Andrew Herrity, Ph.D.

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business
Entrepreneurship Program Director

Office Phone: (951) 343-4361
E-mail: aherrity@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: School of Business Building Office Number 237
Office Hours: MWF 9:30-10:30 am, Th 10:30-11:30 am & 1-2 pm, WF 2:30-3:30 pm

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Organization Theory University of California at Riverside 2002
M.B. A. Business, with concentrations in Finance and Marketing California State Polytechnic University 1981
B.A. Economics University of Southern California 1971
  • Additional Education

    Fuller Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, 1989-1991: Graduate courses in cross-cultural leadership.
    Claremont Graduate School, 1991-1993: Graduate courses in management and entrepreneurship.

  • Courses Taught

    Entrepreneurial Behavior and Leadership
    Entrepreneurial Opportunity
    Small Business Management
    Business Policy and Strategy
    Business and Organizational Management
    Business Finance
    Strategic Management
    Entrepreneurial Management
    Organizational Behavior
    International Management

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs
    Christian worldview of business and entrepreneurship
    Leadership
    CEOs
    Strategic Management

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    AWARDS:

    2015. California Baptist University "Trustees Distinguished Scholar of the Year."

    GRANTS:

    Grant awarded 2012 by Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities for Sabbatical study at the University of Cambridge: SOLVING THE “JOBS PROBLEM” IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S INLAND EMPIRE: EXAMINING AND UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET FOR NEW BUSINESS FORMATIONS AS THE PATH TO STIMULATING EMPLOYMENT

    PUBLICATIONS:

    2015. "A Theory for Preparing Students to Maintain Integration of Christian Faith While Starting Careers," Christian Business Academy Review.

    2009. "The Entrepreneurial Capitalist as Hero," International Journal of Change Management.

    PAPERS PRESENTED:

    2016. "The Workplace Struggle of Business Graduates in Their 20s: Is It New and What are Its Causes & Inferences? Presented to the California Baptist University Faculty.

    2015. "Flourishing in Christ and Business: Conceptualizing a Resource for Helping New Graduates Go From Crisis to Excellence," Annual Meeting of the Christian Business Faculty Association, Virginia Beach, VA. Paper won "Best Academic Paper" award.

    2014. "Making a Difference at the Intersection of Faith and Business: Teaching Undergraduates to Align Values and Strengths With Career Opportunities" Paper co-authored with Michael Bishop and presented at the Annual Meeting of the Christian Business Faculty Association, Nashville, Tennessee. Paper won Conference "Best Theme Related Paper Award."

    2014. "Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship." Paper presented at Saint Petersburg Christian University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

    2014. "Decision-Making in the Family Business: Directions for the Future?" Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), Fort Worth, Texas.

    2013. "What Is It Successful Entrepreneurs Do To Succeed?" Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA), Chicago, Illinois.

    2013. "The Three Causes of Entrepreneurial Success: Interviews With 30 Successful Inland Empire Founders on the Reasons for Their Success." Presentation to the Riverside Technology CEO Forum.

    2008. "The Entrepreneurial Capitalist As Hero: Worldwide Cultural Re-Framing of the Innovative Business Leader's Value to Society, 1985-2005." International Society for Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, University of Cambridge, UK.

    2003. "Power and Institutionalized Rules of CEO Succession at U.S. Industrial Corporations, 1975-1994," Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle.

    1998. "Industry and Uncertainty: Institutional Processes in Outsider Selection as CEO," American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco.






  • Church Membership & Activities

    Active member of the Grove Community Church, Riverside

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Active member of the Grove Community Church, Riverside

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Member of Riverside Technology CEO Forum

  • Personal Philosophy

    ""For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.""

    - Jeremiah 29:11