Professors with professional experience

Each faculty member in the Division of Business teaches courses in some facet of Business Administration and claims at least 10 years of experience working in the field of business. These professionals have worked for Fortune 500 companies and businesses listed in the 35 largest U.S. private companies. A glance at their résumés reveals that many IWU professors have either launched their own companies or consulted regularly with businesses around the world-or both!

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Lisa Nieman; MBA, DBA Assoc. Prof. Business lisa.nieman@indwes.edu Department - Business - Inactive Division - Business


Lisa has served as a full-time faculty member since the fall of 2007 in the Division of Business. She has been an adjunct faculty member for the Adult and Professional Studies program since 2004. Her main areas of teaching include management, business, business communications, and production and operations management courses. She is currently completing her Doctorate of Business Administration at Anderson University. Lisa has 25 years of retail leadership experience with Fortune 500 companies.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 2000, Central Michigan University
  • M.B.A., 2002, Anderson University
  • D.B.A., 2010, Anderson University


  • Dissertation research focus: downsizing processes and their effects on organizational commitment
  • Managing change
  • Workplace spirituality

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