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  1. 1. STANLEYC. ABRAHAMPh.D. , Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship www.csupomona.edu/~scabraham Management and Human Resources (MHR) Dept. President College of Business Administration FUTURE BY DESIGN California State Polytechnic University Strategy and Profitability Consultants 3801 W. Temple Avenue 2428 28th Street, No. 6 Pomona, CA 91768-4083 Santa Monica, CA 90405 Tel: (909) 869-2420 Tel: (310) 450-2340 FAX: (909) 869-4353 www.futurebydesign.biz scabraham@csupomona.edu stan@futurebydesign.biz CURRICULUM VITA Education Ph.D., Management, Graduate School of Management (now UCLA Anderson), University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1976 Major Field: Information Systems (Strategy) Minor Fields: Socio-Technical Systems, Futures Research Dissertation Title: “The Public Accounting Profession: An Application of Futures Research Methods to Identifying and Clarifying Its Problems,” 2 vols Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Richard O. Mason S.M., Management, Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (now MIT Sloan), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1968 Thesis Title: “Conceptual Design of an Information System for the Effective Management of Human Resources at MIT” Thesis Advisor: Dr. Michael Scott-Morton B.Sc.(Eng.), Mechanical Engineering, University of London, England, 1963 Academic Experience TEACHING EXPERIENCE California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, College of Business Administration, Management and Human Resources Department Professor, 1995-Present; Associate Professor, 1991-1995, awarded tenure 1995. Teaches the required Strategic Management capstone course in both under-graduate, MBA, and PMBA programs, and courses in Introduction to Management, New Venture Creation, The Business Plan, Emergent Ventures, Entrepreneurial Strategies and Corporate Renewal, and Seminar in Management in the MBA and PMBA programs, all with excellent evaluations. Helped design ten new entrepreneurship courses in both the MBA and undergraduate programs (1993), helped redesign the undergraduate entrepreneurship courses (2000-02), and cofounded the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 1993 (Director, 1996-99) (now defunct). Helped design the MSBA program in Entrepreneurship (1995, since folded into the MBA Program with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship).
  2. 2. Curriculum Vita 2 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham University of Southern California, Graduate School of Business Administration, Department of Organization and Management, Los Angeles, CA, and Loyola Marymount University, College of Business, Los Angeles, CA, Adjunct Professor, 1989-90 (taught strategic-management courses in their MBA Programs) Pepperdine University School of Business & Management, Culver City, CA, Associate Professor of Strategy, 1981-88, Adjunct Professor, 1980-81. Taught strategic-management courses in the MBA, Executive MBA, Malibu MBA (fulltime), and BSM Programs, participated and organized strategy-simulation-weekend games, designed the EMBA Program, and created a strategy simulation for the BSM Program ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS HELD Pepperdine University School of Business & Management, Los Angeles, CA Chair, Department of Management, 1986-87 Chair, Strategy Department, 1984-86 ACADEMIC COMMITTEES California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA Course Coordinator for Strategic Management MHR 410 course (1998-present) Entrepreneurship Faculty Group and Advisor, MHR Dept. (1993-present) Chair, Teaching Excellence Task Force (Fall 2007, aborted before final report issued) MHR Department RTP Committee (1995-97, 1998-2003, 2004-05, Chair 2002-03, 2004-05, 2006-08) MHR Department Recruiting Committee (1994, 1997, 2001-02, 2006-07) Chair, Graduate Programs Task Force (Fall 2005) College of Business Undergraduate Studies Committee (Spring 2004) College of Business Strategic-Planning Committee (2003-04) MHR Department Curriculum Committee (2000-present) Ad Hoc Building Committee (1998-99) MBA Reengineering Committee (1998-99) Dean’s Stakeholder Committee (1997-99) MHR Department Professional Development Plan Committee (1995-96, 1997-98) University Strategic