About Chris

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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 5 books, as well as over eighty 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 was recently named a "Certified Smart Person" by Stevia zero calorie soda. Not only is Chris a fan of Zevia, but he also Chris uses cans of the soda to keep his students engaged by tossing them out to those participating in class discussions.

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Latest Book

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Chris' latest book, Management: A Balanced Approach to the 21st Century will be available in October. The principles of management textbook was written to assist instructors in helping students better understand the "how and why" of critical thinking skills. For more information, please see the BOOKS section.