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Office: University Center on Main Street

Room: 221A

Phone: 5704084715

Email: dean.frear@wilkes.edu

Dr. Dean F. Frear

Associate Professor

Sidhu School of Business

Biography

Dr. Frear holds the Ph.D. in Organization & Management. Previously working in the investment industry, Dr. Frear held a Series 7, 63, and 65 with the National Association of Securities Dealers. As a Financial Consultant, he developed and presented more than 30 seminars dealing with such issues as Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, and Investment Planning for Senior Citizens.

Though specializing in Leadership and Organizational Management, Dr. Frear has taught numerous courses including Organizational Behavior, Statistics, Corporate Finance, Macro, Micro, and Managerial Economics, The Selling Process, Business Research Methods, and Operations Management.

Dr. Frear works with the Wilkes University Sovereign Center Workshop Series as a leadership consultant. He is the faculty advisor for the Wilkes Chapter of The Society for Advancement of Management Club.

Publications

Batory, S., Batory, A., Frear, D. (2009). Faculty and student perceptions of academic integrity in private and public universities: Expanding marketing horizons into the 21st Century. D. Sheppard (Ed.), Association of Marketing Theory and Practice, 18.

Frear, D. (2007). Rural female entrepreneurs: A demographic survey in rural Pennsylvania. Journal of Business & Public Affairs. 1,2.

Kallianiotis, J. & Frear, D. (2007). Assets return and risk and exchange rate trends: An ex post analysis Journal of European Research Studies. X, 1-2.

Frear, D. (2006). How to spot management /leadership hooey. Northeast Business Journal

Frear, D. (2005) Rural Female Entrepreneurs: An Exploratory Study Of Leadership Profiles In Rural Pennsylvania. Capella University. Dissertation.

Conference Proceedings

Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology. (2009). Attended in capacity of NABET President. State College, PA.

COPE, International (2009). Attended in capacity of Interim President & Executive Director. Dubai, Arab Emerits.

Society for Advancement of Management (2009). Personailty Characteristics of Entrepreneurs: A Comparison with the ManagerialPersonality. Las Vegas, NV

Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology. (2008). Attended in capacity of Vice President Programs. State College, PA.

COPE, International (2008). Attended in capacity of Executive Director. New Delhi, India.

Society for Advancement of Management (2008). The Effect of Change on Management Planning:
Applying Chaos Theory. Arlington, VA.

Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology. (2007). Attended in capacity of Vice President Programs. State College, PA.

Society for Advancement of Management (2007). Demographic characteristics of Rural Female Entrepreneurs. Las Vegas, NV

Financial Services Symposium 2006 (2006). Assets Return and Risk, and Exchange Rate Trends in an Uncertain Environment. Financial Services Institute, St. John’s University, New York City, N.Y  

Association of Pennsylvania University Business and Economics Faculty (2006). Demographic Characteristics of Rural Female Entrepreneurs. State College, PA

Society for Advancement of Management (2006). Workplace Diversity: Ethical and Legal Issues Orlando, FL.

Society for Advancement of Management (2005). Gender Issues in Leadership. Las Vegas, NV

Society for Advancement of Management (2004). History of Emotional Intelligence. Orlando, FL

Association of Pennsylvania University Business and Economics Faculty (2004) Cultural Variations in Leadership State College, PA

Pennsylvania Economic Association (2003). Corporate Firm Objective, Valuation, and Risk: A New Revisional Frontier of Finance. Millersville, PA.

Presentations and Seminars


Frear, D. (2009). Personailty characteristics of entrepreneurs: A comparison with the managerial personality. Conference Paper. Society for Advancement of Management. Las Vegas, NV

Frear, D. (2008). The effect of change on management planning: Applying chaos theory. Conference Paper.  Society for Advancement of Management. April, 2008. Arlington, VA.

Frear, D. (2006). Demographic characteristics of rural female entrepreneurs.
Conference Paper. Association of Pennsylvania University Business and Economics Faculty, October, State College, PA.

Frear, D. & Kallianiotis, J. (2006). Assets return and risk, and exchange rate trends in an uncertain environment. Presented at the Financial Services Symposium 2006 of the Financial Services Institute, September, 2006. St. John’s University, New York City, NY.  

Frear, D. (2006). Workplace diversity: Ethical and legal issues. Conference Paper. Society for Advancement of Management, April, 2006. Orlando, FL.

Frear, D. (2005). Gender issues in leadership. Conference Paper. Society for Advancement of Management,  April, 2005. Las Vegas, NV.

Frear, D. (2004). Cultural variations in leadership. Conference Paper. Association of Pennsylvania University Business and Economics Faculty, September, 2004. State College, PA.

Frear, D. & Spath, D. (2004). History of emotional intelligence. Conference Paper. Society for Advancement of Management, March,  2004.Baltimore, MD.

Frear, D. & Kallianiotis, J. (2003). PA. Corporate firm objective, valuation, and risk: a new revisional frontier of finance. Conference Paper. Pennsylvania Economic Association May, 2003. West Chester University of PA.

Workshops and Seminars Developed and Presented

Leadership Workshop for Students from Multiple Universities – University of Scranton    October, 2009
Syllabus Development Workshop for Adjunct Professors Wilkes University        January, 2009
Leadership Workshop – Sovereign Center for Executive Education             May, 2005
Leadership Workshop – Sovereign Center for Executive Education             November, 2004
Insurance Issues for Seniors Seminar                            2002
Retirement Planning for Senior Citizens Seminar                        2001
Estate Planning using Trusts Seminar                            2001

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