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Welcome New Faculty

Meet the newest faculty members at the TCU Neeley School of Business who lead our students in the classroom and help our business partners with important research.

December 21,  2016
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PepsiCo Named TCU Neeley Business of the Year

TCU Neeley honors PepsiCo for the company’s long-lasting success in quenching thirsts and quieting growling stomachs, and its ongoing support of TCU Neeley students, alumni and programs. 

December 12,  2016
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Lockheed F-35 Leader Discusses New Administration, Management, Future Technology at TCU

Orlando Carvalho, executive vice president of aeronautics at Lockheed Martin, was the featured guest at the Tandy Executive Speaker Series hosted by Dean Homer Erekson.

December 08,  2016
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TCU Neeley Ranks 21 in the Nation and 14 for Job Placement in New Undergraduate B-School Ranking

TCU Neeley is No. 21 in the nation, No. 14 for job placement, No. 6 by alumni and No. 3 among Texas business schools in Poets & Quants’ first ranking of the best undergraduate business programs.

December 05,  2016
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Six Years in a Row and Counting: Top 25 in the Nation for Entrepreneurship

Want to start your own business? You’ve come to the right school. TCU Neeley is once again ranked one of the best schools for entrepreneurship out of thousands of schools across the U.S. 

November 15,  2016
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Finance Professor Steve Mann Named 2016 Neeley Alumni Professor of the Year

Mann has devoted his entire teaching career to TCU. He joined TCU Neeley in 1994 after obtaining his PhD from the University of Utah.

November 09,  2016
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TCU Accounting Students Win First Place in Grant Thornton Competition

A stellar team of TCU Neeley accounting students brought home the trophy and $7,500 in a competition that focused on accounting issues and current events. 

November 02,  2016
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PepsiCo Awards $15,000 to MBA Students in a Case Competition at the TCU Neeley School

TCU MBA students were on the top three winning teams at the second annual competition sponsored by PepsiCo and held at TCU. 

October 31,  2016
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Why Aren’t More Companies Capitalizing on Big Data?

Big data can transform the way supply chains work, yet most companies aren’t taking advantage of it. Professors Daniel Chen, David Preston and Morgan Swink researched companies to find out why.

October 25,  2016
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TCU Neeley Hosts PepsiCo MBA Invitational Business Case Competition Oct. 28-29

Eight teams of students, each team member from a different school. Not your classmate or someone you know. But someone with powerful MBA knowledge and a desire to win, just like you. 

October 18,  2016
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TCU MBA Faculty Rank Top 5 in the World Three Years in a Row

Out of 100 MBA programs around the world, The Economist ranks TCU Neeley No. 4 in the world for faculty quality, higher than any other Texas school. TCU Neeley also ranks No. 24 nationally for career services. 

October 13,  2016
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TCU Neeley Ranks Top 10 in the Nation for Competitive MBA Students and Administration

For five years in a row, Princeton Review’s annual edition of best U.S. graduate business schools ranks TCU Neeley tops for Most Competitive MBA Students, plus Best Administered MBA Program.

October 06,  2016
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Casual First Questions in a Job Interview Are More Important than You Think

First impressions play an important role in the job interview, but what about those first questions? Dr. Brad Harris researched the impact those seemingly innocent questions have on the outcome.

October 04,  2016
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Bill Cron Honored with 2016 Chancellor’s Award

Dr. Cron was nominated and selected for TCU’s highest honor by his colleagues, to recognize his extraordinary creative teaching and scholarship. 

October 03,  2016
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Athletics, Money and Academics: Green Honors Chair Presentation

Join us September 29 as the TCU Neeley Department of Marketing presents Harvard Professor Doug J. Chung’s research on athletics, revenue and admissions at TCU and other universities.

September 23,  2016
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Mary Uhl-Bien Interviewed by CNBC About CEOs Under Fire

Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien commented on two high-profile Congressional hearings: Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf about the bank’s account scandal, and Mylan CEO Heather Bresch on the huge price hike in EpiPens.

September 22,  2016
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TCU Neeley Partners with Bizness Apps so Students Build Mobile Apps Free

TCU students can prototype their mobile app ideas without having to know code themselves or pay a developer.

