Michael Card

Michael Card

Associate Provost, Dean Distance Education / Associate Professor

DIVISION OF CONTINUING & DISTANCE EDUCATION

McKusick Technology Center 215

Phone: (605) 658-6128

Email: Michael.Card@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Organiational Theory, generally State and local government and politics, with special interests in South Dakota government Public and Nonprofit Organization Strategic Management


Research Interests:

Human behavior in formal organizations.


Education:

  • Ph D, Public Policy & Management, The Ohio State University, 1992
  • Master of Public Administration, Public Administration, U. of South Dakota, 1987
  • BS, U. of South Dakota, 1981

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Certification to Administer Emotional Quotient Inventory, Multi-health Systems, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Strengths Coach, Gallup Inc., Lincoln NE

Grants:

  • Determining School District Effectiveness Empirically, Chieseman Foundation. (2010 - Present)
  • School District Opt-Out Elections, Chiesman Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2005 - 2006)
  • Relationship between School District Budget Cuts and School Outcome Measures, Chiesman Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2005 - 2006)
  • South Dakota Democracy Project, Chiesman Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2002 - 2004)
  • Resource Inputs and Policy Outputs, Chieseman Foundation. (2013)

Publications:

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  • Fairholm, Matthew, and Card, Michael. Perspectives of Strategic Thinking: From Controlling Chaos to Embracing It, Article 2. Vol. 15, Iss. 1. Journal of Management & Organization, 2009.
  • Card, Michael, Anderson, William, and Erickson, J R.. South Dakota. In Political encyclopedia of the U.S. states and regions, edited by Donald P. Haider-Markel, general editor; Michael A. Card, Ronald Keith Gaddie, Gary Moncrief, and Kenneth T. Palmer, regional editors, 523-634 . Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2009.
  • Card, Michael. The Midwest. In Political encyclopedia of the U.S. states and regions, edited by Donald P. Haider-Markel, General Editor; Michael A. Card, Ronald Keith Gaddie, Gary Moncrief, and Kenneth T. Palmer, regional editors, 505-512. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2009.
  • Fairholm, Matthew, and Card, Michael. What MPAs Tell Us They Value After They Leave Us, 6-7. Vol. 30, Iss. 10. American Society for Public Administration: PA Times, Education Supplement, 2007.
  • Card, Michael, and Card, Karen. Public Sector Competitive Strategies: Understanding Post-secondary Distance Education in South Dakota, 461-481. Vol. 30, Iss. 5. International Journal of Public Administration, 2007.
  • Card, Michael. Uncharted and Ever-changing contours of South Dakota Political Culture. In South Dakota History, 322-328. Vol. 36, Iss. 3..
  • Card, Michael, Spooner, Susan, and Keenan, Rhonda. Determining if Leadership is Being Practiced: Evaluation Methodology. In Nursing Administration Quarterly. Vol. 22, Iss. 1..
  • Card, Michael. Toward a Middle Range Theory of Individual Level Leadership Transitions. In Leadership Quarterly, 27-48. Vol. 8, Iss. 1..
  • Card, Michael. Facilitating Distance Learning Discussions: Mediated by Technology. In Proceedings of the IBSCA Annual Conference..

Awards and Honors:

  • Outstanding Reviewer, Academy of Management, 2013
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Academy of Management - Management Education Division, 2012
  • Inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Sigma Alpha, Public Administration honorary, 2004
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management, 2001
  • Larry Annis Award (outstanding service to University), 2001
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Public and NonProfit Division, The Academy of Management, 2001
  • USD nominee to be "Carnegie Association U. S. Professor of the Year", 2000
  • USD nominee to be "Carnegie Association U. S. Professor of the Year", 1999
  • Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Gamma Sigma, a business honorary, 1999
  • Outstanding Student Advisor, University of South Dakota, 1999
  • Best Paper award, International Business School Computing Association, 1997
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Business Policy & Strategy Division, Academy of Management, 1996

Presentations:

