Jim Senese PhD

Assistant Professor of Management Collins College of Business
Management and Marketing
Curriculum Vitae [PDF]


Before joining the faculty of the Collins College of Business, James Senese held the positions of vice president of strategy management and vice president, training development and continuous improvement at the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group. Prior to Dollar Thrifty, he served as director of quality improvement and in several other management positions at National Car Rental System, Inc. Senese was chosen by the United States Department of Commerce to serve on the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award examiner team and by the Oklahoma State Quality Foundation to serve as an examiner and later a judge for the State of Oklahoma quality competitions. At TU, Senese primarily teaches strategic management courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. He also continues his study of business strategy and mergers and acquisition. Senese's extensive executive experience in addition to his educational background provides him with unique preparation for teaching and research in these key business areas.

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
M.B.A., University of San Francisco
B.S., Bryant University

Organizational Leadership
Mergers and Acquisitions

The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.


Senese, James. “Managing Post-Merger Corporate Culture.” (2007): n. pag. Print.

The Academy of Management
The Strategic Management Society

MBA 7043 Corporate and Business Strategy
MBA 7116 Multi-Disciplinary Business Applications
MGT 3003 Principles of Management
MGT 4073 Strategic Management
MGT 6973 Seminar in Management