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Eric J . Neuman, PhD

Associate Dean, Operations & Graduate Programs

Associate Professor

Eric Neuman

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Heider College of Business
Marketing & Management - Business
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Business Administration MBA (Master's)
Finance (Master's)
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Eric J . Neuman, PhD

Associate Dean, Operations & Graduate Programs

Associate Professor

Eric J. Neuman, Ph.D., is Associate Dean for Operations & Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Management at the Heider College of Business. He teaches the strategic management capstone course in the B.S.B.A. and M.B.A. programs and formerly taught the behavioral research methods course in the D.B.A. program.  Eric has been voted Faculty of the Year by the graduating senior class at the Heider College of Business and Professor of the Year by the Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society.  Eric joined Creighton in 2015 after seven years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he taught management courses in the undergraduate, M.B.A., Executive M.B.A., and Ph.D. programs. Eric holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame, an M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the University of Michigan. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Eric worked five years as a software engineer.

Eric conducts research in a variety of areas. He has presented his findings at conferences around the world and has published papers in Social Networks, Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, Journal of Management Inquiry, Advances in Strategic Management, Annals of Social Responsibility, Managerial Decision and Economics, and Journal of Education for Business. His research has won Best Paper Awards at the International Association of Conflict Management and the Academy of Management’s Conflict Management division. He was formerly an Associate Editor at Negotiation and Conflict Management Research.

Eric resides in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife and four children. As a native Iowan, the only thing bad he can say about Omaha is that it’s on the wrong side of the Missouri River.

Department

Marketing and Management

Position

Associate Professor

Articles

  • Journal of Education for Business
    , Neuman, E. J., & Briggs, K. 2022. 'Geographical location and its impact on demand for online MBA programs.' 2022
  • Managerial and Decision Economics
    , Kruse, D., Briggs, K., & Neuman, E. J. 2022. 'Mitigating endogeneity in corporate social responsibility research: An investigation using a neoclassical production function.'
    43(1), p. 3-15 2022
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management Research
    , Gross, M. A., Neuman, E. J., Adair, W. L., & Wallace, M. 2019. 'NCMR's First Decade: An Empirical Examination.'
    12(1), p. 3-22 2019
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management Research
    Gross, M. A., Adair, W. L., & Neuman, E. J. 2017. "Emotion and Deception, Jewish–Arab Community Peace Building, Restorative Justice and Communication, and Anger and Attribution: An Introduction to the Special Issue on Conceptual Reviews."
    10(3), p. 155-157 2017
  • Annals of Social Responsibility
    Minefee, I., Neuman, E.J., Isserman, N., & Leblebici, H. “Corporate foundations and their governance: Unexplored territory in the corporate social responsibility agenda.”
    1, p. 57-75 2016
  • Palgrave Macmillan
    Avgar, A.C., Neuman, E.J., & Chung, W. “Social Structure and Conflict: A Relational Approach to the Study of Conflict and its Management in Organizations.” In R. Saundry, P. Latreille, & I. Ashman (Eds.), Reframing Resolution: Innovation and Change in the Management of Workplace Conflict, p. 79-101 2016
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management Research
    Avgar, A.C., & Neuman, E.J. “Seeing Conflict: A Study of Conflict Accuracy in Work Teams.”
    8(2), p. 65-84 2015
  • Social Networks
    Wang, W., Neuman, E.J., & Newman, D.A. “Statistical Power of the Social Network Autocorrelation Model.”
    38(3), p. 88-99 2014
  • Social Networks
    Neuman, E.J., & Mizruchi, M.S. “Structure and Bias in the Network Autocorrelation Model.”
    32(4), p. 290-300 2010
  • Social Networks
    Mizruchi, M.S., & Neuman, E.J. “The Effect of Density on the Level of Bias in the Network Autocorrelation Model.”
    30(3), p. 190-200 2008
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management Research
    Sanchez-Burks, J., Neuman, E.J., Ybarra, O., Kopelman, S., Park, H., & Goh, K. “Folk Wisdom about the Effects of Relationship Conflict.”
    1(1), p. 53-76 2008
  • Emerald JAI Press
    Neuman, E.J., Davis, G.F., & Mizruchi, M.S. “Industry Consolidation and Network Evolution in U.S. Global Banking, 1986-2004.” In J.A.C. Baum and T.J. Rowley (eds.), Network Strategy: Advances in Strategic Management
    25, p. 213-248 2008
  • Journal of Management Inquiry
    Anderson, P.J.J., Blatt, R., Christianson, M.K., Grant, A.M., Marquis, C., Neuman, E.J., Sonenshein, S., & Sutcliffe, K.M. “Understanding Mechanisms in Organizational Research: Reflections from a Collective Journey.”
    15(2), p. 102-113 2006

Publications

  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
    Neuman, E.J., & Avgar, A.C. “A Bridge over Troubled Water? The Push and Pull of Team Conflict on Between-Team Network Ties.” In L.A. Toombs (Ed.) 2013
  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
    Neuman, E.J., & Avgar, A.C. “Blind Spots and Mirages: A Dyadic Approach to the Study of Team Conflict.” In L.A. Toombs (Ed.) 2012
  • Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
    Neuman, E.J. “The impact of the Enron accounting scandal on impressions of managerial control.” In K.M. Weaver (Ed.) 2005

Presentations

  • Neuman, E.J., & Briggs, K. “Geographical Location and Its Impact on Demand for Online MBA Programs.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA 2022
  • Neuman, E.J., & Briggs, K. “Geographical Location and Its Impact on Demand for Online MBA Programs.” Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Davenport, IA 2021
  • Strom, P., Avgar, A.C., & Neuman, E.J. “The effects of gender on task and relationship conflict: A multilevel approach.” International Association of Conflict Management Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2018