Andrew Michael

Andrew Michael, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Business Management

Beatty 314

michaela@wit.edu





Dr. Andrew Michael is an Associate Professor in the Business Management department.  He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University and his Master of Arts degree in Economics from Northeastern University.

Dr. Michael has over 20 years of experience teaching ethnically, racially and culturally diverse learners.  He has taught traditional and non-traditional students at the undergraduate and M.B.A. levels. Andrew tries to adopt a student centered teaching style that aims to help students learn how to learn so that they can successfully meet the challenges of a constantly changing global work environment and make meaningful contributions to their communities. Some of the courses he has taught include human resource management, organizational behavior, managing diversity in organizations, introduction to management, teamwork and collaboration, managerial economics, money and banking, small business management, personal finance, and international economic integration. Dr. Michael has also served on numerous MBA thesis presentation committees and has experience developing and teaching online courses.

Dr. Michael is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Organizational Analysis and serves as a reviewer for the academic journals Personnel Review and The International Journal of Human Resource Management. He has presented his research at various conferences and has served as chair for HRM/OB panel sessions at the EuroMed Research Business Institute’s (EMRBI) annual EuroMed conferences. He has published in peer review journals and edited books. His current research interests include humanistic management and corporate social responsibility; work life balance, work attitudes and motivation; person-environment fit; emotional intelligence; and political economy.

Between 2011 and 2013, Dr. Michael was the main trainer for managers in Cyprus enrolled in the Certified Manager professional training program sponsored by the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM). While living in Cyprus, he was a consultant to small businesses and also served as president/manager of voluntary youth organizations. He also served in the Cyprus National Guard as a sergeant where he trained numerous army recruits.


Awards and Honors

  • 2013 Publishing Author Excellence Award, NCU Lambda Eta Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business
  • 2013 EuroMed Conference Track Chair Award
  • 2010 Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Delta Mu Delta (Honor Society Business), January 2008
  • Ranked in the top 5% of all graduate economics students of Northeastern University during the decade 1983-1993
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Honor Society Economics), June 1992.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (National Honorary Society Business), June 1990

Affiliations

  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Association for Evolutionary Economics (AFEE)
  • European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE)
  • Cyprus Economic Society (CES)
  • Cyprus Human Resource Management Association (CYHRMA)
  • EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI)

Recent & Forthcoming Publications

  • Michael. A. (2014). Capitalism at a crossroad: Unfulfilled expectations and future challenges. In H. H. Kazeroony & A. Stachowicz (Eds.), Capitalism and the Social Relationship: An Organizational Perspective (pp. 303-319). Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Michael, A. (2013). Understanding and Reducing Business Corruption through Movies and World Wide Web Videos. In A. Stachowicz & H. Hansen (Eds.), Teaching Anti-corruption: Developing a Foundation for Business Integrity (ch. 9). New York: Business Expert Express (Principles for Responsible Management Education collection).
  • Michael, A. (2012). Pursuing organizational integrity to create humanistic organizations. In W. Amann & A. Stachowicz (Eds.). Integrity in organizations – Building the foundations for humanistic management (pp. 19-39). (Humanism in Business Series), Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Michael, A. (forthcoming). The Importance of Corporate Social Performance: A Review of the Construct’s Evolution and Relation to Financial Performance. In A. Stachowicz (Ed.), Corporate Social Performance: Paradoxes, Pitfalls and Pathways to the Better World. Information Age Publishing.
  • Michael, A. (forthcoming). Associate Editor, Ch.15 Attitudes, perceptions, learning and stress (and author of subsection on Job Satisfaction). In C. Wankel (Ed.), Contemporary Management. Palgrave Macmillan.

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