Larry Garner Profile

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Dr. Larry Garner

  • Department: College of Business Administration
  • Dean Emeritus and Associate Professor of Management
  • Room: FH-217L

Dr. Garner is the Founding Dean of the College of Business Administration, Texas A&M University—Central Texas, in Killeen Texas.  He is a Founding Member of the One Planet Education Network (OPEN) and leads COBA towards achievement of AACSB Accreditation. Dr. Garner received his Bachelor's in Industrial Management from Georgia Tech, his Master's in Human Resource Management from Houston Baptist University, and his Doctorate in Human Resource and Organizational Development from the University of Texas at Austin. His research has been in the areas of work team function and development, human resource development systems, and Management History. He was a founding partner of CORE Consulting, an Organizational Development Consulting group. He has served as a consultant in manufacturing and health care industries, small service businesses and with Federal, State, and Local Government. He has also served as faculty at Tarleton State University, Austin Community College, St. Edwards University and Concordia University, teaching in the areas of Business, Business Management.  He served as President of the Federation of Business Disciplines, a multi-discipline academic conference where ten regional associations and academies come together each spring.  He also served as President of the Southwest Academy of Management. He also is a member of Society for Human Resource Management, Association for Talent Development, the Southwest Business Deans Association and the Southern Business Deans Association.