Planning Task Force (1995-98) Joint Engineering Management Committee with College of Engineering (1994-95) College of Business Development Committee (1994-95) Interdepartmental Accounting and Finance Committees to evaluate the upgrading of the accounting and finance core courses for AACSB accreditation (1992) Pepperdine University School of Business & Management, Los Angeles, CA Strategic Planning Committee, 1986-88, Charter Member Executive MBA Program Committee, 1984-87 Malibu MBA Program Committee, 1986-87 Academic Council, 1984-87 Department Chairmen Committee, 1984-87 International MBA Program Task Force (1984-85) BSM Program Committee (1983-84) Admissions Committee (1981-83) Library Committee (1981-85)
  3. 3. Curriculum Vita 3 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham OTHER SERVICE TO THE COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY, & COMMUNITY California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA Moderator, panel on Strategic Leadership in an Economic Downturn, 2008 MBA Alumni Summit, Kellogg House, Cal Poly Pomona, July 15, 2008 Facilitated the College’s Strategic Planning meetings, Summer/Fall 2004 Facilitated a strategic-planning retreat for the CIS Dept., 2002-03 (the CIS Dept. subsequently entered a strategic-planning competition and won the Association for Strategic Planning’s 2003 Strategic-Planning Award, awarded in October 2003; I helped write the award application) Contributing Editor and Senior Reviewer for Strategy & Leadership, January 2002 – present (review 3-4 articles a month, published many articles in the journal, find and mentor authors of potential articles) Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (1996-99)(now defunct) Departmental Entrepreneurship and Management Advisor (1991-Present) Mentor all adjunct instructors teaching MHR 410 or GBA 687/8 (1996-present) Conceptualized and organized a major two-day conference on Overcoming Barriers to Successful TQM Implementation at the university (May 1992, yielding $3,000 for the College of Business Administration) Played a key role in developing a first-time strategic-planning process for the entire university (1992) Chairman and member of many MBA project/thesis committees (1992-2009) Member, Business Management/Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee for the Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Program (2003-2007) Pepperdine University School of Business & Management, Culver City, CA Managed and scheduled all simulation workshops for BSM and MBA programs (1985-87) Hired, mentored, and evaluated all adjunct professors/instructors in Strategy (1984-87) and in Organizational Behavior and Organization and Management (1986-87) Interviewed and evaluated prospective faculty in all disciplines, 1985-87 Designed the new Executive MBA Program based on a strategic-planning model, 1986, and taught the first EMBA cohort Chairman for eight Executive MBA thesis projects and Committee Member for 14 others (1986-87) University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Extension, Los Angeles, CA Designed and delivered an innovative seminar, Executive Series in Strategic Planning, Winter 2006 quarter, based on a hybrid design of four all-day Saturday class sessions and nine online sessions using Blackboard PRESENTATIONS (AT PEER-RECOGNIZED EVENTS) (with David Crain) “Discovering Your Customer’s Strategic Needs,” delivered twice at the Association for Strategic Planning’s Seventh Annual Conference at Marina Del Rey, February 25, 2008 (16 presenters were selected from over 60 proposals submitted) “Recipe for Successful Strategic Performance,” presentation at the Sixth Annual Conference, Association for Strategic Planning, Long Beach, CA, February 27, 2007 “Developing Leadership Metrics,” an interactive presentation at PIHRA’s Leadership Conference at the Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel, November 8, 2006
