Frederick A. Lins, Doctor of Management MBA, Bachelor of Science in Physics. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone; 808.284.2007, SKYPE at Fred_Lins
v Four years as adjunct practitioner with the Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii. Classes taught included Organizational behavior, Business strategy, IT for non-majors, Global IT Management, Strategic Management--the undergraduate capstone, Managing innovation and creativity, and Ethics for EMBA's. Research interest entrepreneurial cognition. Reviewer for the International Journal of Knowledge Management. Member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society. v Four years as an Angel Investor member of the Hawaii Angels Group. Investments in seven start-up firms. v Four years in the University of Phoenix Doctor of Management Program specializing in organizational leadership. v Twelve years Small Business Owner of an Information Technology Business. v Twenty-five years of progressive experience in the information technology field with emphasis on management and systems analysis. v Fifteen months bank administration and operations experience with responsibility for systems training and policy changes due to on-line automation. v Fifteen years of executive level management in the growing, highly dynamic ADP service bureau business focusing on product development, marketing, sales, and contract preparation. v Four years of experience as a Systems Analyst and Programming Supervisor in an IBM mainframe environment. v Four years of experience in designing, programming and implementing on-line and batch banking data processing systems including demand deposit accounting, savings, loans, on-line savings and loan, total information (customer), and general ledger v Six years of work experience overseas in Vietnam, Tanzania and Germany.
v Fourteen years, August Enterprises Inc., President responsible for marketing, systems integration of large-scale, terabyte robotic tape storage systems. v Fifteen years, COMPUTAB, Inc., Executive Vice President, Computer Service Bureau Business Development, Senior Systems Consultant. v One and one-half years, Hawaii Thrift & Loan, Incorporated (subsidiary of First Hawaiian, Inc.), Assistant Vice President Systems and Procedures Coordinator. v Two and one-half years, Southeast Asia Computer Associates, Senior Systems Analyst, Director of Systems Analysis, Project Manager, Director of Honolulu Operations, Director of Operations, Vice President of Operations. v Two years, Control Data/Computer Sciences Corporation, Saigon Vietnam, Applications Analyst, Systems Analyst/Programmer, Group Leader Systems and Programming. v Three years, U.S. Army, Captain Infantry, Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer, General Staff Officer, Unit Commander. Germany and Vietnam. v Two and one-half years, Ohio State University Research Foundation, Assistant Director Language Lab., Computer Maintenance Engineer, Research Electronics Engineers. v One year, Adam Opel A. G., Division of General Motors, West Germany, Cost Accounting Analyst, EDV Applications Analyst. v Two years, Delco Moraine, Division of General Motors, Industrial Management Trainee, Cost Accounting Analyst, Engineering Student.
v University of Phoenix, Doctorate of Management 2009, area of interest was entrepreneurship, leadership, and angel investing. Research dissertation was a study in the affect of an MBA education on the Entrepreneurial Orientation of Vietnamese managers. v University of Hawaii, Telecommunications and Information Resources Management Program 1998/99. v University of Hawaii, MBA, Executive Program, 1978/79. v Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals Certificate in Data Processing (CDP), 1977. v American Institute of Banking, Basic Certificate in Bank Operations, 1976. v Technical Seminars in Computer Auditing and Developing Automated General ledger systems, 1972. v Ohio State University, B.S., Engineering Physics, Statistics, 1961-67. v Air University of the Dept. of Defense, Management Analysis, 1966. v Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Marktwirtschaft, (Economics and Accounting), 1964. v Goethe Institute, German Language, Literature, 1964. v General Motors Institute, Industrial Management, 1961-1963.
