Dr. Blaine McCormick
Dr. Blaine McCormick is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. He holds an appointment on the management faculty and teaches negotiation and conflict resolution at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. He was honored to receive the 2002-03 Collins Outstanding Professor Award granted each spring by the graduating senior class.
A nationally recognized scholar on the business practices of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison, Dr. McCormick is interviewed frequently across all forms of media including the New York Times, CNN, public radio, and ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings. His latest book, Ben Franklin: America's Original Entrepreneur, a modern language version of the autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, was lauded by Library Journal as one of the Best Business Books of 2005.
Before joining the Baylor faculty, Dr. McCormick worked in Dallas and Plano for ARCO Oil & Gas Company as a human resource management professional and held a faculty appointment at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He lives in Waco with his wife of 16 years, Sarah, and their three children – Ellis, Miriam, and Bea.
Books by Blaine McCormick:
Ben Franklin's 12 Rules of Management (Entrepreneur Press, 1999)
At Work with Thomas Edison (Entrepreneur Press, 2001)
Shepherd Leadership w/ David Davenport (Jossey-Bass, 2003)
Ben Franklin: America's Original Entrepreneur (Entrepreneur Press, August 2005)
Innumerable Machines in My Mind (Moon Pie Press, Spring 2005)