Ph.D. - University of Georgia, June, 1982. Management Policy and Strategy
MBA - Kansas State University. Finance
MA - Western Michigan University. History
BA - Western Michigan University. History
Professional & Academic Experience:
The University of Akron, Department of Management August, 1992 Position: Professor
September 1986 to August, 1992 Position: Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty, Tenured (1989)
Kent State University, Department of Administrative Sciences, Position: Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty
University of Georgia, College of Business Administration, Athens, Georgia Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant
Marshall University, College of Business and Applied Science, Huntington, West Virginia Position: Management Instructor
Kansas State University, College of Business Administration Manhattan, Kansas Position: Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
United States Army, Comptroller Department, Fort Riley, Kansas Two and one half years of military service Position: Leadership Instructor and Management Analyst
Manhattan Mercury - City Newspaper, Manhattan, Kansas Position: Staff Writer
Kmart, Retail Store Management, Battle Creek, Michigan Position: Assistant Manager
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Manuscripts Accepted by Refereed Journals for Publication:
"Searching for Cross-Cultural, Moral and Ethical Reality: A Case of Bribery in an International Context." (First author with coauthor, Michael Camarata) in International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior, forthcoming in 2007.
"Moral Decision Making: Searching for the Highest Moral Expected Value." (Single author) in International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior, forthcoming in 2007.
"Mary Parker Follett: A Bridge over Management’s Troubled Waters." (Single author) The International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 30, No. 4, March 2007, pp. 363 – 366.
"Peering at the Past Century’s Corporate Strategy Through the Looking Glass of Time-Series Analysis: Extrapolating from Chandler’s Classic Mid-Century American Firms." (Coauthor with William Acar, Robert Keating, William Hall and Richard Engdahl), Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 40, No. 5, July 2003, pp. 1226 - 1254.
"Benchmarking Financial Assessment in the Strategy Course: A Qualitative and Quantitative Template." (First author with coauthor, Steve Dunphy) Journal of Education for Business, Vol. 78, No. 4, March/April 2003, pp 205 - 212.
"Is Chester Barnard Still Relevant for the New Millennium? Introduction to the Chester Barnard Special Issue." (Single author) Management Decision, Vol.40, No. 10, 2002, pp. 928 – 931.
"An Empirical Exploration of Measures of Social Responsibility Across the Spectrum of Organizational Types." (Coauthor with William Acar and Ronald M. Lowy) The International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2001, pp.26 - 57.
"Flight Plan: Motivation." (Coauthor with Steven M. Dunphy), Training and Development, Vol. 55, No. 10, October 2001, pp. 18 - 19.
"Using Metaphors to Facilitate Cooperation and Resolve Conflict: Examining the Case of Disneyland Paris." (First author with coauthor Grigorios Karimalis), Journal of Change Management, Vol 2, No. 1, August 2001, pp. 23 - 32.
"Managerial Lessons for a New Millennium: Contributions from Chester Barnard and Frank Capra," (First author with coauthor Steven M. Dunphy), The Journal of Management History [Now incorporated as Management Decision], Vol.39, No 1 & 2, 2001, pp. 156 - 164.
"Chandler’s Strategy and Structure -- A Chicken or Egg Phenomenon?" (Coauthor with Richard, A. Engdahl and Robert Keating), The Journal of Organizational Development, Vol. 18, No. 4, Winter 2000, pp. 21 - 34.
"Spontaneous Organizational Reconfiguration: A Historical Example Based on Xenophon's Anabasis," (Single author), Organizational Science, Vol.7, No. 4, 1996, pp.445-460.
"Reconfiguring the B-School: A Normative Approach," (First author with coauthor Clifford T. West, Jr.) in Journal of Education for Business, Vol. 72, No. 2, 1996, pp. 37-41.
"Strategic Leadership and Skill Usage by Academic Presidents," (Coauthor with Marc J. Martin and Rongxin Chen) in Journal of Leadership Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1m 1996, pp. 139-150. [Do Leadership Skills Correlate With Strategic Planning?" An accompanying research note in same volume by authors, pp. 151-157].
"A Strategic Theory of Efficiency; and Entrepreneurial Behavior," (Coauthor with Arlyn Melcher), Honorable Mention through the Foundation for Administrative Research in conjunction with Planning Review and the Academy of Management.