Faculty

Shankar, Ireland and Hitt among most highly cited researchers

By • June 30th, 2014 • Category: Faculty, Staff

Mays Business School professors Venkatesh Shankar, Duane Ireland and Mike Hitt have been recognized among the most frequently cited economics and business researchers. All three were selected as 2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers. Inclusion on the list is based on having the most articles cited in the top 1 percent of their field between […]



McDaniel given SEC 2014 Faculty Achievement Award

By • April 10th, 2014 • Category: Faculty

Stephen McDaniel ’71, professor of Marketing at Mays Business School, is Texas A&M University’s recipient of the SEC 2014 Faculty Achievement Award. The recipients from all 14 SEC university members were announced by the league office Wednesday. The annual awards recognize faculty members who demonstrate outstanding records of teaching, research and scholarship. To be eligible […]



First Mays Lifetime Achievement Award given to Mike Hitt

By • March 28th, 2014 • Category: Faculty, Research Notes, Texas A&M

Mays Business School’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award for Research and Scholarship was awarded to Michael A. Hitt, a University Distinguished and Joe B. Foster ’56 Chair in Business Leadership.



Mays undergraduate accounting program ranks 6th among U.S. public schools

By • January 31st, 2014 • Category: Departments, Faculty, Programs, Students, Texas A&M

The undergraduate accounting program at Mays Business School ranked 6th among U.S. public schools and 11th overall in the nation in the most recent analysis by The Accounting Degree Review, the leading accounting education website.



2013 Retailing Summit brings the basics to the forefront

By • November 14th, 2013 • Category: Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, Texas A&M

Change. Engagement. Values. Passion. Omni-channel. These themes emerged prominently from the 2013 Retailing Summit recently hosted by Texas A&M University’s Center for Retailing Studies at Mays Business School.



Three Days to Glory: Program Gives Aspiring Entrepreneurs a Chance to Shine

By • October 11th, 2013 • Category: Centers, Faculty, Programs, Staff, Students, Texas A&M

Students from across the Texas A&M campus will have the opportunity to see if they have what it takes to form their own tech-based company. The catch: they only have three days.



Lead with confidence: MBA programs prepare students for success

By • July 25th, 2013 • Category: Departments, Faculty, Programs

In business, technical knowledge is critical. But to effectively lead, students need to also be experts in communications, leadership, problem-solving and team building. The course work in Mays’ MBA programs provides leadership training by placing students in the role of decision makers during case analyses, team projects and class discussion. By building leadership concepts and experiences into the core courses, the program combines foundational business knowledge with strategies for influencing, motivating, guiding and supporting others in achieving a common purpose.



Connie Weaver lets her hair down

By • July 25th, 2013 • Category: Faculty

Connie Weaver is a KPMG Professor in accounting and a Mays Fellow. She is also a recipient of the 2010 David and Denise Baggett Teaching Award and the 2006 American Taxation Association/Deloitte Teaching Innovations Award.



Exploring dream teams without bosses

By • June 25th, 2013 • Category: Faculty, Texas A&M

Stephen Courtright is helping the terms “self-leadership” and “boss-less offices” become household phrases. The assistant professor of management joined a panel on Huffington Post (HuffPost Live) to discuss whether jobs without the traditional hierarchy can survive.



Despite regulations, financial analysts say private calls with executives are essential

By • May 16th, 2013 • Category: Faculty, Research Notes, Texas A&M

A new study of 365 sell-side financial analysts shows that private phone calls with managers remain an essential source of analysts’ earnings forecasts and stock recommendations – even in light of regulations limiting businesses’ selective disclosure of financial information.