Dr. Milton R. Mayfield
"This degree will help you advance your career and open new doors so you can have the life you want."
- Ph.D. – University of Alabama
- B.S. – University of Montevallo
Professor of Management in the A.R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business at Texas A&M International University. Authored over 80 publications in a book, journals, conferences and book chapters about such areas as leadership communication, creativity and international management. These publications have appeared in such outlets as the “International Journal of Business Communication,” “Academy of Management Learning and Education,” “Academy of Management Discoveries” and “Human Resource Management.”
Currently the co-editor of the “International Journal of Business Communication,” and serves on the editorial boards of “Development & Learning in Organizations” and the “Journal of Business Inquiry.”
Has also done consulting and training with such companies as Sony, Florida Hospital, the Texas Department of Transportation and the Webb County Appraisal Department, as well as Virginia Tech.
In which online degree program do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
MGT 3310: Principles of Management; BA 4390: Business Strategy; MGT 5310: Seminar in Management Concepts; BA 5310: Business Research Methods; BA 5390: Strategic Management
What types of projects and work do you typically assign for these courses?
Students in my courses develop their skills through a combination of individual weekly assignments, exams, course long projects and a creativity project.
What do you want students in your courses to learn? What are the learning outcomes or objectives?
I want them to learn how to use the courses’ fundamental concepts so that they can critically apply them to improving workplace outcomes in an organization.
How can an MBA help students prepare for the challenges of the field?
This degree will give you the skills needed for the modern workplace.
What is the value of an MBA?
This degree will help you advance your career and open new doors so you can have the life you want.
Why did you start teaching?
To help people build better lives.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
“Motivating Language Theory: Effective Leader Talk in the Workplace” by myself and Jacqueline Mayfield
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know.
I take care of the feral cats in my neighborhood.