Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconiconNameSuzanne CarterImageSuzanne CarterFirstnameSuzanneLastnameCarterOffice Phone(817) 257-7543
Emails.carter@tcu.edu
Website
VitaeDownload Vita
Position:Executive Director, EMBADepartment:Executive MBAOffice:Tandy Hall 284Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D. 1997, University of Texas at Austin., Strategic Management
  • M.B.A. 1992, University of Texas at Austin
  • B. S. 1986, University of Illinois- Champaign/Urbana, Accounting
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Corporate Reputation Management
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Top Management Teams
  • Corporate Reputation Dynamics
  • Social Enterprise
Work Experience
  • Professor of Professional Practice in Strategy, TCU
  • Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Texas Christian University
  • Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
  • Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin
  • Internal Auditor, Browning Ferris Industries
Courses Taught
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Strategy and Planning
  • Strategic Vision
  • Strategy in a Dynamic Environment
  • The Social Enterprise
Key Publications
  • Carter, S. and Greer, C. 2012. Strategic Leadership: Values, Styles and Organizational Performance, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.
  • Carter, S., Davis, J., and Young, C. 2007. IPO Boards of Directors and Firm Performance: Threshold firms and governance theory boundaries. Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control, 4 (2): 162-169.
  • Carter, S. 2006. Exploring the relationship of top management, organizational, and environmental factors on certain corporate reputation management activities. Journal of Management Studies. 43 (5): 1145-1176, (Citation of Excellence Award).
  • Carter, S. & Ruefli, T. 2006. Intra-Industry reputation dynamics under a resource based framework: An empirical assessment of the durability factor. Corporate Reputation Review .
  • Deephouse, D. & Carter, S. 2005. An examination of differences between organizational legitimacy and organizational reputation. Journal of Management Studies 42(2): 369.
Awards / Recognition
  • Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, 2015
  • EMBA Faculty Award for Outstanding Leadership Development, 2013
  • EMBA Faculty Award for Outstanding Leadership Development, 2012
  • Emerald Management Reviews Citation of Excellence Award. Selected as one of the top fifty management articles in 2006. Carter, S. 2006. Exploring the relationship of top management, organizational, and environmental factors on certain corporate reputation management activities. Journal of Management Studies. 43 (5): 1145-1176.
  • Best Academic Article Award - Corporate Reputation Institute. Carter, S. & Deephouse, D. 1999. "Tough Talk and Soothing Speech": Managing Reputations for Being Tough and for Being Good. Corporate Reputation Review, 2 (4): 308-332.
International Experience
  • Faculty, Africa, Europe, 2016
  • Co-faculty - South America, 2012
  • Co-faculty - China 2010, 2011 EMBA program
  • Co-faculty - South Africa, 2011 MBA program
  • Serve as auditing/accounting consultant for an NGO, The C.W. Memorial School, Winneba, Africa, 2008-present
Consulting
  • Consulted with Catholic Charities, Fort Worth, YWCA, Fort Worth
  • Carter and Associates