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D. Abbott Turner College of Business

Our mission is to create better futures for our diverse student body by producing a career-ready workforce. Our programs are in business and technology -- and where the two meet.

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Neal Thomson

Professor of Management; Chair, Department of Management and Marketing


Dr. Neal Thomson

Dr. Neal Thomson

Position: Professor
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 344
Phone: 706-507-8156
Discipline: Management


Doctoral: Ph.D. in Management (major: Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management; minor: Psychology)

Dissertation: Observer Attribution Style: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of the cross-situational Stability of Observer Attributions. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL December 1995

Graduate: M.B.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL April 1990

Undergraduate: B.S. in Marketing, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL April 1989

Specialty Area

Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Ethics


Dr. Thomson has been on the faculty of Columbus State University since 1994. He has a Ph.D. from Florida State University. Prior to entering graduate school, Dr. Thomson worked in retail management for The Home Depot. Dr. Thomson has twice been the recipient of the Turner College teaching award, has also been awarded the Turner College Service Award and has recently been awarded the Outstanding Educator Award by the Academy of Educational Leadership. Dr. Thomson has authored 15 journal articles, a chapter in the book Advances in Attribution Theory and numerous conference proceedings.