JOSEPH F. MICHLITSCH
AREAS OF INTEREST
Strategic Management and Planning (formulation and implementation), General Management, Management Education, Analytical Thinking and Writing, Organization Development, Training.
Strategic management and planning, general management, related business courses.
1979-present Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Department of Management
Faculty advisor to International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition Team. Over 11 years, team placed fist, second, or third 6 times.
Excellence in Undergraduate Education Grant-SIUE, author and project director: Funding to enter undergraduate team in the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.
· 1999-00, $2000
· 1998-99, $2000
· 1997-98, $5300
· 1996-97, $4240
· 1995-96, $5502
Program-Initiated Learning Assessment Fund Grant-SIUE ($1500), 1997-1998, author and project director: Funding to support undergraduate team in the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.
Senior Assignment Fund Grant‑SIUE, author and project director: Funding to support an undergraduate team in the International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.
· 2005-06, $5,000
· 2003-04, $6,968
· 2002-03, $6,818
· 2001-02, $6, 308
· 1999-00, $5,048
· 1998-99, $3,126
· 1995-96, $1,336
· 1994-95, $5,502
Excellence in Undergraduate Education Grant‑SIUE
1992‑1993, author and project director:
Workshops to educate new faculty and selected graduate assistants in the
1990‑1991, author and project director:
Seminars to teach faculty in the
1989‑1990, project director: Research
project to evaluate written communication in the
· 1989‑1990. Develop core courses (GBA 300, GBA 400, MGMT 441) in the School of Business (with J. Danley, D. Elliott, et al.), ($40027).
Excellence in Graduate Education Grant-SIUE ($2500), 2003, for Mgmt. 595, Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the World of Enron, Andersen & WorldCom. (with M. Segal and J. Wilkerson)
Assessing student learning outcomes: A comparative study of techniques used in business school disciplines. (with M. Siddle) Journal of Education for Business, January/February, 2002.
High-performing, loyal employees: The real way to implement strategy. Strategy & Leadership, November/December, 2000.
Diversity, performance, and satisfaction in student group projects: An empirical study. (with T. Schoenecker & K. Martell) Research in Higher Education, October, 1997.
Guidelines related to disparate impact, burden of proof, and the 1991 Civil Rights Act: Analysis of federal court cases up to Wards Cove. Labor Law Journal, September, 1995.
Writing across the business curriculum: An alternative means of developing and assessing written communication skills. (with D. Ault) Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 24, 4, 1994.
Helping: The basis of managerial supervision. Industrial Management, September/October, 1992.
Competitor analysis: A crucial part of strategic planning. Business Insights, X, 1991.
Helping orientations: Four dimensions. (with
Alternate work schedules, productivity, leave usage and employee attitudes: A field study. (with E.J. Harrick & G.R. Vanek) Public Personnel Management, Summer, 1986.
Managing the span of control. (with D.L. Gipson) Supervisory Management, June, 1984.
Helping orientations: Revised scale development to detect
stylistic approaches. (with
Perceived environmental uncertainty: An instrument with
improved reliability. Proceedings.
The influence of the number of, and uncertainty of,
factors in decision making. Proceedings.
PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS
Session chair; International Conference of the Strategic Leadership Forum. Topic: Transforming the bottom line: Managing performance with real numbers, 1997.
Presentation; Diversity, performance, and satisfaction in
student group projects: An empirical study (with T. Schoenecker & K.
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management Education and Development Division. Session topic: The new AACSB accreditation standards: A prospect of tiering, 1995.
Discussant; Midwest Division of the
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management Education and Development Division. Session topic: Assessing the application and impact of management education and training instruments on strategies, 1994.
Presentation; Overall organizational communication and trust: A preliminary investigation. Convention of The Institute for Behavioral and Applied Management, 1993.
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management
Education and Development Division. Session topic: Experience with transferring
west European and American business theories and teaching methods to
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management Education and Development Division. Session topic: Success factors in action learning programs, 1992.
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management Education and Development Division. Session topic: Enhancing strategic vision in the Strategic Management Course, 1990.
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management Education and Development Division. Session topic: The generalist and the teaching of problem solving abilities, 1989.
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management Education and Development Division. Session topic: Creative approaches to enhancing management education, 1987.
Invited Presentation; Helping orientations and helping
behavior (with C. Miller), symposium titled Pro-social and organizational
Discussant; Academy of Management Convention, Management Education and Development Division. Session topic: Developing new skills in management education and development, 1986.
