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Alfred Hagan, PhD

Professor of Economics and International Business

Emeritus Faculty

Phone: (310) 568-5500

Email:  alfred.hagan@pepperdine.edu

Alred Hagan

Dr. Alfred Hagan is a Professor Emeritus of Economics and International Business at The Graziadio School. Dr. Hagan served on the Pepperdine faculties of the Division of Business, Seaver College; The Graziadio School of Business and Management; and, the School of Public Policy. 

Dr. Hagan's scholarly achievements include three books, many book chapters, articles, and numerous presentations to academic and government audiences in Latin America, Europe, and the United States. 

Since his retirement, Hagan has embarked on a new career as a fine artist in oil and watercolor. He has an art studio in the Destination Art Gallery and Studios in Torrance, CA.

Hagan continues to serve as a Board Member of the Western Decision Sciences Institute representing the country of Mexico.

PhD, International Business
The University of Texas, Austin

MBA, International Business
Indiana University, Bloomington

B.Sc., Industrial Management
The University of Maine, Orono

Education

PhD, International Business

The University of Texas, Austin

MBA, International Business

Indiana University, Bloomington

B.Sc., Industrial Management

The University of Maine, Orono

Areas of Expertise

Economic Geography
Global Economics
International Business
Latin America
Marketing

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience

1983-Present: Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management. Professor, Economics and International Business
1982-1983: California State University, Fullerton, CA. Professor of Marketing and International Business
1980-1982: American Graduate School of International Management (AGSIM), Glendale, AZ. Associate Professor of World Business.
1978-1980: Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA. Associate Professor of Marketing and International Business.
1976-1978: The University of Texas, Permian Basin, Odessa, TX. Associate Professor of Marketing and Management.
1970-1976: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Assistant Professor of International Business.
1969-1970: The University of Texas, Austin, TX. Assistant Professor of International Business and Resources.
1964-1969: The University of Texas, Austin, TX. Lecturer/Teaching Assistant in International Business and Resources.
1962: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Lecturer in Management.

Administrative Experience

1982: Director, AGSIM-Universidad de Guadalajara Exchange Program.
1979: Consultant to the Organization of American States in establishing an MBA program at the Universidad Autonóma de Querétaro, Querétaro, México. Developed the curriculum and trained faculty and administrators.
1974-1975: Director, Arizona State University - Universidad Francisco Marroquin Exchange Program.
1972-1976: Member, Board of Directors, Institute for Latin American Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
1970-1976: Director of International Business Activities, College of Business, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
1962-1963: Associate Director, Business Placement Bureau, College of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Responsible for all contact with, and scheduling of, business recruiters for the College of Business.

Business and Professional Experience

1975-1993: Owner/Manager, PIMCO, Tempe, AZ. PIMCO is a real estate management company handling rentals and real estate construction in the greater Phoenix area.
1973: Consultant to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Directed and wrote a study of five Arizona Indian reservations regarding their potential for industrial employment.
1972-1993: CEO, Eco Management, Inc. Tempe, AZ. An Arizona corporation/holding company dealing in antiques, imports of Latin American handicrafts, publishing, and economic consulting, specializing in assisting firms in establishing maquiladoras on the U.S.-Mexico border.
1970-1993: Owner/Manager of several multifamily housing units in Tempe, AZ.
1966-Present: Consultant to several Latin American governments in economic development projects.
1966-Present: Consultant to U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Commerce, the Agency for International Development, and the United States Information Service.