  4. 4. Curriculum Vita 4 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham “Ten Ways to Make HR Strategic,” presentation at the PIHRA National Conference, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA on September 22, 2006 Workshop (delivered twice on same day), “Staying a Step Ahead of Your Competition,” Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC 2006), Marriott Wailea Resort, Maui, HI on May 6, 2006 “The Essence of Real Strategic Planning,” IEEE-LAC and CSUN Alumni dinner meeting, CSU Northridge, November 16, 2005 “Where’s My Crystal Ball?” a presentation on strategic thinking for the L.A. Chapter of The Association for Strategic Planning, Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 2005 “Strategic Alliances,” interactive-discussion leader for a meeting of the L.A. Chapter of American Society for Training and Development, December 14, 2001 “Business Plan Course for Engineering, Science, and Technical E-Teams,” Fifth Annual NCIIA Conference, Washington, D.C., March 11, 2001 “Bigger, Better Bang for the Buck: How to Apply Strategy to Resource Management,” Los Angeles Production and Inventory Control Society, El Segundo, CA, May 2000 “Using Simulation Games to Teach Entrepreneurship Experientially.” Fourth Annual NCIIA Conference, Washington, D.C., March 9, 2000 “Strategic Thinking ‘Outside the Box’,” Institute of Management Consultants, El Segundo, CA, January 2000 (with Jim Napoli) “How Entrepreneurs Position Themselves to Seize Opportunity and Start Successful Ventures,” UIC Entrepreneurship Research Conference for Entrepreneurship & Marketing, San Francisco, CA, August 1999 (with Kim Valentine) “How to Write a Business Plan,” Thirteenth Annual Entrepreneurship Conference, Harvard Business School Association of Orange County, Irvine, CA, May 1997 “Critical Thinking,” Western Organization and Management Teaching Conference (WOMTC97), Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, February 1997 Invited workshop leader on “Reasoning, Critical Thinking, and Learning in Any Discipline,” Faculty Workshop Series, Our Turn: Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Faculty Center for Professional Development, Cal Poly Pomona, December 1996 “Progress on a Study on How Corporations Innovate,” Faculty Forum, Cal Poly Pomona, November 1996 “Strategic Planning and Breakthrough Thinking,” Third Annual Workshop on Breakthrough Thinking, Davidson Conference Center, USC, June 1996 Invited Panelist on “The Future of Strategic Planning,” The Southern California Planning Forum monthly dinner meeting (drew the largest audience of the year), Marina Marriott Hotel, Marina del Rey, May 9, 1995 Workshop on “Experiential Learning—The Total Quality Management Game: Created By and For Students,” Lilly Conference on College Teaching—West, at UCLA Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead, March 2-5, 1995 “Creating Business Games for Experiential Learning: By Students and For Students,” CSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching, Cal State Fullerton, February 11, 1995, and at the Western Organization & Management Teaching Conference (WOMTC) at Kellogg West, Cal Poly, February 24-25, 1995
  5. 5. Curriculum Vita 5 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham “The One-Page Paper: A Method for Assessing Critical Thinking and Instructor Effectiveness,” at the Second Annual Symposium on University Teaching, Kellogg West Conference Center, Cal Poly, February 26, 1994 Co-authored a presentation actually given by Dr. Gail Waters, “Revamping the Entrepreneurship Curriculum at Cal Poly,” at the Phase II Symposium and Second Annual Conference, Sustaining Quality in Entrepreneurship Education, of the Project for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education, February 6-8, 1994 “Are Chief Corporate Planners Worth What They're Paid?” at the Fall 1993 Faculty Research Forum, Cal Poly, November 20, 1993 “The Role of TQM in Strategic Management,” at the TQM Seminar for Auditors, sponsored by the 1996 IIA International Conference, Los Angeles Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, July 20, 1993 “Strategic Challenges for Solaris” for the Management Club of the Solaris Systems Division of Genisco Technology Corp. on July 9, 1992 “TQM and Strategy,” at the two-day conference Overcoming Barriers to Successful TQM Implementation, Cal Poly University, May 11, 1992 “Using Information Technology to Support Strategic Management” at the two-day conference Strategic Management: Getting Value from Strategic Planning, organized by the Conference Board, Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, February 15, 1992. I also led and facilitated the session on “Implementing Strategy” at the same conference “A Strategy for