September 16,  2016
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Eight Lessons Every Sales Manager Needs to be Successful with a Younger Sales Force

Marketing Professor Bill Moncrief researched how social media is impacting sales and marketing organizations, to help sales managers better understand and take advantage of the changing sales world.

September 07,  2016
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TCU Accounting Meets Capitol Hill

TCU MAc students traveled to Washington D.C. to learn first-hand the role accounting plays in public policy.

September 02,  2016
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TCU Accounting Ranks Top 25 and Top 50 in the Nation

If you’re majoring in accounting or pursuing your Master of Accounting degree at TCU, you’re in one of the top programs in the country.

August 29,  2016
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Funny. Business.

What do you get when you cross improvisational comedy’s “Yes, and…” thinking with business students? Collaboration, creativity and innovation. And maybe a few laughs. 

August 26,  2016
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Changing the Way Leaders Think about Leadership

We’ve spent years teaching business leaders to master age-old concepts of efficiency and control. Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien’s research shows that last century’s models don’t work in today’s complex environments.

August 18,  2016
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TCU Real Estate Team Brings Home the Gold

TCU Neeley students went the distance for a year to win First Place and $50,000 over every school in the country in the Real Confidence™ University Portfolio Challenge. 

August 12,  2016
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Critical Thinking at TCU Neeley: Consider all the Alternatives

People want answers and they want them fast. But we know that success in business and life depends on being intellectually curious, patient, introspective, creative, logical and humble.

July 28,  2016
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TCU Supply Chain Management Graduate Programs Rank 14th in U.S.

TCU Neeley’s graduate programs in supply chain management jumped 10 places to No. 14 in the nation in Gartner’s 2016 ranking.

July 19,  2016
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Teaching Design Thinking: Putting People and Possibilities First

Here’s something to think about. What if we begin with what people want and need, and then design a business, product or service for them? The possibilities for success are endless.

July 18,  2016
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Put the Power of Purple to Work for Your Company: TCU Neeley Executive Education

Advance your career and impact your organization with executive education programs taught by TCU business professors ranked second in the world.

July 13,  2016
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Welcome New Director of Neeley Alumni and Constituent Relations

Laura Gore TCU ’06 ’15 joins TCU Neeley School from TCU Alumni Relations where she was assistant director, to coordinate relationships with Neeley alumni, parents and partners around the world.

June 24,  2016
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Marketing Professors Win Top Honors from American Marketing Association and Academy of Marketing Science

Sarang Sunder and Zach Hall are honored with prestigious awards from international organizations to promote high standards in marketing.

June 21,  2016
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TCU Neeley Mourns Loss of Finance Professor Pete Locke

The Horned Frog family is sad to share that Pete Locke, professor of finance, passed away June 10. He was an inspiring professor and will be greatly missed. 

June 16,  2016
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Advanced IT for Electronic Medical Records Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All

Government standards are too high and the risk of failure is too great if health care providers rush to provide electronic medical records and get it wrong, shows research by Sriram Thirumalai. 

June 06,  2016

New TCU MBAs Jumpstart Their Degree at PreMBA Networking Festival in NYC

Their classes at TCU haven’t even started, but several incoming TCU MBAs couldn’t wait to make important connections at Poets & Quants’ preMBA Networking Festival in New York City.

June 02,  2016
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TCU Neeley Ranks No. 24 in the Nation in Bloomberg Businessweek 2016 Best Undergrad B-Schools

Bloomberg Businessweek announced its latest and last ranking of undergraduate business schools in the nation, and the TCU Neeley School of Business marks its highest achievement at No. 24.  

April 19,  2016
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Kimbell Art Foundation’s Brenda Cline Awarded Bob Bolen Civic Leadership Award

Cline, CFO of the Kimbell Art Foundation and a TCU Trustee, was honored for her service and contributions to the community with the TCU Neeley School’s special award.

April 13,  2016
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InterWallet from Loyola Marymount Wins TCU’s 2016 Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition

InterWallet terminals are a bill payment/money transfer option without expensive banking fees, for lower-income people. The plan won first place and $25,000 out of undergrad teams from 47 universities. 

April 11,  2016
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TCU E-ship Students Help Choose Fort Worth Small Business of the Year

Each year, TCU students team with local professionals to select the successful small businesses honored by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.  

