Why did you write Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO?

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Nate Bennett (Author, Associate Dean & Professor, Georgia State University)

Nate Bennett talks about how his book, Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO came about and why he decided to write the book. He talks about how as the Associate Dean of a University he felt he understood the COO position, which is generally the number two role in organizations. He explains how he discovered that there was very little reading material available on COOs and their role and he decided that he wanted to explore what makes this position so unique.


About Author

Nate Bennett

Author, Associate Dean & Professor, Georgia State University

Nate Bennett, Ph.D., is an Associate Dean & Professor at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Over the years, he has won numerous awards for his teaching. He is co-author (with Stephen Miles) of "Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO" and is also the academic advisor to the COO Circle, a group Chief Operating Officers from the world's largest companies and most impactful non-profits.

Interviewed By

Vanessa Tyler

Vanessa Tyler

Sarder TV Journalist, and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist & Anchor

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