Stronger U.S. International Competitiveness” (co-authored) at the 10th Annual Conference of the European International Business Association, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, December 1984 Keynote Presentation on “The Public Accounting Profession and the Future: Results of a Futures Research Project,” the first Arthur Sargent Symposium, sponsored joinly by the California CPA Foundation for Education and Research and UCLA's Graduate School of Management, October 1975 (With Joel I. Edelman) “Facilitating Change in the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office,” paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting in Chicago, IL on April 30, 1975 “Simulation Modeling in Criminal Justice: An Approach and Demonstration Using System Dynamics,” paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS/AIEE Joint National Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ on November 9, 1972 U.S. SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS Delivered a one-day workshop, Strategic HR Management, to a group of HR managers and executives from Dalian, China, at Cal Poly Pomona on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Strategic Planning for HR Professionals, a five-hour seminar delivered at PIHRA (Professionals in Human Resources Association) in Costa Mesa, CA, November 9, 2005 Strategic Planning for HR Professionals, a five-hour seminar delivered at PIHRA (Professionals in Human Resources Association) HQ, El Segundo, CA, August 23, 2005 Planned Change, a half-day workshop delivered to a group of managers from the Association of Retailers of Food Products of the Republic of Macedonia at Cal Poly Pomona on March 13, 2005
  6. 6. Curriculum Vita 6 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham Strategic Planning,, a one-day workshop delivered to a group of managers from the Association of Retailers of Food Products of the Republic of Macedonia at Cal Poly Pomona on March 11, 2005 Organized, planned, and taught the Entrepreneurship Development Program, funded by DEFCON II, designed to retrain people from aerospace/defense industries, included guest faculty, Kellogg West, Cal Poly Pomona, Summer 1994 INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS (with Technology Training Corp., all with excellent evaluations, range 4.4-4.8/5.0) Executive Seminar on Strategic Planning, a three-day seminar for top and senior executives based on my book, delivered in Mexico City, June 15-17, 2005 The Five-Day MBA, a five-day management seminar for executives and senior managers delivered twice a year in Mexico City, 1994-2002, once a year until 2004, and twice a year in Bogotá, Colombia, 1996-98, updated in both 2001 and 2003— covers 14 current management topics organized into five themes, one each day A New Focus on Strategic Planning, a three-day seminar for top and senior executives, delivered twice a year in Mexico City, Mexico, 1998-2000 Creating a Winning Business Plan, a two-day seminar for managers and entrepreneurs, delivered in Mexico City in 1997 and 1998 HONORS & AWARDS First inductee into the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP) Hall of Fame, February 2008 (see more information about ASP under ‘Affiliations’ below) Recipient, 2007 Distinguished Service Award, Association for Strategic Planning, February 2007 Sabbatical Leave granted to be part of a corporation’s top management, Winter 2004 Sabbatical Leave granted to write a book, Fall 1997 Cal Poly Pomona RSCA Research Grant, 1996 University Research Grant, Pepperdine University, 1985 Elected member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the Honor Society in Business, 1976 Dissertation Award, $5,000, from the California CPA Foundation for Education and Research, 1975 Professional Experience CORPORATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE The Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, Senior Policy Researcher, 1975-80. Participated in research projects in criminal justice R&D, housing policy, alternative energy sources, occupational harm, and water-resource policies for the Netherlands. Manager, Technical Reports, HASE Project (Housing Assistance Supply Experiment), 1976-78 Public Safety Systems, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA (Division of GRC, below), Member of the Technical Staff, 1969-71, in charge of new business development General Research Corporation, Santa Barbara, CA, Member of the Technical Staff, Economics Department, 1968-69
