Morrison School of Agribusiness
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1975; MBA, Ohio State University, 1968; B.S., Ohio State University, 1966
Arizona State University: 1975-present. Previous Appointments: Wright State University, The College of Steubenville
My interests with respect to scholarship, writing, and creative contributions are entrepreneurship and small business management, management education and development, strategic management, and undergraduate business education.
Editorial Board, Journal of Business Venturing; Ad Hoc reviewer, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice; Chair, ASU East Academic Chairs/Directors Council, 2002-2004
"Entrepreneuring" with Suresh Chakravarthy in "Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering," Vol. 7, John G. Webster, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 2000.
"Sharpening Communication Skills for Knowledge Management," American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Proceedings, 1999, pp. 31-40.
"Entrepreneurship: Starting Your Own Business," text-workbook, Cincinnati: South-Western Publishing Co., 1999.
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AGB 425 - Food Supply Networks
Methods, resources and information used to store and deliver food products in a global market. Supplier and customer perspectives help students understand what it takes to develop competitive advantage through distribution and logistics in a global marketplace. Emphasizes food supply network complexities and system design that helps develop critical thinking skills students will be able to use in any area of business. Practicum section with field trips to major food business firms, governmental organizations and industry associations located in metro Phoenix and Nogales area.
AGB 445 - Food Retailing
Food retail management. Discusses trends, problems, and functions of food retail managers within various retail institutions.
AGB 499 - Individualized Instruction
Provides an opportunity for original study or investigation in the major or field of specialization on an individual and more autonomous basis. Neither a substitute for a catalog course nor a means of taking a catalog course on an individual basis. Requires application well in advance of regular registration with the student's advisor, the advisor's signature, and approval by both the instructor with whom the student will work and the chair of the department offering the course.
BUA 383 - Small Bus Working Relationship
Addresses communication and the people in a business--clients, employees, suppliers, competitors, governments, family, and self development.
BUA 384 - Small Bus Operations & Plnning
Planning and executing plans--the what, when, where, how, and who from product/service/project idea to pay back or completion.