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Management educator , Investment company executive

Shawn Michael Carraher, American Management educator. Shuman fellow U. Oklahoma, 1991; recipient award Delta Sigma Pi, 1996; named Outstanding Young Men of America, 1992. President Christians In Action, Beavercreek, 1984-1985; treasurer Campus Crusade for Christ, Norman, 1991-1992. Member Academy Management, American Ednl. Research Association, American Psychological Society, Southern Mgmt.Assn., S.W. Academy Management.

Background

Carraher, Shawn Michael was born on November 9, 1966 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles E. and Loyalea Velda (Zimmerman) Carraher.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration with honors, Florida Atlantic University, 1987. Master of Business Administration, University Cincinnati, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1992.

Career

Delivery specialist Dayton Daily News, Beavercreek, Ohio, 1980-1985. President, owner Carraher & Sons, 1982-1987. Teacher University Kansas, Lawrence, 1988.

Researcher Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 1989-1990, University Oklahoma, Norman, 1990-1992. Visiting assistant professor University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1992-1994. Associate professor California State University, Chico, 1994-1995, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1995-1998, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1998-2000.

Professor management and global entrepreneurship Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Commerce, 2000—2004. Virginia Brewczynski Endowed chair entrepreneurial studies, director Center Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies, Cameron University. Professor management and global entrepreneurship Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma, since 2004.

President Carraher & Carraher Consultant Group, since 1997. Consultant City of Norman, 1990-1991, United States Air Force, 1990-1992, Pratt & Whitney, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1990. Speaker at more than 600 professional presentations on goal-setting and management development, including University Oklahoma, Norman, 1992.

Director International Family Business Center, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, since 2002.

Works

Membership

President Christians In Action, Beavercreek, 1984-1985. Treasurer Campus Crusade for Christ, Norman, 1991-1992. Member Academy Management (chair elect 2000-2001), American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Society, Southern Management Association(board director 2000-2003, program chairman, 2002-2003, chairman management history and future trends track), Southwest Academy Mgmt (rep at large 1998-2001, program chair elect, 2001-2002, president 2004-2005), United States Association Small Business and Entrepreneurship (program chair, chair elect, secretary 2000-2001, program chair international division, 2001-2002, president since 2006, Fulbright senior specialist 2002, 2004, Outstanding Educator award), Academy International Business, International Small Business Institute Association (president), Academy International Business (chairman international management and business track, assistant vice president program chair, division chairman, 2002-2003, competitive papers chairman, since 2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: research, speaking on goal-setting, martial arts, weight-lifting, cooking.

Connections

Married Sarah Carlene Laine, July 6, 2001. Children: Shawn Michael, Charles.

father:
Charles E. Carraher

mother:
Loyalea Velda (Zimmerman) Carraher

spouse:
Sarah Carlene Laine

child:
Shawn Michael Carraher

child:
Charles Carraher