Dr. Lonnie L. Jackson

Associate Professor of Management, MBA Director

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“Change is constant in the current business environment, so develop an ability to embrace change and understand the importance of adaptability and flexibility in the workplace.”

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies, 2016
  • MBA – Henderson State University, 1997
  • B.S. in Management – Henderson State University, 1985

Career Highlights:

Small-business owner since 1992 and tenured Associate Professor.

Which online degree program(s) do you teach?

  • What do you want students in your courses to learn? What is the learning outcome or objective?

    I believe it is important for students to develop the ability to apply what they learn in the classroom to actual business application. This offers a more complete education and practical knowledge as a student moves into their chosen career path.

  • What advice would you give to those considering this program?

    Consider each course as an opportunity to learn and broaden your business knowledge. Look for nuggets of information and application from each course you complete.

  • What qualities make someone particularly successful in the area in which you teach?

    A desire to develop, improve and expand management and leadership skills within the business environment.

  • What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?

    Change is constant in the current business environment, so develop an ability to embrace change and understand the importance of adaptability and flexibility in the workplace.

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I enjoy the opportunity to impart knowledge and offer an opportunity for others to learn from my successes and my failures in the business world.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    Good to Great by Jim Collins.

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