Taylor Carr


Taylor Carr is a specialist in leadership communication, corporate training and media relations with extensive experience in higher education, sales and broadcasting.

He has taught at Thunderbird School of Global Management since 2006. Courses and programs include Managing People from a Global Perspective, On-Demand Global MBA, Effective Leadership Communication Program, Global Leadership Certificate Program and the Global MBA for Latin American Managers.

Taylor Carr Communications (www.taylorcarr.com) provides workshops and individual training and coaching to leaders ranging from CEOs to front-line supervisors. Clients include Eli Lilly and Co., T-Mobile, Coe and Van Loo Consultants, Option 1 Healthcare, Children’s Hospital of Omaha, Hospice of the Valley, Cox Communications, City of Glendale, Adventist Risk management, International Healthcare Foundation, Opavia-Kraft, CEZ Group and Rio Tinto Minerals.

From 2008 - 2010 Carr was director of the Ken Blanchard Executive MBA at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix where he was responsible for all academic and operational functions of the program.

He is certified as a Najafi Global Mindset Instructor and as a facilitator for Situational Leadership® II (Ken Blanchard Companies).

Earlier in his career, Carr was an award-winning television and radio broadcaster, including three-years as producer and co-host of FLW Outdoors on the Outdoor Life Network. He also spent two years working for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, where he helped launch the blockbuster drug Nexium.

He is a native of Virginia and now lives in the Phoenix area.


Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Organizational change
  • Generational communication in the workplace
  • Media and society
  • Impact of social media on organizational and personal messaging


Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 400Cross-Cultural Management
MGT 411Leading Organizations
MGT 430Negotiations
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 540ManagingPeople:GlobalPerspctv
TGM 547LeadngChg&Transfrmtn GlobalEnv
MGT 591Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TGM 540ManagingPeople:GlobalPerspctv
TGM 547LeadngChg&Transfrmtn GlobalEnv