Michael (Mike) Bowen has been a professor in the Muma College of Business's Marketing Department since 1994. He has taught strategic management, strategic planning, marketing, management and systems thinking. He also helped develop a three-course leadership sequence in the MBA program, co-founded the Leadership Development Center, the Leadership House (residence hall) on the USF Tampa campus and the undergraduate, MBA and Florida Intercollegiate Business Case Competition, all of which are coordinated and hosted by the Muma College of Business.
Bowen received an Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Award for the 2003-2004 academic year, served in the USF Faculty Senate (2006-2009), was a member of the USF General Education Council (2008-2011), the USF SACS Leadership team (2008-2010), the USF Student Success team (2009-2010), the USF Athletics Council and many other department, college and university-level committees. He also was elected to the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics National Steering Committee (2012), for which he served as co-chair in 2012, and then chair from 2013-18. Bowen has published numerous scholarly articles, chapters, reviews and cases in the management, psychology, small business/entrepreneurship, accountability, system dynamics and business ethics, literatures.
He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Michigan in 1971, an MBA from the University of Detroit in 1981 and a PhD in organizational behavior with a minor in strategic management at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Upon graduation from Illinois, he taught management at the University of Notre Dame (1985-1994).
- MAN 4890 - Strategic Management
- Bowen, M.G., Ferris, G.R., & Kolodinsky, R. (2009). Political Skill, Servant Leadership, and Workplace Spirituality in the Creation of Effective Work Environments, In R.A. Giacalone & C.L. Jurkiewicz (Eds), The handbook of workplace spirituality and organizational performance, Second Edition.
- Hall, A.T., Bowen, M.G., Ferris, G.R., Royle, M T.; and Fitzgibbons, D., (2007). The Accountability Lens: A New Way to View Management Issues. Business Horizons, 50 (5), 405-413.