Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Thomas Dalziel

Exec. Director UC Center for Entrepreneurship, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Strategic Management
Professional Summary
Thomas Dalziel
Dr. Dalziel is an experienced manager, management consultant, and entrepreneur who has served in over 40 industries and 13 countries with a strong track record of improving the performance of emerging and established businesses with revenues up to $6 billion. He has founded several small businesses and a nonprofit society. He has conducted leading-edge research on boards and top executives, corporate governance, IPOs, and strategic management resulting in dozens of presentations to business leaders and scholars in the US, Canada, and Europe, 2 Best Paper awards, and 20+ articles/chapters/conference papers. He has motivated, challenged, and accelerated the success of hundreds of entrepreneurs, executives, and graduate and undergraduate students.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
504 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-7176
Fax:
513-556-5499
Teaching Interest
  • Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management
Research Interest
  • Advisory Boards, Boards of Directors, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance, Innovation, IPOs, Start-ups, Top Management Teams
Organization:
Center for Entrepreneurship Education & Research
Title:
Executive Director
Organization:
UC Small Business Institute
Title:
Consulting Engagement Supervisor
Organization:
Arizona State University
Title:
Research Associate & Instructor
End Date:
2005-12-31
Organization:
Title:
Entrepreneur & Management Consultant
End Date:
2001-12-31
Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program Mentor Award
Year Received:
2013
Organization:
National Small Business Institute
Name:
3rd Place Specialized UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor
Year Received:
2012
Organization:
Freedoms Foundation
Name:
Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education
Year Received:
2012
Organization:
National Small Business Institute
Name:
1st Place Overall UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor
Year Received:
2011
Organization:
National Small Business Institute
Name:
1st Place Specialized UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor
Year Received:
2011
Name:
Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee
Year Received:
2011
Organization:
UC College of Business
Name:
Westerbeck Graduate Award Teaching Nominee
Year Received:
2011
Organization:
National Small Business Institute
Name:
1st Place Specialized UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor
Year Received:
2010
Name:
Harold J. Grilliott Award for Undergraduate Teaching & Service Nominee
Year Received:
2010
Name:
Michael L. Dean EXCEL GraduateTeaching Award Nominee
Year Received:
2010
Name:
Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee
Year Received:
2010
Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Senior Class Teaching Award
Year Received:
2010
Organization:
UC College of Business
Name:
Westerbeck Graduate Award Teaching Nominee
Year Received:
2010
Organization:
National Small Business Institute
Name:
2nd Place Comprehensive UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor
Year Received:
2009
Name:
Harold J. Grilliott Award for Undergraduate Teaching & Service Nominee
Year Received:
2009
Organization:
Kauffman Foundation
Name:
Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research Nominee
Year Received:
2009
Name:
Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee
Year Received:
2009
Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Senior Class Teaching Award
Year Received:
2009
Name:
Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee
Year Received:
2008
Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Senior Class Teaching Award
Year Received:
2008
Organization:
OMT Division, Academy of Management
Name:
Best Paper Award
Year Received:
2007
Organization:
Strategic Management Society Special Conference
Name:
Best Paper Award
Year Received:
2007
Organization:
BPS Division, Academy of Management
Name:
Best Reviewer Award
Year Received:
2007
Name:
Harold J. Grilliott Award for Undergraduate Teaching & Service Nominee
Year Received:
2007
Name:
Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Recipient
Year Received:
2007
Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Senior Class Teaching Award
Year Received:
2007
Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Senior Class Teaching Award
Year Received:
2006
Organization:
ENT Division, Academy of Management
Name:
Best Reviewer Award
Year Received:
2004
Organization:
W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Major:
Business Administration
Dissertation:
The influence of boards and top management teams on corporate entrepreneurship
Completed:
2005
Degree:
Ph D
Organization:
Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
Completed:
2000
Degree:
MBA
Organization:
University of Lethbridge
Completed:
1997
Degree:
BA
Organization:
University of Lethbridge
Completed:
1997
Degree:
Other
Published Contributions
Title:
Who do start-up firms imitate? A study of new market entries in the CLEC industry
Page(s):
525-538
Author(s):
Dalziel, Tom
Year Published:
2013
Publisher:
Journal of Small Business Management
Title:
Escalation of commitment in private family business: The effect of outside board members
Page(s):
18-27
Author(s):
Woods, Jeremy
Dalziel, Tom
Barton, Sid
Year Published:
2012
Publisher:
Journal of Family Business Strategy
Publicly available:
Yes
Title:
An Integrated Agency-Resource Dependence View of the Influence of Directors' Human and Relational Capital on Firms' R&D Spending
Author(s):
Dalziel, Tom
Gentry, Richard
Bowerman, Michael
Year Published:
2011
Publisher:
Journal of Management Studies
Publicly available:
Yes
Title:
Governing Top Managers: Board Control, Social Categorization, and Their Unintended Influences on Discretionary Behaviors
Page(s):
295-310
Author(s):
Knapp, Joshua
Dalziel, Tom
Lewis, Marianne
Year Published:
2011
Publisher:
Corporate Governance: An International Review
Publicly available:
Yes
Title:
Principal Costs in Initial Public Offerings
Page(s):
1346-1364
Author(s):
Dalziel, Tom
White, R.
Arthurs, J.
Year Published:
2011
Publisher:
Journal of Managemnet Studies
Title:
Initially Distracted: The Influence of Boards on Agency Costs in Initial Public Offering (IPO) Firms
Author(s):
Dalziel, Tom
White, R
Arthurs, J.
Hoskisson, R.
Year Published:
2010
Publisher:
New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship: Recognizing, Seizing, and Executing
Publicly available:
Yes
Title:
Agency Theory and the Effects of Cognitive Social Categorization
Author(s):
Dalziel, Tom
Knapp, Joshua
Year Published:
2007
Publisher:
Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings
Publicly available:
Yes
Title:
Boards of Directors and Firm Performance: Integrating Agency and Resource-Dependence Perspectives
Page(s):
383-396
Author(s):
Hillman, A
Dalziel, Tom
Year Published:
2003
Publisher:
Academy of Management Review
Publicly available:
Yes
Title:
• Decision Making in Family Firms: The Impact of Outside Advisors on Escalation of Commitment
Organization:
International Family Enterprise Research Academy
Location:
Palermo (Sicily), Italy
Year:
2011
Title:
Is committee selection an intelligent process? Committee experience and prior function fulfillment as antecedents of board appointments.
Location:
Rome, Italy
Year:
2010
Location:
Chicago
Year:
2009
Title:
Distractions, monitoring, and agency costs in the initial public offering
Location:
Babson
Year:
2009
Title:
Can Governance Mechanisms Interfere with Corporate Elites' Fiduciary Duties? The Case of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
Location:
Cologne, Germany
Year:
2008
Title:
Agency theory and the effects of cognitive social
Location:
Philadelphia
Year:
2007
Title:
The influence of TMT human and social
Location:
Philadelphia
Year:
2007
Title:
Too many masters? How governance mechanisms promote the wrong behaviors by agents in IPOs
Location:
Catania, Italy
Year:
2007
Title:
Directing entrepreneurship in corporations
Location:
Atlanta
Year:
2006
Title:
Leading transaction costs out? The influence of CEO leadership style on
Location:
Atlanta
Year:
2006
Title:
The influence of TMT human and social
Location:
Amsterdam
Year:
2006
Title:
The influence of boards and top management teams on corporate
Location:
Orlando
Year:
2005
Title:
The role of the board of directors in a firm’s
Location:
Seattle
Year:
2003
Title:
Boards of directors and firm performance: Integrating
Location:
Denver
Year:
2002