Thomas Dalziel

Thomas Dalziel

Associate Professor

Professional Summary

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 businesses through large established corporations. He has founded several small businesses and a nonprofit society, launched a startup incubator, and supervised over 150 successful consulting engagements. He designs and administers customized executive education programs and 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.

Education

Ph D, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University 2005 (Business Administration)

MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario 2000

BA, University of Lethbridge 1997

BEd, University of Lethbridge 1997

Positions and Work Experience

2016 - Founder & Executive Director, Launched UC-wide incubator program to assist students, alumni, and their community partners in starting their own ventures., StartupUC Student Incubator,

03-2013 - Executive Director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Commercialization,

2005 - Director / Consulting Engagement Supervisor, UC Small Business Institute,

2012 -2017 Advisory Board Chair / Member, Lead advisory board meetings , Private Companies,

2001 -2005 Research Associate & Instructor, Arizona State University,

1995 -2001 Entrepreneur & Management Consultant ,

Research and Practice Interests

Advisory Boards, Boards of Directors, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Corporate Governance, Innovation, IPOs, Start-ups, Top Management Teams

Research Support

Grant: #CT 2017 Investigators:Dalziel, Thomas 04-01-2017 -03-31-2037 Ohio Development Services Agency LCB Entrepreneurial Grant Agreement with CincyTech, ODSA Role:PI $100,000.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Publications

Other Publications

Cho, Sam Yul; Arthurs, Jonathan D.; Nam, Daeil; Dalziel, Tom; White, Robert E. Determinants of the Value of Multiple Directorships: The Influence of Governance Mechanisms on the Valuation of IPO Firms.

Gentry, Richard J.; Dalziel, Tom; Jamison, Mark A. (08-2013. ) Who do Start-up Firms Imitate? A Study of New Market Entries in the CLEC Industry . Journal of Small Business Management

Gentry, Richard J.; Dalziel, Tom; Jamison, Mark A. (2012. ) New Market Entries in the Competitive Local Exchange Carrier Industry: A Study of Imitation by Start-ups . Small Business Institute

Woods, Jeremy; Dalziel, Tom; Barton, Sid (03-2012. ) Escalation of commitment in private family business: The effect of outside board members .3 (1 ) , Journal of Family Business Strategy

Woods, Jeremy; Dalziel, Tom; Barton, Sid (02-05-2012. ) The Effect of Outside Board Members on Escalation of Commitment in Private Family Firms . Small Business Institute

Dalziel, Tom; Gentry, Richard J.; Bowerman, Michael (2011. ) An Integrated Agency-Resource Dependence View of the Influence of Directors" Human and Relational Capital on Firms" R&D Spending .48 (6 ) , Journal of Management Studies

Knapp, Joshua; Dalziel, Tom; Lewis, Marianne (2011. ) Governing Top Managers: Board Control, Social Categorization, and Their Unintended Influences on Discretionary Behaviors .19 (4 ) , Corporate Governance: An International Review

Dalziel, Tom; White, R. E.; Arthurs, J. D. (2011. ) Principal Costs in Initial Public Offerings .48 (6 ) , Journal of Managemnet Studies

Dalziel, Tom; White, Robert E; Arthurs, James D; Woods, Jeremy; Barton, Sid The Influence of TMT Human and Relational Capital on Innovation . Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal

Dalziel, Tom; Knapp, Joshua (2007. ) Agency Theory and the Effects of Cognitive Social Categorization . Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings

Hillman, A J; Dalziel, Tom (2003. ) Boards of Directors and Firm Performance: Integrating Agency and Resource-Dependence Perspectives .28 , Academy of Management Review

Book Chapter

Dalziel, Tom; White, R E.; Arthurs, J. D.; Hoskisson, R. E. (2010 ) Initially Distracted: The Influence of Boards on Agency Costs in Initial Public Offering (IPO) Firms New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship: Recognizing, Seizing, and Executing

Honors and Awards

2018 Harold J. Grilliot Award for Service & Teaching Recognizes a faculty member who has performed exemplary service to student organizations, advanced student-faculty relations, and delivered excellent classroom teaching. Level:College Type:Service, University

2017 Entrepreneurship Program Spotlight Challenge Honoree 15 entrepreneurship programs across 34 countries received the honor of being designated as spotlight programs. Level:International Type:Teaching

2017 GCEC 1st Place Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Entrepreneurship "Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship Across Disciplines" - 1st from a field of 225+ prestigious centers around the globe. Level:International Type:Service, University

