Dr. Rickey Casey

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Dr. Rickey Casey

Dr. Rickey Casey

Adjunct Instructor, Business

D.B.A, Nova Southeastern University
M.B.A., University of Central Arkansas
B.S., College of the Ozarks


Dr. Casey graduated from the University of the Ozarks with a B.S. degree in Accounting and Business Administration in 1979. After graduation, he worked in the banking industry as a a comptroller and vice president, and in law enforcement as an investigator. He then joined began teaching at University of the Ozarks as an adjunct and joined the faculty full-time in 1987.  In addition to teaching full-time at U of O, he teaches as an adjunct for John Brown University.

Dr. Casey is very interested in the role motivation plays in the success of business professionals and actively researches the subject. He has traveled extensively throughout Central America, presenting seminars to various banking institutions and researching the impact of culture on the principles of the Hackman and Oldham Model of Job Motivation and Redesign. He advises his students, “Learn how to motivate, lead, and communicate. Your ‘people skills’ will be a key for success.” He is a great admirer of the management and leadership style of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, and of Peter Drucker, a writer, teacher, and consultant who specializes in strategy and policy for business and social sector organizations.

Away from work, Dr. Casey enjoys playing racquetball and riding 4-wheelers with his family.