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Kristie Loescher

Senior Lecturer

Department: BBA Program OfficeHealth Care InitiativeManagement

Additional Titles: Senior Lecturer

Contact Information

CBA 3.242

Biography Professor Loescher teaches management, leadership, and business communications. She has her doctorate in business administration from Nova Southeastern University, specializing in human resources management. Prior to her career in academia, Kristie worked in the healthcare industry for 15 years in the areas of quality assurance, utilization management, and clinical research. Her academic publications focus on ethical education, organizational ethics, communication, change management, diversity management, process improvement in health care delivery systems, and health care reform. Dr. Loescher is the assistant dean for instructional innovation for the McCombs School and the academic director for the Healthcare Innovation Initiative. Dr. Loescher is also a co-author of the book, Communication Matters: Write, Speak, Succeed published by Kendall Hunt in 2007 with a second edition in 2010.
Publications
Kristie J. Loescher. 2017. ACA Strengthened Weakest Link. Austin American Statesman Jan. 22.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2014. Power by Jeffrey Pfeffer [Book review / summary], in The Manager’s Bookshelf 10th edition., Jon Pierce, ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2012. The Manager's Bookshelf 10th Edition (Book review/summary). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2011. Healthcare Reform in the Obama Administration: Issues Facing Providers. The Univeristy of Texas at Austin Healthcare Symposium.
Erin E. Porter, Kristie J. Loescher, Janet J Riekenberg, and Jan H. Starnes. 2010. Communication Matters: Write, Speak, Succeed: A Collection of Readings in Business Communications, 2nd ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2010. Reengineering decision-making within a healthcare network. The University of Texas at Austin Healthcare Symposium.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2007. Amazing Race for MIS: A University-Industry Partnership to Build and Attract More IT Professionals, in The 2007 Pfeiffer Annual: Human Resource Management, Robert Preziosi, ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Erin E. Porter, Kristie J. Loescher, Janet J Riekenberg, and Jan H. Starnes. 2007. Communication Matters: Write, Speak, Succeed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2007. Managing Diversity Challenges: Two Case Perspectives, in The 2007 Pfeiffer Annual: Human Resources Management, Robert Preziosi, ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2007. The One Thing You Need To Know…About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success by Marcus Buckingham, in The Manager’s Bookshelf, Managers Jon Pierce, ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2006. Before You Train - Reframe: A Guide to the Organizational Structure and Corporate Culture Components Required for Effective Ethics Training Programs. Employee Relations Today 33(3), 1-11.
Kristie J. Loescher. 2006. Characteristics of an Information-Driven Organization: Reengineering Decision-Making Within a Healthcare Network. SCMS Journal of Indian Management 3(1).
Kristie J. Loescher. 2005. The Impact of an "Ethics Across the Curriculum" Initiative on the Cognitive Moral Delvelopment of Business School Undergraduates. Teaching Ethics 5(2).
Kristie J. Loescher. 2004. Mandatory Arbitration of Employment Disputes, in The 2004 Pfeiffer Annual: Human Resource Management, Robert Preziosi, ed. Jossey-Bass.
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Academic Leadership and Awards
Teaching Awards
Tower Award "Outstanding Community-Based Learning" for MAN 334M Healthcare Systems Management2019
Appreciation Award, Services for Students with Disabilities, 2010, 20152017
The Eyes of Texas Excellence Award2015
Texas Blazers Faculty Appreciation Award2014
Tower Award "Outstanding Academic Service Learning Professor2012
The University of Texas at Austin Presidential Service Learning Commendation, 2009-2010
Faculty Honor Roll, Fall 2007, Spring 2009
Academic Service Learning Commendation, 2008-2009
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