2017 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Graduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2017 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee Type:Teaching

2016 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Graduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2015 2nd Place Comprehensive Graduate - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor Level:National Type:Service, Community

2015 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Graduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2015 Westerbeck Graduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2014 3rd Place UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor Level:International Type:Service, Community

2013 Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program Mentor Award Level:University Type:Teaching

2012 3rd Place Specialized UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor Level:National Type:Service, Community

2012 Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education Level:National Type:Teaching

2011 1st Place Overall UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor Level:National Type:Service, Community

2011 1st Place Specialized UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor Level:National Type:Service, Community

2011 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2011 Westerbeck Graduate Award Teaching Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2010 1st Place Specialized UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor Level:National Type:Service, Community

2010 Harold J. Grilliott Award for Undergraduate Teaching & Service Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2010 Michael L. Dean EXCEL GraduateTeaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2010 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2010 Senior Class Teaching Award Level:University Type:Teaching

2010 Westerbeck Graduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2009 2nd Place Comprehensive UG - National SBI Consulting Engagement Supervisor Level:National Type:Service, Community

2009 Harold J. Grilliott Award for Undergraduate Teaching & Service Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2009 Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research Nominee Level:National Type:Scholarship/Research

2009 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2009 Senior Class Teaching Award Level:University Type:Teaching

2008 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2008 Senior Class Teaching Award Level:University Type:Teaching

2007 Best Paper Award Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

2007 Best Paper Award Level:International Type:Scholarship/Research

2007 Best Reviewer Award Level:International Type:Service, Professional

2007 Harold J. Grilliott Award for Undergraduate Teaching & Service Nominee Level:College Type:Teaching

2007 Michael L. Dean EXCEL Undergraduate Teaching Award Recipient Level:College Type:Teaching

2007 Senior Class Teaching Award Level:University Type:Teaching

2006 Senior Class Teaching Award Level:University Type:Teaching

2004 Best Reviewer Award Level:International Type:Service, Professional

Student Advising

Jeffries, Jacob Directed Individual/Independent Study 08-2018

Whitaker, Paul Directed Individual/Independent Study 08-2018

Pierce, Ashleigh Directed Individual/Independent Study 12-2017

Blomer, Natalie Directed Individual/Independent Study 12-2017

Edwards, Russia Directed Individual/Independent Study 12-2017

Lieb, Ryan Directed Individual/Independent Study 12-2017

Ruppert, Francis Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 08-2017

Rogers, Harrison Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 04-2017

Johnson, Jack Directed Individual/Independent Study 04-2017

Koval, Danielle Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 12-2016

Rogers, Harrison Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 12-2016

Partie, Nick Directed Individual/Independent Study 12-2016

Lieb, Ryan Directed Individual/Independent Study 12-2016

Howard, Shelbi Directed Individual/Independent Study 12-2016

Connell, Lauren Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 04-2016

Greenberg, Lauren Directed Individual/Independent Study 04-2016

Newman, Ashley Directed Individual/Independent Study 08-2015

Manovich, John Directed Individual/Independent Study 08-2015

Dowling, Shannon Directed Individual/Independent Study 08-2015

Sargent, Stephen Directed Individual/Independent Study 2014

Woods, Jeremy Dissertation Committee Member 2014

Zhou, Yuzhen Supervised Research 2014

Beckman, Chase Directed Individual/Independent Study 04-2014

Kenning, Stephanie Directed Individual/Independent Study 04-2014

Sargent, Stephen Directed Individual/Independent Study 04-2014

Sargent, Stephen Directed Individual/Independent Study 04-2014

Voveris, Anthony Directed Individual/Independent Study 2013

Dulle, Brien Directed Individual/Independent Study 2013

Nesbitt, Chris Directed Individual/Independent Study 2013

Lame, Jay Directed Individual/Independent Study 2013

Bachus, Nick Directed Individual/Independent Study 2013

Nguyen, Andrew Directed Individual/Independent Study 2012

Waiss, David Directed Individual/Independent Study 2012

Van Vliet, Jason Directed Individual/Independent Study 2012

Ghavami, Rod Directed Individual/Independent Study 2012

Stallo, Andrew Directed Individual/Independent Study 2011

Lair, David Directed Individual/Independent Study 2011

Schneider , Sam Directed Individual/Independent Study 2011

Bowerman, Michael Supervised Research 2011

Bowerman, Michael Directed Individual/Independent Study 2010

Banner, Chris Directed Individual/Independent Study 2009

Kang, James 2009

Bowerman, Michael Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:In-Process 2008

