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Thomas J. Graca

Name

[Graca, Thomas J.]
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Management
  • Clinical Professor of Management, Department of Management
  • Director of the Graduate Program in Human Resource Management, Department of Management
  • Graduate Advisor, Department of Management

Professional Preparation

    • 2004 Ed.D. in Higher EducationTexas A&M Commerce
    • 2004 J.D. in LawSouthern Methodist University
    • 2017 A.L.M. in ManagementHarvard University
    • 1998 M.Ed. in TeachingUniversity of Texas at Arlington
    • 2003 M.T.S. in TheologyTexas Christan University
    • 1995 B.S. in Speech CommunicationTexas Christan University
    • 2016 G.P.Cert. in AccountingHarvard University

Appointments

    • Aug 2018 to Present Clinical Professor of Management
      University of Texas at Arlington   College of Business
    • Sept 2014 to Sept 2018 Assistant Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
      Harvard University   Harvard Law School
    • Aug 2013 to Sept 2014 Director of Academic Affairs
      Harvard University   Harvard Law School
    • Aug 2010 to Aug 2013 Vice President for Organizational Development
      Dallas County Community College District   Eastfield College
    • Dec 2009 to Aug 2010 Associate Dean of Social Science
      Dallas County Community College District   Eastfield College
    • Sept 2005 to Dec 2009 Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy
      University of Texas at Arlington   College of Educaton
    • May 1999 to Aug 2006 Instructor in Speech Communication and Business Law
      Tarrant County College
    • June 2004 to Aug 2005 Visiting Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy
      University of Texas at Arlington   College of Educaton
    • June 2002 to Jan 2004 Legal Affairs Intern
      Southern Methodist University   Office of the General Counsel
    • Jan 2001 to Jan 2003 Professor of Speech Communication
      Dallas County Community College District   Mountain View College
    • June 1998 to Jan 2001 Director of Advising and Teacher Certification
      University of Texas at Arlington   College of Education
    • June 1997 to June 1998 Program Coordinator
      University of Texas at Arlington   College of Education

Courses

      • MANA 4393-001 MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

        Practical training in management. Analysis of theory applied to real life situations. May be used as an advanced business elective only; graded on a pass/fail basis. No credit will be given for previous experience or activities. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of department internship advisor.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5399-001 INTERNSHIP 5399 GRADUATE LEVEL

        Practical training in management. Analysis of theory applied to real life situations. May be used as an advanced business elective only; graded on a pass/fail basis. No credit will be given for previous experience or activities. May not be repeated for credit.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 3320-001 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

        Process of effective management of human resources and those elements essential to such a process. The objectives of an adequate personnel program. Effective planning, recruitment, selection, training. Employee compensation and the nature of pay and its relative importance. The nature of union-management relationships. The impact of organized labor upon personnel management. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

        Summer - 5 Weeks I - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 4393-001 MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

        Practical training in management. Analysis of theory applied to real life situations. May be used as an advanced business elective only; graded on a pass/fail basis. No credit will be given for previous experience or activities. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of department internship advisor.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5399-001 INTERNSHIP 5399 GRADUATE LEVEL

        Practical training in management. Analysis of theory applied to real life situations. May be used as an advanced business elective only; graded on a pass/fail basis. No credit will be given for previous experience or activities. May not be repeated for credit.

        Summer - 11 Weeks - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 3319-001 MANAGEMENT PROCESS THEORY

        Fundamentals of the management process; principles and techniques for all organizations. The basic functions of management: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. Social responsibilities, political influences, and ethical considerations as they affect the management of organizations. Coverage of international business, production, communications, and decision-making in terms of management activities. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

        Summer - 5 Weeks I - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 4393-001 MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

        Practical training in management. Analysis of theory applied to real life situations. May be used as an advanced business elective only; graded on a pass/fail basis. No credit will be given for previous experience or activities. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Junior standing and consent of department internship advisor.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 5399-001 Internship 5399 Graduate Level

        Practical training in management. Analysis of theory applied to real life situations. Graded on a pass/fail basis. No credit will be given for previous experience or activities. May not be repeated for credit.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 3318-003 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

        This course is an introduction to the factors that influence individual and group behavior in organizations. Emphasizing findings from the field of organizational behavior, topics covered include: individual differences and diversity, social information processing, work attitudes, stress, work motivation, power and influence, negotiation, teams, leadership, and organizational research. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 3318-005 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

        This course is an introduction to the factors that influence individual and group behavior in organizations. Emphasizing findings from the field of organizational behavior, topics covered include: individual differences and diversity, social information processing, work attitudes, stress, work motivation, power and influence, negotiation, teams, leadership, and organizational research. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 3319-001 MANAGEMENT PROCESS THEORY

        Fundamentals of the management process; principles and techniques for all organizations. The basic functions of management: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. Social responsibilities, political influences, and ethical considerations as they affect the management of organizations. Coverage of international business, production, communications, and decision-making in terms of management activities. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 3318-001 Managing Organizational Behavior

        This course is an introduction to the factors that influence individual and group behavior in organizations. Emphasizing findings from the field of organizational behavior, topics covered include: individual differences and diversity, social information processing, work attitudes, stress, work motivation, power and influence, negotiation, teams, leadership, and organizational research. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • MANA 3318-004 Managing Organizational Behavior

        This course is an introduction to the factors that influence individual and group behavior in organizations. Emphasizing findings from the field of organizational behavior, topics covered include: individual differences and diversity, social information processing, work attitudes, stress, work motivation, power and influence, negotiation, teams, leadership, and organizational research. Prerequisite: 60 credit hours.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours