Director of Graduate Studies, College of Business and Economics

College of Business & Economics
Department of Management
Office Location: ST 706
Phone: (323) 343 2897 Email:


Steve McGuire is Professor of Management and Director of Graduate Studies for the College of Business and Economics.

Steve is a recipient of both the College of Business & Economics Outstanding Teacher Award and the University Outstanding Professor Award, as well as a Faculty Mentor Award for his work with students to complete, present and publish research. He 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.  He 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.


Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Human Resource Management, and General Management.


Ph.D. Business Administration

  • The George Washington University
    Washington, DC

Master of Buiness Adminstration

  • IESE Business School
    Barcelona, Spain