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Eric Knott


Office:SanTan 235J
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 602-821-2212
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: eric.knott@asu.edu
Eric Knott

Job Title(s)
Founder & Chief Strategist, FinePoint HR;

Vice President, Global Human Resources, BASIS Educational Group;

Senior Director, Human Resources, Goodwill of Central Arizona;

Senior Human Resource Consultant--Employee and Labor Relations, Cox Communications;

Senior Human Resource Area Manager, TARGET Corporation

Certified Professional, Society for Human Resource Management, 2015;

Certified Leader in Labor Relations, Michigan State University, 2010;

Master of Business Administration, University of Arizona, 2008;

Professional in Human Resources, Human Resource Certification Institute, 2001;

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Arizona State University, 1999

Research Areas

Recent Consulting

Current Projects

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2013 - present

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Professional Leadership
Past President & Current Board Member, Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Phoenix, 2002 - present;

Board of Directors, Maricopa County Workforce Investment Board, 2010 - 2014;

Director of Statewide Certifications (Credentialing), Arizona SHRM State Council, 2013 - 2014

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership

Representative Publications
A Recruiter's Guide to Job Hunting, 2012

ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

MGT 421 - Compensation in Organizations
Develops knowledge of theory and research in motivation, compensation and rewards, and skill in applying such knowledge to important compensation and reward decisions. Discusses strategic compensation and reward systems issues. Explores in detail a variety of monetary and nonmonetary reward systems; the motivational impact these systems have on employees, teams, and CEOs; and the performance impact they have on organizations.

MGT 422 - Staffing
Focuses on the effective management of the flow of talent into and through organizations. Covers human resource planning, recruiting and selection, career transitions and other workforce movement. Provides opportunities to develop hands-on skills that are relevant to effectively managing talent flow.

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