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Department of Marketing and Management

Dr. Marilyn Young

Dr. Marilyn Young

Title: Professor of Management
Department: Department of Management & Marketing
Building: BUS 113
Phone: 903.566.7437


Ph. D. (Business Administration) University of Arkansas
M.B.A. University of Arkansas
B.S.B.A. University of Arkansas

Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Young’s primary teaching interests are Organizational Behavior and Leadership. Her present research interests are team building, underutilization of labor, hidden unemployment, and entrepreneurship. She conducts research for economic development agencies on labor markets and wage and benefits analysis. She performs business research and seminars for both profit and non-profit organizations.


Professor Young earned a Ph.D. degree in Business Administration with a major in Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, The University of Arkansas She has published in several journals and has given many seminars in management and marketing.  She was appointed as a Hibbs Fellow with Hibbs Institute for Business & Economic Research for her work in economic development.

Dr. Young is on editorial board of the Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship and has been the recipient of teaching and research awards during her career in academia.  Her research has appeared in the Journal of Advances in Production and Engineering Management, Midwestern Business Review, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Journal of Small Business Strategy, and other peer-reviewed publications.   She has presented at conferences such as Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, Academy of Business Research,   Association of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Federation of Academic Disciplines, and Southern Management Association.

She organized the U. T. Tyler Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter and was President/Faculty Sponsor from 1998 to 2010. She has served as Chair, Department of Management and Marketing; Director, Small Business Institute; Director, MBA Program; and Director, Internship Program. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra and continues to study Spanish.

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