James C. Hyatt is an assistant professor in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Interpersonal Communications from Southern Utah University and a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management from Fort Hays State University. He is currently ABD for his PhD in Management with an emphasis in Information Systems Management from Walden University. He has worked as an associate faculty member for Barton Community College, business consultant, research project coordinator for an agricultural research company, financial advising assistant for ING, web page designer, and as a business manager. He believes that true teaching results in change and that teachers can have a great influence on the lives of their students.