Think about basic economics — when you specialize in one skill and your neighbor specializes in another, you’re both better off when you collaborate and trade amongst each other, rather than relying on your own advantages.
Articles tagged ‘Duane Ireland’
Three Mays faculty members and a business school instructor were among 24 members of Texas A&M’s faculty and staff to be honored with 2012 Distinguished Achievement Awards.
Bootlegged concert recordings, undocumented immigrants building houses in the U.S., New York City street vendors selling designer knock-offs—these are examples of a largely unexamined economic activity, the informal economy. These economic activities are considered illegal yet still viewed as socially acceptable or legitimate by some substantial segment of society.
Distinguished Professor of Management R. Duane Ireland, Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership, has recently been named a Fellow of the Strategic Management Society. Election to the Fellows group recognizes and honors members of the society who have made significant contributions to the theory and practice of strategic management.
From the significance of a job candidate’s handshake, to team dynamics and top management effectiveness, to personality indicators and employee turnover, Murray Barrick’s research provides insight into the situational and personal antecedents to success at work. In recognition of his 22 years of leadership through management scholarship, Barrick has recently been singled out for praise by the Academy of Management as well as Texas A&M University.
Texas A&M University Distinguished Professor of Management and Carroll and Dorothy Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership R. Duane Ireland has been elected to an officer position on the board of governors of the Academy of Management.
Brett Anitra Gilbert, assistant professor of management at Mays Business School, has been chosen as one of five recipients of the annual Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research. The fellowship will provide Texas A&M with a grant of $50,000 over two years to support Gilbert’s research activities.
A recent PhD graduate and three professors from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University have been recognized for a paper they presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) in Madrid, Spain, June 7-9, 2007.
Mays Business School has long been known for the quality of its management research, but the stakes just got higher: the management department now houses two more top-rated academic journals and a new entrepreneurship journal.
It’s hard to match Harvard’s pace in any field, but when it comes to productivity in the top management research journals, Mays’ management faculty has done just that.