his findings, 6 Signs of an Engaged Workforce, was recently published in Training Industry Magazine.

He received his B.A. in Communication from Ohio State University and his M.S. in Journalism from Ohio University. Jack also earned the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential from the Public Relations Society of America.