Hechavarria, Diana Supervised Teaching Activity 2008

Sprinkle, Therese Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 2007

Doctoral Student Seminar Team Instructor Status:Completed 2007

Knapp, Joshua Doctoral Student Supervisor 2007

Potter, Dale Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 2006

Rito, Dominic Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 2006

Priestle, Evan Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 2006

Knapp, Joshua Directed Individual/Independent Study Status:Completed 2006

Lang, Jenny Supervised Research 2006

Service

Numerous Fortune 50, corporate, startup ecosystem, and non-profit organizations (Volunteer speaking engagements on themes including corporate entrepreneurship, innovation, boards, etc. ) Discussant Type:Community Service Level:Public 2009

Boy Scouts of America Den Leader Type:Community Service Level:Public 2007

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints See various roles under description below. Type:Community Service Level:Public 2005

College of Medicine Sharkathon Committee (-Designed and delivered video content and 2 lectures on business model development and elevator pitching to students potential CoM students visiting UC from 8+ universities around the country -Lead judging of Shark Tank style event focused on innovative healthcare software products ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2018

Coop 2.0 Committee (Co-developed a coop experience for students from all mandatory coop programs UC-Wide, with ELCE & LCB Career Services ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2017

Research & Innovation Week Committee Member (• Contributed to planning efforts of UC-wide R&I week Incorporated university wide elevator pitch event (IQ EPitch) into R&I week to support Office of Research, UCRI, 1819 iHub, and R&I Week Committee ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2017

Techno-mentorship Establishment (TME) Faculty Advisor Type:University Level:University 2016

Bearcat LaunchPad Faculty Advisor Type:University Level:University 2014

Entrepreneurship Club Faculty Advisor Type:University Level:University 2009

Makerspace Enthusiasts Faculty Advisor Type:University Level:University 2016 -2017

Innovation Initiative Faculty Advisor Type:University Level:University 2015 -2017

Next Lives Here Innovation Summit Committee (UC and community-wide innovation summit leader ) Track Organizer Type:University Level:University 2015 -2017

UC Makerspace Committee (Benchmarking and development of a maker space proposal for UC"s 1819 Innovation Hub ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2015 -2017

CEAS Advisory Council Entrepreneurship Committee (Initiatives to help integrate entrepreneurship/business students with engineering students and improve business acumen of engineering students ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2015 -2016

Intellectual Property Visionary Committee (IPVC) (UC-wide committee commissioned by VP of Research to evaluate IP policies and support for faculty/student entrepreneurs ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2013 -2015

Crowdfunding Update Session (Commissioned by VP of Research to provide insights into current state of crowdfunding online and regulations ) Researcher/Presenter Type:University Level:University 2013 -2014

Pathway C Team (UC Tech Accelerator re-visioning committee led by Dorothy Air ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2013 -2013

UC Innovation & Commercialization Complex Proposal Committee (Design/accelerator center white paper development ) Committee Member Type:University Level:University 2013 -2013

RP&T Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2017 -2018

RP&T Committee Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2016 -2017

RP&T Committee Committee Chair Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2015 -2016

Undergraduate New Venture Plan Competition (Competition Founder + Director/Advisor ) Founder + Director/Advisor Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2005 -2016

RP&T Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2013 -2014

Faculty Search Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2013 -2013

RP&T Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2010 -2011

RP&T Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2008 -2009

Brown Bag Panelist Speaker Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2005 -2008

Faculty Search Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department -2007

RP&T Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2005 -2006

Center for Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (Responsible for all entrepreneurship-centered academic, extra-curricular, and community outreach programs and offerings. ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:University 2013

SBI Consulting Program (Recruit clients, price engagements, and delegate projects among SBI Program faculty/classes. ) Director Type:University/College Service Level:University 2013

MBA Capstone Project Faculty Advisor Type:University/College Service Level:University 2005

Undergraduate Program Team Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2011 -2014

CRPT Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2012 -2013

Energize Lindner Hall Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University -2007

International Exchange Program Guest Lecturer Type:University/College Service Level:University -2007

Student Grievance Review Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2006 -2007

Journal of Small Business Management Editorial Review Board Member Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2011 -2013

Strategic Management Journal Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2010 -2011

National Small Business Institute Conference (Nonprofit and for-profit boards doing social entrepreneurship projects: The challenge for business professionals. ) Workshop Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -2010

