I am pleased to announce that Dr. Steve McGuire has been appointed as the Director of Graduate Studies in the College of Business & Economics effective Fall 2016. Dr. McGuire, Professor of Management at California State University, Los Angeles, brings a wealth of knowledge to our MBA and other graduate programs, having previously served as Coordinator of the Healthcare Management program, and Graduate Advisor in the College of Business & Economics.
Dr. McGuire is a recipient of both the College of Business & Economics Outstanding Teacher Award and the University Outstanding Professor Award. He won a Faculty Mentor Award in recognition of his work with numerous students to complete, present and publish research. Dr. McGuire previously taught at Georgetown University, Catholic University of Portugal, Moscow University Touro, American University in Bulgaria, and The George Washington University, where he was awarded the Bender Prize for Teaching Excellence. Dr. McGuire earned a BA from Providence College, an MBA from IESE Business School (Barcelona), and a Ph.D. from The George Washington University. He also studied at the Sorbonne (Paris), University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal), and Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven).
Steve is a former partner of the Hay Group, where he worked as a management consultant for major organizations in 23 countries, CEO of Hay Group Portugal, and Director, International Business Group. He is the author of Managing Organizational Change as well as several research articles and case studies, and the editor of the Journal of Case Research and Inquiry.