Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconiconNameLarry PetersImageLarry PetersFirstnameLarryLastnamePetersOffice Phone(817) 257-7538
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Position:ProfessorDepartment:Management, Entrepreneurship and LeadershipOffice:Dan Rogers Hall 341Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D. - Purdue University, Industrial-Organizational Psychology 1975
  • MS - Southern Illinois University, Industrial Psychology 1969
  • AB - Washington University 1968
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership and Change
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Meeting Design & Facilitation
Courses Taught
  • Graduate: Competitive Advantage Through People (MANA 60350)
  • Transformational Leadership (MANA 70763; 75763)
  • Consulting Applications (MANA 70970)
  • Practice and Profession of Consulting (MANA 70970)
  • High Engagement Leadership - new course
Key Publications
  • Peters, L.H. Greer, C.R., & Youngblood, S.A. Co-Editors, Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Human Resource Management, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, England, forthcoming, 1997.
  • Peters, L., Stephens, G., & Baum, J. When Developing Leaders, Don’t Blame Training, Training and Development Journal, 2012, 66 (12), 58-62.
  • Peters, L.H. The Rhythm of Change: Living the Paradox. Journal of Management Inquiry, 2012, 21 (4), 405-411.
  • Peters, L.H., Baum, J., & Stephens, G. Supervisor as Steward of Leadership Development Efforts. Organizational Dynamics. 2013, 42 (1), 46-53.
  • Peters, L.H. (2013). The intentional engagement of informal leaders in large-scale change efforts. In D. Warrick & J. Mueller (Eds.), Lessons In Changing Culture: Learning from Real World Cases. United Kingdom: RossiSmith.
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  • Peters, L.H. & Grenny, J.G. Crucial Conversations, Transformational Moments, and Real Organizational Change. In L. Carter, D. Ulrich & N. Smallwood (Eds.), Change Champion’s Fieldguide. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2013
Awards / Recognition
  • Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching. Nominated by The University of Texas at Dallas for statewide honor. 1980.
  • AMOCO Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award, The University of Texas at Dallas, co-winner, 1981.
  • Chancellors Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity, Texas Christian University, 1987 (Neeley School of Business Nominee).
  • Faculty Member of the Year, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, Texas Christian University, 1989-1990.
  • Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Fellow Status, 1992.
  • American Psychological Society, Fellow Status, 1993.
  • Dean's Teaching Award, Texas Christian University, 2001, Recipient.
  • Neeley School Award for Curriculum Innovations, 2005.
  • Neeley School Graduate Teaching Award, 2006.
  • Dean's Teaching Award, Texas Christian University, 2010, Recipient.
  • Neeley School Award for Curriculum Innovations, 2012.
International Experience
  • Taught an Executive MBA course for Bond University in Brisbane, Australia in January, 1993.
  • Taught executive education programs in Australia, India, Italy, Germany, Poland, Singapore and The UK, 2007-2010.
  • Provided consulting, training design, training, meeting design, facilitation, and applied research services to a variety of business, non-profit and government organizations.
  • Fulbright Specialist Fellowship, 3-year award, 2008.
Hobbies / Interests
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking