Theresa M. Welbourne

Theresa M. Welbourne

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FirsTier Banks Distinguished Professor of Business

University of Colorado, Boulder, Ph.D. in Business Administration, May, 1992. 

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Management
Dr. Theresa M. Welbourne is the FirsTier Banks Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She also is the founder, president, and CEO of eePulse, Inc. (, a human capital technology and consulting firm. Dr. Welbourne’s expertise is focused on the dynamics of high growth and high change organizations, examining the culture and processes necessary for continuous growth. Dr. Welbourne’s research and work have been featured in popular publications such as Inc. Magazine, Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Business Week, New York Times, and Entrepreneur Magazine and published in books and in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Organization Behavior, Journal of Applied Psychology and more. Theresa is author of the Leadership Pulse™ initiative, which is the first real-time data and dialogue learning opportunity for leaders ( for more information). Theresa is a prolific writer, well known speaker, and she focuses on turning rigorous research into practical tools that are being used by organizations around the world. In addition, she is an affiliated researcher with the Center for Effective Organizations, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. Prior to joining UNL she was a faculty member at University of Southern California, University of Michigan and Cornell University. She also spent several years in industry prior to obtaining her PhD.  Theresa teaches in executive education programs and consults with Fortune 100 firms as well as with smaller, growth organizations. 
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CBA 271
P.O. Box 880491
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
Phone: +1-402-472-3324
Fax: +1-402-472-5855

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