Presentation; Measuring helping orientations: Attitudes,
which underlay supervisor-subordinate interactions (with C. Miller). Convention
Presentation; Helping orientations: Development of a new
scale and its validity (with S. Frankel & C. Miller).
Session chair and discussant; Midwest American Institute for Decision Sciences Convention. Session topic: Organizational reward systems, 1984.
Presentation; Applying major aspects of Japanese
Presentation; Helping orientations: Scale development to
detect stylistic approaches (with
Session chair and discussant;
Discussant; Southern Management Association Convention. Session topic: Organization structure and unit performance, 1982.
Presentation; Regulatory influences on internal
organizational control responses (with M. Lippitt).
Presentation; A reappraisal of span of control (with M.
BOOKS, CHAPTERS, CASES
P. Lewis, S. Goodman, P. Fandt and J. Michlitsch, Management: Challenges for Tomorrow’s Leaders, 5th. ed, Thomson South-western, 2007.
Revised chapters ten through fifteen of Management: Challenges for tomorrow’s leaders, 4th. ed, by Pamela Lewis, Stephen Goodman, and Patricia Fandt. Thomson South-western, 2004.
Instructor’s manual for Management: Challenges for tomorrow’s leaders, 4th. ed, by Pamela Lewis, Stephen Goodman, and Patricia Fandt. Thomson South-western, 2004.
Test bank for Management: Challenges for tomorrow’s leaders, 4th. ed, by Pamela Lewis, Stephen Goodman, and Patricia Fandt. Thomson South-western, 2004.
Test bank for Entrepreneurship: A process approach, by Robert Baron and Scott Shane. Thomson South-western, 2004.
Internet test bank for Entrepreneurship: A process approach, by Robert Baron and Scott Shane. Thomson South-western, 2004.
Teaching notes published with Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases, Jeffrey S. Harrison, New York: John Wiley & Sonc, Inc., 2003.
· AOL Time Warner Merger
· CNET Networks, Inc.
Competition in the Global Wine Industry: A
· The Department of Justice Versus Microsoft
· Gannett Company, Inc.
· General Motors Corporation: Tooling Up and Scaling Back to Compete Globally
· Robin Hood
· The Scaffold Plank Incident
Video Guide to
Accompany Strategic Management: Competitiveness and
Video Guide to
Accompany Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization by
Resource Manual to Accompany Managing by Dunham and Pierce.
Manual to Accompany Management by Dunham and Pierce.
Instructor's Manual to Accompany Management for Productivity. 2nd. ed. by J. Schermerhorn. NY: John Wiley & Son, 1986.
Exercises and Demonstrations in Management: A Resource Book for Instructors of
SELECTED SERVICE/ADMINISTRATION ACTIVITIES
Strategic Leadership Forum (formerly The Planning Forum), St. Louis Chapter: President (1996-2000; 1989-1991), Vice President, Programs (1986‑1988), Board of Directors (1985-2000).
Midwest Division of the
Management Education and Development Division; 1986‑1999.
Business Policy Division; 1993, 1994, 1999-2005.
Organization Theory Division; 1982, 1983.
Administrative Science Quarterly, invited reviewer, 1986.
Midwest American Institute for Decision Sciences; 1984.
Division of the
Southern Management Association; 1984, 1994.
Strategy and Leadership, ad hoc reviewer; 1999-2000.
Honorary Degree & Distinguished Service Awards, 2003-present.
Chancellor’s Scholar Advisor, 2003-present.
Educational Research & Policy Committee, 2002.
Program Review Committee to review request for new program, MS in Computer Science: Chair, 1999-00.
Graduate Programs Committee: 1999-00.
Program Review Committee for Political Science Program: Chair, 1997-98.
Committee for Higher Administrator Performance Appraisal (CHAPA): Chair (1994‑1995), member (1991‑1994 ).
Committee on Assessment: (1992‑1995).
Academic Standards and Policy Committee: (1993‑1995); re‑wrote undergraduate admission standards.
Education and Research Policy Committee: (1992‑1993).
Presidential Scholar Advisor: (1990‑1991).
Program Committee of the Graduate Council: reviewed graduate program in Biology (1988‑1989).
Graduate Course Review Committee: Chair (1985‑1986), member (1984‑1985).
Program Review Committee for Health Education Program: Chair (1983).
Various other committees: (1980‑1984).
Internal Analysis for Strategic Plan Task Force, 2003, Chair
Task Force for Orientation for Part-time Faculty, 2003-present, Chair.
