Donald Howard

Professor

Donald Howard

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

James M. Hull College of Business

Bio

Born in Columbia, SC and raised in North Augusta, SC. Attended public schools in North Augusta, SC and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Business Economics in 1967 and an MBA in 1968. Worked for Belk Stores, Inc., a private department store retailer, from 1968 to 1987 as Executive Vice President and Supervising Partner. Founded and managed Genin Corporation, a apparel brokerage and consulting firm, from 1987 until 2006. Joined ASU's CoBA as Assistant Professor of Management in 1996 and was granted tenure and became Associate Professor of Management in 2001. Was granted Graduate Faculty status in 2007 and promoted to full Professor in 2008.

Education

  • MBA, Business Administration and Ma University of South Carolina -, 1968

  • BS, Econ, General University of South Carolina -, 1967

  • BSBA, Business/Managerial Economics University of South Carolina -, 1967

Awards & Honors

  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honor Society ASU's HCB Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, 2010

  • Richard Wallace Distinguished Service Award ASU Faculty, 2008

  • Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society ASU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, 2006

  • Town and Gown Award ASU Alumni Association, 2006

  • ASU Presidential Citation ASU Office of the President, 2003

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BUSA 4200

    International Business
  • BUSA 4950

    Selected Topics: International Management: Cuba

Teaching Interests

Strategic Management, Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship, and International Business/Management.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • An Emipirical Analysis of Manager and Employee Gender Effects on Performance Ratings, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Extent of Hospital Director Involvement in Strategic Management: Does TEnure Make a Difference?, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Costal Business Journal, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Incidence of surgical site infections postcolorectal resections without preoperative mechanical or antibiotic bowel preparation., 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Relationship Between Religiousness and Corporate Social Responsibility: Are There Differences Between Business Managers and Students?, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Healthcare (governance issues) industry, new ventures, corporate social responsibility, and the retirement community industry.

College Service

  • HCB Executive Committee, Chair 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • HCB Faculty Assembly, Chair 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • HCB Promotion and Tenure Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • HCB Scholarship Review Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • HCB Faculty Affairs Committee 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AU Study Abroad Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Faculty Development Committee 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRU Committee on Review of Faculty Annual Performance Evaluation and Reporting Form 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRU Faculty Senate Budget Advisory Committee 2012 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRU Buget Advisory Committee 2011 - 2012

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Southwest Case Research Association 2014 - 2014

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Academy of Management Nontraditional Academics Committee, Entrepreneurship Division 2006 - 2008

    Role: Committee Member
  • Paine College Board of Trustees 1985 - 2001

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Georgia Rehabilitation Institute, dba, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital 1996 - Present

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past
  • Board of Trustees, Cape Pine Foundation 2004 - 2016

    Role: Board Member
  • Rotary Club of Augusta 1980 - 2010

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past
  • Bankers First Corporation Board of Directors 1975 - 1996

    Role: Other
  • University Hospital, University Health Services Board of Directors 1975 - 1994

    Role: Board Member