  7. 7. Curriculum Vita 7 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, Project Engineer, 1964-66. Conducted research in two-phase boiling heat transfer in support of AECL's advanced fog-cooled nuclear-reactor concept. Managed four projects, awarded two patents, authored or coauthored four reports CONSULTING EXPERIENCE Future By Design, Santa Monica, CA, Founder and President, 1983-Present. Strategy and profitability consulting firm. Assignments have included designing and facilitating numerous strategic-planning retreats, writing numerous business plans, negotiating license agreements, undertaking environmental analyses, industry and competitive analyses, alternative market-entry strategies, financial modeling and forecasting, computation of shareholder value and strategizing to increase it, implementation of strategic plans, incentive-compensation systems, inventory-control systems, management training and education programs, conducting due-diligence investigations, management assessments, etc. Strategy Dynamics, Los Angeles, CA, Cofounder and Partner, 1986-88. Marketing my strategy simulation COMPETE to large corporations United Way Agencies, Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Invited Speaker/ Trainer, 1985-87. Conducted pro bono training sessions on strategic planning Center for Nonprofit Management, Los Angeles, CA, Consultant, 1982-85, 1994- Present. Designed and conducted one-day strategic-planning seminars, as pro bono work, serving the executive directors approximately 100 nonprofit organizations Orange County Superintendent of Schools, Teacher Education Computer Center, CA, Consultant, 1982. Designed and conducted the all-day conference: “Education, Technology, and Communication: Creating the Future,” to address the changing technological environment of schools University of California at Davis Executive Program, Davis, CA, Invited Faculty, 1982. Conducted all-day session: “Corporate Strategies: Planning for the Future” Other Consulting Activities, 1967-68, 1971-75, and 1982-83. Focused on applying management science and systems thinking to organizational problems. Assignments included designing and implementing information and career-development systems, designing and implementing a performance-appraisal system using behaviorally anchored rating scales, manpower planning through simulation modeling, produc-tivity studies (with the National Commission on Productivity, Washington, D.C.), long- range-planning studies, providing a systems perspective to a National Science Foundation project on the social control of corporate behavior, and training sessions in strategic planning and related topics for several companies AFFILIATIONS The Association for Strategic Planning, Co-Founder in 1999, Board Member 1999-2006, VP Programs, 1999-2001, Chair, Annual Conference Committee, organized first annual conference, New Strategies for a Rapidly Changing World, October 2001, President 2003-04, Past President 2004-2005, Co-Chair, Program Committee, 2006 Conference, Evaluator and Judge, Best Paper Award, 2006 Conference, Chair, Intellectual Contributions portion of the website, recipient of 2007 Distinguished Service Award, Selection Committee for Presentation Proposals, 2008 Annual Conference (recused when evaluating my own proposal), first inductee to ASP’s Hall of Fame at 2008 Annual Conference Banquet. (ASP now has 13 chapters all over the U.S. and over 600 members.)
  8. 8. Curriculum Vita 8 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham The Strategic Leadership Forum (LA Chapter), Member 1995-1999 (the period of its existence) The Planning Forum (LA Chapter), Member 1985-1995, Board 1986-1993, President 1990-91 (TPF morphed into SLF) UCLA Anderson Alumni Association, Life member, 1976-present Rand Alumni Association, Member 1995-present World Future Society, Member 1975-94, 1997-2000 MIT Club of Southern California, Member 1970-2000 Strategic Management Society, Member 1996-2000 Academy of Management, Member 1984-96 PERSONAL U.S. Citizen. Have held SECRET security clearance. Widely traveled in Europe (raised and educated in England), US, Asia, and Far East. Conversant in French, rusty in