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Dr. Francis Tuggle

Professor Emeritus of Management Science
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics


Professor. Ph. D. Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Tuggle has served as dean three times: at Chapman from July 1, 2002 until December 31, 2005, and also at the Kogod School of Business at American University from 1990-1996. Prior to this, he was the Jesse H. Jones Professor and Dean of the Jones School of Management at Rice University. Dr. Tuggle is also a prolific scholar with an extensive portfolio of published works — two books and more than 50 refereed journal articles. Most recently, his research has been in the area of supply chain management and knowledge management. He has served on the board of directors of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and on the board of INFORMS, The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science. He is on several corporate boards of directors, and has extensive experience consulting with for-profit and non-profit firms. A former Ford Foundation Fellow, he is a member of Sigma Xi, Beta Gamma Sigma and Alpha Kappa Psi.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Effective March 1, 2012 I was named Editor in Chief of "The Learning Organization."