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Ed Sherbert, DBA

Ed Sherbert has been teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels for over 20 years onsite and online (full-time and part-time).  He holds a DBA in Human Resources Management, an MBA and a degree in Industrial Engineering. He also has the SPHR and SHRM-SCP HR certifications. He has been an HR exam test question writer, a subject matter expert and faculty member for SHRM for over 10 years.

Ed began his HR consulting business ( and teaching full-time in 2000. Previously he lived and worked in New York City in the US for three years where he co-founded an e-commerce company.  Prior to that adventure he spent 25 years moving around the US and traveling internationally with several US fortune 500 companies and small businesses in the human resources field (union & non-union) achieving the position of Executive VP HR.  He also served in the US Navy with a deployment to South Vietnam in 1971-1972 and started several martial arts schools (Tae Kwon Do) in the 1990’s. 

During his full-time teaching career Ed has been an undergraduate business professor, graduate business professor, Chair of several undergraduate business programs and Dean of an MBA program.

His dissertation was titled “The Impact of Work Redesign on Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Employee Absenteeism and Turnover:  A Longitudinal Study.”

His publications/Presentations include:

Ramirez, Gudi, Griffin, Sherbert. Student Perceptions of the Role of Emotional Intelligence in College Success: A Phenomenological Study.  International Journal of Business, Marketing and Management (IJBMM), Volume 1, Issue 3 (October 2016).

MBA HR Concentration.

Author SHRM Learning System:  Preparation for HR Certification Exams:

SHRM Webcast: How to Prep for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam.  October 2016

Humbert, Sherbert, Griffin, Mesia. Senior Leadership and Middle Management Impact on Lean Enterprise Initiatives.  International Journal of Accounting Information Science and Leadership (IJAISL), Volume 5, Issue 15 (Fall 2012).

Miller, E., Griffin, T. & Sherbert, E.  The Impact of Cultural Differences On the Effectiveness of Advertisements On the Internet:  A Comparison Among the United States, China, And Germany.  International Business & Economics Research Journal. April 2009, Vol. 8, Number 4. IBER-1807.

Dusek, G., Griffin, T. & Sherbert, E.  Perceptions of Discrimination: Expanding on the Rosenbaum/Montoya Servicescape FrameworkThird International GABER Conference, Orlando, Florida, September 17-19, 2008

Hsiang, I., Griffin, T. & Sherbert, E.  Users’ and Preparers Perception of Global Reporting InitiativesThird International GABER Conference, Orlando, Florida, 

September 17-19, 2008.

Sherbert, Ed.  Editor, Business HR casebook.  Cengage Learning, 2010 ISBN: 1111295824. 

Webcast: Increasing Your Chances of Passing the PHR/SPHR Exam.  December 2010. 

Performance Assessment: A Multi-Systems Approach.  Society for Human Resource Management, April 2001.

Human Resources: An E-Commerce Perspective.   Society for Human Resource Management, May 2001.

The New Economic Workplace.  A paper presented at the CAAHE Conference. Montreat College, North Carolina.  June 2001. 


Ed resides in Greenville, South Carolina.



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