Agile Strategic Thinking


Suzanne M. Carter, Ph. D., is the Executive Director of TCU’s Executive MBA program. Currently on faculty at TCU’s Neeley School of Business as Professor of Professional Practice in Strategy within the Management, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Department, Dr. Carter teaches strategy courses at the EMBA, MBA and undergraduate levels. She has also been faculty on global study abroad courses in China, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Panama. Her research focuses on strategic leadership, top management teams and corporate reputation.
Dr. Carter received her M.B.A. and Ph. D. in strategic management from the University of Texas at Austin and her B.S. in accounting from the University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana. She previously served on the faculty of the University of Notre Dame as an assistant professor and as an assistant instructor at the University of Texas at Austin.
Founding principal of Carter & Associates, ( she has consulted with many organizations and boards of directors regarding vision and strategic direction. She also taught classes and conducted workshops on innovative social enterprise strategies to encourage sustainable business models in the non-profit sector.
Dr. Carter has published numerous articles and book chapters in such business publications as the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Journal of Business Ethics and Corporate Reputation Review. Currently on the editorial board of Corporate Reputation Review she continues to research within the reputation and strategic leadership areas.