Resume

Education

  • Post Doctoral Seminar (45 hours), University of South Carolina, June, 1999.
  • Post Doctoral Course (45 hours), Brigham Young University, Summer, 1998.
  • Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, Brigham Young University, 1987. Dissertation Topic: Essential Factors Associated With the Survival of Financially Endangered Private Colleges and Universities, 1975-1985.
  • B.A. in Language Arts, Southern Utah University, 1985.
  • Master of Business Administration, Oregon State University, 1972.
  • B.S. in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 1971.

Academic Experience

  • MBA Director, 1999- present
  • Department Chair: Department of Management and Marketing, 2001-present.
  • Program Chair: Management and Marketing, 1998-2001
  • Professor of Business, Southern Utah University, 1981-present. Primary teaching responsibilities include Strategy, Organizational Behavior, International Business and Government and Business.
  • Adjunct Professor, National University, San Diego, 1976-1979. Taught Management and Business courses.

Professional Experience

  • Paid management consultant to the following organizations:
    • Five County Association of Governments
    • City of St. George
    • City of Cedar City, Utah
    • City of Kanab, Utah
    • City of Ephraim, Utah
    • City of Nephi, Utah
    • Western Electrochemical Company
    • O'Sullivan Industries
    • Dixie Regional Medical Center
    • Circle 4 Farms, Inc.
    • Kane County Regional Medical Center
    • Goer Manufacturing
    • Smead Manufacturing, Inc.
    • Convergys, Inc.
  • Paid legal analyst for the following law firms:
    • Bryan Jackson, Cedar City, Utah
    • Tadd Draper and Associates, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Partner: Economic Consulting Associates, LLP
  • Certified and licensed management trainer since 1994 for:
    • Zenger-Miller (Times Mirror)
    • Vital Learning (McGraw Hill)
    • Kaset International (Times Mirror)
  • Partner and Sales Manager, Santa Fe Mortgage, San Diego, California, 1978-1981
  • Loan Officer, California First Bank, San Diego, 1974-1978
  • Loan Officer, Union Bank, Los Angeles, 1972-1974

Published Journal Articles

  • "Myths and Realities of College Retirement," (with Barczyk, Casimir, Vredenburg, Dennis and Carstenson, Larry). Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics, Summer, 2009.
  • "Academic Dishonesty at Southern Utah University: Policies, Procedures and Experiences in the School of Business," with Greg Powell. Journal of the Academy of Business Administration, Spring, 2008.
  • "An Analysis of Trends in Academic Dishonesty in American Universities: What Professors Think," with James Frost and Casimir Barczyk. Journal of Business Inquiry, January, 2007.
  • "The Impact of Currency Fluctuations on Corporate Expatriate Assignments," Contemporary Business Readings, published by the Academy of Business Administration, October, 2006.
  • "How Rapid Valuation Changes in Currencies Affect MNC Strategic Planning," Contemporary Business Readings, published by the Academy of Business Administration, June, 2006.
  • "Student Involvement and Perceived Learning: An Ancedotal Comparison of Traditional Versus Grounded Cases," (with Wayne Roberts and Derek Snow). Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics, March, 2005.
  • "How Multinational Companies Gain a Competitive Advantage Through the Effective Use of Knowledge Management," Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics, December, 2000.
  • "Knowledge Management and Competitive Advantage in the Global Setting: How the Use of Effective KM Techniques Has Changed Multinational Business," (with Greg Powell). Contemporary Business Readings, 2000 edition, published by the Academy of Business Administration, Ypsilanti, MI.
  • "The Changing American Tax Structure: Who Really Pays?" (with James Jensen). Encyclia, Salt Lake City, Utah, August, 1998.
  • "Economic and Social Inequality in Utah," Encyclia, Salt Lake City, Utah, April, 1996.
  • "Congress Napped While S&Ls Were Sapped," Business and Society Review, New York, New York, Winter, 1991.
  • "How Private Colleges Survive a Financial Crisis: Tools for Effective Planning and Management." Planning for Higher Education. January, 1990.
  • REPRINT: "How Private Colleges Survive a Financial Crisis: Tools for Effective Planning and Management," AGB Reports. Association of Governing Boards, Washington D.C., June, 1989.