Italian, and even rustier in Spanish. Married, two sons. Play the piano, tennis, and Kriegspiel (variant of chess, belong to a club in L.A.). Love reading, doing crossword and Sudoku puzzles, traveling, photography, and writing. Publications BOOKS Strategic Planning: A Practical Guide for Competitive Success, with CD-ROM, Thomson South-Western, 2006 (published in January 2005). The book in its earliest version (see below) has been used in my courses since late-1999, and the current version and CD-ROM have been used in my MBA strategic-management course (GBA 687/8) since January 2003 and the undergraduate MHR 410 since 2006. Strategic Alternatives and Choice: The Heart of Strategic Planning, with companion diskette CASA (Computer-Assisted Strategic Analysis), version 3.0, Revised Edition, August 2003 (this book was the forerunner of the published book above, and was produced by Bronco Bookstore for sale to students, with proceeds going to the MHR Dept. Development Fund. The first edition came out in late-1999.) The Public Accounting Profession: Problems and Prospects, Lexington Books (D.C. Heath), Lexington, MA, 1978 [a strategic look at the public-accounting profession] Earned positive reviews in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accountancy, Accountancy, Accountants Record, Accounting and Business Research, Choice, Financial Planner, National Public Accountant, and other periodicals and media ARTICLES: (*Denotes peer-reviewed—seven such publications since 2005) *(With Olukemi Sawyerr Eke) “J&J Electrical Contractors, Inc.: Retaining Viability in a Highly Competitive Industry,” Case Research Journal, Vol. 28:1 (18 pages) *(With Olukemi Sawyerr Eke) “Instructor’s Note to J&J Electrical Contractors, Inc.: Retaining Viability in a Highly Competitive Industry,” Case Research Journal, Vol. 28:1 (28 pages) *(with Olukemi Sawyerr Eke) “PFF Bank & Trust: ‘Customers First’ Brand of Banking,” JIACS (Journal of International Academy for Case Studies), (issue not yet known)
  9. 9. Curriculum Vita 9 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham *(with Olukemi Sawyerr Eke) “Instructor’s Note to PFF Bank & Trust: ‘Customers First’ Brand of Banking,” accepted for publication in JIACS (Journal of International Association of Case Studies), (issue not yet known) *(with David Crain) “Using Value-Chain Analysis to Discover Customers’ Strategic Needs,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 36, No. 4 (July/August 2008), 29-39 “Conference Report: Association for Strategic Planning: Driving Growth from Change,” highlights of the Seventh Annual Conference of the Association of Strategic Planning, Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 36, No. 4 (July/August 2008), 48-51 “At ASP, Raynor on Managing Uncertainty, Plus Some Highlights of Lessons from Practice,” highlights of the Sixth Annual Conference of the Association of Strategic Planning, Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 35, No. 5 (2007), 44-48 (with Brian Leavy) “Interview: After 15 Editions, the Editors of a Strategic Management Textbook Reflect,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 35, No. 4 (2007). A slightly abridged version of the article also appeared with permission in The Executive, a magazine for alumni and friends of the Culverhouse College of Business Administration, University of Alabama, Fall/Winter 2007-08, Vol 12 #2, 22-27 *(with Robert J. Allio) “The Strategic-Business-Advice Industry: Why It’s Failing Decision Makers,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 34, No. 3 (2006), 4-13 [Received an award from Emerald Publishing for being one of the top three articles published in Vol. 34 S&L (2006)] “Iconoclasts Having Too Much Fun—a Book Review of Strategy Bites Back, by Henry Mintzberg, Bruce Ahlstrand, and Joseph Lampel, Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2005,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 34, No. 1 (2006), 51-52 *“Stretching Strategic Thinking,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 33, No. 5 (2005), 5-12 (also selected as a reading in Arthur A. Thompson, Jr., A. J. Strickland III, and John E. Gamble, Crafting and Executing Strategy: Text and Readings, 15th edition, McGraw- Hill/Irwin, 2006, 482-488) “Highlights of The Association for Strategic Planning’s 2004 conference, ‘Strategy in