Phil Grant

Phil Grant
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Phil Grant's Biography

Type Of Business:
University
Marketing Area:
Regional
Expertise:
Dr. Grant's expertise includes managerial economics, human resources and performance management.
Major Product/SVS:
Higher Education, Research, Publication, Private Consulting Services
Favorite Business Publication:
Harvard Business Review; California Management Review; Business Horizons; Supervisory Management; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Journal of Leadership, Accountability, and Ethics; Sloan Management Review
Hobbies/Sports:
Mountain Climbing, Dancing, Sailing, Carpentry, Photography
Education Degrees:
Honorary Degree of Doctor in Business Administration, Husson University (2010); Ph.D. in Educational Administration, Walden University (1973); Master of Business Administration, University of Maine; Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Minor in Electrical Engineering, University of Maine
Affiliations Awards:
Sunrise County Economic Council; National Business and Economics Society; Sigma Pi Sigma, The Physics Honor Society; Former Member, Central Maine Human Resources Association; Former Member, Greater Bangor Management Club; Former Member, Academy of Management; Former Member, Decision Sciences Institute; Former Member, American Management Association
Place of Birth:
New Haven
Children's Names:
Karin, Leola
Work History:
Academic Dean, Dean for Enrollment Management, Chair of Business Administration, Assistant Chair of Business Administration, Director, Husson Management Institute, Husson University
Career Achievements:
Founder, "Law of Escalating Marginal Sacrifice"; Author, "The Mathematics of Human Motivation"; Inventor, Effort-Net Return Model of Human Motivation and Satisfaction; Developor, Job Design-Based Human Performance Paradigm; Discovered more than 132 Major Management Uses for Job Descriptions
Spouse's Name:
Katherine
Throughout the duration of your career, what was the one highlight that stood out the most?:
The highlights of his career include founding the "Law of Escalating Marginal Sacrifice" and writing a mathematical proof refuting the long-standing microeconomic axiom that states firms will optimize their profits when they operate where marginal revenues and marginal cost equate.
Charity:
Sunrise County Economic Council; Academic Affairs Commission
Number Of Years In Profession:
51
Number Of Years In Current Position:
49
What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
He attributes his success to his education, hard work, the support he receives from his family, and his creative and critical thinking abilities.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
He became involved in his profession through his education, early research discoveries and interests in teaching and writing.
Extended Bio Profile:
Dr. Grant has published 10 books and 175 academic articles on the subject of human performance in work organizations. He has taught over 20 courses in management, managerial economics and human resources for both undergraduate and graduate students. Furthermore, he has provided consulting services for over 100 class organizations and served on 35 university or community task force committees. Mr. Grant's wife, Katherine, is a master mathematics teacher, and together they have two daughters, Karin and Leola, both owners and operators of retail supermarkets.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Teaching Managerial Economics and Human Resource Management to Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Performing Research and Publication in the Human Performance and Managerial Economic Fields, Instructing on how to Improve Human Performance in the Work Setting and how to Write and Use Job Descriptions, Motivating Employees, Working to Build Performance Culture in Organizations, Developing the Effort-Net Return Theory of Human Motivation with New Studies Challenging Contemporary Axioms in Organizational Behavior and Microeconomics
Awards/Honors:
Honorary Doctor of Business Administration, Husson University; Teacher of the Year Award, Husson University; Research Scholarship, Husson University; Exemplary Citizen Award, City of Bangor, ME; Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities; Sigma Pi Sigma
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Dr. Grant intends to continue publishing his views and research on the integration of microeconomics and organizational behavior.
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