William (Bill) H. Glick, Ph.D., H. Joe Nelson III Professor of Management has served as dean of the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business since July 2005. While at Rice University, Dr. Glick has supported significant curriculum revisions in existing programs and launched four new programs: Rice MBA for Professionals (weekday evening and weekend options); Rice Undergraduate Business Minor; Rice Education Entrepreneurship Program (REEP); and the Ph.D. in Business.
As a prolific scholar in top management journals, Dr. Glick was inducted as one of 33 charter members of the Academy of Management's Journals Hall of Fame. He was also named as one of the top 100 authors in management based on the numbers of citations to their research. His primary teaching and research are in the areas of knowledge management, job and organizational design, and business process redesign.
Dr. Glick received his Ph.D. in business administration from the University of California-Berkeley and his A.B. in psychology from the University of Michigan. His first faculty appointment was at the University of Texas at Austin where he became director of the Business Honors Program. He also served as the chair of the Department of Management Arizona State University and a visiting professor at INSEAD. He currently serves on boards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Houston. He is also a member of the Leadership Circle for Vision 2020, a national organization dedicated to gender equality.