James R. Wills, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Marketing (Pending)

Academic Background

  • 1976 - PhD, Kent State University
  • 1970 - MBA, Western Michigan University
  • 1968 - BA, Taylor University

Research Interests

  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • 
Research Methods

Selected Publications

Samli, A. Coskun, James R. Wills, Jr., Paul Herbig, "The Information Superhighway Goes International: Implications for Industrial Sales Transactions," The International Journal of Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 26, No.1 (1997) pp. 51-58. 



Jacobs, Laurence W., James R. Wills, Jr., A. Coskun Samli, and William R. Bullard, "Internationalization of Domestic Product Life Cycles: An Exploration of Causality," International Marketing Review, Vol. 14, No.1 (1997) pp. 75-87. 



Samli, A. Coskun, Gregory P. Wirth, James R. Wills, Jr., "High-Tech Firms Must Get More Out of Their International Sales Efforts," The International Journal of Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 23, No.4 (1994) pp. 333-342.

Honors

  • 1993 - College of Business UHM Excellence in Teaching Award

  • 1992 - Selected for Advertising Education Foundation New York, NY, Visiting Professor Program

  • 1991 - College of Business UHM Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 1991 - Member of Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society
  • 1991 - Member of Mu Kappa Tau Marketing Honor Society
  • 1991 - Selected as a Fellow of the Pacific Asian Management Institute

Additional Information

Academic Experience 



  • 1992-Present - Professor, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii Manoa 


  • 1981-1992 - Associate Professor, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii Manoa
  • 1977-1981 - Assistant Professor, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii Manoa 


  • 1974-1977 - Assistant Professor, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio 


  • 1970-1972 - Assistant Professor, Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana 


  • 1968-1970 - Instructor, Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana 


Adminstrative Experience 



  • July 2003-December 2004 - Interim Dean, Shidler College of Business, UHM
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July 2000-June 2003 - Associate Dean, Shidler College of Business, UHM 


  • 1995-2003 - Director, Executive MBA program, Shidler College of Business, UHM 


  • 1994-2003 - Executive Secretary, Academy of International Business, Shidler College of Business, UHM
  • 1988-1991 - Director, Hawaii Management Program, Shidler College of Business, UHM; 1982-1985: Associate Dean, Shidler College of Business, UHM
  • 1972-1974 - 
Resident Director, Student Life - student dormitory manager, Kent State University
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Shidler College of Business
2404 Maile Way
Honolulu
HI
96822
USA

Room

C-401g

Contact Info

Phone
(808) 956-7607
Fax
(808) 956-9886