Selected Publications and Presentations

Articles

Smith, David M. & Al Hagan. The California Electricity Crisis: Economic Lessons from a Failing Deregulation Process. Graziadio Business Review, vol. 4, issue 2, 2001.
Hagan, A. J., Li, Eldon Y., & Rogers, J. C. "Marketing information systems in Fortune 500 companies: A descriptive study." Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, Hawaii: 2000.
Hagan, A. J., Rogers, J. C. & Hagan, M. J. "A Decision Style Comparison of U.S. and Hungarian Managers: A Contribution of Globalization to a Culture of Peace." Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany: The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics. 1999.
Hagan, A. J., Rogers, J. C., & Hagan, M. J. "Marketing Information systems in Fortune 500 firms: An update." Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany: The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics. 1998.
Hagan, A. J., Rogers, J. C., & Hagan, M. J. "Globalization and the road to peace: The case of Latin America." Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany: The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics. 1997.
Hagan, A.J., J.C. Rogers, and M.J. Hagan. "Information Technology: The Key to Growth in Higher Education." Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany: The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, 1995.
Hagan, Alfred J., Edward Sanford, and Monica J. Smith. "Managing Educational Change in a Resource-Scarce Environment: An Alternative to Downsizing." Proceedings of the International Higher Education Strategic Management Conference, St. Andrews, Scotland: H+E Associates, 1994.
Hagan, Alfred J. Private Sector Partnering in Traditional Public Sector Development Projects: Partnerships for Sustainable Growth and Development Conference, Cambridge, England: H+E Associates, 1993.
Snow, Sheldon C., and Alfred J. Hagan. "International Partnership Arrangements: The Pepperdine Experience." Proceedings of the Partnerships for Sustainable Growth and Development Conference, Cambridge, England: H+E Associates, 1993.
Hagan, Alfred J., Edward Sanford, Sheldon C. Snow, and Terry W. Young. "Emerging Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurs." Proceedings of the IntEnt92 Conference, Dortmund, Germany: Universitat Dortmund, 1992.
Fojtik, Charles W., Alfred J. Hagan and Xavier Aguilar Milanes. "Computer Usage among Mexican Executives." Proceedings of the Business Association of Latin American Studies, Notre Dame, IN: BALAS, 1992.

Books and Chapters

Hagan, Alfred J., Edward Sanford, Sheldon C. Snow, Terry Young, "Emerging Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurs." In: Klandt, Heinz, and Detlef Muller-Boling, Eds., Internationalizing Entrepreneurship Education and Training. Koln-Dortmund, Germany: Fordwerkreis Grundungs-Forschung, 1993, pp. 58-63.
Rivera, Juan and Alfred J. Hagan, Eds. Sustainable Economic Business Growth in Latin America. Notre Dame, IN: College of Business Administration, University of Notre Dame, 1993.
Hagan, Alfred J., Edward Sanford, Sheldon C. Snow, Terry Young, "Emerging Global Opportunities for Entrepreneurs." In: Klandt, Heinz, and Detlef Muller-Boling, Eds., Internationalizing Entrepreneurship Education and Training. Koln-Dortmund, Germany: Fordwerkreis Grundungs-Forschung, 1993, pp. 58-63.
Alfred J. Hagan, "Devaluation," in: Frank N. Magill, Ed., Survey of Social Science: Economics. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1992, pp. 561-568.
Alfred J. Hagan, "Engel's Law and the Engel Curve" in: Frank N. Magill, Ed., Survey of Social Science: Economics. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1992, pp. 688-693.
Edward Sanford and Alfred J. Hagan, "Wealth: An Overview," in: Frank N. Magill, Ed., Survey of Social Science: Economics. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1992, pp. 2431-2435.
Vieira da Silva, Paolo, Alfred J. Hagan, et al. O Papel das Multinacionais: No Desenvolvimento. Sao Paolo: Editora Ipiranga, 1988.
Gwinner, Robert F., Stephen W. Brown, Alfred J. Hagan, Lonnie L. Ostrom, Kenneth L. Rowe, John L. Schlacter, Alfred H. Schmidt & David L. Shrock. Marketing: An Environmental Perspective. St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 1977.

