Paul Miesing

Paul Miesing

School of Business


Massry Center for Business BB347

Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1977

Paul Miesing

Paul Miesing is the Founding Director of the Center for Advancement & Understanding of Social Enterprises (CAUSE). He conducts research and training in the various areas of “Strategic Management” in particular entrepreneurship and social enterprises; globalization, international business, and cross-culture management; and corporate social responsibility including environmental sustainability and corporate governance. He has published dozens of articles and papers in both academic and practitioner journals including several of the top business journals across all disciplines.

He has also held appointments as MBA Director and Department Chair, served on the Faculty Board of his campus’ Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, has several joint appointments and affiliations, and is a recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award in the School of Business.

He has helped many audiences, including companies, civic groups, industry associations, and government agencies, both locally and internationally. He was a Fulbright lecturer at Fudan University in Shanghai during 1998-1999 and has delivered lectures, seminars, and scholarly presentations on various management and organization issues and topics around the world.

Academic Subfields

Entrepreneurship and innovation; international business; ethics and corporate social responsibility

Research Interests

Current research projects in social entrepreneurship, corporate governance, and environmental sustainability.

Applied Interests

Facilitating strategic change; strategic leadership; organizational learning


MGT 513: Organizational Behavior & Managerial Skills (Graduate)

Mgt 685: Global Strategic Management (MBA)

MGT 682: Strategic Management (Graduate)