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Abbie Shipp Honored with TCU Deans' Award for Research and Creative Activity

Abbie Shipp, professor of management and leadership, was honored with one of TCU's highest awards at 2020 Convocation.

September 22,  2020
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Keith Hmieleski Helps CNBC Choose Top Businesses Doing Good Through a Social or Environmental Mission

The TCU entrepreneurship professor was among 55 leading thinkers in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship from around the world tapped to identify this year’s disruptors.

September 14,  2020
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Are Your Mobile Apps Hurting Your Investment Decisions? Hint: Turn Off Push Notifications

Accounting Professor Shana Clor-Proell examined how short, frequent pieces of financial information, push notifications, and the fear of missing out interact to affect an individual's investment decisions.

August 25,  2020
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Ryan Krause Honored with Emerging Scholar Award by the Strategic Management Society

The prestigious honor is awarded annually to one scholar in the world who displays exemplary scholarship that promises to have an impact on future strategic management practice.

August 04,  2020
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How to Utilize Change Leadership During Times of Crisis

Rocked by a global pandemic and uncertain economy, Management and Leadership Professor Abbie Shipp offers ways business leaders can position their businesses for future success.

July 24,  2020
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Associate Dean David Allen Named Henderson Chair

Allen, associate dean of graduate business programs, has been named the Luther Henderson University Chair in Management and Leadership.

July 17,  2020
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Risky Business: The Cost of Corporate Sociopolitical Activism

Thinking of taking a stand with your business? Make sure it aligns with your stakeholders' values, says new research by Yashoda Bhagwat, assistant professor of marketing at Texas Christian University

July 14,  2020
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Healthy Eating Marketing Campaigns May Be Ineffective

Marketing Professor Minakshi Trivedi studies the disconnect between the public’s desire to make healthy choices and what they actually buy at the grocery store.

June 10,  2020
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Michael Sherrod Featured in The New York Times on COVID-19 and Small Business

How is COVID-19 affecting small businesses? Reuters news organization brought together experts from around the world for answers from business owners.

May 26,  2020
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Congress Should Stay Out of Accounting Standards, Writes Shana Clor-Proell in Accounting Today

The Financial Accounting Standards Board is a trusted, independent organization that sets all accounting standards. The CARES Act exempts companies from two of those standards.

May 19,  2020
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TCU Neeley Supply Chain Experts Shine Spotlight on the Consequences of Consumer Hoarding

Dr. Jeff Stratman and Dr. Morgan Swink were interviewed by the Fort Worth Business Press, and Dave Malenfant was featured on ABC DFW news.

May 05,  2020
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Elizabeth Plummer's Insights into Stimulus Checks Featured on NBC News

TCU Neeley Accounting Professor Elizabeth Plummer talked with reporters from local NBC affiliate about the process of receiving–or not receiving–stimulus checks.

April 23,  2020
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Social Psychology and Sales

Zachary Hall, associate professor of marketing, researches how perception and intuition influence sales.

March 02,  2020
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American Marketing Association Ranks TCU Neeley No. 27 in the World for Research Productivity

TCU Neeley jumped from No. 35 to No. 27 worldwide for marketing research productivity in premier AMA journals over the past 10 years.

January 21,  2020
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Yashoda Bhagwat Provides Marketing Insight for Fort Worth Star-Telegram

In an article about holiday gift returns in the age of online retailers, Assistant Professor of Marketing Yoshada Bhagwat said there is opportunity in returns.

January 08,  2020
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Stephen Lusch's Tax Expertise Featured In Fortune

For comments on a report that claims Big Tech companies used legal loopholes to avoid more than $100 billion in taxes, Fortune turned to TCU Neeley accounting expert Stephen Lusch.

December 18,  2019
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Mary Uhl-Bien Is One of the Most Influential Scholars Since 1990

In a study on research productivity in the field of leadership, Mary Uhl-Bien, the BNSF Endowed Professor of Leadership, is ranked No. 6 in the world.

October 09,  2019
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Mark Houston Named Co-Editor of JAMS and Honored with Research Award by the AMA

Marketing Professor Mark Houston had an impressive summer, taking on the role of JAMS co-editor and being honored by the AMA with the 2019 Louis W. Stern Award.

September 23,  2019
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Stacy Landreth Grau Named Director of TCU Idea Factory

TCU IdeaFactory provides the environment, frameworks and resources to advance TCU students' ideas and drive creative solutions.

September 19,  2019
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Welcome the New Director for LKCM Center for Financial Studies

David Dubofsky joins TCU Neeley to lead the Luther King Capital Management Center following long-time director Joe Lipscomb’s retirement.

August 30,  2019
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David Allen’s Research on Predicting Employee Turnover Featured in Harvard Business Review

Forget exit interviews and employee surveys. According to research by Associate Dean David Allen, you can use data analytics to develop a turnover propensity index, then intervene to retain top talent.

August 20,  2019
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Putting Value Creation for Consumers Center Stage

Putting the priority on consumers is tried, true and often forgotten, says research by Management Professor Richard Priem.

August 11,  2019
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Mauricio Rodriguez Honored by American Real Estate Society

Mauricio “Mo” Rodriguez, professor and chair of the Department of Finance, was honored for his contributions to the real estate discipline.

July 26,  2019
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Mark Houston's Insight into the Streaming Wars Featured in Variety

“Viewers will have to hope that the decision to take old shows and put them behind a streaming paywall isn’t as profitable for media companies,” says Mark Houston, professor of marketing, in the article.

July 18,  2019
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Minakshi Trivedi Named Wilson Professor of Marketing

Minakshi Trivedi, chair of the marketing department, is now the J. Vaughn and Evelyn H. Wilson Professor of Marketing.

