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One Week to Build a Business. Let the Games Begin!

For the final week of the semester, TCU MBAs must build a business, finance it, supply the product, manage employees, market it and make it financially sound.

December 15,  2017
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Meet Your Newest TCU Neeley Professors

TCU Neeley welcomes nine new faculty members who deepen our academic experience with excellent teaching, research and professional experience.

December 12,  2017
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Undergrad Alumni Endorse TCU Neeley for Academics, Mentoring and Preparation

Who better to trust for a candid opinion of their business school than recent alumni? Ours put TCU Neeley second in the nation as recommended to friends in the 2017 Poets&Quants undergrad B-school ranking.

December 08,  2017
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Better Health Care? How the Affordable Care Act Affected Physician-Owned Hospitals

The ACA imposed restrictions on physician-owned hospitals to improve quality of care. Elizabeth Plummer, professor of accounting, and Bill Wempe, associate professor of accounting, researched those hospitals to see if the restrictions worked.

November 30,  2017
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Neeley & Associates MBAs Stand and Deliver as Paid Consultants for Major Corporations

As members of Neeley & Associates, first-year TCU MBAs undertake consulting projects for corporate clients who pay a significant fee for the work – and get impactful results.

November 27,  2017
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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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TCU Supply Chain Students Win at Michigan State Challenge

In a nail-bitingly close competition, TCU supply chain majors Carly Boobar, Kat Law, Mark Alar and Kris Kutch took second place out of 15 teams from universities across the country.

November 09,  2017
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TCU MBA Ranks Top 10 Best Administered MBA Program in the Nation by Princeton Review

Where is the best place to earn a Master of Business Administration degree? How about one of the top 10 Best Administered MBA programs in the United States?

November 07,  2017
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Two Years in a Row! TCU Accounting Students Take First in Grant Thornton Competition

For a major repeat, another all-star team of TCU Neeley accounting students brought home the trophy and $7,500 in the DFW Metroplex accounting competition.

November 02,  2017
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PepsiCo Awards $15,000 to Winning MBA Students at TCU Neeley Case Competition

MBA students from across the country came to TCU Oct. 27-28 with crisp, smooth, refreshing ideas for PepsiCo in the third annual MBA business case competition.

October 31,  2017
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TCU MBA Ranks No. 2 in the World for Faculty Quality, Top 5 Four Years in a Row

When it comes to the world’s best MBA professors, TCU MBA professors are second to, well, only one.

October 26,  2017
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MBA Students Across the Country Come to TCU for PepsiCo Case Competition Oct. 27-28

Eight teams of students, each team member from a different school, will put their best MBA skills to the test for PepsiCo judges.

October 23,  2017
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Business Information Systems Seniors Work on Projects for Impressive Companies

Each team creates a contract, charter, project scope, stakeholder analysis and requirements analysis, and then delivers a high-level implementation plan to leading execs.

October 20,  2017
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TCU Master of Accounting Celebrates 20-year Anniversary

TCU MAc students, alumni and faculty members celebrated with a TCU football tailgate to mark the 20th anniversary of the Master of Accounting program.

October 17,  2017
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Welcome New Associate Dean of Graduate Programs David Allen

Dr. Allen, editor of the Journal of Management, joins TCU Neeley to oversee all graduate programs and executive education.

October 10,  2017
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Cowtown Angels Fellows: Real Money. Real Companies. Real Investors.

TCU MBAs learn what it takes to be an angel investor who directly impacts the success of local entrepreneurs and their early-stage companies.

September 26,  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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TCU Neeley Students Are “Awestruck” During Visit to China

TCU Neeley offers Study Abroad programs for students to visit countries around the world, including China, which students said was “amazing,” “eye-opening” and “helped me gain a new perspective.”

September 18,  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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Two Neeley Professors Honored as Fulbright Faculty Scholars

Management Professor Garry Bruton and Marketing Professor Minakshi Trivedi received prestigious Fulbright awards for their global research and teaching.

September 12,  2017
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Entrepreneurship and Investing: A Marriage Made in B-School

When students who need funds to finance a business plan meet with students who hold the purse strings of the Shaddock Venture Capital Fund, the result is experience they can’t get anywhere else.

September 07,  2017
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TCU Supply Chain Graduate Program is No. 2 in the Nation

The TCU Neeley School of Business is ranked second in the United States for graduate supply chain education and the highest ranked business school in Texas.

August 30,  2017
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The Future is Underway at the TCU Neeley School of Business

Construction activity began over the summer as Dan D. Rogers Hall came down to make room for a more contemporary, collaborative, motivating building complex.

August 24,  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
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Mary Uhl-Bien Interviewed on CNBC About CEOs Leaving the President’s Business Councils

“This is a seriously lost opportunity,” said Management Professor Mary Uhl-Bien, discussing the departure of corporate leaders from President Trump’s business councils.

August 17,  2017
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Executives: Add TCU Expertise to Your Skills and Strategies

Come back to school for a few days and walk away with tools, skills and knowledge to solve challenges, adapt your thinking and deliver results with greater success for you and your organization.

August 03,  2017
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Three Reasons Salespeople Leave, and How to Prevent It

Losing an up-and-coming salesperson? It might be due to their coworkers as much as their performance. Research by Sarang Sunder, assistant professor of marketing, shows how you can predict when and why salespeople quit.

July 26,  2017
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Values and Ventures Honored with Innovative Achievement Award

What’s better than a competition that rewards students for businesses ideas that make a difference in the lives of others? Winning an award for it.

July 18,  2017
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Nancy Nix Honored with Distinguished Service Award by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Nix founded the Center for Supply Chain Innovation and served as executive director of the Executive MBA program before her retirement from TCU.