March 29,  2016
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TCU MBAs Take First Prize and $15,000 at ACG Cup Case Competition

TCU’s stellar finance MBAs won again this year, for back-to-back wins in the Association for Corporate Growth’s Texas-wide competition.

March 23,  2016
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Big Data and the Internet of Things are Hot Topics at TCU Supply Chain Conference April 19-20

How will Big Data and IoT innovate the supply chain of the future? Find out from expert speakers and panelists at this two-day conference at TCU.

March 14,  2016
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Students Around the World Ready to Make a Profit While Making a Difference

TCU’s Values and Ventures Competition April 8-9 invites students from 49 universities to prove how they can combine a profitable idea with doing something meaningful.

March 11,  2016
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TCU PPA Grads Rank First in Texas for CPA Exam Pass Rate

TCU Professional Program in Accounting ranks number one among UT, Baylor, SMU, A&M, UTA, UNT, ACU and UTD for students’ success rate passing the Uniform CPA Exam for the July-December 2015 testing period. 

March 09,  2016
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TCU Finance Students Take First Prize in Portfolio Managers Competition

The TCU Educational Investment Fund, managed entirely by students, was judged the best in the southwest in a competition sponsored by CFA societies.

March 02,  2016
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Swaminathan Kalpathy Featured in Bloomberg Business

To say [CEO] performance-based pay is irretrievably bad “seems like a pretty blanket statement,” TCU Finance Professor Kalpathy says.

March 01,  2016
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SCM World Ranks TCU Neeley School 13 in the U.S. and 17 in the World for Supply Chain

Supply chain professionals on five continents were asked to name their top universities as a marker of supply chain talent.

February 22,  2016
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TCU MBAs Take First, Third and Fifth in Case Competitions

Teams of Horned Frogs are winning top spots in MBA academic competitions showcasing the power of purple. 

February 17,  2016
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Professor Michael Hitt Featured in the Prestigious Thomson Reuters 2015 List of Highly Cited Researchers

Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated that their work is central to current, ongoing research across the range of scholarly advancement, and that they are the ones to watch.

February 12,  2016
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Announcing the TCU Health Care MBA

The TCU Health Care MBA provides in-depth, well-rounded knowledge to help health care professionals improve customer satisfaction, create better outcomes and lower the cost of services.

February 10,  2016
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TCU MBA and EMBA Rank Top Tier Globally in CEO Magazine

When it comes to exceptional quality and great ROI, the TCU MBA and EMBA rank in the top tier of business schools across North America, Europe and Australia in CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Ranking 2016.

February 08,  2016
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2020 Vision: Forging a Clear Path to the Future

The future is closer than we think. We don’t need a crystal ball to peer into the year 2020 to see the possibilities that will impact the way we live, learn and work.

February 04,  2016
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Synchrony Preference: Why Some People Go with the Flow, and Some Don’t

Some people work quickly. Some don’t. Some hate interruptions. Others welcome them. Management Professor Abbie Shipp has a way to measure your willingness to adapt your pace to your team.

February 03,  2016
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TCU MBA Student Partners with TCU Design Students for New Biz Idea

When Nick Fender needed designs for his app idea, he looked in his own backyard to the TCU Department of Graphic Design. Students Jessie Edwards and Brooke Davis proved more than worthy for the job. 

January 18,  2016
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Announcing TCU’s newest Entrepreneur-in-Residence: Four Day Weekend Improv

Four Day Weekend’s “Yes, and” philosophy will help students identify opportunities, inspire creativity, create positive outcomes, build on ideas and nurture innovation, all important lessons for any business.

January 14,  2016
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TCU Neeley Faculty Members Receive High TCU Honors

Morgan Swink, Suzanne Carter and Eric Yorkston have been singled out with high honors for their contributions to the fields of supply chain, strategic management and marketing.

January 11,  2016
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Congratulations 2015 TCU MBA Graduates

After countless hours studying, writing and presenting, most while also holding down full-time jobs, TCU MBA students received their Masters’ hoods at a special ceremony for family and friends prior to commencement.

January 11,  2016
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Michael Sherrod featured in Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Miami Herald

“[Blue Bell] is still a great investment, now, for his children and grandchildren. It’s a brand that he’s always believed is valuable to Texas and valuable to keep in Texas,” Sherrod says of Fort Worth billionaire Sid Bass.

January 05,  2016