  • Card, Michael. Financial Sustainability of School Districts: Doing More with Less. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration, New Orleans, LA, USA. (March 15, 2013)
  • Card, Michael. Presented at the Mighty Mo Flood conference, Vermillion, SD, USA. (March 28, 2012)
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  • Card, Michael. Creating Your Career. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration, Washington, DC. (October 2010)
  • Card, Michael. Your New Job - Managing the Visible and Invisible Processes. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration, Region IV Conference, Omaha NE. (October 2009)
  • Card, Michael. Public Values or Administrative Values?. Presented at the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), Washington DC. (October 2009)
  • Card, Michael. Public Values or Administrative Values?. Presented at the Region IV Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Omaha, NE. (October 2009)
  • Card, Michael. Creating Your Job. Presented at the 70th meeting of the American Society for Public Administration annual conference, Miami, FL. (March 2009)
  • Card, Michael. Multiple Generations in the Public Service. Presented at the 70th meeting of the American Society for Public Administration annual conference, Miami, FL. (March 2009)
  • Card, Michael, Haley, Maggie. Training Programs for Diversity in a Seemingly NonDiverse World. Presented at the 70th meeting of the American Society for Public Administration annual conference, Miami, FL. (March 2009)
  • Card, Michael. Creating Your Job - Taking Charge of a New Managerial Assignment. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration, Dallas, Texas. (March 2008)
  • Card, Michael. Me and You and the Organization Too! Collaboration in Public Service. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration, Washington DC. (March 2007)
  • Fairholm, Matthew, Card, Michael, Skaret, Matt. The Opt-Out Option: Unraveling a Significant Issue in South Dakota's Financing. Presented at the Great Plains Political Science Association, Wayne, NE. (2006)
  • Card, Michael. Term Limits in a Citizen Legislature. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Great Plains Political Science and Public Administration Conference, Kearney NE. (March 2005)
  • Card, Michael. Leadership Habits of Lewis & Clark. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration, Region VI Conference, South Sioux City, NE. (October 2004)
  • Card, Michael, Ireland, Jill. Leadership Traits and the Traditional Lakota Leaders. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration, Region VI Conference, South Sioux City, NE. (October 2004)
  • Card, Michael. Job Satisfaction and the Hierarchy. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Great Plains Political Science and Public Administration Conference, Vermillion, SD. (April 2004)
  • Fairholm, Matthew, Smith, Elizabeth, Braunstein, Richard, Card, Michael, Zell, J. Do South Dakotans Bowl At All? Developing Multidimensional Measures of Democratic Participation. Presented at the Great Plains Political Science Association Conference, Marshall, MN. (2003)
  • Card, Michael, Card, Karen. Going the Distance: Distance Education as a Strategy for Rural Institutions. Presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Sacramento, CA. (November 2002)
  • Card, Michael, Card, Karen. Public Sector Business Models: Understanding Post Secondary Distance Education in South Dakota. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration, Region VI Conference, Omaha, NE. (October 2002)
  • Card, Michael. Types and Forms of Leadership Education. Presented at the SD Council on Public Affairs, Spearfish, SD. (April 1998)
  • Card, Michael. Rigor, Relevance, and a Good Story: Investigating and Writing High Quality Research Cases. Presented at the Academy of Entrepreneurship National Conference of the Allied Academies, Las Vegas, NV. (April 1997)
  • Card, Michael. Teaching and Demonstrating the Essential Human Resource Management Functions with an Experiential Exercise. Presented at the Academy of Strategic and Organizational Leadership, National Conferences of the Allied Academies, Las Vegas, NV. (April 1997)
  • Card, Michael. Trials and Tribulations of an International Internship Program. Presented at the International Association of Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (August 1996)
  • Card, Michael. Seasons of a Public Sector CEO's Tenure: A Review and Integration of Theoretical and Empirical Research. Presented at the Academy of Management, British Columbia, Canada. (August 1995)
  • Card, Michael. Teaching Strategy using Field Research. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the North American Case Research Association, New Orleans, LA. (November 1994)
  • Card, Michael. Beyond Management. Presented at the Psyche at Work: An International Symposia on Jungian Perspectives on Work, Omaha, NE. (October 1994)
  • Card, Michael. Giving up the Reins without Knowing It: Leadership Failures in State Agency Administration. Presented at the American Society for Public Administration, Kansas City, MO. (July 1994)
  • Card, Michael. The 60 Minute Guide to Strategic Planning. Presented at the Prairie Family Business Conference, Pierre, SD. (May 1994)
  • Card, Michael. Creating Your Job: Toward a Middle range Theory of Executive Leadership Transitions: Activities Prior to the Successor's Arrival. Presented at the Academy of Management, Las Vegas, Nevada. (August 1992)
  • Card, Michael, Feimer, Steve. Rehabilitation Revisited: A Report of the Post Release Employment related Activities of the Parolees and Releasees of the Springfield Correctional Facility. Presented at the Executive Team of the Department of Corrections, State of South Dakota. (1992)
  • Card, Michael. Leadership Transitions: Early Stages of Organizational Change and Transformation. Presented at the Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Bethesda, Maryland. (October 24, 1991)
  • Card, Michael. Taking Charge: Leadership and Inertial Forces in Public Organization Management. Presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, San Francisco, California. (October 18, 1990)
  • Card, Michael. A Multi Perspectival Analysis of Ethical Issues. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration, Los Angeles, California. (April 1990)
  • Card, Michael. Ethics Education in MPA Programs: The Application of Cognitive and Moral Development Theories. Presented at the Region VI meeting of the American Society for Public Administration, East Lansing, MI. (September 1989)
  • Card, Michael, Orosz, Janet F.. Toward a Theory of Public Sector Executive Succession. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. (August 1988)
  • Card, Michael, Orosz, Janet F., Backoff, Robert W.. Strategic Leadership Transitions: Toward a Theory and Practice Dialogue. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society for Public Administration, Portland, OR. (April 1988)