Theodore (TL) Hill
Strategic Management
Professor of Instruction
  • Office Location1810 Building Room 548
  • Curriculum Vitae View
  • Titles & RolesManaging Director, Fox Management Consulting and Center for Executive Education
    Managing Director, Translational Research Center

Biography

TL Hill is a Professor of Strategic Management and Managing Director of Fox Management Consulting and Executive Education. He is active in the DBA program, with the Translational Research Center, and with experiential education classes such as Fox Board Fellows and social entrepreneurship. Fox Management Consulting provides Fox MBA students with a powerful capstone experience featuring research-intensive strategic consulting for large corporations, private companies, start-ups and nonprofits. Similarly, Fox Board Fellows places students on nonprofit boards of directors as part of a nonprofit governance class. Fox Executive Education partners with organizations to strengthen their management, executive and board-level leadership teams. The DBA program and Translational Research Center are relatively new initiatives that seeks to link academic research much more closely to industry-defined problems.

L Hill is a Professor of Strategic Management and Managing Director of Fox Management Consulting and the Center for Executive Education. He is active in the DBA program, with the Translational Research Center, and with experiential education classes such as Fox Board Fellows and social entrepreneurship. Fox Management Consulting provides Fox MBA students with a powerful capstone experience featuring research-intensive strategic consulting for large corporations, private companies, start-ups and nonprofits. Similarly, Fox Board Fellows places students on nonprofit boards of directors as part of a nonprofit governance class. The Center for Executive Education partners with organizations to strengthen their management, executive and board-level leadership teams. The DBA program and Translational Research Center are relatively new initiatives that seeks to link academic research much more closely to industry-defined problems.

TL’s research interests include the governance of knowledge intensive organizations and social ventures, the ways networks span organizational boundaries, the social and institutional context of international business, and the ins and outs of experiential learning. He is co-author of more than 35 commissioned reports and peer-reviewed publications and has served on the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Review.

Prior to joining the Fox School, TL was a Managing Director for New Society Publishers and a strategic consultant for small and family-owned firms. TL Hill earned a PhD and an MBA from Temple University and an A.B. in Religious Studies from Brown University.

TL Hill is a Professor of Strategic Management and Managing Director of Fox Management Consulting and Executive Education. He is active in the DBA program, with the Translational Research Center, and with experiential education classes such as Fox Board Fellows and social entrepreneurship. Fox Management Consulting provides Fox MBA students with a powerful capstone experience featuring research-intensive strategic consulting for large corporations, private companies, start-ups and nonprofits. Similarly, Fox Board Fellows places students on nonprofit boards of directors as part of a nonprofit governance class. Fox Executive Education partners with organizations to strengthen their management, executive and board-level leadership teams. The DBA program and Translational Research Center are relatively new initiatives that seeks to link academic research much more closely to industry-defined problems.

TL’s research interests include the governance of knowledge intensive organizations and social ventures, the ways networks span organizational boundaries, the social and institutional context of international business, and the ins and outs of experiential learning. He is co-author of more than 35 commissioned reports and peer-reviewed publications and has served on the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Review.

Prior to joining the Fox School, TL was a Managing Director for New Society Publishers and a strategic consultant for small and family-owned firms. TL Hill earned a PhD and an MBA from Temple University and an A.B. in Religious Studies from Brown University.

Sample Publications

  • Hill, TL & Scott, Jonathan. 2014. Knows My Business: The Association between Preference for Relational Governance and Owners’ Choice of Banks. Journal of Small Business Management. In press.
  • Hill, TL, Feinberg, Susan & Darendeli, Izzet Sidki. 2014. An institutional perspective on nonmarket strategies for a world in flux. In Lawton, Thomas C. & Rajwani, Tazeeb, eds., The Routledge Companion to Nonmarket Strategy. (NY: Routledge): xx-xx. In press.
  • Hill, TL, Kothari, Tanvi & Shea, Matt. 2010. Patterns of meaning in the social entrepreneurship literature: semantic network analysis insights. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 1 (1): 5-31.
  • Malach-Pines, Alaya, Haim Levy, Agnes Utasi, TL Hill. 2005. Entrepreneurs as cultural heroes: a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary perspective. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 20 (6): 541-555.
  • Hill, TL and Barbara Ferman. 2004. The challenges of agenda conflict in higher-education-community research partnerships: Views from the community side. Journal of Urban Affairs 26 (2): 241-257.

Teaching

Fox School of Business, Temple University

  • Enterprise Management Consulting capstone
  • Social Entrepreneurship Seminar
  • Nonprofit Governance (Fox Board Fellows)

In the News

  • Region’s Business, “Philadelphia’s Growing Culture of Innovation”

Awards

  • Fox Full-Time* MBA Faculty of the Year — 2013
  • Fox Full-Time* MBA Faculty of the Year — 2009
  • MBA Teaching Excellence, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning — 2009
  • Fox School Leader in Teaching and Innovation — 2009
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship Teaching & Research Fellow —2007 – 2008

Industry Experience

  • Managing Director, Fox Management Consulting — 2000 – present
  • Associate Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute, Temple University, Philadelphia — 2000 – 2001
  • Director, Family Business Alliance, Temple University, Philadelphia — 1997 – 2000
  • Management Consultant, Small Business Development Center, Temple University, Philadelphia —1996 –2000
  • Turnaround Consultant, Monthly Review Press — 1995 – 1997
  • Managing Director, New Society Publishers — 1985 – 1997
  • Editorial Board, Peace News magazine — 1983 – 1984
  • Project Coordinator, Providence Area Health Care Foundation — 1982 –1983