Philip Anderson

Full Professor, Management

phanderson@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5136

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 364
St. Paul, MN 55105

Ph.D., Management, Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota
M.B.A., Management, Industrial Psychology, University of Minnesota
B.S., Business Administration, Management, Industrial Relations, Economics, University of Minnesota

See publications in UST Research Online

Phil Anderson teaches strategic planning and organizational behavior in both the undergraduate business and UST MBA programs. He served as chair of the Management Department for 13 years, from July 1996 to July 2009. In addition, he served as the first director of St. Thomas' Business Semester in London Program in 1995, and was the director again in 2011. Annually since 1997, he has led a month-long summer study abroad program to England and Ireland focusing on strategic planning that features site visits to companies overseas.

Anderson also taught for four years, including one year on a Fulbright Scholars Fellowship, at University College in Cork, Ireland, while on leave from the University of St. Thomas. While in Ireland, he wrote a case study of Waterford Crystal, Ltd. of Waterford, Ireland, which was published by the European Case Clearing House and included in two U.S. case text books. Before joining the University of St. Thomas, Phil was a manager with the Univac Corporation, and taught at the University of Minnesota and at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Anderson is co-author of Micromatic: A Strategic Management Simulation, published by Cengage Learning; and Mogul: A Management Simulation and Maven: A Marketing Simulation, published by Oaktree Simulations. These are computer-based simulation exercises, designed for use as business education and training tools. He has also published more than 40 articles in the areas of educational pedagogy and learning, study abroad and intercultural development, and determinants of ethical behavior.

He the associate editor for Simulation and Gaming: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theory, Practice, and Research. He is also a reviewer for the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, and the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning.

Anderson received his bachelor of science in business, M.B.A. and Ph.D. in management from the University of Minnesota. He has also been active in several professional associations, including the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, where he has served on the board of directors for four years.

Anderson has traveled extensively in Western and Central Europe (before and after the destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989) as well as in North Africa, the Middle East, Australia [20 times], and S.E. Asia (China, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Philippines, Malaysia and Japan). He lived in Cork, Ireland, for four years between 1989 and 1995 and in London for four months in 1995 and again in 2011. Since 1989, Anderson has made more than 50 trips to England and Ireland.

Fall 2014 Courses
Fall 2014 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 305 - A01 Mgmt & Organizational Behavior - - - - - - - -
Description of course Mgmt & Organizational Behavior : CRN: 43020 4 Credit Hours
This course is designed to introduce students to the complexities of working within organizations, regardless of whether it is a for-profit, non-profit, or governmental organization. Certain complexities are common across organizations, irrespective of their goals or size. Understanding these complexities is critical to becoming an effective member of any organization, and this course will develop students' understanding and expertise in leading and managing themselves and others within organizations. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

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J-Term 2015 Courses
J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses
Spring 2015 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
MGMT 305 - 09 Mgmt & Organizational Behavior - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 MCH 116
Description of course Mgmt & Organizational Behavior : CRN: 22008
This course is designed to introduce students to the complexities of working within organizations, regardless of whether it is a for-profit, non-profit, or governmental organization. Certain complexities are common across organizations, irrespective of their goals or size. Understanding these complexities is critical to becoming an effective member of any organization, and this course will develop students' understanding and expertise in leading and managing themselves and others within organizations. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Professor, University of St. Thomas, St Paul (1977 - present)
  • Chair, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (1996 - 2009)
  • Visiting, National University of Ireland, Cork (1995 - 1995)
  • Fulbright Fellowship, National University of Ireland, Cork (1992 - 1993)
  • Adjunct, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1983 - 1993)
  • Visiting, National University of Ireland, Cork (1991 - 1992)
  • Visiting, National University of Ireland, Cork (1989 - 1990)
  • Executive Director, Minnesota Business Hall of Fame, St Paul (1982 - 1986)
  • Assistant Professor, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green (1975 - 1977)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1970 - 1975)
  • Production Supervisor - Material Ordering Analyst, Univac Corporation, Roseville (1965 - 1968)

Professional Memberships
  • Academy of Management
  • Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning

Professional Service
  • Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, Reviewer
  • International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Reviewer
  • Simulation and Gaming Journal, Editor
  • ABSEL - Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, Reviewer

Publications
  • Lawton, L., & Anderson, P. H. (2012). Intercultural development: Study abroad vs. on-campus study. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, (XXI)(2), pp. 86-108
  • Lawton, L., & Anderson, P. H. (2009). Business simulations and cognitive learning: Developments, desires, and future directions. Simulation and Gaming: An International Journal of Theory, Practice and Research, (40)(2), pp. 193-216
  • Rexeisen, R. J., Anderson, P. H., Lawton, L., & Hubbard, A. (2008). Study abroad and intercultural development: A longitudinal study. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, (XVII), pp. 1-20
  • Anderson, P. H., Lawton, L., Rexeisen, R. J., & Hubbard, A. (2006). Short-term study abroad and intercultural sensitivity: A pilot study. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, (30)(4), pp. 457-469
  • Kotey, B., & Anderson, P. H. (2006). Performance of distance learning students in a small business management course. Education + Training, (48)(8/9), pp. 642-653
  • Schumann, P., Scott, T., & Anderson, P. H. (2006). Designing and introducing ethical dilemmas into computer-based simulations. Journal of Management Education, (30)(6), pp. 195-219
  • Kotey, B., & Anderson, P. H. (2005). Comparing the performance of distance learning and traditional students in a business simulation exercise. Journal of Industry and Higher Education, (19)(1), pp. 83-93

Books and Chapters
  • Anderson, P. H. (2008). Understanding Management. In Daft, Bradford, Stevens (Ed.), Work versus play: A motivation exercise. Canada: Thomson/Nelson Publishing
  • Lawton, L., Anderson, P. H., Beveridge, D. A., & Scott, T. W. (2004). Merlin: A marketing simulation. McGraw-Hill, Irwin, Inc

Research Interests
  • Business Education
  • Intercultural Development

Awards and Honors
  • Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, 2007
  • Best Paper award, 1996
  • 1994: Best Paper award, 1994

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