a Turbulent World,’” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 33, No. 4 (2005), 53-57 “Experiencing Strategic Conversations about the Central Forces of Our Time,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 31, No. 2 (2003), 61-63 “Talking Strategy: Dan Bane, CEO of Trader Joe’s,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 30, No. 6 (2002), 30-32 (with Bill Finnie), “Getting from Good to Great: A Conversation with Jim Collins,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 30, No. 5 (2002), 10-14 “Strategy is Still Management’s Core Challenge,” Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 30 No. 2, 2002, 38-42 “Using Bundles to Find the Best Strategy,” Strategy & Leadership, August 2000 (issue backdated to July/Aug/Sept 1999 to cover one year of no publication), 53-55 *(with Jim Napoli), “How Entrepreneurs Position Themselves to Seize Opportunity and Start Successful Ventures,” competitive paper accepted in the Proceedings of the UIC Entrepreneurship Research Conference for Entrepreneurship & Marketing, San Francisco, CA, August 1999 *(with Chris Poulson II), “Meet the Person: The Portland String Quartet,” Journal of Management Inquiry, Vol. 5, Issue 3, September 1996, 197-206 *(With Peter Pekar, Jr.), “Is Strategic Management Living Up to Its Promise?” Long Range Planning, Vol. 28, No. 5, October 1995, 32-44
  10. 10. Curriculum Vita 10 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham *(With Lynn H. Turner), “Strategic Planning at Cal Poly, 1992-93,” lead article in Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Fall 1994 (With Kamalesh Patel), “Hypercompetition in the Prepackaged Business Applications Software Industry: The Effect of Order of Market Entry on Market Share,” competitive paper submitted under Topic #2—Hypercompetition in the Know-How/Timing Arena, of the Whittemore Competition for Outstanding Research on Hypercompetition, The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, June 1994 *“A Primer on Thinking for Strategists,” The Cal Poly Scholar, Fall 1992 “The Future of the Entertainment Industry,” Planning Forum Network, October 1990, Vol. 2, No. 10, 1-5 “When You Have Limited Resources, Target Market,” Technology Business, First Quarter 1988, 19-20 (With others), *“Planning the Netherlands’ Water Resources,” Interfaces, 15: Jan-Feb 1985, 3-33. [Awarded Management Science Achievement Award for 1984, in national competition, from The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS)] “Assessing a Company’s Health,” Management Insight, Winter 1984, 5-7 “Are You Managing Strategically?” Business to Business, December 1983, 86-89 *(with Kenneth A. Solomon) “The Index of Harm: A Useful Measure for Comparing Occupational Risk Across Industries,” Journal of Health Physics, March 1980 “Book Review: Values and the Future: the Impact of Technological Change on American Values,” Reason, June 1971, 20-24 WORKS IN PROGRESS Second edition of Strategic Planning book Conference report of the 2009 ASP National Conference in San Diego, CA in February 2009 (slated for an upcoming issue of Strategy & Leadership) REFEREED NON-JOURNAL PAPERS AND REPORTS (*Denotes external refereeing; for Rand, NCOP, and GRC reports, denotes review by two researchers outside the project) (With others), A Market Study for Modems in Mexico, proprietary study done under contract by Centro de Ensenanza Tecnica Y Superior (CETYS), Cal Poly’s sister university in Mexico, for Rockwell International, Newport Beach, CA, March 1994 *(With others), “Revamping the Entrepreneurship Curriculum at Cal Poly,” in Proceedings of the Phase II Symposium and Second Annual Conference, “Sustaining Quality in Entrepreneurship Education” of the Project for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education, February 1994 *(with Demos Vardiabasis) “A Strategy for Stronger U.S. International Competitiveness,” in Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the European International Business Association, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, December 1984 *(With others) Policy Analysis of Water Management for the Netherlands: Vol. I, Summary Report, The Rand Corporation, R-2500/1-NETH, March 83
