Frank Goeddeke (av1331)

University information

Title: Assistant Professor - Teaching
Unit: Management Admin
Department: School of Business Admin

Contact information

Mike Ilitch School of Business

Title: Assistant Professor of Teaching in Management

Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Room 442
Detroit, MI 48201


Frank Goeddeke has taught at nearly a dozen post-secondary institutions over more than two decades. He holds a PhD in Management from the University of Florida, an MBA from Rollins College, and an MAS and BS from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He has been published in several journals including Journal of Organizational Behavior and Organizational Research Methods. He has held a number of professional positions in his career including Associate Dean, skilled tradesperson, flight instructor, union president, industry researcher, union organizer, university administrator, and accreditation manager. Additionally, he has served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Mongolia (2010-2013). Frank is the co-founder of the MISB MBA Student and MBA Alumni Book Club that meets quarterly, and serves on the MISB Faculty Online Teaching Sub-Committee and as faculty liaison to the Management Department Advisory Board.  He is a Quality Matters online course Peer Reviewer and holds the QM Online Teaching Certification.


Ph.D., Management, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, December, 2004

M.B.A., Management, Crummer Graduate School of Business, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, April, 1999
M.A.S., Human Factors specialization, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, August, 1995
B.S., Professional Aeronautics, minor in Aviation Business Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Department of Independent Study, Extended Campus.  Daytona Beach, FL, November, 1994
Associate Degree, General Studies, Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI,  March 1989
Certificate of Achievement, Millwright, Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI, 1986
  • Labor relations
  • Safety & organizational reliability
  • Research methods
  • Quality
AACSB specialty: Management
Research and teaching interests:
  • Organizational behavior
  • Labor relations
  • Research methods

Masters, M., Goeddeke, F., Gibney, R., & Volz, W. (2022). Balancing rights and responsibilities in remedying union corruption: The case of the United Auto Workers (UAW). Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 34, 385-411.

Goeddeke, F., & Masters, M. (March 2021). The UAW: An iconic union falls into scandal. Routledge: New York, NY.

Goeddeke, F., & Masters, M. (2020). The United Auto Workers: From Walter Reuther to Rory Gamble. Perspectives on Work, 24, 40-44. Labor and Employment Relations Association.

Eberle, P., Bradley, T., Giss, G., & Goeddeke, F. (2020). Exploring Regional Differences in Cultural Values Involved in Creating Vietnam’s Emerging Economy. Empirical Economics Review, 10(2), 111-149.


Goeddeke, F. (January 17, 2023). Mentoring for Organizational Change. Keynote speech for about 100 participants at the “Empowering and Strengthening English Teaching Mentors’ network through Re-training and PD project” conference sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Goeddeke, F. (April 28, 2022). Online Teaching Best Practices. Invited panelist. Sponsored by ReBUILD Detroit Online Learning Community.

Pineros, R., Dharmasasmita, A., & Goeddeke, F. (March 8, 2021). Responsible Leadership & Competencies. Presented at the AACSB Innovative Curriculum Conference. AACSB Responsible Management Education Affinity Group.

  • Master Flight Instructor accreditation, National Association of Flight Instructors, February 2017 – February 2019.
  • Master Ground Instructor accreditation, National Association of Flight Instructors, November 2016 – November 2018.
  • “Leader Who Lead [sic] By Example” Award, UB Toastmasters, November 2014.
  • Distinguished Toastmaster Award, Toastmasters International, January 2014.
  • President’s Award, Institute of Finance and Economics, February 2013.
  • Value Added Award, GM Technical Education Program, September 2007
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, 2005
Frank Goeddeke

Courses taught by Frank Goeddeke

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