Chapters in Books/Book Reviews/Readings

  • BOOK REVIEW: Conklin, David, W., "The Environment of Business: International Perspectives," 1st ed. Sage Publications, 2008.
  • BOOK REVIEW: Wild, John J., International Business, An Integrated Approach, 2nd ed. Prentice-Hall, 2001.
  • BOOK REVIEW: Weidenbaum, Murray A., Business and Government in the Global Marketplace, 6th ed., Prentice-Hall, 2000.
  • BOOK REVIEW: McGuire, Andrew G., Personal Finance, 1st ed., South-Western College Publishing, 1999.
  • "Poverty and Economic Inequality in Utah," with Richard Ropers. Chapter in book entitled Utah in the 1990s, by Tim Heaton, 2nd ed., Signature Books, New York, N.Y., 1995.
  • BOOK REVIEW: Cole, Robert H., Consumer and Commercial Credit Management, 9th ed., Irwin Publishing Company, Homewood, Illinois, 1990.
  • BOOK REVIEW: Bird, Gerald A., Personal Financial Planning, McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, New York, 1992.
  • Utah Real Estate Forms, State of Utah, 1986. Written for the Utah Department of Real Estate for use by licensees who wish to recertify.

Refereed Proceedings Articles

  • "A Comparison and Content Analysis of Professor Reactions to Scenarios of Academic Dishonesty at Three American Universities," Proceedings of the Annual conference of the Mountain Plains Management Association, Kearney, Nebraska, October, 2008 (with Jim Frost and Casimir Barczyk).
  • "Academic Dishonesty at Southern Utah University: Policies, Procedures and Experiences in the School of Business." Paper presented at the annual conference of the Academy of Business Administration, Denver, Colorado, April 11-15, 2007 (with Greg Powell).
  • "An Analysis of Trends in Academic Dishonesty in American Universities: What Professors Think," Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mountain Plains Management Association, Orem, Utah, October 19, 2006 (with Jim Frost). Published in proceedings.
  • "The Impact of Currency Fluctuations on Corporate Expatriate Assignments," Paper presented at the international conference of the Academy of Business Administration, Munich, Germany, August, 2006. Published in proceedings.
  • "How Rapid Valuation Changes in Currencies Affect MNC Strategic Planning," Paper presented at the annual conference of the Academy of Business Administration, Denver, Colorado, June, 2006. Published in proceedings.
  • "How Rapid Swings in Currency Values Impact International Trade Relations and Commerce." Paper presented at the annual Mountain Plains Management conference, Cedar City, Utah, October 14, 2005. Published in proceedings.
  • "The Impact of Currency Fluctuations on Corporate Expatriate Assignments." Paper presented at the national conference of the Allied Academies, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 14, 2005 (with Gerry Calvasina). Published in proceedings.
  • "How to Get Your Paper Published: Creative Ideas to Help Faculty Build their Publishing Portfolio." Workshop conducted at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah, October 14, 2005. Abstract published in proceedings.
  • "EU/US Currency Fluctuations, and the Resulting Impact on Bilateral Trade Relations, Commerce and International Lending," Paper presented at the Oxford Rountable, Oxford University, Oxford, England, July, 2005.
  • "Learning and Involvement in the Classroom: An Anecdotal Comparison of Traditional Versus Grounded Cases." Paper presented at the Allied Academies International Conference, March, 2005. Published in Academy of Educational Leadership Proceedings 10 (1), (with Wayne Roberts and Derek Snow).
  • "How Undergraduate Students Can Help A University Meet Its Marketing Goal- A Case Study," Paper presented at the annual conference of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Moscow, Idaho, October, 2003 (with Derek Snow and Wayne Roberts). Published in proceedings.
  • "International Corporate Responsibility: How the Recent American Experience Will Affect Global Business Practices," Paper presented at Mountain Plains Management Conference, Durango, Colorado, October, 2002. Abstract published in proceedings.
  • "Economic Damage Assessments for Lawyers," Brown Bag presentation presented at SUU, April 17, 2003. With Rhead Bowman.
  • "International Corporate Responsibility," Panel discussion presented at Mountain Plains Management Conference, Durango, Colorado, October, 2002.
  • "Long and Short Run Impacts of Deregulation," Paper presented at the annual conference of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Pocatello, Idaho, October, 2001.
  • "Strategic Implications of M & A Activity in the Financial Sector," Paper presented at the annual conference of the Academy of Business Administration, San Antonio, April, 2001.
  • "The Evolution of Contemporary Banking: How Changes in the Law are Impacting Bank Management Strategy." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Cedar City, Utah, October, 2000.
  • "Knowledge Management and Competitive Advantage in the Global Setting: How the Use of Effective KM Techniques Has Changed Multinational Business." Paper presented at the International Conference of the Academy of Business Administration, Vancouver, Canada, April, 2000. Published in Book of Readings.
  • "A Summary of the Current Literature in the Field of Knowledge Management." Paper presented at the Academy of Business Administration Annual Conference Conference, Reno, Nevada, April, 1999.
  • "An Application of Knowledge Management Fundamentals in a Corporate Setting." Paper presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Denver, Colorado, October, 1998.
  • "Social and Economic Trends in Southern Utah." Paper presented for the Center for Faculty Excellence, Southern Utah University, October 21, 1997.
  • "An Analysis of Wage and Cost Trends in Southern Utah, 1990-1997." Paper presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Grand Junction, Colorado, October, 1997.
  • "Social and Economic Trends in Utah: Divergence and Inequality on the Rise." Paper presented at the National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics, San Francisco, California, July, 1996.
  • "An Analysis of Wage Levels in Southern Utah, 1991-1995." Paper presented at Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Orem, Utah, May, 1996.
  • "Economic Development and Increasing Social Problems in Utah." Paper presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Moscow, Idaho, October, 1995.
  • "A Comparison of EDNET and Traditional Business Course Evaluations: A Case Study." Paper presented at the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Logan, Utah, May, 1995.
  • "United States Taxation: The Evolution of the How, Why and Who Pays of Tax Policy," with James Jensen. Paper presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Durango, Colorado, October 14, 1994.
  • "Academic Dishonesty in Business Schools: A Case Study." Paper presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference, Cedar City, Utah, November, 1993.

