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Management Department

The Management Department offers rich academic programs and advances knowledge about people and processes in organizations. It prepares students for leadership roles in human resource, operations, and general management, enabling them to acquire the skills and competencies needed to succeed in a variety of organizations and industries. Management faculty are committed to student success by providing outstanding instruction, opportunities for experiential learning, and mentoring that focus on professional and personal fulfillment. They are also thought leaders who are advancing management theory and practice.

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The ‘glass cliff’ puts women in power during crisis — often without support

The ‘glass cliff’ puts women in power during crisis — often without support

It's called the "glass cliff." It's the phenomenon of women in leadership roles — CEOs or political figures — who are far more likely to ascend to leadership roles during a crisis, when the risk of failure is highest.

'Think Crisis, Think Female': Why Theresa May is a Classic Example of the Glass Cliff

'Think Crisis, Think Female': Why Theresa May is a Classic Example of the Glass Cliff

Alison Cook, a professor of management at Utah State University is co-author of a study that looked closely at every female CEO ever appointed to a Fortune 500 company through to 2014: 52. What Cook and her research partner, sociologist Christy Glass, fou...

Management Faculty and Students Win Teaching Award

Management Faculty and Students Win Teaching Award

A teaching case written by Professor Mike Dixon and graduate students Luis Armenta and Justin Canova was recognized as the 2018 Best Teaching Case by the Decision Sciences Institute. The case ‘America First Credit Union: High-Quality Transactions and Custo...