Presentations

Fay, P., Hagan, M. J., & Hagan, A. J. "Globalization, Culture, and Management Styles: An Examination of Management Style Differences between U. S. and Argentine Managers." Presented paper, 6th International Meeting of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2009.
Hagan, A. J., Hagan, M. J., & Fay, P. "Management Style Differences between U. S. and Argentine Managers." Presented paper, 36th Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, Denver, CO, April, 2007.
Hagan, A. J., Rogers, J. C., Hagan, M. J., & Gallegos, A. "Management Style Differences between U. S. and Mexican Managers." Presented paper, 35th Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, Waikoloa, HI, April, 2006.
Hagan, A. J., Rogers, J. C., Hagan, M. J., & Levin, E. "Management Style Differences between U. S. and Australian Managers: Are Australian Managers Antipodean Americans?" Presented paper, 15th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics & Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany, July, 2003.
Hagan, A. J., Rogers, J. C., & Hagan, M. J. "A Cross-Cultural Decision Style comparison: U.S. and Hungarian Managers." Presented paper, 30th Meeting, Western Decision Sciences Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada, April, 2001.
Hagan, Alfred J. "A Multicampus Approach to Executive Education in the USA." Presented to faculty and staff of Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, while gathering information for the Global Committee of GSBM, August, 1997.
Hagan, Alfred, Young, Terry W., & Sanford, Edward. "U. S. Private Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: Emerging Trends," Business Association for Latin American Studies meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April, 1997.
Presented findings of the above research to faculty and graduate students of the Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales de Buenos Aires, a private, business-supported university in Buenos Aires, Argentina, April, 1997.
Keynote Address at the Symposium on the Culture of Peace. Joint sponsors: The International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Baden-Baden, Germany, August, 1997.
Co-panel leader with Dr. Ann Feyerherm in the Strategic Partnerships in Northern and Southern Context Panel at the Western Academy of Management meeting in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, June, 1996.
Hagan, A.J., J.C. Rogers, & M.J. Hagan. "Information Technology: The Key to Growth in Higher Education." Presented to the 7th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics in Baden-Baden, Germany, August, 1995.
Hagan, Alfred J. "Managing Educational Change." Presented to the faculty and graduate students of the University of Sunderland, Sunderland, England, Summer, 1994.
Session Chairman, Consumer Behavior Session, Western Decision Sciences Institute, Maui, HI, 1994.
Program Chair, Business Association for Latin American Studies (BALAS): Malibu/San Pedro, CA, 1993.
Hagan, Alfred J. "Private Sector Partnering in Traditional Public Sector Development Projects: The Central American Experience." Presented to the faculty and graduate students of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, Summer, 1993.
Hagan, Alfred J. "International Partnership Arrangements: The Pepperdine University Experience." Presented to faculty and graduate students of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, Summer, 1993.

Professional Activities: Meetings and Conferences

Mexico Area Coordinator, Western Decision Sciences Institute, 2005-present.
Session Chairman, Internet Shopping and Simulation, Decision Sciences Institute, 29th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, November, 1998.
Discussant, Potpourri Session, Decision Sciences Institute, 29th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, November, 1998.
Latin American Area Coordinator, Western Decision Sciences Institute, 1997-2004.
Section Chair, Marketing Research, Western Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, HI, Spring, 1994.

Institutional and Community Service

1997-99: President, Faculty Organization, Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University, Culver City, CA
1996-97: Vice President, Faculty Organization, Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University, Culver City, CA
1995-98: Member, Project Corazón. Episcopal volunteer group that builds houses each year in the Otai Mesa community of Tijuana, Mexico
1995-98: Member, Long Range Planning Committee, Christ Church (Episcopal), Redondo Beach, CA
1995-98: Member, Financial Committee, Christ Church (Episcopal), Redondo Beach, CA
1982-1993: Member, Canterbury Men's Club, Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal), Mesa, AZ

Honors and Special Recognition

Membership in Professional and Honor Societies:
Academy of International Business, AIB
Alpha Kappa Psi
Business Association of Latin American Studies, BALAS
Sigma Iota Epsilon
Sophomore Honor Society, University of Maine, Orono
Senior Honor Society, President, University of Maine, Orono
Western Decision Sciences Institute, WDSI
Western Economic Association, WEA

Biographies

Directory of Management Experts
National Directory of Latin Americanists
Who's Who: Men of Achievement, UK
Who's Who in Advertising, US
Who's Who in America, US
Who's Who in International Business, UK
Who's Who in the West, US

Research Fellowships

Ford Foundation
Organization of American States
Rockefeller Foundation