June 24,  2019
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Ryan Krause Honored with Deans’ Research Award

Ryan Krause, professor of strategy, was honored with the 2019 Deans’ Award for Research and Creativity.

June 13,  2019
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Secrets of Success in the Entertainment Business

Star Wars. Avengers. Frozen. Is it luck or is it science that make these movies, and their sequels, such megahits? A little bit of both, says Marketing Professor Mark Houston.

May 03,  2019
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Tyson Browning Featured in Wall Street Journal on AI in Project Management

Will artificial intelligence take over human project management by 2030 as predicted? Professor of Operations Management Tyson Browning tells the WSJ he isn’t so sure.

April 24,  2019
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Ryan Krause Interviewed by NBC National news about PG&E Sanctions

Ryan Krause, associate professor of strategy, provided insight into California utility PG&E having to invest in fire protection before paying dividends to stockholders.

April 09,  2019
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TCU Neeley Ranks No 13 in the World for Entrepreneurship Research Productivity

TCU Neeley ranks No. 13 worldwide for entrepreneurship research productivity in premier journals over the past five years.

February 27,  2019
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TCU Neeley Faculty Members Receive High Honors

Mark Houston, Morgan Swink, Garry Bruton and Zach Hall have been singled out with honors for their contributions to marketing, supply chain and entrepreneurship.

February 22,  2019
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American Marketing Association Ranks TCU Neeley No. 35 for Research Productivity

TCU Neeley ranks No. 35 worldwide for marketing research productivity in premier AMA journals over the past 10 years.

February 06,  2019
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Mary Uhl-Bien Featured in Poets&Quants Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors 2018

Dr. Uhl-Bien is featured in a list that honors 50 of the most accomplished professors teaching business in the United States.

December 03,  2018
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TCU Neeley Hosts Inaugural Symposium on Luxury Branding

Leading academics and industry executives discussed consumer behaviors in the luxury market at a symposium hosted by the Department of Marketing and the Sales and Customer Insights Center.

November 16,  2018
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TCU Neeley Hosts First Academic Finance Conference

Ten universities sent 45 professors and PhD students to TCU to share their research and insights into the field of finance.

November 13,  2018
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Anne Albrecht’s Research on CFOs with Accounting Backgrounds Featured in Wall Street Journal

Providing above-average compensation to top executives with audit-firm experience can raise the risk of financial misstatements, according to Assistant Professor of Accounting Anne Albrecht.

November 01,  2018
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Ryan Krause Featured in Wired with Insight into Snapchat’s Struggle with Founder’s Syndrome

“All founder-led firms struggle with how to exist independent of the founder’s personality. Snap is bang in the middle of that struggle,” Krause, associate professor strategy, told Wired.

October 11,  2018
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Mary Uhl-Bien Featured on National NBC News About SEC’s Proposed Ban on Elon Musk

“To me, the SEC was too harsh. This is an issue his board and shareholders should be addressing,” Uhl-Bien told NBC News.

October 08,  2018
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Management Professor Garry Bruton Appointed High-End Foreign Expert in China

Fewer than 100 scholars and leading business practitioners around the world are appointed as High-End Foreign Experts each year in China.

September 05,  2018
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Mary Uhl-Bien Featured on CNBC with Insight into CBS News CEO’s Troubles

“The investor call sent the wrong signal. I believe people were looking to see that it was not business as usual and that was clearly business as usual,” Uhl-Bien told news anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin.

August 08,  2018
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Abbie Shipp’s Advice on Culture of CBS News Featured in Variety

“Companies hope for inclusive, supportive cultures but they generally reward results and power,” notes Abbie Shipp, associate professor of management, in the article.

August 03,  2018
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Larry Lockwood’s Advice on Near-Term Investments Featured in US News & World Report

In today's efficient market, a stock price is likely to have tomorrow's news built into its price, said Larry Lockwood, the Stan Block Endowed Chair in Finance.

April 19,  2018
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Mary Uhl-Bien Interviewed on CNBC about Facebook

Management Professor Mary Uhl-Bien was called upon by CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to provide insights on Mark Zuckerberg’s leadership in light of the Facebook data breach scandal.

April 12,  2018
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TCU Management Professors Excel at Publishing Research

Need to know the latest discoveries in management, entrepreneurship and leadership? Look to TCU Neeley’s highly published professors.

February 12,  2018
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Leading by Design

Stacy Landreth Grau, professor of marketing practice and the lead instructor for Design Thinking, is honored as Neeley Alumni Professor of the Year.

February 02,  2018
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Mary Uhl-Bien Interviewed on CNBC about New CEO at General Electric

Management Professor Mary Uhl-Bien was called upon by “Squawk Box” to grade the performance of General Electric CEO John Flannery as the company attempts a massive turnaround plan.

November 14,  2017
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Brad Harris Talks to Fast Company about First Impressions During Job Interviews

“The questions people ask at the beginning of interviews can lead to unconscious bias,” said Brad Harris, assistant professor of management.

November 14,  2017
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Neeley Professors Featured in Poets & Quants´ Top 40 Undergraduate Business Professors 2017

Bill Moncrief and Rob Rhodes are featured in a list that honors 40 of the most accomplished professors teaching business in the U.S.

September 22,  2017
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Mary Uhl-Bien Honored with Leadership Quarterly’s Decennial Award

You could call it the research of the decade. Uhl-Bien’s work on complexity leadership has earned accolades for having a substantial impact for 10 years and counting.

September 15,  2017
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Michael Hitt Honored with Distinguished Educator Award by Academy of Management

The award, one of the highest honors given by the academy, recognizes Hitt’s long-term, positive impact on the field.

August 23,  2017