Dr. Andrew Michael, Ph.D. holds the position of Professor of Human Resource Management at UGSM-Monarch Business School. Dr. Michael holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University, Arizona. He also has a M.A. degree in Economics from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He is currently the Coordinator of the Business Department at Intercollege Larnaca as well as being affiliated with the University of Nicosia in Cyprus. Dr. Michael 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. He has taught various business courses including human resource management, organizational behavior, managerial economics, money and banking, small business management, personal finance, and international economic integration.
Dr. Michael has 20 years of experience teaching ethnically, racially and culturally diverse learners including middle aged working adults. He has served on numerous MBA thesis presentation committees. He has been an internal assessment verifier at Intercollege for Edexcel’s (U.K.) Higher National Diplomas in Business. He has been a consultant to small businesses and has also served as president/manager of voluntary youth organizations in Cyprus. He has also served in the Cyprus National Guard where, as a sergeant where he trained numerous army recruits.
Dr. Michael is a member of the Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management Divisions of the Academy of Management (AOM) for which he has served as conference paper reviewer. He is also a member of the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI) serving as a paper reviewer for the annual EuroMed conferences. His articles have been published in peer reviewed journals and he has presented at various conferences also serving as a discussant and session chair. His current research interests include motivation, job choice decisions, person-environment fit, work attitudes, flexible work arrangements, work life balance, organizational justice, comparative economic performances, and political economy.
Academic Positions Held
- Professor of Human Resource Management, UGSM-Monarch Business School
- Senior Lecturer, Business Dept, Intercollege Larnaca, Cyprus
- Adjunct Economics Instructor, Higher Hotel Institute Cyprus
- Adjunct Instructor, Business Dept, CyPoly Institute, Larnaca, Cyprus
- PhD, Business Administration, specialization HRM, Northcentral University, Prescott, Arizona
- MA, Economics, specialization Public Finance, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
- BA, Economics (magna cumme laude honors), University of Lowell, Massachusetts
Awards And Honors
- 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
Main Academic Interests
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Job choice decisions
- Person-environment fit
- Work attitudes, flexible work arrangements, work life balance
- Organizational justice
- Comparative economic performances
- Political economy
Associations And Memberships
- Member, ACBSP-Accreditation Council For Business Schools & Programs, USA
- Member, ECBE-European Council For Business Education, Switzerland
- Academy of Management (AOM)
- Association for Evolutionary Economics (AFEE)
- Cyprus Economic Society (CES)
- Cyprus Human Resource Management Association (CYHRMA)
- EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI)
Selected and Recent Publications
- Associate Editor, Ch. 16 Attitudes, Perceptions, Learning and Stress (and author of subsection on Job Satisfaction) in Management through Collaboration: Teaming in a Networked World. Routledge. (in press)
- Mavrokordatos, P., Stascinsky, S., & Michael, A. (2010). Germany: Twenty years after the union. International Business & Economics Research Journal.
- Michael, A. (2004). Monetary policy in Cyprus: Before and after EU membership. The Cyprus Review, Vol. 16, No.1, 107-133.
- Michael, A. (2002). The Proposed Reforms of the Cyprus Tax Structure: Who Really Benefits? The Cyprus Review, Vol. 14, No.1, 67-85.