Mentor Committee, 2003-2004.
Committee to Coordinate Strategy Courses with Other Core: (1996-2001).
MBA Off Campus Advisor: (1992‑1995).
MBA Implementation Committee: (1994).
MBA 534 Course Committee: (1994‑1996).
Committee on Undergraduate Excellence: (1989‑1991).
Research and Projects: Secretary (1988‑1990).
Academic Policy Committee: member (1983‑1988).
MBA Case Guidelines Committee: Chair (1986).
Various other committees: (1983‑1985).
Department of Management
Personnel Committee: (1996-2000, Chair 1989-1992, 2001-2002).
Coordinator of strategy courses: (1995-2005).
Curriculum Task Force: (1989).
Departmental Direction Task Force: (1989).
Peer Review Committee: (1986‑1988, 1989‑1991), Chair (1993‑2002).
Various other committees: (1980‑1985).
American Parkinson's Disease Association, St. Louis Chapter: First Vice President (1995‑1996), Second Vice President (1994), Executive Committee (1993-1996), Chair Public Relations Committee (1995), Chair, Fund raising Committee, (1996).
Phi Kappa Phi (honor society), SIUE Chapter: President (1987‑1988), Secretary/Treasurer (1986‑1987), Executive Board (1984‑1989), Public Relations Officer (1989‑1990), chair of various committees.
Human Resources Management Association,
Licensed Facilitator of Covey's Seven Habits Training:
(1995-present). Conducted program twice
for faculty/staff, twice for students during Business Hour,
Family Business Forum: (1994), participated in two Family Business Forums at request of Richard Luma, Director, Office of Management Studies.
Advisor to SIUE administrators: Colby Ardis, Dean of Engineering ‑ strategic planning (1991); Mark Rossow, Chair, Civil Engineering ‑ goal setting (1992).
Presented Supervisor's Workshop to University administrators. Topic: Humanizing the Work Environment. (1988), requested by University Personnel Services. Essentially supervisory/management training.
BUSINESS EXPERIENCE - CONSULTING
Strategic Planning and Strategy Determination
Assisting William Finnie, Director of Business Consulting Group, Grace & Co., with re-writing his strategy book for the practitioner, participating with various consulting projects – while on sabbatical, Fall, 1999.
Electronics & Space Corporation, (Defense contractor entering commercial markets), 1995-1996.
Southwest Mobile Systems, (Defense contractor entering commercial markets), 1995.
Hilton Systems, Inc., (Defense contractor entering commercial markets), 1994.
Conference on Education,
Cope Plastics Company, strategic planning, 1989.
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Department of Family Practice, strategic planning, 1988.
Yonaka Jewelry, management, marketing strategy, 1988.
Monsanto Chemical Company, Planning Department; internal consultant, strategy and competitor analysis, 1987.
Consolidated Aluminum Company, strategic planning and productivity improvement, 1985.
Small Business Administration, Vice President SCORE/ACE Black Hills SD Chapter, volunteer counselor for SBA clients, consulting focused on overall business planning, 1973-1976.
Strategic Management Implementation, Related Consulting
Home Nursery, improving relationships, communication between management and employees, 1999.
Clark Oil & Refining Co., corporate‑wide intervention to improve overall management through involvement/team work, 1991-1994.
TIP of Illinois Health Services, Inc., team building for implementing strategy and goals, 1989.
Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, State of
Northland Financial Corporation, team focus to improve management and achieve goals, 1988.
McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, design/interpretation of evaluation of participative management program, 1986.
A.O. Smith Automotive Products Company, plant-wide intervention to improve overall management through employee involvement/team work approach, 1985-1988.
U.S. Army Audit Agency, St. Louis Office, teamwork to improve overall management, 1985.
Other interventions, seminars, various companies and groups, topics of communication, motivation, basic management/supervisory training, 1978-1992.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Phi Kappa Phi (National Honor Society)
Beta Gamma Sigma (National Honor Society in Business).
SIUE; Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, Spring, 2001.
“Special long-term constancy, devotion, and interest in developing your students,” International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, 2003.
Second-place award from the Mid-Continent East AACSB for Mgmt. 595- Ethics and Corporate Responsibility in the World of Enron, Andersen & WorldCom. Developed with M. Segal and J. Wilkerson, 2004.
Strategic Leadership Forum; appreciation award for service as president, St. Louis Chapter, 1990 and 1991.