Other

  • 2002-present: Chair, SUU Faculty Development Grants Committee
  • 2003-2004 Chair, SUU Strategic Planning Committee,
  • 2004-present: Co-Chair, SUU Steering Committee, Center for Rural Innovation
  • 2003-present: Member, SUU Graduate Committee
  • 2002: Convocations Panel: "Service: Building Communities and Changing Lives," SUU Convocations Series, October 31, 2002.
  • 1999-2002: Editor, Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics.
  • 2001-2003: Member, Editorial Review Board, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences.
  • 1998-present: Member, Editorial Review Board, Journal of the Academy of Business Administration.
  • 1997-present: Member, Editorial Review Board, Mountain Plains Journal of Business and Economics.
  • 1998-present Member, Academy of Management
  • 1996-present Member, Academy of Business Administration
  • 1988-1996: Cedar City Councilman (elected office).

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Business
  • Personal Finance
  • Organizational Behavior and Ethics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Management Concepts
  • Advanced Managerial Finance
  • Small Business Management
  • Money and Banking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Institutions
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Sales Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • International Business
  • Macroeconomics
  • Government, Business & Ethics
  • Microeconomics

Honors and Awards

  • Member, Betta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Best Paper Award, Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, 1994 ("Economic and Social Inequality in Utah")
  • President's Award for Outstanding Faculty Member, 1987 and 1992.
  • Listed in Who's Who in Finance and Industry, 1992, 1994 and 1996; Who's Who in the West, 1994; Who's Who in America, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2004; and Who's Who in the World, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004.