Eric Neuman

Graduate Adjunct Faculty

School of Labor & Employment Relations

Education & Experience

Ph.D., Management & Organizations (Business Administration), University of Michigan, 2008 

Eric J. Neuman, Ph.D., is Associate Dean for Operations & Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Management at the Heider College of Business. He teaches the strategic management capstone course in the B.S.B.A. and M.B.A. programs and formerly taught the behavioral research methods course in the D.B.A. program.  Eric has been voted Faculty of the Year by the graduating senior class at the Heider College of Business and Professor of the Year by the Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society.  Eric joined Creighton in 2015 after seven years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he taught management courses in the undergraduate, M.B.A., Executive M.B.A., and Ph.D. programs. Eric holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame, an M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the University of Michigan. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Eric worked five years as a software engineer.

Eric conducts research in a variety of areas. He has presented his findings at conferences around the world and has published papers in Social Networks, Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, Journal of Management Inquiry, Advances in Strategic Management, Annals of Social Responsibility, Managerial Decision and Economics, and Journal of Education for Business. His research has won Best Paper Awards at the International Association of Conflict Management and the Academy of Management’s Conflict Management division. He was formerly an Associate Editor at Negotiation and Conflict Management Research.

Eric resides in Omaha, Nebraska, with his wife and four children. As a native Iowan, the only thing bad he can say about Omaha is that it’s on the wrong side of the Missouri River. 

Selected Publications

Neuman, E.J., & Avgar, A.C. A Bridge over Troubled Water? The Push and Pull of Team Conflict on Between-Team Network Ties. In L.A. Toombs (Ed.) 2013 

Neuman, E.J., & Avgar, A.C. Blind Spots and Mirages: A Dyadic Approach to the Study of Team Conflict. In L.A. Toombs (Ed.) 2012 

Neuman, E.J. The impact of the Enron accounting scandal on impressions of managerial control. In K.M. Weaver (Ed.) 2005 


LER 533 Fundamentals of Business & Management