About Chris

Portrait of Chris Neck

Dr. Christopher P. Neck is currently an Associate Professor of Management at Arizona State University, where he held the title "University Master Teacher." From 1994 to 2009, he was part of the Pamplin College of Business faculty at Virginia Tech. He received his Ph.D. in Management from Arizona State University and his M.B.A. from Louisiana State University.

Chris's research specialties include employee/executive fitness, self-leadership, leadership, group decision-making processes, and self-managing teams. He has authored 11 books, as well as over 100 publications in scholarly journals.

Many major organizations have participated in his management development training. For information, on Chris' management development training workshops and speeches, please visit the SPEECHES section.

Due to Chris' expertise in management, he has been cited in numerous national publications including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Houston Chronicle, and the Chicago Tribune.

Outside of Chris' professional interests, he is also a dedicated runner and has completed 12 marathons.

For more information about Chris visit the ABOUT section.

Recent News

Chris recently wrote a column piece for The Arizona Republic on how critical thinking helps individuals find the best solution for each situation when dealing with the complexities of real-life challenges.

Read more in the NEWS section.

Latest Book

Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset textbook cover

Chris' latest book, Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset teaches students to think beyond the classroom and act more entrepreneurially so they can create opportunities and take action in uncertain environments. For more information, please see the BOOKS section.