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Faculty who teach classes in Entrepreneurship have specialized training for those who want to establish their own business. Each faculty member has started his/her own small business and brings practical experience to the classroom. With four student-run businesses on campus (McConn Coffee Company, IWU Mart, and the two IWU.BIZ stores), students have the opportunity to put in practice what they are learning in class with professors who understand the nuances of owning your own business.

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Philip Millage; MA, MBA, EdD Professor; Business phil.millage@indwes.edu Department - Business - Inactive Division - Business

Biography

Dr. Millage has extensive teaching experience, having taught at Indiana University, Ball State University, Taylor University, and Indiana Wesleyan University. In fact, he was voted "Outstanding Professor of the Year" by the student body at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1976, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • M.A., 1977, Ball State University
  • M.B.A., 1980, Ball State University
  • Ed.D., 1990, Ball State University

Interests

Publications:

Singer, Luke, and Millage, Philip. (Accepted for publication in 2014) “The Interaction of Leadership and Personality among Chinese and American Nascent Entrepreneurs.”Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Volume 8, issue 1. 

Hahn, Leah, Swerienga, Melissa, Streets, Timothy, and Millage, Philip. (Accepted for publication in 2014) "K Bistro: A restaurant chooses the future." Journal of Management History. 

Hartwiger, Brittany, and Millage, Philip. (Accepted for publication in 2014)   “Marketing Enhanced by Ethnographic Methods.” International Journal of Family Business.

Swerienga, Melissa, and Millage, Philip. (Accepted for publication in 2014) “Marketing Ethnography: Future options for Crayola Crayons.”International Journal of Family Business.

Millage, Philip J. Created for Accomplishment. Fishers, Indiana: MSImPublications, 2006.

Millage, Philip J., and Rousopoulos, Deno. The Owner’s Guide to the Construction Process. Fortville, Indiana: Educational Media Communications,1999.

Millage, Philip J. “Community Relations: Improved Marketing Techniques Offer The Keys To Success,” Provider. December 1989. pp. 28-29. 

Millage, Philip J. “How to design an internal marketing plan for long-term care facilities,” Today’s Nursing Home. 1988, Vol. 9, No. 4: 16+

Millage, Philip J. “Small Business growth hinges on Effective Marketing Plan,” Indianapolis Business Journal, June 6-12, 1988. 2B-3B.

Millage, Philip J. (1990) An Exploratory Study of The Influences On and Content of Communication Between Retirement Housing Providers and Retirees Who Are Their Potential Customers. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.  

Presentations:

Doerr, Austin, Carraher, Shawn M., Millage, Philip, and Zserdin, Mike. Sol-Fly Technologies LLC: A story of passion, opportunity, and grace. (July 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Jaramillo, Santiago, Millage, Philip, Carraher, Shawn M. and Cecil, Aaron. BlueBridge Digital. (July 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Pepple, Taylor, Millage, Philip, Carraher, Shawn M. and Wenqian, Jiang. Fairness and Career Anchors: A Comparison between American and Chinese Male Entrepreneurs. (July 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK. 

Singer, Luke, Singer, Paxton, and Millage, Philip. More Than a Resume. (July 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Swierenga, Melissa, Millage, Philip, and Carraher, Shawn M. Ethnography for Crayola Crayons. (July 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Jaramillo, Santiago, Harting, C. Daniel, Millage, Philip, and Carraher, Shawn M. BlueBridge, LLC. (May 2013) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University.

Ogunnowo, Mandy, Millage, Philip, and Carraher, Shawn M. Ethnography of Cablevision. (May 2013) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University.

Ream, Jon-Marc, Carraher, Shawn M., Millage, Philip.The Correlation between Chiropractic Health and General Business Performance (May 2013) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University.

Singer, Luke, Millage, Philip and Carraher, Shawn M. Job Search and Personal Branding. (May 2013) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University. 

Carraher, Shawn M., Cecil, Aaron, and Millage, Philip. Young Entrepreneurs. (March 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Allied Academy Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Hartwiger, Brittany, Millage, Philip, and Carraher, Shawn M. Marketing Enhanced by Ethnographic Methods. (March 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Allied Academy Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Hahn, Leah, Swerienga, Melissa, Streets, Timothy, and Millage, Philip. Marketing Strategy: A Restaurant Chooses the future. (March 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Allied Academy Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Millage, Philip and Carraher, Shawn M. Marketing Senior Housing: A Retirement Community Case Study Involving The Senior Buying Process (March 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Allied Academy Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Swerienga, Melissa, Millage, Philip and Carraher, Shawn M. Marketing Ethnography: Future Options for Crayola Crayons (March 2013) Unpublished paper presented at Allied Academy Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Carraher, Shawn M., Hanna, Andrew, Rojas, Harriet, and Millage, Philip J. McConn Coffee and Student Growth. (June 2012) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University.

Carraher, Shawn M., Jaramillo, Santiago, Millage, Philip J., and Millage, Joshua. Customer Service, Expatriation, Leadership, and Values among expatriate entrepreneurs. (June 2012) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University.

Carraher, Shawn M., Rojas, Harriet, and Millage, Philip (July 2012) Case Study, McConn Coffee Company. Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Jaramillo, Santiago, Carraher, Shawn M., Millage, Philip J., and Carraher, Rebeccah D. (July 2012) Leadership, Customer Service, and Expatriation: The Importance of terminal and Instrumental values among entrepreneurs. Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Rhoade, Collin, Carraher, Shawn M, Millage, Philip, Wolfe, Katie and Erickson, Abigail. (July 2012) Manifest Needs and Leadership in Nascent Entrepreneurs. Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Chaired “Strategic Issues” session (July 2012). Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Carraher, Shawn M., Hanna, Andrew, Rojas, Harriet, and Millage, Philip J. McConn Coffee and Student Growth. (June 2012) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University.

Carraher, Shawn M., Jaramillo, Santiago, Millage, Philip J., and Millage, Joshua. Customer Service, Expatriation, Leadership, and Values among expatriate entrepreneurs. (June 2012) Unpublished poster presentation at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences' Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University.

Carraher, Shawn M., Rojas, Harriet, and Millage, Philip (July 2012) Case Study, McConn Coffee Company. Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Rhoade, Collin, Carraher, Shawn M, Millage, Philip, Wolfe, Katie and Erickson, Abigail. (July 2012) Manifest Needs and Leadership in Nascent Entrepreneurs. Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

Jaramillo, Santiago, Carraher, Shawn M., Millage, Philip J., and Carraher, Rebeccah D. (July 2012) Leadership, Customer Service, and Expatriation: The Importance of terminal and Instrumental values among entrepreneurs. Unpublished paper presented at Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Chaired “Strategic Issues” session (July 2012). Cambridge Conference on Business and Economics, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.

Carraher, Shawn M., Rojas, Harriet, Millage, Philip, and Wheeler, Jack. (October 2011) Customer Service and The Star Financial Group. Unpublished paper presented at the Baltic Journal of Management Conference.

July 1995--Ryazan, Russia--Second International Economics Camp--papers /presentations. “Marketing for Small Business,” “Current Management Issues Impacting Production,” “Current Issues in Sales Management,” and “Starting a Business: The American Experience.”

October 1994--Las Vegas, Nevada--American Health Care Association--paper/presentation entitled “What Happens To Your Company After Staff Empowerment.” (This is one of many major presentations given to Professional Associations)

 

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