The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

2100 Speedway, Austin, 78712, TX, US

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The McCombs School is one of the largest and most distinguished top-tier business schools in the country. Our faculty members are ranked the 5th most productive researchers in the world, and they are ranked No. 3 Best Professors by Princeton Review.

The Texas BBA program is ranked 6th by Bloomberg Businessweek, and McCombs has more top-10 undergraduate specializations than any school except Wharton (Univ. of Pennsylvania). The Texas MBA program is ranked No. 15 by U.S. News and World Report. The accounting program is ranked No. 1 in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs.

McCombs educates more than 12,000 students each year, creating one of the largest cumulative impacts of any business school in the world. About 2,000 professionals also participate each year in programs designed for working executives and their firms. These Texas Executive Education programs are held in our first-class AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

The school has strong areas of focus including entrepreneurship, energy and sustainability, ethics, public policy, healthcare management, real estate finance, technology management and commercialization, investment, and management consulting.

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Experts (82)

Prabhudev Konana

Prabhudev Konana

Professor and Chair, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Analyzing the value of social networks, global sourcing, and the business value of IT

Process Improvement Operations Research Virtual Communities Emerging Economies Outsourcing E-Commerce E-Business Online Investing Technology Adoption Third-Party Customer Reviews Online Networks Real-Time Systems Data Systems Electronic Brockerage Information Systems Data Communications Social Network Analysis

Gaylen Paulson

Gaylen Paulson

Associate Dean & Director, Texas Executive Education Program

Negotiation tactics, workplace behavior, and interpersonal communication

Negotiation Decision Making Business Ethics Business Communications Dispute Resolution Organizational Behavior Interpersonal Communication Management and Motivation Innovation Conflict Management

Lillian Mills

Lillian Mills

Chair, Department of Accounting

Former PwC senior manager with expertise in tax compliance, effective tax rates, and income tax issues

Tax Law International Taxation Financial Reporting Accounting Regulation and Liability Financial Accounting and Audits Capital Structure and Taxation Effective Tax Rates Earnings Management

Kate Mackie

Kate Mackie

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Understanding marketing strategy and marketing management

Marketing Strategy Customer Insight

Eric Hirst

Eric Hirst

Senior Associate Dean, King Ranch Chair for Business Leadership, and John Arch White Professor in Business

Financial accounting and reporting, investor and auditor judgment, and decision theory. Graduate business education.

Financial Statement Analysis Judgement and Decision Making Financial Accounting Auditing Earnings Forecasts Fasb Rules Financial Disclosure Financial Reporting Investor and Auditor Judgment Decision Theory Investor and Security Analyst Judgment Graduate Business Education Mba and Executive Mba Security Analysis

Shuping Chen

Shuping Chen

Professor, Department of Accounting

Specializing in financial analytics, firm value, management disclosure and ownership structure.

Corporate Disclosure Practice and Financial Reporting Quality The Impact of Ownership Structure On Disclosure and Financial and Tax Reporting Bank Financial Reporting Analysts' Research Output

Jonathan Cohn

Jonathan Cohn

Associate Professor, Department of Finance

Understanding corporate governance and financial market regulation

Corporate Governance Corporate Taxation Individual Taxation Incentives and Performance Evaluation Private Equity Financial Market Regulation Capital Structure and Non-Financial Stakeholders

Sheridan Titman

Sheridan Titman

Professor, Department of Finance

Investments, corporate finance, banking, and real estate and energy finance

Financial Management Corporate Finance Financial Markets Energy Finance Oil and Gas Pricing Real Estate Investment Risk Management Stock Market and Investors Energy Innovation Derivatives

Michael H. Granof

Michael H. Granof

Professor, Department of Accounting

Government and not-for-profit budgeting and accounting, tax policy, and entitlements

Government and Non-Profit Accounting Public Accounting Regulation and Policy Public Entitlement Programs Social Security Government Budgeting Governmental Accounting Standards Federal Accounting Standards Public Accounting Tax and Budget Policy Government Audits

Kristie Loescher

Kristie Loescher

Senior Lecturer, Department of Management

Focusing on ethical education, organizational ethics, communication, change management and diversity management.

Healthcare Management Healthcare Innovation Service Industries Diversity Management Organizational Ethics Human Resources Management Business Communications Decision Making Ethical Education Personnel Management Change Management & Strategic Planning Data Analysis and Data Mining Healthcare Industry

Industry Experience (10)

  • Research
  • Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Management Consulting
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Energy
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Market Research