v Languages: -English, Native, -German, Fluent, -Russian, Studied 1963-1967 -Japanese, Studied, 1986 to 1990, v Military Service: - 1967 to 1970 -Distinguished Military Graduate, Ohio State University -Ranger School,-Regular Army Commission, - National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Bronze Star, Two Overseas Bars. -Classified Security Clearances
o Director - E-Charter School Hawaii Dept. of Education 2001 o Director - Tech Corp Hawaii, Vice Chairman 1997-1999 o Kaimuki Neighborhood Board 1982 – 1984 o Member - Chamber of Commerce Armed Services Committee, 1994-present o Member - Oahu Economic Development Board - Defense Industry Cluster 1997-1998 o Member - Association Image and Information Management(AIIM) 1994-2001 o Member - Info Systems Security Association (ISSA) 1993-2001 o Member - National Association of Systems Programmers (NaSPA) 1992-present o Member - Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) 1998-present o Director/Member - Hawaii Society of Corporate Planners 1998-2001 o Director - University of Hawaii CBA Alumni Association 1994- Present o Director - US Navy League Honolulu Council 1999-2003 o Supporter - Friends of the East West Center 1999. v Other Interests: Licensed Private Pilot - single engine land, 1977, Licensed Radio Operator, 1974 Married 1980, two children.
Lins, Frederick A. and Doktor, Robert H. (2014). A Theory of Entrepreneurial Opportunity Discovery, Knowledge Creation, and Decision-Making. Business and Management Research, 3(1), 18-30. (URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/bmr.v3n1p18 )
Lins, Frederick A. (2011). Qualitative Comparative Analysis Complements Quantitative Statistics: A Study of the Effect of an MBA Intervention on Entrepreneurial Orientation. Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International Conference, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. (Journal of Business Leadership, Fall 2011)
Lins, Frederick A. (2010). The effect of an executive MBA program on entrepreneurial orientation. Doctoral Dissertation (University of Phoenix). DOI: 10.13140/2.1.4090.7205 Link to dissertation
Doktor, R., Butler, J. E., & Lins, F. (2007). Bayesian Reasoning: Toward a Theory of Innovative Entrepreneurial Decision Making. (Unpublished working paper) Link to paper
Doktor, R., L. Dana, Singer A., Lins A., Lins F. (2007). CROSS-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE. Global Entrepreneurship Research Conference, San Francisco, University of San Francisco.
Glaid, G. K. and F. A. Lins (2001). Group Analysis of a Learning Team Process. Phoenix, University of Phoenix, Online Campus (MGT701): 8.
Lins, F. A. (2000). Comprehensive Paper: An Analysis of the University of Phoenix Online Campus Learning Model. Phoenix, University ofPhoenix, Online Campus: 16.
Lins, F. (1999). Philosophy of Meaning and Value . Online Campus, Doctorate of Management Program. Phoenix, University of Phoenix.
Lins, F. (1999). A Leadership Statement: An essay on the meaning of leadership. Honolulu, University of Phoenix, Online Program.
Lins, F. (1999). Object Oriented Management: Assessing the Effectiveness of a Collaborative Network Training Program. Phoenix, University of Phoenix, Online Campus.
Lins, F. (1999). A Geek's Critique of PTC99. Honolulu, University of Hawaii: Telecommunications and Information Resources Management Program.
Lins, F. A., T. K. Glaid, et al. (2000c). ORG704 - Cultural Models and Assessment - Compare and Contrast. Online Campus. Phoenix, University of Phoenix.
Okwuosa, F. O., Lins F. A., et al. (1999). Critique of the Leaning Team Process. Online Campus, Doctorate of Management Program. Phoenix, University of Phoenix.
Experimental and Development Work Lins, F. A. (1999). Electronic Executive Program (E2P), August Enterprises Inc. Lins, F. A. (2000). ORG704 - Cultural Assessment Model of an Organization: Concept and Design. Online Campus, Doctorate of Management Program DM99D. Phoenix, University of Phoenix. 2000. Lins F. (2001). Project Plan: Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Internet-based Collaborative CMC Program to Support Vietnamese Executives in an MBA Program . Phoenix, University of Phoenix, Online Campus: .
Newspaper and Periodical Articles about Lins
v Dicus, Howard, Pacific Business News, February 23, 2001, Honolulu, Hawaii. p.11. http://pacific.bcentral.com/pacific/stories/2001/02/26/focus1.html
Academic Courses Taught:
Shidler College, University of Hawaii
v ITM366, Information Systems in Organizations (2011, 2012) v Bus650, Managing Innovation & Creativity (2007, 2008) v Bus628, Ethics (2009, 2010) v Bus345, Strategic Management (2009) v Bus630, Managing IT for Strategic Advantage (2011) v Bus696, Business Consulting (2013, 2014)
Hanoi School of Business, Vietnam National University