Johanna Hunsaker, Ph.D.

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Johanna Hunsaker, Ph.D.

Johanna Hunsaker, Ph.D.
Professor of Management and Team Leader

Email | hunsaker@sandiego.edu
Phone | (619) 260-4858
Office | Olin Hall 313

    Professor of Management and Team Leader

    • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Urban Education, Business Administration and Sociology
    • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Philosophical and Cultural Foundations of Education
    • B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison, English and Education

    Johanna Hunsaker, professor of Management and Organizational Behavior, joined the USD faculty in 1981. Hunsaker previously taught at San Diego State University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has taught internationally in France, Germany, Hong Kong, and Saipan in the Northern Marianas Islands. In her years at USD, Hunsaker has concentrated on effective teaching and curriculum development, designed new courses and practiced innovative teaching techniques. She consistently ranks in the top 10 percent of professors in the School of Business. Hunsaker has published over 50 articles, including a book on gender issues in the workplace, Strategies and Skills for Managerial Women. Much of her professional life has been committed to supporting women in leadership positions. She has served as a trainer, a consultant, and has been an expert witness in numerous court cases concerning sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.

    Selected Current Research

    Hunsaker, J.,Hunsaker, P. (2009). The Paper Tower Exercise: Experiencing Leadership and Group Dynamics. Fundamentals of Organizational Behaviour, Canadian Edition (4th Edition)

    Book, Textbook-New

    Hunsaker, J.,Hunsaker, P.,Baron, E.,Benoliel, M.,Bourne, P.,Doke, D.,Hau, W.,Lapin, R.,O'Rourke, J., (2010). The Book of Management: the ten essential skills for achieving high performance. Dorling Kindersley Limited

    Book, Textbook-Revised

    Hunsaker, J.,Hunsaker, P. (2011). Strategies and Skills for Managerial Women, 3rd edition. Ann Arbor, MI, XanEdu Press

    Conference Proceeding

    Hunsaker, P.,Hunsaker, J. (2014). Dynamics of Formal versus Informal Power Bases in Influencing Political Team Decisions. Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International , 11

    Hunsaker, P.,Hunsaker, J. (2013). Facilitating Team Development and Productivity: An Integrated Model. Proceedings of the Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International, Ninth Annual Mee, Tenth

    Hunsaker, P.,Hunsaker, J. (2012). Mitigating Free-Riding Behavior in Virtual Teams. Proceedings of the Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International, Ninth Annual Mee

    Hunsaker, J. (2011). Sub-optimization and Collaboration in Interdependent Team-based Organiztions: An Experiential Exercise. University of Portland

    Hunsaker, J.,Hunsaker, P. (2010). Making Group Projects Effective Learning Expereinces. Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International

    Hunsaker, J. (2008). Fundraising and Values: Bad Management or a Compromise of Ethics. Western Casewriters Association Proceedings

    Hunsaker, J. (2007). Sustainable Wages on College and University Campuses: An Ethical Imperative. Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association Intenational

    Hunsaker, J. (2007). Using Charters for Enhancing Student Learning Team Effectiveness. 10th Annual Conference for Creative Teaching (WACRA-ACT)

    Hunsaker, P.,Hunsaker, J.,Wilhelm, A. Enhancing the Leadership Skills of MBA Students: The Development and Effectiveness of a Leadership Fellows Program. Western Decision Sciences Institute , Forty-

    Written Case with Instructional Material

    Hunsaker, J. (2006). A Case of Organizational Mismanagement: The Effects of Power and Culture at Kamehameha School. Embryo Session, North American Case Research Association

    Journal Article, Academic Journal

    Hunsaker, J.,Hunsaker, P. (2015). An Integrated Model for Facilitating Team Development and Productivity. Journal of Business Leadership

    Hunsaker, P.,Hunsaker, J. (2012). Educating Leaders to Manage Sub-optimization and Collaboration in Interdependent Team-based Organizations. Journal of Business Leadership/American National Business Hall of Fame, 19 (1), 23-36.

    Hunsaker, P.,Pavett, C.,Hunsaker, J. (2011). Increasing Student Learning Effectiveness with Team Charters. Journal of Education for Business, Vol. 8 ( No. 3), 127-139.

    Hunsaker, J. (2010). Fundraising and Values: When Do you Say "No" to Money?. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 13 (1), 48-60.

    Hunsaker, J. (2007). Instructors Notes :Red Cross Under Fire. Journal of the International Academy of Case Studies, 13 (4), 95-106.

    Hunsaker, J. (2007). Red Cross Under Fire. Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, 13 (3), 105-112.

    Book, Chapter in Textbook-New

    Hunsaker, J. (2012). DA Consulting: A Failed Change Initiative in Lessons in Leading Change: Learning from Real World Cases. Lessons in Leading Change: Learning from Real World Cases Cases Ca

    Book, Scholarly-New

    Hunsaker, P.,Hunsaker, J. (2009). Managing People. Dorling Kindersley