Journal of Management Studies Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2009 -2010

Strategic Management Society Conference Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2007 -2010

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2008 -2009

Corporate Governance: An International Review Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -2008

Journal of Management Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -2008

Journal of Business Research Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2003 -2008

Academy of Management Journal Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2004 -2007

Academy of Management, ENT Division Conference Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2004 -2007

Academy of Management, BPS Division Conference Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2002 -2007

Academy of Management (Corporate Entrepreneurship: A writer’s workshop. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. ) Workshop Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -2005

Academy of Management (Researching board practices and relationships: Creating actionable knowledge. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. ) Workshop Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -2004

Journal of High Technology Management Research Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 2003 -2004

Western Academy of Management Conference Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations -2002

Professional Affiliation

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2015 Aviatra Accelerators, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2016 Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2013 Cincytech, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2013 Cintrifuse, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2014 FirstBatch,

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2013 GCVA, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2015 Hamilton Mill, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Kentucky Innovation Network, Kentucky

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2013 Manufactory, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2015 MORTAR, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2015 OCEAN, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2013 The Brandery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Educational Outreach Since 2013 Uptech,

2018: Student/Business Engagement Since 2017 African American Chamber of Commerce, Cincinnati, Ohio

2018: Student/Business Engagement Since 2017 Fundacion Chile, Santiago, Chile

2018: Student/Business Engagement Since 2013 NASA Ames Research Center, California

2018: Student/Business Engagement Since 2017 UDD Ventures, Santiago, Chile

2012: Educational Outreach Queen City Angels, Cincinnati, Ohio

2006: Educational Outreach SCORE, Cincinnati, Ohio

Academy of Management,

Small Business Institute,

Strategic Management Society,

Courses Taught

ENTR MGT CONSULTING

ENTREP AND STRATEGY

INDEP STUDY ENTR

INTL ENTREPRENEUR

SPEC TOPICS ENTR

SPEC TOPICS ENTR

GLOBAL ENTREP

INDEP STUDY ENTR

CAPSTONE IN ENTR

ENTR MGT CONSULTING

ENTREP AND STRATEGY

SPEC TOPICS ENTR

SPEC TOPICS ENTR

STDY ABRD CHILE

ENTREPANDSTRATEGY

ENTRMGTCONSULTING

INDEPSTUDYENTR

SPECTOPICSENTR

SPECTOPICSENTR

INDEP STUDY ENTR

ENTR MGT CONSULTING

ENTREP AND STRATEGY

SPEC TOPICS ENTR

SPEC TOPICS ENTR

ENTR MGT CONSULTING

ENTREP AND STRATEGY

ENTREP NEW VENTURE

INDEP STUDY ENTR

INDEP STUDY ENTR

INDEP STUDY ENTR

ENTR ECOSYSTEM EXP.

Entrepreneurship & Management Consulting

Entrepreneurship and Strategy Implementation

Entrepreneurship and Strategy Implementation

Independent Study in Entrepreneurship

Capstone in Entrepreneurship

Independent Study in Entrepreneurship

Independent Study in Entrepreneurship

entr-strat mgmt con

ENTREP AND STRATEGY

INDEP STUDY ENTR

INDEP STUDY ENTR

INDEP STUDY ENTR

Capstone in Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship and Strategy Implementation

Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation

Ind Study in ENTR

Independent Study in ENTRE

Honors-Plus Contemporary Business Issues

Capstone in Entrepreneurship

Special Topics in Entrepreneurship

Capstone in Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship: New Venture Creation

Issues in Science & Tech. - Honors

Capstone in FB/E

Ind Study in ENTR

Issues Contemp Bus - Honors

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Guided Study in Entrepreneurship and Family Business

Capstone in FB/E

Issues Contemp Bus - Honors

Issues in Science & Technology - HONORS

Entrepreneurship

Guided Study in Entr & Family Bus

Issues in Science & Technology - HONORS

Capstone in FB/E

Issues Contemp Bus - Honors

Entrepreneurship

Global Entrepreneurship

Ind Study

Ind Study in ENTR

Issues Contemp Bus - Honors

Research in Mgmt

Capstone in FB/E

Entrepreneurship

Global Entrep

Issues Contemp Bus

PhD Sem Strat Mgmt

Capstone in FB/E

Entrepreneurship

Capstone in FB/E

Issues Contemp Bus - Honors

Capstone in FB/E

Entrepreneurship