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Randall J. Lewis

Professor of Finance in the Gainey School of Business

Contact Info

Email: randall.lewis@arbor.edu
Phone: (517) 750-6316
Office Location: Poling Center

Education

  • Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Michigan State University
  • M.B.A. from Central Michigan University
  • B.S. from Tri State University

Professor of Finance

Professional Experience

  • Professor Business, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI, 1989-present
  • Graduate Assistant, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 1987-1990
  • Controller and Executive Staff Member, LaBelle Management, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 1983-1985
  • General Accounting & Payroll ManagerH.K. Porter, Amco Works, Huntington, IN, 1978 -1982
  • Senior Accountant, Columbia Gas System, Columbus, OH, 1977-1978

Publications

  • Lewis, R; Erwin, P; & Chan, C. (1999). Cooperation and Competition Among Electric Utility Companies: A Discussion of Business Strategy Under Restructuring of the Industry. Proceedings of 30th annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, Springfield, Illinois.
  • Lewis, R; Joseph, G. (1998). Agency Theory, Opportunism and the Confusion of Relativism. 1998 Annual Christian Business Faculty Association, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Lewis, R; Erwin, P; & Chan, C. (1997). A Comparative Study of Japanese and U.S. Training in Automobile Industry Suppliers: Background and Literature Review. Proceedings of Twenty-Eighth annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Erwin, P; Chan, C. & Lewis, R. (1996). Reengineering the organization: an accounting/finance perspective on the implications of electric utility companies moving from cost centers to profit centers under deregulation. Proceedings of Twenty-Seventh annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, Florida.
  • Chan, C; Lewis, R; & Erwin, P. (1996). Strategic implications to electric utility companies under deregulation – an industry analysis. Proceedings of Twenty-Seventh annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, South Bend, Indiana.
  • A Comparative Study of Japanese and U.S. Training Processes, Strategies and Outcomes in Automobile Industry Suppliers; Dissertation, Michigan State University, 1995.
  • Basic Business Principles for Customer Service Centers; Training Manual for Consumers Power Company, 1995.

Public Speaking

  • 2004: First National Bank of America, Training Seminar in Financial Management Tools and Resources, E. Lansing, MI.
  • 1998: Presentation of Agency Theory, Opportunism and the Confusion of Relativism at the 1998 Annual Christian Business Faculty Association in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • 1997: Presentation of “A Comparative Study of Japanese and U.S. Training in Automobile Industry Suppliers: Background and Literature Review.” Proceedings of twenty-eighth annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, Indianapolis, IN.
  • 1996: Presentation of “Strategic implications to electric utility companies under deregulation – an industry analysis.” Proceedings of twenty-seventh annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, South Bend, IN.
  • 1995: Presentation of “Basic Business Principles for Customer Service Centers;” Training Manual for Consumers Energy Company, Lansing, MI.
  • 1984: Presentation of “Financing and Leasing Restaurants, Shopping Centers, and Office Buildings”; guest speaker, Finance 332 at Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI.
  • 1984: Presentation of “Property Management”; guest speaker for a Business Seminar sponsored by the Student Accounting Society, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI.