Dr. John Gamble

John Gamble

Mary & Jeff Bell Endowed Distinguished Professor of Business

Office: CBBIC 128

Phone: (361) 825-3829
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 the Mary & Jeff Bell Endowed Distinguished Professor 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 18 textbook editions and more than 75 intellectual contributions appearing in refereed journals, textbooks, and conference proceedings. Dr. Gamble's intellectual contributions have more than 5,800 citations listed in Google Scholar.

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

Google Scholar Profile

  • Essentials of Strategic Management: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 7th Edition, Gamble, J.E., Thompson, A.A., Jr. and Peteraf, Margaret A. Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill, 2020.
  • Crafting and Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 22nd Edition, with Thompson, A.A., Jr., Margaret A. Peteraf, and Strickland, A.J., III. Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill, 2019.
  • Harris, R.D., Gamble, J.E., Trapnell, J.E. “AACSB Accreditation and Case Research: A Conversation with Dr. Jerry Trapnell,” Case Research Journal, Vol. 38, Issue 4, Fall 2018.
  • 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 2002.
  • Gamble, J.E. "Management Commitment to Innovation and ESOP Stock Concertation." Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 15, No. 5/6, September/November 2000.

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