Dr. John Gamble

Dean John Gamble

Dean of College of Business

Office: OCNR 329

Phone: (361) 825-6045
Email: john.gamble@tamucc.edu


Ph.D. Management, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 1995
M.A. Human Resources Management, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 1991
B.S. Psychology, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, 1981


John E. Gamble is a Professor of Management and Dean of the College of Business at Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi. He has taught strategic management and entrepreneurship in the U.S. and Germany for more than 20 years.  He is also the co-author of two strategic management textbooks that are published in 6 languages and used by more than 400 colleges of business. In total Dr. Gamble has co-authored 16 textbook editions and more than 75 intellectual contributions appearing in refereed journals, textbooks, and conference proceedings. Dr. Gamble is a member of the Junior Achievement of the Coastal Bend Board of Directors, the Texas A&M University Mays Business School Center for International Business Studies Advisory Board, and the Texas A&M University System RELLIS Academic Steering Committee.

Professor Gamble received his Ph.D., Master of Arts, and Bachelor of Science degrees from The University of Alabama and was a faculty member in the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama before his appointment to the faculty at Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi.

Selected Publications

  • Essentials of Strategic Management: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 6th Edition, Gamble, J.E., Thompson, A.A., Jr. and Peteraf, Margaret A. Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill, 2018.
  • Crafting and Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 21st Edition, with Thompson, A.A., Jr., Margaret A. Peteraf, and Strickland, A.J., III. Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill, 2017.
  • Lorenz, M.P., Gamble, J.E., Weaver, K. Mark, and Turnipseed, D.L. “Do Owners and Managers Really Differ? An Examination of Satisfaction with Overall Performance in Small- and Medium-Sized Organizations,” International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 16, No. 3, August 2015.
  • Culpepper, R.A., Gamble, J.E., and Blubaugh, M.G. “Employee Stock Ownership and Three-Component Commitment,” Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 77, No. 2, June 2004.
  • Gamble, J.E., Culpepper, R., and Blubaugh, M.G. “ESOPs and Employee Attitudes: The Importance of Empowerment and Financial Value.” Personnel Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, Winter


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