Bengal Business November Episode with Catherine Rider and Dr. Neil Tocher
The November edition of Bengal Business Radio Show is hosted by Dr. Shane Hunt, Dean of the ISU College of Business. Dean Hunt welcomes the Development Director for the ISU College of Business, Catherine Rider, and Department Chair for ISU Management and Marketing, Dr. Neil Tocher.
Catherine Rider is an Idaho State University graduate. She holds an undergraduate degree in Public Health and a master’s degree in Athletic Administration. Before her current role in the ISU College of Business Catherine was Development Director for the College of Education. During the interview Dean Hunt credits Rider for a record-setting increase to student scholarships and for her role in the addition of four new endowed professorships in the ISU College of Business.
Dr. Tocher’s primary research interests focus on the influence of social resources on entrepreneurial outcomes, the influence of human resource management practices on the performance of small and emerging firms, and case writing. Tocher has taught courses at the undergraduate and master's levels in entrepreneurship, venture consulting, strategic management, and organizational behavior.