  11. 11. Curriculum Vita 11 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham *Policy Analysis of Water Management for the Netherlands: Vol. IV, Design of Long- Run Pricing and Regulation Strategies, The Rand Corporation, R-2500/4-NETH, June 81 *Policy Analysis of Water Management for the Netherlands: Vol. VII, Assessment of Impacts on Drinking-Water Companies and Their Customers, The Rand Corporation, R-2500/7-NETH, June 81 *(with Kenneth A. Solomon) The Index of Harm: A Measure for Comparing Occupational Risk Across Industries, The Rand Corporation, R-2409-RC, June 79 *(With others) Criminal Justice Research & Development, Report of the Task Force on Criminal Justice R&D, National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976 *(With others) Productivity in Police Services, Report of the Advisory Group on Productivity in Law Enforcement, National Commission on Productivity, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974 *“Equipment Management and Support,” Appendix I in The Economics of Ownership: Teletypewriter Equipment (Part II, Applications), CR-0063-4, General Research Corporation, 1969 *Cost and Time Delay Estimates for Managing Army Teletypewriter Equipment, TM-1118, General Research Corporation, 1969 *(With others) The Effect of Cosine and Half-Cosine Heat Fluxes on Dryout for Steam- Water Flow in an Annulus at 1,000 psia, AECL-2646, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 1966 OTHER REPORTS Overcoming Barriers to Successful TQM Implementation—Post-Conference Report, Cal Poly University, May 1993 PEPPIMS: The Pepperdine University Process-Oriented Integrated Management Simulation Game—Student Manual, Pepperdine University, August 1987 PEPPIMS: The Pepperdine University Process-Oriented Integrated Management Simulation Game—Administrators Manual, Pepperdine University, August 1987 The COMPETE Guide, Revision 2.0, Strategy Dynamics, October 1986 “An Assessment of Utility-Scale Solar-Energy Alternatives,” The Rand Corporation, WD-10298-DOE, September 1978 “The Public Accounting Profession: An Application of Futures Research Methods to Identifying and Clarifying Its Problems,” unpublished doctoral dissertation, in two volumes, Graduate School of Management, UCLA, March 1976 (later became a book) (With Joel I. Edelman) “Facilitating Change in the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office,” Planning and Research Section, Criminal Branch, Office of the City Attorney, Los Angeles, April 1975
  12. 12. Curriculum Vita 12 Dr. Stanley C. Abraham “The Performance Appraisal System in the Criminal Branch: An Evaluation with Recommendations,” Planning and Research Section, Criminal Branch, Office of the City Attorney, Los Angeles, February 1975 “Tying Performance to Goals: An Information System Concept for the California Highway Patrol (CHP),” Working Paper 3-76, Center for Information Studies, Graduate School of Management, UCLA, December 1975 “How to Appreciate Using a Structure of Feedback Loops: A Set of Instructions,” Working Paper 13-75, Center for Information Studies, Graduate School of Management, UCLA, 1975 (with Lynn Kinsky and Robert W. Poole, Jr.) “Development of a Delphi-Type Technique to Generate the Goals of a Model Law Enforcement Agency,” Public Safety Systems, Inc., 1971 “Long-Range Planning: A Compendium of Analytic Techniques,” Public Safety Systems, Inc., 1971 “An Information System for the Effective Management of Human Resources at MIT,” unpublished master’s thesis, Sloan School of Management, MIT, June 1968 “Air-Water Loop Visual Studies,” Section 6 in Quarterly Progress Report: Investigation of Boiling Flow Regimes and Critical Heat Flux, Report NYO-3304-11 for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Dynatech Corporation, Cambridge, MA, January 1968 Preliminary Post-Dryout Data for Vertically Upward Steam-Water Annular Flow, APPE-43, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 1966 (with Ed Moeck) The Development of Two-Phase Mixer Nozzles Suitable for Fog Cooling of 19-Element Bundles, APPE-31, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 1965 (awarded a patent for this work) (with Ed Moeck) The Design and Performance of a Two-Phase Homogenizer Suitable for Fog Cooling of 19-Element Bundles in the SWIFT Loop, APPE-30, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 1965 (awarded a patent for this work) Updated March 31, 2009 c:personalstanAcademic CV.doc

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