Michael Brizek

Michael Brizek

  • Professor of Management, College of Business
M 62 Carnell Learning Center

Ph.D., Virginia Tech (2003)

Other, University of South Carolina (1995)

B.S., University of South Carolina (1994)


Brizek, M. G. (2018).  An Examination Regarding the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) within Financial Institutions: A Literature Review.   Journal of Business Management & Economics, 6 (2), 1-18.

Brizek, M. G. & Murphy, M. R. (2018).  Examining the Predictive Validity of Emotional-Social Intelligence on Project Success in Software Development Teams.   International Journal of Business and Social Science, 4 (3), 54-75, doi: 249-6501.

Weitz, L. & Brizek, M. G. (2017).  Examining the underrepresentation of women leadership within the securities brokerage industry.   Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, 9, 1-27, doi: 2327-7114.

Brizek, M. G. (2017).  No One is as Smart as Anyone-A Japanese Proverb: The Story of a High Performing Work Team.   Journal of Business Case Studies, 16, 1-16.

Talafuse, A. & Brizek, M. G. (2015).  Traditional and Digital Media Advertising Preference: A Descriptive Evaluation of Billings Montana Mothers.   Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 18, 1-14.

Armistead, N. & Brizek, M. G. (2015).  Comparative Analysis of Individual Investor Portfolios Based on Behavioral Finance and Efficient market Theories.   Research in Business and Economics Journal, 10, 1-16.

Brizek, M. G. (2013).  Coffee Wars: The Big Three: Starbucks, McDonald's, and Dunkin' Donuts.   Journal of Case Research in Business and Economics, 5, 1-12.

Brizek, M. G. (2013).  Explaining Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Contemporary Literature Investigation.   Journal of Management and Marketing Research, 14, 1-13.


Conference Proceedings 

Brizek, M. G. (2018).  Exploring Creativity and Innovative Entrepreneurial Practices within a Business Curriculum Design versus Autocratic Instruction. A Case Study.  In USC Upstate (Ed.)   South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium.

Brizek, M. G. (2016).  Evaluating the Complexity of Strategy Formulation within an Organization: A Phenomenological Perspective.   SEINFORMS.

Brizek, M. G. (2013).  An Investigation of Common Friction Points Amongst Hospitality Sector Operators within the Franchise Relationship.   World Research Summit for Hospitality and Tourism / University of Central Florida.

Brizek, M. G. (2017).  Developmental Thought for Individual and Organizational Performance and Innovation.   USASBE Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference.

Brizek, M. G. (2015).  The Use of Case Study Method in Order to Introduce Characteristics of Entrepreneurial Behavior in the Classroom.   SEINFORMS.