At the School of Business and Economics, our goal is to educate high-quality students who focus on innovation, new technologies, entrepreneurship, and business development. Our staff and faculty work closely with students, alumni, industry leaders, and business professionals to provide a unique and distinctive career path. We are constantly developing our current programs, as well as offering the Business Development Experience where students gain real life experience while attending Michigan Tech. 

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Liang Song

Liang Song

PhD, Concentration in Accounting and Finance, Lally School of Management and Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Contact

906-487-4368
liangs@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Accounting, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Song joined the School of Business and Economics in 2011. Before coming to Michigan Tech, he taught at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Because of his research achievements, he was invited to work as a visiting scholar at the European Central Bank and the Bank of Finland to conduct research . . .

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Dana Johnson

Dana M. Johnson

PhD in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration, Wayne State University, 1999

Contact

906-487-2803
dana@mtu.edu

Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, School of Business and Economics

Johnson has over 30 years of experience including industrial, consulting, and academia starting at Michigan Tech in 1981 as an accounting instructor. Upon her departure in 1984, she worked for a variety of manufacturing and consulting firms, ultimately owning her own business supplying training and consulting primarily to the automotive . . .

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Andre Laplume

Andre Laplume

BS in Computer Science, University of Manitoba

Contact

906-487-3267
aolaplum@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor of Management, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Laplume is interested in how entrepreneurs and organizations gain competitive advantage, the process and outcomes of innovation and technological change, as well as stakeholder management and environmental sustainability. His dissertation research examined how organizations balance exploration and exploitation over time in varying environments to achieve competitive advantage through innovation. . . .