July 11,  2017
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Maximizing Customer Value Goes Beyond Delivering a Great Product

In the competition for customers, companies pull ahead by attaining levels of customer satisfaction exceeding that of competitors, and that means having a strategically designed, trained and supported sales force.

June 27,  2017
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Peggy Conway featured in U.S. News & World Report

Conway, director of MBA admissions at TCU Neeley, talks about that crucial component of the MBA admissions process: the interview. 

May 30,  2017
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Neeley Students Honored for Outstanding Achievements

Congratulations to our exceptional undergraduate business students who were honored for superior academics and leadership accomplishments.

May 17,  2017
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Congratulations 2017 TCU Neeley Graduate Students

The 2017 TCU MBA, MAc and MS SCM graduates beamed with pride and accomplishment as they received their masters’ degree regalia in front of cheering families and friends.

May 15,  2017
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Leaders Heed the Call of Their Community

Throughout their junior year, students in the BNSF Neeley Leadership program undertake important projects that have a meaningful impact on the community. 

May 04,  2017
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TCU Neeley School of Business Awards $79,700 to Student Entrepreneurs in the 2017 Values and Ventures® Competition

The top 18 student teams out of 51 universities won cash and in-kind prizes in the unique competition that rewards plans for businesses that make a profit while making a difference. 

April 24,  2017
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TCU’s Values and Ventures Competition Rewards Students Who Have a Head for Business and Heart for Humanity

Some people think business is just about making money, but a lot of college students want to make a difference while making a profit. They’re coming to TCU April 21-22 to show us how. 

April 17,  2017
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TCU MBAs Take Honors at Finance Case Competition

The TCU MBA team took on eight other Texas universities in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup competition, to earn an impressive $7,500 for second place. 

April 13,  2017
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Neeley Seniors Make Poets & Quants´ Best and Brightest Business Majors 2017

Adam Beasley and Zach Miller are featured in a list that honors 100 of the most accomplished seniors majoring in business in the U.S.

April 11,  2017
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Accounting for the Heart of the Matter

When TCU Neeley accounting students work on projects for local nonprofit agencies, it adds up to a win for everyone.

April 06,  2017
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TCU Neeley is a Top Business School for Research in Premier Journals

In the Top 100 Business School Research Rankings, TCU Neeley stands out against schools of all sizes across the U.S. and Texas for the amount of research published in top journals. 

March 28,  2017
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Larry Lockwood’s Investment Advice Featured in US News & World Report

Dr. Larry Lockwood said there is no substitute for hard work and intellect when it comes to pursuing wealth through the stock market.

March 23,  2017

FASB and GASB Hire a Record Three TCU MAc Students

Out of accounting students from across the country, three TCU Neeley Master of Accounting students were selected to the prestigious positions of postgraduate technical assistants. 

March 22,  2017
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How Do Financial Professionals Evaluate Hybrid Financial Instruments?

Experienced finance professionals, tasked with making credit-related judgments, vary significantly in deciding which features of hybrid securities are important in determining debt versus equity.

March 15,  2017
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Score! TCU MBAs Win First Place in MIT Sloan First Pitch Sports Competition

Their creative virtual-reality approach to a major sports organization’s audience challenge set them up for a perfect goal to win the day.

March 06,  2017
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Business as a Force for Good: Making Bad Guys Good Again (Part 2)

“We are helping people who are invested in making themselves better for society and their families,” Michele Gagne EMBA ’03 said of her volunteer work with the Prison Entrepreneurship Program.

March 03,  2017
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Where Business Savvy Meets Social Responsibility

Kamryn Schropp went to Ethiopia for her summer internship to work with people who are passionate about alleviating the conditions of poverty. “I met people who use business as a means to do good.”

February 22,  2017
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TCU Neeley Hosts Graduate Supply Chain Case Competition

Supply chain executives got a first-hand look at top graduate students from 12 universities, including TCU Neeley, as they competed in the first annual MBA/MS Invitational Supply Chain Case Competition.

February 21,  2017
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Business as a Force for Good: Making Bad Guys Good Again

On a sunlit Saturday, TCU Neeley seniors boldly walked into prison. They spent six hours in windowless cement-block rooms sharing their business knowledge with men eager to change their ways. 

February 16,  2017
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TCU Accounting Grads Rank First in Texas for CPA Exam Pass Rate

Halfway through the 2016-17 school year, TCU Neeley is in first place among Texas accounting BBA and master’s graduates taking and passing the CPA exam. 

February 06,  2017
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Apply Now for TCU Health Care MBA, Energy MBA, Professional MBA and MS Supply Chain

Want to get ahead in your career? TCU Neeley offers several opportunities for fulltime professionals to earn an advanced business degree with evening classes. 

January 30,  2017
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Tom and Marilyn Sumner Make $5.5 Million Gift Commitment to TCU Neeley

Tom Sumner BBA ’67 MBA ’68, a leading Houston business executive and TCU trustee, and Marilyn TCU ’68, have made a significant leadership gift to support the planned expansion of TCU Neeley.

January 23,  2017
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Jobs Are Waiting for All TCU Master of Accounting Students in May

All 61 of the TCU MAc students graduating in May have signed full-time job offers as of December 2016.

January 19,  2017
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TCU Neeley Ranks 18 in the World and First in Texas for Supply Chain

Supply chain is one of the most vital, innovative, fastest-growing fields in business, and TCU Neeley is among the best in the world at delivering supply chain talent. 

January 12,  2017
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Do Customers Prefer a Powerful CEO?

In some countries, customers view CEO power as a positive rather than a negative, according to research by Management Professors Ryan Krause and Garry Bruton.

January 09,  2017